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Top 8 Backup and Recovery Software Tools

Veeam Backup & ReplicationRubrikCommvaultZertoNakivoCohesity DataProtectVembu BDR SuiteVeritas NetBackup
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    Storage Snapshot is a good feature and very safe.Veeam Backup Replication's most valuable features are the ease of use, good integration with others solutions, such as Oracle ERP, and by using the UI you can create and achieve operations you want to do.
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    This is a centralized tool where we are able to schedule backups and perform monitoring. Rubrik is cheap, and you get good performance.
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    Commvault provides data protection. Their engine is ransomware-agnostic so ransomware doesn't compromise our backup data. Therefore, we can rely on their data protection to recover and back up our production system.
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    The Zerto university for training staff is very useful.Stable disaster recovery solution with a very simple setup and fast failover.
  6. They reply immediately to any query raised from us as a technician or consultant and they know the pulse of the market and keep updating the features in such a big way.
  7. I like that Cohesity offers the chance to have data on-premises and on the cloud. All the data is automatically sent to the cloud. I found value in the instant recovery with DataMove. I found value in the protection group model for applying policies to VMs. And in the overall UI navigation and the way that the application is laid out in the web browser.
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  9. It made it easy for us to handle the daily backup of endpoints. Moving to cloud backups eliminated the need for clients to change USB drives or worry about drives being stored offsite.
  10. Backup and recovery software with great stability, and can support large-scale environments.The most valuable feature from Veritas NetBackup is the data is very easy to backup. It is similar to VMware. They recently introduced a cloud feature that is useful.

Advice From The Community

Read answers to top Backup and Recovery Software questions. 598,116 professionals have gotten help from our community of experts.
it_user571875 - PeerSpot reviewer
User

I'm looking for a breakdown of the major differences between these Backup and Disaster Recovery Solutions:

1. Arcserve UDP

2. Acronis Backup

3. Veeam Backup 

4. VMware vDPA

it_user102333 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user102333Comparing the features of the four is not the right approach. You need to… more »
7 Answers
Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Mar 04 2022

Office 365 has built-in backup functionality, but some people recommend having a third-party backup. Is this necessary, and what solutions do you recommend for this?

Darrin Leboeuf - PeerSpot reviewer
Darrin LeboeufWe use a third party. AvePoint Backup for O365 & Dynamics 365. We evaluated… more »
29 Answers
Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Apr 05 2022
Why should businesses prioritize having a disaster recovery solution?  Do you have some real life examples of cases where disaster recovery was not in place, and what the ramifications were to the business? And vice-versa - what are some examples of cases where disaster recovery proved vital and...
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JohannFLEURY - PeerSpot reviewer
JohannFLEURYI’ve been working for big agro-company and multi-site for our different kinds of… more »
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Ariel Lindenfeld - PeerSpot reviewer
Ariel Lindenfeld
Sr. Director of Community
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Mar 07 2022

Hi peers,

There's a lot of vendor hype about enterprise backup and recovery software. What's really important to look for in a solution?

Let the community know what you think. Share your opinions now!

Tomas-Dalebjörk - PeerSpot reviewer
Tomas-DalebjörkThere are several things to consider: The ability to have the flexibility to… more »
150 Answers
Ivan Monnier - PeerSpot reviewer
Ivan Monnier
Infrastructure Analyst en Whirlpool Corporation at Whirlpool Corporation
Jan 28 2022

What is the best backup solution for a hybrid environment (VMware/AWS/GCP)?

SimonClark - PeerSpot reviewer
SimonClarkEveryone has recommended good reliable solutions, Rubrik, Veeam, Druva would be… more »
27 Answers
David Thompson - PeerSpot reviewer
David Thompson
User at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
Nov 29 2021

What is the best backup for super-duper (100Gbps) fast read and write with hardware encryption?

Vuong Doan - PeerSpot reviewer
Vuong DoanThe backup speed depends on: - number of concurrent I/O streams - data type -… more »
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Backup and Recovery Software Articles

