Veritas NetBackup Appliance Valuable Features

Backup and Database Administrator at a energy/utilities company with 201-500 employees
One of the best features is the VMware integration with NetBackup. The cloud-based backup is also an excellent feature. The ability to establish many plans for long term retention, especially using some of their appliances is very helpful. We're not using paid backups for long term retention. It's our business procedure. Instead, we use new apps for storage. There is a type of storage they offer in which they give us member shared space and we can establish a parent point of the primary appliances in order to comply with the long term retention. One of the other features of NetBackup is that it gives you Granular Recovery Technology for three major applications, or services: SQL, SharePoint, and Exchange. That means that you don't have to deploy an agent on Exchange servers or a DAG server. It also supports Office 365, and Cloud-based services. You don't have to deploy agents in a SharePoint environment, a SharePoint file, and you don't have to deploy an agent in SQL because when you create the VMware policy and you activate Granular Recovery Technology, the VMware technology that is used gives you the ability to restore with GRT, without the obligations which have an agent on the server. That is a great feature. View full review »
Solution Architect, IT Consultant at Merdasco - Rayan Merdas Data Prosseccing
This solution is flexible, powerful, and fast. It is very capable of scaling and very good for heterogeneous environments. The day-to-day operations including imaging, backup, and restore, are very easy to do. This solution includes many good features such as: NetBackup Accelerator NetBackup Replication Director Synthetic Backups Multi-streamed Backup OpenStorage (OST) support Bare-metal restore, supports P2V as an option Automatic robotic/tape drive configuration Broad tape device support And also replication, compression, and integration with VMware. Many of the features it has are not available in other solutions. View full review »
Associate at a consultancy with 1,001-5,000 employees
The most valuable feature is that the backup and restoring process is very fast. It is very resilient and it is quite easy to manage. I only have an architectural perspective, but another feature is the new multi-tenant feature available on the Flex system with the Veritas 5340 Appliance. This is a very appreciated feature, and we are required to maintain segregation between tenants. View full review »
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IT Team Leader at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
For traditional setups, you need to have one separate media server plus you need maybe a data domain or some kind of storage. If you use the NetBackup Appliance you do not need to have separate media servers and hardware. You can configure the same storage as a media server and master server as well as a storage port. This helps to reduce the hardware costs of the media server. View full review »
Islam Hamed
General Manager at a energy/utilities company with 1,001-5,000 employees
I'm not extremely technical, so I'm not sure if I could discuss the benefits of certain features in great detail. The solution overall has all the features we need. The pricing is pretty good. We don't find it to be too expensive for us. The solution is pretty easy to use. Users can easily learn as they go. There are other solutions on the market which are much more difficult. Some, like IBM, need specialists to handle them. That's not the case with NetBackup. The solution has a very easy-to-navigate user interface. View full review »
Felipe Herrera
IT Operations Manager at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
We have good data backup coverage. View full review »
Storage Engineer at a insurance company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The features that are most valuable are the ease of integration in deployment and updates. Everything is packaged when you do the upgrade, so it's quite easy to manage. View full review »
CEO at BhPart
The most valuable feature of this solution is the backup speed. The traffic made up of backup data is not passed on the slow networks. Rather, it is delivered directly from the network storage solutions. I offer another feature to my customers, called the Backup Aerial network (BAN). This separates the heavy backup traffic from the service traffic. I use a dedicated data switch or network port to separate the lighter traffic from services such as Exchange, Skype, Active Directory, DNS, etc. View full review »
Director of the Enterprise Department at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
The most valuable feature of this solution is that it can be used in many different kinds of systems. Our customers sometimes have mixed environments with different operating systems and storage from different vendors, and it is easier for them to use only one tool. View full review »
Michael Amtmann
System Administrator at a manufacturing company with 10,001+ employees
We like the simplicity of the solution. You can recover and browse backed up data via CLI (command-line interface). The platform independence of the bare metal restore feature is great. View full review »
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