Quest Rapid Recovery Overview

Quest Rapid Recovery is the #25 ranked solution in our list of best Backup and Recovery Software. It is most often compared to Veeam Backup & Replication: Quest Rapid Recovery vs Veeam Backup & Replication

What is Quest Rapid Recovery?
Quest Software's Rapid Recovery is block-level, incremental backup software. Unlike the incremental feature found in legacy products, which backed up the entire changed file, Quest Rapid Recovery backs up only the parts of a file that have been changed.

Quest Rapid Recovery is also known as Dell AppAssure.

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Quest Rapid Recovery Customers
PRIME aerostructures GmbH, Tamworth Regional Council, Rhondda Housing Association, Stadtwerke Pforzheim GmbH & Co., Guangdong Aiyingdao Childrens Department Store, Nspyre, Tarrant Technology Partners, CloudRunner
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ITCS user
CEO at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Consultant
We can make hourly backups of our virtual and physical servers.

What other advice do I have?

You must use physical hardware. Do not create this server in a virtual server. We did that at first and it was way too slow. We then used a physical server on eBay with customer storage. Now it is so much faster. Not running in a Hyper-V physical later is always faster.
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IT Officer at a government with 501-1,000 employees
Vendor
The solution provides granular points from which to perform recoveries.

What other advice do I have?

I'm not sure how things will continue with the software now being supported by Quest, although the newest version (Rapid Recovery) looks worth upgrading to and is supposed to have addressed some of the weaknesses of the 5.4 versions. We run this on two servers (one is the source - where all the backups back up to; the other is a target, which is where everything is replicated to as soon as each backup finishes, for DR purposes). The replication works well and allows you to change servers to the main "source" core in case of a server failure or problem, which we had to do once. There are a lot…
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