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John Demattia
Real User
Director of IT at MTSI, Inc.
Mar 10 2019

What is most valuable?

The dashboard is very easy to use, setting up the backup is very intuitive. Since that's our primary purpose in using it… more»

How has it helped my organization?

The nice thing about Vembu is that when it's running - as it does incrementals daily - we don't see a negative hit on the… more»

What needs improvement?

In the beginning, when we had some hiccups, I would chalk that up more to a learning curve for the product. Once we… more»

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

It's an amazing value. Their licensing structure is easy to understand and it's very fair. We don't have any problem with… more»

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

The oldest previous solution we had was Windows Server Backup. Once we put Vembu on the production server, we ran a full… more»

What other advice do I have?

It has to meet your needs. But for most people, for backups of large amounts of data, I would strongly encourage you to… more»
Dennis Skaltsis
Real User
WebFOCUS Senior Consultant
Oct 17 2018

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features for me are that I can back up the entire virtual machine, but when restoring I can restore at… more»

How has it helped my organization?

The solution is used for taking a backup of the virtual environment, and the benefit of this is that the speed is a lot… more»

What needs improvement?

One issue that we are facing is that, during the evaluation period, we had some jobs that were replicating three virtual… more»

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

Pricing is fair enough. What was not clear enough in the documentation on the website was that that you're licensing per… more»

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

We were using Symantec Veritas Backup but it was an old-fashioned solution - at least the version that we were using. It… more»

What other advice do I have?

Although Vembu doesn't seem to be very fast for some environments, for example, banking, because it's based on Snapshots… more»
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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»
Ashoka Reddy
Real User
CEO at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
May 31 2018

What is most valuable?

The automated backup of multiple virtual machines. We can back up two hypervisors, one is Microsoft Hyper-V and the other… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It hasn't improved things, per se. It's an essential service, done automatically. I would say it is an essential backup… more»

What needs improvement?

It is very easy, unless you know exactly what you're doing, to corrupt the virtual machines and they get locked up. Just… more»

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

Pricing is a good value. Licensing seems okay. I suppose the more volume you put through the system, it would be good to… more»

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

We haven't actually switched. We do use Microsoft Azure backup systems. We've used our own online backup systems. We've… more»

What other advice do I have?

I would tell others looking into implementing this solution exactly what steps need to be done in the setup. I've actually… more»
Blake Krzic
Real User
Application Support Specialist at a manufacturing company with 51-200 employees
Mar 11 2019

What is most valuable?

The agentless backups are the big selling point on this, as well as being able to send out across sites so that I can do a… more»

How has it helped my organization?

Realistically, it is no different than the previous backup solution we were using, other than it costs less. As far as… more»

What needs improvement?

The only place where I would really want to see improvement, out the gate, is more granular scheduling. With the previous… more»

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

The subscription model that we're signed up for is very good. The only thing that is something of a sticking point is the… more»

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

We did use a different solution previous to this. It was an onsite and cloud-based solution. With the cloud-based… more»

What other advice do I have?

Have a separate backup appliance, if you can, a separate, physical backup appliance so that if your host goes, your backup… 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 backup… 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 closest… more»

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

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»
Vendor
Senior Architect at ePlus Technology
Oct 29 2018

What is most valuable?

The ability to back up virtual machines is the main reason I use it.

What needs improvement?

Vembu software runs on a Windows Server. The Windows Server has to be connected to the internet so it can connect with Vembu’s servers. It has to… more»

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

Vembu is too expensive because they don't really have small-business pricing. This is a matter of personal opinion. They're going to tell you that… more»

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

The reason I use Vembu is to back up my virtual machines. You can back up virtual machines manually but Vembu does it automatically. I'd rather… more»

What other advice do I have?

Try to negotiate the price. Try to get it to the right price. As a partner, I would try to position it for small and medium-size businesses. I… more»
Tim Kemp
Real User
IT Director at Premier Technical Services Group PLC
Mar 11 2019

What is most valuable?

The most important features are the backup and the availability of the Universal Explorer. The in-transit compression is… more»

How has it helped my organization?

Our previous backup solution was cloud-based rather than being on-premise, and quite often our backups could lag three or… more»

What needs improvement?

The deduplication could be better. It doesn't give the level of deduplication that I would get with a product that's… more»

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

The pricing and licensing structure are spot on. I don't think there's anything out there in the market that does either… more»

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

We used Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager, backing up to Azure cloud and we switched for two reasons: *… more»

What other advice do I have?

Go ahead and give it a try. It's worth the evaluation and certainly, with the restore options and the Universal Explorer… more»
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What is Vembu BDR Suite?

Vembu BDR Suite is one of the most comprehensive, simple and affordable backup & disaster recovery solutions for the small & medium businesses. Vembu can backup VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, Physical Servers, Workstations, Exchange Items, SharePoint Items, SQL Items, Office365, G Suite, etc. – and they can back that up on-site, off-site, or even to the cloud – not to mention that most of this are done within a single UI. 

Vembu offers a wide variety of products such as a monitoring solution to centralize the monitoring of all of your backups as well as some which are absolutely free such as Desktop/Laptop Image Backup and the Vembu Universal Explorer for discovering application items within Microsoft apps. It is important to note that Vembu BDR Suite is offered as a single edition software for all businesses, unlike other backup vendors who provide editions with limitations based on the type of businesses. 

Vembu has come up with its own free edition of Vembu BDR Suite by which users can backup unlimited VMs with minimal feature restrictions. 

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