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Likelihood to Recommend

Azure Backup

Azure Backup is suitable for companies of various sizes, with varying amounts of data. The cost of the investment should be thought out carefully so that there are no bad surprises with unnecessary files going to Azure Backup. The interface is friendly and easy to configure and it does not require your company to have a backup expert. It is highly recommended for companies with smaller number of servers and better if the servers are already running in an Azure environment.
Ismael Pereira | TrustRadius Reviewer

Veritas NetBackup

Like most enterprise backup applications, Symantec NetBackup (NBU) suffers from complexity. Using and understanding advanced features can be challenging at times. Real world experience is needed to know if they are worth the time to implement. On the other hand I have found NBU relativity easy to use with a little training from just a simple backup scheduling and restore perspective.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

File Sharing & Management

Azure Backup
9.0
Veritas NetBackup
Versioning
Azure Backup
9.2
Veritas NetBackup
Video files
Azure Backup
8.0
Veritas NetBackup
Audio files
Azure Backup
8.3
Veritas NetBackup
Document collaboration
Azure Backup
9.9
Veritas NetBackup
Access control
Azure Backup
9.5
Veritas NetBackup
File search
Azure Backup
8.7
Veritas NetBackup
Device sync
Azure Backup
9.7
Veritas NetBackup

Cloud Storage Security & Administration

Azure Backup
9.3
Veritas NetBackup
User and role management
Azure Backup
9.4
Veritas NetBackup
File organization
Azure Backup
9.3
Veritas NetBackup
Device management
Azure Backup
9.3
Veritas NetBackup

Cloud Storage Platform

Azure Backup
9.0
Veritas NetBackup
Performance
Azure Backup
9.0
Veritas NetBackup
Reliability
Azure Backup
9.5
Veritas NetBackup
Storage Reports
Azure Backup
8.4
Veritas NetBackup

Data Center Backup

Azure Backup
Veritas NetBackup
9.0
Universal recovery
Azure Backup
Veritas NetBackup
8.9
Live recovery
Azure Backup
Veritas NetBackup
8.5
Recovery verification
Azure Backup
Veritas NetBackup
9.2
Business application protection
Azure Backup
Veritas NetBackup
9.2
Multiple backup destinations
Azure Backup
Veritas NetBackup
9.1
Incremental backup identification
Azure Backup
Veritas NetBackup
9.3
Backup to the cloud
Azure Backup
Veritas NetBackup
9.4
Deduplication and file compression
Azure Backup
Veritas NetBackup
9.1
Snapshots
Azure Backup
Veritas NetBackup
9.5
Flexible deployment
Azure Backup
Veritas NetBackup
9.0
Management dashboard
Azure Backup
Veritas NetBackup
7.8
Platform support
Azure Backup
Veritas NetBackup
8.9
Retention options
Azure Backup
Veritas NetBackup
9.4
Encryption
Azure Backup
Veritas NetBackup
8.6

Pros

Azure Backup

  • Microsoft products (especially Azure) integration (Windows/Azure SQL instances).
  • Easy to implement and to administer.
  • Friendly interface, compatible to Azure visual identity.
  • Easy to back up and restore.
  • Relatively good backup performance.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Veritas NetBackup

  • Upgrades are typically easy and normally have either no issues or very few that are easily resolved (wait a month or 2 before upgrading)
  • Using accelerator for the vm environment works well, and file level restores have been successful
  • Full vm recovery has worked every time
  • Backing up a physical server and restoring to a vm works as described
  • GRT Exchange backups are pretty easy, to setup
  • File level restores are simple
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Azure Backup

  • There are more features than you need, just learn how to do it.
  • Really, it is constantly being developed, so I don't think of anything.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Veritas NetBackup

  • The GUI is very old looking. This does not kill the performance, it just looks to be 10 years old.
  • Some things need to be done from the CLI(command line interface). if you have not used this before it will take some learning and a good understanding of Linux.
Jason Stallings | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Azure Backup

