Veeam Backup & Replication Competitors and Alternatives

The top Veeam Backup & Replication competitors are
  • Rubrik
  • Commvault
  • VMware SRM
  • Veritas Backup Exec
  • Nakivo
  • Zerto Virtual Replication
  • Acronis Backup
  • Cohesity
Read reviews of Veeam Backup & Replication competitors and alternatives
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Cohesity
reviewer624039
Real User
User at a healthcare company with 501-1,000 employees
Mar 15 2017

What is most valuable?

* It just works. * Backup times are very fast. * The UI makes sense, it is responsive, and it is easy to setup jobs. * The ability to add nodes on the fly to increase storage needs... more»

How has it helped my organization?

* Because of the excellent data reduction, we are able to back up all of our systems for the first time and use less space than our old backup appliance. * We always have current... more»

What needs improvement?

* Cannot exclude certain drives from VMs. * Cannot back up just directories. * You have to reboot physical servers after installing the backup agent BUT this is because of the CBT... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We used to use Unitrends and wanted to get away from the following issues: * Slow backup times * Jobs randomly failing * Poor and unresponsive UI * Forklift upgrades (space issues)... more»
it_user155190
Real User
Engineer at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Jul 02 2017

What is most valuable?

Provides backup automation and monitoring centralization. Having easy scalability of the covered data zone is also a... more»

How has it helped my organization?

All environment backups are monitored by a central management console. This allows us to have a global view and the... more»

What needs improvement?

Native reports are not really user-friendly. This is the case because EMC wants to sell DPA, which can give more... more»

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

Use capacity licensing instead of the traditional one. With capacity licenses, you have all the capabilities enabled.... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We did not use a different solution before this one.

What other advice do I have?

Take a training course before implementing this solution, especially if you are used to managing another backup... more»
Alexander Warren
Real User
System Administrator III at a university
Oct 19 2017

What is most valuable?

Backup and recovery have been great, but I love having the ability to keep the hybrid type build which they offer. We... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has helped to alleviate the worry of many faculty and staff backup needs and keeping them current. It has also... more»

What needs improvement?

More security would be nice, I would love to be able to remotely brick a stolen laptop and it's hard disk drive (HDD).... more»

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

It is 100% worth the cost to get and keep the support, especially when setting it up. There are some nice cheats that... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We didn't try anything before this, but our central IT department did offer a competitor. We found it to be far too... more»

What other advice do I have?

This software is designed to be set up and forget it for the users, but as an admin, you have reports that can help you... more»

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