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Top Rated
47 Ratings
Top Rated
47 Ratings
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Score 8.6 out of 100
6 Ratings
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Score 9 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Backblaze

Backblaze does one thing and does one thing well: backup. If you recognize it for what it is, you will be very happy with it as an unobtrusive off-site backup solution. If, however, you want full-featured endpoint protection, you'll want to look elsewhere. For me and my needs, Backblaze provides the right amount of protection at a cheap price. You can't beat it.
Anonymous | 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

Backblaze
Nasuni Cloud Storage
9.4
Versioning
Backblaze
Nasuni Cloud Storage
10.0
Video files
Backblaze
Nasuni Cloud Storage
10.0
Audio files
Backblaze
Nasuni Cloud Storage
10.0
Document collaboration
Backblaze
Nasuni Cloud Storage
8.0
Access control
Backblaze
Nasuni Cloud Storage
10.0
File search
Backblaze
Nasuni Cloud Storage
10.0
Device sync
Backblaze
Nasuni Cloud Storage
8.0

Cloud Storage Security & Administration

Backblaze
Nasuni Cloud Storage
8.3
User and role management
Backblaze
Nasuni Cloud Storage
10.0
File organization
Backblaze
Nasuni Cloud Storage
6.0
Device management
Backblaze
Nasuni Cloud Storage
9.0

Cloud Storage Platform

Backblaze
Nasuni Cloud Storage
9.3
Performance
Backblaze
Nasuni Cloud Storage
10.0
Reliability
Backblaze
Nasuni Cloud Storage
9.0
Storage Reports
Backblaze
Nasuni Cloud Storage
9.0

Pros

Backblaze

  • Backblaze utilizes a native app across platforms vs. a javascript app you find with other backup services (CrashPlan being one of them). Native apps function better and have a better user interface than comparable javascript apps.
  • Backblaze has an intuitive interface that automatically backs everything up from your computer but allows you to easily exclude items you don't want or need to backup (applications, system files, etc.).
  • Backblaze has a built-in bandwidth cap and monitor allowing you to limit how much data is backed up on a daily basis to prevent going over ISP data caps or utilizing all of your upload bandwidth.
Aaron Pinsker | 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

Backblaze

  • User management isn't the greatest. We had the choice of either a site license under one email address, or a domain license, allowing users to log in with their own email address, however there's no management for this option. I can see metrics of the users' backup, but I can't manage the accounts in any way.
Stephen Yoder | TrustRadius Reviewer

Nasuni Cloud Storage

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

Usability

Backblaze

Backblaze 6.0
Based on 2 answers
As stated in my review, Backblaze simply works and works simply. You install it. It runs silently in the background storing and safeguarding all your computer data remotely. You seldom notice it until you've lost something you need - then you can quickly find it online using their interface and restore it - which is what's really important.
William Levins | 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

Backblaze

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Nasuni Cloud Storage

Nasuni Cloud Storage 8.0
Based on 1 answer
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

Backblaze

Backblaze 8.0
Based on 12 answers
They answered any questions I had accurately and politely. I prefer to call a phone number and get a human on the phone, but they prefer email and chat. I understand they have business profits to consider, so it makes sense.
Ellwood Howard | TrustRadius Reviewer

Nasuni Cloud Storage

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Backblaze

Backblaze is definitely the cheapest and most cost effective out of the 6 other services I've used in the past.For personal use, they are by and away the best service available. For business use, I believe they are a very strong contender to be the #3 guys behind AWS and Linode.
Matt Hoffman | 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

Backblaze

  • The saving of data is almost immeasurable - Backblaze is the best backup company I've ever used.
  • Getting started is quick and easy - and you get a 14-day trial.
  • The price is cheaper than every other service - but don't tell them!
Rob Gokee | 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

Backblaze

General

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

Backblaze Editions & Modules

Edition
Monthly$6.001
Yearly$60.001
2-Year$110.001
  1. Per Computer
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

Backblaze
8.5
Nasuni Cloud Storage
10.0

Usability

Backblaze
6.0
Nasuni Cloud Storage
9.0

Performance

Backblaze
Nasuni Cloud Storage
8.0

Support Rating

Backblaze
8.0
Nasuni Cloud Storage

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