Vembu BDR Suite Primary Use Case

John Demattia
Director of IT at MTSI, Inc.
We use it for providing backups and recovery. We have a file server with a little over seven terabytes of data. The content changes quite a bit and we needed an easy tool to work with that would give us the ability to restore in a variety of ways: at the individual file level, folder level, and whole volume level, if necessary. This tool does that for us. We're in telecom and wireless. We do installations and maintenance of towers and equipment for microwave and cellular. We do that mostly in the United States, occasionally in other places in the world. We'll have 400 people out in the field providing data to us that we have to put in a repository, that's the file server, that shows work prior to us initiating our work assignment from our customer, during the process, and at completion. That way, the customer doesn't have to go to remote places to verify. Sometimes, we can address an intermittent problem and say it's fixed and, of course, it comes back the next day because it really wasn't fixed. So, it's hard for our customer to know when something is done. So we take a lot of images of our work, associated with projects, and those are uploaded by the field people every day. We provide the backup necessary to our customer. We'll receive ten or 20 gigabytes of images daily, which go into the repository. They have to be tracked and recorded, put into the reports associated with the projects and the status of those projects, and then provided to our customers. That's what we do on a daily basis. We're a 24/7 shop, so what we do has to minimize downtime, so that the tools are available to the people, especially if they're in the field. They'll VPN in and provide reports and images necessary to show the work has been performed. View full review »
Dennis Skaltsis
WebFOCUS Senior Consultant
The primary use for this solution is to replace the old-fashioned backup solution that we had that was based at the application level. I was doing backups of an SQL database or mailboxes from Exchange, but we needed a more modern solution where we could back up the entire virtual machine. View full review »
Erik Van Der Plaat
System / Network Administrator at Peelland ICT
It's for disaster backups. We have a few cloud customers and we manage their services and host them on our own servers in a data center. To perform full backups from that environment we use Vembu. View full review »
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Ashoka Reddy
CEO at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
Backing up virtual machines, we use it for Windows Hyper-V platform in one data center, but we've also got future plans for a VMware Hypervisor platform in another data center. So thinking ahead, we chose Vembu. View full review »
Blake Krzic
Application Support Specialist at a manufacturing company with 51-200 employees
We're doing onsite local backups as well as offsite DR of our VM infrastructure. View full review »
Stuart Conner
Director of IT at a healthcare company with 51-200 employees
We use it for backing up physical Windows Servers and one hypervisor server. The main draw for us was the ability to back up hypervisors, Hyper-V, specifically. View full review »
Senior Architect at ePlus Technology
We use it for backing up virtual machines. View full review »
Gabor Virag
Systems Engineer at GVir Informationsmanagement
We back up all our customers' files. We back up only files, and maybe some databases. However, primarily, we are backing up files on our own server. We are currently using the updated version of this product. View full review »
Tim Kemp
IT Director at Premier Technical Services Group PLC
We use it purely for Hyper-V backup. It's used to protect our entire server estate. View full review »
Matthew Pechia
Managing Member at Offsite Data Protection Services
I have approximately 50 clients for whom I provide backup services using Vembu software. I don't have a virtual environment. View full review »
Owner at a engineering company with 11-50 employees
We do cloud hosting for our customers, and we do reselling when they want to do VMware on their premises. View full review »
Hasni Guetaff
Director of Technology at a wholesaler/distributor with 201-500 employees
We use it for backup and replication. View full review »
Rajkumar Neelakantan
IT Director at a marketing services firm with 201-500 employees
Our whole environment is virtualized except for a couple of servers which are still physical. So I primarily use this for backing up my physical servers. I do an image backup as well as a file-level backup. View full review »
Dan Bradshaw
IT at a religious institution with 11-50 employees
Primary use is for vSphere or VMware. View full review »
IT Director with 11-50 employees
Backup and replication. View full review »
Richard Goward
IT Administrator at a health, wellness and fitness company with 11-50 employees
Backup virtual machines on VMware. View full review »
Madhu K Menon
Consultant at Kwan Environmental Solutions India Pvt. Ltd.
The primary use case is for backup. I am using the latest version. View full review »
Technical Architect at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
We use it to back up a test lab type of environment. It's a virtual environment where we use Hyper-V. View full review »
CTO at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
It is a backup and disaster recovery solution for small businesses. I use it primarily for Vista machines. View full review »
Richard Voorheis
Software Test Engineer at a tech vendor with 5,001-10,000 employees
We use it for backup copies of key virtual servers in our company. View full review »
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