Ahsay Cloud Backup Suite vs. Asigra

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Ahsay Cloud Backup Suite
Score 7.8 out of 10
Small Businesses (1-50 employees)
Ahsay Backup Software is specifically designed for Managed Service Providers, System Integrators and IT Consulting Companies. It aims to empower users to offer secure managed, cloud hosted, and on-premises backup service to business end customers and earn recurring income. The whole solution is with server-client architecture. The server-side centralized management console (AhsayCBS) can be installed either on one's own backup server hosted in a datacenter, or on a cloud platform such as…
$18
Per Device Per Year
Asigra
Score 6.5 out of 10
N/A
Asigra is an enterprise-level, agentless, cloud-based recovery software to provide data backup and recovery of servers, virtual machines, endpoint devices, database, and SaaS/IaaS-based applications. Asigra charges customers by the amount of data they recover rather than the amount they back up.N/A
Pricing
Ahsay Cloud Backup SuiteAsigra
Editions & Modules
AhsayACB client for workstation backup
$18.00
Per Device Per Year
AhsayACB client for workstation backup
$18.00
Per Device Per Year
AhsayOBM client for server backup
$48.00
Per Device Per Year
AhsayOBM client for server backup
$48.00
Per Device Per Year
AhsayCBS central management software
$60.00
Per Installation Per Year
AhsayCBS central management software
$60.00
Per Installation Per Year
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Ahsay Cloud Backup SuiteAsigra
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup Fee$500 Per CBS ServerNo setup fee
Additional DetailsAhsayOBM client agent includes free File, Microsoft Exchange Server Database, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL Database, Windows System, Windows Systems State backup modules. If you need to backup VMware/Hyper-V guest VMs, Office 365, Exchange individual mailboxes, Synology/QNAP NAS, then corresponding add-on paid modules need to be added to AhsayOBM. See the modules pricing in Ahsay's website. AhsayACB client agent includes free File and Windows System backup modules.
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Features
Ahsay Cloud Backup SuiteAsigra
Data Center Backup
Comparison of Data Center Backup features of Product A and Product B
Ahsay Cloud Backup Suite
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Ratings
Asigra
8.8
1 Ratings
6% above category average
Backup to the cloud00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Flexible deployment00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Management dashboard00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Platform support00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Encryption00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Enterprise Backup
Comparison of Enterprise Backup features of Product A and Product B
Ahsay Cloud Backup Suite
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Ratings
Asigra
8.3
1 Ratings
1% above category average
Continuous data protection00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Replication00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Operational reporting and analytics00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Malware protection00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
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User Ratings
Ahsay Cloud Backup SuiteAsigra
Likelihood to Recommend
8.0
(2 ratings)
8.0
(25 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
8.6
(13 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(6 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
8.8
(5 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
7.5
(6 ratings)
In-Person Training
-
(0 ratings)
4.5
(1 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
1.0
(1 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
1.2
(3 ratings)
Configurability
-
(0 ratings)
1.0
(1 ratings)
Ease of integration
-
(0 ratings)
1.0
(1 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
4.5
(1 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
-
(0 ratings)
1.0
(1 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
-
(0 ratings)
1.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
Ahsay Cloud Backup SuiteAsigra
Likelihood to Recommend
Ahsay Systems Corporation Limited
Being able to back up critical data in real time gives us a better edge in service delivery. Ahsay has sufficiently delivered in terms of secure storage for files and data. Ahsay version 9.1.4.0 is scheduled to be released soon (just received the notification earlier) and they claim it will have higher storage usage so the future with Ahsay is promising. Ahsay has incredible encryption source retention policies and will be suitable for all your confidential files.
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Asigra
If implemented as a Cloud Service provider (Public Cloud), In House Solution (Private Cloud) or a mixture of both (Hybrid Cloud):
  • The Agentless Architecture means there are less support burdens.
  • Encryption at Source gives the customer confidence their data is secure.
  • WAN Optimisation (Compression & Block Level Incremential Forever and De-deupe of Data), enables a large amount of Data to be protected offsite.
  • One step Backup to both Local and Offsite storage enables LAN speed restores with offsite peace of mind.
  • Asigra Replication from DS-System to DS-System enables another geographically separate copy of the data.
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Pros
Ahsay Systems Corporation Limited
  • Supports backing to multiple destinations as a way of spreading risks in case of compromise.
  • Replicates the standard backups to a different destination and in real time.
  • Secures critical mission data with 2FA
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Asigra
  • Provides capability of local backups while maintaining remote copies on cloud to ensure faster recoveries of recent data and remote protection of all data.
  • Helps reduce cost of long term retention by leveraging the BLM functionality.
