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Find out what your peers are saying about Dell EMC PowerProtect DD (Data Domain) vs. Veritas NetBackup Appliance and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
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Pros
"It works within backup windows and has got good deduplication.""The feature that I have found most useful is its data duplication.""The stability is excellent.""Good starting capacity and scalability.""It is very fast as compared to the other competitors. Its simplicity and bit rate are also valuable. It takes less time if we compare it with the old solution that we have.""The solution is very scalable.""The features that I have found most valuable with Dell EMC PowerProtect DD are its deduplication feature and its DD Boost protocol for fast transfer, which is amazing.""The most valuable features of this product are its guaranteed reliability and its duplication capability."

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"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 reporting is very good compared to other tools.""We find the pricing is reasonable.""The most valuable feature involves VMware Instant Recovery, which allows one to do restoration within seconds.""NetBackup is based on really good architectural hardware, and Veritas has the best backup and replication technology in the world.""It has a lot of very good features. The virtual tape library (VTL) feature is most valuable. Overall, it is easy to use.""The solution has a very easy-to-navigate user interface.""It is very capable of scaling and very good for heterogeneous environments."

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Cons
"I would like to see integration with public cloud.""The price could be improved.""Its management can be improved.""The size and scale of the product are limited and could be improved.""They need to make migration easier.""They still have hardware different from the software.""I would like to see better integration and support for backing up to cloud providers such as Alibaba Cloud.""I would like to see some kind of integration with the ransomware in the next release."

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"The solution could improve by providing more integration and security.""The price needs to be improved because it is really expensive.""The desirability of appliance solutions is dwindling in the marketplace.""I would like to see support for databases such as MySQL and MongoDB.""Feature-wise, it is quite good, but it is very costly. Its price has gone up quite significantly over the years, and that makes people like us look at alternatives.""It's an expensive solution.""The configuration can sometimes be tricky during implementation.""The upgrade process of the solution needs to be improved since it is extremely complicated, especially without the benefit of a support person who can guide one through it."

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  • "Its price is reasonable."
  • "It could be more competitively priced. Its licensing was for five years. Obviously, the support will get renewed at some stage, but that's it."
  • "The price is on the high side."
  • "Becoming more expensive."
  • "The solution is expensive. However, if you pay less you receive less, it is cost-effective."
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  • "It costs more to license support for this solution, compared to others."
  • "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."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer: 
    The most valuable features of this product are its guaranteed reliability and its duplication capability.
    Top Answer: 
    The solution was cheap; now it's becoming more expensive. For example, if you buy it for 10 terabytes, you have to buy 10 terabyte also of software for it. It's called the capacity software. It… more »
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    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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    Also Known As
    DataDomain, Dell EMC Data Domain, PowerProtect Data Domain
    NetBackup Appliance
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    Overview
    EMC Data Domain deduplication storage systems continue to revolutionize disk backup, archiving, and disaster recovery with high-speed, inline deduplication. EMC Data Domain Operating System is intelligence behind EMC Data Domain deduplication storage systems. DD OS powers the industry's most efficient, scalable, reliable, cloud-ready protection storage platform.
    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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    Sample Customers
    The US Army, City of Houston, Lloyds TSB, TiVo, Teck, Ingram Entertainment, The New York Mets
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    Financial Services Firm31%
    Insurance Company19%
    Computer Software Company13%
    Logistics Company6%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company30%
    Comms Service Provider20%
    Government7%
    Financial Services Firm6%
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    Financial Services Firm25%
    Energy/Utilities Company17%
    Manufacturing Company8%
    Insurance Company8%
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    Computer Software Company30%
    Comms Service Provider21%
    Financial Services Firm7%
    Government7%
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    Small Business33%
    Midsize Enterprise23%
    Large Enterprise44%
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    Small Business14%
    Midsize Enterprise10%
    Large Enterprise76%
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    Small Business42%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise46%
    Find out what your peers are saying about Dell EMC PowerProtect DD (Data Domain) vs. Veritas NetBackup Appliance and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
    563,327 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Dell EMC PowerProtect DD (Data Domain) is ranked 1st in Deduplication Software with 13 reviews while Veritas NetBackup Appliance is ranked 5th in Deduplication Software with 15 reviews. Dell EMC PowerProtect DD (Data Domain) is rated 9.0, while Veritas NetBackup Appliance is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of Dell EMC PowerProtect DD (Data Domain) writes "Very scalable, integrates well with other solutions, and has good security". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Veritas NetBackup Appliance writes "Combines two solutions for use of our backup environment". Dell EMC PowerProtect DD (Data Domain) is most compared with HPE StoreOnce, Dell EMC Avamar, Veeam Backup & Replication, Rubrik and Acronis Backup, whereas Veritas NetBackup Appliance is most compared with Dell EMC Data Domain Boost, HPE StoreOnce, ExaGrid EX Series, Dell EMC Integrated Data Protection Appliance and NetApp FAS Series. See our Dell EMC PowerProtect DD (Data Domain) vs. Veritas NetBackup Appliance report.

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