Easy to play with it
July 15, 2022

Easy to play with it

Martin Gappnig | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Review Source

Overall Satisfaction with Micro Focus Data Protector

We use Micro Focus Data Protector for all workloads in our company.
  • Supports all needed applications with a agent.
  • Powerful and perfect to administrate.
  • Easy to use.
  • Better integration for VMware.
  • Also for Hyper V.
  • One License for DP and DP4CW.
  • We have a flexible and perfect working tool for backup and recovery.
We always found help on the support site.

Do you think Micro Focus Data Protector delivers good value for the price?

Yes

Are you happy with Micro Focus Data Protector's feature set?

No

Did Micro Focus Data Protector live up to sales and marketing promises?

Yes

Did implementation of Micro Focus Data Protector go as expected?

Yes

Would you buy Micro Focus Data Protector again?

Yes

The Reporting and Monitoring options should be more useful.
Micro Focus Data Protector helps us to generate perfect services.
It is easy to find the correct license and price.
The best tool for all workloads.

Micro Focus Data Protector Feature Ratings

Universal recovery
10
Instant recovery
10
Business application protection
10
Multiple backup destinations
10
Backup to the cloud
8
Deduplication and file compression
10
Snapshots
10
Flexible deployment
10
Management dashboard
10
Platform support
10
Retention options
10
Encryption
8

Using Micro Focus Data Protector

7 - We have a special Backup-Team.
  • Easy of use.
  • Many Agents for Applications.
  • Perfect for us and our customer.
  • We use it as a basis for our backup service.
  • We want to use this tool for all workloads in the cloud world.
I like this Tool

Evaluating Micro Focus Data Protector and Competitors

Yes - Networker
  • Price
  • Product Features
  • Product Usability
  • Prior Experience with the Product
Perfect for all workloads and very easy to use.
We found the best usability in this product. Also the best pricing.

Micro Focus Data Protector Implementation

The Combination from Micro Focus Data Protector and DP4CW is not the best.
Change management was minimal
  • We found no Problems

Micro Focus Data Protector Training

Configuring Micro Focus Data Protector

We use the Guide on Micro Focus Data Protector's website for the configuration of the parts.
No - there is no facility to customize the interface
No - we have not done any custom code

Micro Focus Data Protector Support

ProsCons
Quick Resolution
Good followup
Knowledgeable team
Problems get solved
Kept well informed
Quick Initial Response
None
Yes, for better support and better contact with the Partner-Manager.
In a DR Case, we found quick help from the experts from MF for Micro Focus Data Protector.

Using Micro Focus Data Protector

ProsCons
Like to use
Relatively simple
Easy to use
Technical support not required
Well integrated
Consistent
Convenient
Feel confident using
Familiar
None
  • Database Backups
  • Restores
  • Hypervisor Backups
  • Functions
  • Single Item Restore for VM's out of the Micro Focus Data Protector GUI.
  • Split for Micro Focus Data Protector and DP4CW.

Micro Focus Data Protector Reliability

We use the tool in different installations and combinations of functions and hardware.
The Reporting-Server and the Reports depend on the settings.

Integrating Micro Focus Data Protector

  • IBM iSeries
  • Snapshots for IBM Storage System
  • File import/export
  • API (e.g. SOAP or REST)
No
Restore Option for SAP HANA, Single Item Restore for HyperV and VMware in the GUi

Relationship with Micro Focus

From the offer to the signature, we were able to quickly and easily clarify all open questions.
We found a very easy communication way.
Support, Price and Partnership

Upgrading Micro Focus Data Protector

Yes - Yes and no
  • New Functions
  • Support for OS-Version and HyperVisor Version.
  • More functions
  • A very simple way to update the cell server and clients.
Yes - Better Support