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Pros
"Technical support has been very helpful when we have issues."

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"This solution is not complex and you do not have to be too technical to use it.""The solution is good for small and medium-sized businesses.""The interface for this solution is excellent, and it is easy to restore files compared to other solutions.""Veritas Backup Exec is fully compatible with different tape libraries.""Its reliability and the fact that we have all the skills that we need for Veritas Backup Exec are the most valuable.""This is a very flexible product, which allows you to back up not only the physical environment but also the cloud environment.""The ease-of-use in general is great.""It has good stability. Its interface is very good, responsive, and easy for restoring data. I use it for backup, encryption, and restore operations, and it works. I am using many agents from VM to LMDP. I also use an agent for SQL Server, which has advanced options because it is the Enterprise version."

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Cons
"The UI, the User Interface, needs to be improved. It's not as clean or modern as it could be."

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"It could be improved in the area of reporting and ease-of-use.""If you keep it for too long and the catalog gets really big, the application tends to move slowly.""The pricing is an area of improvement and the mode of marketing it.""I have experienced some errors, such as failures, but there have not been very many.""The EDR should be looked at, as the operating system is too weak.""Doesn't include disaster recovery.""The integration with SaaS applications like Office 365 needs to be improved.""The pricing could be improved."

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"It is not an expensive product.""Its price is reasonable.""The price is reasonable for the features it offers.""The pricing can be improved.""Veritas comes with an annual licensing fee.""This product is priced for smaller customers.""It is a mid-range solution on the pricing scale.""It has a good price-value ratio. Its price-value ratio is better than Veeam."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: Technical support has been very helpful when we have issues.
Top Answer: We use the solution for free. The price couldn't be any lower for us. We have no complaints in that regard.
Top Answer: The usability of the solution could be much better. It's something the solution could improve upon. The UI, the User Interface, needs to be improved. It's not as clean or modern as it could be. Some… more »
Top Answer: Technically, Veeam is best for hyper-v & VMWare replications, snapshots, HA failover, also support for file system backups inside VMs., support for tape library & FC too. But Veritas Netbackup is a… more »
Top Answer: Although both platforms have advantages and disadvantages, I rather choose Netbackup, because it can provide a complete backup-to-disk solution, with their own appliance.  There are always… more »
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SnapCenter
Backup Exec, Symantec Backup Exec
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Overview

Unified, scalable platform for application-consistent data protection and clone management. This software simplifies backup, restore, and clone lifecycle management with application-integrated workflows.

Backup Exec delivers powerful, flexible, and easy-to-use backup and recovery to protect your entire infrastructure whether built upon virtual, physical, or a combination of both. Backup Exec is licensed per media server, agent and option.

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Sample Customers
All for One Steeb AG, Accenture
Beta Offshore
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Pharma/Biotech Company17%
Computer Software Company17%
Healthcare Company17%
Integrator8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company24%
Manufacturing Company20%
Comms Service Provider13%
Government7%
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Manufacturing Company15%
Financial Services Firm12%
Retailer12%
Government8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider25%
Computer Software Company25%
Government9%
Manufacturing Company6%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business38%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise48%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Midsize Enterprise3%
Large Enterprise97%
REVIEWERS
Small Business38%
Midsize Enterprise17%
Large Enterprise45%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business28%
Midsize Enterprise10%
Large Enterprise62%
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NetApp SnapCenter is ranked 42nd in Backup and Recovery Software with 1 review while Veritas Backup Exec is ranked 16th in Backup and Recovery Software with 20 reviews. NetApp SnapCenter is rated 8.0, while Veritas Backup Exec is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of NetApp SnapCenter writes "Free to use with good stability and very good technical support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Veritas Backup Exec writes "Excellent backup capabilities with good technical support and a fairly easy initial setup". NetApp SnapCenter is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Cohesity DataProtect, Commvault, Rubrik and IBM Spectrum Protect, whereas Veritas Backup Exec is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Veritas NetBackup, Acronis Backup, Commvault and Cohesity DataProtect.

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