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Score 8 out of 100
30 Ratings
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Score 6.5 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Actifio Enterprise

Actifio is a good fit for anyone looking for draas or backup as a service with Bluechip.co.uk being able to tailor a solution to fit your need if you are a medium size business looking to protect over 20TB of source data on a mix of virtual and physical servers in your datacentre our hosted within our state of the art datacentres.
Peter Dawe | TrustRadius Reviewer

Arcserve Backup

Arcserve UDP is fully suited for small to large size environments that need complete data protection solutions with the ability to run the fastest backups, replications, instant VM and DR.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Data Center Backup

Actifio Enterprise
9.3
Arcserve Backup
Universal recovery
Actifio Enterprise
9.0
Arcserve Backup
Live recovery
Actifio Enterprise
9.0
Arcserve Backup
Recovery verification
Actifio Enterprise
9.0
Arcserve Backup
Business application protection
Actifio Enterprise
8.0
Arcserve Backup
Multiple backup destinations
Actifio Enterprise
10.0
Arcserve Backup
Incremental backup identification
Actifio Enterprise
10.0
Arcserve Backup
Backup to the cloud
Actifio Enterprise
9.0
Arcserve Backup
Deduplication and file compression
Actifio Enterprise
10.0
Arcserve Backup
Snapshots
Actifio Enterprise
10.0
Arcserve Backup
Flexible deployment
Actifio Enterprise
9.0
Arcserve Backup
Management dashboard
Actifio Enterprise
8.0
Arcserve Backup
Platform support
Actifio Enterprise
9.0
Arcserve Backup
Retention options
Actifio Enterprise
10.0
Arcserve Backup
Encryption
Actifio Enterprise
10.0
Arcserve Backup

Pros

Actifio Enterprise

  • Reliable and easy to deploy backup solution with low administration overhead.
  • Fast backup solution with low impact on production systems as it backs them up.
  • Dedup and replication of backed up data between sites and with streamsnap very quick recovery on dr site.
  • Great customer support with quick response to changing demands.
Peter Dawe | TrustRadius Reviewer

Arcserve Backup

  • Arcserve Backup has many offerings to fit many business sizes and needs.
  • It offers excellent features like dedupe, high availability, DR, and BMR.
  • Arcserve Backup sales and technical support is good to work with.
  • Very nice reseller program and benefits.
Robert Guy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Actifio Enterprise

  • Single file restore has always been an issue but hopefully will be added soon.
  • Physical server backup restoring has always been tricky but achievable.
Peter Dawe | TrustRadius Reviewer

Arcserve Backup

  • Has a steep learning curve to the product, if not experienced in backup solutions.
  • Windows backup and restore functionality is excellent, however, we have found Linux somewhat lacking.
Rob Bates | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Actifio Enterprise

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Arcserve Backup

Arcserve Backup 10.0
Based on 2 answers
Arcserve UDP provides our organization lots of benefits and it is much more than a simple backup and restore solution. We use it for cross platform DR, storage agnostic replications, DR solution instead of VMware SRM and more.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Actifio Enterprise

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Arcserve Backup

Arcserve Backup 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Arcserve Backup support is usually very good. Their chat is usually able to fix most general issues, but will escalate more in depth issues to technical engineers that call you back. Their product knowledge is really good and usually resolve issues promptly.
Robert Guy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Actifio Enterprise

Actifio is quicker to deploy easier to manage and capacity plan with less components to keep patched.
Peter Dawe | TrustRadius Reviewer

Arcserve Backup

We use Veeam Backup and Replication at our larger sites where Vmware Virtualization is being used and is our product of choice in this venue. When it comes to our smaller sites, nothing is more affordable and reliable than Arcserve Backup.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Actifio Enterprise

  • We have managed to scale up the size of our environment without the need for extra admin overhead.
  • Over 99% backups complete.
  • Solution is robust and quick to scale to meet demands.
Peter Dawe | TrustRadius Reviewer

Arcserve Backup

  • Deploying Arcserve UDP with the "copy-to-tape" option allowed us to reuse well over 50 LTO5 tapes used by our previous backup solution. Further, we extended data retention on site (maintaining monthly backups on disk) as well as extending off site data retention on tape.
Jerry Shakal | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Actifio Enterprise

General

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

Arcserve Backup

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Actifio Enterprise
10.0
Arcserve Backup
8.6

Likelihood to Renew

Actifio Enterprise
Arcserve Backup
10.0

Support Rating

Actifio Enterprise
Arcserve Backup
9.0

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