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Migration Specialist at a tech vendor with 10,001+ employees
Jul 27 2017

What is most valuable?

Full server migration possibility and SQL migrations.

How has it helped my organization?

It gives us the possibility to migrate/protect customer servers and data in the simplest way.

What needs improvement?

* Linux compatibility * SQL migrations * GUI

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

To always think what they really need and don't buy overpriced license models. The sales support will find the best choice for your application.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We have been using different products for the migrations, like PlateSpin, AppZero, etc. We switched because of customer requests.

What other advice do I have?

Consult with the company if this product is good for you and how they can handle the nonstandard situations with your setup.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We used PlateSpin or AppZero, or some manual migration techniques.
Consultant
Senior Consultant at a tech services company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Oct 21 2014

What do you think of Vision Solutions Double-Take?

Valuable Features

File replication.

Improvements to My Organization

It takes less time to replicate files between 2 servers.

Use of Solution

1 year.

Deployment Issues

No issue so far.

Stability Issues

No issue so far.

Scalability Issues

Not in the pipeline to upgrade.

Customer Service and Technical Support

Customer Service: Good. Technical Support: Good.

Initial Setup

Yes, straightforward.

Implementation Team

In-house.

ROI

Reduce man hour to manage file server.

Pricing, Setup Cost and Licensing

Original setup cost- $5000; Running cost - $50.

Other Advice

Access the frequency and locality of the files required for replication.
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Vendor
Team Lead with 51-200 employees
Oct 21 2014

What do you think of Vision Solutions Double-Take?

Valuable Features

In Version 7.xx the most valuable feature to me is being able to carry out a test full server failover in which case the primary server is still up and running.

Improvements to My Organization

Double-Take has greatly improved our disaster recovery failover time.

Use of Solution

I have used Double-Take for over 4 years now.

Deployment Issues

Yes I encountered issues with deployment. The information provided in the guide just stated about 2 or 3 communication ports but even after these ports are enabled there are still issues with the 2 servers communicating via double-take. There are also issues during job creation. When all security is relaxed on the servers and firewalls it works fine. So we need more information as regards required windows services,…
Consultant
Technical Services Manager at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Sep 28 2014

What do you think of Vision Solutions Double-Take?

What is most valuable?

Many as I am a consultant who does migrations but Real-time byte level replication.

How has it helped my organization?

Makes my job a lot easier

What needs improvement?

Failover of Linux which is in the new version. Maybe easier bandwidth sizing.

For how long have I used the solution?

11 years

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

None

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

None

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

None

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service: Second to none Technical Support: Second to none

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

Veeam, Its not real-time and had lots of bottlenecks.

How was the initial

What is Vision Solutions Double-Take?

Continuous data protection, high-availability and disaster recovery software and services.

Also known as
Double-Take, DoubleTake
Vision Solutions Double-Take customers

ABC Fine Wine & Spirits, Accessor Capital Management, Adventist Health, Alfa Bank, Alphawest Services, Ameristar Casinos, Ambrian Capital PLC

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