TechValidate Research on Data Protection

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4,396 Customers Surveyed

37,088 Data Points Collected

681 Published TechFacts

84 Published Charts

370 Published Case Studies

Selected Research Highlights

NetVault Backup Customer Review

5/5 Stars

How our organization uses NetVault Backup:

We use NetVault Backup for backups.

Would you recommend NetVault Backup?

Yes. We recommend using NetVault Backup.

Quest Data Protection Brings ‘Fast’ to former Symantec environments

How much faster would you estimate that your Quest Data Protection solution has made your environment?

More than 10x
5x to 10x
2x to 4x

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Financial Services Company


This case study of a medium enterprise financial services company is based on a July 2013 survey of NetVault customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.


  • Their data has grown by > 100% since deploying NetVault.

Use Case

  • Protects 50 to 100 TB of data with NetVault.
  • Replaced the following backup solutions with NetVault:
    • CA ArcServe


  • Ranked their cost savings with NetVault in the following categories:
    • Software maintenance: 10 to 24%
    • Hardware infrastructure: 10 to 24%
    • Consulting / professional services: 25 to 49%
    • Bandwidth: 10 to 24%
  • Saved 2 to 5 hours performing backup with NetVault compared to previous solutions.
  • Saved 5 to 10 hours performing a restore with NetVault compared to a previous solution.
  • Increased their backup success rate by 10 to 24% with NetVault.
  • Reduced the size of their total backup/archive footprint by 10 to 24% with NetVault.

Quest Data Protection Customer Testimonial

How has Quest Data Protection made you a hero?

Exchange mailbox recovery has saved us more than once!

Brian Crane, IT Administrator, Ignacio School District

Increase Your Backup Success Rate

How much has NetVault increased your backup success rate?

Greater than 75%
50 to 74%
25 to 49%

Quest Software Data Protection Case Study

Queensland Government – Rapid Recovery


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

Easy to learn and use.


The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select Quest Software Data Protection:

  • Replaced the following backup and recovery solutions with Quest:
    • Acronis Back-up Advanced 11.5
  • Purchased Quest Data Protection because of the following challenges with their previous solution:
    • Had slow or incomplete recoveries
    • Produced unpredictable results
    • Was not meeting needs of the business

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Quest Software Data Protection that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Uses the following Quest Data Protection solutions:
    • Rapid Recovery


The surveyed organization achieved the following results with Quest Software Data Protection:

  • Realized the following benefits since implementing their Quest Data Protection solution:
    • Increased productivity while working the same (or fewer) hours
    • Greater responsiveness to needs of the business
    • Better access to data / more data-driven business
    • Peace of mind
  • Spends up to 49% more on innovative work vs. doing administrative tasks
  • Spending time on the following as a result of time saved related to backup and recovery by using their Quest Data Protection solution:
    • Spending more time on the business needs
    • Looking for areas of efficiency within IT
    • Investigating new technologies
  • Considers Quest Data Protection key to their modernization efforts as they transform their legacy environment in response to the digital era.
  • Reports that their applications are up to 74% more available to the business with Quest Data Protection when compared to previous solutions.

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About 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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