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"The updated graphical interface is better than it used to be.""Deduplication is the most valuable feature of this solution.""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.""If it's set up the right way, it's a stable product.""Storage-wise, EMC is user-friendly.""Technical support is good.""The solution offers compatibility with many types of database systems. It is one of the largest backup solutions. Additionally, it gives important information about data domain systems with deduplication.""This solution is very stable."

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"One of the features I find most valuable, is the good technical support.""The speed and the ease of the initial setup are both good. It is not complex."

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"The initial setup is complex.""The solution could improve by having more integration.""They need more support for image backups.""I would like to see better support for the container systems, and we would like to see more support for image backups instead of pure file backups.""The user interface is hard to use, it should be simplified. There are a lot of web-based management interfaces which they should consider.""Support is definitely an area of concern because of the time it takes to resolve our issues.""I would like to see the user interface improved, more documentation, faster support, and it could be easier to configure.""The data storage capabilities should be improved."

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"The interface and documentation need to improve.""The product has to be more mature, like to be another six to eight months on the market. A lot of maturity needs to be incorporated."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "If you purchase Avamar, NetWorker is free with Avamar, for one terabyte license capacity."
  • "It is excellent from the pricing point of view. It is free with Data Protection Suite. Similarly, when you purchase Avamar, Dell EMC NetWorker is free with one terabyte license capacity. Its price is very competitive."
  • "The price is a little on the high side, but it's reliable and provides a good service."
  • "It is not very expensive and not very cheap."
  • "They are not cheap."
  • "Licensing is based on the number of terabytes, so you need to purchase packages."
  • "There is a licensing fee."
  • "We do need to purchase a license, but sometimes, it comes as a part of the Dell Data Protection Suite (DPS). It has a capacity-based licensing."
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    Overview
    EMC NetWorker backup and recovery software centralizes, automates, and accelerates data backup and recovery across your IT environment. NetWorker delivers record-breaking performance and a wide range of data protection options to safeguard your critical business data.
    Dell EMC ProtectPoint technology provides up to 20x faster, more efficient backup and 10x faster recovery while eliminating the backup impact on application servers. By integrating primary storage and industry leading protection storage, ProtectPoint reduces cost and complexity by eliminating traditional backup applications while still providing the benefits of native backups. Overall, ProtectPoint provides the performance of snapshots with the functionality of backups.
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    Secure-24, Riverside Health System, Shriners, Panatonni, Qatar Islamic Bank, Eurosport
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    Financial Services Firm26%
    Computer Software Company13%
    Healthcare Company9%
    Comms Service Provider9%
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    Computer Software Company32%
    Comms Service Provider18%
    Government8%
    Financial Services Firm8%
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    Computer Software Company42%
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    Government8%
    Healthcare Company6%
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    Midsize Enterprise25%
    Large Enterprise45%
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    Find out what your peers are saying about Dell EMC NetWorker vs. Dell EMC ProtectPoint and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
    563,780 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Dell EMC NetWorker is ranked 14th in Backup and Recovery Software with 28 reviews while Dell EMC ProtectPoint is ranked 48th in Backup and Recovery Software with 2 reviews. Dell EMC NetWorker is rated 7.8, while Dell EMC ProtectPoint is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Dell EMC NetWorker writes "User-friendly GUI and fast support, but container support should be improved". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Dell EMC ProtectPoint writes "The programs are excellent and the technical support is very good". Dell EMC NetWorker is most compared with Dell EMC Avamar, Veritas NetBackup, Veeam Backup & Replication, Commvault and Veritas Backup Exec, whereas Dell EMC ProtectPoint is most compared with Zerto, Quest Rapid Recovery, Dell EMC PowerProtect Data Manager, Dell EMC Avamar and Commvault. See our Dell EMC NetWorker vs. Dell EMC ProtectPoint report.

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