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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

Tivoli Storage Manager

Tivoli does well running file-level backups, but Exchange is clunky and restores are really hard. With no SharePoint agent, if you use SharePoint you will need another product like AvePoint DocAve. The web-based GUI console is MUCH improved over earlier versions, but you will still need to be a command-line guru to make Tivoli do everything, and local (node) config files still rule. This product was originally ported from Unix and retains may of its 'nix roots.
Scott Reese | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Data Center Backup

AWS Backup
Tivoli Storage Manager
8.8
Universal recovery
AWS Backup
Tivoli Storage Manager
10.0
Live recovery
AWS Backup
Tivoli Storage Manager
9.4
Recovery verification
AWS Backup
Tivoli Storage Manager
9.0
Business application protection
AWS Backup
Tivoli Storage Manager
3.0
Multiple backup destinations
AWS Backup
Tivoli Storage Manager
10.0
Incremental backup identification
AWS Backup
Tivoli Storage Manager
10.0
Deduplication and file compression
AWS Backup
Tivoli Storage Manager
10.0
Management dashboard
AWS Backup
Tivoli Storage Manager
8.0
Platform support
AWS Backup
Tivoli Storage Manager
7.5
Retention options
AWS Backup
Tivoli Storage Manager
10.0
Encryption
AWS Backup
Tivoli Storage Manager
10.0

Pros

AWS Backup

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

Tivoli Storage Manager

  • The concept of "forever incremental" is very appealing to my understanding of how backups should happen.
  • The backups are tuned for fast restores and they sure are fast.
  • The media management is very good.
Anonymous | 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

Tivoli Storage Manager

  • I do not see anything at the moment that requires change or adjusting. TSM works great for what we need it to do.
  • Note worth mentioning: We never had the opportunity to explore the VM backup functionality, as we are currently using VMware snapshots. This data protection solution came highly recommended to any business environment running VWware / virtualization.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

AWS Backup

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tivoli Storage Manager

Tivoli Storage Manager 1.0
Based on 1 answer
Not required, company closed.TSM is not used in my current role at my current job.
Anonymous | 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

Tivoli Storage Manager

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

AWS Backup

AWS Backup 9.4
Based on 5 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

Tivoli Storage Manager

Tivoli Storage Manager 8.4
Based on 2 answers
The few times we've called for support we eventually got an answer, but it's IBM and a very big company and getting to a support agent is hard.
Scott Reese | 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

Tivoli Storage Manager

Tivoli no longer has a SharePoint agent, others do. We are looking at a product that is agentless (runs in VMWare) to relieve our staff from installing and maintaining agents on 300 servers.
Scott Reese | 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

Tivoli Storage Manager

  • Simple, care free backups, especially if you do not use tapes and do not have to manage those.
  • Very fast restores as the libraries have everything available online.
  • Ease of locating the necessary data to restore
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

AWS Backup

General

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

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

Tivoli Storage Manager

General

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

Tivoli Storage Manager Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

AWS Backup
8.4
Tivoli Storage Manager
9.0

Likelihood to Renew

AWS Backup
Tivoli Storage Manager
1.0

Usability

AWS Backup
9.5
Tivoli Storage Manager

Support Rating

AWS Backup
9.4
Tivoli Storage Manager
8.4

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