  • It does not need specialized hardware for it to work. Customers and Service Providers can choose their own infrastructure and do not need to rely on any OS or storage based replication even for deploying replication of backups.
  • Supports wide range of environments including virtual environments with remarkable features like remote VDR with incremental restores.
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Cons
Ahsay Systems Corporation Limited
  • Whenever newer versions are being released, very insignificant features are added, we adapted to lowering our expectations.
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Asigra
  • We would like to see Asigra come out with a Replication Model for quick Recovery of systems upon Disaster. We can have quicker recovery, DR, with Virtual Machines but we would like to have Physical Machine recovery in less than 2 hours. Replication can accomplish this...
  • We would like to see Geolocation and remote wipe for endpoint devices
  • We would like to see the solution provide easy "roll back" after a disaster.
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Likelihood to Renew
Ahsay Systems Corporation Limited
No answers on this topic
Asigra
  • Asigra is a great entry way into the cloud.
  • Compliance is a tricky thing. Jumping backup software means having to deal with previous copies somehow. Asigra is built for the long haul.
  • Asigra is continuing to increase their feature stack. They have made huge steps in the VM backup in the last 3 years and continue to implement features there.
  • As far as cloud backup software goes, there are many that can do it, but none that do it as well as Asigra.
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Usability
Ahsay Systems Corporation Limited
No answers on this topic
Asigra
It is a bit rough around the edges and the GUI feels like a wrap around of a CLI but it is simple to use. The problem comes in when there is an error code you are usually chasing down the error code in the specific vendor's forums rather than Asigra's
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Reliability and Availability
Ahsay Systems Corporation Limited
No answers on this topic
Asigra
Over 6 consecutive years our Asigra Backend had 99.99% uptime and provided 7x24 data restore availability.
Software is robust in operations, provides N+1 node architecture to protect against failure of half of the nodes (majority of the nodes still up) and software based replication to protect against data loss across two geographically independent datacenter locations. Why not 10 points? Some major upgrades still require short downtime within a planned maintenance windows.
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Support Rating
Ahsay Systems Corporation Limited
No answers on this topic
Asigra
They respond quickly on your request. They ask for details at the time of logging the support request itself ensuring the first response is not for collecting the basic details only. They refund you the support request if they find it as a functionality issue. They follow up on you to ensure you are satisfied and happy with the response and resolution that they have provided.
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Online Training
Ahsay Systems Corporation Limited
No answers on this topic
Asigra
Anything training past level 1 and level 2 is a waste of time. They do not offer training, just an exam and require you to read 2500 pages of their documentation as their training. They are selling you something which you already have. Training exams are far fetched and cover topics hidden within the documentation. A lot of their documentation does not match across itself. They don't even follow the standard versions Major.Minor.ServicePack.Hotfix. They use the MAJOR.MAJOR.MAJOR.Hotfix method, which doesn't match their documentation. They require you to take training in order to keep your engaged hybrid partnership. If you ask me personally, their training is a scam to make more money.
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Implementation Rating
Ahsay Systems Corporation Limited
No answers on this topic
Asigra
Quick to install, easy to create jobs, schedules and retention policies. No large cycles of setting up backup volumes or trash volumes. Retention job itself configures the BLM functionality so you don't need an expertise to handle the BLM module separately.
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Alternatives Considered
Ahsay Systems Corporation Limited
No answers on this topic
Asigra
I would say that it has the same functionality as the three mentioned above in their respective fields (might have a bit less than some of them) but Asigra offers all of this and more so if you are looking for a single backup solution across the entire firm then Asigra is the much better choice
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Return on Investment
Ahsay Systems Corporation Limited
  • We are shielded from ransomware attacks by backing up data to multiple offsite destinations.
  • Securely backing up critical data.
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Asigra
  • Our entire Asigra environment can be easily monitored through one plane of glass thanks to their DS-Operator and Asigra Management Console.
  • It's quite simple to use and navigate.
  • Never has restoration fallen short.
  • Data from several generations can be saved and retrieved.
  • After a hardware failure, an edge server can be easily and quickly rebuilt.
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ScreenShots

Ahsay Cloud Backup Suite Screenshots

Screenshot of AhsayCBS central management home screenScreenshot of Dashboard in AhsayCBS central management software for administrator to monitor and locate issues to fixScreenshot of System resources monitoring screen in AhsayCBS central management softwareScreenshot of Backup users management screen in AhsayCBS central management softwareScreenshot of AhsayOBM client backup software home screen. User can select to create new backup set, editing existing backup sets, trigger backup and restore, view reports from this screen.Screenshot of Backup schedule creation screen in AhsayOBM client backup software