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We performed a comparison between Dell RecoverPoint and NetApp SnapMirror based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

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Pros
"We use RecoverPoint for disaster recovery and asynchronous replication, and we use the application at a block level, not the software level. This has been tested, and it's very durable.""The solution is now Flash-based, which is better. they moved away from Java.""RecoverPoint's most valuable feature is the automatic failover.""The product does block-level replication very well."

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"The technology enables us to have a safe backup."

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Cons
"The cost of the solution is pretty high. The licensing costs may affect a company's ability to scale.""RecoverPoint's WAN optimization could be improved.""Considering the speed Dell RecoverPoint can recover data, it would be good if we could replicate data from on-premise to the cloud with this solution.""Integration with VMware is the only thing we need to improve. Another feature I'd like to see is the ability to convert management to HTML. And the integration should also be done on the same level."

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"Compression and deduplication could be improved."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "RecoverPoint came free as an add-on to the PowerProtect Data Manager backup software from Dell EMC."
  • "Support is an additional subscription."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:RecoverPoint's most valuable feature is the automatic failover.
    Top Answer:RecoverPoint came free as an add-on to the PowerProtect Data Manager backup software from Dell EMC.
    Top Answer:The technology enables us to have a safe backup.
    Top Answer:We purchased SnapMirror as a bundle which makes it less expensive. Everything is included in the price. The price is reasonable compared to some of the other flashy solutions.
    Top Answer:The NetApp storage is entry-level storage. I'd like to see compression and deduplication and encryption improved, and I'd like to have real-time replication so I have a zero RPO. Snapshotting always… more »
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    8.3
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    Also Known As
    RecoverPoint Continuous Remote Replication
    SnapMirror
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    Overview

    Dell RecoverPoint provides continuous data protection with multiple recovery points to restore applications instantly to a specific point in time. It is used to protect applications with bidirectional synchronous and asynchronous replication and digital video recorder (DVR)-like recovery in physical, virtual, and cloud infrastructures.

    NetApp SnapMirror technology provides fast, efficient data replication and disaster recovery (DR) for your critical data. Use a single solution across all NetApp storage arrays and protocols. SnapMirror technology works with any application, in both virtual and traditional environments, and in multiple configurations, including hybrid cloud.
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    Sample Customers
    Regis Aged Care, Cap Atlantique, Lewisville Independent School District, EnvisionRxOptions, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, Major Boutique Hotel Chain, Riverside Health System, Panduit
    University at Albany, City of Houston, Yahoo Japan, Washington Employment Security Department, DG Khan Cement Co. Ltd., AmTrust Financial Services, Sheridan College
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company25%
    Comms Service Provider12%
    Financial Services Firm9%
    Manufacturing Company8%
    REVIEWERS
    Wholesaler/Distributor22%
    Comms Service Provider22%
    Financial Services Firm22%
    University11%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Manufacturing Company19%
    Computer Software Company17%
    Comms Service Provider12%
    Financial Services Firm10%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business38%
    Midsize Enterprise46%
    Large Enterprise15%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business21%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise66%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business19%
    Midsize Enterprise31%
    Large Enterprise50%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business16%
    Midsize Enterprise8%
    Large Enterprise76%
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    Dell RecoverPoint is ranked 7th in Data Replication with 4 reviews while NetApp SnapMirror is ranked 6th in Data Replication with 1 review. Dell RecoverPoint is rated 8.8, while NetApp SnapMirror is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Dell RecoverPoint writes "It's been tested, and it's very durable ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of NetApp SnapMirror writes "Provides great data loss recovery and real time replication". Dell RecoverPoint is most compared with Dell AppSync, NetApp Snapshot, HVR Software and Symmetrix Remote Data Facility, whereas NetApp SnapMirror is most compared with NetApp Snapshot, Symmetrix Remote Data Facility, Hitachi Universal Replicator, Hitachi TrueCopy and Dell AppSync.

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