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Likelihood to Recommend

Acronis 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.
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Amazon Cloud Drive

Amazon Cloud Drive is a fantastic backup solution for storing your digital files on the web, but if you want to manage, tweak, organize or otherwise maintain those files after they have reached the cloud, the experience immediately begins to suffer. This is especially noted when major competitor products like Microsoft and Dropbox offer similar services at similar prices, but offer far better interfaces for file management.
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Feature Rating Comparison

File Sharing & Management

Acronis Backup
Amazon Cloud Drive
7.7
Versioning
Acronis Backup
Amazon Cloud Drive
7.8
Video files
Acronis Backup
Amazon Cloud Drive
7.9
Audio files
Acronis Backup
Amazon Cloud Drive
7.5
Document collaboration
Acronis Backup
Amazon Cloud Drive
7.6
Access control
Acronis Backup
Amazon Cloud Drive
7.0
File search
Acronis Backup
Amazon Cloud Drive
7.9
Device sync
Acronis Backup
Amazon Cloud Drive
7.9

Cloud Storage Security & Administration

Acronis Backup
Amazon Cloud Drive
8.1
User and role management
Acronis Backup
Amazon Cloud Drive
8.1
File organization
Acronis Backup
Amazon Cloud Drive
8.6
Device management
Acronis Backup
Amazon Cloud Drive
7.7

Cloud Storage Platform

Acronis Backup
Amazon Cloud Drive
8.4
Performance
Acronis Backup
Amazon Cloud Drive
8.6
Reliability
Acronis Backup
Amazon Cloud Drive
8.6
Storage Reports
Acronis Backup
Amazon Cloud Drive
8.0

Pros

  • This software is really easy to implement. You are up and running within a day.
  • Restores are extremely easy to implement.
  • When you do need to contact support they are really helpful.
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  • Fast synced data across all of your devices – Desktops, Tablets and Phones.
  • Unlimited Cloud Storage space for all of your important media, files and documents from a reputable company.
  • Extremely helpful and friendly technical support staff who goes above and beyond when you need their help – even if the issue was a user's fault.
  • Seamless integration for your digital files. Plays very well with other popular services.
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Cons

  • You can find local resources but you cannot search the network globally. You have to input an IP/DNS name to search. Whereas in the previous version 11.7, you could search and find locations without having to use these references.
  • The interface is somewhat slow to load
  • The licensing is very difficult to navigate if you are using Acronis in different locations because you have to have a controller on different subnets and you can't sync the licensing across the network
  • Also, keeping track of what the computer is using what license if you have not added to the management controller is difficult.
  • My biggest issue with Acronis Backup Advanced 12.5 is if the hard drive on your machine starts to fail you cannot run the software to back up the machine. I spent a lot of time with support with just this issue and they could do nothing until I replaced the hard drive but at that point, I could not run a backup so I had to use the oldest backup I had.
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  • Expand the space for free users.
  • It should include the option to edit files in the cloud.
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Likelihood to Renew

Acronis Backup9.1
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.
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Usability

Acronis Backup8.2
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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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Amazon Cloud Drive6.2
Based on 2 answers
Because Amazon Cloud Drive is very easy to use.
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Performance

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Amazon Cloud Drive6.0
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It is safe but has little added value.
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Support

Acronis Backup8.2
Based on 1 answer
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.
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Implementation

Acronis Backup9.1
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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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Alternatives Considered

It works very well with Windows products, I selected those products because of the ease, comfort, and support.
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Amazon Drive Cloud has the advantage of being backed by one of the companies that has had the highest growth in recent years: Amazon. That gives us security and has been the main reason for us to trust this product. We believe that the security systems of this company are good enough to be quiet while our files are stored on their servers
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Scalability

Acronis Backup7.7
Based on 26 answers
Because the product does what it is supposed to do (backup). The product is quick and easy.
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Return on Investment

  • Peace of mind. It is good to know that at any time we can have information restored for our users within minutes. Previous software needed an extended amount of time and failed often.
  • Data backup and recovery have been a breeze. As previously stated, we have had no issues with the process of restoring data, unlike we had with previous software.
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  • Positive - has done exactly what we need it to do: back up massive amounts of files with relatively easy retrieval.
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Pricing Details

Acronis Backup

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

Amazon Cloud Drive

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