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IBM ProtectTIER vs. Veritas NetBackup Appliance
July 2022
Find out what your peers are saying about IBM ProtectTIER vs. Veritas NetBackup Appliance 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 involves VMware Instant Recovery, which allows one to do restoration within seconds.""The reporting is very good compared to other tools.""I can confidently say that I have managed more than 30 or 50 appliances over different time periods, and yet I never had a single hardware failure.""The initial setup gets easier the more you do it.""It is easy to use and the performance is good.""The policy-based backup feature is very helpful.""NetBackup Appliance's most valuable feature is the duplication encryption standard feature.""The solution uses minimal resources."

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

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"The reporting feature can be improved.""It could be better integrated with other platforms.""NetBackup Appliance's pricing is reasonable, but it could be lower.""In terms of implementing the solution, it's quite technical. You need to be knowledgable in order to pull off a successful deployment.""Veritas NetBackup would benefit from better explained error codes.""Feature-wise, it is quite good, but it is very costly. Its price has gone up quite significantly over the years, and that makes people like us look at alternatives.""The configuration can sometimes be tricky during implementation.""It's an expensive solution."

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  • "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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  • "Appliances do not come cheaply."
  • "Overall, Veritas is a good solution; the problem is the cost."
  • "I cannot say whether our licensing costs are on a monthly or annual basis, as we have a global contract."
  • "The licenses are purchased on appliances with the capacity they require."
  • "There is a license required for this solution."
  • "This solution is expensive."
  • "We pay annually. It is a huge figure for us."
  • "The price of Veritas NetBackup Appliance is competitive. There are different models of Veritas NetBackup Appliance, such as perpetual licenses and subscriptions. Having the choice is good."
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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 gets easier the more you do it.
    Top Answer:We have a contract, a global contract, and we are providing services using that contract to different customers. However, I cannot say how much that costs us on a monthly or yearly basis.
    Top Answer:If you compare the solution to, for example, Dell Data Domain, it looks that the deduplication ratio is even higher than what we have on NetBackup. If they want to improve, then they should look at… more »
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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.

    The NetBackup Appliances feature the entire NetBackup Platform suite on performance a single turnkey solution for backup, storage, and deduplication. Deploying an appliance when refreshing media servers, consolidating point products, protecting remote offices, or modernizing protection in the data center reduces operating expenses and integration complexity.
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    Sample Customers
    Durham Police Department, Re-Store LLC, CenterGrid, pixx.io GmbH, Australian Government Department of Defence, QD, Refresco Gerber
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    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company35%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Government7%
    Insurance Company6%
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    Financial Services Firm25%
    Energy/Utilities Company17%
    Manufacturing Company8%
    Insurance Company8%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company29%
    Comms Service Provider15%
    Government8%
    Financial Services Firm8%
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    Small Business22%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise62%
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    Small Business41%
    Midsize Enterprise11%
    Large Enterprise48%
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    Small Business17%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise69%
    Buyer's Guide
    IBM ProtectTIER vs. Veritas NetBackup Appliance
    July 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about IBM ProtectTIER vs. Veritas NetBackup Appliance and other solutions. Updated: July 2022.
    610,812 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    IBM ProtectTIER is ranked 52nd in Backup and Recovery Software with 2 reviews while Veritas NetBackup Appliance is ranked 19th in Backup and Recovery Software with 18 reviews. IBM ProtectTIER is rated 0.0, while Veritas NetBackup Appliance is rated 7.4. The top reviewer of IBM ProtectTIER writes "Scalable, beneficial automatic workload transfer, and highly stable". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Veritas NetBackup Appliance writes "Combines two solutions for use of our backup environment". IBM ProtectTIER is most compared with Dell PowerProtect DD (Data Domain), HPE StoreOnce, Rubrik, IBM Spectrum Protect Plus and ExaGrid EX Series, whereas Veritas NetBackup Appliance is most compared with DD Boost, Dell PowerProtect DD (Data Domain), HPE StoreOnce, Veritas NetBackup and ExaGrid EX Series. See our IBM ProtectTIER vs. Veritas NetBackup Appliance report.

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