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We performed a comparison between Cohesity Imanis Data and Vembu BDRSuite based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Backup and Recovery Software solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
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Pros
"Its big data and archive data features are the features that I have found most valuable. I can use it in a big virtual environment.""It's very regimented and fast. It does local backup, cloud backup, long-term coverage, and disaster recovery."

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"Its ease of use and price are most valuable. It is simple and straightforward. Someone who has never used any backup software will easily understand it from the first installation. It is that simple. Price-wise, it is much cheaper than its counterparts.""Moving to cloud backups eliminated the need for clients to change USB drives or worry about drives being stored offsite.""The Vembu BDR product is very intuitive and easy to use.""You can restore all your data or partial parts of it. You can restore a specific version of the data. It has a lot of options for restore, so you can have the correct data that you want to restore. This is very important. You must know what you are going to restore. Otherwise, you may be overwriting correct data with other data. You must know what specific files you are restoring as well as which version. Partial restore is very important because there might be some files which are newer than the backup and some files that are corrupted. You need to restore some files from the backup, but not all the files.""It made it easy for us to handle the daily backup of endpoints.""We have seen ROI. The real return is when something bad happens. All the proof of concept work that we did, all the testing we did, it all panned out for us. We're already seeing a return on that.""The best thing about it is that it has been adaptable to our business model. We are in industrial networking, and they were adaptable to give us offline installers and offline licenses. That has been the biggest thing. They also allow us to order the licenses on a perpetual basis.""The ability to map a drive and restore a separate file is most valuable. The restoration activity is good."

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"The limitation that I see in Cohesity is that the minimum sized node is 36 terabytes, which is more than a small customer needs.""The initial setup can be complex, depending on the environment."

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"Maybe they can add some features regarding working with the vCenter cluster to be able to have more power over the cluster overall, not just over a single or specific host. Also, I would like some enhancements in technology for the web interface, e.g., some interactive technologies to advance the interface of Vembu. Although the current interface is very good, maybe they can use more advanced technologies for its web development.""They need to improve their marketing because not many people are aware of it. People ask me what is Vembu, and I have to explain to them it is a good tool for backup and other things.""Vembu BDR currently supports backups of O365, although it does not currently have an email archiving function to the O365 backups.""It would be a great improvement if they can give a console to control the systems. All other vendors let you simply log in to the cloud console and control everything from there, but for Vembu, whether you choose Vembu Cloud Backup or Vembu Disaster Recovery, you still need to install the Vembu software on your on-premise system and configure it from there. It would be great if I can get a cloud console to manage the systems.""We do a lot of internal automation, so the Vembu API definitely has some gaps. The Vembu API could definitely use some improvement. We do rely a lot on automation outside of just the regular interface. We've noticed that the Vembu GUI is good, but we do leverage the APIs for a lot of stuff, and there's definitely some room for improvement there.""Windows 10 does not have application-aware backups. From my point of view, that's what's existing needs improvement.""The dashboard should more interactive.""I have had issues with new client registrations. There are frequent connectivity issues to the cloud servers. Multiple times, I have had to prove to support that it wasn’t a problem on my end. It always works out in the end, but it is troubling to have the same issues repeated across different clients. Issues eventually get escalated to the cloud team and are mysteriously resolved with no changes on my end."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "It's priced properly for the market."
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  • "Price-wise, it is much cheaper than its counterparts. I like its pricing, and its price is okay. The lesser they take, the more profit we can make, but we are happy with its price. It is very affordable. We were working with a client, and they were looking for backup software and had a very tight budget. When I told them that Vembu is only going to cost around $400 to $500, they were shocked. They didn't believe me, so I showed them the website so that they can check the price themselves. Of course, if they agree to that price, we get a 15% rebate as a managed service provider."
  • "The pricing of Vembu is one of its strong points. The license is not as much as other competitors, and it has a variety of licensing options: subscription-based, perpetual licenses, and a virtual machine license. You can design whatever license that you adopted to your environment, and that can support your environment without extra cost, providing more than you need. So, you can design a license that fits your environment and budget. The pricing is very good and can be used when the budget is tight."
  • "Its price is reasonable as compared to other solutions. There are no additional costs. While increasing the count on the server-side, we have to take care of managing or optimizing the license."
  • "The pricing is good. The tough part is estimating storage needs."
  • "Its price is fair, and they still allow perpetual licensing, which is extremely important for us. They also have offline licensing. I am not aware of any costs in addition to the standard licensing fees. In terms of the affordability of the solution for businesses with a tight budget, you aren't going to beat it."
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    Top Answer:It's very regimented and fast. It does local backup, cloud backup, long-term coverage, and disaster recovery.
    Top Answer:Cohesity is structured differently than Rubrik in terms of pricing, and Veeam is vice versa. That's where you see a lot of difference in, the way the price is structured. It's priced properly for the… more »
    Top Answer:The initial setup can be complex, depending on the environment.
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    Top Answer:The best thing about it is that it has been adaptable to our business model. We are in industrial networking, and they were adaptable to give us offline installers and offline licenses. That has been… more »
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    Overview

