Dell PowerProtect DD (Data Domain) vs HPE StoreOnce comparison


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Executive SummaryUpdated on May 29, 2022

Categories and Ranking

Dell PowerProtect DD (Data ...
Ranking in Deduplication Software
Ranking in Disk Based Backup Systems
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HPE StoreOnce
Ranking in Deduplication Software
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Mindshare comparison

As of June 2024, in the Deduplication Software category, the mindshare of Dell PowerProtect DD (Data Domain) is 27.5%, down from 30.8% compared to the previous year. The mindshare of HPE StoreOnce is 20.7%, up from 15.4% compared to the previous year. It is calculated based on PeerSpot user engagement data.
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Featured Reviews

Oct 19, 2022
Reasonably priced, fairly priced, and reliable
We primarily use the solution for large backups. This is a piece of hardware that we can place software on.  It's used widely in some of the largest banks in our country - including foreign banks. They use Data Domain in petabytes.  The specific algorithms of backups of the data deduplication are…
Fernando Hortal - PeerSpot reviewer
Feb 22, 2024
Secures the environment, saves a lot of storage capacity, and has excellent data retention
The solution saves a lot of storage capacity. It provides optimization, compression, and deduplication features. It gives me confidence about the security of the environment. It is integrated with Catalyst and SimpliVity. I can use SimpliVity for backup The backups are outside the production…

Quotes from Members

We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:


"Data Domain is an excellent repository that's compatible with a lot of different solutions. Even Veeam Backup recommends sending backup to Data Domain. Space optimization is great. Currently, it guarantees 50-to-1 compression of the application in the same device. In all these years, I never had a client who was unsatisfied with Data Domain. It is a solid appliance with VMware integration, instant access to restore and search, and analytics."
"The licensing model is the most valuable aspect of Dell PowerProtect DD"
"I like the different features. We work closely with Dell on different products and features, which is why we use them all."
"We have found the product to be scalable."
"It is a stable solution."
"The most valuable features of this product are its guaranteed reliability and its duplication capability."
"It is secure, reliable, and has officer support."
"As our organization functions, we have a total of 2500+ primary sites and 6300+ secondary sites. All of our entire backup systems are totally dependent on this product. EMC Data Domain is very reliable and there are no issues using it since 2015."
"HPE StoreOnce works well, it is stable."
"I'm impressed with their support structure, call availability, understanding, flexibility in scheduling remote sessions, and accommodating customer timeframes."
"From a centralized system, I can manage the interface, the backup policies, and the status of the database."
"The interface is very user-friendly."
"If you have a large enough storage capacity then you can take an ample amount of data."
"The hardware is strong and all the equipment has a good infrastructure. Personally, I think it's the best storage product in HPE for small to medium-sized businesses."
"Currently, VTLs can only be created on individual service sets and cannot be used to share the resources of other nodes."
"The solution is stable."


"EMC is very expensive for small customers."
"The size and scale of the product are limited and could be improved."
"We would like faster instant recovery."
"DD Boost."
"We encountered data loss during the configuration process."
"It can probably have integration with other OEMs. It should also have more features for ransomware protection."
"Dell PowerProtect DD should come out with its own system so we do not have to use Data Domain. For example, something similar to what Symantec has done."
"We have some problems with backing up on the Power Platform. PowerServer is an IBM product, and it forces us to back up over LAN, which is not suitable for us."
"They could provide more options for storage capacity."
"The setup phase is not so simple that an end user can plug and play to make it operational."
"The GUI and its user-friendliness have some room for improvement."
"We archive our backups on tape, so I feel like if we could somehow plug our tape drive directly into the StoreOnce device and set it up to where it would archive based on, if some kind of rules based engine or what have you, that would really be an improvement for us."
"HPE StoreOnce needs to be made cheaper than products from Dell and Veeam."
"The user interface of HPE StoreOnce should be more user-friendly. Additionally, the configuration and troubleshooting could be better."
"I would like to see an emphasis placed on making data deduplication and compression more powerful."
"I don't see any new features that we could want or anything that could be done along those lines. Just that we need a bigger machine, so more speed."

Pricing and Cost Advice

"The price is on the high side."
"We usually buy products at the end year, and the license is included."
"On a scale where one represents high price, and ten represents low price, I rate the solution a five, which means that the solution is of medium pricing."
"Becoming more expensive."
"The price of the solution and support for Dell PowerProtect DD is expensive. We have customers that cannot upgrade to a newer version of the solution because the support is too expensive."
"It could be more competitively priced. Its licensing was for five years. Obviously, the support will get renewed at some stage, but that's it."
"The approximate license cost for Dell PowerProtect DD (Data Domain) is around 5,00,000."
"This is one of the more expensive backup solutions on the market."
"The product's pricing is medium."
"I rate the platform's pricing a seven out of ten."
"The solution's cost is above average."
"The solution is pretty expensive."
"The licensing schemes could improve in HPE StoreOnce and the price is high. They should reduce the price."
"The cost of HPE StoreOnce is very expensive."
"There are costs for additional storage and space."
"I think the product is competitive in terms of pricing. Other products like the one from Dell are costlier compared to the tool."
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Top Industries

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Computer Software Company
Financial Services Firm
Manufacturing Company
Computer Software Company
Financial Services Firm
Manufacturing Company

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Questions from the Community

What is your experience regarding pricing and costs for Dell EMC PowerProtect DD (Data Domain)?
There are many different licenses, so you pay for what you need. There are various aspects you can add on, like extra speed, or something just for reading data. There are licenses to do replication...
What needs improvement with Dell EMC PowerProtect DD (Data Domain)?
Nothing comes to mind in terms of improvement. It serves its purpose. That said, if they could develop higher algorithms to make it more efficient, that would be great. Usually, with the backup, th...
What do you like most about HPE StoreOnce?
I think StoreOnce's deduplication technology is crucial for cost efficiency and faster recovery, especially for backup and data protection purposes.
What is your experience regarding pricing and costs for HPE StoreOnce?
The pricing is moderate when you compare it with other products. It comes with a warranty when you purchase the product for three years. After three years, they don't have to depend on the model th...
What needs improvement with HPE StoreOnce?
Some high-level cybersecurity features could be achieved with some entities, and their integration could be built into the store. Backup is a crucial component of any IT setup. Regardless of the pr...

Also Known As

DataDomain, Dell EMC Data Domain, PowerProtect Data Domain
HP StoreOnce

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Sample Customers

The US Army, City of Houston, Lloyds TSB, TiVo, Teck, Ingram Entertainment, The New York Mets
Eurobank Serbia
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