VMware vDPA Competitors and Alternatives

The top VMware vDPA competitors are
  • Veeam Backup & Replication
  • EMC Avamar
Read reviews of VMware vDPA competitors and alternatives
Real User
Senior System Administrator at a transportation company with 10,001+ employees
Sep 28 2017

What is most valuable?

Replication (fast recovery for replicated servers).

How has it helped my organization?

It has decreased downtime issues. By using replication, we decreased our downtime for crashed servers and having other... more»

What needs improvement?

I'm not sure if this option is available in new versions. But different types of licenses could not be used on the same... more»

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

It is acceptable for us because we having been using it for approximately four years. However, I think for new... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We are still using a different product for backup. Veeam is being used for replication only.

What other advice do I have?

It is easy, with many features, (I think) it is cheaper. Very useful for virtual environments.
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Dell EMC
Chin Pak
Real User
Lead - Data Protection at a healthcare company with 10,001+ employees
Aug 15 2017

What do you think of EMC Avamar?

Valuable Features: Client deduplication. • Improvements to My Organization: Reduced backup times. • Room for Improvement: Restores should be faster. Backup image browse times should be faster. User interface is very dated. No accurate backup size utilization of clients. • Use of Solution: Six years. • Deployment Issues: No. • Stability Issues: No. • Scalability Issues: Yes. • Customer Service and Technical Support: Customer Service: Very good. Technical Support: Fair. • Previous Solutions: NetBackup. We needed faster backup times for NAS and server clients. • Initial Setup: Straightforward. • Implementation Team: Vendor team. They did a good job. • Other Solutions Considered: Veeam, Commvault. We wanted to get away from managing...

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