Veritas NetBackup Competitors and Alternatives 2019

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Real User
Lead Storage Administrator at a government with 5,001-10,000 employees
May 14 2018

What is most valuable?

I have not implemented the most important feature yet: node replication. I can have a hot Spectrum Protect server under the DR site instead of having to build one up like I would have had to before.

How has it helped my organization?

It has a lot more capabilities and functions than a lot of other products. Even though it is more complex, the reason is because it gives you a lot more features. This is what I prefer, especially for… more»

What needs improvement?

I would like to see the operations center be a lot more functional. It was nowhere near as functional as the admin center, and I'm doing a lot of command line with it. I grew up doing command line, so… more»

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

The product is more complex and can be pricey, but you are paying for one copy of the data as opposed to other vendors. For example, if I have five copies of the data, I will be spending a lot more… more»

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend going with Spectrum Protect. That is what I would tell them now, and I have, I have former coworkers using other products that ask me about designing a hot site, because their… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We evaluated Commvault, NetBackup, and Axiom (until they were purchased by a competitor). We also looked at Rubrik. We prefer Spectrum Protect, and even though we have looked at its competitors, we… more»
Real User
Global Insurance Consultant at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Apr 11 2018

What is most valuable?

* Ease of use * Reliability * Cost * Stability

How has it helped my organization?

I wouldn't necessarily say there has been a particular improvement. This is a DR solution, so we are able to meet the disaster recovery requirements of our applications.

What needs improvement?

Definitely there should be better logging. From a customer perspective I would like to see more logs on what is happening. If there is an issue, I would like to know what… more»

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

I feel the product's pricing is a good value. Licensing is pretty straightforward.

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

This is the first solution we are using in the cloud. In the datacenters there are other solutions used, but this is the first time we are using a DR solution in the AWS… more»

What other advice do I have?

Planning ahead is important, just making sure you really understand what you need before finalizing the solution.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We went looking at other options but the market is not really mature yet. I don't think there are numerous options, at least for me, on the public cloud side. We did look… more»
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