    Radically simple backup, recovery, and data management for Hadoop Distributed File System and NoSQL distributed databases including MongoDB, Cassandra, CouchbaseDB, Hbase, and others.

    Vembu has ventured into the Backup & Disaster Recovery market in 2002. Since then, the only focus is on building a comprehensive data protection solution.

    Vembu’s flagship offering - BDRSuite - is a Comprehensive Backup and Disaster Recovery Solution for Small/Medium Businesses, Enterprise Businesses, and Service Providers. 

    BDRSuite is designed to protect data across Data Centers/Private Clouds (VMware,

    Hyper-V, Windows, Linux, Applications & Databases), Public Clouds (AWS), SaaS Applications (Microsoft 365, Google Workspace), and Endpoints (Windows, Mac). 

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    Our solutions are extremely affordable and are ideal for businesses of any size, with a tight budget. 

    Businesses can save up to 70% on backup costs using BDRSuite compared to the Industry Leader. We offer 24/7 technical support.

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    PRICING DETAILS

    VMware & Hyper-V VM Backup starts at $1.8/VM/Month 

    Windows Server Backup starts at $6/Server/Month 

    Linux Server Backup starts at $6/Server/Month 

    AWS EC2 Backup starts at $3/Instance/Month 

    Microsoft 365 & Google Workspace Backup starts at $1.2/User/Month 

    Endpoints Backup starts at $1.5/Endpoint/Month

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    Sample Customers
    MDL AutoMation
    NASA, Intel, CISCO, PHILIPS, Atos, HEXAWARE, Motorola
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    Manufacturing Company14%
    Performing Arts7%
    Marketing Services Firm7%
    Financial Services Firm7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company26%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Retailer10%
    Educational Organization5%
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    Small Business65%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise17%
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    Small Business37%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise49%
    Buyer's Guide
    Cohesity Imanis Data vs. Vembu BDRSuite
    November 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Cohesity Imanis Data vs. Vembu BDRSuite and other solutions. Updated: November 2022.
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    Cohesity Imanis Data is ranked 27th in Backup and Recovery Software with 2 reviews while Vembu BDRSuite is ranked 17th in Backup and Recovery Software with 8 reviews. Cohesity Imanis Data is rated 10.0, while Vembu BDRSuite is rated 8.8. The top reviewer of Cohesity Imanis Data writes "Has good big data and archive features ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Vembu BDRSuite writes "Its ease of use and price set it apart from other solutions". Cohesity Imanis Data is most compared with , whereas Vembu BDRSuite is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Dell RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines, Hornetsecurity Altaro VM Backup, Nakivo and Acronis Backup. See our Cohesity Imanis Data vs. Vembu BDRSuite report.

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