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Score 8.4 out of 100

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Score 9.1 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Acronis Cyber Backup

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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Veeam Backup & Replication

This is a full featured backup solution for VMware and integrated environments. There are no user agents to install on servers, which is a huge plus. Veeam Backup & Replication also works natively with several storage vendors, enhancing the value of the package tremendously. Backing up from hardware-based snaps is brilliant and a great time saver.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Data Center Backup

Acronis Cyber Backup
Veeam Backup & Replication
8.8
Universal recovery
Acronis Cyber Backup
Veeam Backup & Replication
8.7
Live recovery
Acronis Cyber Backup
Veeam Backup & Replication
8.7
Recovery verification
Acronis Cyber Backup
Veeam Backup & Replication
8.7
Business application protection
Acronis Cyber Backup
Veeam Backup & Replication
9.0
Multiple backup destinations
Acronis Cyber Backup
Veeam Backup & Replication
9.0
Incremental backup identification
Acronis Cyber Backup
Veeam Backup & Replication
9.0
Backup to the cloud
Acronis Cyber Backup
Veeam Backup & Replication
8.1
Deduplication and file compression
Acronis Cyber Backup
Veeam Backup & Replication
8.6
Snapshots
Acronis Cyber Backup
Veeam Backup & Replication
8.8
Flexible deployment
Acronis Cyber Backup
Veeam Backup & Replication
8.9
Management dashboard
Acronis Cyber Backup
Veeam Backup & Replication
8.9
Platform support
Acronis Cyber Backup
Veeam Backup & Replication
8.6
Retention options
Acronis Cyber Backup
Veeam Backup & Replication
9.0
Encryption
Acronis Cyber Backup
Veeam Backup & Replication
8.9

Pros

Acronis Cyber Backup

  • 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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Veeam Backup & Replication

  • Backup transparency - unlike other vendors, Veeam's solution tells you exactly what is being backed up and where it's going to before then packing it into a single concise backup file.
  • Varied job run options - there is a large variety of customisation in how you can set your backups, backup copies and replications to run. This can be adjusted to suit any business of any size.
  • UI & Reporting - the notifications and in depth reporting available is fantastic and provide you with a huge wealth of knowledge straight out of the box. The UI is also made really easy to navigate and is bursting with information throughout.
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Cons

Acronis Cyber Backup

  • 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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Veeam Backup & Replication

  • Errors are often difficult to diagnose with complex error messages that don't mean much.
  • Software updates often cause other issues with storage hardware which then require firmware updates.
  • Reporting could be better. We currently use a 3rd party tool to report as the built-in reporting doesn't seem to be too good.
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Likelihood to Renew

Acronis Cyber Backup

Acronis Cyber Backup 9.1
Based on 2 answers
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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Veeam Backup & Replication

Veeam Backup & Replication 8.8
Based on 10 answers
I really have no complaints about Veeam Backup & Replication. Their service has been excellent and the cost is minimal in comparison to other services I checked out. Implementation wasn't simple and the Veeam Support team was there to help each step of the way.
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Usability

Acronis Cyber Backup

Acronis Cyber Backup 8.2
Based on 1 answer
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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Veeam Backup & Replication

Veeam Backup & Replication 8.8
Based on 9 answers
We've been using Veeam Backup & Replication for several years in our
organization, and we perform backups in all of our environments every
night. It’s one of the simplest yet effective and reliable solutions in
the market for the backup segment. You can check out the free Veeam
agent, so you can get an idea of the full product.
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Reliability and Availability

Acronis Cyber Backup

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Veeam Backup & Replication

Veeam Backup & Replication 9.0
Based on 1 answer
The Veeam Backup & Replication solution is up and running every time you need it as it was planned. In more than 3 years that we have been using the product every night, it might have failed or presented an error once or twice, so the availability percentage is almost at 100%.
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Performance

Acronis Cyber Backup

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Veeam Backup & Replication

Veeam Backup & Replication 8.0
Based on 1 answer
To identify a bottleneck in the data path, Veeam Backup & Replication
detects the component with the maximum workload, the component
that works for the most time of the job. For example, you use a
low-speed storage device as the backup repository. Even if VM data is
retrieved from the SAN storage on the source side and transported over a
high-speed link, VM data flow will still be impaired at the backup
repository.
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Support

Acronis Cyber Backup

Acronis Cyber Backup 8.2
Based on 1 answer
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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Veeam Backup & Replication

Veeam Backup & Replication 9.0
Based on 8 answers
Veeam has a pretty decent knowledgebase with articles relevant to all sorts of possible issues (I'v eonly had a few). There's also a forum with searchable answers. Beyond that, submitting a ticket or calling support is easy and they're prompt. We had a licensing issue once and they helped us resolve it within a few hours, even though it wasn't strictly critical.
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Implementation

Acronis Cyber Backup

Acronis Cyber Backup 9.1
Based on 1 answer
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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Veeam Backup & Replication

Veeam Backup & Replication 8.5
Based on 8 answers
(I assume this question should say "Veeam" and not "Crownpeak Universal Consent Platform")Planning is key. Planning your backup schedule, size, data restore points, replication if you're doing that, &c. Testing is also important; make sure you back something up and then do a test restore. Set up alerts so you know if things aren't working (or even if they are, always good to know that too).
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Alternatives Considered

Acronis Cyber Backup

Acronis Cyber Backup is a fantastic product that provides service and quality of product that is a step above the competition. The software is incredibly reliable. It’s easy to use and just works as it is intended. Backups complete fast, compression rates are incredibly high, and recovery is very easy.
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Veeam Backup & Replication

We have a relatively small environment that is 95% virtual. Veeam is well suited to for smaller environments that have a high percentage of virtual systems. A second consideration was that we were able to back up physical systems too, this allowed us to use one platform for all our recovery needs
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Scalability

Acronis Cyber Backup

Acronis Cyber Backup 8.0
Based on 26 answers
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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Veeam Backup & Replication

Veeam Backup & Replication 8.0
Based on 1 answer
Scalability can be addressed in many ways, but there is a consequence:
Higher performance and smaller backup windows may put too much stress on
production storage, and therefore, on its performance and Availability
to production workloads. To reduce stress on production storage, version
9.5 introduces a new way of reading VM disks that is optimized for
enterprise storage.
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Return on Investment

Acronis Cyber Backup

  • 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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Veeam Backup & Replication

  • Being free of charge, it has saved us thousands on backup software.
  • It has saved a lot of time in that it is quick and easy to use for file-level restore.
  • It is an enterprise-level application that works on physical and virtual systems.
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Pricing Details

Acronis Cyber Backup

General

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

Veeam Backup & Replication

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Acronis Cyber Backup
8.7
Veeam Backup & Replication
9.3

Likelihood to Renew

Acronis Cyber Backup
9.1
Veeam Backup & Replication
8.8

Usability

Acronis Cyber Backup
8.2
Veeam Backup & Replication
8.8

Reliability and Availability

Acronis Cyber Backup
Veeam Backup & Replication
9.0

Performance

Acronis Cyber Backup
Veeam Backup & Replication
8.0

Support

Acronis Cyber Backup
8.2
Veeam Backup & Replication
9.0

Implementation

Acronis Cyber Backup
9.1
Veeam Backup & Replication
8.5

Scalability

Acronis Cyber Backup
8.0
Veeam Backup & Replication
8.0

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