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Score 8.7 out of 100
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Score 8.7 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Altaro VM Backup

While I am not an IT professional, I can get around and do a lot of things. For a novice user like myself, the UI is fairly straightforward and easy to set-up and manage. If I was delving into more detailed backups and replication (not currently using) I still believe that a novice user like myself would be able to manage. Pricing based on host and not VMs is attractive for the end-user. If you had your VMs stored on a number of different hosts, it could get pricey.
Jarret Schwartz | TrustRadius Reviewer

MSP360 Backup (formerly CloudBerry Backup)

For any Managed Service Provider (MSP) that offers backups services to its clients, Cloudberry MBS is a winning solution. It is fast, powerful, flexible and priced to provide room for decent profit margins for the MSP. MSP's that handle clients so large that they need Appliance-based backups and recovery will need more sophisticated (read pricier) solutions, but for the vast majority of customers that have 1-10 servers, CloudberryLab MBS is an excellent solution.
Steve Putnam | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Altaro VM Backup

  • Fast and simple setup. I didn't need to read through ANY documentation to set up and have a backup running.
  • Easy and cost-effective licensing. I didn't need to count CPU's or VM's or other random facts to work out my licensing. Just how many hosts, and then one of 3 feature levels of which two have unlimited VM licensing. Hosts x Feature Set = Cost.
  • Easy Restores. Backing up is one thing, but restoring and having confidence in the restore is another. It just works, simple and effective.
  • Help is easy to find if you need it. From within the app, it gives you options of email, phone, and live chat, which is usually available even with odd time zones in play.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MSP360 Backup (formerly CloudBerry Backup)

  • Low cost backup solution for servers and workstations that is easy to setup and manager and it works!
  • I love the file level backups with ransomware protection also. Perfect for file servers.
David Judice | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Altaro VM Backup

  • Single file restore is not included in the 2 VM free edition.
  • Can't restore a single SQL database, you have to restore the entire VM.
Stefano Sanna | TrustRadius Reviewer

MSP360 Backup (formerly CloudBerry Backup)

  • The CloudBackup Drive has some issues.
  • Would be nice to have a single interface to manage all my servers.
  • Requires a console on each machine being backed up.
chris maddox | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Altaro VM Backup

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MSP360 Backup (formerly CloudBerry Backup)

MSP360 Backup (formerly CloudBerry Backup) 10.0
Based on 1 answer
I love Cloudberry. I am using it at three different sites to backup their mission critical file servers and it works great. It is a very cost effective backup solution that is easy to setup and use and the support is also very good. I would recommend it to anyone that needs a good backup solution for their business.
David Judice | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Altaro VM Backup

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MSP360 Backup (formerly CloudBerry Backup)

MSP360 Backup (formerly CloudBerry Backup) 7.2
Based on 2 answers
They have a great app with more backups. It can be confusing to provide and push backups until you get used to it. Auto-renew is also a little weird with the licenses.
Daniel Cauley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Altaro VM Backup

Altaro VM Backup 8.8
Based on 14 answers
The chat is very responsive. They work hard to find you a solution. They are very competent and very friendly. Most of the time they will simply open a request for you and ask to send the support package (bunch of logs and files) and will come back by email, but you can also click on the chat button inside Altaro to talk to someone.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MSP360 Backup (formerly CloudBerry Backup)

MSP360 Backup (formerly CloudBerry Backup) 8.4
Based on 8 answers
It's easy to set up, but a few things prevent it from being great. All the computers require one license. You have to stay on top of it, otherwise you fill up data storage with outdated and unused data. It's super easy to call CloudBerry for support and they are very friendly to work with. It's difficult as a tech when you want to fix the issue, but you are relying on technical support. Many times an error happens and you cannot find a single issue. The only solution is to update the application and hope the newest build fixed the issue.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Altaro VM Backup

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MSP360 Backup (formerly CloudBerry Backup)

MSP360 Backup (formerly CloudBerry Backup) 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Easy and successful implementation and the results have been very good with no issues since the install and go live. I highly recommend Cloudberry Backup software to anyone needing an easy to install, setup and manage backup solution. Excellent product with great features and reliability at a very good price point.
David Judice | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Altaro VM Backup

Altaro brings value to organizations looking at other platforms. It's definitely less expensive overall than Veeam, Datto or Infrascale. The recovery solution for Altaro is very good and reliable. Any organization looking at Veeam should consider Altaro as a potential alternative - depending on requirements. Although lacking in some granular backup/recovery systems, organizations looking at the backup of VMs only - numerous VMs with an off-site cloud location already setup. Costs can potentially increase if numerous versions or long deletion policy needs to be maintained. However such costs would increase on Veeam as well. Solarwinds and Carbonite charge based on selected sizes while Asigra has an amazing deduplication system for VMs, however, Asigra can become pricey with longer deletion/versioning setups as well.
Calin Popescu | TrustRadius Reviewer

MSP360 Backup (formerly CloudBerry Backup)

The MSP360 web management portal is unbeatable. It makes management and fault correction much easier. Unfortunately, Veeam does not have this without setting up a specific server for this purpose.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Altaro VM Backup

  • We have a reliable backup solution.
  • I always know if/when a job fails.
  • Any time I have had to restore a backup, it was a straight-forward process.
Jarret Schwartz | TrustRadius Reviewer

MSP360 Backup (formerly CloudBerry Backup)

  • We spend little time managing the backups once deployed.
  • It is a little more expensive than other backup solutions by the time you figure in the cloud storage portion.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Altaro VM Backup

Pricing Details

Altaro VM Backup

General

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

Altaro VM Backup Editions & Modules

Edition
FreeFree
Subscription License - Standard Edition59.802
Subscription License - Unlimited Edition73.802
Subscription License - Unlimited Plus Edition89.202
Perpetual License - Standard Edition$5953
Perpetual License - Unlimited Edition$6953
Perpetual License - Unlimited Plus Edition$8753
  1. per VM/per year
  2. per host
Additional Pricing Details

MSP360 Backup (formerly CloudBerry Backup)

General

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

MSP360 Backup (formerly CloudBerry Backup) Editions & Modules

Edition
CloudBerry Backup Free$0.001
CloudBerry Backup Pro$29.991
CloudBerry Backup Server$119.991
CloudBerry Backup Ultimate$299.991
CloudBerry Backup MS SQL$149.991
CloudBerry Backup MS Exchange$229.991
  1. Per server
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