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Cohesity

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Score 9.2 out of 100

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Likelihood to Recommend

Cohesity

Cohesity is best suited for a highly virtualized environment, although they do have agents for bare metal. But who runs non-virtualized workloads these days anyhow? Not any organization which would invest in best class backup, anyhow.We find that the search features make file-level restores so much easier -- now a partial filename is all we need to get going, and we can see a file's change history by date so we no longer have to hunt for the last changed version. You will want 10GB network capability for this solution to really shine -- each node has dual SFP+ connections for data.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Druva inSync

I can't think of scenarios it would be less appropriate or suited for, but it is well suited for an organization looking to keep their files in a safe environment with version tracking and audit trails. That is pretty much any organization in this day and age. Computers are great but hardware breaks down intermittently so knowing you have your files in a secure location that won't ever fail is fantastic
Frank Troglauer | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Data Center Backup

Cohesity
8.9
Druva inSync
Universal recovery
Cohesity
8.8
Druva inSync
Live recovery
Cohesity
9.1
Druva inSync
Recovery verification
Cohesity
8.3
Druva inSync
Business application protection
Cohesity
7.8
Druva inSync
Multiple backup destinations
Cohesity
8.7
Druva inSync
Incremental backup identification
Cohesity
9.1
Druva inSync
Backup to the cloud
Cohesity
8.8
Druva inSync
Deduplication and file compression
Cohesity
9.4
Druva inSync
Snapshots
Cohesity
9.6
Druva inSync
Flexible deployment
Cohesity
8.7
Druva inSync
Management dashboard
Cohesity
8.7
Druva inSync
Platform support
Cohesity
8.6
Druva inSync
Retention options
Cohesity
9.3
Druva inSync
Encryption
Cohesity
9.4
Druva inSync

Pros

Cohesity

  • Easy to use and setup new backup and restore jobs.
  • Extremely fast recovery time, can spin a VMware backup VM up in well under a minute.
  • Granular recovery search options, easy to find specific files or systems to recover (or SQL DB).
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Druva inSync

  • Restoring users and deleted files from both Cloud and desktop applications, with only a few button click.
  • The InSync dashboard allows me to see where all my assets are and when their last backups occurred.
  • The installation process was VERY easy. So getting everyone up and running was painless.
Marty Goldstein | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Cohesity

  • Replication performance - We needed support to provide some customizations in order to get our replication to work properly to another offsite cluster. We have been told that this issue is fixed in the newest general release.
  • Support - I would characterize the support as very good, but in a few instances I could tell my support agent needed to go higher up his chain to get clarification on features. I believe Cohesity is rapidly growing their support infrastructure as they put more hardware in the field.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Druva inSync

  • As part of the initial setup, we had a few issues surrounding large numbers of accounts being backed up at the same time. This was more a Microsoft issue than anything, and with help from support, we resolved the issue.
  • The email reports can be a little useless on occasion. For example, I don't need an email every day with a failed backup report if there are no failures.
  • Again with email, the weekly backup report has so much information in it that the email sometimes fails to load. A simple email with a link to click would be better.
Martin Tillbrook | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Cohesity

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Druva inSync

Druva inSync 8.1
Based on 13 answers
We live in the cloud, Microsoft has some wonderful features, but the fact that you can't search and filter the recycling bin is a huge issue for us Admins
Marty Goldstein | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Cohesity

Cohesity 7.3
Based on 1 answer
The user interface is very intuitive and gives a good overview of the status of your backup jobs. Its a full html5 environment which can be used in very browser and is available on every device through the use of private connections to the office. When going to implement Cohesity it is as easy as putting it in the rack and configuring your network. The environment does the rest. Once configured new nodes can be added by configuring them with the correct network.We use it in a VMware vCenter environment with vCloud Director on top. Since the latest version vCloud Director is an official source for your backups. This means that resoring to vCloud Director is a posibility as well. This makes the multi-tenancy and self service capability for our users an easy to use function. It can be implemented as a plugin within the Cloud portal for users to leverage.The path to vCloud Director support took a while but now that we are there I can give it an 8.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Druva inSync

Druva inSync 9.1
Based on 39 answers
Aside from Druva taking away the Share feature just to push folks to the cloud, it's perfect for what it does and should have just continued to grow not have clueless management decide they wanted to migrate the on-premise customers to the cloud version and offer the share tool for them, this was just wrong and remains wrong.
Nadeem Nasir | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Cohesity

