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Score 8.5 out of 100

Veeam Backup & Replication

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Score 8.7 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • Veeam Backup & Replication ranks higher in 1 feature set: Data Center Backup

Data Center Backup

8.3

Cove Data Protection

83%
8.6

Veeam Backup & Replication

86%
Veeam Backup & Replication ranks higher in 8/14 features

Universal recovery

8.8
88%
11 Ratings
8.5
85%
142 Ratings

Instant recovery

9.2
92%
12 Ratings
8.6
86%
153 Ratings

Recovery verification

8.7
87%
12 Ratings
8.8
88%
154 Ratings

Business application protection

7.6
76%
12 Ratings
8.7
87%
140 Ratings

Multiple backup destinations

9.0
90%
13 Ratings
8.7
87%
165 Ratings

Incremental backup identification

8.1
81%
13 Ratings
8.9
89%
171 Ratings

Backup to the cloud

9.5
95%
13 Ratings
8.3
83%
106 Ratings

Deduplication and file compression

8.0
80%
13 Ratings
8.6
86%
159 Ratings

Snapshots

6.8
68%
10 Ratings
8.8
88%
148 Ratings

Flexible deployment

8.5
85%
13 Ratings
8.4
84%
137 Ratings

Management dashboard

8.8
88%
14 Ratings
8.4
84%
23 Ratings

Platform support

8.2
82%
13 Ratings
8.6
86%
141 Ratings

Retention options

8.3
83%
14 Ratings
8.6
86%
143 Ratings

Encryption

7.0
70%
13 Ratings
8.2
82%
122 Ratings

Attribute Ratings

  • Cove Data Protection is rated higher in 1 area: Usability
  • Veeam Backup & Replication is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Support Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

8.2

Cove Data Protection

82%
14 Ratings
9.1

Veeam Backup & Replication

91%
438 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

Cove Data Protection

N/A
0 Ratings
9.4

Veeam Backup & Replication

94%
24 Ratings

Usability

9.5

Cove Data Protection

95%
4 Ratings
8.8

Veeam Backup & Replication

88%
21 Ratings

Availability

Cove Data Protection

N/A
0 Ratings
7.5

Veeam Backup & Replication

75%
6 Ratings

Performance

Cove Data Protection

N/A
0 Ratings
7.6

Veeam Backup & Replication

76%
6 Ratings

Support Rating

9.8

Cove Data Protection

98%
4 Ratings
9.9

Veeam Backup & Replication

99%
38 Ratings

Implementation Rating

Cove Data Protection

N/A
0 Ratings
9.9

Veeam Backup & Replication

99%
30 Ratings

Configurability

Cove Data Protection

N/A
0 Ratings
8.3

Veeam Backup & Replication

83%
5 Ratings

Ease of integration

Cove Data Protection

N/A
0 Ratings
8.8

Veeam Backup & Replication

88%
4 Ratings

Product Scalability

Cove Data Protection

N/A
0 Ratings
7.8

Veeam Backup & Replication

78%
5 Ratings

Vendor post-sale

Cove Data Protection

N/A
0 Ratings
7.9

Veeam Backup & Replication

79%
6 Ratings

Vendor pre-sale

Cove Data Protection

N/A
0 Ratings
7.9

Veeam Backup & Replication

79%
6 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

N-able

Solarwinds Backup is ideal for individuals looking to keep a consistent backup of devices in their environment. We used it primarily for networking equipment. It is easy to set up, as it is one of the steps available when adding a new device to solarwinds. It is probably not an ideal product to use for long-term (1 month+) backups.
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Veeam Software

It has a ton of range in terms of support(hardware, special virtual use). If you have it, they support it for backup/recovery. -It's a great mechanism to protect against ransomware. -It lacks some of the capabilities around log-based recovery software if you need really precise recovery points.
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Pros

N-able

  • Backup Reporting: Email alerts, and a great, easy to read Dashboard with detailed error logs and an easy to search Solarwinds FAQ for a lot of them.
  • Restores: So far I have restored files, full VMs, and VMs to other hardware, and so far it has not only been flawless, but so flexible that I can't imagine going back to any other software.
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Veeam Software

  • The speed in which backups are completed.
  • The detailed information about backup success or failure.
  • The ability to backup SQL databases is very granular and easy to restore.
  • The addition backing up physical hardware servers was an important feature for us.
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Cons

N-able

  • Restore complete settings: IP settings, the setting of CPU/Memory for VMs, etc. would decrease management during a restore.
  • Individual file backup: more granular settings for backup.
  • Change of device name after setup: at times, computer names change after restore so it would be great to rename the device name.
  • Option to recovery security key.
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Veeam Software

