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Acronis Backup

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Acronis Backup

I actually think that it works great for most scenarios.
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Amazon S3

I feel S3 is best used by a company looking to primarily use it as a safe and secure location to store high-availability data, leaving the additional services as an option for future expansions. Myself, and several other cloud architects I have spoken with have shared another scenario that fits S3, and other AWS services quite well, which is a startup using the free-tier with the Activate program. If done correctly, several S3 capabilities can be employed to offload tasks from underpowered virtual servers, letting the entire system become faster and more reliable.
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Pros

  • User-friendly interface makes it easy to manage.
  • Easy to restore files/systems.
  • Acronis supports mobile devices such as Android and Apple.
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  • Allows for ease of setting up multiple buckets to keep your assets organized
  • Gives you the option of keeping your images public or private - good for keeping your image storage organized with what you want to exposed/not exposed to users
  • Allows for easy integration with other AWS products
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Cons

  • RTO lags a little bit behind the speeds that are claimed in the literature
  • Remote management could be better
  • Cloud storage should be included
  • Lack of popular 3rd-party cloud backup targets
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  • Security configuration can be a little confusing and sometimes requires making completely new accounts.
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Likelihood to Renew

Acronis Backup9.1
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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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Support

Acronis Backup8.2
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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

Acronis does not slow your system down when running backups as Symantec did. Some people have an issue with CPU's being impacted but overall it's not an issue.
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Out of all the other products, I personally feel, S3 is the best! You don't need to worry about the size of the data you store, maintenance is very easy, write a simple lifecycle rule to clear the unwanted and un important data after a certain period of time. No need to have additional software's to maintain the security and data conversion.
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Scalability

Acronis Backup7.7
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Acronis will work with one or 100 computers.
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Return on Investment

  • Saves time and money every day.
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  • Total number on the bills was definitely dropped when we moved to use AWS stacks from our own server clusters.
  • "Always online" (nearly 100%) means less frustration dealing with power outages in your server plants and less people out there doing maintenance.
  • DevOps has less work managing the user permissions, doing data replications, etc.
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Pricing Details

Acronis Backup

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
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Amazon S3

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