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Score 8.6 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

Acronis Advanced Backup (formerly Cyber Backup Cloud)

Acronis Backup Cloud is suited for backing up Windows Servers. Downtime is greatly decreased by using their virtualization options. You will need a Hyper-V enabled computer to virtualize, though, but this can be one of your general-use workstations. A Windows 10 Pro machine with 16 GB of RAM would do it for you.Or, if you have Macs that need to be backed up, you can do that as well. You can grab either full volume images, or files/folders.I can't really think of a scenario that you would not want Acronis Backup Cloud, except pre-Server 2012 OS's, since virtualization isn't supported on those older systems.
Dan Gospe | TrustRadius Reviewer

CTERA Edge X Series

This is all about the selling you a "Device" and prices vary greatly between resellers. The devices work well, but the pure cloud solutions need a lot of work.
Lee Taylor | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Acronis Advanced Backup (formerly Cyber Backup Cloud)

  • Single pane of glass for managing customer tenants
  • Quick and reliable backup recovery
  • Both onsite and offsite backup destinations are supported
Josh Spern | TrustRadius Reviewer

CTERA Edge X Series

  • Standard File Backup
Lee Taylor | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Acronis Advanced Backup (formerly Cyber Backup Cloud)

  • No option for on premises hardware BDR. This means recovery restorations rely on self-supplied hardware performance.
  • License per machine can get costly if large number of computers or servers.
Derek Schroeder | TrustRadius Reviewer

CTERA Edge X Series

  • SQL Backups just don't work reliably. For us, we lost all of our SQL data backed up through the CTERA Application process. Although the logs indicated a success, that was really not the case. This came close to putting us out of business. Luckily I had taken a genuine SQL backup to a folder. Unfortunately it was a month old. We had to pick-up the pieces from there.
  • Don't use it for file sync and share. There are better products out there i.e. anchorworks.com
  • Support sucks. Good luck with response time and answers that are inconsistent between team members. For example I had to rebuild a VM from scratch. When I re-installed the CTERA client It obviously thought I was adding another device. When I inquired to tech support, one member said "copy the old Data folder" (I still had the old VHD. That did not work). The other directed me to the correct spot to just change the associated folder. The turn-around time was over 24 hours for this simple fix.
  • Documentation, plenty of fodder but no real tech there.
Lee Taylor | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Acronis Advanced Backup (formerly Cyber Backup Cloud)

Acronis Advanced Backup (formerly Cyber Backup Cloud) 9.1
Based on 1 answer
The cost savings we realized from moving to this software has us hooked - it does everything we need it to do on a very high level (virtualization, for example) and is very low cost for us.
Dan Gospe | TrustRadius Reviewer

CTERA Edge X Series

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Support Rating

Acronis Advanced Backup (formerly Cyber Backup Cloud)

Acronis Advanced Backup (formerly Cyber Backup Cloud) 8.5
Based on 6 answers
We seldom make use of Acronis support, but when we have they have been brilliant. All our engineers are Acronis certified, if they not able to resolve an issue, we touch base with our local Acronis supplier, Synapsys, who resolve issues 90% of the time.
Gary Fouche | TrustRadius Reviewer

CTERA Edge X Series

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Alternatives Considered

Acronis Advanced Backup (formerly Cyber Backup Cloud)

We went with Acronis Backup Cloud because we're able to backup all platforms, not just PCs. And the price was good when it comes to all those options. It's a hard sell to clients, but when explained properly, the understand the cost of a good solution. It's like having good car insurance.
Rob Rotundo | TrustRadius Reviewer

CTERA Edge X Series

Unfortunately CTERA does not stack up well if you want a pure cloud BDR. I have use iDrive and Asigra. iDrive has similar support and SQL backup issues. Asigra can vary widely in support and price, but the software is solid.
Lee Taylor | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Acronis Advanced Backup (formerly Cyber Backup Cloud)

  • It's been a great investment especially knowing our data is protected.
  • We no longer worry about upgrade storage hardware or devices.
Michael O'Riley | TrustRadius Reviewer

CTERA Edge X Series

  • NONE, it about put us out of business
Lee Taylor | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Acronis Advanced Backup (formerly Cyber Backup Cloud)

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

CTERA Edge X Series

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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