HPE StoreOnce vs. Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM)

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
HPE StoreOnce
Score 8.9 out of 10
N/A
HPE StoreOnce is a backup and recovery hardware solution from Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, providing disk-based backup, deduplication, and long-term storage. StoreOnce offerings can support virtual and cloud environments for small business, mid-size organizations, and enterprises.
$1,061.46
Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM)
Score 6.2 out of 10
N/A
System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) is an enterprise backup and recovery system that contributes to BCDR strategy by facilitating the backup and recovery of enterprise data.N/A
Pricing
HPE StoreOnceMicrosoft System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM)
Editions & Modules
Gen10 Server
$1,061.46
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
HPE StoreOnceMicrosoft System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM)
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Top Pros
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Features
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Data Center Backup
Comparison of Data Center Backup features of Product A and Product B
HPE StoreOnce
8.7
5 Ratings
6% above category average
Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM)
8.0
3 Ratings
2% below category average
Universal recovery9.14 Ratings9.03 Ratings
Instant recovery8.04 Ratings9.03 Ratings
Recovery verification8.14 Ratings7.13 Ratings
Business application protection8.35 Ratings8.03 Ratings
Multiple backup destinations8.35 Ratings8.03 Ratings
Incremental backup identification8.35 Ratings9.03 Ratings
Backup to the cloud10.02 Ratings8.03 Ratings
Deduplication and file compression9.65 Ratings9.93 Ratings
Snapshots9.95 Ratings9.03 Ratings
Flexible deployment8.54 Ratings7.03 Ratings
Management dashboard8.04 Ratings7.13 Ratings
Platform support8.34 Ratings8.03 Ratings
Retention options9.04 Ratings6.03 Ratings
Encryption7.94 Ratings6.93 Ratings
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HPE StoreOnceMicrosoft System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM)
Small Businesses
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Score 9.0 out of 10
Medium-sized Companies
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Enterprises
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Score 9.8 out of 10
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User Ratings
HPE StoreOnceMicrosoft System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM)
Likelihood to Recommend
9.1
(5 ratings)
8.1
(3 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
10.0
(3 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
10.0
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
HPE StoreOnceMicrosoft System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM)
Likelihood to Recommend
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
If you are looking for a backup infrastructure which is efficient and compatible for both file system and block level backup, then HPE StoreOnce is a great choice. It's easy to configure and easy to manage. We didn't have to hire a separate storage expert to set up StoreOnce for us. The HPE team helped our system admins and it was a easy to configure.
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Microsoft
Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager is well suited for Windows domain environments where you need to make backups of Hyper-V virtual machines or bare metal servers. It is possible to backup SQL databases, works pretty well, but sometimes needs consistency checks on backups to properly continue to backup databases. Easy to restore anything to production or to another location.
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Pros
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • We really like the deduplication feature of HPE StoreOnce. It helps reduce storage footprint by 1:3 to 1:10 depending on type of files being stored.
  • It's easy to manage files on HPE StoreOnce servers using command line options.
  • We use Veeam Backup Server software to manage our backups on HPE StoreOnce.
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Microsoft
  • Hyper-V backup /restore
  • Bare-Metal backup/restore
  • Good management console
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Cons
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Could be more user-friendly when deploying.
  • Cost is as friendly as Pure Storage Array.
  • HPE does well support this technology.
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Microsoft
  • Integration with some devices
  • Web client
  • Slow interface
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Likelihood to Renew
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
It just works and the support contract we have is good enough for the company needs
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Microsoft
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Usability
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
It is quite efficient and easy to administer. You don't really get into trouble with HPE StoreOnce often.
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Microsoft
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Support Rating
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
We had couple of incidents so far and HPE support team was very proactive through the process until the incident was closed satisfactorily.
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Microsoft
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Implementation Rating
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
It was pretty smooth, at least smother that a Dell EMC Unity we set it up last week
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Microsoft
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Alternatives Considered
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
HPE StoreOnce is a great value for money.
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Microsoft
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Return on Investment
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • While not completely eliminating tape, it has relegated the use of tape to monthly and annual backups for compliance. It has reduced the recurring expense of tape media.
  • It has increased the length of the retention period because of its efficiency in storing backups.
  • The online backup repositories are now replicated to the secondary datacenter, a capability not possible with tapes.
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Microsoft
  • It has saved us on licensing costs and through centralized management.
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