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Score 8 out of 100
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Score 7.4 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

Unitrends Recovery Series Backup Appliance

For a purely virtualized environment, I love it. I recommend using it with fast storage if you want to benefit from the Instant Recovery feature. If you have slow storage like a USB disk drive - Instant Recovery may not be fun for you.
John Piercy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Data Center Backup

Actifio Enterprise
9.3
Unitrends Recovery Series Backup Appliance
7.4
Universal recovery
Actifio Enterprise
9.0
Unitrends Recovery Series Backup Appliance
8.0
Live recovery
Actifio Enterprise
9.0
Unitrends Recovery Series Backup Appliance
8.0
Recovery verification
Actifio Enterprise
9.0
Unitrends Recovery Series Backup Appliance
7.0
Business application protection
Actifio Enterprise
8.0
Unitrends Recovery Series Backup Appliance
7.0
Multiple backup destinations
Actifio Enterprise
10.0
Unitrends Recovery Series Backup Appliance
8.0
Incremental backup identification
Actifio Enterprise
10.0
Unitrends Recovery Series Backup Appliance
8.0
Backup to the cloud
Actifio Enterprise
9.0
Unitrends Recovery Series Backup Appliance
7.0
Deduplication and file compression
Actifio Enterprise
10.0
Unitrends Recovery Series Backup Appliance
7.0
Snapshots
Actifio Enterprise
10.0
Unitrends Recovery Series Backup Appliance
7.0
Flexible deployment
Actifio Enterprise
9.0
Unitrends Recovery Series Backup Appliance
Management dashboard
Actifio Enterprise
8.0
Unitrends Recovery Series Backup Appliance
Platform support
Actifio Enterprise
9.0
Unitrends Recovery Series Backup Appliance
Retention options
Actifio Enterprise
10.0
Unitrends Recovery Series Backup Appliance
Encryption
Actifio Enterprise
10.0
Unitrends Recovery Series Backup Appliance

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

Unitrends Recovery Series Backup Appliance

  • No licensing! Any new operating systems or file systems added to the backup appliance can be added on the fly without having to reach out to a sales rep.
  • It supports nearly every operating system for backup and restore purposes.
  • Built in bare-metal backups for Windows allows you to restore a virtual machine to a physical box if needed, and vice versa.
  • VMWare instant recovery allows the appliance to become a datastore for virtual environments in a pinch.
Jeremy Judnic | 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

Unitrends Recovery Series Backup Appliance

  • If you want to recover something from exchange, that is a separate piece of software. Wish that was integrated.
  • There are four extra HD slots on our appliance that you cannot expand to. Would be great if they allowed the appliance to be filled and re-striped.
  • A little annoyance is that the appliance doesn't have a faceplate. That could just be my issue though.
Steven Hiersche, Jr. | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Actifio Enterprise

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Unitrends Recovery Series Backup Appliance

Unitrends Recovery Series Backup Appliance 8.9
Based on 15 answers
We have grown very attached to the Unitrends appliances and their use for recovery and other file restoration needs as well as data archival, data replication to other appliance and data migration to other servers or long term storage requirements. The appliances work well and the support for them is very good as well.
Jason Rainsforth | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Actifio Enterprise

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Unitrends Recovery Series Backup Appliance

Unitrends Recovery Series Backup Appliance 8.1
Based on 9 answers
I have never used such an easy product that is stable and scalable like Unitrends. I have been running backups for MANY years. On premise, tape, disk, cloud, you name it. Unitrends is very flexible, stable and has incredible reporting features. It's nice when management requests a report and it takes you 5 minutes to run it and dump it to PDF. How can you beat that?
Anita Simoni | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Actifio Enterprise

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Unitrends Recovery Series Backup Appliance

Unitrends Recovery Series Backup Appliance 7.9
Based on 16 answers
Initial deployment services were terrific, and the couple of times I required support I received timely support from very knowledgeable support staff. These people are some of the best support staff I have encountered in my 20 year IT career.
Ian Fuchs | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Actifio Enterprise

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Unitrends Recovery Series Backup Appliance

Unitrends Recovery Series Backup Appliance 8.1
Based on 8 answers
The Unitrends employees involved in the installation were very friendly and knowledgeable. A certain degree of hiccups can be expected during any installation but never shook my confidence because of the friendly and knowledgeable team that was assigned to my project.
Brett Williston | 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

Unitrends Recovery Series Backup Appliance

With the installation of the Unitrends appliance, we now have a flat cost structure, clients can be added/dropped without affecting operating costs. Whenever issues with the appliance are encountered, either questions about the OS, setting up backups/archives, doing recovery or hardware related the Unitrends support team has been exceptional in their assistance, a total change from the cost and support structure of the previous product.
Howard Colwell | 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

Unitrends Recovery Series Backup Appliance

  • There are no negative impacts on our organization using the Unitrends device.
  • I have used the unitrends device to recover individual files lost by users, servers because of disc failures, servers because of malware or ransomeware, and desktops that I just thought it would be cool to show people how the baremetal product works.
Sean Bastick | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

Actifio Enterprise

Unitrends Recovery Series Backup Appliance

Pricing Details

Actifio Enterprise

General

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

Unitrends Recovery Series Backup Appliance

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Actifio Enterprise
10.0
Unitrends Recovery Series Backup Appliance
9.0

Likelihood to Renew

Actifio Enterprise
Unitrends Recovery Series Backup Appliance
8.9

Usability

Actifio Enterprise
Unitrends Recovery Series Backup Appliance
8.1

Support Rating

Actifio Enterprise
Unitrends Recovery Series Backup Appliance
7.9

Implementation Rating

Actifio Enterprise
Unitrends Recovery Series Backup Appliance
8.1

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