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IBM Spectrum Alternatives & Competitors

(54)3.9 out of 5

Looking for alternatives to IBM Spectrum Protect? Tons of people want Server Backup Software to help with disaster recovery and storage formats. What's difficult is finding out whether or not the software you choose is right for you. We have compiled a list of Server Backup Software that reviewers voted best overall compared to IBM Spectrum Protect. Based on reviewer data you can see how IBM Spectrum Protect stacks up to the competition, check reviews from current & previous users, and find the best fit for your business. Veeam Backup & Replication, Veritas NetBackup, Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery, and EMC NetWorker are the most popular alternatives and competitors to IBM Spectrum Protect.

Top Alternatives to IBM Spectrum Protect

  • Veeam Backup & Replication
  • Veritas NetBackup
  • Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery
  • EMC NetWorker
  • EMC Avamar

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to IBM Spectrum Protect

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  1. Veeam Backup & Replication

    (234)4.6 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    Built to create backups of vSphere and Hyper-V virtual machines. Offers image-based VM replication, instant VM and file-level recovery.

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  2. Built to create backups of vSphere and Hyper-V virtual machines. Offers image-based VM replication, instant VM and file-level recovery.

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    Victor V.
    VV
    Veeam design for non technical can operation system. with veeam backup, we do not lost more time for system. Use Veeam Backup & Replication to protect up to 10 VMs, cloud instances, physical...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Spectrum Protect, Veeam Backup & Replication is:

    More usable
    Easier to admin
    Easier to set up
    #2
    #2
  3. Veritas NetBackup

    (95)3.9 out of 5

    NetBackup with V-Ray unifies backup, deduplication, replication, snapshots, and appliances with support for VMware and Hyper-V in a single product.

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  4. NetBackup with V-Ray unifies backup, deduplication, replication, snapshots, and appliances with support for VMware and Hyper-V in a single product.

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    CI
    NetBackup is the most robust and feature-full enterprise backups software on the market. There is no other backup software that can backup such a diverse level of data sets and clients on so many...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Spectrum Protect, Veritas NetBackup is:

    More usable
    Easier to admin
    Easier to do business with
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    #3
    #3
  5. Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery

    (61)4.1 out of 5

    Enterprise backup & recovery, data management, data deduplication, archiving, eDiscovery software. Data protection on-premises & in the cloud. Tweets by JCA

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  6. Enterprise backup & recovery, data management, data deduplication, archiving, eDiscovery software. Data protection on-premises & in the cloud. Tweets by JCA

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    Mike S.
    MS
    The fact you can get it in an all-in-one appliance from STORServer makes it more appealing. The intuitive CommCell management console is easy to use for configuration and status review. There...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Spectrum Protect, Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery is:

    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
    Better at meeting requirements
    #4
    #4
  7. EMC NetWorker

    (40)3.7 out of 5

    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.

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  8. 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.

    Categories in common with IBM Spectrum:

    AI
    Multi application / platform support especially with legacy applications and less widespread platforms. We are able to protect all our applications including, but not limited to : Informix, MySQL,...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Spectrum Protect, EMC NetWorker is:

    More usable
    Easier to admin
    Easier to set up
    #5
    #5
  9. EMC Avamar

    (37)3.9 out of 5

    EMC Avamar: Fast, efficient backup and recovery through a complete software and hardware solution. Equipped with integrated variable-length deduplication technology, Avamar facilitates fast, daily full backups for virtual environments, remote offices, enterprise applications, network-attached storage (NAS) servers, and desktops/laptops.

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  10. EMC Avamar: Fast, efficient backup and recovery through a complete software and hardware solution. Equipped with integrated variable-length deduplication technology, Avamar facilitates fast, daily full backups for virtual environments, remote offices, enterprise applications, network-attached storage (NAS) servers, and desktops/laptops.

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    UI
    Integration with Data Domain is the best way to use it.

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Spectrum Protect, EMC Avamar is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to admin
    Better at support
    #6
    #6
  11. NetApp Backup and Recovery

    (31)4.0 out of 5

    NetApp core Snapshot™ and disk-to-disk replication technologies help you modernize backup and recovery, adapt to data growth and virtualization, and streamline management of terabytes to petabytes of data.

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  12. NetApp core Snapshot™ and disk-to-disk replication technologies help you modernize backup and recovery, adapt to data growth and virtualization, and streamline management of terabytes to petabytes of data.

    Categories in common with IBM Spectrum:

    CB
    --Netapp provides excellent Customer support from Start to finish! In my opinion, the best of all the storage vendors. Their hardware and software is very reliable and easy to...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Spectrum Protect, NetApp Backup and Recovery is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to do business with
    More usable
    #7
    #7
  13. Acronis Cyber Backup

    (584)4.3 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    Acronis Cyber Backup is the world’s easiest and fastest backup solution for all your data, whether it is located on-premises, in remote systems, in private and public clouds, or on mobile devices.

