Dell EMC Avamar Reviews

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Brian Munn | TrustRadius Reviewer
July 25, 2019

Enterprise Level Backup Solution

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The system overall is easy to monitor and see your backup/restore status. The user interface could use updating as it relies on Java and any updates to Java cause the interface to stop working need to be reinstalled.
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Feature Scorecard Summary

Universal recovery (17)
Live recovery (16)
Recovery verification (14)
Business application protection (14)
Multiple backup destinations (17)
Incremental backup identification (18)
Backup to the cloud (8)
Deduplication and file compression (19)
Snapshots (13)
Flexible deployment (9)
Management dashboard (10)
Platform support (12)
Retention options (12)
Encryption (11)

About Dell EMC Avamar

Dell EMC Avamar is a hardware and software data backup and deduplication product. It provides protection and recovery through a complete software and hardware solution when paired with Dell EMC Data Domain for virtual environments, remote offices, enterprise apps, NAS servers, and desktops/laptops.

Dell EMC Avamar enables backup and recovery by reducing the size of backup data at the client–before it’s transferred across the network and stored. Avamar's variable-length deduplication reduces network traffic by only sending unique blocks, compressed and encrypted over local area networks (LANs) or wide area networks (WANs). Blocks that were previously stored are never backed up again.

Deployment Options

Avamar Data Store – According to Dell, Avamar Data Store is the easiest and fastest way to deploy this solution. It combines a Dell EMC-certified purpose-built backup appliance and Avamar deduplication backup and recovery software in a fully integrated, scalable, prepackaged solution.

Avamar Business Edition –Dell EMC Avamar Business is a deduplicated backup solution designed for midmarket companies, featuring simplified management, making it ideal for organizations with limited IT resources.

Avamar Virtual Edition – Avamar deduplication backup software and virtual appliances deployed in AWS, Azure, and VMware Cloud on AWS.

Integration with Dell EMC Data Domain deduplication storage systems – Utilize Avamar with Data Domain devices sold directly through Dell

Dell EMC Avamar Pricing

  • Does not have featureFree Trial Available?No
  • Does not have featureFree or Freemium Version Available?No
  • Does not have featurePremium Consulting/Integration Services Available?No
  • Entry-level set up fee?Optional

Dell EMC Avamar Technical Details

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