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Feature Set Ratings

    Data Center Backup

    AWS Backup

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    6.3

    Dell EMC Avamar

    63%
    Dell EMC Avamar ranks higher in 14/14 features

    Universal recovery

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.5
    65%
    20 Ratings

    Live recovery

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.8
    68%
    19 Ratings

    Recovery verification

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.2
    72%
    17 Ratings

    Business application protection

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.8
    68%
    17 Ratings

    Multiple backup destinations

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    5.8
    58%
    20 Ratings

    Incremental backup identification

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.9
    69%
    21 Ratings

    Backup to the cloud

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    3.6
    36%
    10 Ratings

    Deduplication and file compression

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.8
    68%
    22 Ratings

    Snapshots

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.8
    68%
    16 Ratings

    Flexible deployment

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.5
    65%
    12 Ratings

    Management dashboard

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.1
    61%
    13 Ratings

    Platform support

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    4.7
    47%
    14 Ratings

    Retention options

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.9
    69%
    15 Ratings

    Encryption

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.8
    68%
    14 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • AWS Backup is rated higher in 3 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Usability, Support Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    8.2

    AWS Backup

    82%
    9 Ratings
    6.2

    Dell EMC Avamar

    62%
    22 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    AWS Backup

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.5

    Dell EMC Avamar

    95%
    2 Ratings

    Usability

    9.5

    AWS Backup

    95%
    2 Ratings
    8.0

    Dell EMC Avamar

    80%
    1 Rating

    Support Rating

    9.4

    AWS Backup

    94%
    8 Ratings
    8.8

    Dell EMC Avamar

    88%
    8 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    AWS Backup

    There is a cost involved with data retrieval. AWS Backup is truly that, a backup. If you need to access this data on a regular basis, there are better options out there. For long term, just in case incremental backups, AWS [Backup] checks all the boxes. Just set it up, start your backups, and rest assured your data is safe.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Dell EMC Avamar

    This software is well suited for companies that want to be very in control of their backups but need a simple tool. It could be convenient for them to just buy their own node, locate it in a different location, and set up the jobs for their machines to backup to the cloud with the specific plugins. However, it would not be convenient for companies looking to have a tool that needs to be secure and compliant, and that need to have different other options for business continuity.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pros

    AWS Backup

    • Backups - it's what it does.
    Matt Hoffman | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Dell EMC Avamar

    • Avamar performs data deduplication on the remote host. This greatly reduces the amount of traffic that each backup requires. This even applies to the virtual environment through change block tracking. Backup times are reduced from hours to minutes.
    • The management interface makes it easy to configure and maintain data retention periods. Many times certain data must be kept for an extended period of time. There is a specific menu for managing retention periods.
    • The system is able to recover itself from a hard failure with virtually no loss of backups. There is a checkpoint taken each day that provides a recovery point in the event of a catastrophic failure. Since this is a node based system, the loss of more than one node could require a recovery be performed.
    • While another grid must be purchased, the replication utility allows all backups to be replicated to another grid at a remote location. This ensures the resilience of the backups in the event there is the loss of the primary data center.
    • Also works on HCI devices performing image-level backups as in our primary data center environment
    • There is also now an All-in-One appliance for smaller locations
    Rodney Barnhardt | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cons

    AWS Backup

    • Not so easy to use
    • A little pricey
    • The backup is in the cloud; make sure to keep an offline backup (the problem of all of this kind of solution)
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Dell EMC Avamar

    • The client interface has constant JAVA issues and can be slow and chunky. We have often had issues with current versions of JAVA breaking it so it will not even run.
    • The backup clients are split out for function. Although this makes them light, it also makes it cumbersome to upgrade clients. The naming scheme can also be confusing for the clients.
    Tim Knarr | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pricing Details

    AWS Backup

    General

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services
    Entry-level set up fee?
    No

    Starting Price

    $0.01 per GB per month

    AWS Backup Editions & Modules

    Edition
    Backup Storage - Warm Storage$0.0951
    Backup Storage - Cold Storage$0.011
    Restore - Warm Storage$0.021
    Restore - Cold Storage$0.031
    Restore - Item-Level Restore$0.502
    1. per GB per month
    2. per request
    Additional Pricing Details

    Dell EMC Avamar

    General

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services
    Entry-level set up fee?
    Optional

    Starting Price

    Dell EMC Avamar Editions & Modules

    Additional Pricing Details

    Likelihood to Renew

    AWS Backup

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Dell EMC Avamar

    Dell EMC Avamar 9.5
    Based on 2 answers
    I have been using the product for over five years. This has performed so well that with the current system reaching its End-of-Life with EMC next year, I have proposed replacing it with the latest version of the product. Now that it integrates with Data Domain, the cost has been greatly reduced. Instead of the need to purchase many nodes, one Data Domain can replace them creating a significant cost savings.
    Rodney Barnhardt | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Usability

    AWS Backup

    AWS Backup 9.5
    Based on 2 answers
    Very easy to use and is as plug and play as you can get. There are configuration options for multiple schemas that best fits your organization.
    Chris Barretto | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Dell EMC Avamar

    Dell EMC Avamar 8.0
    Based on 1 answer
    The system overall is easy to monitor and see your backup/restore status. The user interface could use updating as it relies on Java and any updates to Java cause the interface to stop working need to be reinstalled
    Brian Munn | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Support Rating

    AWS Backup

    AWS Backup 9.4
    Based on 8 answers
    Support for AWS Backup is by Amazon itself so it is solid as always. If you have a business or higher level support plan you'll have no trouble getting engineers or other staff on the job to help you with whatever comes up.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Dell EMC Avamar

    Dell EMC Avamar 8.8
    Based on 8 answers
    Support is very convincing, always eager to solve issues from the root rather than workaround, don't hesitate to take webex, describe the issues to the core and recommend configuration to avoid further issues. We can ask few questions other than the main issue. They don't hesitate to answer.
    Ratnodeep Roy | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Alternatives Considered

    AWS Backup

    Being an AWS service, AWS Backup integrates in a native way with other AWS services, providing an easy way to backup those services. Being able to create separate backup plans that meet specific business and regulatory compliance requirements provides us with capabilities to face auditing processes.
    Oscar Martinez | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Dell EMC Avamar

    Avamar has simplied the back up approach in their VE edition and is much easier to use than Data Protector. Backing up multiple VMs takes minutes instead of hours now. Creating policies, retentions, and schedules, is vastly improved and much easier.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Return on Investment

    AWS Backup

    • Being able to offer live hot storage in the cloud for production environments allows me to get more people in the creative space with vast demand for speed.
    • Great integration with all my hardware, firewall and backup software was great.
    • Being able to network path my files like a native drive to my computer from the cloud made the designer not complain so much able learning new stuff.
    Daniel Cauley | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Dell EMC Avamar

    • Absolute Zero ROI
    • This appliance does not work in its current state and to update we need to wait 2-3 months
    • Can't wait to get rid of it and replace it with something else. (not even sure if we will be able to get it running before that)
    • [I think] this is one of the worst mistakes we made
    Ivan Sytchev | TrustRadius Reviewer

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