"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 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 most valuable feature is the ease of use."
"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."
"I can't think of any improvements yet for Veeam because they are very good. It integrates very well with Microsoft applications. It is very easy to integrate. Micro Focus can also integrate but it's more complex. You have to know the product very well to be able to integrate. While Veeam, it's very user-friendly. You don't need to have certifications or anything to work on Veeam."
"It is a stable and scalable solution that's easy to operate and restore."
"I like all the backup features in Veeam."
"Veeam's file monitoring capabilities are strong and consistent."
"The product is very simple in its design. We don't need it to perform complicated tasks."
"I think the interface is straightforward"
"With regard to our operational requirements, Veeam is very good because it's so user-friendly."
"Veeam Backup & Replication is a scalable solution."
"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."
"The replication feature is not available."
"There could be better integration with Spectrum Protect and Spectrum Protect Plus, it should be one solution."
"IBM Spectrum Protect Plus could improve security."
"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."
"There are certain solutions, such as Rubrik and Cohesity, that are little by little, taking market share. Veeam needs to be more aggressive to keep their dominance in the space."
"This is an expensive solution."
"I have issues with the licensing."
"I like the Acronis backup solutions on the block-based part of backups. That is a functionality that Veeam does not provide."
"Veeam Backup Replication could improve by making the monitoring system free. If I would like to have any monitoring system by Veeam I have to purchase it. It should come free with the solution. They should provide a monitoring system to make the work easier and smooth."
"I don't see much room for improvement except that the price could be better."
"I would want them to improve some technical features that are still missing because we are working with NetApp NVMe and they're not fully supporting it yet. But both NetApp and Veeam know about it and they're working on it."
"It is always nice to get products cheaper."
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.
Veeam® Availability Suite™ delivers something fundamentally different — Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™ — leveraging IT investments in server virtualization, modern storage and the cloud to help organizations meet today’s service-level objectives, enabling recovery of any IT service and related applications and data within seconds and minutes.https://www.veeam.com/vm-backup-recovery-replication-software.html
IBM Spectrum Protect Plus is ranked 47th in Backup and Recovery Software with 7 reviews while Veeam Backup & Replication is ranked 1st in Backup and Recovery Software with 164 reviews. IBM Spectrum Protect Plus is rated 6.8, while Veeam Backup & Replication is rated 8.4. 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 Veeam Backup & Replication writes "Dynamic and reliable backup solution". IBM Spectrum Protect Plus is most compared with IBM Spectrum Protect, Rubrik, Azure Backup, Commvault Complete Data Protection and Cohesity DataProtect, whereas Veeam Backup & Replication is most compared with Rubrik, Azure Backup, Commvault Complete Data Protection, Nakivo and Acronis Backup. See our IBM Spectrum Protect Plus vs. Veeam Backup & Replication report.
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