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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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vBoxxCloud

See advantages and disadvantages [below].
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Feature Rating Comparison

File Sharing & Management

Acronis Backup Cloud
vBoxxCloud
8.0
Video files
Acronis Backup Cloud
vBoxxCloud
8.2
Audio files
Acronis Backup Cloud
vBoxxCloud
8.2
Document collaboration
Acronis Backup Cloud
vBoxxCloud
8.2
Access control
Acronis Backup Cloud
vBoxxCloud
8.2
File search
Acronis Backup Cloud
vBoxxCloud
7.3
Device sync
Acronis Backup Cloud
vBoxxCloud
8.2

Cloud Storage Security & Administration

Acronis Backup Cloud
vBoxxCloud
7.3
User and role management
Acronis Backup Cloud
vBoxxCloud
7.3
File organization
Acronis Backup Cloud
vBoxxCloud
7.3
Device management
Acronis Backup Cloud
vBoxxCloud
7.3

Cloud Storage Platform

Acronis Backup Cloud
vBoxxCloud
8.2
Performance
Acronis Backup Cloud
vBoxxCloud
8.2
Reliability
Acronis Backup Cloud
vBoxxCloud
8.2
Storage Reports
Acronis Backup Cloud
vBoxxCloud
8.2

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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  • Service. You can mail, chat and call them and they always make time for the questions.
  • Their servers are located in the Netherlands.
  • Administrator interface
  • Reports
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Cons

  • More features needed - tapes support, more advanced deduplication
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  • To use vBoxx you have an interface as administrator. To add a user, you have to use another interface.
  • When you are accessing your files via the web (not via the sync folder on your laptop, pc or tablet), you have to download and upload the file, you can't change it without downloading it. Unless I don't know [how to do] it.
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Likelihood to Renew

Acronis Backup Cloud9.1
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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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Support

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vBoxxCloud8.2
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Never expected to receive this kind of service as a small company.
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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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Not used but evaluated:Dropbox (not secure enough + American servers)Google (not secure enough + American servers)OneDrive (not secure enough + American servers)Tresorit (is secure and has European servers) VBoxx won because of the availability by mail, chat and phone. That is the only thing that counts during emergencies.
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Return on Investment

  • ROI has been huge. The cost is incredibly cheap, and we saved $1500/month by switching.
  • With a heavy impact on profits, we're able to bundle this backup plan into our basic server management plans with no additional cost, which raises the value of our offerings significantly.
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  • Too soon to say
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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
Acronis Backup Cloud Editions & Modules
Acronis Backup Cloud
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vBoxxCloud

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
vBoxxCloud Editions & Modules
vBoxxCloud
Edition
User
$7,50
25 GB
$2,00
Additional Pricing Details
User: The pricing is flexible, you can choose freely the amount of users and storage packs. The more users your order, bigger the discount, click here to customize your order. Storage: You can choose as many storage packs as you would like. You can assign it to one user through vBoxxCloud policies or share it among all the users. Discount: We support educational and non-profit organizations with special discounts. Contact us to learn about our special prices.