Acronis Backup

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72 Ratings
Score 7.9 out of 101

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Score 9 out of 101

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Acronis Backup

I actually think that it works great for most scenarios.
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Office 365 Cloud Backup is well suited for retrieving and sharing documents and reports that are accessible to as many or few members that need to review, change, or add notations. This is one of the main benefits in using Office 365 Cloud Backup for our office.
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Pros

  • We love the daily status updates. It’s very simple and easy to use.
  • It’s super fast, better than anything we have used in the past.
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  • Saves space on individual computers without the worry of running out of memory.
  • Ability to share is simple. When you need access to documents or reports created by an individual you have the capability to retrieve them.
  • If you need to tweak a report and save for later use, Office 365 allows continuous updates.
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Cons

  • Stability - Although we have seen improvements in the recent later releases, we did experience stability issues in the not too distant past.
  • We have seen regular warning messages whilst attempting VM backups - "An error occurred while quiescing the virtual machine".
  • Upon contacting Acronis support - we were told this is a VMware issue...not much help. The resolution? Install the Acronis agent on the VM locally.
  • This creates a non-standard rollout across your estate. I do not know why this happens to one VM over another but it would be good to get this resolved.
  • We have a Linux appliance based Acronis solution. We have needed to contact Acronis support on a number of occasions for some support and the Acronis 1st level support teams are very much Windows based. They do not have much experience on the Linux appliance version of their system.
  • If you do go down the Linux platform with your Acronis - make sure you have sufficient in house Linux skills to maintain and perform upgrades.
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  • It is cumbersome to have to login to Office 365 to retrieve your files rather than locating them on your personal computer desktop.
  • Some employees use Office 365 and save documents there while others do not join in, making it difficult to be on the same page.
  • Sometimes it is hard to maneuver when working in an older version of Office, tips and how-tos would be beneficial.
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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

Backup Exec, Symantec. The biggest difference is the ease with which we can recover data with Acronis. Backup Exec would fail or throw out errors often during a restore process and it made for a nightmare when users needed information quickly. The only feature that we miss is the ability to compare contents of multiple backups side by side.
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I have personally used Apple's cloud backup. I think Office 365 Cloud Backup is as easy to use as Apple's version and I would not hesitate to recommend Office 365 Cloud Backup.
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Scalability

Acronis Backup7.2
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Having all of my back-ups centrally located is amazing. Therefore, this can scale very easily.
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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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  • We are a non-profit and Office 365 allows us to offer software that would be impossible in tightly stretched budgets.
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