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Score 9.2 out of 100

Dropbox

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Score 8.3 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Acronis True Image

After some experience, I think that this is probably the best and most functional backup and recovery software available for the Windows platform. It's straightforward and can act as an insurance policy against disaster. Quite good for the price, to be honest. It has so far saved me from an absolute disaster twice, and I am certain to maintain the latest version for each of my PCs. If you decide to save your restore image to a USB drive, it will require formatting, so it's best to have at least one dedicated volume, accessible by plugging into a USB port, for the purpose.I purchased this software following my experience with Disk Director, which I still use, although I'm not certain that it's up to date. I've noticed that the 2020 version is available on the company's website, but that my software hasn't notified me that an update is available.
Andrew Egbert | TrustRadius Reviewer

Dropbox

I would recommend using Dropbox if you need a clean, organized way to store files long-term. I would not recommend it if the person planned to do editing with a group of collaborators. I think Google Drive is much better suited to that. In Dropbox, it feels more like we all have access to the same document, but we can't collaborate in real-time--we need to take turns editing and re-saving.
Claire Rivero | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

File Sharing & Management

Acronis True Image
Dropbox
8.8
Versioning
Acronis True Image
Dropbox
8.7
Video files
Acronis True Image
Dropbox
8.6
Audio files
Acronis True Image
Dropbox
8.8
Document collaboration
Acronis True Image
Dropbox
8.5
Access control
Acronis True Image
Dropbox
8.9
File search
Acronis True Image
Dropbox
8.7
Device sync
Acronis True Image
Dropbox
9.2

Cloud Storage Security & Administration

Acronis True Image
Dropbox
8.9
User and role management
Acronis True Image
Dropbox
8.7
File organization
Acronis True Image
Dropbox
9.0
Device management
Acronis True Image
Dropbox
9.1

Cloud Storage Platform

Acronis True Image
Dropbox
8.9
Performance
Acronis True Image
Dropbox
9.0
Reliability
Acronis True Image
Dropbox
8.9
Storage Reports
Acronis True Image
Dropbox
8.7

Pros

Acronis True Image

  • Good software to used for images operating systems; it supports Windows, Mac, etc.
  • This software can start booting from CD, DVD, USB or from your network.
  • The software has 30 days of free license (trial) to be able to do all the tests that you require.
  • Very easy tool to use, GUI is also user-friendly.
valentine leamy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Dropbox

  • Dropbox has the ability to automatically sync from other sources. When our Appraisers use their tablets to take pictures, it is set up so that the pictures automatically upload to a folder in Dropbox so that the staff back at the office will then have access to the pictures as well.
  • Dropbox is very easy to use. There is a list of folders on the left-hand side. You simply click and go to each folder to pull up files. You can rename the folders, sort by date, etc.
  • Dropbox has several different options for storage size options. An individual can choose a smaller package or a large corporation could choose bigger packages. There is also a free version that is great for saving pictures from an individual phone or another device.
  • Dropbox has a search feature that saves a lot of time. If you aren't sure where the file you need is, use the search function to quickly find it.
  • Dropbox is cloud based so there are no bulky servers taking up space!
Kristen Reeves | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Acronis True Image

  • Maybe price for the end-user. Some think it's kind of expensive for a household, given that they could have Clonezilla for free.
  • Better support for third party backup providers like Wasabi.
  • Better mobile UI.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Dropbox

  • There are a couple of rare instances where there's a feature which myself and other Dropbox users want but Dropbox has deemed either not needed or not viable. In those cases, it appears there's little we can do to change Dropbox's mind about enabling/adding the feature.
  • Through their website, I don't believe there's an easy way to see which folders are taking up the most space on your account. There have been a couple instances in the past when I needed to know where the majority of my data was being used and it was frustrating to not have that information available.
Brandon Zell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Acronis True Image

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Dropbox

Dropbox 10.0
Based on 19 answers
Dropbox is a user-friendly, easy tool which requires little to no skill and they offer a free version with a good amount of storage available. There are other file sharing tools available however at a cost. Dropbox free version I have used for years and it serves every purpose I need.
Michelle Hidalgo | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Acronis True Image

Acronis True Image 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Like I mention it's very intuitive an user friendly
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Dropbox

Dropbox 8.5
Based on 21 answers
It’s extremely easy to use on any device. I can set access to whole folders or only certain files. I can print, share, and save with very few clicks. I’m able to save high-resolution photos without taking up a ton of space on my phone and can send a link to those files that are too large to email or text.
Jayelynn Willman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Acronis True Image

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Dropbox

Dropbox 8.8
Based on 6 answers
Dropbox is really useful, you can access any file from anywhere and you can upload and even edit files online, but, sometimes it can be slow. Downloading, uploading, and syncing is a bit slow, it can take several minutes. Furthermore, the search engine for large amounts of data can be slow too and it is not powerful.
Adriano Rosa | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Acronis True Image

Acronis True Image 9.4
Based on 7 answers
I have only needed to contact support once regarding methods to backup data on shared network drives. They were responsive and provided a solution right away that worked
Dan Hyland | TrustRadius Reviewer

Dropbox

Dropbox 7.5
Based on 33 answers
It has not been necessary to go to customer support lately, since everything works perfectly. However, I must add that at the beginning when I started using Dropbox, and I had any doubts about how it worked, customer support was always attentive and found the best solutions effectively.
Arianna Wilson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Acronis True Image

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Dropbox

Dropbox 10.0
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.
Annesa L Lacey | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Acronis True Image

Even though it worked, still preferred the paid product because it performed better and was more reliable. Acronis has a well established name and reputation. When I started using it back in 2009, I used it as a free/eval product and because it worked so well then, I decided to purchase it. I have purchased an upgrade every so many years.
Jason Clarke | TrustRadius Reviewer

Dropbox

Dropbox is the most user-friendly when compared to similar software applications. It also seems to have the most functionality built into one program with the exception of maybe ShareFile, however, ShareFile comes at a much higher cost. I am skeptical of the security provided by the likes of Wetransfer. OpenDXM is probably the worst out of the bunch. It typically only works on Internet Explorer and requires a specific version of Java.
Jacob Jeffries | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Acronis True Image

  • Was able to quickly put the product in use.
  • Able to return equipment to service with the use of this product.
Mike Narumiya | TrustRadius Reviewer

Dropbox

  • Before Dropbox, we were constantly emailing files back and forth to each other, and didn't have the ability to collaborate on a document without multiple versions floating around. Dropbox makes it easy to send a document, gather corrections, and finalize, which saves us time.
  • Dropbox is simple enough to use, but still with sufficient access control, that I can share specific folders with volunteers, board members, or other partners quickly and easily.
Emily Westergaard | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Acronis True Image

General

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

Dropbox

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Acronis True Image
9.3
Dropbox
8.7

Likelihood to Renew

Acronis True Image
Dropbox
10.0

Usability

Acronis True Image
10.0
Dropbox
8.5

Reliability and Availability

Acronis True Image
Dropbox
9.0

Performance

Acronis True Image
Dropbox
8.8

Support Rating

Acronis True Image
9.4
Dropbox
7.5

Online Training

Acronis True Image
Dropbox
9.0

Implementation Rating

Acronis True Image
Dropbox
10.0

Scalability

Acronis True Image
Dropbox
8.0

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