  • AHV backup functionality is not equivalent to ESXi. It uses a different distinct console and is not compatible with some advanced features such as SureBackup.
  • License renewal experience in the conversion between the legacy model and the new universal license has been very poor. We were forced to pay a significant fee to allow backups of AHV targets, but other than the change in hypervisor there was no improvement in functionality. In fact we have less since SureBackup is not supported with AHV workloads.
  • Added tools to assist in hardening the server and isolating it from inside threats would be nice to have. Most of this needs to be manually worked through to ensure an internal compromise does not also impact your backups.
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Pricing Details

Cove Data Protection

Starting Price

Editions & Modules

Cove Data Protection editions and modules pricing
EditionModules

Footnotes

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    Veeam Backup & Replication

    Starting Price

    $0

    Editions & Modules

    Veeam Backup & Replication editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules
    Veeam Backup Essentials4001
    Backup & ReplicationContact sales team2
    Availability SuiteContact sales team3

    Footnotes

    1. per year 5 licenses
    2. none
    3. none

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    Veeam sells through channel partners. Contact a partner for detailed pricing and quotes. Resellers or sales personnel are available for assistance.

    Pricing info

    Likelihood to Renew

    N-able

    No answers on this topic

    Veeam Software

    I really have no complaints about Veeam Backup & Replication. Their service has been excellent and the cost is minimal in comparison to other services I checked out. Implementation wasn't simple and the Veeam Support team was there to help each step of the way.
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    Usability

    N-able

    Because is a flexible, easy-to-use, complete solution.
    it has a complete support site, you can find everything you need.
    it can script everything on your network,
    it can remote control the pc's and server of your customers.
    it can restore from everywhere files and databases.
    it can backup quickly and compress finely every kind of data
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    Veeam Software

    Veeam is fairly simple in terms of how it is set up; its not an overly-complicated dashboard that can be intimidating to less technically-inclined users. Veeam also offers good instructional videos to help users work through how to do specific functions. I appreciate that they have specific video tutorials rather than having users scroll through a cumbersome manual.
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    Reliability and Availability

    N-able

    No answers on this topic

    Veeam Software

    The Veeam Backup & Replication solution is up and running every time you need it as it was planned. In more than 3 years that we have been using the product every night, it might have failed or presented an error once or twice, so the availability percentage is almost at 100%.
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    Performance

    N-able

    No answers on this topic

    Veeam Software

    Veeam does a good job with backing up our servers in a timely manner. We are still at the beginning of our Veeam use and are pleased with the speed at which we can access the system as well as the backups and restore points. Veeam is definitely superior to our previous backup system in terms of speed and accessibility
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    Support Rating

    N-able

    We have an Italian support partner, they are been very good b7y the first moment.
    All the partners are followed with a lot of attention, even the little ones.
    there is a site where you can learn everything, the single parts of the product are described perfectly.
    Every it specialist should evaluate it.
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    Veeam Software

    Support response can be slow and sometimes tedious if you have a non-generic issue in your environment. Due to my experience with Veeam, I often discover the solutions before support does, but on the rare occasion where I need a higher tier of support, their experience and skill set are excellent. If you truly find something odd in your environment, Veeam Support, Development and their teams of engineers will figure it out and provide custom hot-fixes when necessary.
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    Implementation Rating

    N-able

    No answers on this topic

    Veeam Software

    (I assume this question should say "Veeam" and not "Crownpeak Universal Consent Platform") Planning is key. Planning your backup schedule, size, data restore points, replication if you're doing that, &c. Testing is also important; make sure you back something up and then do a test restore. Set up alerts so you know if things aren't working (or even if they are, always good to know that too).
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    Alternatives Considered

    N-able

    Cove is able to cover all aspects of backup in a single package. From the same dashboard I can check servers, workstations, and even Office 365. Cove is a much better solution in terms of overall management for a company such as ours. It also provides integration options with N-Able's RMM and Take Control solutions. This allows us to offer our customers with a full service suite in a single package.
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    Veeam Software

    We used Zerto and CA Arcserve to address these needs without migrating to Veeam Backup & Replication. Zerto is a very successful instant backup and we are still using it now. It does what Veeam application cannot do in instant replication. CA Arcserve, on the other hand, is clearly lagging behind the Veeam Backup & Replication product and does not meet today's requirements.
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    Scalability

    N-able

    No answers on this topic

    Veeam Software

    In terms of scalability for our company, Veeam was able to cover our backup needs with ease. They have options for even more individualized backup if we were to need them; i.e. if a specific workstation needs its own independent backup. We have not used these resources yet, but I am confident they will be beneficial to our company in the near future.
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    Return on Investment

    N-able

    • There has been NO negative impact to out ROI, but it definitely helps our bottom line. Affordable pricing and solid support make Solarwinds Backup almost a no brainer. That interprets to a growing ROI.
    • The best thing to happen to our ROI is the growth brought in by very happy clients.
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    Veeam Software

    • ROI is excellent, we saved a lot in hardware and time
    • We have a solid base for disaster recovery
    • We have minimized the time to restore files or even whole servers
    • We do not worry about data integrity anymore as we have multiple sites where the data is replicated to
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