Replace your DL for an Excepta® EQ appliance



Your Dell DL appliance will run out of support soon. The Excepta EQ-series is the Quest certified replacement appliance, designed for Security and Continuity.

Save Money

Reduce operational costs and maximize value by renewing your back-up Rapid Recovery license instead of purchasing a new license

Scale Up

Easily manage appliances at multiple locations and extend storage in the Cloud or on-premises

Be Safe

With malware free back-up and Multi-Factor Authentication

Rely On

Build for high speed recovery

Safe Time

Easy migration and management. Rack, stack, connect and go

Do you want to know how you can benefit from the EQ-series, with the newest innovations in back-up and security, based on your current environment? Get your free scan and advise from our technical experts today!

EQ-series features


  • Free Multi-Factor Authentication
  • Free Ransomware Detection
  • Free 3 months monitoring


  • Implementation services
  • Migration services
  • Subscription model available
  • Replication to the Excepta Cloud


  • Microsoft 365 backup integration
  • Google G-Suite backup integration
  • Monitoring & Alerting integration
  • Archiving support to tape or VTL
  • Integrated replication 
  • Build-in firewall technology
John O'Boyle

The founders of Excepta have a proven track record of delivering innovative solutions that address the backup and recovery challenges customers face today. The company’s new range of appliances is another great example of their ability to identify an opportunity to further simplify IT and data protection processes for customers. This combination of software and hardware delivered in a purpose-built, pre-configured package is a compelling proposition for customers and partners.

John O’Boyle – Direct Sales EMEA
Quest software Inc

Willem Hendrik Berkhof

Excepta is characterized by the high service level. If emergencies occur, they are immediately ready to help.

Willem Hendrik Berkhof – Director

Andre Gillet

“In these times a back-up hack is the new threat! Now with the Excepta appliances I have peace of mind and can focus on my other activities. These guys are also extremely knowledgeable of the back-up software and made my migration so easy. We saved cost and time with this replacement and got so much additional functionalities in return”

André Gillet – CIO
Association Arend & Fischback, Luxembourg

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EQ-series features


COMPARE appliance functionalities

Security by design

Threat Dectection

Multi-Factor Authentication

*Build in Firewall technology

Designed for specific workloads

Hybrid storage options

All HDD types support

Branch office Appliances

Appliances for all business sizes

Support for Quest Data Protection 

Support for Microsoft 365 and Google G-suite

Support for Active Directory

Support for tape infrastructure

Dual node Appliances


EQ series


DL and DR



More information about Excepta appliances


Excepta BV and Quest Software Inc partnered for worldwide distribution of appliances. Under the terms of the agreement, Excepta builds and delivers dedicated appliances with pre-installed Quest data protection software. With unique add-ons and security features the partnership offers the market the best combination of hard- and software to address customers’ toughest back-up and recovery challenges.

Quest and Excepta share the same technological vision and drive to secure IT-continuity. we already work with Quest over 15 years in close cooperation with the development department, developing new features and suggesting innovative solutions. This gained knowledge and experience, combined with today’s data security challenges, resulted in the innovative Excepta EQ-series appliances. We continue co-creating new appliances to serve the market in their IT-continuity and security needs.”

With an ingenious safety shield protecting your business data Excepta guarantees that in an emergency situation your data will be available again, without exceptions. One thing is certain, it will go wrong once, but when it does Excepta ensures you can continue to work without headaches.

Excepta is not just another system builder or hardware vendor. We distinguish ourselves through in-depth knowledge of the software and addressing the challenges of the future in todays’ solutions.

For more information about Excepta and the EQ-series appliances visit or call +31(0)85 065 3255