"Dell PowerProtect DD is a stable solution."
"It works within backup windows and has got good deduplication."
"This solution has a feature called Domain Boost, which allows for source deduplication and compression."
"The solution is very stable."
"The solution is very scalable."
"The most important feature is the level of data compression provided by Dell EMC. It's a leader in data compression and deduplication, and the level of compression isn't available with any other vendors in the market."
"The most valuable feature is the performance because you can back up data really quickly."
"The most valuable features of this product are its guaranteed reliability and its duplication capability."
"I can confidently say that I have managed more than 30 or 50 appliances over different time periods, and yet I never had a single hardware failure."
"The most valuable feature involves VMware Instant Recovery, which allows one to do restoration within seconds."
"It is easy to use and the performance is good."
"The policy-based backup feature is very helpful."
"The solution uses minimal resources."
"I personally find Veritas NetBackup Applicance hassle-free."
"The solution has a very easy-to-navigate user interface."
"There are a lot of new features that operate to protect the data from ransomware attacks. They launched the Veritas/Appliances to protect our data. Veritas has been doing its job well."
"The price could be a little cheaper than it is now."
"Its management can be improved."
"The software from Dell that can be used to operate Data Domain needs to have enhancements made to the user interface. It is too complex."
"The only problem is that it's more expensive than any other vendors available in the market."
"The usage of this solution is a bit difficult to develop processes, and it takes a long time to market permits."
"The price of the product is high."
"First-time integrations are difficult in NetWorker. NetWorker software needs to be simplified. It's very complex."
"They still have hardware different from the software."
"The upgrade process of the solution needs to be improved since it is extremely complicated, especially without the benefit of a support person who can guide one through it."
"It would be a better solution if we were able to make more reports in regards to the backup system."
"It's an expensive solution."
"Veritas NetBackup would benefit from better explained error codes."
"Veritas NetBackup Appliance can improve by having a more direct connection to the cloud. It should have the technology to be able to directly communicate with the cloud."
"The desirability of appliance solutions is dwindling in the marketplace."
"Feature-wise, it is quite good, but it is very costly. Its price has gone up quite significantly over the years, and that makes people like us look at alternatives."
"The price needs to be improved because it is really expensive."
DD series enables your organization to protect, manage and recover data at scale. As the next generation of Dell Data Domain appliances, DD series sets the bar for efficient data management from edge to core to cloud and includes the ecosystem support and comprehensive data protection that customers have come to appreciate from Data Domain. The DD series offers a super-fast, secure, and an efficient solution that is built for multi-cloud data protection and to keep up with future demands. The DD series consists of the DD9900, DD9400, DD6900, DD6400, DD3300, and a software-defined option, PowerProtect DD Virtual Edition (DDVE).
DD series empowers organizations to protect, manage and recover data at scale across their entire diverse ecosystems. DD series provides broad ecosystem support, efficiency, powerful data protection, cloud-enabled capabilities, and the cyber resiliency that our customers demand.
The DD Operating System (DDOS) is the brilliance that drives the DD series. DDOS contributes the agility, security, and reliability that pushes DD series to deliver high-speed, scalable, and standard-setting protection storage for backup, archive, and disaster recovery. DDOS integrates seamlessly with many existing infrastructures, permitting ease-of-use with leading backup and archiving applications, and provides superior performance in conjunction with Dell PowerProtect Data Manager and Data Protection Suite. When you decide to purchase a new DD series appliance you can easily consume DDOS as a subscription providing greater flexibility for deployment while minimizing your overall upfront costs.
DD series does a great job to minimize the threat of data loss and adds to the value of protected data while meeting ever-increasing demands of SLAs and increasing ROI. DDOS drives DD series to deliver up to 38% faster backups and up to 45% faster restores at significantly higher compression levels.
DD series supports high availability within the single rack. Additionally, DD series can greatly reduce the total cost of ownership (TCO) by minimizing downtime in the unlikely event of a hardware failure. DD series delivers amazing high-speed networking connectivity with support for 25GbE and 100GbE network adapters.
Benefits of Dell PowerProtect DD
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Reviews from Real Users
One user, who is an enterprise IT architect at a tech service company, says that “Dell PowerProtect DD is highly stable and reliable. I have not had a time when the system did not work and in an emergency this is critical.” He rates the ROI it has brought his company a five out of five.
A pre-sales and technical manager at a tech services company says that "The features that I have found most valuable with Dell PowerProtect DD are its deduplication feature and its DD Boost protocol for fast transfer, which is amazing."
Chris C., lead infrastructure architect at ThinkON, relates that Dell PowerProtect DD “allows our organization to send more data to this device compared to others. It also allows us a fast recovery of files or Virtual Machines if needed being on-premise.”
Dell PowerProtect DD (Data Domain) is ranked 1st in Deduplication Software with 23 reviews while Veritas NetBackup Appliance is ranked 6th in Deduplication Software with 16 reviews. Dell PowerProtect DD (Data Domain) is rated 8.8, while Veritas NetBackup Appliance is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Dell PowerProtect DD (Data Domain) writes "Stable and easy to scale suite of deduplication, backup, data protection, and storage solutions". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Veritas NetBackup Appliance writes "Combines two solutions for use of our backup environment". Dell PowerProtect DD (Data Domain) is most compared with HPE StoreOnce, Veeam Backup & Replication, Rubrik, Dell Avamar and DD Boost, whereas Veritas NetBackup Appliance is most compared with DD Boost, HPE StoreOnce, Veritas NetBackup, ExaGrid EX Series and Rubrik. See our Dell PowerProtect DD (Data Domain) vs. Veritas NetBackup Appliance report.
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