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"Deduplication and compression are in a good ratio. It supports the HPE Catalyst protocol, which is much faster than NFS and other protocols. We use CommVault and Veeam, and these two solutions support the Catalyst protocol very well and are integrated at high speed. It is faster than normal access.""The scalability is very good.""HPE StoreOnce has high performance.""Deduplication is the most valuable feature.""The solution is stable.""The initial setup is one of the most user-friendly B2B user solutions. It's good, it's easy. Deployment usually takes less than one day. You only need one person for deployment and maintenance.""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.""The most valuable features are the deduplication and compression capabilities."

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"The integration with some storage systems like HP or Nutanix and great support are the most valuable features. You get productivity support. You get a response within one hour, even in the evening or night. The functionality of the whole software is good.""Storage Snapshot is a good feature and very safe.""Veeam Backup & Replication is a great alternative to what is out there. Some of the backups just allow an agent backup to the cloud. You can back up a thousand different ways, but this is a great way to keep a customer and a company in compliance in that they've got their data secure onsite and offsite. The data being transferred to the NAS at the customer's location and also the data being sent to the cloud is encrypted in transit and it's also encrypted at rest so that nobody is going to be able to hack into that. No one will have the keys to do that.""Veeam is easy to use.""While I do not recall whether the latest version is 10.0 or 11.0 I do know that it allows one to make a back up repository that is very scalable and simple.""I'm pleased with the ability to search for documents; it's very useful.""The advantage of Veeam Backup and Replication is that it is very economical. The price is affordable and the cost benefit is good.""Very reliable and easy to use."

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Cons
"Cloud integration needs to be simplified.""HPE StoreOnce should come with a detailed installation guide.""When it comes to upgrading, it always goes block-wise. One block is 48 TB raw capacity. It would be good if they can include a smaller capacity for SMB customers. Currently, it is not possible to increase in a smaller capacity. You have to buy the exact same unit. It would be great if they can provide a smaller next block. There are around 20 hard disks, and it would be really helpful if we can add 10 hard disks initially and 10 hard disks later.""The web interface, ease of use, and GUI all need to be improved.""One item I wanted to see is SSD drives as a cache, and that was, for a time, still lacking in StoreOnce, however, they have done it now. It's not available yet, however, it will be shortly.""The solution should continue to refine its integration capabilities. I also see they are starting to use cloud integration as well, which is good, but they should do more to integrate with it.""The solution could always be less expensive.""The user interface of HPE StoreOnce should be more user-friendly. Additionally, the configuration and troubleshooting could be better."

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"The DR component should be part of the comprehensive package, not separate.""I like the Acronis backup solutions on the block-based part of backups or snapshots. That's a nice functionality that Veeam doesn't have.""The cloud part of it can be improved. There should be an option for Veeam in your own cloud, as compared to the Veeam cloud offering that's currently there. The rest of it is easy.""The parallel backup process from the Veeam server to Veeam has some limitations. The number of parallel backups should be increased and the compressional is very low. Sometimes it is half or one-third, but other backup solutions' compression levels are very high.""The price is an issue. If one has a large number of servers, say... 100-plus, and wishes to add more, an exhausted budget may hinder this ability.""If a single file is corrupt then the restoration of the entire backup will fail.""We're using both Backup and Replication, Veeam Cloud Connect, and Veeam Office 365. What I am missing is a good graphical user interface between these three products.""They need to focus more on cloud backup."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "Price-wise, it comes with a high price tag when compared to other products."
  • "The cost of HPE StoreOnce is very expensive."
  • "We have got a perpetual license, and we have access to all the features. If you are using cloud banks, you can store the internal data in HPE Cloud if needed. You can offload the data to the HPE Cloud. It is a licensed product. We have got around 10 TB of cloud bank storage with a one-time payment. We specifically took 10 TB for very critical offsite backups. We can also increase it in blocks if needed."
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  • "My understanding is that it is a fairly small price point."
  • "Its software solution has a fee."
  • "It is more expensive than other solutions."
  • "If you tell Veeam that you're competing with, for example, NetBackup or Backup Exec, or Dell or Micro Focus then they may lower the price. They are very competitive."
  • "I don't know what the costs are for sure, but I think that it's on a yearly basis."
  • "Its price is reasonable for a big company or a big client. It is not too much. It is cheaper than VMware."
  • "Its pricing is really good."
  • "Veeam Backup and Replication is a cost-effective solution"
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    Questions from the Community
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    The product could be more affordable. We typically order the license before we begin with the installation.
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    It's all pretty perfect. There are no missing features. The solution could always be less expensive. The initial setup is difficult.
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    Nakivo is my favorite backup software. Below are the main benefits of Nakivo compared to Veeam 1. Low cost. 2. Backup storage with global deduplication (this is the main requirement of a backup… more »
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    Veeam Backup & Replication provides an easy-to-set-up solution to the issue of data storage and recovery. Setting it up is a relatively simple affair. For the most part it prompts you from screen to… more »
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    Also Known As
    HP StoreOnce
    Veeam Backup and Replication, Veeam Availability Suite
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    Overview

    HP StoreOnce Backup is a data backup solution that provides a consistent, high-performance, scale-out architecture for your entire enterprise. Reduce the amount of backup data capacity by 95 percent, and choose between powerful dedicated appliances for data centers, or flexible virtual appliances for smaller and remote offices.

    Veeam® Availability Suite™ delivers something fundamentally different — Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™ — leveraging IT investments in server virtualization, modern storage and the cloud to help organizations meet today’s service-level objectives, enabling recovery of any IT service and related applications and data within seconds and minutes.

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    Sample Customers
    Eurobank Serbia
    Vodafone, American Standard Brands, Welch’s, University of Florida, Tata Global Beverages Limited, National Bank of Abu Dhabi, Hirslanden Private Hospital Group, MacLean-Fogg Company
    Top Industries
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    Financial Services Firm15%
    Comms Service Provider11%
    Healthcare Company9%
    Construction Company7%
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    Comms Service Provider31%
    Computer Software Company22%
    Government7%
    Financial Services Firm6%
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    Financial Services Firm14%
    Computer Software Company12%
    Government7%
    Energy/Utilities Company6%
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    Comms Service Provider27%
    Computer Software Company23%
    Government7%
    Manufacturing Company5%
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    Small Business24%
    Midsize Enterprise27%
    Large Enterprise49%
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    Small Business46%
    Midsize Enterprise24%
    Large Enterprise30%
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    Large Enterprise53%
    Buyer's Guide
    Deduplication Software
    May 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Dell Technologies, NetApp, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and others in Deduplication Software. Updated: May 2022.
    598,116 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    HPE StoreOnce is ranked 4th in Deduplication Software with 10 reviews while Veeam Backup & Replication is ranked 1st in Backup and Recovery Software with 163 reviews. HPE StoreOnce is rated 8.6, while Veeam Backup & Replication is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of HPE StoreOnce writes "Easy to set up with great deduplication and easy expansion capabilities". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Veeam Backup & Replication writes "Dynamic and reliable backup solution". HPE StoreOnce is most compared with Dell PowerProtect DD (Data Domain), Dell Data Domain Boost, Commvault Complete Data Protection, ExaGrid EX Series and Dell PowerVault, whereas Veeam Backup & Replication is most compared with Rubrik, Commvault Complete Data Protection, Azure Backup, Nakivo and Acronis Backup.

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