"The command-line interface is good."
"The solution is highly stable."
"The one thing for the last 12 months which has been very good for Veritas was the instance-based license. This means that you're able to license per instance, not only per physical server."
"The interface for this solution is excellent, and it is easy to restore files compared to other solutions."
"This solution is not complex and you do not have to be too technical to use it."
"Good open file option feature, SQL agent, and EM agent."
"The solution is very fast. It does not take a long time to backup everything."
"I like that Backup Exec integrates with Microsoft Exchange. We can retrieve backups from the email boxes."
"The product makes it easy to restore data."
"Veritas Backup Exec is easily managed."
"IBM ProtectTIER could improve by being more user-friendly."
"Setting up the system to work with legacy equipment is a bit complex at times."
"They can improve the reporting component. The reports aren't user-friendly at all. You have to download them to Excel to get statistics."
"The pricing could be improved."
"Doesn't include disaster recovery."
"The deduplication feature can be improved."
"The EDR should be looked at, as the operating system is too weak."
"I would like to be able to create a restore task that can be scheduled so that the same restore action will be performed automatically."
"I have experienced some errors, such as failures, but there have not been very many."
"It could be improved in the area of reporting and ease-of-use."
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.
Backup Exec delivers powerful, flexible, and easy-to-use backup and recovery to protect your entire infrastructure whether built upon virtual, physical, or a combination of both. Backup Exec is licensed per media server, agent and option.
IBM ProtectTIER is ranked 50th in Backup and Recovery Software with 2 reviews while Veritas Backup Exec is ranked 16th in Backup and Recovery Software with 27 reviews. IBM ProtectTIER is rated 6.0, while Veritas Backup Exec 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 Veritas Backup Exec writes "Excellent backup capabilities with good technical support and a fairly easy initial setup". IBM ProtectTIER is most compared with Dell EMC PowerProtect DD (Data Domain), HPE StoreOnce, Rubrik, Veritas NetBackup Appliance and IBM Spectrum Protect Plus, whereas Veritas Backup Exec is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Veritas NetBackup, Acronis Backup, Commvault and Veritas System Recovery. See our IBM ProtectTIER vs. Veritas Backup Exec report.
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