"The API is very good."
"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 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 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."
"When I have had to use tech support, they've been very good."
"It's not easy to scale it."
"They have great support."
"I like the fact that you can recover the VMs inside the appliance. For example, they're basically running this appliance on a Linux-based distribution, and they're spinning off KVM virtual machines inside."
"I really like the reporting options you get for various email reports."
"When we talk about a backup point of view, from a backup perspective, it's a good one."
"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."
"There could be better integration with Spectrum Protect and Spectrum Protect Plus, it should be one solution."
"The replication feature is not available."
"IBM Spectrum Protect Plus could improve by adding SAP Rena."
"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."
"IBM Spectrum Protect Plus could improve security."
"I would like to see the real-time replication process improved, and a zero RPO feature added."
"I would like to see more storage options for the free version."
"There's a lot that can be made better. For example, it could be more scalable."
"Comparing the features and the working pattern, definitely they have to come down on pricing if they want to compete in the market."
"Probably the biggest issue I've had is actually paying for the unit, and part of that problem is that they use a third party for the billing."
"It seems like Unitrends moved away from enterprise customer engagement and moved more towards the managed service provider market."
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 Spectrum Protect Plus is ranked 47th in Backup and Recovery Software with 7 reviews while Unitrends is ranked 36th in Backup and Recovery Software with 6 reviews. IBM Spectrum Protect Plus is rated 6.8, while Unitrends is rated 7.6. 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 Unitrends writes "Was the right choice at the time, but we moved on to a more cloud ready solution". IBM Spectrum Protect Plus is most compared with IBM Spectrum Protect, Veeam Backup & Replication, Rubrik, Azure Backup and Commvault Complete Data Protection, whereas Unitrends is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Acronis Backup, Rubrik, Nakivo and Zerto. See our IBM Spectrum Protect Plus vs. Unitrends report.
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