IBM Spectrum Protect Competitors and Alternatives

The top IBM Spectrum Protect competitors are
  • Commvault
  • Veeam Backup & Replication
  • Veritas NetBackup
  • EMC Data Domain
  • Rubrik
  • EMC NetWorker
  • Cohesity
  • IBM Spectrum Protect Plus
Read reviews of IBM Spectrum Protect competitors and alternatives
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Rubrik
Paul Lerner
Real User
Director of Technology at a financial services firm with 201-500 employees
Jul 16 2018

What is most valuable?

Automation with PowerShell allowed us to realize the additional benefits of integrating Rubrik with other PowerShell-capable systems within the same framework.

How has it helped my organization?

Rubrik has led to improvement by reducing the amount of failed backups, leading to a reduced workload in IT operations. It has a streamlined user interface, provides an improved tech support experience, and reduces the time required to locate... more»

What needs improvement?

We run Microsoft Exchange on physical servers, and we are looking into simplified physical Microsoft Exchange server backup and restore capabilities. Currently, more properties and methods are exposed via REST API when compared with... more»
Giovanni Golinelli
Real User
Virtualization, Storage & Data Protection Specialist at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
May 23 2017

What is most valuable?

It’s very simple to implement and use. It is agentless. It is integrated with HPE storage solutions (SAN and a... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We have significantly improved the restore process of single items, like an Exchange Mailbox with a very simple... more»

What needs improvement?

It requires a Windows Server, but it would be a good idea to have an appliance with no Microsoft license required. As... more»

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

The price is adequate for the quality of the product. There are several editions/licenses that start from basic... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We used Symantec Backup Exec and CA Arcserve. We changed because there was a lack of features specific for a... more»

What other advice do I have?

Only consider the Availability Suite if you need to monitor your virtual environment within backup processes and you... more»
it_user453399
Consultant
IT Consultant at a aerospace/defense firm with 501-1,000 employees
Jan 24 2017

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is the ability to back up to tape. We can quickly restore files that have been deleted or are missing from the system.

How has it helped my organization?

It allows us to be more flexible with how we do our system backups.

What needs improvement?

We would like to have a direct plugin to VMware. It could also be simplified, made more usable and manageable.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We have always been using Data Protector.

What other advice do I have?

I would advise colleagues to try it. If it fits their system, then go for it. Our most important criteria when selecting a vendor was cost.

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