TechValidate Research on Quest Data Protection

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4,395 Customers Surveyed

37,079 Data Points Collected

681 Published TechFacts

83 Published Charts

370 Published Case Studies

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Quest Data Protection Customer Testimonial

How has Quest Data Protection made you a hero?

Many times this year. I lost my Fileserver two months ago. It took two days to get it back, and if I had not has Netvault, I would have lost my head.

Danilo Mota, IT Professional, CCZ*WOW

Recovery Time Objectives for IT Organizations

70% of surveyed IT organizations have an average SQL Server Recovery Time Objective (RTO) of 2-4 hours or less.


Case Study: MedTech Angola.Com – saved more than $100K switching from EMC


This case study of is based on a January 2016 survey of Quest Data Protection customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.


  • Faces the following data protection challenges:
    • Moving to the next generation of data protection

Use Case

  • Uses the following Quest Data Protection solutions:
    • NetVault Backup
    • Backup & Disaster Recovery Suite
  • Used the following backup and recovery solutions prior to switching to Quest:
    • EMC


  • Reduced the time per week spent monitoring and managing data protection by 1 to 4 hours
  • Has an environment that is more than 10x faster now
  • Has benefited in the following ways by using Quest Data Protection solutions:
    • Become more responsive to customer requirements
  • Saved more than $100,000 since they purchased Quest Data Protection solutions.

Challenges with using HP

Prior to deploying Quest Data Protection, what types of challenges did your organization experience?

Poor or slow backup performance
Unreliable or slow recoveries
Solution that didn’t meet our needs
Costly solution
Time-consuming processes and management

Top 3 Challenges Solved by the DR4x00

What were the challenges/problems you were experiencing before implementing the DR4x00?

Growth of data and VMs led to overly complex backup strategy with high storage costs
Failed to complete backups within available time tables
Unreliable or slow recovery of backup data

Case Study: Educational Institution


This case study of a educational institution is based on a October 2012 survey of NetVault customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“NetVault is the core of our backup/recovery solution. It is easy to deploy and has been very dependable when recovering data.”


  • Addressed following challenges prior to deploying NetVault:
    • Costly support and upgrades
    • Poor backup/recovery performance
    • Unreliable recoveries

Use Case

  • Uses the following NetVault products:
    • NetVault Backup
    • NetVault SmartDisk
  • Installed NetVault with internal resources.
  • Spends 1 to 2 hours per week monitoring and managing NetVault.
  • Currently protects 10 to 25 TBs of data.


  • Is very satisfied with NetVault.
  • Installed the software and configured their first backup in 1 to 3 hours.
  • Would recommend NetVault to other organizations for the following reasons:
    • Ease of use
    • Reliability
    • Features & functionality
    • Great value for the price

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About Quest Data Protection

Quest's data protection software simplifies backup and recovery with a complete and integrated solution, spanning virtual, physical and application environments.

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