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  14. Acronis Cyber Backup is the world’s easiest and fastest backup solution for all your data, whether it is located on-premises, in remote systems, in private and public clouds, or on mobile devices.

    Categories in common with IBM Spectrum:

    Azami  S.
    AS
    Acronis Cyber Backup is a great ally when it comes to protection, security and data protection. Backups are a fundamental part of preventive security, when you have software like Acronis Cyber...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Spectrum Protect, Acronis Cyber Backup is:

    Easier to set up
    More usable
    Easier to admin
    #8
    #8
  15. Veritas Backup Exec

    (113)3.7 out of 5

    Backup Exec is one integrated product that protects virtual and physical environments, simplifies both backup and disaster recovery, and offers unmatched recovery capabilities

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  16. Backup Exec is one integrated product that protects virtual and physical environments, simplifies both backup and disaster recovery, and offers unmatched recovery capabilities

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    GS
    Simplicity and easy to install and protect data backups.

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Spectrum Protect, Veritas Backup Exec is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    More usable
    #9
    #9
  17. Azure Backup

    (26)4.4 out of 5

    Azure Backup is the Azure-based service you can use to back up (or protect) and restore your data in the Microsoft cloud. Azure Backup allows you to back up the data for on-premises servers, virtual machines, virtualized workloads, SQL server, SharePoint server, and more.

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  18. Azure Backup is the Azure-based service you can use to back up (or protect) and restore your data in the Microsoft cloud. Azure Backup allows you to back up the data for on-premises servers, virtual machines, virtualized workloads, SQL server, SharePoint server, and more.

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    AL
    Easily VMs backup/restore. Different way to restore data. Full restore, disk restore and volume mount in local PC. You can integrate Azure Backup with you local DPM.

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Spectrum Protect, Azure Backup is:

    More usable
    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    #10
    #10
  19. Asigra Cloud Backup

    (81)4.2 out of 5

    Asigra Cloud Backup™ is an enterprise-class backup and recovery software solution that provides a single, integrated approach to data protection.

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  20. Asigra Cloud Backup™ is an enterprise-class backup and recovery software solution that provides a single, integrated approach to data protection.

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    Jeremy W.
    JW
    Having used Asigra for over 15 years I know that if it's been set up correctly by an experienced trained engineer then it will restore what you have backed up and restore is the key to any backup...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Spectrum Protect, Asigra Cloud Backup is:

    Easier to do business with
    More usable
    Better at support
    #11
    #11
  21. MSP360

    (327)4.5 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    Cross-platform cloud backup software with file system, image-based backup with SQL Server, MS Exchange support, built for cloud storage: Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Storage,

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  22. Cross-platform cloud backup software with file system, image-based backup with SQL Server, MS Exchange support, built for cloud storage: Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Storage,

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    Ryan B.
    RB
    The user interface is fantastic and is very easy to navigate around. It makes it very easy to select which files and folders need to be backed up. I like that it supports more cloud providers than...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Spectrum Protect, MSP360 is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    More usable
    #12
    #12
  23. Rubrik

    (36)4.6 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    Rubrik offers live data access for recovery and application development by fusing enterprise data management with web-scale IT.

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  24. Rubrik offers live data access for recovery and application development by fusing enterprise data management with web-scale IT.

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    AL
    The quick setup to get the product to work as well as the painless steps to get software updates. Support is great if you have a question or have a problem. The footprint in a 2U box is great to...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Spectrum Protect, Rubrik is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to set up
    More usable
    #13
    #13
  25. Altaro VM Backup

    (138)4.7 out of 5

    Altaro VM Backup (formerly known as Altaro Hyper-V Backup) is an easy to use backup software solution to back up and restore both Hyper-V and VMware-based virtual machines. Eliminate hassle and headaches with an easy-to-use interface, straightforward setup and a backup solution that gets the job done every time.

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  26. Altaro VM Backup (formerly known as Altaro Hyper-V Backup) is an easy to use backup software solution to back up and restore both Hyper-V and VMware-based virtual machines. Eliminate hassle and headaches with an easy-to-use interface, straightforward setup and a backup solution that gets the job done every time.

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    Jumana H.
    JH
    In addition to the simplicity of the product, I liked many more features in Altaro; such as, CDP ( Continuous Data Protection) in this feature there is no way to lose you data because your machines...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Spectrum Protect, Altaro VM Backup is:

    Easier to set up
    More usable
    Easier to admin
    #14
    #14
  27. SolarWinds Backup

    (194)4.3 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    SolarWinds Backup is a cloud-first backup service designed for data protection of servers, workstations, critical business documents, and Office 365 Exchange services, all managed from a centralized web-based dashboard.

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  28. SolarWinds Backup is a cloud-first backup service designed for data protection of servers, workstations, critical business documents, and Office 365 Exchange services, all managed from a centralized web-based dashboard.

