Vembu BDR Suite Competitors and Alternatives

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Richard Voorheis
Real User
Software Test Engineer at a tech vendor with 5,001-10,000 employees
Jul 30 2018

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features are ease of setup and configuration.

How has it helped my organization?

Fortunately, we have not had to recover lost data. However, it is reassuring to know that we can recover lost data, if... more»

What needs improvement?

I have not been impressed by the data compression of the backup images. They seem to take up nearly as much space on... more»

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

We were able to take advantage of a promotional pricing campaign. I do not know how often Vembu offers the promotional... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We did not previously use a different solution. Vembu was selected after reviewing, then trying several different... more»

What other advice do I have?

Verify that you can restore a virtual machine (VM) from its backup and ensure the notification of backup results... more»
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»
Anonymous User
Real User
IT Director with 11-50 employees
Oct 29 2018

What is most valuable?

The most important feature is the Restore, to be able to restore in a disaster recovery situation.

How has it helped my organization?

If we have any issues with servers having been corrupted or damaged, we are able to restore our backups. We are also... more»

What needs improvement?

If the English accent of the support agents was a little better, so that we, as the users, could understand it better,... more»

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

The pricing is good.

Which solutions did we use previously?

I purchased Veeam but my local reseller sold me only a minimal number of licenses and I was not told that I needed to... more»

What other advice do I have?

Test it first. Make sure it works in your environment. But I will also say that it's an immediate investment that needs... more»
Anonymous User
Reseller
Technical Architect at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Oct 24 2018

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is the Hyper-V backup - it's just one click. I don't have to worry about it.

How has it helped my organization?

The way it improves our organization is that we haven't worried about looking at backups in about a year or so, it's... more»

What needs improvement?

There's a feature that does syncing with AWS Cloud backup online. It's not that straightforward to get it set up.

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

I prefer the way Vembu is licensed. When you look at Veeam or any other product, they price per node. Vembu is licensed... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We previously used Veeam. Vembu is much cheaper than the competitor, than the Veeam suite. That's why we went with it.

What other advice do I have?

Look at the options out there. If you're looking for a cheaper solution go with this. If you're looking for more... more»
Hasni Guetaff
Real User
Director of Technology at a wholesaler/distributor with 201-500 employees
Nov 01 2018

What is most valuable?

* It is easy to use. * It is simple to deploy and maintain.

How has it helped my organization?

We use it to maintain critical data and save it. It suits our needs, is versatile, and the functionality is there.

What needs improvement?

Vembu is presented more like a multi-platform tool, where you have paper features, VMware, and Hyper-V. I would like to... more»

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

The licencing and pricing are good; it's a no-brainer. It is affordable. It has value with respect to the features... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We were relying on Microsoft Backups, which are just basic backups. We were trying to find something simple to use and... more»

What other advice do I have?

Go ahead and use it.

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