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Score 7.3 out of 100
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Score 8.5 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Data Protector

I believe it is very well suited for the Unix/Linux brands but once you get into the Windows side of things there are much better options out there. The other problem is that the data is in a format that only works with HP Data Protector and cannot be migrated to another system should things go that direction in the future. Once you are locked into HP Data Protector you are truly locked in
John Glenn | TrustRadius Reviewer

NAKIVO Backup & Replication

For our use case the product is good. I am unsure if scaling to a much bigger environment would work as well as some competitor products. Reporting is sufficient in this product, although, as we use it not for our big production environment, we do not have to deal with all the big compliance rules so reporting is more of a technical purpose.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Data Center Backup

Data Protector
6.7
NAKIVO Backup & Replication
8.9
Universal recovery
Data Protector
3.0
NAKIVO Backup & Replication
8.7
Live recovery
Data Protector
8.0
NAKIVO Backup & Replication
8.7
Recovery verification
Data Protector
9.0
NAKIVO Backup & Replication
9.0
Business application protection
Data Protector
9.0
NAKIVO Backup & Replication
9.2
Multiple backup destinations
Data Protector
6.6
NAKIVO Backup & Replication
8.8
Incremental backup identification
Data Protector
8.0
NAKIVO Backup & Replication
9.1
Backup to the cloud
Data Protector
1.0
NAKIVO Backup & Replication
9.2
Deduplication and file compression
Data Protector
9.0
NAKIVO Backup & Replication
8.6
Snapshots
Data Protector
1.0
NAKIVO Backup & Replication
9.0
Management dashboard
Data Protector
8.0
NAKIVO Backup & Replication
9.0
Platform support
Data Protector
9.0
NAKIVO Backup & Replication
8.0
Retention options
Data Protector
9.0
NAKIVO Backup & Replication
9.0
Flexible deployment
Data Protector
NAKIVO Backup & Replication
9.5
Encryption
Data Protector
NAKIVO Backup & Replication
9.5

Pros

Data Protector

  • Easy to install and set up cell manager, deploy clients and configure backup devices. Integration options for databases and virtual environments makes backup and restore of these systems easier through the GUI.
  • Scheduling options allow the user to set specific times for backups of a host or group them together with the advance scheduling option and set priorities of which systems get access to backup devices.
  • Licensing options are tiered and can scale from a very small environment to a larger one when needed.
Kevin Loeffler | TrustRadius Reviewer

NAKIVO Backup & Replication

  • Creating G-F-S backups of virtual servers in a completely automated fashion.
  • Restoring data easily when needed, either as specific individual files or entire servers (and the run-from-backup option is just neat, although we've rarely had use for that).
  • Storing Data in a de-duplicated, compressed format has allowed us to store many many backups in a space that is many many times smaller than it would take to keep multiple full copies of each server.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Data Protector

  • Tech support - every person I spoke with had a different idea on how to fix a problem. Many times they caused the problem resulting in double or triple work.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

NAKIVO Backup & Replication

  • You can only backup virtual machines.
  • Although you can easily set up NAKIVO, the more specific or complex your configuration, the more reliant you become on tech support. Knowing Linux would be a big plus with these types of configurations.
  • Updating the software could be a little more user-friendly.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Data Protector

Data Protector 1.0
Based on 2 answers
It was just not a good fit for our organization. We have an EMC SAN, Data Domain backup storage, and VMWare. Without any other HP software or hardware in our environment I do not see the need to continue using a product that is not well integrated with our other brands
John Glenn | TrustRadius Reviewer

NAKIVO Backup & Replication

NAKIVO Backup & Replication 10.0
Based on 1 answer
It's great. It works, it's cost effective and it's easy to maintain. I don't see us ever changing away from Nakivo Backup and Replication to any other product. We are very impressed and satisfied with the results.
David Judice | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Data Protector

Data Protector 1.0
Based on 1 answer
Every time you create a job it has to be a stand alone and can't step on another one.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

NAKIVO Backup & Replication

NAKIVO Backup & Replication 10.0
Based on 2 answers
Because it is very easy to use.
Aba-Mark Mihaly | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Data Protector

Data Protector 2.0
Based on 1 answer
Every time you got a new person they said the last guy did it wrong and we would have to change everything.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

NAKIVO Backup & Replication

NAKIVO Backup & Replication 8.7
Based on 4 answers
As with any support, it can always improve, but since the result has always been getting my issue resolved quickly I can't complain. Nakivo support has been great to work with when I have needed them, which hasn't been often.
David Judice | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Data Protector

Data Protector 1.0
Based on 1 answer
Pick one person to help you through the process.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

NAKIVO Backup & Replication

NAKIVO Backup & Replication 10.0
Based on 1 answer
It was simple and easy to implement and went very quickly
David Judice | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Data Protector

We liked that HP Data Protector could go back to a specific recovery date where IBM TSM could not, in certain cases.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

NAKIVO Backup & Replication

Well, I'll be really honest. The products for a small company are really similar. The very big difference between the two software is the price of the solution. Veeam Backup And Replication is the most famous software now and the price is high. Nakivo price is cheaper. For small businesses, it is better maybe.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Data Protector

  • Same solution for 17+ years provides stable environment and builds in house expertise saving business on training.
  • Licensing structure provides cost savings to business.
  • Ease of use for operators provides quick response when restores are needed by the business.
Kevin Loeffler | TrustRadius Reviewer

NAKIVO Backup & Replication

  • Provides a robust service at an affordable cost.
  • Intuitive web interface along with the technology itself provides a path for quick, easy restores.
  • Not supporting S3 compatible storage for off-site storage of backups has required us to add an additional piece of software to the workflow.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

Data Protector

Pricing Details

Data Protector

General

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

Data Protector Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

NAKIVO Backup & Replication

General

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

NAKIVO Backup & Replication Editions & Modules

Edition
Pro Essentials$251
Enterprise Essentials$351
Pro$401
EnterpriseContact Vendor
  1. per workload
Additional Pricing Details
A workload is a VMware vSphere VM, Microsoft Hyper-V VM, Nutanix AHV VM, a physical machine (01 server and 03 workstations), an Oracle database, or an Amazon EC2 instance.

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Data Protector
8.0
NAKIVO Backup & Replication
9.3

Likelihood to Renew

Data Protector
1.0
NAKIVO Backup & Replication
10.0

Usability

Data Protector
1.0
NAKIVO Backup & Replication
10.0

Support Rating

Data Protector
2.0
NAKIVO Backup & Replication
8.7

Implementation Rating

Data Protector
1.0
NAKIVO Backup & Replication
10.0

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