Veeam Backup & Replication Competitors and Alternatives

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Stuart Conner
Real User
Director of IT at a healthcare company with 51-200 employees
Nov 01 2018

What is most valuable?

The most important feature, in terms of the hypervisor, is the ability to restore a virtual machine in a matter of minutes. We can take the... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Overall, it's unattended, so we don't have to manage it. Once it's set up, we get notifications of a failed or successful backup every night, or... more»

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

The product's pricing is of good value. It was much more affordable than the alternative solution to it, which was Veeam. That would be the... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We bounced around between file-based backups with CrashPlan and we also used the Veeam physical server backup, the free edition. And we dabbled... more»

What other advice do I have?

Plan accordingly. Know exactly what you're backing up, not even considering the licenses - the licenses are the easy part. Just know what you're... more»
Chevelisia Farmer
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... 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... 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»

Which solutions did we use previously?

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... 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»

Which solutions did we use previously?

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... more»
Jason Antes
Real User
Senior Systems Engineer at a real estate/law firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 26 2017

What is most valuable?

* Ability to manage * Ability to integrate with various products such as VMware, MS SQL, MS Exchange, and MS SharePoint... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It allows us to have confidence in our backups and our ability to restore them. Data Protector is a very mature product... more»

What needs improvement?

I am not happy with the support structure within HPE when things go wrong. It takes longer than competing products to... more»

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

Data Protector can get expensive. Each integration component is a license, mostly per client, that you have to buy, If... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We have used this product for the last 13 years. I do periodically review other solutions. Many have great features,... more»

What other advice do I have?

Read through the manuals and best practice guides. They are well written and will get you up and running smoothly.
Nikolay Gorbunov
Real User
Lead Engineer at a integrator with 201-500 employees
Jul 02 2017

What is most valuable?

You can construct a comprehensive robust backup solution based on NetBackup. Management of such a solution will not be... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Six months ago, I recovered several dozen TBs of production data after our storage failed. I recovered Enterprise... more»

What needs improvement?

The last releases introduced a simplified backup of MS SQL and Oracle. I'd like to have a more user-friendly interface... more»

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

If you have a complex environment with dozens of different servers and apps, I recommend you look for TB licensing. We... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

In the organization where I was previously, NetBackup replaced Backup Exec because Backup Exec did not have enough... more»

What other advice do I have?

My recommendation is the same for any product. Decide what options you really need, and then test the required options.... more»

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