Veritas Backup Exec Competitors and Alternatives

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Real User
Systems Admin at a logistics company with 501-1,000 employees
Jun 08 2017

What is most valuable?

Imaging of the operating system is the most valuable feature. We were performing an in-house upgrade of some critical servers, we wanted a recovery plan to go back to the operating status of the server. Learn More: Get Free Trial of Acronis... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It provided us with a fast and reliable way to recover a complex operating system, from one server to another so as to increase the business continuity.

What needs improvement?

Actually, the version I used is quite old, so at that time it needed a lot of improvements. However, I didn't try the latest version, so I can't have a clear idea about it.
Real User
Senior System Engineer at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Oct 20 2017

What is most valuable?

Being agentless minimized the install process for new servers. If you are using folder on your backup configuration, all the new servers has been backuped without any intervention on the backup server.

How has it helped my organization?

It provides more efficiency to restore lost files that were deleted by users. It provides a restoring process for a complete server and replications on another site for the DRP servers.

What needs improvement?

Client/agent for non-virtualized servers: This can be improved by integrating them in the same way as the virtual servers and integrating them into the same backup jobs. Actually, the Veeam team recommends making separate jobs for these... more»
Real User
Linux, Backup and Storage Administrator with 10,001+ employees
Aug 23 2017

What is most valuable?

* Backup compatibility with most of the existing, legacy, and emerging softwares, filesystems, databases, and technologies. * User-friendliness. * Ease of installing, configuring, upgrading, and troubleshooting. * Support services. * Features... more»

How has it helped my organization?

I’ve seen organisations using NetBackup efficiently improving on data protection and recovery while reducing potentially huge costs due to the features I’ve mentioned above.

What needs improvement?

Veritas is already consistently and proactively developing the backup software to make it more compatible and efficient with the latest and emerging technologies. I feel they should stick to this development and increase the pace of this... more»

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