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"Unauthorized people cannot log in and execute commands.""The deduplication feature is useful. Deduplication and compression features are what I like about NetBackup.""Our customers who have faced ransomware attacks were able to recover their data in less than one day without any stress. Veritas is ransomware resilient and because of its implementation, it is not dependent on the operating system to work.""It is easy to use, and you can run it with all kinds of client software environments. It works well with the most popular software, file systems, and operating systems. It is very useful to us.""The most valuable feature is flexibility.""They are among the top in the world for backup and recovery.""The most valuable features are the VMware VADP backups and the support for data domains.""This product is flexible enough to allow for backing up data from physical machines, as well as from your cloud environment."

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"The most valuable features are the ease of administration and the ease of configuration.""It's very comprehensive. It's one of the first brands to appear in its field.""It's a good solution. It's pretty stable.""The most valuable feature is that it is simple to use."

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"It would be better if it had a cloud integration feature. I would like to use a single product for the cloud instances and the on-premise instances. The price could also be better.""I do not really like NetBackup as it is coming from a mix of other software packages.""System administrators would be more efficient in NetBackup if the number of tools and command lines was reduced.""The solution could improve by having a feature to backup iSeries workloads.""Veritas could simplify the firmware recovery in terms of the deployed. The process shouldn't be dependent on the agents. It should be completely agentless.""It would be extremely helpful if the solution offered near-zero recovery time for SQL.""Licensing costs are quite high.""The user interface could improve, it seems a bit out of date."

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"In the future, we would like to see support for virtualized machines.""The usability of the solution isn't the best.""Licensing has been a struggle. It went from bronze, silver to gold. Licensing needs more sophistication. It has features that are sold as separate add-ons.""Technical support can be improved."

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  • "If you have a source size of one terabyte then they will charge for a one terabyte license, although what is actually being stored is much less."
  • "My licensing model is based on capacity so as we grow, the price we pay increases and it becomes too expensive."
  • "Licensing fees are charged based on the number of CPU cores."
  • "We are happy with the pricing that we have, but it's expensive."
  • "It is very expensive. The licensing cost for this solution is on a yearly basis. It is approximately 50k. We will continue using it at least for the next year, but we are currently doing an analysis to switch to some other solution."
  • "Pricing is good, under our budget, and flexible."
  • "A better price would make this product more competitive."
  • "In terms of cost, it's not very good."
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  • "This solution is not cheap and not expensive but priced in the mid-range."
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    Assuming you have an onprem ecosystem which runs the VMware, physical systems on Win, Linux and Unix and run both traditional DB's and nosql DB's like mongo, then Netbackup (NBU) will be the right… more »
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    We believe that everything Veritas NetBackup offers, including backups, snapshots, deduplication, and replication, is valuable.
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    NetBackup reduces the staggering complexity of enterprise data protection, outpaces the relentless growth of the data center, and increases the agility IT needs to transform from traditional cost center to service-oriented business enabler. Enterprises trust Symantec.

    Veritas SaaS Backup provides secure and scalable data protection across your entire Office 365 or Salesforce environment and beyond. It is designed for today’s technologies and today’s mobile workforce and organizations of all sizes. Protect SaaS productivity applications with the ability to access anywhere, anytime, and from any device, and instantly restore data with a single click.

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    Top Industries
    Financial Services Firm18%
    Comms Service Provider15%
    Insurance Company9%
    Computer Software Company9%
    Computer Software Company33%
    Comms Service Provider20%
    Financial Services Firm6%
    Computer Software Company35%
    Comms Service Provider22%
    Manufacturing Company6%
    Company Size
    Small Business24%
    Midsize Enterprise18%
    Large Enterprise58%
    Small Business15%
    Midsize Enterprise12%
    Large Enterprise73%
    Small Business40%
    Midsize Enterprise30%
    Large Enterprise30%
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    Veritas NetBackup is ranked 7th in Backup and Recovery Software with 58 reviews while Veritas SaaS Backup is ranked 6th in SaaS Backup with 4 reviews. Veritas NetBackup is rated 7.8, while Veritas SaaS Backup is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Veritas NetBackup writes "Short-term recovery options help our clients easily get lost data back into production". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Veritas SaaS Backup writes "Stable and inexpensive but requires better usability". Veritas NetBackup is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Veritas Backup Exec, Commvault, Azure Backup and Dell EMC PowerProtect DD (Data Domain), whereas Veritas SaaS Backup is most compared with Veritas Backup Exec, AWS Backup, Metallic, NetApp AltaVault and Azure Backup.

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