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Score 6.5 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

Carbonite Availability

I believe it would work well with continuous replication in a DR scenario with no time limits and having the ability to fail back is a bonus, but in a one off move the decision to restrict the time it can sync for has proven to be an issue for us.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

StorSimple

Onsite storage needs and backing up to Azure.
Scott Lerner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Carbonite Availability

  • A product is worthless in my opinion if you don't have a great support team to work with. I've had issues with replication jobs that were resolved quickly and easily by the support team.
  • DR - Doubletake is the only tool that I'm aware of that can handle DR replication of both physical and virtual environments. There sre others, but they use a snapshot technology, where doubletake has continuous replication of data.
  • Move - we have moved physical and virtual environments from around the world without ever having to leave the office. One of the companies we migrated started off with their equipment in Switzerland, and after the servers were in a fully protected state in the US, that failover to the new location took 45 min.
John Stalzer | TrustRadius Reviewer

StorSimple

  • Performance via the SSD drives.
  • Writes back to our Private Cloud via Azure.
  • Easy to Admin via Web client interface.
Scott Lerner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Carbonite Availability

  • More verbose error messages. So we can fix problems with more ease
  • More bandwidth settings for throttling.
  • Ability to restart services on servers from the double take console
Adhir Kamal | TrustRadius Reviewer

StorSimple

  • Additional fail-over functionality
Scott Lerner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Carbonite Availability

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StorSimple

StorSimple 10.0
Based on 1 answer
If I wanted to use just onsite storage the StorSimple device is already paid for.
Scott Lerner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Carbonite Availability

Carbonite Availability 8.2
Based on 1 answer
the product UI is user friendly and product is straightforward to use.
Artur Estanqueiro | TrustRadius Reviewer

StorSimple

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Support Rating

Carbonite Availability

Carbonite Availability 7.3
Based on 2 answers
Once through to support it is very good and they have assisted us through a number of issues. I don't always think that they provide a solution, more a workaround, but in a move situation where each copy is moving once, that isn't an issue. I'd be more concerned if we were using it to manage a DR scenario.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

StorSimple

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Alternatives Considered

Carbonite Availability

It is better for critical apps than Veeam due to the lower RPO. Veeam is favoured by some customers due to it's attractive price point.Zerto is a very strong product and is innovating continuously. I don't see so much of this from DoubleTake.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

StorSimple

Easy to use and highly compatible with our MSFT Hyper-V environment
Scott Lerner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Carbonite Availability

  • It has allowed us through DR testing to meet contractual requirements of our major accounts..
  • It gives us peace of mind that in the event of a major issue we can perform our daily business with a relative success rate.
Ron Sisler Jr | TrustRadius Reviewer

StorSimple

  • Great Folks on the MSFT Implementation team
  • Great value on year 2
Scott Lerner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Carbonite Availability

General

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

Carbonite Availability Editions & Modules

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StorSimple

General

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

StorSimple Editions & Modules

Edition
Virtual Appliance$4.111
Cloud Array$4.111
Physical Appliance$43.841
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