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  • "The licensing fees are between $8,000 and $10,000 per year."
  • "IBM provides an open license policy, which is more like a gentlemen's agreement."
  • "One can go with either a PVU licensing model or a capacity based licensing model. Either solution does not block the usage, if over used."
  • "It is fairly reasonable as compared to other solutions in the market."
  • "We have capacity licensing. We use the front end. The capacity licensing is pretty okay on the licensing price. I used to use the old PVU-based licensing in the early environment, but now we use capacity-based licensing."
  • "It is really expensive. Its price is not good for Latin America. Its price is good for the United States or Europe."
  • "It is expensive."
  • "The solution is expensive."
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    Top Answer:IBM Spectrum Protect is a "Backup and Recovery" product, while Dell EMC Data Domain is the backup *storage* appliance. They have their respective market. Though I must say that DD is the leader,… more »
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    Also Known As
    IBM TSM, IBM Tivoli Storage Manager
    DXi Series, Quantum DX
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    Overview
    IBM Spectrum Protect (Tivoli Storage Manager) is a data protection platform that gives enterprises a single point of control and administration for backup and recovery. It is the flagship product in the IBM Spectrum Protect (Tivoli Storage Manager) family. It enables reliable, cost effective backups and fast recovery for virtual, physical and cloud environments of all sizes.

    Quantum's DXi series deduplication solutions provides patented variable-length deduplication that not only reduces disk usage and capital expenditures, but also enables efficient data movement across the WAN to other sites and to the cloud.

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    Sample Customers
    CERN, Einstein Healthcare, Nyherji, Allianz Australia, TZM, ABT Online, NCT, Kindred Healthcare Inc., Cobalt Iron, TransGrid, Baptist Health of Northeast Florida, Cash America, Piedmont Healthcare, RWGV, Arkansas Tech University, British Columbia Institute of Technology
    Nihon Unisys, Nikoyo China
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    Healthcare Company16%
    Financial Services Firm14%
    Insurance Company8%
    University8%
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    Computer Software Company26%
    Comms Service Provider20%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    Government7%
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    Comms Service Provider25%
    Computer Software Company22%
    Manufacturing Company7%
    Government7%
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    Small Business32%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise56%
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    Small Business19%
    Midsize Enterprise19%
    Large Enterprise62%
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    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise68%
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    IBM Spectrum Protect is ranked 11th in Backup and Recovery Software with 44 reviews while Quantum DXi Series is ranked 50th in Backup and Recovery Software. IBM Spectrum Protect is rated 7.8, while Quantum DXi Series is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of IBM Spectrum Protect writes "Great stability, reliability, and scalability, but very difficult to manage and get support". On the other hand, IBM Spectrum Protect is most compared with IBM Spectrum Protect Plus, Veeam Backup & Replication, Commvault Complete Data Protection, Cohesity DataProtect and Rubrik, whereas Quantum DXi Series is most compared with Dell PowerProtect DD (Data Domain), HPE StoreOnce, ExaGrid EX Series, DD Boost and ExaGrid EX.

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