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"From a functional standpoint, it's been, pretty much bulletproof. I have never gone to a snapshot and not been able to do what I needed to do.""We are able to easily do Azure backups and restores.""This mature product is the leader in the backup industry with unique features and capabilities for users with advanced backup needs."

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"QoreStor has helped us to reduce our backup storage requirements on-premises. We've been using the same devices for quite a while, and so it lets us keep using them as opposed to having to rip out all that hardware and create a new on-prem solution. The advantage here is even if we had to retire the hardware tomorrow, the QoreStor part doesn't change. We just have to have additional hardware and put the solution back on whatever hardware we pick and it'll do the same thing.""Data deduplication and replication would be the top two features. The encryption and cloud tiering are also attractive for the future.""Deduplication is the most valuable feature. It saves us a lot of space. When we back up 100 terabytes of data, after dedupe, it only uses maybe five to six terabytes for the disk space in QoreStor.""The dedupe and compression are pretty extreme. On disk, we're getting dedupe rates of up to 65 percent of data and compression of 34 percent. When you go to the cloud, it's more like 76 percent for dedupe and almost 50 percent for compression.""The features we use for the data deduplication are nice because we're able to back up a much larger amount of data, yet it doesn't necessarily take up that much data on the devices."

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"The dashboards are in need of improvement.""The UI is probably their biggest weakness. There are always glitches in the HTML UI.""NetApp needs to take a look at their pricing in comparison to the competition and make the appropriate change to attract more customers and gain in market share."

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"In terms of improvement, we would like to have an Air Gap feature to prevent a virus from attaching to something. So that when we don't do a backup, we want the QoreStor to stay offline. It would be a nice feature to have.""The installation could use improvement. The initial installation was a little touchy and it's not really user-installable. You have to have a connection to support to install.""They need to increase their maximum capacity. Other than that, they're doing a pretty good job.""The setup of the software is definitely not the easiest thing. I worked a lot with Quest engineers, especially in the early days when we were first testing it and trying it out. I actually had some of the developers working with us at one point because they were going through these point releases, and I was having trouble getting it to work in this S3-compatible situation. We got it all working eventually, but setup is definitely not the easiest thing in the world.""The management interface is in need of improvement. The graphical user interface (GUI) for the web management tools appears clunky, and not super intuitive."

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  • "As far as their licensing costs, the licensing is paid on a yearly basis. The organization pays for the licensing based on the software and the capacity that they choose."
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  • "Its pricing model is very attractive. You have one price, and you get everything from QoreStor."
  • "The cost is per terabyte, and overall, the cost was reasonable when compared to some competitors."
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    The dedupe and compression are pretty extreme. On disk, we're getting dedupe rates of up to 65 percent of data and compression of 34 percent. When you go to the cloud, it's more like 76 percent for… more »
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    The price is acceptable, it was definitely within our means. The license is a perpetual license. Ours is a 5 TB license and, as long as my data stays within that limit for disk—they actually triple… more »
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    I can only replicate into one cloud environment or what they call a Cloud Tier. This might be because of the level of my license, but I was hoping, for security of data, to be able to back up into… more »
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    Overview

    NetApp Snapshot point-in-time copy software protects data with no performance impact and uses minimal storage space.

    Software-defined platform for secure cloud storage, deduplication and replication.
    QoreStor® by Quest expands your data storage options while reducing your storage footprint and costs. Use QoreStor to quickly and easily shift data and object storage to the cloud for backup, disaster recovery and compliance purposes. Advanced compression and data/object deduplication algorithms slash storage requirements so you don’t exceed your storage budget.

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    American Airlines, at&t, Bank of America. Barclays, ebay, Ford
    Top Industries
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    Computer Software Company31%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Manufacturing Company13%
    Financial Services Firm7%
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    Comms Service Provider26%
    Computer Software Company25%
    Educational Organization9%
    Government6%
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    Small Business54%
    Midsize Enterprise8%
    Large Enterprise38%
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    Find out what your peers are saying about NetApp Snapshot vs. Quest QoreStor and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
    563,780 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    NetApp Snapshot is ranked 3rd in Data Replication with 3 reviews while Quest QoreStor is ranked 4th in Data Replication with 5 reviews. NetApp Snapshot is rated 9.0, while Quest QoreStor is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of NetApp Snapshot writes "Very user-friendly, extremely stable, and scalable". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Quest QoreStor writes "Multi-thread backups and snapshotting have eliminated the scheduling issues we had to deal with around backups". NetApp Snapshot is most compared with NetApp SnapMirror, Dell EMC AppSync, Dell EMC RecoverPoint Continuous Remote Replication and Hitachi Thin Image, whereas Quest QoreStor is most compared with Dell EMC PowerProtect DD (Data Domain), HPE StoreOnce, Dell EMC Data Domain Boost and Dell EMC Avamar. See our NetApp Snapshot vs. Quest QoreStor report.

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