VERITAS NetBackup Appliance Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of VERITAS NetBackup Appliance competitors and alternatives
Real User
Berater with 11-50 employees
Mar 04 2018

What do you think of NetApp FAS Series?

Primary Use Case The primary use case is for standard CIFS/SMB file storage for Windows Clients in an ADS environment. • Improvements to My Organization Samba on Solaris was a nightmare. Our situation improved with no Windows file servers, but at about 30 million files/folders, snapshot and backup functionality started to make trouble. • Valuable Features Snapshots for user self-service restore Ability to use mirroring and SnapVault have made backup no longer necessary. • Room for Improvement The WAFL is slow. The adoption of flash by NetApp has also been lagging behind the trendsetters, like TMS, Nimble, and others. • Use of Solution Three to five years.
Real User
Solutions Architect at McMillan LLP
Apr 09 2018

What is most valuable?

I would rate it at 5/5 as the deduplication and compression of the device for backups is outstanding. We have about 55TB total space on the Data Domain which we send Veeam backups to and we have sent over 200TB to the array. The Deduplication... more»

How has it helped my organization?

This allows our organization to send more data to this device compared to others. It also allows us a fast recovery of files or Virtual Machines if needed being on-premise.

What needs improvement?

The processing capabilities I believe could be improved, however, we have an older unit DD670 and newer units may have already improved upon this.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Real User
Network Administrator at a mining and metals company with 501-1,000 employees
Jun 19 2017

What is most valuable?

I think the most valuable feature is the catalyst technology, which is in the StoreOnce appliance. It allows us to really hit our backup targets. It also allows us to make the most of the appliance and make the most of the technology as a whole.

How has it helped my organization?

It's really given us more confidence in our backup procedures and our DR. It's also really just been beneficial because it's kind of replaced a lot of older equipment and consolidated our back-up plan into one device and made things a lot... more»

What needs improvement?

The biggest thing I think can be improved upon would be direct tape from the StoreOnce device so that we could actually ... We archive our backups on tape, so I feel like if we could somehow plug our tape drive directly into the StoreOnce... more»

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