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Veeam Agent for Linux vs. Veritas NetBackup Appliance
July 2022
Find out what your peers are saying about Veeam Agent for Linux vs. Veritas NetBackup Appliance and other solutions. Updated: July 2022.
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"Veeam has a "next, next, finish" installer, and the overall deployment is straightforward. The deployment is easy because Veeam is compatible with all our VMware services and VMs. Veeam Backup and Veeam ONE are integrated into vCenter or vSphere site deployments, so we don't need to deploy each server one by one.""It's simple to use.""Veeam Agent for Linux's most valuable feature is the compatibility with virtual machines, such as VMware.""The initial setup and deployment are easy. It's straightforward.""I like the incremental backups and their failover.""The most valuable feature is the ability to pick up individual files."

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"The most valuable feature of the Veritas NetBackup Appliance is the virtual machine backups.""The most valuable feature involves VMware Instant Recovery, which allows one to do restoration within seconds.""NetBackup Appliance's most valuable feature is the duplication encryption standard feature.""It has a lot of very good features. The virtual tape library (VTL) feature is most valuable. Overall, it is easy to use.""It has been our go-to product for backup.""The initial setup gets easier the more you do it.""This is a good backup interconversion solution because all the masters and the targets backups are on the same system. It is easy to administrate for a single point of access for clients.""The policy-based backup feature is very helpful."

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Cons
"The integration needs improvement.""There isn't much to improve. They just need to follow the trend or the development of other Linux products. Follow in terms of making the product compatible with new versions of Linux. They just need to include as many versions for Linux as possible.""They could be more customer-friendly.""The price of Veeam Agent for Linux could be reduced.""The solution is pretty stable right now, however, we believe that the solution could be made to be even more stable."

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"The reporting feature can be improved.""Veritas NetBackup Appliance can improve by having a more direct connection to the cloud. It should have the technology to be able to directly communicate with the cloud.""It could be better integrated with other platforms.""It would be a better solution if we were able to make more reports in regards to the backup system.""The configuration can sometimes be tricky during implementation.""The price needs to be improved because it is really expensive.""Veritas NetBackup would benefit from better explained error codes.""The hybrid model is not that efficient if we want to off-site data; it takes a lot of time to upload the data on a regular basis."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "Licensing costs are monthly."
  • "Price-wise it's good."
  • "We have purchased a license to use Veeam Agent for Linux and the additional support. The overall cost of Veeam Agent for Linux is expensive."
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  • "Appliances do not come cheaply."
  • "Overall, Veritas is a good solution; the problem is the cost."
  • "I cannot say whether our licensing costs are on a monthly or annual basis, as we have a global contract."
  • "The licenses are purchased on appliances with the capacity they require."
  • "There is a license required for this solution."
  • "This solution is expensive."
  • "We pay annually. It is a huge figure for us."
  • "The price of Veritas NetBackup Appliance is competitive. There are different models of Veritas NetBackup Appliance, such as perpetual licenses and subscriptions. Having the choice is good."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:The initial setup and deployment are easy. It's straightforward.
    Top Answer:Price-wise it's good. You have to pay for licenses at the enterprise level. They have many different pricing models.
    Top Answer:The solution is pretty stable right now, however, we believe that the solution could be made to be even more stable.
    Top Answer:The initial setup gets easier the more you do it.
    Top Answer:We have a contract, a global contract, and we are providing services using that contract to different customers. However, I cannot say how much that costs us on a monthly or yearly basis.
    Top Answer:If you compare the solution to, for example, Dell Data Domain, it looks that the deduplication ratio is even higher than what we have on NetBackup. If they want to improve, then they should look at… more »
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    NetBackup Appliance
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    Overview

    Veeam Agent for Linux is a simple backup agent that’s designed to ensure the Availability of your Linux installations, both on‑premises and in the public cloud. Veeam Agent for Linux’s built‑in integration with Veeam Backup & Replication allows you to leverage your Veeam backup repositories and get your on‑premises backups off site.

    https://www.veeam.com/linux-cloud-server-backup-agent.html

    The NetBackup Appliances feature the entire NetBackup Platform suite on performance a single turnkey solution for backup, storage, and deduplication. Deploying an appliance when refreshing media servers, consolidating point products, protecting remote offices, or modernizing protection in the data center reduces operating expenses and integration complexity.
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    ContinuitySA, Industrial Scientific
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    Top Industries
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    Financial Services Firm21%
    Comms Service Provider21%
    Wholesaler/Distributor14%
    Logistics Company7%
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    Computer Software Company28%
    Comms Service Provider20%
    Government10%
    Financial Services Firm4%
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    Financial Services Firm25%
    Energy/Utilities Company17%
    Manufacturing Company8%
    Insurance Company8%
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    Comms Service Provider15%
    Government8%
    Financial Services Firm8%
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    Midsize Enterprise37%
    Large Enterprise42%
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    Midsize Enterprise19%
    Large Enterprise57%
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    Buyer's Guide
    Veeam Agent for Linux vs. Veritas NetBackup Appliance
    July 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Veeam Agent for Linux vs. Veritas NetBackup Appliance and other solutions. Updated: July 2022.
    610,518 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Veeam Agent for Linux is ranked 24th in Backup and Recovery Software with 6 reviews while Veritas NetBackup Appliance is ranked 19th in Backup and Recovery Software with 18 reviews. Veeam Agent for Linux is rated 8.0, while Veritas NetBackup Appliance is rated 7.4. The top reviewer of Veeam Agent for Linux writes "Easy to deploy and user-friendly with good technical support and ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Veritas NetBackup Appliance writes "Combines two solutions for use of our backup environment". Veeam Agent for Linux is most compared with Hornetsecurity Altaro VM Backup, Veeam Backup & Replication, Rubrik, IBM Spectrum Protect and Microsoft DPM, whereas Veritas NetBackup Appliance is most compared with DD Boost, Dell PowerProtect DD (Data Domain), HPE StoreOnce, Veritas NetBackup and ExaGrid EX Series. See our Veeam Agent for Linux vs. Veritas NetBackup Appliance report.

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