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Score 8.9 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Data Center Backup

    8.2

    Acronis Cyber Backup

    82%

    Amazon S3 Glacier

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Acronis Cyber Backup ranks higher in 14/14 features

    Universal recovery

    9.1
    91%
    22 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Instant recovery

    7.2
    72%
    21 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Recovery verification

    8.3
    83%
    21 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Business application protection

    7.5
    75%
    20 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Multiple backup destinations

    8.9
    89%
    21 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Incremental backup identification

    6.6
    66%
    22 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Backup to the cloud

    7.0
    70%
    15 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Deduplication and file compression

    8.7
    87%
    14 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Snapshots

    8.6
    86%
    19 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Flexible deployment

    8.2
    82%
    10 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Management dashboard

    7.6
    76%
    15 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Platform support

    9.1
    91%
    15 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Retention options

    9.1
    91%
    14 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Encryption

    9.4
    94%
    12 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Amazon S3 Glacier is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Usability

    Likelihood to Recommend

    6.2

    Acronis Cyber Backup

    62%
    47 Ratings
    10.0

    Amazon S3 Glacier

    100%
    8 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    9.1

    Acronis Cyber Backup

    91%
    2 Ratings

    Amazon S3 Glacier

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Usability

    5.1

    Acronis Cyber Backup

    51%
    3 Ratings
    6.0

    Amazon S3 Glacier

    60%
    1 Rating

    Support Rating

    4.2

    Acronis Cyber Backup

    42%
    5 Ratings

    Amazon S3 Glacier

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Implementation Rating

    9.1

    Acronis Cyber Backup

    91%
    2 Ratings

    Amazon S3 Glacier

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Contract Terms and Pricing Model

    8.0

    Acronis Cyber Backup

    80%
    1 Rating

    Amazon S3 Glacier

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Product Scalability

    8.5

    Acronis Cyber Backup

    85%
    26 Ratings

    Amazon S3 Glacier

    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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    Amazon AWS

    If your organization has a lot of archival data that it needs to be backed up for safekeeping, where it won't be touched except in a dire emergency, Amazon Glacier is perfect. In our case, we had a client that generates many TB of video and photo data at annual events and wanted to retain ALL of it, pre- and post- edit for potential use in a future museum. Using the Snowball device, we were able to move hundreds of TB of existing media data that was previously housed on multiple Thunderbolt drives, external RAIDs, etc, in an organized manner, to Amazon Glacier. Then, we were able to setup CloudBerry Backup on their production computers to continually backup any new media that they generated during their annual events.
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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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    Amazon AWS

    • Cheap storage of backup data.
    • Can be used as a part of the entire suite of tools from Amazon, without requiring you to leave the familiar stack.
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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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    Amazon AWS

    • Accessing data stored in Glacier is slow. That shouldn't be a surprise, but it is undesirable nonetheless.
    • Retrieving a large amount of data can be expensive; Glacier's intended use is as an archive of rarely-accessed data.
    • Some users regard Glacier with fear and uncertainty. Slow retrieval time and high retrieval cost are the greatest risks of using Glacier, and they are also the Glacier interaction that most users have the least experience with.
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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

    Amazon S3 Glacier

    Starting Price

    $0.0,025 Per GB Per Month

    Editions & Modules

    Amazon S3 Glacier editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules
    Storage Pricing$0.0041
    Expedited Retrieval Pricing$0.032
    Retrieval Pricing$0.013
    Bulk Retrieval Pricing$0.00254

    Footnotes

    1. Per GB Per Month
    2. Per GB Per Month
    3. Per GB Per Month
    4. Per GB Per Month

    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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    Amazon AWS

    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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    Amazon AWS

    It is difficult to delete the data as you have to wait for inventory and then bucket modification has to expire.
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    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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    Amazon AWS

    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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    Amazon AWS

    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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    Amazon AWS

    Since the rest of our infrastructure is in Amazon AWS, coding for sending data to Glacier just makes sense. The others are great as well, for their specific needs and uses, but having *another* third-party software to manage, be billed for, and learn/utilize can be costly in money and time.
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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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    Amazon AWS

    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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    Amazon AWS

    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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    Amazon AWS

    • Helped us meet compliance requirements while minimizing costs.
    • Simple integration with almost no changes required to our existing S3 management policies.
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