"The command-line interface is good."
"The solution is highly stable."
"The most valuable feature is the ease of use."
"The API is very good."
"The solution offers a very straightforward deployment. You click, click, click and it's done. There's not much configuration to do."
"We used to use the solution with tapes a few years ago. We've switched to discs, and it has gotten much faster."
"Virtual snapshots that offer incremental backups."
"Setting up the system to work with legacy equipment is a bit complex at times."
"IBM ProtectTIER could improve by being more user-friendly."
"Their first level of support can be improved. Often they are too junior to understand the issues we are having, and it takes too much time to get from them to the next level of support, which is what we actually need."
"You end up needing to do a lot of troubleshooting to get things to work effectively."
"The replication feature is not available."
"There could be better integration with Spectrum Protect and Spectrum Protect Plus, it should be one solution."
"Not particularly user friendly."
IBM TS7650G ProtecTIER Deduplication Gateway is designed to meet the disk-based data protection needs of the enterprise data center while enabling significant infrastructure cost reductions. The solution offers industry-leading inline deduplication performance and scalability up to 1 petabyte (PB) of physical storage capacity per system, and can provide up to 25 PB or more backup storage capacity. Combined with IBM or third-party storage, TS7650G ProtecTIER Deduplication Gateway provides a powerful disk-based repository to improve the performance, retention and availability of backup and archive data in a small footprint for energy and cost efficiency.
IBM Spectrum Protect Plus is a data protection and availability solution for virtual environments that can be deployed in minutes and protect your environment within an hour. It simplifies data protection, whether data is hosted in physical, virtual, software-defined or cloud environments. It can be implemented as a stand-alone solution or integrate with your IBM Spectrum Protect environment to off-load copies for long term storage and data governance with scale and efficiency.
IBM ProtectTIER is ranked 50th in Backup and Recovery Software with 2 reviews while IBM Spectrum Protect Plus is ranked 38th in Backup and Recovery Software with 5 reviews. IBM ProtectTIER is rated 6.0, while IBM Spectrum Protect Plus is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of IBM ProtectTIER writes "Good incremental backup capability, but technical support is in need of improvement". On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM Spectrum Protect Plus writes "Virtual snapshots with incremental backups is a key feature". IBM ProtectTIER is most compared with Dell EMC PowerProtect DD (Data Domain), Rubrik, Veritas NetBackup Appliance, HPE StoreOnce and Dell EMC Data Domain Boost, whereas IBM Spectrum Protect Plus is most compared with IBM Spectrum Protect, Veeam Backup & Replication, Rubrik and Azure Backup. See our IBM ProtectTIER vs. IBM Spectrum Protect Plus report.
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