"After linking a cloud subscription, like Azure for example (AWS and Google are also supported), you can "spin" a VM onto the cloud from any backup snapshot."
"The enterprise search and instant restore are pretty valuable. Also, the Helios stuff is pretty good and the SAS engine for ransom malware detection."
"Its most valuable feature is its ransomware protection, so it has immutable backups."
"The most valuable features are the rapid VM restores and the ability to quickly find files and download them directly to my desktop so that I can put them where I need them to be."
"One of the most valuable features is the restore functionality that they offer."
"With instant DR failover using SiteContinuity, we are able to keep our files available no matter the situation."
"I like that Cohesity offers the chance to have data on-premises and on the cloud. All the data is automatically sent to the cloud."
"The ease of use and the GUI have really been most valuable to us. Configuring the system to do what we need is simple and straight forward and a lot of guesswork has been removed. One of my favorite features with Cohesity is Kroll for Exchange item-level recovery. The software is simple to use and fast."
"Storage-wise, EMC is user-friendly."
"The GUI is the best feature. It's very good and easy to use."
"Data domain is a good feature."
"Dell EMC NetWorker is scalable."
"There are no problems in terms of stability."
"NetWorker is fast and reliable."
"The support for legacy products is very good."
"The best feature of Dell EMC NetWorker is its wide spectrum of available plugins for each and every software that you can back up, such as SAP HANA, Oracle, AXI-based machines, or Dell-based machines. Whatever you want to back up, you can do it with Dell EMC NetWorker. It is a very solid backup software. It is the oldest backup software from EMC, and it comes from Dell EMC's legacy."
"The one area where we would like to see additional improvements is with reporting. There are very granular reports from each grid. There are also some built-in reports within Helios (SAS Management Console) that offers basic reporting. However, for complex, large-enterprise environments, a more robust reporting engine that supports detailed audit reporting and enhanced ad hoc reports would be welcome."
"We have had our share of minor bugs over the past two years and a few bigger ones."
"The error handling could be improved."
"The product is still young and is continually improving. There have been a couple of buggy releases in the software that have caused us minor issues, so possibly some better QA before releasing would prove to be useful. We have also been inquiring about new app and functionality via the Marketplace that was teased months back but has yet to come to fruition."
"Many of the reports are basic, at most, and at times we had to open a support ticket to help find or develop a report for our needs."
"We aren't missing any features. In terms of the solution overall, it's so far so good."
"We would love to see direct compatibility with HPE Simplivity, which we also leverage."
"In terms of the product itself, there have been a handful of patches that have had to be applied outside of the GUI via the command line. It's very straightforward and easy and in the same redundant fashion, but not quite as simple as one or two clicks. I'm hoping that will decrease going forward."
"The initial setup is complex."
"The data storage capabilities should be improved."
"There should be more vendors incorporated into the solution."
"The user interface has to be improved"
"I would like to see encryption included in the next release to encrypt the data that we are backing up."
"It is a little buggy at times, which is the only thing that I dislike about this product."
"The price could be cheaper."
"The licensing rules are difficult to navigate and understand."
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Cohesity DataProtect is ranked 5th in Backup and Recovery Software with 27 reviews while Dell EMC NetWorker is ranked 14th in Backup and Recovery Software with 28 reviews. Cohesity DataProtect is rated 9.2, while Dell EMC NetWorker is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of Cohesity DataProtect writes "Simplifies data protection by eliminating legacy backup silos". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Dell EMC NetWorker writes "User-friendly GUI and fast support, but container support should be improved". Cohesity DataProtect is most compared with Rubrik, Veeam Backup & Replication, Commvault, Dell EMC PowerProtect DD (Data Domain) and Azure Backup, whereas Dell EMC NetWorker is most compared with Dell EMC Avamar, Veritas NetBackup, Veeam Backup & Replication, Commvault and IBM Spectrum Protect. See our Cohesity DataProtect vs. Dell EMC NetWorker report.
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