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"We used to use the solution with tapes a few years ago. We've switched to discs, and it has gotten much faster.""The initial setup of IBM Protect Plus is simple and not complex.""The most valuable feature of IBM Spectrum Protect Plus is its ease of use. Additionally, it does backups of all of the things we need, such as OS, files, and databases.""The most valuable feature is the ease of use.""What I like about IBM Spectrum Protect Plus is its integration, plus it has very good technical support.""The most valuable features of IBM Spectrum Protect Plus are you have many possibilities on how to use it. We use it for backups and to create secondary and third copies. It is possible to pick up Kubernetes containers and use a different cloud provider if you need to start backups on the cloud.""The support from IBM is very good."

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"Essentially, it replaced our tape backups."

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"The one issue we are facing is related to file restores.""You end up needing to do a lot of troubleshooting to get things to work effectively.""Rooms for improvement in IBM Spectrum Protect Plus are installation and configuration because those were difficult. They should try their best to improve those areas. In the next release of the product, better implementation and administration are what we're expecting.""IBM Spectrum Protect Plus could improve security.""In the future, I would like to see support for global deduplication.""It still needs to grow and add new features. IBM Spectrum Protect Plus, I believe, requires time to become competitive due to a weakness in the other software products.""IBM Spectrum Protect Plus could improve by adding SAP Rena.""There could be better integration with Spectrum Protect and Spectrum Protect Plus, it should be one solution."

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"I would like to see more improvement in the GUI."

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  • "Clients prefer to buy a perpetual license, but the majority opt for a yearly subscription."
  • "There is an annual license required to use IBM Spectrum Protect Plus. The cost of the license could improve, it is expensive."
  • "The initial cost of the product is perpetual but the support fees are billed annually."
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    Top Answer:Replication feature is available for off site backup. New generation data backup technologies are constantly being developed for multi-cloud environments.
    Top Answer: Essentially, it replaced our tape backups.
    Top Answer:We bought five years of support with the initial purchase. In the future, our intent is to rotate these systems out: rotate the arrays and the InfiniGuard out after five years to rotate them with new… more »
    Top Answer:I would like to see more improvement in the GUI; for example, better graphs and statistics so that you have a better vision of what exactly you have stored.
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    InfiniGuard
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    Overview

    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.

    InfiniGuard provides fast, reliable data backup and restore for business continuity/disaster recovery. Built with InfiniBox to optimize performance and target-side dedupe to maximize effective capacity for multi-petabyte datasets.

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    PT Wings Surya, Tectrade, State of Ohio
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    Top Industries
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    Comms Service Provider43%
    Financial Services Firm14%
    Non Tech Company14%
    Retailer14%
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    Computer Software Company26%
    Comms Service Provider19%
    Government8%
    Financial Services Firm8%
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    Computer Software Company32%
    Comms Service Provider16%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    Insurance Company7%
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    Small Business30%
    Midsize Enterprise5%
    Large Enterprise65%
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    Small Business17%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise65%
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    Small Business18%
    Midsize Enterprise12%
    Large Enterprise70%
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    IBM Spectrum Protect Plus is ranked 34th in Backup and Recovery Software with 8 reviews while INFINIDAT InfiniGuard is ranked 29th in Backup and Recovery Software with 1 review. IBM Spectrum Protect Plus is rated 7.2, while INFINIDAT InfiniGuard is rated 10.0. The top reviewer of IBM Spectrum Protect Plus writes "Quick, simple deployment, relatable and responsive technical support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of INFINIDAT InfiniGuard writes "Fast data recovery for large scale datasets". IBM Spectrum Protect Plus is most compared with IBM Spectrum Protect, Veeam Backup & Replication, Rubrik, Azure Backup and Commvault Complete Data Protection, whereas INFINIDAT InfiniGuard is most compared with Dell Avamar, Cohesity DataProtect, Veeam Backup & Replication, Veritas NetBackup and Commvault Complete Data Protection.

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