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    André Z.
    AZ
    The backups are fast and the deduplication works very well. I have very little effort required to set up workstations or servers and maintaining is fast.

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Spectrum Protect, SolarWinds Backup is:

    Easier to set up
    More usable
    Easier to admin
    #15
    #15
  29. Arcserve UDP

    (122)4.2 out of 5

    Reliable, all-in-one disaster recovery and backup for cloud, virtual and physical workloads.

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  30. Reliable, all-in-one disaster recovery and backup for cloud, virtual and physical workloads.

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    Ivan T.
    IT
    I think i'm using arcserve UDP everyday, on all my customer i install UDP to protect server, vm, or client from dataloss or data corruption. Sometimes UDP save me from Distater, and i can restore...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Spectrum Protect, Arcserve UDP is:

    Easier to admin
    More usable
    Easier to set up
    #16
    #16
  31. NAKIVO Backup & Replication

    (202)4.7 out of 5

    NAKIVO Backup & Replication offers a complete data protection feature set, including local and offsite VM backup and replication, support for live applications & databases, instant VM, file, and application objects recovery, backup copy jobs, screenshot verification for backups and replicas, global data deduplication and compression, Web interface, AES-256 encryption, advanced reporting, and other features.

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  32. NAKIVO Backup & Replication offers a complete data protection feature set, including local and offsite VM backup and replication, support for live applications & databases, instant VM, file, and application objects recovery, backup copy jobs, screenshot verification for backups and replicas, global data deduplication and compression, Web interface, AES-256 encryption, advanced reporting, and other features.

    Categories in common with IBM Spectrum:

    AI
    1) Ease of use I installed Nakivo on my Synology NAS for backing up guest on my ESX host. Installation was super easy and the GUI is very easy to understand. CBT works great for incrementral...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Spectrum Protect, NAKIVO Backup & Replication is:

    Easier to set up
    More usable
    Easier to admin
    #17
    #17
  33. Unitrends DRaaS

    (114)4.2 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    Protects by bridging virtual, physical, and cloud. Unitrends has provided next-generation enterprise-class data protection to thousands of customers.

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  34. Protects by bridging virtual, physical, and cloud. Unitrends has provided next-generation enterprise-class data protection to thousands of customers.

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    Kristian H. L.
    KL
    I can make this solution fit any backup need and it is still simple to operate and manage. Regardless if I need to have off-site copies, want to have validated and testet backups, need wan...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Spectrum Protect, Unitrends DRaaS is:

    More usable
    Easier to admin
    Easier to set up
    #18
    #18
  35. Acronis Cyber Backup Cloud for Service Providers

    (98)4.7 out of 5

    Acronis Cyber Backup Cloud for Service Providers is a hybrid cloud backup solution for service providers that protects any virtual, physical, and cloud environment, and lets you quickly realize incremental revenues with zero upfront costs and a pay-as-you-go business model.

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  36. Acronis Cyber Backup Cloud for Service Providers is a hybrid cloud backup solution for service providers that protects any virtual, physical, and cloud environment, and lets you quickly realize incremental revenues with zero upfront costs and a pay-as-you-go business model.

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    MS
    Acronis Backup Cloud service provider platform Cyber protect launch and Awesome Event in Miami Personalized Account Manager day to day support for service providers, in our case (Olga...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Spectrum Protect, Acronis Cyber Backup Cloud for Service Providers is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    More usable
    #19
    #19
  37. Vembu BDR Suite

    (88)4.2 out of 5

    Supports Agentless VMware vSphere Image Backup, Advanced Microsoft Hyper-V Image Backup and Physical Machine Disk Image Backup with application aware options enabled.

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  38. Supports Agentless VMware vSphere Image Backup, Advanced Microsoft Hyper-V Image Backup and Physical Machine Disk Image Backup with application aware options enabled.

    Categories in common with IBM Spectrum:

    CA
    Easy to use and setup Suport for AD, Windows server, Hyper-V and VMWare, pc's No performance impact Superb support

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Spectrum Protect, Vembu BDR Suite is:

    More usable
    Easier to admin
    Easier to set up
    #20
    #20
  39. Datto SIRIS

    (32)4.3 out of 5

    Datto SIRIS 2 is a complete family of enterprise business continuity solutions, available in both physical and virtual platforms, built from the ground up, for businesses of every size.

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  40. Datto SIRIS 2 is a complete family of enterprise business continuity solutions, available in both physical and virtual platforms, built from the ground up, for businesses of every size.

    Categories in common with IBM Spectrum:

    Jimena J.
    JJ
    It covers all information held in the cloud and in the server, so we know it's always safe. The PSA part of the tool is fantastic as well. Although this feature should not fully substitute manual...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Spectrum Protect, Datto SIRIS is:

    Easier to set up
    More usable
    Easier to admin