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Score 7.9 out of 101

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Score 8.5 out of 101

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Acronis Backup Cloud

Acronis Backup Cloud is suited for backing up Windows Servers. Downtime is greatly decreased by using their virtualization options. You will need a Hyper-V enabled computer to virtualize, though, but this can be one of your general-use workstations. A Windows 10 Pro machine with 16 GB of RAM would do it for you.Or, if you have Macs that need to be backed up, you can do that as well. You can grab either full volume images, or files/folders.I can't really think of a scenario that you would not want Acronis Backup Cloud, except pre-Server 2012 OS's, since virtualization isn't supported on those older systems.
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Dropbox

Dropbox is great for those looking for a highly useful cloud storage, especially if those in your organization are dealing with large files that need to be shared. It’s even better if your team has fast computers with plenty of storage so you can utilize sync features. It is not great for anyone looking for cloud storage where you can collaborate since there is no real time editing of documents. In that case, it would require the sync feature have great discipline to ensure everyone has the most recent version of a file.
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Feature Rating Comparison

File Sharing & Management

Acronis Backup Cloud
Dropbox
8.8
Versioning
Acronis Backup Cloud
Dropbox
8.6
Video files
Acronis Backup Cloud
Dropbox
9.0
Audio files
Acronis Backup Cloud
Dropbox
8.9
Document collaboration
Acronis Backup Cloud
Dropbox
9.1
Access control
Acronis Backup Cloud
Dropbox
9.2
File search
Acronis Backup Cloud
Dropbox
8.1
Device sync
Acronis Backup Cloud
Dropbox
8.9

Cloud Storage Security & Administration

Acronis Backup Cloud
Dropbox
9.0
User and role management
Acronis Backup Cloud
Dropbox
9.0
File organization
Acronis Backup Cloud
Dropbox
9.0
Device management
Acronis Backup Cloud
Dropbox
8.9

Cloud Storage Platform

Acronis Backup Cloud
Dropbox
9.3
Performance
Acronis Backup Cloud
Dropbox
9.5
Reliability
Acronis Backup Cloud
Dropbox
9.5
Storage Reports
Acronis Backup Cloud
Dropbox
8.9

Pros

  • Full image and bare-metal recovery backups for any physical or virtual server.
  • Physical to virtual and other tools built-in to make conversions / recoveries easier and more efficient.
  • Ability to spin up servers on the fly from recovery media.
  • Options to backup on premise as well as offsite to Acronis cloud.
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  • Dropbox offers quick cloud storage that’s easy to share particular files and folders.
  • It is reasonably priced given the amount of storage you get.
  • It shows revisions and new versions of documents and files so you’re able to stay up to date on the newest version of anything within an organization.
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Cons

  • No option for on premises hardware BDR. This means recovery restorations rely on self-supplied hardware performance.
  • License per machine can get costly if large number of computers or servers.
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  • When using Excel within the app on the iPhone it can be cumbersome trying to navigate different tabs. There could be possible room for improvement with office integration.
  • Sometimes I have issues with sharing files from within the folders when using the integrated computer application. Usually I can work this by logging in on the web and initializing the share from there.
  • I wish there was a way to get it to auto-sync whenever you are connected to wi-fi without having to open the app on the iPhone.
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Likelihood to Renew

Acronis Backup Cloud9.1
Based on 1 answer
The cost savings we realized from moving to this software has us hooked - it does everything we need it to do on a very high level (virtualization, for example) and is very low cost for us.
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Dropbox9.6
Based on 19 answers
Dropbox is one of the best tools in its industry, even if it is lacking in certain ways and isn’t the most user friendly. It’s one of the best of what’s abailable.
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Usability

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Dropbox9.0
Based on 7 answers
It’s easy to use at all levels. Doesn’t take any training or special skill. A couple quirks make it less simple than I’d like but overall it’s simple.
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Performance

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Dropbox9.0
Based on 2 answers
Always works as it should!
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Support

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Dropbox5.0
Based on 2 answers
Never used customer support with Dropbox before.
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Implementation

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Dropbox10.0
Based on 2 answers
I needed to stay current in improving my daily operations. Dropbox
was suggested to me by a former colleague two-years ago and I've been using it just fine ever since.
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Alternatives Considered

Acronis is a great solution and provides a flexible amount of ways to backup and restore data. For software, it competes directly with Carbonite, ShadowProtect, Veeam, and Veritas. Most of these solutions are agent based and require licenses for each. Acronis does a great job for small to medium businesses and matches the features of the other software solutions.
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I haven't found another solution that matches Dropbox's flexibility, features, pricing or usability
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Scalability

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Dropbox8.0
Based on 1 answer
I can add and add a tin files large files and Dropbox is still working great!
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Return on Investment

  • It's been a great investment especially knowing our data is protected.
  • We no longer worry about upgrade storage hardware or devices.
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  • We have kept files more organized reducing time spent searching for the original or combining multiple edited versions
  • Employees are able to access files remotely allowing them to have better conversations with clients resulting in more sales
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Pricing Details

Acronis Backup Cloud

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

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