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Likelihood to Recommend

Azure Backup

Azure Backup is suitable for companies of various sizes, with varying amounts of data. The cost of the investment should be thought out carefully so that there are no bad surprises with unnecessary files going to Azure Backup. The interface is friendly and easy to configure and it does not require your company to have a backup expert. It is highly recommended for companies with smaller number of servers and better if the servers are already running in an Azure environment.
Ismael Pereira | TrustRadius Reviewer

Nasuni Cloud Storage

Well suited if you have a lot of data that doesn't need to be stored and read right away. I think even if you don't have much data, you can still use it for it's intended purpose to great effect, but think of it as the more data you have, the even better it will work.I don't think it would be particularly useful if you already have a slick file restore system in place and you don't need to store your data elsewhere with redundancy.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

File Sharing & Management

Azure Backup
9.0
Nasuni Cloud Storage
9.4
Versioning
Azure Backup
9.2
Nasuni Cloud Storage
10.0
Video files
Azure Backup
8.0
Nasuni Cloud Storage
10.0
Audio files
Azure Backup
8.3
Nasuni Cloud Storage
10.0
Document collaboration
Azure Backup
9.9
Nasuni Cloud Storage
8.0
Access control
Azure Backup
9.5
Nasuni Cloud Storage
10.0
File search
Azure Backup
8.7
Nasuni Cloud Storage
10.0
Device sync
Azure Backup
9.7
Nasuni Cloud Storage
8.0

Cloud Storage Security & Administration

Azure Backup
9.3
Nasuni Cloud Storage
8.3
User and role management
Azure Backup
9.4
Nasuni Cloud Storage
10.0
File organization
Azure Backup
9.3
Nasuni Cloud Storage
6.0
Device management
Azure Backup
9.2
Nasuni Cloud Storage
9.0

Cloud Storage Platform

Azure Backup
9.0
Nasuni Cloud Storage
9.3
Performance
Azure Backup
9.0
Nasuni Cloud Storage
10.0
Reliability
Azure Backup
9.5
Nasuni Cloud Storage
9.0
Storage Reports
Azure Backup
8.4
Nasuni Cloud Storage
9.0

Pros

Azure Backup

  • Microsoft products (especially Azure) integration (Windows/Azure SQL instances).
  • Easy to implement and to administer.
  • Friendly interface, compatible to Azure visual identity.
  • Easy to back up and restore.
  • Relatively good backup performance.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Nasuni Cloud Storage

  • The management console is extremely simple and easy to navigate, making common tasks easy to do.
  • Our storage appliance is configured to snapshot data several times an hour, making the risk of data loss very low.
  • Data restores are very intuitive, and take seconds to initiate regardless of whether it is one file or 300GB of data. We have successfully restored many Gigs of data in minutes.
Shawn Umansky | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Azure Backup

  • There are more features than you need, just learn how to do it.
  • Really, it is constantly being developed, so I don't think of anything.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Nasuni Cloud Storage

  • Better analytics when issues arise.
  • Better onboarding documentation.
  • Real-time monitoring.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Azure Backup

Azure Backup 8.0
Based on 1 answer
This Justifies that usability of azure is at huge extent
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Nasuni Cloud Storage

Nasuni Cloud Storage 9.0
Based on 1 answer
As I mentioned, the user interface is amazing and straight forward. It's very easy to learn how to configure and restore files. I would like a bit more reporting, especially in terms of live reporting and monitoring. The support is great when you have a question on how to do something, which helps with usability.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Azure Backup

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Nasuni Cloud Storage

Nasuni Cloud Storage 8.0
Based on 2 answers
Again, it may have a little to do with the size and speed of your own environment, but we've been nothing but pleased with the speed of access of the files - even pulling old files from the cloud storage. Recovery of huge and many data files is a bit slow if you don't have the specs of the filer up to snuff.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Azure Backup

Azure Backup 9.1
Based on 4 answers
One of the differentials of the solution is the high level of guarantee and support of the Azure Backup solution. Microsoft is a reference in a technology company with a highly trained support team and helps us with any questions or technical problems with the tool. Service is fast and efficient with trained engineers.
Amanda Wiens | TrustRadius Reviewer

Nasuni Cloud Storage

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Azure Backup

Azure Backup is based on the most secure and encrypted cloud storage facility available...Microsoft. They have been doing this a long time and have ironed out all the kinks, leaving only the good and dependable solution in place. Azure Backup is fast also, you do not have major delays and internet throttling happening from Microsoft, unlike nearly all other competitors. Have you ever tried downloading a backup you have in the cloud from any solution other than Microsoft Azure Backup? If you have, you know they throttle the speed drastically and it could take you more than an hour to restore just 100mb of data. Most server backups are over 50 GB, some of mine are over 1.5 TB. With those slow speeds it could take weeks to recover your system just because you are waiting on the download to finish. Those companies then offer to send you an external drive with your data on it...but for a major price tag! You should not have to pay extra to get your data back and should not have to wait more than an hour to get it all downloaded either. Microsoft does not throttle Azure Backup downloads and I can almost guarantee that they have faster speeds than you have, meaning that you will be able to download at your maximum internet speeds and recover your systems quickly!
John Fester | TrustRadius Reviewer

Nasuni Cloud Storage

The technical support and escalation path for Nasuni is much more reliable and efficient. No getting transferred to various teams. Often times, the person who answers your call is able to resolve your issue. If they cannot, they get the case assigned to the appropriate engineer right away. Time to close has always been very good.
Shawn Umansky | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Azure Backup

  • The ability to provide customers with peace of mind that their VM's are protected.
  • Low cost as you only pay for the storage.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Nasuni Cloud Storage

  • Dramatically reduced time spent managing our storage platform. Quotas and reporting tools take all the guesswork out of data growth. Updates are easy to deploy. Time freed up can be used for more user-facing activities that we consider more valuable to the organization.
  • The overall stability of the platform has been very good. We have been running on the same hardware for the past four years without any performance issues.
Shawn Umansky | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Azure Backup

General

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

Azure Backup Editions & Modules

Edition
Storage in GB/Month$0.0224 to $0.05691
Backup Instance <50GB$5.00 + storage consumed
Backup Instance > 50 GB but < or = 500 GB$10.00 + storage consumed
Backup Instance Instance is > 500 GB$10 for each 500 GB increment + storage consumed
  1. per GB
Additional Pricing Details

Nasuni Cloud Storage

General

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

Nasuni Cloud Storage Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Azure Backup
9.2
Nasuni Cloud Storage
10.0

Usability

Azure Backup
8.0
Nasuni Cloud Storage
9.0

Performance

Azure Backup
Nasuni Cloud Storage
8.0

Support Rating

Azure Backup
9.1
Nasuni Cloud Storage

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