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Druva inSync

Druva inSync 10.0
Based on 3 answers
Sometimes or many times Druva is always available. No downtime issues.
S Seethalakshmi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Cohesity

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Druva inSync

Druva inSync 10.0
Based on 3 answers
The software is fast and responsive.
John Rivers | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Cohesity

Cohesity 9.1
Based on 25 answers
They are always friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. The support is easy to reach and the reaction times are on point. Several times I had called with my system being down and the person who answered the call would require a support rep call me back. Some of these call backs would be 1-2 hours later. When needed, the support will scale up to deliver the right support for the right cases. When asking for detailed information about a problem they always help you to understand the problem and the underlying causes better.
Scott Noel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Druva inSync

Druva inSync 8.6
Based on 45 answers
Most issues I have can be solved without opening a ticket. But if I need to get in touch with a support agent, I can open a chat request and within minutes have a tech on the end assisting me. The few tickets I had to open were resolved on the first call.
Tyler Cook | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

Cohesity

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Druva inSync

Druva inSync 9.1
Based on 1 answer
They are very well knowledgeable. They conducted a two day training session and they explained each and everything.
S Seethalakshmi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

Cohesity

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Druva inSync

Druva inSync 10.0
Based on 2 answers
As an administrator, if I had a user who needed additional training, it was available. As an Administrator, the product was so easy I didn't need it
Marty Goldstein | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Cohesity

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Druva inSync

Druva inSync 8.6
Based on 132 answers
In consultation with a Druva support person we configured a few policies first for several groups of users. Once that was done it was easy to add users and generate emails that contained links and instructions to download/install the app. Once installed, the app applied the appropriate policy and the sync of data began. We had 40 or so devices to protect, and in a week or less they were all protected. The delays usually were on the part of the user who needed to schedule some time (15-30 minutes at most) to accept the invitation and download/install the app.
Kevin Staley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Cohesity

We looked at Veeam and although it's a great product when we priced out the licensing of both primary and disaster datacenters it became much too expensive.Rubrik is a great product and very similar to Cohesity. In the end, Cohesity had a secondary storage play as well as a better UI and better compatibility with lower tier cloud storage. We also like the way Cohesity did protection jobs vs Rubrik's virtual machine centric backup.CommVault is a product we still use today due to its massive features and the ability for bare metal backups. Cohesity does a much better job in the area of UI simplicity, virtual backup ease, and ease of management.
Kris Olson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Druva inSync

My biggest requirement for looking at Data Protection as a Service is security, both in transit and at rest. Druva inSync offers one of the best security models where if a key is chance it does not affect the current session. Furthermore, we did not see the same dedupe savings with other services.
David Cordell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Cohesity

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Druva inSync

Druva inSync 9.0
Based on 2 answers
Very easy to scale
John Rivers | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Cohesity

  • It has freed up 40 hours a month of our service desk staff since they were able to stop focusing so intently on tape management.
  • We have gained time back on the engineers since they are not working tickets 10 hours a week just on backup issues.
Jay Stelmach | TrustRadius Reviewer

Druva inSync

  • Anytime a user does his/her own restore it has saved his or her own time in not having to redo the lost changes made and it doesn't involve IT staff to do a restore for them or to try looking for or recovering the lost/deleted/corrupted file. This savings in money and time spent is apparent, numerous and possibly priceless.
  • Druva is an affordable product; it's per user cost is acceptable and is affordable for even small businesses
Kristopher Mitchelson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

Cohesity

Pricing Details

Cohesity

General

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

Druva inSync

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Cohesity
9.4
Druva inSync
8.7

Likelihood to Renew

Cohesity
Druva inSync
8.1

Usability

Cohesity
7.3
Druva inSync
9.1

Reliability and Availability

Cohesity
Druva inSync
10.0

Performance

Cohesity
Druva inSync
10.0

Support Rating

Cohesity
9.1
Druva inSync
8.6

In-Person Training

Cohesity
Druva inSync
9.1

Online Training

Cohesity
Druva inSync
10.0

Implementation Rating

Cohesity
Druva inSync
8.6

Scalability

Cohesity
Druva inSync
9.0

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