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Score 7.8 out of 100
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Score 8 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • Acronis Cyber Backup ranks higher in 1 feature set: Data Center Backup

Data Center Backup

8.2

Acronis Cyber Backup

82%
8.1

Actifio Enterprise

81%
Acronis Cyber Backup ranks higher in 7/14 features

Universal recovery

9.1
91%
22 Ratings
9.0
90%
2 Ratings

Instant recovery

7.2
72%
21 Ratings
8.0
80%
2 Ratings

Recovery verification

8.3
83%
21 Ratings
8.0
80%
2 Ratings

Business application protection

7.5
75%
20 Ratings
9.0
90%
2 Ratings

Multiple backup destinations

8.9
89%
21 Ratings
9.0
90%
2 Ratings

Incremental backup identification

6.6
66%
22 Ratings
8.0
80%
2 Ratings

Backup to the cloud

7.0
70%
15 Ratings
8.0
80%
2 Ratings

Deduplication and file compression

8.7
87%
14 Ratings
7.0
70%
2 Ratings

Snapshots

8.6
86%
19 Ratings
9.0
90%
2 Ratings

Flexible deployment

8.2
82%
10 Ratings
9.0
90%
2 Ratings

Management dashboard

7.6
76%
15 Ratings
7.0
70%
2 Ratings

Platform support

9.1
91%
15 Ratings
7.0
70%
2 Ratings

Retention options

9.1
91%
14 Ratings
8.0
80%
2 Ratings

Encryption

9.4
94%
12 Ratings
8.0
80%
2 Ratings

Attribute Ratings

  • Actifio Enterprise is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

6.3

Acronis Cyber Backup

63%
47 Ratings
8.0

Actifio Enterprise

80%
2 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

9.1

Acronis Cyber Backup

91%
2 Ratings

Actifio Enterprise

N/A
0 Ratings

Usability

5.1

Acronis Cyber Backup

51%
3 Ratings

Actifio Enterprise

N/A
0 Ratings

Support Rating

4.2

Acronis Cyber Backup

42%
5 Ratings

Actifio Enterprise

N/A
0 Ratings

Implementation Rating

9.1

Acronis Cyber Backup

91%
2 Ratings

Actifio Enterprise

N/A
0 Ratings

Contract Terms and Pricing Model

8.0

Acronis Cyber Backup

80%
1 Rating

Actifio Enterprise

N/A
0 Ratings

Product Scalability

8.5

Acronis Cyber Backup

85%
26 Ratings

Actifio Enterprise

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Acronis

If you don't have to manage your client's email and their email archiver Acronis works very well. If you're looking for just a backup service for what's on a particular computer then Acronis is perfect. It is easy to use, so newcomers are not overwhelmed with features.It does not include as robust features as Barracuda and Cloudberry, but it does work well as just a backup.
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Actifio

Actifio Enterprise is a great tool to use for data protection and disaster recovery at the enterprise level. It can create one master copy of your data and then replicate that data out via snapshots to local or cloud-based targets. I don't think this product would be a good fit to small to medium sized companies because it is on the expensive side.
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Pros

Acronis

  • Image based backups. After the initial backup, the backups happen quite quickly. This allows for multiple backups per day.
  • We have different classes of data which requires different retention policies. Acronis makes that easy to manage.
  • Restoration can be done directly to hardware or to a VM. This makes it easy to migrate a physical server to a VM.
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Actifio

  • Reliable and easy to deploy backup solution with low administration overhead.
  • Fast backup solution with low impact on production systems as it backs them up.
  • Dedup and replication of backed up data between sites and with streamsnap very quick recovery on dr site.
  • Great customer support with quick response to changing demands.
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Cons

Acronis

  • The web interface is slow and can kick you off from time to time
  • I do find that the error messages are hard to decipher if/when a backup is unsuccessful. However, support is very good in helping out the solution
  • The user interface is not intuitive enough to find failures in backups or track logs with alerts or errors
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Actifio

  • Price could be lower
  • Learning curve is a bit steep
  • Admin Console could be improved
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Pricing Details

Acronis Cyber Backup

Starting Price

$59

Editions & Modules

Acronis Cyber Backup editions and modules pricing
EditionModules
Acronis Cyber Backup591
Acronis Cyber Backup592

Offerings

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services

Entry-level set up fee?

No setup fee

Additional Details

Actifio Enterprise

Starting Price

Editions & Modules

Actifio Enterprise editions and modules pricing
EditionModules

Footnotes

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    Likelihood to Renew

    Acronis

    We have renewed our subscription over the course of a few years now. We used to use Backup Exec and it was tedious and difficult to obtain our backups when needed. Acronis just fits our environment style and the way we prefer to do business and use our third party software.
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    Actifio

    No answers on this topic

    Usability

    Acronis

    I give it a rating of 9 do to its ease of usability. It's ease of understanding how to setup - form - fit - and function. I have no sorrows when having to login to the console in order to setup a new backup schedule or retrieve and recover lost data.
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    Actifio

    No answers on this topic

    Support Rating

    Acronis

    I only got one issue resolved for more than 20 cases open. The escalation is ineffective. Most of the time, I have the feeling that I know the solution better than the support technician. Overall, case management is time-consuming, as our resolution rate is really low
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    Actifio

    No answers on this topic

    Implementation Rating

    Acronis

    I don't have any real key 'insights' per say except that it wasn't difficult at all, and do not be afraid to dabble in its tools and settings. It is quite intuitive with built in common sense. I cannot say enough good things about our companies experience when using this backup software.
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    Actifio

    No answers on this topic

    Alternatives Considered

    Acronis

    We've looked at SolarWinds, Veritas, etc. but none of them had the right combination of features, price and ease of use when compared against Acronis and its ease of implementation, setup and recovery options. We didn't like the wait time for recovery with some of the others and being able to quickly get a machine back entirely was important to us.
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    Actifio

    Actifio is quicker to deploy easier to manage and capacity plan with less components to keep patched.
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    Contract Terms and Pricing Model

    Acronis

    I would love it if they offered better cloud space pricing or even "unlimited"
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    Actifio

    No answers on this topic

    Scalability

    Acronis

    The ability to back up multiple servers from one source is a great tool to have for businesses that have equipment in different locations on the same network with a variety of software data to back up such as SQL, Exchange or a Files Server. You can decide to purchase individual server licenses as well if you would like to keep the process separate or have multiple sites where your data is housed.
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    Actifio

    No answers on this topic

    Return on Investment

    Acronis

    • Every times you restore a file, you see the value and the ROI of backup.
    • Backup is a great protection against ransomware, you can always restore files that has been infected.
    • When you want to go back in previous version of files, it can be life saver.
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    Actifio

    • Actifio has improved our Disaster Recovery approach by making it easier to get data into the cloud
    • Actifio has allowed our DBA's to manage their own backups and restores
    • Actifio has allowed us to save a lot of disk space by using clones\snapshots to replicate data from production to lower environments.
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