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Score 8.3 out of 100
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Score 8.4 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Acronis Cyber Backup

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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Altaro VM Backup

Do you have VMWare? Yes I can back it up. Do you have Hyper-V? Yes I can back it up.That in itself should speak for itself.Altaro has really given a great deal into their software, not only making it easy to use, BUT also a really good and reliable product where you can support your workloads hassle-free, and super lightweight
Martin Venter | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Acronis Cyber Backup

  • 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.
Kevin Cooper | TrustRadius Reviewer

Altaro VM Backup

  • Fast and simple setup. I didn't need to read through ANY documentation to set up and have a backup running.
  • Easy and cost-effective licensing. I didn't need to count CPU's or VM's or other random facts to work out my licensing. Just how many hosts, and then one of 3 feature levels of which two have unlimited VM licensing. Hosts x Feature Set = Cost.
  • Easy Restores. Backing up is one thing, but restoring and having confidence in the restore is another. It just works, simple and effective.
  • Help is easy to find if you need it. From within the app, it gives you options of email, phone, and live chat, which is usually available even with odd time zones in play.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Acronis Cyber Backup

  • 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
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Altaro VM Backup

  • More cloud-based storage options. Currently, only Azure is supported, which is excellent, but it would be good to have AWS and Google storage options too.
  • It would be AWESOME if they could do a restore from Azure cloud direct to an Azure VM instance. Currently, you need to set up an Azure VM machine with nested Hyper-V, install Altaro on that, and then restore into a nested VM, this gets crazy expensive.
  • Better notification of errors, or more around having a threshold, so if it misses one backup of a constant backup that happens every 5 minutes but recovers at the 10 minutes back, it is ok. Just think it needs to identify significant or long-running issues better than the occasional little issues.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Acronis Cyber Backup

Acronis Cyber Backup 9.1
Based on 2 answers
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.
Ethan Nick | TrustRadius Reviewer

Altaro VM Backup

Altaro VM Backup 10.0
Based on 1 answer
It simply works and it is making our lives easier. The renewal process is also really good
Martin Venter | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Acronis Cyber Backup

Acronis Cyber Backup 10.0
Based on 2 answers
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.
Ethan Nick | TrustRadius Reviewer

Altaro VM Backup

Altaro VM Backup 10.0
Based on 1 answer
A lot of people in the technical industry deliver what I would call snack crackle pop topics, where the software gets over complicated, and they drown people in all the "fancy" features. Altaro, from my point of view" has designed the software to be super usable, easy to implement, as well as support. It is really one of the best designs
Martin Venter | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Acronis Cyber Backup

Acronis Cyber Backup 7.7
Based on 3 answers
We have only had to contact support a hand full of times. The reason for this 9 out of 10 is do to how quickly and cooperative they have been on the rare occasion we needed to chat with them about our small questions or queries with potential issues do to the nature of our business.
Ethan Nick | TrustRadius Reviewer

Altaro VM Backup

Altaro VM Backup 9.8
Based on 15 answers
One of the most important benefits of the Altaro HyperV backup solution is the support. From the free edition, you're able to chat with the support that can assist you in a remote session an find a quick solution that solves the issue. It is always available. The email support is also.
Stefano Sanna | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Acronis Cyber Backup

Acronis Cyber Backup 9.1
Based on 1 answer
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.
Ethan Nick | TrustRadius Reviewer

Altaro VM Backup

Altaro VM Backup 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Altaro has really designed their product so well that you can honestly implement this within a couple of minutes
Martin Venter | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Acronis Cyber Backup

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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Altaro VM Backup

The only other competitor I am personally familiar with is Carbonite. I use that for file-level backups throughout my network and it works well but while it does offer backups for virtual machines, I have never found it to be a reliable option. Jobs failed for me regularly for no apparent reason. In the handful of times I have needed support, they were helpful and straight-forward.
Jarret Schwartz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Contract Terms and Pricing Model

Acronis Cyber Backup

Acronis Cyber Backup 8.0
Based on 1 answer
I would love it if they offered better cloud space pricing or even "unlimited"
Al Schleicher | TrustRadius Reviewer

Altaro VM Backup

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Scalability

Acronis Cyber Backup

Acronis Cyber Backup 8.5
Based on 26 answers
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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Altaro VM Backup

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Return on Investment

Acronis Cyber Backup

  • 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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Altaro VM Backup

  • Restoring our primary ERP VM has already saved many hours of rebuilding from data backups, so that in itself already gave us an excellent ROI for having Altaro running.
  • The quick and easy setup also makes sense for a fast ROI as we didn't need to spend much time or effort in its set up.
  • Lastly, any other restores we have done for retrieving files or testing backups were so simple and easy to do that the process didn't take long and saved us time and cost.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Acronis Cyber Backup

General

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

Acronis Cyber Backup Editions & Modules

On-premise Edition
Acronis Cyber Backup$59
  1. none
SaaS Edition
Acronis Cyber Backup$59
  1. none
Additional Pricing Details

Altaro VM Backup

General

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

Altaro VM Backup Editions & Modules

Edition
FreeFree
Subscription License - Standard Edition59.802
Subscription License - Unlimited Edition73.802
Subscription License - Unlimited Plus Edition89.202
Perpetual License - Standard Edition$5953
Perpetual License - Unlimited Edition$6953
Perpetual License - Unlimited Plus Edition$8753
  1. none
  2. per VM/per year
  3. per host
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