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Veritas NetBackup

Veritas NetBackup 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Veritas continues to keep up with the backup game. There virtual machine backup capabilities are now top notch, and I believe they will prove valuable when our cloud presence demands a backup solution.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Azure Backup

Azure Backup 8.0
Based on 1 answer
This Justifies that usability of azure is at huge extent
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Veritas NetBackup

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Azure Backup

Azure Backup 9.1
Based on 4 answers
One of the differentials of the solution is the high level of guarantee and support of the Azure Backup solution. Microsoft is a reference in a technology company with a highly trained support team and helps us with any questions or technical problems with the tool. Service is fast and efficient with trained engineers.
Amanda Wiens | TrustRadius Reviewer

Veritas NetBackup

Veritas NetBackup 9.2
Based on 3 answers
Veritas support is very prompt and the acknowledgement/followup is hugely appreciable. They go deep to the issue and provide you satisfactory solutions. Creating ticket in portal is also very easy, does not adhere to severity priority, even if Sev2 response is very quick.
Ratnodeep Roy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Azure Backup

Azure Backup is based on the most secure and encrypted cloud storage facility available...Microsoft. They have been doing this a long time and have ironed out all the kinks, leaving only the good and dependable solution in place. Azure Backup is fast also, you do not have major delays and internet throttling happening from Microsoft, unlike nearly all other competitors. Have you ever tried downloading a backup you have in the cloud from any solution other than Microsoft Azure Backup? If you have, you know they throttle the speed drastically and it could take you more than an hour to restore just 100mb of data. Most server backups are over 50 GB, some of mine are over 1.5 TB. With those slow speeds it could take weeks to recover your system just because you are waiting on the download to finish. Those companies then offer to send you an external drive with your data on it...but for a major price tag! You should not have to pay extra to get your data back and should not have to wait more than an hour to get it all downloaded either. Microsoft does not throttle Azure Backup downloads and I can almost guarantee that they have faster speeds than you have, meaning that you will be able to download at your maximum internet speeds and recover your systems quickly!
John Fester | TrustRadius Reviewer

Veritas NetBackup

CrashPlan has the capability to sync data with a cloud storage source. This is great for a workstation where data is typically only for one user. However, Netbackup does a much better job for maintaining multiple levels of file restores for Enterprise Servers. Netbackup has a superior management console that does not rely on Cloud services in the event of an internet outage.
Rick Lupton | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Azure Backup

  • The ability to provide customers with peace of mind that their VM's are protected.
  • Low cost as you only pay for the storage.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Veritas NetBackup

  • We never experienced a significant system or data loss during the time we used NetBackup. We restored individuals files and small databases based upon user mistakes, but we never had to implement a DR plan. From that aspect, it is difficult to evaluate the ROI. Backups are a commodity service. Features are very similar across multiple tools. Once you decide to stay on-prem or move to the cloud, the list of options are narrowed. Then it becomes a matter of price.
  • From an administration and support perspective, the ROI is low. Vendor technical support is not always responsive. The first two tiers of support are not knowledgeable and their typical recommendation is to read the white paper. My small team spent a lot of time troubleshooting NetBackup, often without much vendor help.
Joel Gibbons | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Azure Backup

General

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

Azure Backup Editions & Modules

Edition
Storage in GB/Month$0.0224 to $0.05691
Backup Instance <50GB$5.00 + storage consumed
Backup Instance > 50 GB but < or = 500 GB$10.00 + storage consumed
Backup Instance Instance is > 500 GB$10 for each 500 GB increment + storage consumed
  1. per GB
Additional Pricing Details

Veritas NetBackup

General

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

Veritas NetBackup Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Azure Backup
9.2
Veritas NetBackup
8.8

Likelihood to Renew

Azure Backup
Veritas NetBackup
9.0

Usability

Azure Backup
8.0
Veritas NetBackup

Support Rating

Azure Backup
9.1
Veritas NetBackup
9.2

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