EMC Data Domain Competitors and Alternatives

The top EMC Data Domain competitors are
  • HPE StoreOnce
  • Rubrik
  • EMC Avamar
  • Cohesity
  • Veeam Backup & Replication
  • Commvault
  • Veritas NetBackup Appliance
  • ExaGrid EX
Read reviews of EMC Data Domain competitors and alternatives
Real User
Sep 26 2017

What do you think of EMC NetWorker?

Valuable Features: Management GUI Pools to direct backups to storage • Improvements to My Organization: It allows us to not worry about our backups. • Room for Improvement: Some functionality is restricted to Data Domain. • Use of Solution: 21 years. • Stability Issues: No. • Scalability Issues: No. • Customer Service and Technical Support: Excellent. • Initial Setup: The initial setup was complex in 1996, but now our environment is simpler, thus requiring two servers. • Other Advice: If you need to backup multiple OS platforms, this is the product to purchase
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Jo Dorricott
Real User
Hosting Contract Manager at a pharma/biotech company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jun 23 2017

What is most valuable?

It's a leading-edge technology with the capabilities it brings. We need to buy less of it, which means it's more economical. We also really... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It makes it a lot more cost-effective because you're not buying ten pieces of technology separately. We bought it as a stack, racked it... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The price puts me off. It's definitely on the high side.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

For me it was very much a legacy decision. People who were originally involved are no longer with us.

What other advice do I have?

Don't be fooled by other organizations' marketing. Do your homework and make sure it suits your needs.
Real User
Systems Analyst at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees
Aug 15 2018

What do you think of Veritas NetBackup?

Primary Use Case: It is for backing up servers. It has performed well. • Improvements to My Organization: It is essential. We can't do without it. • Valuable Features: Its most valuable features are flexibility and reliability. • Room for Improvement: It needs support for Kernel-based Virtual Machines (KVMs). Some of the hardware is out of support.  The product is not able to keep up with other competitors in the market. • Stability Issues: Stability is very good. • Scalability Issues: Scalability is very good. • Customer Service and Technical Support: Their support is pretty good. • Initial Setup: I have been involved in upgrades. They have not been straightforward. Some of them have required us to make changes to our architecture and production...

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