Barracuda Backup vs Dell PowerProtect Data Manager comparison

 

Comparison Buyer's Guide

Executive Summary
 

Categories and Ranking

Barracuda Backup
Ranking in Backup and Recovery
37th
Average Rating
8.6
Number of Reviews
3
Ranking in other categories
Cloud Backup (24th)
Dell PowerProtect Data Manager
Ranking in Backup and Recovery
21st
Average Rating
7.8
Number of Reviews
10
Ranking in other categories
Deduplication Software (7th)
 

Mindshare comparison

As of July 2024, in the Backup and Recovery category, the mindshare of Barracuda Backup is 0.1%, up from 0.1% compared to the previous year. The mindshare of Dell PowerProtect Data Manager is 5.2%, up from 3.2% compared to the previous year. It is calculated based on PeerSpot user engagement data.
Backup and Recovery
Unique Categories:
Cloud Backup
0.3%
Deduplication Software
13.6%
 

Featured Reviews

Antero Vasconcelos - PeerSpot reviewer
Apr 4, 2024
An enterprise solution for backup and ransomware protection
Barracuda is a good product, and it allows us to protect all the information that resides in Office 365, SharePoint, OneDrive, and Exchange Solutions. It is easy to maintain Barracuda. Every happy customer is a good customer. If they're happy with our solution, it's a certified customer. Therefore, they are a good customer. That's why customer satisfaction is a good point for continuing to promote the product. The most valuable aspect of Barracuda Backup is its data recovery process. The feature that most customers appreciate is the ability to restore files to another system or location rather than solely restoring to the original data source. It can restore data for every peer spot in the clinic or replace it with a suitable alternative. I recommend the solution if you need a reliable backup. Overall, I rate the solution a nine out of ten.
Samuel Sencion - PeerSpot reviewer
Mar 16, 2023
Efficiently back up and manage data
It's a useful tool and plugging in is easy to use Dell PowerProtect Data Manager has helped us to make simple backups. Before using it, our backups were more complicated. The most valuable feature is the deduplication of data. It helps to reduce the amount of data being transferred and stored.…

Quotes from Members

We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
 

Pros

"The solution’s scalability is good because its space is unlimited. We can start in Office365 with one terabyte bit of information and leverage through an enterprise solution of 1000 users."
"The deduplication is the most valuable feature because it helps to control the overhead."
"I would say flexibility is the most important feature of the product. The performance and speed are the best on the market."
"The product's initial setup phase was easy."
"It's the perfect solution for virtual and container directives. The data reduction feature works well, and we haven't had any issues."
"One notable feature is its robust backup support for Kubernetes and container environments. Additionally, PPDM stands out for its ease of deployment and management compared to other backup solutions. It is highly user-friendly, allowing users to quickly learn and implement backup and restore processes within a week. PPDM represents the next generation of backup software and is comparable to offerings from other vendors. Furthermore, PPDM prioritizes security with various access controls, such as user and database access controls. Its deployment tool is also known for its simplicity."
"The most valuable features of the solution are flexibility and data protection."
"The solution adequately handles data storage."
"Dell PowerProtect Data Manager helps to reduce the amount of data being transferred and stored."
 

Cons

"An improvement is required in reports and backups for sharing on Linux and Unix."
"They should include a feature similar to S3 bucket."
"A lot of improvement is required in Dell's first level of support."
"PPDM requires further development. It is primarily integrated with DevOps systems."
"The interface is too complex."
"The solution should enhance its user interface and make it more flexible."
"You need to use additional software to back up entire environments. It will be good if they could support entire tape libraries."
"There is always room for improvement. The compression ratio should be improved as well as the efficiency."
"As a new product, there are some things that still need to improve a bit as it matures."
 

Pricing and Cost Advice

Information not available
"The solution is not less expensive than competitors but pricing deals are available."
"The product is offered at a very competitive price in the market."
"Dell PowerProtect Data Manager is not an expensive solution."
"The licensing costs and pricing model are based on capacity and the license is easy to upgrade."
"The price of Dell EMC PowerProtect Data Manager is reasonable."
"We offer monthly or yearly subscriptions. The price could be cheaper."
"The solution is more affordable than other vendors."
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Top Industries

By visitors reading reviews
Computer Software Company
21%
University
14%
Educational Organization
12%
Energy/Utilities Company
9%
Educational Organization
14%
Computer Software Company
11%
Government
9%
Financial Services Firm
9%
 

Company Size

By reviewers
Large Enterprise
Midsize Enterprise
Small Business
No data available
 

Questions from the Community

What needs improvement with Barracuda Backup?
An improvement is required in reports and backups for sharing on Linux and Unix. Also, it should take a granular amount of time to do the backup and allow more devices, including Azure data machines.
What is your primary use case for Barracuda Backup?
We use the solution for enterprise solutions with sensitive data and customers to protect against ransomware. The backup solution from Barracuda is immutable data. So, it's suitable for ransomware ...
What do you like most about Dell PowerProtect Data Manager?
One notable feature is its robust backup support for Kubernetes and container environments. Additionally, PPDM stands out for its ease of deployment and management compared to other backup solution...
What is your experience regarding pricing and costs for Dell PowerProtect Data Manager?
The solution's cost depends on the storage. Currently, the pricing for Dell PowerProtect Data Manager is more flexible for customers. Dell PowerProtect Data Manager is not an expensive solution. On...
What needs improvement with Dell PowerProtect Data Manager?
The solution should enhance its user interface and make it more flexible. It can be enhanced to be more flexible and usable for customers. The solution should be integrated with other appliances fr...
 

Also Known As

LiveVault
PowerProtect, Dell EMC PowerProtect
 

Overview

 

Sample Customers

Ochsner Health System
National Bank of Greece, USC Australia, PCS Publishing, Dell Digital IT, Rushmore Electric, Melanson Health, Arrow Electronics
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