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Keith Kelly | TrustRadius Reviewer
December 06, 2019

Love the product

Score 8 out of 10
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Commvault is easier to implement and maintain. And, the skillsets required to manage Commvault at an enterprise level are more prevalent in potential hires. Making it an overall easy transition decision to make.
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Vladan Kojanic | TrustRadius Reviewer
December 04, 2019

Unique backup system throughout the organization

Score 10 out of 10
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The Ministry’s previous backup environment was comprised of Veeam, BackupExec, and Acronis solutions, which were complex and time-consuming to manage. The team turned to IT partner Fractal Dimension to help it select and deploy a single solution that could simplify protection for its disparate environment.

After analyzing its requirements, a local partner suggested Commvault as a cost-effective, comprehensive, and flexible data management solution. They demonstrated that the Commvault solution would suit our needs and reduce ongoing management costs.
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Shalika Senadeera | TrustRadius Reviewer
March 16, 2020

Commvault is a Top player in Complete backup and Recovery

Score 10 out of 10
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Commvault has a single console to manage all platforms such as backup and replication. It's a good backup window for servers and different platforms.
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Ali YAZICI | TrustRadius Reviewer
December 22, 2019

All about customer experience of Commvault Backup application

Score 10 out of 10
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  • Veritas NetBackup is an old backup program, you must make SQL configuration on the client using files.
  • Dell EMC Networker is also an old program, it can't make own deduplication and compress on a dummy disk. You must login to the client for installation and troubleshooting. It takes a very long time to fix a problem. Troubleshooting is very hard, even if you open a case to the vendor.
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Max Pang | TrustRadius Reviewer
December 12, 2019

Try before you Buy!

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Functionality and ease of use makes it easy to deploy/adopt and makes new hires on boarding process quicker.
Agents upgrades can be managed or automated via CommServe
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Jason Mills | TrustRadius Reviewer
December 10, 2019

Comprehensive and continued improvements

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IBM TSM (Tivoli Storage Manager), now Spectrum Protect, was for more complex to manage than the CommVault environment. With "Protect" each client feels like it required management rather than managing at a higher level with standardized policies. Troubleshooting and Monitoring our TSM environment was very time/labor-intensive and with Commvault it is far simpler.
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Pradeep Kabbur | TrustRadius Reviewer
December 10, 2019

Commvault is meant for Enterprise enviroment. It works best for the large players

Score 8 out of 10
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  • Veeam Backup & Replication
Veeam is not suited for large environment and has lot of issues when setup in large environment. It also has difficulty processing large-size data as it takes long time to merge the data with blocks required when it needs to expire the data. This is not a problem in Commvault.
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Mithila Perera | TrustRadius Reviewer
December 07, 2019

Best backup and recovery solution for enterprises

Score 10 out of 10
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Having a single console to manage all platforms such as backup and replication. Good backup window for servers and different platforms. Deduplication and compression ratio is also much better. Scheduling options and operation window options makes easier to customize the backup window or mitigate the impact on live systems from backup process.
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Theodore Henderson | TrustRadius Reviewer
December 04, 2019

You will not be disappointed with Commvault!

Score 10 out of 10
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Most traditional backup and recovery tools don't offer full support for all file systems, applications, and virtual platforms. Commvault also offers the ability to replicate copies of live data in secondary locations, which was very important to our organization.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
February 28, 2020

Why we chose Commvault

Score 10 out of 10
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The support model used by other companies do not fit with the current demands of our industry. Commvault listens to their user community and engages them for change. We realized the direction of the platform we were using could not maintain the demands of where we were and where we needed to get to.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
January 27, 2020

Commvault is the way to go.

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  • Veeam Backup & Replication
From my experiences, Commvault has a lot of options that I have experienced in other backup solutions before. The AI that is built into the product is a nice feature that helps us maintain our storage and ensure that backup data doesn't get out of control. Built-in ransomware protection is also a great feature that I have not seen before either.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
January 24, 2020

Commvault Backup & Recovery Review

Score 9 out of 10
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We were previously a Networker shop. Networker advanced their technology over recent years through acquisitions of other products. This made the backup environment cumbersome to manage. Depending on components you purchased, there may be multiple consoles to manage, environment. Commvault's application is their own. The Commvault platform has been much more stable.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
December 05, 2019

Commvault Rocks!

Score 10 out of 10
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Commvault had more support features then any of the other products.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
December 03, 2019

Protect your most precious data with Commvault

Score 10 out of 10
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As there is a lack of development and focus on Networker, we were forced to adopt a new and modern solution. Commvault was chosen as it keeps up with market developments and is recognized as a strong leader by Gartner and IDC. Other products like Veaam look nice but lack a lot of features CommVault offers.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
November 01, 2019

Commvault: Plenty of Data Protection Services For Any Business Needs

Score 8 out of 10
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When it comes to on-prem, we only use Commvault for data protection. Anything in Azure we use Azure Backup.
The main difference is there is more data protection types supported with Commvault. Although Azure Backup supports on-prem as well, you simply get much more options and a much better backup solution using Commvault for on-prem backups.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
December 03, 2019

Commvault Review

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I have evaluated several other technologies, and once Commvault is in and functioning there is no incentive or reason to switch to another company.
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Feature Scorecard Summary

Universal recovery (44)
8.5
Live recovery (43)
8.6
Recovery verification (45)
8.5
Business application protection (47)
8.8
Multiple backup destinations (44)
9.2
Incremental backup identification (49)
9.2
Backup to the cloud (36)
8.8
Deduplication and file compression (46)
9.5
Snapshots (46)
9.2
Flexible deployment (37)
8.9
Management dashboard (39)
8.7
Platform support (39)
9.0
Retention options (38)
9.4
Encryption (37)
9.4

About Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery

Commvault is the eponymous data backup and recovery solution from the data management company headquartered in New Jersey. Its features support multi-cloud backup, protection for applications, databases, and virtual machines, end-point user data protection, and disaster recovery.

Commvault provides support for backup and recovery of files, applications, databases, hypervisors, and a variety of popular cloud storage options, including Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. Modalities can be cloud or multi-cloud, on-premises or cloud-only workloads.

Key Features

Cloud Backup and Recovery Options

  • Complete backup and recovery across files, applications, databases, virtual machines
  • Archiving for files and virtual machines
  • Encryption of data in flight and at rest
  • Compress and deduplicate data for moving workloads
  • Disaster recovery
  • Hardware snapshot management
  • Replication and virtual machine incremental replication
  • Backup operational reporting through Commvault Command Center
  • File sharing
  • Comprehensive view of data storage locations: on-premises data centers, public, and private clouds
  • Consistent service level agreements for hybrid IT environments
  • IT agility from tested data management practices
  • Policy control management for cloud and on-premises workloads
Categories:  Archiving,  Data Center Backup

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