"Its portability and being able to back up between different platforms are the most valuable features."
"Veeam Backup has many valuable features and every feature is different. I have created backups for file-level backup, VMware or hypervisor virtual machines, physical machines, and workstations as well. Every time, I learn something new."
"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."
"The backup and replication features are most valuable."
"The replication is the most valuable feature for us."
"I'm satisfied with tech support, because the solution is so stable that I haven't had the need to engage any of the engineers yet."
"The solution is very easy to deploy."
"Its ease of use for restore is really good. For Exchange, the Exchange Active Directory is great."
"The most valuable features are the disaster recovery and testing."
"The product functionality is fairly high-quality."
"The installation and initial setup are straightforward."
"The most valuable feature is the automation, where you press a button and everything fails over seamlessly."
"The solution is simple to use and has effective automation."
"VMware's tech support gets a nine-out-of-ten. They are responsive and get you a useful reply."
"It is easy to implement for my clients."
"The stability of SRM has been excellent. It gets a nine-out-of-ten."
"When you want to restore files, you first need to restore the machine, and then you have to mount it, and then restore the files."
"Immutability could be improved."
"I have a problem with the VM. When we started doing a backup, it takes a snapshot for our virtual machines, but when we try it two or three times, in some cases, our virtual machines go to a consolidated state. I don't know why this problem happens. But I still think Veeam is a top-ranking solution."
"The replication process is very slow. It takes too long to replicate a virtual machine."
"The stability could be better, specifically in the cloud."
"Technical support can be improved."
"It needs to offer an automatic check for backups."
"The recovery and integration features of Veeam Backup Replication could improve. For example, all VM integration could improve, such as with Hyper-V and VMware."
"There needs to be better stability during heavy capacity in future releases."
"The interface is not easy to use and can be made more user-friendly."
"The configuration process could be improved."
"You cannot use VMware SRM in conjunction with storage replication software."
"The solution could improve by removing some of the limitations we have been facing. There could be better integrated."
"Lacks stability and as a result requires continuous monitoring."
"This product is not appropriate for those moving to a broader cloud footprint."
"There are many functionality problems with the product currently. It is also slow and unstable."
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Veeam Backup & Replication is ranked 1st in Disaster Recovery (DR) Software with 141 reviews while VMware SRM is ranked 8th in Disaster Recovery (DR) Software with 15 reviews. Veeam Backup & Replication is rated 8.4, while VMware SRM is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Veeam Backup & Replication writes "Dynamic and reliable backup solution". On the other hand, the top reviewer of VMware SRM writes "Enables us to get a lot of server images successfully but it has connectivity issues with auto-recovery". Veeam Backup & Replication is most compared with Rubrik, Nakivo, Commvault, Cohesity DataProtect and Veritas Backup Exec, whereas VMware SRM is most compared with Zerto, Dell EMC RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines, Azure Site Recovery, Nutanix Xi Leap and VMware Cloud Disaster Recovery. See our VMware SRM vs. Veeam Backup & Replication report.
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