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"It is a point-in-time restore, which is quite handy.""Continuous replication with lower RTO and RPO is the most innovative feature. Its tight integration with VMware for VMware VMs is also valuable.""The most valuable feature is that it is journal-based and you don't have to replicate a lot of data.""The installation is straightforward if the version you have is compatible with your infrastructure.""The solution is quite stable. We haven't experienced any kind of bug or glitch. We haven't experienced crashes."

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"The product license and support delivery have been great!""The backups, especially of the incremental type, are really quick (ranging from five to 10 to 45 to 50 minutes depending on the size of the VM).""The user interface in general is very good. I""Nakivo's backup and replication product has allowed us to implement a disaster recovery solution with a target repository in the cloud.""The product is good for protecting very low-budget offices, whereas other solutions fail in terms of cost and footprint of the VMs involved.""It is easy to manage all of the individual backup jobs, check the status every day, and it can even send an email to keep us informed.""This product has helped to centralize backups and made it easy to recover data.""The backup and replication are great."

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"The solution could improve by being more easier to use. However, once you have used it for a while it becomes easier. Additionally, there could be better support and compatibility with management by having a command-line interface. This would be beneficial for the customers.""I would like to have the HTML 5 interface working because it is currently not functioning with the VMware environment.""It can have better integration. It would be good if, in addition to VMware VM, it can also support other hypervisors. I also want to see support for Oracle databases. As of now, it supports only SQL and Exchange. It would be good to also support other databases.""The solution is not easy to use. It's actually quite hard. If it could be simplified it might be better for the end user.""In the next release of this software, I would like to see options that help to decrease the bandwidth required, such as compressing the data."

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"In the future, I would like to see support for backing up data to more cloud platforms, besides Amazon.""It would be great if they had a Let's Encrypt integration.""Automatic updates do not work, and every update has to be done manually.""The interface can be a little clunky at times.""It would be helpful to be able to have a custom footprint so that only the required features are installed.""The only thing we have encountered that we would like to see improved in the future are error messages. They could be more detailed and helpful, without the need to send logs to support. Failing that, the part of the log related to the error could be displayed alongside the error message, so I can investigate the error without looking through all of those logs that I'm able to download.""I need no more valuable features for backs-up. I have not yet tried the latest release, however, I have all the features that I need.""Due to the fact that we are HP and Fugit partners as well, it would be nice if Nakivo would allow support for HP and Fugit storage."

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  • "This is not a very cheap solution and compared to others, it is expensive."
  • "This is an expensive product."
  • "Pricing-wise, it is pretty much fair for any customer who only has a VMware environment. Licensing is based on the number of VMs that you want to protect at any given point in time. Licensing is not based on size."
  • "There is a license required for this solution and the pricing depends on how many virtual machines you have."
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  • "You have a lot of different options when it comes to pricing and the pricing models are pretty flexible and affordable."
  • "The product is quite cheap compared to other products on the market, but despite this, it is rich in features both at the level of backup and recovery as well as at the level of additional options."
  • "Nakivo Backup & Replication also have another great value, which is that it is one of the lowest prices on the market."
  • "The licensing currently allows for host-based licensing, which is advantageous if you have a lot of data on a few hosts."
  • "Cost is very appropriate for SMEs."
  • "Nakivo has a good price-performance ratio."
  • "As a free solution for a small environment, this is a great solution!"
  • "Talk to the sales department about all of the possibilities, as they will help you to find the best solution for your setup."
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    Questions from the Community
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    The installation is straightforward if the version you have is compatible with your infrastructure.
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    There is a license required for this solution and the pricing depends on how many virtual machines you have.
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    The solution could improve by being more easier to use. However, once you have used it for a while it becomes easier. Additionally, there could be better support and compatibility with management by… more »
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    Nakivo is my favorite backup software. Below are the main benefits of Nakivo compared to Veeam 1. Low cost. 2. Backup storage with global deduplication (this is the main requirement of a backup… more »
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    The product is very scalable, robust, has an easy setup with a short-duration deployment and good technical support.
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    Overview

    EMC RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines: A simple, efficient operational and disaster recovery solution for virtualized applications in VMware environments. It delivers local and remote hypervisor-based replication, continuous data protection for per-VM recovery to any point in time, and built-in automated disaster recovery orchestration.

    SOFTWARE-DEFINED VM PROTECTION
    Enables a software-only, easy to install and easy to manage hypervisor-based replication solution with highly automated disaster recovery workflows, fully integrated into VMware.

    vADMINISTRATOR VISIBILITY AND CONTROL
    Empowers VMware administrators and application owners to manage the disaster recovery provisioning and control their own replication policies and recovery, ensuring that VM service levels are met.

    AUTOMATED DISASTER RECOVERY ORCHESTRATION
    Provides automated orchestration and non-disruptive testing of recovery plans to simplify operational and disaster recovery management for all virtualized applications and VMs.

    NETWORK BANDWIDTH OPTIMIZATION
    Minimizes network utilization with superior bandwidth compression and deduplication, significantly reducing replicated data over the network, as well as ensuring replication even with less stable and high packet loss WANs.

    IT TRUSTED AND PROVEN
    Leverages the RecoverPoint replication engine with hundreds of millions of run hours, extends the data protection continuum for VMware environments, and it’s all backed by the world’s largest data protection company, EMC.

    NAKIVO Backup & Replication provides image-based, application-aware, and forever-incremental backup for VMware, Hyper-V, and AWS EC2 VMs. This means that NAKIVO Backup & Replication can capture all VM data, ensure the  consistency of applications and databases (such as Exchange, Active Directory, MS SQL, SharePoint) running in VMs, and transfer only changes to the backup repository. NAKIVO Backup & Replication uses native change tracking technologies (VMware CBT/Hyper-V RCT) to instantly identify changed data. For each VM backup, you can save up to 1,000 recovery points and rotate them on a daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly basis.

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    Coca Cola, Honda, 3M, University of Arizona, University of Maryland, University of Arkansas, Johns Hopkins University, Marriott, United States Military Academy West Point, Greenpeace, China Airlines, Radisson Hotels and Resorts, Fujifilm
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    Find out what your peers are saying about Dell EMC RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines vs. Nakivo and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
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    Dell EMC RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines is ranked 11th in Disaster Recovery (DR) Software with 5 reviews while Nakivo is ranked 4th in Disaster Recovery (DR) Software with 49 reviews. Dell EMC RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines is rated 8.0, while Nakivo is rated 9.6. The top reviewer of Dell EMC RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines writes "An efficient, journal-based replication system providing disaster recovery for organizations of all sizes". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Nakivo writes "Easy to setup and use, this is a flexible, viable, and inexpensive alternative to familiar solutions". Dell EMC RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines is most compared with VMware SRM, Veeam Backup & Replication, Zerto, Azure Site Recovery and Veritas Resiliency Platform, whereas Nakivo is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Altaro VM Backup, Acronis Backup, Rubrik and Commvault. See our Dell EMC RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines vs. Nakivo report.

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