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Dell EMC NetWorker Valuable Features

AK
Consultant, Backup Systems at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees

The GUI is user-friendly.

The performance is improving. It used to be that NetWorker's performance was not very good but after integration with Data Domain, and after they switched to a quality-based network solution, the performance increased.

Over the past five to six years, the speed that NetWorker connects between networks and servers has improved. It used to take a long time.

We are using DD Boost and it is helpful.

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FA
Systems Administrator Team Leader at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees

Although Dell EMC NetWorker is a little bit more complex to combine with other products, it is really a very strong product. It became stronger when we started doing backups to disks instead of to data simulators when we import the Data Domain. The solution became stronger because the backup to disks is faster and the duplication ratios and compression are very high so it will save lots of space at this storage size. The granularity of the Exchange Servers is very good.

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CTO at New Horizon Computers

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.

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CTO at New Horizon Computers

Dell EMC NetWorker is a very solid Backup software. It is the oldest backup software from EMC. It comes from Dell EMC's legacy.

The most valuable feature of NetWorker is the wide spectrum of available plugins for each and every software you can back up. For example, SAP, SAP S/4HANA, Oracle, and AIX.

Networker is very good backup software. It always provides you with incremental backups.

When you reach out to your maximum license availability, or you exceed your license limit, NetWorker never stops doing your backups.

With one terabyte of a license, you can back up a hundred terabytes of data back up. They never stop doing that. We always need to follow a fixed software but some customers have an overcapacity license, and they are happy about this feature.

It has a rich set of features.

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ST
Sr. Area Technical Manager at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees

The GUI is the best feature. It's very good and easy to use.

It is very easy to manage and easy to configure the backup.

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TL
Presales Technical Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees

The solution has a longer lifespan. The customer doesn't have to change their solution and upgrade every four years. It's much better for the customer to have a stable piece of software that has a lifespan of maybe ten years or more.

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Administrative at a university with 51-200 employees

The backup capabilities and the automatization of the backup - along with the potential to make the back up on a virtual machine - are the solution's most valuable aspects. 

It's not just about making a backup on a file level. It's about backing up the entire machine all at once that's very useful for us.

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Solution Architect & Technical Team Lead at NDS

This is a very precise and simple solution which is a great feature. It's also very stable and straightforward if you follow the documentation. 

This is a good solution and I can't think of any additional features they could include. I went for NetWorker because it's a good physical as well as virtual environment, and the best possible solution compared to the other products on the market. The others are also good but I like NetWorker better. 

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IT Specialist at a university with 10,001+ employees

Storage-wise, EMC is user-friendly.

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Senior Storage Engineer at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees

Data domain is the best feature in this solution. I think that this application was better when it was a backup window for a huge number of VMs. 

Networker with Data Domain  has a great value in integration with VMware regarding the enhanced backup window and high value of deduplication and capacity saving we can get with this setup especially in case of protecting high number of VMs.

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head of presales at a integrator with 11-50 employees

It's a good product that can be integrated easily with the Data domain. 

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IF
Chief Financial Officer at a tech services company with 201-500 employees

With NetWorker, I'm still trying to use it more now, as I wasn't so much in the past.

I like how easily I am able to recognize the labels, the barcodes on the tape. With NetWorker, once you know your tapes and you have your record of them, you should be able to identify them easily.

The updated graphical interface is better than it used to be.

The initial setup is very straightforward. 

The solution is very stable.

We find the product to be scalable. 

Technical support is very helpful.

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User at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees

It's easy to use.

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RV
Technical Consultant at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees

It can support many different versions, both newer and older.

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SA
Senior Solutions Sales Consultant at a computer software company with 201-500 employees

The most valuable feature is NetWorker's integration with the data domain that transfers the data directly into the Dell appliance, so the data doesn't need to pass through the network. NetWorker acts like a pipe, allowing the data to flow directly from the database or the VMware environment to the data domain. 

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RS
Senior Account Manager at a tech services company with 51-200 employees

The solution is very user-friendly. After setting up five machines for our customers we teach them how to set up the agent and start doing their backups. It is very easy for them once they see how to do it, they like to do it on their own.

Dell EMC NetWorker is a complete solution, providing end-to-end, disk to disk to tape backup features, which makes it more suitable for customers here in Oman.

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MT
Data Protection Specialist at a computer software company with 10,001+ employees

It has the ability to support all kinds of backups. It can be used to back up databases, operating systems, virtual machines, Lotus Notes, and Exchange. It can also do remote image backups for remote sites.

It integrates and works with Data Domain. It is an enterprise-class product that can be used for anything and everything across multiple sites and locations. It is also very scalable.

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AA
Modern Data Center and Cloud Engineer II at a tech services company with 51-200 employees

The interface is user-friendly and can be used by the end-users.

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BO
Enterprise Storage Management and UNIX System Administration at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees

Deduplication is the most valuable feature of this solution.

It is very intuitive and easy to use.

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AK
Senior Infrastructure Consultant at FORUM INTERNATIONAL

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. 

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User at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees

The support for legacy products is very good.

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SC
System Administrator at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees

Dell EMC NetWorker integrates well with our domain and the performance is quite good on-premise. We receive approximately 1 terabyte within one hour.

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AM
System Engineer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees

It is the best umbrella, serving the best applications.

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Storback at storback

NetWorker is fast and reliable. 

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Learn what your peers think about Dell EMC NetWorker. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: January 2022.
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