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Score 9 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

Amazon S3 Glacier

If your organization has a lot of archival data that it needs to be backed up for safekeeping, where it won't be touched except in a dire emergency, Amazon Glacier is perfect. In our case, we had a client that generates many TB of video and photo data at annual events and wanted to retain ALL of it, pre- and post- edit for potential use in a future museum. Using the Snowball device, we were able to move hundreds of TB of existing media data that was previously housed on multiple Thunderbolt drives, external RAIDs, etc, in an organized manner, to Amazon Glacier. Then, we were able to setup CloudBerry Backup on their production computers to continually backup any new media that they generated during their annual events.
Patrick Plaisance | TrustRadius Reviewer

Barracuda Cloud Archiving Service

We have had a couple of legal inquiries which required us to review emails for a user or users. Using the Barracuda Cloud Archiving Service, we have been able to perform searches quickly, narrowing or expanding the search criteria is easy, resulting in exactly what we were looking for. This has saved us with claims for collections, as well as a couple of legal HR matters. It is my trusted go to application.
Jay Glatt | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Amazon S3 Glacier

  • Cheap storage of backup data.
  • Can be used as a part of the entire suite of tools from Amazon, without requiring you to leave the familiar stack.
Rytis Slatkevičius | TrustRadius Reviewer

Barracuda Cloud Archiving Service

  • Sonian search is rightly praised for ease of use, scale, performance and accuracy.
  • Sonian archive can be deployed rapidly without the need for costly professional service engagements.
  • Seamless process to import PST files into the archive.
  • Sonian has a high focus on compliance and governance which is reflected with their fast and accurate search function.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Amazon S3 Glacier

  • Accessing data stored in Glacier is slow. That shouldn't be a surprise, but it is undesirable nonetheless.
  • Retrieving a large amount of data can be expensive; Glacier's intended use is as an archive of rarely-accessed data.
  • Some users regard Glacier with fear and uncertainty. Slow retrieval time and high retrieval cost are the greatest risks of using Glacier, and they are also the Glacier interaction that most users have the least experience with.
Gavin Hackeling | TrustRadius Reviewer

Barracuda Cloud Archiving Service

  • The displayed message area can be made larger
Jay Glatt | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Amazon S3 Glacier

Amazon S3 Glacier 6.0
Based on 1 answer
It is difficult to delete the data as you have to wait for inventory and then bucket modification has to expire.
Rytis Slatkevičius | TrustRadius Reviewer

Barracuda Cloud Archiving Service

Barracuda Cloud Archiving Service 9.1
Based on 1 answer
It performs as expected with no exceptions.
Jay Glatt | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Amazon S3 Glacier

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Barracuda Cloud Archiving Service

Barracuda Cloud Archiving Service 9.1
Based on 1 answer
We only need support when initially setting it up. We really have not had to call for user or help support on this product. It has always worked and is always easy to use.
Jay Glatt | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Amazon S3 Glacier

Since the rest of our infrastructure is in Amazon AWS, coding for sending data to Glacier just makes sense. The others are great as well, for their specific needs and uses, but having *another* third-party software to manage, be billed for, and learn/utilize can be costly in money and time.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Barracuda Cloud Archiving Service

Sonian is a pure SaaS solution and is easy to manage and use. It's cost effective and does exactly what it says on the tin
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Amazon S3 Glacier

  • Helped us meet compliance requirements while minimizing costs.
  • Simple integration with almost no changes required to our existing S3 management policies.
Jeff Stockamp | TrustRadius Reviewer

Barracuda Cloud Archiving Service

  • We saw a significant reduction in storage of email data that was previously stored in PST files on local machines.
  • We can archive data for longer periods, which drives retention and email data storage needs.
  • This product gives us quick access and support for eDiscovery requests from legal departments.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Amazon S3 Glacier

Pricing Details

Amazon S3 Glacier

General

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

Amazon S3 Glacier Editions & Modules

Edition
Storage Pricing$0.0041
Expedited Retrieval Pricing$0.031
Retrieval Pricing$0.011
Bulk Retrieval Pricing$0.00251
  1. Per GB Per Month
Additional Pricing Details

Barracuda Cloud Archiving Service

General

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

Barracuda Cloud Archiving Service Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

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