What users are saying about

Acronis Backup

Top Rated
72 Ratings

IDrive

4 Ratings

Acronis Backup

Top Rated
72 Ratings
Score 7.9 out of 101

IDrive

4 Ratings
Score 8.7 out of 101

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Likelihood to Recommend

Acronis Backup

It is well-suited for enterprise use, even when multiple platforms are being utilized. You need to have a reliable network and a competent IT staff (which most are). It is less appropriate for very small companies or companies that have disparate locations across the globe. Acronis Backup Standard might be more suited for smaller companies.
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IDrive

A good one stop shop for syncing and backup needs. (Can replace Dropbox sync plus cloud storage backup from another service.) Not good in a high-security work environment (e.g. banking). Not the fastest sync service available, but one of the cheapest.
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Feature Rating Comparison

File Sharing & Management

Acronis Backup
IDrive
7.0
Versioning
Acronis Backup
IDrive
5.0
Video files
Acronis Backup
IDrive
7.0
Audio files
Acronis Backup
IDrive
8.0
Access control
Acronis Backup
IDrive
6.0
File search
Acronis Backup
IDrive
8.0
Device sync
Acronis Backup
IDrive
8.0

Cloud Storage Security & Administration

Acronis Backup
IDrive
7.3
User and role management
Acronis Backup
IDrive
5.0
File organization
Acronis Backup
IDrive
8.0
Device management
Acronis Backup
IDrive
9.0

Cloud Storage Platform

Acronis Backup
IDrive
8.3
Performance
Acronis Backup
IDrive
8.0
Reliability
Acronis Backup
IDrive
8.0
Storage Reports
Acronis Backup
IDrive
9.0

Pros

  • Image failing hard drives
  • Move existing hard drives to new SSD
  • Local backup of existing workstations
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  • Syncing across multiple devices (a-la-Dropbox)
  • Backing up information (cloud backup)
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Cons

  • Honestly it was very easy to use, if I had any recommendations it would be to make the recovery process a little more intuitive. We still love the product.
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  • Could be faster on sync time
  • Occasionally needs deleting and re-installing
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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 is so much simpler in setting up a backup schedule. You can choose any preferred backup type according to your environment need. Dashboard will clearly indicate your backup status, progress, and an alert will be sent to you to inform you of the details of timing and progress. Simple restore no matter file or image level. With the assistance of acronis universal restore you can simply restore your environment across hardware with high success rate.
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IDrive is less expensive and offers a wider array of services.
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Scalability

Acronis Backup7.2
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Simple backup and easy restore
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Return on Investment

  • Secure Data backup on and off premises
  • Save Data from Ransomware
  • Easy management using acronis advance
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  • Increased productivity on remote work
  • Reduced downtime when experiencing computer issues
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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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IDrive

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