Rubrik Questions

Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
IT Central Station
Apr 07 2021

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Rubrik, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

Nurit Sherman
Content Specialist
IT Central Station

One of the most popular comparisons on IT Central Station is Cohesity vs Rubrik.

People like you are trying to decide which one is best for their company. Can you help them out?

Which of these two solutions would you recommend for Backup and Recovery Software? Why?

Thanks for helping your peers make the best decision!


Nathan MonkIf you do a head to head challenge with the two products capabilities, Rubrik… more »
it_user787419When looking at both solutions, I originally had a leaning preference to Rubrik… more »
Brian CritchlowWe chose Cohesity over Rubrik. The POC was very close, but our techs preferred… more »
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
IT Central Station
Apr 07 2021

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about Rubrik?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
IT Central Station


We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

Miriam Tover
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
Apr 07 2021

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Rubrik.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
IT Central Station
Apr 07 2021

How do you or your organization use this solution?

Please share with us so that your peers can learn from your experiences.

Thank you!

Backup and Recovery Software Questions
Giovanni Golinelli
Presales Manager, Hybrid IT Architect at Netmind
Jul 06 2021


I'm looking for a piece of advice. Does anyone have experience on how to "backup" Isilon (Dell EMC PowerScale (Isilon)) content with Veeam Backup & Replication or an alternative tool?


SimonClarkThere are a number of alternative cloud solutions available e.g. Druva… more »
JohnBowlingAssuming you want to keep the data within the datacenter, there are a few… more »
CvanderHI have no experience with Dell EMC PowerScale though I do know that it is… more »
Alaa Alkhatari
Engineer at a financial services firm with 201-500 employees
Jul 28 2021

Hi community members,

I'm looking for the best backup solution for Sybase ASE 15.5. We should be able to perform both incremental and full backup. 

I appreciate your help.

Evgeny Belenky
IT Central Station
May 21 2021

Colonial Pipeline has confirmed it paid a $4.4m (£3.1m) ransom, according to BBC.

Earlier this month, Hugh has written about it in this article: The Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Attack: Preventing the Next Cybercrime Disruption of Critical Infrastructure

Lessons from the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack

Dear community, let's share your professional opinion with other peers on what lessons can we learn from this ransomware attack.

What can be done better in the future? Is it about backup and recovery tools? About EDR? 

Should the incident response be managed in a different way?


ITSecuri7cfdAt minimum, do the basics. Patch or mitigate vulnerabilities by isolating the… more »
Shashi Ranjan
User at Zirca Digital Solutions Pvt
Jul 28 2021


I'm preparing a technical comparison between Veritas NetBackup BMR and Acronis Backup for our Leadership team. Specifically, I need an in-detail & point-wise description of the Acronis Backup solution.

My setup: ~150 systems.

Thank you in advance!

Syed Abid HussainTechnically NetBackup is a more reliable and comprehensive product as compare to… more »
Ivan Monnier
Infrastructure Analyst en Whirlpool Corporation at Whirlpool Corporation
Jul 15 2021

What is the best backup solution for a hybrid environment (VMware/AWS/GCP)?

Chris ChilderhoseIf you are looking for a solution for a hybrid environment that covers the… more »
AlbeezVEEAM backup is very good and  we are using it since 3 years… more »
JohnBowlingWe are evaluating this very question.  The best solution to protect onPrem… more »
IT Central Station
Sep 13 2021

Why should businesses prioritize having a disaster recovery solution? 

Do you have some real life examples of cases where disaster recovery was not in place, and what the ramifications were to the business? And vice-versa - what are some examples of cases where disaster recovery proved vital and mitigated loss?

JohannFLEURYI’ve been working for big agro-company and multi-site for our different kinds of… more »
Zied Chelbidisaster recovery plan (DPR) is a set of “action to be taken before during and… more »
Shrijendra ShakyaI am in the business of Disaster Recovery and have been providing DRAAS with one… more »
IT Central Station
Mar 27 2021

What are the most important considerations when selecting backup and recovery software for your business, particularly for cloud-based solutions? 

What tips can you share for making the process of selecting backup and recovery software easier?

SimonClarkCloud based backup and storage is the way to proceed in most cases, thus… more »
MahdiBahmaniOn the one hand, A backup solution is part of a bigger one which is named… more »
reviewer1352379SimonClark did an awesome job of outlining considerations that should be… more »
Mark Donnelly

I am researching Backup and Recovery software. I am interested in Acronis. How does it compare to VEEAM and Azure?

Mohamed EltoukhyAcronis: -Modern mobile-enabled web interface -Touch-friendly, works on… more »
Enayat GalsulkarVeeam is a good easy to use backup solution. But it has some limitations when… more »
Richard GoldsteinThis comparison is going to be short and sweet. Azure is ok but if you use… more »
IT Central Station
Aug 23 2021

Office 365 has built-in backup functionality, but some people recommend having a third-party backup. Is this necessary, and what solutions do you recommend for this?

Darrin LeboeufWe use a third party. AvePoint Backup for O365 & Dynamics 365. We evaluated… more »
Rupert LaslettDue to Microsoft's 'shared responsibility' model, it is absolutely necessary to… more »
TonyKerrIn regards to Backups for 365, It all depends on backup costings licenses and… more »
Todd Brandt
President at TechPlanet
Sep 14 2021

Hi peers,

I work as the president of a tech consulting company with 51-200 employees. 

We are researching backup and recovery software. I am looking for more information regarding Infrascale and other options that provide:

  • DRaaS + Failover for Windows
  • Linux (SUSE) virtuals running in VMware/Hyper-V.

Thanks! I appreciate your help.

Adminsys677It depends on the features you are seeking. There are many solutions that I can… more »
LaveTyagiAtempo Time Navigator
Rostislav PilkaVeeam or Commvault. Veeam can be a bit easier to implement and administer… more »
David Thompson
User at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
Aug 16 2021

What is the best backup for super-duper (100Gbps) fast read and write with hardware encryption?

Vuong DoanThe backup speed depends on: - number of concurrent I/O streams - data type -… more »
John AskewI would suggest Veeam with the underlying storage being provided by a Pure… more »
reviewer1053252There is no such thing as best "anything" let alone backups. There are plenty of… more »
IT Operations Manager with 1,001-5,000 employees

Currently using R1Soft and have major issues.  We need the software to work with OVM, Linux, Windows, Sql server, Exchange, and Sharepoint.  We also need bare metal recovery functionality.

Martin MashIn my opinion, there should be no expense spared for protecting the companies… more »
Tomas-DalebjörkIf you want an opensource application than there are severals, Amanda for… more »
it_user545196Check out Atempo Time Navigator. I have had R1Soft, BakBone, ArcServe and… more »
Ariel Lindenfeld
Sr. Director of Community
IT Central Station
Apr 21 2021

There's a lot of vendor hype about enterprise backup and recovery software. What's really important to look for in a solution?

Let the community know what you think. Share your opinions now!

Raul GarciaThey are several aspects; 1) The frequency with which you need the backup… more »
Tomas-DalebjörkThere are several things to consider. The abilities to have flexibilities to… more »
Thang Le Toan (Victory Lee)1. Data integrity (e.g., fast recovery capability, scheduling backups of the… more »