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We performed a comparison between Dell RecoverPoint and Symmetrix Remote Data Facility based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Data Replication solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.

To learn more, read our detailed Dell RecoverPoint vs. Symmetrix Remote Data Facility report (Updated: September 2022).
634,590 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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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.""RecoverPoint's most valuable feature is the automatic failover.""The solution is now Flash-based, which is better. they moved away from Java."

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"We've found the support to be very good overall."

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Cons
"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.""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."

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"If you are new to the product, the initial setup might be a bit difficult."

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  • "RecoverPoint came free as an add-on to the PowerProtect Data Manager backup software from Dell EMC."
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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:We've found the support to be very good overall.
    Top Answer:The clients cover the cost of the solution. I don't have any visibility on the actual cost of the solution. I'm basically just an admin.
    Top Answer:I cannot recall us requesting any changes or new features. It does what we need it to do for the most part. If you are new to the product, the initial setup might be a bit difficult. There could be… more »
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    8.3
    8th
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    Also Known As
    RecoverPoint Continuous Remote Replication
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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.

    The Symmetrix Remote Data Facility family of software is the gold standard for remote replication in mission critical environments. Built for the industry-leading high-end VMAX hardware architecture, the SRDF family of solutions is trusted for disaster recovery and business continuity.
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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
    Global Security Provider, SSM Health Care, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, Shriners, BZWBK, Qatar Islamic Bank, Sudwestrundfunk (SWR)
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company29%
    Comms Service Provider11%
    Financial Services Firm9%
    Manufacturing Company7%
    REVIEWERS
    Financial Services Firm57%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Healthcare Company14%
    Computer Software Company14%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Financial Services Firm26%
    Computer Software Company18%
    Healthcare Company9%
    Insurance Company8%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business38%
    Midsize Enterprise46%
    Large Enterprise15%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business19%
    Midsize Enterprise15%
    Large Enterprise66%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business14%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise71%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business20%
    Midsize Enterprise3%
    Large Enterprise78%
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    Dell RecoverPoint is ranked 6th in Data Replication with 3 reviews while Symmetrix Remote Data Facility is ranked 8th in Data Replication with 1 review. Dell RecoverPoint is rated 8.4, while Symmetrix Remote Data Facility is rated 10.0. The top reviewer of Dell RecoverPoint writes "It's been tested, and it's very durable ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Symmetrix Remote Data Facility writes "Stable with great features and excellent support". Dell RecoverPoint is most compared with Dell AppSync, HVR Software, NetApp SnapMirror and NetApp Snapshot, whereas Symmetrix Remote Data Facility is most compared with NetApp SnapMirror.

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