Evgeny Belenky - PeerSpot reviewer
Evgeny Belenky
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Apr 27 2022
Hi dear community members, Here we go again with a new bi-weekly Community Spotlight where we share with you recent contributions: articles, questions and discussions. Check them out below! Trending Cybersecurity Trends To Look Out For in 2022 Top 5 Network Access Control (NAC) Softw...
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Ravi Suvvari - PeerSpot reviewer
Ravi Suvvarivery good and valuable information
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Evgeny Belenky - PeerSpot reviewer
Evgeny Belenky
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Mar 18 2022
Hi community members, Here we go with a new Community Spotlight. We publish it to help YOU catch up on recent contributions by community members. Trending What open-source HCI solution do you recommend? How much time does SSO save? What are the main technical differences between Microso...
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Evgeny Belenky - PeerSpot reviewer
Evgeny Belenky
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Mar 04 2022
Hi community members, Here is our new Community Spotlight for YOU. We publish it to help you catch up on recent contributions by community members. Do you find it useful? Please comment below! Trending Top HCI in 2022 What are the main differences between XDR and SIEM? Articles Top ...
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Matthew Shoffner - PeerSpot reviewer
Matthew Shoffner
Jan 22 2022
There are many types of backup used to both guard and recover data in cases where data integrity is compromised. Data can change very fast, slowly, or not all. Data can be very sensitive or common. Because data can change hourly, daily, or weekly and be of differing importances, a data backup pro...
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reviewer1766661 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1766661Hi, There are also techniques that can perform progressive incremental forever… more »
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Evgeny Belenky - PeerSpot reviewer
Evgeny Belenky
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Hi community members, Spotlight #2 is our fresh bi-weekly community digest for you. It covers cybersecurity, IT and DevOps topics. Check it out and comment below with your feedback! Trending What are the pros and cons of internal SOC vs SOC-as-a-Service? Join The Moderator Team at IT Ce...
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Matthew Shoffner - PeerSpot reviewer
Matthew Shoffner
Discussions about backup tend to dive straight into the technical aspects of creating safe copies of vital data. They may miss what is arguably a more important issue, which is the purpose of the backup process itself. When looking at explanations of the different types of backup available to IT ...
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FirmanKhairul - PeerSpot reviewer
FirmanKhairulIt's good explaination for fundamental knowledge.
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Hugh - PeerSpot reviewer
Hugh
Freelance Writer – B2B Technology Marketing
Journal of Cyber Policy
On Saturday, May 8, 2021, major media outlets reported that Colonial Pipeline, whose fuel pipeline network supplies gasoline, jet fuel, and other petroleum necessities to over 50 million Americans, had suffered a ransomware attack and shut down its pipeline as a precaution. The disruption in supp...
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Hugh - PeerSpot reviewer
Hugh
Freelance Writer – B2B Technology Marketing
Journal of Cyber Policy
OVHcloud, Europe’s largest cloud services provider, suffered a devastating fire on March 10 at its facility in Strasbourg, in Eastern France. The fire destroyed one of four data centers at the site. As Reuters reported, the fire disrupted millions of websites, taking government agency portals off...
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JC Alexandres - PeerSpot reviewer
JC AlexandresThe never old IT adage ... backup, backup, backup.
Rory Shelton - PeerSpot reviewer
Rory SheltonBe prepared, an organization's existence could be the cost. 
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Vladan Kojanic - PeerSpot reviewer
Vladan Kojanic
Project Manager - Business Consultant at Comtrade System Integration
When the pandemic hit, we were forced to quickly adapt and find answers to questions we’d never asked ourselves before: how can we keep in touch with our colleagues when we’re not in the office? And how can we make sure we are still efficient while working from home? It quickly became apparent t...
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Chris Childerhose - PeerSpot reviewer
Chris Childerhose
Lead Infrastructure Architect at ThinkON
Every Virtualization and System Administrator deals with having the ability to recover servers, files, etc. and having a Backup Solution to help with recovery will ease the burden.  But how do you know which one is right for you?  How would you go about choosing the right solution that will help ...
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Federico Lucchini - PeerSpot reviewer
Federico LucchiniGreat article. Also remember how important are datas in your company, I would… more »
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Matthew Shoffner - PeerSpot reviewer
Matthew Shoffner
Effective data backup and recovery doesn’t just happen, it takes using the best backup software and a sound plan. For sure, some companies have an ad hoc approach to this critical area of IT operations, but that is not a best practice. It’s wise to develop a thorough data backup strategy and plan...
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Davina Becker - PeerSpot reviewer
Davina Becker
Content Editor
IT Central Station
Businesses spend a lot of time building their proprietary data and information. That information can often hold the key to a competitive advantage in the market. Data loss from threats or disasters can lead to upset customers, lost revenue, and potentially bankruptcy, e.g., more than 90 percent o...
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Buyer's Guide
Backup and Recovery Software
May 2022
Find out what your peers are saying about Veeam Software, Rubrik, Commvault and others in Backup and Recovery Software. Updated: May 2022.
598,116 professionals have used our research since 2012.