"The data reduction feature and the ease of enabling a server in a DR location are the most valuable."
"The installation of the solution is easy."
"The deduplication feature is the best aspect of the solution."
"The source site replication feature is valuable."
"Dell EMC Avamar is easy to work with and is user-friendly."
"Effective in protecting the virtualization system and end points."
"Quick incremental backups and product replication are the two highlights of the product. Once you capture a full backup, incrementals are pretty quick. It is fairly efficient from that perspective."
"I have found the product to be scalable."
"Technical support has been very helpful when we have issues."
"We have had a lot of problems with the Dell EMC Avamar solution. The snapshots are not being erased after backup."
"Compared with Cohesity or Rubrik, which have some continuous data protection for backup and replication, this solution tends to lack in this area."
"The initial setup is a bit complex and could be simpler."
"If you need to pull data out of it to offload to tapes, that's messy. You have a mechanism for it, but it is painful."
"The stability could improve, a lot of scheduled backups failed at one time."
"Some integrations are not in place, such as the email alerts, which are not compatible with Office 365 SMTP gateway."
"The reporting should be improved, as we currently have to use another tool for that purpose."
"The solution could improve by having better integration and more flexibility."
"The UI, the User Interface, needs to be improved. It's not as clean or modern as it could be."
Dell Avamar data protection software delivers flexible and efficient backup and recovery operations that can scale from daily backup protection for endpoints to high-performance protection for large enterprises with diverse applications and workloads. With application consistent recovery, automation and fast backup and restores, Avamar can help you meet your SLAs and optimize your backup and recovery processes
If you are deploying all or part of your backup environment to the cloud, Avamar enables you to make the most of your cloud investment, enabling replication, disaster recovery and long-term retention for customers using AWS, Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud.
Avamar is available as part of Dell Data Protection Suite, which offers comprehensive data protection software applications and tools. Avamar is delivered as software and as a virtual edition.
Unified, scalable platform for application-consistent data protection and clone management. This software simplifies backup, restore, and clone lifecycle management with application-integrated workflows.
Dell Avamar is ranked 11th in Backup and Recovery Software with 40 reviews while NetApp SnapCenter is ranked 40th in Backup and Recovery Software with 1 review. Dell Avamar is rated 7.6, while NetApp SnapCenter is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Dell Avamar writes "Unlimited scalability, very stable, and ties very well with VMware API". On the other hand, the top reviewer of NetApp SnapCenter writes "Free to use with good stability and very good technical support". Dell Avamar is most compared with Dell NetWorker, Veeam Backup & Replication, Dell PowerProtect Data Manager, Dell PowerProtect DD (Data Domain) and Rubrik, whereas NetApp SnapCenter is most compared with Cohesity DataProtect, Veeam Backup & Replication, Commvault Complete Data Protection, Rubrik and IBM Spectrum Protect Plus.
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