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Score 8 out of 100
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Score 7.7 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

Carbonite Server

A key question is, "how much critical data needs to be backed up?". A follow-up question might be, "what impact would it have on your business and reputation if you were to lose this data or take more than a few days to recover?"If a company's data is not critical or valuable to the success of their business, then this is not a good solution.
Shea Taylor | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Data Center Backup

Actifio Enterprise
9.3
Carbonite Server
7.9
Universal recovery
Actifio Enterprise
9.0
Carbonite Server
8.3
Live recovery
Actifio Enterprise
9.0
Carbonite Server
8.2
Recovery verification
Actifio Enterprise
9.0
Carbonite Server
7.9
Business application protection
Actifio Enterprise
8.0
Carbonite Server
7.8
Multiple backup destinations
Actifio Enterprise
10.0
Carbonite Server
7.8
Incremental backup identification
Actifio Enterprise
10.0
Carbonite Server
8.4
Backup to the cloud
Actifio Enterprise
9.0
Carbonite Server
9.5
Deduplication and file compression
Actifio Enterprise
10.0
Carbonite Server
7.6
Snapshots
Actifio Enterprise
10.0
Carbonite Server
6.3
Flexible deployment
Actifio Enterprise
9.0
Carbonite Server
7.9
Management dashboard
Actifio Enterprise
8.0
Carbonite Server
7.5
Platform support
Actifio Enterprise
9.0
Carbonite Server
7.5
Retention options
Actifio Enterprise
10.0
Carbonite Server
7.7
Encryption
Actifio Enterprise
10.0
Carbonite Server
8.5

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

Carbonite Server

  • Carbonite Evault allows for easy management of backups. Once the system is integrated there is minimal hands on time. The system is smart enough to email you if there is an issue to give you the opportunity to fix it before it becomes a larger issue.
  • Carbonite Evault does restores very well also. Our favorite restores are the BMR (Bare Metal Restores). This type of back up allows you to restore the entire server configuration to a brand new box.
  • Carbonite Evault does a good job of allowing you to schedule backups when it is convenient to you with little impact on your bandwith.
Timika Hite | 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

Carbonite Server

  • The backup report really needs improvement. It is really pathetic, as it gives wrong information. It is not suitable for auditing.
  • The Exchange DAG backup should support instead of configuring each exchange server.
  • Cloud infrastructure supports a lot of AWS and Azure instances that are coming up.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Actifio Enterprise

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Carbonite Server

Carbonite Server 4.8
Based on 6 answers
We packaged carbonite server with the end user product that they provide but we have had issues where the end user site has been down for days at time and backups for both server and user are backing up but we do not the get notification that it was completed for several days. There appears to be latency issues with the mail delivery for completed backups. Additionally, I have used other backup products and find the Carbonite website interface very clunkly and difficult to navigate.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Actifio Enterprise

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Carbonite Server

Carbonite Server 5.5
Based on 1 answer
Product needs a lot of improvements in some features like Cloud and Reporting.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Actifio Enterprise

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Carbonite Server

Carbonite Server 5.5
Based on 1 answer
Some of the requests we could not get resolved on time. They took a long time to provide the reason for the issue we had raised.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Actifio Enterprise

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Carbonite Server

Carbonite Server 6.4
Based on 1 answer
We had appliance and we just needed to setup the Director Console which was straight forward and easy.
Anonymous | 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

Carbonite Server

Netbak is a great product but we also had a secondary issue of having to backup several PC's on site and at remote locations. Carbonite helped with both and gave us one central admin console to be able to check the progress of all our backups, where netbak would have required us to setup a tunnel or use the internet to move data back to our main office.
Robb Glietz | 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

Carbonite Server

  • For a small firm, it has outsourced an important element to support our business continuity.
  • Email archiving was something we couldn't keep up with an EVault type of solution. We have more control of our file storage size than email, so we felt we were paying too much to archive spam and solicitations than important business communication. We went to a Google solution which was extremely cost effective and with more features.
Eric Romaine | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Actifio Enterprise

General

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

Carbonite Server

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Actifio Enterprise
10.0
Carbonite Server
9.0

Likelihood to Renew

Actifio Enterprise
Carbonite Server
4.8

Usability

Actifio Enterprise
Carbonite Server
5.5

Support Rating

Actifio Enterprise
Carbonite Server
5.5

Implementation Rating

Actifio Enterprise
Carbonite Server
6.4

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