"The initial setup is very straightforward. Deployment typically takes about one hour. You just need one person to handle the deployment process."
"It generates very detailed reports, which makes things easier when it comes to IT auditing."
"The solution is easy to use, flexible and has a lot of out-of-the-box functionality. You can configure the dashboards or you can use a script. However, to fully utilize its capabilities you will want to use a lot of scripts which you will need advanced training. The reports can be customized for many things, such as chargeback billing."
"It has a lot of stock reports. I believe over 300 canned reports, which for the most part meet a lot of generic needs."
"Dell EMC PowerProtect Data Manager is user-friendly and easy to use. it does what it needs to do."
"I would say flexibility is the most important feature of the product. The performance and speed are the best on the market."
"The deduplication is the most valuable feature because it helps to control the overhead."
"There is a steep learning curve to use the interface and to create new reports, this could be made easier. If the solution could provide more drag and drop functionality to build more advanced reports that would be very helpful."
"It's a bit difficult for first-time users."
"They should empower their customers with the ability to upgrade this solution as long as it's in the same major release."
"Customization of reports or creating new reports can be difficult. Users need to have a deep knowledge of SQL. 70-80% of customers can't seem to understand how to do it. They don't know how to address reporting. If Dell EMC could simplify it, it would benefit the end-user."
"As a new product, there are some things that still need to improve a bit as it matures."
"There is always room for improvement. The compression ratio should be improved as well as the efficiency."
"The Dell EMC PowerProtect Data Manager reports could improve. There should be different kinds of reports on failures, such as dashboards that we can submit to top management or auditors."
The Dell EMC PowerProtect Software is called a platform and provides data protection, replication and re-use. It supports long-term retention in the public cloud and is described as a multi-cloud product. Dell EMC slide. Backed up data and virtual machines data are live mounted by VMs in client servers.
Dell EMC Data Protection Advisor is ranked 32nd in Backup and Recovery Software with 4 reviews while Dell EMC PowerProtect Data Manager is ranked 34th in Backup and Recovery Software with 3 reviews. Dell EMC Data Protection Advisor is rated 8.8, while Dell EMC PowerProtect Data Manager is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Dell EMC Data Protection Advisor writes "Easy to use, flexible, configurable dashboards, and effective script capabilities". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Dell EMC PowerProtect Data Manager writes "The ratio of deduplication is very high and it has good performance ". Dell EMC Data Protection Advisor is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Dell EMC NetWorker, Dell EMC Avamar, Commvault and Cohesity DataProtect, whereas Dell EMC PowerProtect Data Manager is most compared with Dell EMC Avamar, Dell EMC NetWorker, Veeam Backup & Replication, Commvault and Nutanix Mine. See our Dell EMC Data Protection Advisor vs. Dell EMC PowerProtect Data Manager report.
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