Why switch?

Dell Rapid Recovery (formerly AppAssure) users, searching for better alternatives, are switching to Veeam because they want a dependable solution designed specifically for virtualization with less resource overhead. Instead of the potentially problematic agent management and restore issues associated with Rapid Recovery’s approach, Veeam offers a solid, reliable and scalable solution. Join the light side and see what former Rapid Recovery customers are raving about. Switch to Veeam today!

Dell Rapid Recovery vs Veeam:

Five reasons to switch to Veeam Availability Suite

1. Availability beats legacy backup

A legacy application, AppAssure was created with one idea in mind: To sell you as many agents as possible. Dell’s rebranded Rapid Recovery has been retrofitted to work with virtualization, but continues to require agents for meaningful application consistent backup and restore. Switch to an Availability solution that was built for virtualization from day one and provides agentless backup and recovery, native VM replication, multi-hypervisor support and more.

2. High-speed recovery

Rapid Recovery, one of Dell's many acquired backup products, has one thing in common with its siblings: Lack of recovery options. With complete Instant VM Recovery®, Veeam Explorer™ for Storage Snapshots, and 50+ restore scenarios from one agentless, image-level backup, Veeam's recovery options are unrivaled.

3. Data loss avoidance

Dell Rapid Recovery offers backup—and only backup. Backups are great for restoring small amounts of data but protecting and recovering an entire data center requires a different approach. Veeam has offered 2-in-1 Backup and Replication™ since v1 while Dell Rapid Recovery doesn’t offer the advanced tools needed to complete a business continuity and disaster recovery plan.

4. Verified recoverability

Customers say that unadvanced backup products like Dell Rapid Recovery do not meet their needs, and belong to the solutions of yester-year. The automation capabilities of Veeam's SureBackup® and SureReplica technologies allow your organization to ensure that every VM is tested for recoverability, every time.

5. Confidence in your future

Dell and EMC’s merger is based on strategic, hardware and software related synergies, not because of software solution sets. It is hard to know what will happen after the dust settles, but one thing is for sure, backup products are likely to be on the back burner for quite some time.

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Five technical differentiators

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Agentless, all-in-one image-based backup, replication, monitoring and capacity planning
Dell AppAssure
Automatically verify the recoverability of every backup, every virtual machine (VM), every time.
Dell AppAssure
Agentless recovery for AD, Exchange, SharePoint, SQL and Oracle
Dell AppAssure
Agentless backup and recovery from storage snapshots
Dell AppAssure
Built-in WAN Acceleration
Dell AppAssure

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