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Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery

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Score 8.7 out of 100
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Score 8.5 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery

I feel that Commvault's Active Directory Recovery and Testing of the recovery could be improved, but this could very well be a situation where I am not fully understanding the scope. Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery is spot-on in all other areas and will be a perfect fit for anyone with a decent-sized IT footprint.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Informatica Data Archive

For a large organisation that needs to carefully monitor and manage data usage, ILM is a very effective tool. ILM becomes even more useful if you are already set up with Informatica PowerCenter. Informatica Application ILM definitely broadens the use cases of PowerCenter when they are used in an environment together.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Data Center Backup

Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery
9.1
Informatica Data Archive
Universal recovery
Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery
8.6
Informatica Data Archive
Live recovery
Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery
8.7
Informatica Data Archive
Recovery verification
Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery
8.5
Informatica Data Archive
Business application protection
Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery
8.8
Informatica Data Archive
Multiple backup destinations
Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery
9.4
Informatica Data Archive
Incremental backup identification
Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery
9.3
Informatica Data Archive
Backup to the cloud
Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery
8.9
Informatica Data Archive
Deduplication and file compression
Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery
9.6
Informatica Data Archive
Snapshots
Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery
9.4
Informatica Data Archive
Flexible deployment
Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery
9.0
Informatica Data Archive
Management dashboard
Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery
9.0
Informatica Data Archive
Platform support
Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery
9.1
Informatica Data Archive
Retention options
Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery
9.5
Informatica Data Archive
Encryption
Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery
9.5
Informatica Data Archive

Pros

Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery

  • Commvault is the Swiss Army knife for data protection in an Enterprise environment. You name the environment and Commvvault has something to protect it. Very helpful in this on-prem/off-prem world that is developing into a DevOps world.
  • Improves our Disaster Recovery
  • Starting to utilize for data migration for VMware in places where Zerto is too expensive
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Informatica Data Archive

  • Data crunching on housing markets
  • Management of internal data usage
  • The tech is still very new to our company and as such we are still seeing where it can be of use.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery

  • Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery has developed the concept of plans that work great in smaller institutions but can hamstring large enterprises by the limited flexibility. There are situations where plans appear to be forced into decisions. Ideally, providing the ability to disable plans would be beneficial.
  • The security model is granular in respects to permissions and ability to implement it for a single object (client, user, job). Implementing the correct collection of permissions can sometimes feel like opening a padlock. This appears to be a great place to implement a wizard for guiding administrators through desired behaviors and building the appropriate security role.
David Lester | TrustRadius Reviewer

Informatica Data Archive

  • As a standalone tool (without PowerCenter), ILM does not add much value.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery

Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery 8.4
Based on 8 answers
It is serving it's purpose and for companies that have a smaller IT staff, it is not time consuming to manage. Support for the product when needed has been very good and they are responsive when tickets are opened for support. The product is scalable so as we grow we can easily increase the resources as needed on the backend.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Informatica Data Archive

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery

Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery 9.0
Based on 7 answers
Commvault is an enterprise-level tool that we use to backup all kinds of workloads. I have implemented Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery in many Enterprise-level, Corporate banks and financial companies to mitigate their data loss and compliance with their audit requirements. I have implemented it across many platforms such as MS SQL, MySQL, Oracle, AIX, Exchange, VMware, Azure, Office 365, Hyper-V, Loutas Note, Windows FS/Unix FS backups and many cloud storage and virtual environments. Commvault DR option as well. We especially used Backup replication (Dash Copy), VM Replication (Live sync) and DB replication and VM life cycling process. Customers like the Commvault CommCell console, it is a single console solution.
Shalika Senadeera | TrustRadius Reviewer

Informatica Data Archive

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery

Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery 9.5
Based on 78 answers
Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery support is a Gold Standard for us. We are a ESP customer and have a designated Support Account Manager (SAM) & a Technical Account Manager (TAM) who we meet with every other week to go over any existing issues and upcoming version revisions release. But of course not all companies or organization will need this type of level of support but we have proven that this works for us due to the shear size of our environment and the number of offices we support.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Informatica Data Archive

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery

Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery 8.8
Based on 7 answers
Plan well and make sure you collect all the required information and details before going for implementation. Organize it in step by step or break the setup into different modules to make it simple.
Pradeep Kabbur | TrustRadius Reviewer

Informatica Data Archive

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery

I was not part of the decision to adopt Commvault, and having developed and used many other backup/recovery tools I was a little skeptical that it could do everything that we needed, but I can say that I'm glad that they chose Commvault. It has delivered even more than we had counted on.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Informatica Data Archive

My company currently uses Hadoop for big data management, as well as ParAccel/Matrix databases for storing the data. The combo is fairly effective, and the only reason we are exploring ILM is because of our use of other Informatica products, and looking to build in either synergies between the technologies, or cost savings by bundling all our licensing through one vendor (Informatica)
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery

  • The ease of use and reliability of Commvault have enabled us to support the entire environment with less personnel than other products. We can support hundreds of clients and 500TB of protected systems with a single person.
  • Their per TB pricing can get rather expensive often forcing you into an agent based pricing model and that can be less that ideal to mange.
Keith Luken | TrustRadius Reviewer

Informatica Data Archive

  • Tracking the usage of specific brackets of data across the entire organisation has now become possible.
  • The team was already using PowerCenter. Therefore, using ILM was a very apt decision that allowed easier management of data at the organisation level.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery

General

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

Informatica Data Archive

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery
9.2
Informatica Data Archive
7.0

Likelihood to Renew

Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery
8.4
Informatica Data Archive

Usability

Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery
9.0
Informatica Data Archive

Support Rating

Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery
9.5
Informatica Data Archive

Implementation Rating

Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery
8.8
Informatica Data Archive

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