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IBM ProtectTIER vs. Veeam Agent for Linux
July 2022
Find out what your peers are saying about IBM ProtectTIER vs. Veeam Agent for Linux and other solutions. Updated: July 2022.
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Pros
"The solution is highly stable.""Overall IBM ProtectTIER is a great solution. It is easy to use."

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"The most valuable feature is the ability to pick up individual files.""Veeam Agent for Linux's most valuable feature is the compatibility with virtual machines, such as VMware.""The initial setup and deployment are easy. It's straightforward.""I like the incremental backups and their failover.""Veeam has a "next, next, finish" installer, and the overall deployment is straightforward. The deployment is easy because Veeam is compatible with all our VMware services and VMs. Veeam Backup and Veeam ONE are integrated into vCenter or vSphere site deployments, so we don't need to deploy each server one by one."

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Cons
"IBM ProtectTIER could improve by being more user-friendly."

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"They could be more customer-friendly.""The solution is pretty stable right now, however, we believe that the solution could be made to be even more stable.""The integration needs improvement.""The price of Veeam Agent for Linux could be reduced."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "IBM ProtectTIER is an expensive solution."
  • "The customer can decide how they want to purchase a license. However, the price of the solution is expensive."
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  • "Licensing costs are monthly."
  • "Price-wise it's good."
  • "We have purchased a license to use Veeam Agent for Linux and the additional support. The overall cost of Veeam Agent for Linux is expensive."
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    Top Answer:Overall IBM ProtectTIER is a great solution. It is easy to use.
    Top Answer:The customer can decide how they want to purchase a license. However, the price of the solution is expensive.
    Top Answer:IBM ProtectTIER could improve by being more user-friendly.
    Top Answer:The initial setup and deployment are easy. It's straightforward.
    Top Answer:Price-wise it's good. You have to pay for licenses at the enterprise level. They have many different pricing models.
    Top Answer:The solution is pretty stable right now, however, we believe that the solution could be made to be even more stable.
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    Overview

    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.

    Veeam Agent for Linux is a simple backup agent that’s designed to ensure the Availability of your Linux installations, both on‑premises and in the public cloud. Veeam Agent for Linux’s built‑in integration with Veeam Backup & Replication allows you to leverage your Veeam backup repositories and get your on‑premises backups off site.

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    Sample Customers
    Durham Police Department, Re-Store LLC, CenterGrid, pixx.io GmbH, Australian Government Department of Defence, QD, Refresco Gerber
    ContinuitySA, Industrial Scientific
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    Computer Software Company32%
    Comms Service Provider18%
    Government8%
    Insurance Company7%
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    Financial Services Firm21%
    Comms Service Provider21%
    Wholesaler/Distributor14%
    Healthcare Company7%
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    Computer Software Company27%
    Comms Service Provider21%
    Government10%
    Financial Services Firm4%
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    Small Business26%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise59%
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    Small Business24%
    Midsize Enterprise29%
    Large Enterprise47%
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    Small Business26%
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    Large Enterprise56%
    Buyer's Guide
    IBM ProtectTIER vs. Veeam Agent for Linux
    July 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about IBM ProtectTIER vs. Veeam Agent for Linux and other solutions. Updated: July 2022.
    622,645 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    IBM ProtectTIER is ranked 52nd in Backup and Recovery Software with 2 reviews while Veeam Agent for Linux is ranked 25th in Backup and Recovery Software with 5 reviews. IBM ProtectTIER is rated 0.0, while Veeam Agent for Linux is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of IBM ProtectTIER writes "Scalable, beneficial automatic workload transfer, and highly stable". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Veeam Agent for Linux writes "Easy to deploy and user-friendly with good technical support and ". IBM ProtectTIER is most compared with Dell PowerProtect DD (Data Domain), HPE StoreOnce, Rubrik, ExaGrid EX Series and IBM Spectrum Protect Plus, whereas Veeam Agent for Linux is most compared with Hornetsecurity Altaro VM Backup, Veeam Backup & Replication, Rubrik, IBM Spectrum Protect and Microsoft DPM. See our IBM ProtectTIER vs. Veeam Agent for Linux report.

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