Veeam Backup & Replication Alternatives and Competitors 2019

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Erik Van Der Plaat
Real User
System / Network Administrator at Peelland ICT
Mar 07 2019

What is most valuable?

The most important feature is that it performs disaster backups. That's the only reason we use it, and it's going well so… more»

How has it helped my organization?

We have eight customers who are running their entire virtualized servers on our cloud platform. We use the Vembu software… more»

What needs improvement?

It's hard to say what can be improved since we only use one specific feature of the backup software, and we haven't even… more»

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

From my perspective as an engineer, I appreciate the support of Vembu's people, they think along with us. They came up… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

The main selling point for us to try Vembu software was its pricing. We had no experience with it before, we just found it… more»

What other advice do I have?

The best advice I can give is to give it a shot. You can get a trial license of Vembu and experiment with the software… more»
Real User
Storage Engineer at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
May 15 2018

What is most valuable?

From a tech perspective: * Utilizing deduplication * No replication * Getting the virtual environment backed up using Spectrum Protect Plus on all… more»

How has it helped my organization?

We currently use Tivoli Data Protection to back up our databases. Spectrum Protect is actually the application which backs up the file system data… more»

What needs improvement?

I would love to see something which allows us to do an auto restart of backup jobs. Right now, we have it where we have health checks, and if… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We came from version 7.1.3. Based on some of the features which were offered in version 8, this was the focal point for us to say, "We need to… more»

What other advice do I have?

Look at all the products in the industry, then base your decision on the size of your environment. A lot of times products say that have cool… more»
SysEngineer3401
Real User
Senior Systems Engineer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Jan 07 2019

What is most valuable?

The central pane view is the most valuable feature. You have one console where you can monitor all your jobs, as opposed to going to different… more»

How has it helped my organization?

Our organization is strengthened because we have NetBackup and we tend to use SnapCenter as the primary backup and recovery software. NetBackup has… more»

What needs improvement?

The integration with the vCenter could be better in the sense that the only plain view you have is the data stores. In previous versions of the… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We're using NetBackup. We haven't replaced any solution.

What other advice do I have?

It works. It's reliable. There are no real negative aspects. It's a very solid product. We only have one dedicated user. We haven't defined roles… more»
Real User
Senior Systems Engineer at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Apr 18 2018

What is most valuable?

It's supports Unix, Linux, all of the OS's. It's very stable software, we have been using it for many years now. It's great.

How has it helped my organization?

For backup testing, previously it was taking a long time, because we needed to restore all the machines and systems. Now, testing the backup machines is very fast.

What needs improvement?

The new backup systems are using new mechanisms for the recovery phases; for example, VM, recovery and testing the backup before recovering it. These features are not available in… more»

What other advice do I have?

When selecting a vendor, first of all we need local support, here in our country, so that we don't need to open tickets with the vendor every time. A lot of times we need to open a… more»
Matthew Vallandingham
Real User
Systems Administrator at a media company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jul 01 2018

What is most valuable?

The user interface (UI) is great. It is very lightweight and intuitive. The Auto-Snapshot SLA feature and recovery time… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has greatly simplified our backup process. We create SLAs inside Rubrik, and it does the rest. For most VMs, there is… more»

What needs improvement?

There are so many things Rubrik has done right. They need to continue to listen to their customers and what they… more»

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

The cost was less than our previous provider, and this is a much better product.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We previously used EMC Avamar. The reason that we switched was cost, maintenance, and customer support.

What other advice do I have?

If you are looking for a product that offers backups and DR capabilities, which is easy to use, look no further than… more»
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