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"The support for legacy products is very good.""It's a good product that can be integrated easily with the Data domain.""The software implementation takes about 30 minutes.""If it's set up the right way, it's a stable product.""There are no problems in terms of stability.""The best feature of Dell EMC NetWorker is its wide spectrum of available plugins for each and every software that you can back up, such as SAP HANA, Oracle, AXI-based machines, or Dell-based machines. Whatever you want to back up, you can do it with Dell EMC NetWorker. It is a very solid backup software. It is the oldest backup software from EMC, and it comes from Dell EMC's legacy.""The extensive information provided on tool properties has been very useful, specifically the information on databases""The interface is user-friendly and can be used by the end-users."

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"Technical support has been very helpful when we have issues."

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"There should be total integration of the replication and cloud logistic back up on cloud.""The data storage capabilities should be improved.""The web console could be a lot better.""The process of upgrading versions should be improved because as it is now, you have to completely uninstall the old version first, and then install the new version.""The initial setup is complex.""Lacks a restore feature.""The user interface has to be improved""The solution could improve by having more integration."

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"The UI, the User Interface, needs to be improved. It's not as clean or modern as it could be."

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  • "If you purchase Avamar, NetWorker is free with Avamar, for one terabyte license capacity."
  • "It is excellent from the pricing point of view. It is free with Data Protection Suite. Similarly, when you purchase Avamar, Dell EMC NetWorker is free with one terabyte license capacity. Its price is very competitive."
  • "The price is a little on the high side, but it's reliable and provides a good service."
  • "It is not very expensive and not very cheap."
  • "They are not cheap."
  • "Licensing is based on the number of terabytes, so you need to purchase packages."
  • "There is a licensing fee."
  • "We do need to purchase a license, but sometimes, it comes as a part of the Dell Data Protection Suite (DPS). It has a capacity-based licensing."
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    Top Answer:From the very beginning, Dell EMC NetWorker considers users and those who might potentially become users. In terms of both pricing and setup, this product offers an experience that is significantly… more »
    Top Answer:If it's set up the right way, it's a stable product.
    Top Answer:Technical support has been very helpful when we have issues.
    Top Answer:We use the solution for free. The price couldn't be any lower for us. We have no complaints in that regard.
    Top Answer:The usability of the solution could be much better. It's something the solution could improve upon. The UI, the User Interface, needs to be improved. It's not as clean or modern as it could be. Some… more »
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    Built on a reputation of efficiency and reliability, thousands of customers trust Dell NetWorker to protect their data and applications across multiple environments, from core to edge to cloud.

    Inherently flexible, NetWorker helps you deploy and leverage the data protection that fits your needs. NetWorker protects both physical and virtual environments, including VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V, as well as cloud workloads on AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud.

    NetWorker is available as part of Dell Data Protection Suite, which offers comprehensive data protection software applications and tools. NetWorker 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.

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    Sample Customers
    Republic Bank, Westgate Resorts, Macquire Cloud Services, Shriners, Panatonni, Qatar Islamic Bank, Eurosport
    All for One Steeb AG, Accenture
    Top Industries
    Financial Services Firm26%
    Computer Software Company9%
    Comms Service Provider9%
    Computer Software Company27%
    Comms Service Provider17%
    Financial Services Firm9%
    Pharma/Biotech Company17%
    Computer Software Company17%
    Healthcare Company17%
    Computer Software Company20%
    Manufacturing Company20%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Company Size
    Small Business29%
    Midsize Enterprise25%
    Large Enterprise46%
    Small Business17%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise70%
    Small Business38%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise48%
    Small Business14%
    Midsize Enterprise12%
    Large Enterprise74%
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    Dell NetWorker is ranked 15th in Backup and Recovery Software with 31 reviews while NetApp SnapCenter is ranked 41st in Backup and Recovery Software with 1 review. Dell NetWorker is rated 7.6, while NetApp SnapCenter is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Dell NetWorker writes "User-friendly GUI and fast support, but container support should be improved". On the other hand, the top reviewer of NetApp SnapCenter writes "Free to use with good stability and very good technical support". Dell NetWorker is most compared with Dell Avamar, Veeam Backup & Replication, Veritas NetBackup, Dell PowerProtect Data Manager and Commvault Complete Data Protection, whereas NetApp SnapCenter is most compared with Cohesity DataProtect, Commvault Complete Data Protection, Veeam Backup & Replication, Rubrik and Zerto.

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