2018-05-31T09:49:00Z

What is your primary use case for Vembu BDR Suite?


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Top 10Real User

We were looking for a backup for Red Hat Virtualization. We don't need any advanced features from a backup solution yet. We don't have VMware or Hyper-V, we only have Red Hat Virtualization. We are a service provider and we have many customers but we are only using this solution for one of our customers. They have a small environment with four servers.

2020-05-05T06:08:00Z
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Top 5Real User

We use it for replication to our disaster recovery sites for the storage we have on-prem. We needed our critical infrastructure and our critical applications backed up. We needed to have something we can restore from when we have an issue. Our environment is hybrid. We have some of our servers on-prem, some on Azure, and some on AWS.

2020-05-03T06:36:00Z
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Top 10Real User

Our primary use case is for VM backups. We were using an older version and just upgraded two weeks ago.

2020-04-26T06:32:00Z
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Real User

The primary intended target for it was VMware backup and utilizing it in a VMware environment. It is a production, Active Directory, file server type of environment. I am using the current version.

2020-04-23T10:13:00Z
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Top 10Consultant

The primary use case is to be able to back up data outside of on-premise with the ability to restore as fast as possible. We also use Vembu NetworkBackup to selectively back up files on the file share along with our virtual machines. It gives us more control over what we can backup and restore, especially in the files.

2020-04-14T06:13:00Z
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Top 5Real User

We use it to back up ESXi clients, so mainly Linux based or Unix based servers on our ESXi host. We use the solution to back up our virtual environments (VMware). It has been good for our organization so far.

2020-03-16T06:56:00Z
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Top 10Real User

We use it for backing up VMs.

2020-03-15T08:07:00Z
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Top 5Real User

We use it to backup VMware virtual machines, so I'm backing up my VMware environment. My product is for Windows Server Backup. We are a small business. We don't use the enterprise version of the solution.

2020-02-24T06:02:00Z
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Top 10Real User

I've actively been using the Vembu product for backups. It is being used to back up the Hyper-V environment that I have. If the hypervisor has hardware problems, e.g., all the storage dies, you can run up a new Hyper-V server, then restore the VMs onto it. It doesn't take that long. So, you are up and running within several hours of restoring it. Also, you can restore individual files. Therefore, it's a full VM-based image backup as well as a file level backup, if you want to restore the files that way. There is also an option to restore AD users, computers, and contacts, in addition to Exchange databases at the brick level. I'm mainly working with home-based customers. I don't have any business clients yet. It's on-premise, not cloud-based at the moment. I'm planning to possibly have replication to an external site since my Internet link is much better now. That will be done in the future. I'll probably replicate to a private cloud somewhere.

2020-01-22T07:14:00Z
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Top 10Real User

We use it for our file server and database backups.

2019-11-14T06:34:00Z
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Top 10Real User

I'm using the backup from Vembu for my home lab where I have ESXi. I'm backing up VMware servers. That's all I use it for. I have Oracle Databases running in these VM machines and I do testing, patches, upgrades, etc. I want to be able to back them up and, if need be, restore them so that I don't have to rebuild them. I'm running it in a Windows Server in a VM machine. I have ESXi 6.7 running on a Dell PowerEdge R720 and I have a Windows 10 VM running in that. And in that I have the Vembu BDR running as my backup server.

2019-11-07T10:35:00Z
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Top 10Real User

I use it as a backup solution for our VMware system.

2019-11-05T07:11:00Z
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Real User

We back up servers and workstations.

2019-10-24T04:52:00Z
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Top 20Real User

I have approximately 50 clients for whom I provide backup services using Vembu software. I don't have a virtual environment.

2019-07-28T07:35:00Z
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Real User

We back up all our customers' files. We back up only files, and maybe some databases. However, primarily, we are backing up files on our own server. We are currently using the updated version of this product.

2019-06-23T09:40:00Z
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Consultant

The primary use case is for backup. I am using the latest version.

2019-03-03T11:18:00Z
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Top 20Real User

We use it purely for Hyper-V backup. It's used to protect our entire server estate.

2019-02-26T08:25:00Z
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Top 20Real User

We use it for providing backups and recovery. We have a file server with a little over seven terabytes of data. The content changes quite a bit and we needed an easy tool to work with that would give us the ability to restore in a variety of ways: at the individual file level, folder level, and whole volume level, if necessary. This tool does that for us. We're in telecom and wireless. We do installations and maintenance of towers and equipment for microwave and cellular. We do that mostly in the United States, occasionally in other places in the world. We'll have 400 people out in the field providing data to us that we have to put in a repository, that's the file server, that shows work prior to us initiating our work assignment from our customer, during the process, and at completion. That way, the customer doesn't have to go to remote places to verify. Sometimes, we can address an intermittent problem and say it's fixed and, of course, it comes back the next day because it really wasn't fixed. So, it's hard for our customer to know when something is done. So we take a lot of images of our work, associated with projects, and those are uploaded by the field people every day. We provide the backup necessary to our customer. We'll receive ten or 20 gigabytes of images daily, which go into the repository. They have to be tracked and recorded, put into the reports associated with the projects and the status of those projects, and then provided to our customers. That's what we do on a daily basis. We're a 24/7 shop, so what we do has to minimize downtime, so that the tools are available to the people, especially if they're in the field. They'll VPN in and provide reports and images necessary to show the work has been performed.

2019-02-13T08:34:00Z
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Real User

We're doing onsite local backups as well as offsite DR of our VM infrastructure.

2019-02-06T10:11:00Z
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Vendor

We use it for backing up virtual machines.

2018-10-24T14:07:00Z
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Real User

We use it for backup and replication.

2018-10-24T14:07:00Z
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Reseller

We use it to back up a test lab type of environment. It's a virtual environment where we use Hyper-V.

2018-10-21T07:40:00Z
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Real User

Backup and replication.

2018-10-21T07:40:00Z
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Real User

We do cloud hosting for our customers, and we do reselling when they want to do VMware on their premises.

2018-10-21T07:40:00Z
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Real User

We use it for backing up physical Windows Servers and one hypervisor server. The main draw for us was the ability to back up hypervisors, Hyper-V, specifically.

2018-10-21T07:40:00Z
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Real User

The primary use for this solution is to replace the old-fashioned backup solution that we had that was based at the application level. I was doing backups of an SQL database or mailboxes from Exchange, but we needed a more modern solution where we could back up the entire virtual machine.

2018-10-14T13:42:00Z
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Real User

Backup virtual machines on VMware.

2018-08-05T07:58:00Z
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Vendor

We use it for backup copies of key virtual servers in our company.

2018-07-30T07:21:00Z
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Real User

It is a backup and disaster recovery solution for small businesses. I use it primarily for Vista machines.

2018-07-08T06:36:00Z
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Real User

Our whole environment is virtualized except for a couple of servers which are still physical. So I primarily use this for backing up my physical servers. I do an image backup as well as a file-level backup.

2018-06-24T08:17:00Z
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Real User

Primary use is for vSphere or VMware.

2018-06-20T08:23:00Z
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Real User

Backing up virtual machines, we use it for Windows Hyper-V platform in one data center, but we've also got future plans for a VMware Hypervisor platform in another data center. So thinking ahead, we chose Vembu.

2018-05-31T09:49:00Z
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