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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

WeTransfer

I would definitely recommend WeTransfer - especially the paid version. I feel like all of the shortcomings with the free service (file size limit & content deletion after 7 days) are all fixed when you upgrade your account, and the service is not very expensive. It only costs $12/monthly or $120/annually. WeTransfer makes it so easy to send files, and the additional features such as creating a link to your content & password protection are great. Very straightforward & easy to use.
Aubrey Miles | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

File Sharing & Management

Azure Backup
9.0
WeTransfer
7.0
Versioning
Azure Backup
9.2
WeTransfer
9.4
Video files
Azure Backup
8.0
WeTransfer
9.0
Audio files
Azure Backup
8.3
WeTransfer
9.0
Document collaboration
Azure Backup
9.8
WeTransfer
3.0
Access control
Azure Backup
9.5
WeTransfer
6.1
File search
Azure Backup
8.7
WeTransfer
8.0
Device sync
Azure Backup
9.7
WeTransfer
4.1

Cloud Storage Security & Administration

Azure Backup
9.3
WeTransfer
4.5
User and role management
Azure Backup
9.5
WeTransfer
4.0
File organization
Azure Backup
9.3
WeTransfer
5.5
Device management
Azure Backup
9.2
WeTransfer
4.0

Cloud Storage Platform

Azure Backup
9.0
WeTransfer
9.8
Performance
Azure Backup
9.0
WeTransfer
9.9
Reliability
Azure Backup
9.5
WeTransfer
9.8
Storage Reports
Azure Backup
8.4
WeTransfer
9.7

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

WeTransfer

  • You don't have to sign up for an account, you can just use it when visiting the website.
  • It is really simple and straightforward to use.
  • It has never failed me.
  • It tells you when your files have been successfully sent and when the other person downloaded it.
Anonymous | 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

WeTransfer

  • The price for Pro is a bit high.
  • A way for free users to save an address book.
  • The offline app isn't as robust as the web client.
Rob Gokee | 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

WeTransfer

WeTransfer 7.2
Based on 5 answers
Overall, WeTransfer is a very easy program to use. There is not much training needed on it, and all the users at my company are self taught. You only need a few minutes of playing around with the program to understand how to use it and get the most out of it
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Azure Backup

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

WeTransfer

WeTransfer 9.0
Based on 2 answers
WeTransfer is extremely reliable 99% of the time. There has been twice in 4 years that their service was unavailable due to server outage for several hours.
Michael Anderson | 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

WeTransfer

WeTransfer 9.4
Based on 4 answers
I've only reached out to WeTransfer support once, but they were prompt, courteous, and answered my question. I assume that future interactions would be the same, I'm looking forward to being a long term customer.
Rob Gokee | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

WeTransfer

We actually use both other platforms because we may be required to by our clients or vendors. I find We Transfer easier to use especially remotely - quicker to upload and send.
Ann M. Frank | 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

WeTransfer

  • I haven't paid for this software personally, so I'm not sure, but $12/month is very reasonable if you are constantly sharing files.
  • WeTransfer is fairly professional, so in my opinion, links sent to clients look more professional than using a link from Google Drive or Dropbox.
Chris Hecox | 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

WeTransfer

General

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

WeTransfer Editions & Modules

Edition
Pro$12.001
  1. Per Month
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Azure Backup
9.2
WeTransfer
8.5

Usability

Azure Backup
8.0
WeTransfer
7.2

Performance

Azure Backup
WeTransfer
9.0

Support Rating

Azure Backup
9.1
WeTransfer
9.4

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