Acronis Cyber Protect vs. GoodSync

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Acronis Cyber Protect
Score 6.5 out of 10
N/A
Acronis Cyber Protect helps you safeguard your data from various threats while natively integrating your data protection and cybersecurity.
$85
per year
GoodSync
Score 9.9 out of 10
N/A
GoodSync for Business provides complete enterprise data backup and synchronization across data sources, destinations, and systems. The GoodSync for Business Control Center is specifically designed to minimize user interaction and increase management control by deploying pre-created GoodSync backup and synchronization jobs to GoodSync for Business Workstations and GoodSync for Business Servers, and enabling an administrator to monitor performance from a centralized location.N/A
Pricing
Acronis Cyber ProtectGoodSync
Editions & Modules
Acronis Cyber Protect
$85
per year
Acronis Cyber Protect
$85
per year
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Acronis Cyber ProtectGoodSync
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Top Pros
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Features
Acronis Cyber ProtectGoodSync
Data Center Backup
Comparison of Data Center Backup features of Product A and Product B
Acronis Cyber Protect
4.7
25 Ratings
55% below category average
GoodSync
9.3
1 Ratings
11% above category average
Universal recovery1.023 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Instant recovery1.022 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Recovery verification1.022 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Business application protection1.021 Ratings00 Ratings
Multiple backup destinations7.022 Ratings00 Ratings
Incremental backup identification10.023 Ratings00 Ratings
Backup to the cloud7.015 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Deduplication and file compression6.015 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Snapshots8.619 Ratings00 Ratings
Flexible deployment3.011 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Management dashboard2.016 Ratings00 Ratings
Platform support6.016 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Retention options2.015 Ratings00 Ratings
Encryption9.412 Ratings00 Ratings
Enterprise Backup
Comparison of Enterprise Backup features of Product A and Product B
Acronis Cyber Protect
1.0
1 Ratings
157% below category average
GoodSync
9.0
1 Ratings
9% above category average
Continuous data protection1.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Replication1.01 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Operational reporting and analytics1.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Multi-location capabilities00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
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User Ratings
Acronis Cyber ProtectGoodSync
Likelihood to Recommend
3.7
(48 ratings)
10.0
(4 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.1
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
3.0
(4 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
1.0
(5 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
9.1
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Contract Terms and Pricing Model
8.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Product Scalability
8.5
(26 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
Acronis Cyber ProtectGoodSync
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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Siber Systems, Inc.
It is mainly because of its features and reliability. Even when dealing with large drives, after the analysis step, it can identify the changes that occurred between the backup or synchronization drive and the master drive and presents to the use the choices of what should be done about the changes. The user can accept the changes or tweak which the backup or synchronization will do. The SW will remember those decisions for future activities on the same drives.
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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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Siber Systems, Inc.
  • Quickly analyzes the drives and compares files and dates to give a complete picture
  • Gives you complete control over what to do with files that are similar but my not be matching. (same name, different size or date)
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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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Siber Systems, Inc.
  • For what it is, I can't find any shortcomings.
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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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Siber Systems, Inc.
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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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Siber Systems, Inc.
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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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Siber Systems, Inc.
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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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Siber Systems, Inc.
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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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Siber Systems, Inc.
I don't know, I have not tried anything else. This product was easy to use and it actually worked even with the trial version.
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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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Siber Systems, Inc.
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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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Siber Systems, Inc.
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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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Siber Systems, Inc.
  • positive impact is the reliability of backup
  • positive impact knowing that the backup is complete with no missing files
  • positive impact is can be used by all, so does not require IT to be involved
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