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ITComparison.com Names PHD Virtual Backup and Replication as Clear Winner on Cost and Best Value for VMware Infrastructure

PHD Virtual Technologies, a pioneer in virtual machine backup and recovery, and innovator of virtualization monitoring solutions, announced today that ITComparison.com,  an unbiased IT comparison site offering competitive information about hardware, software, virtualization and other products, recently published the latest results of a side-by-side comparison of PHD Virtual Backup & Replication 6.0 and Veeam Backup & Replication 6.1. Get PHDVB v6.0 for 15 Days Click Here

The article looked at various questions as its basis for building a comparison chart. Queries considered were the following:

  • How does Veeam Backup compare to PHD Virtual Backup?
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of PHD Virtual and Veeam Replication Software
  • What is better PHD Virtual or Veeam Backup & Replication? How?
  • Independent unbiased comparison of Veeam Backup & Replication vs PHD Virtual Backup & Replication

Although both products performed extremely well, there were some PHD Virtual advantages that the comparison pointed out for those considering building backup or disaster recovery into their current Virtual infrastructure. Some key comments from the posted comparison are listed below:

On Installation and Ease of Use: "We give PHD Virtual an extra point for deploying their software as a virtual appliance, unlike Veeam who kept up with the traditional install. We believe installing such applications as an appliance is more future looking than the traditional method as it has easy installation and management as well as cuts the OS licensing cost."

On Data Encryption and Secure Replication: "For those environments where security is top priority and backup data must be encrypted at all stages, PHD Virtual Backup & Replication is the battle winner."

On Cost: "It seems PHD Virtual Backup & Replication is the winner on cost with a lower price for hosts equipped with 2 CPUs or more. If you have those enterprise hosts in your environment, then PHD Virtual might be a much more cost effective [solution] in your case."

PHD recently launched its PHD Virtual Backup 6.0 which features faster backup and replication with optimized performance against any type of storage target, including cloud gateway devices. Customers gain the advantages of application aware backups and encrypted data protection along with functionality that helps demonstrate compliance with policies and regulations to pass internal and external security audits.

PHD Virtual Backup 6.0 also incorporates more savvy recovery methods that minimize downtime for even the smallest customers that cannot leverage replication.

Published Tuesday, October 02, 2012 9:53 AM by David Marshall
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