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Veeam Backup & Replication

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Feature Set Ratings

    Data Center Backup

    CTERA Edge X Series

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.6

    Veeam Backup & Replication

    86%
    Veeam Backup & Replication ranks higher in 14/14 features

    Universal recovery

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.5
    85%
    142 Ratings

    Live recovery

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.6
    86%
    151 Ratings

    Recovery verification

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.8
    88%
    154 Ratings

    Business application protection

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.7
    87%
    140 Ratings

    Multiple backup destinations

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.8
    88%
    165 Ratings

    Incremental backup identification

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.9
    89%
    171 Ratings

    Backup to the cloud

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.3
    83%
    106 Ratings

    Deduplication and file compression

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.6
    86%
    159 Ratings

    Snapshots

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.9
    89%
    148 Ratings

    Flexible deployment

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.4
    84%
    137 Ratings

    Management dashboard

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.4
    84%
    23 Ratings

    Platform support

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.6
    86%
    141 Ratings

    Retention options

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.6
    86%
    143 Ratings

    Encryption

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2
    82%
    122 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Veeam Backup & Replication is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

    Likelihood to Recommend

    1.0

    CTERA Edge X Series

    10%
    1 Rating
    9.0

    Veeam Backup & Replication

    90%
    398 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    CTERA Edge X Series

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.5

    Veeam Backup & Replication

    95%
    21 Ratings

    Usability

    CTERA Edge X Series

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.8

    Veeam Backup & Replication

    88%
    19 Ratings

    Availability

    CTERA Edge X Series

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2

    Veeam Backup & Replication

    82%
    4 Ratings

    Performance

    CTERA Edge X Series

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.3

    Veeam Backup & Replication

    73%
    4 Ratings

    Support Rating

    CTERA Edge X Series

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.8

    Veeam Backup & Replication

    98%
    36 Ratings

    Implementation Rating

    CTERA Edge X Series

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.9

    Veeam Backup & Replication

    99%
    29 Ratings

    Product Scalability

    CTERA Edge X Series

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2

    Veeam Backup & Replication

    82%
    3 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    CTERA Edge X Series

    This is all about the selling you a "Device" and prices vary greatly between resellers. The devices work well, but the pure cloud solutions need a lot of work.
    Lee Taylor | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Veeam Backup & Replication

    I think Veeam Backup & Replication Community Edition is well suited to virtual environments where some VM is not that big, so you can use PowerShell script which runs Veeam Backup of smaller VM, and then u can create a schedule in task scheduler so it runs automatically. Keep in mind that VeemZip always makes a full backup copy, so a bigger VM will take a longer time to create a backup.
    Pawel Sokol | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pros

    CTERA Edge X Series

    • Standard File Backup
    Lee Taylor | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Veeam Backup & Replication

    • Veeam has built some very useful application-specific tools for recovering exchange server items, emails, etc.
    • Veeam is relatively simple to set up, but provides a lot of extended features should the need come one day. Features like replication and backup copy were not originally implemented in our project goals.
    • Support is outstanding, their SLAs are clearly outlined, and their engineers are easy to understand and their ticket opening flow is simple enough.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cons

    CTERA Edge X Series

    • SQL Backups just don't work reliably. For us, we lost all of our SQL data backed up through the CTERA Application process. Although the logs indicated a success, that was really not the case. This came close to putting us out of business. Luckily I had taken a genuine SQL backup to a folder. Unfortunately it was a month old. We had to pick-up the pieces from there.
    • Don't use it for file sync and share. There are better products out there i.e. anchorworks.com
    • Support sucks. Good luck with response time and answers that are inconsistent between team members. For example I had to rebuild a VM from scratch. When I re-installed the CTERA client It obviously thought I was adding another device. When I inquired to tech support, one member said "copy the old Data folder" (I still had the old VHD. That did not work). The other directed me to the correct spot to just change the associated folder. The turn-around time was over 24 hours for this simple fix.
    • Documentation, plenty of fodder but no real tech there.
    Lee Taylor | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Veeam Backup & Replication

    • Needs to be able to backup linux and mac instances as we have some use for that
    • I have heard nightmares for the cloud based backups and due to that I have steered from that attempt and went with a different company.
    • License costs could be better as the market has gotten more competitive in recent years.
    Christopher Shaw | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pricing Details

    CTERA Edge X Series

    General

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

    Starting Price

    CTERA Edge X Series Editions & Modules

    Additional Pricing Details

    Veeam Backup & Replication

    General

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

    Starting Price

    $0

    Veeam Backup & Replication Editions & Modules

    Edition
    Veeam Backup Essentials$4001
    Backup & ReplicationContact sales team
    Availability SuiteContact sales team
    1. per year 5 licenses
    2. none
    Additional Pricing Details
    Veeam sells through channel partners. Contact a partner for detailed pricing and quotes. Resellers or sales personnel are available for assistance.

    Likelihood to Renew

    CTERA Edge X Series

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Veeam Backup & Replication

    Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5
    Based on 21 answers
    I really have no complaints about Veeam Backup & Replication. Their service has been excellent and the cost is minimal in comparison to other services I checked out. Implementation wasn't simple and the Veeam Support team was there to help each step of the way.
    George Rodgers-Clark | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Usability

    CTERA Edge X Series

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Veeam Backup & Replication

    Veeam Backup & Replication 8.8
    Based on 19 answers
    Veeam is fairly simple in terms of how it is set up; its not an overly-complicated dashboard that can be intimidating to less technically-inclined users. Veeam also offers good instructional videos to help users work through how to do specific functions. I appreciate that they have specific video tutorials rather than having users scroll through a cumbersome manual.
    Cody Gordon | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Reliability and Availability

    CTERA Edge X Series

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Veeam Backup & Replication

    Veeam Backup & Replication 8.2
    Based on 4 answers
    The Veeam Backup & Replication solution is up and running every time you need it as it was planned. In more than 3 years that we have been using the product every night, it might have failed or presented an error once or twice, so the availability percentage is almost at 100%.
    Guillermo Villamizar | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Performance

    CTERA Edge X Series

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Veeam Backup & Replication

    Veeam Backup & Replication 7.3
    Based on 4 answers
    Veeam does a good job with backing up our servers in a timely manner. We are still at the beginning of our Veeam use and are pleased with the speed at which we can access the system as well as the backups and restore points. Veeam is definitely superior to our previous backup system in terms of speed and accessibility
    Cody Gordon | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Support Rating

    CTERA Edge X Series

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Veeam Backup & Replication

    Veeam Backup & Replication 9.8
    Based on 36 answers
    Support response can be slow and sometimes tedious if you have a non-generic issue in your environment. Due to my experience with Veeam, I often discover the solutions before support does, but on the rare occasion where I need a higher tier of support, their experience and skill set are excellent. If you truly find something odd in your environment, Veeam Support, Development and their teams of engineers will figure it out and provide custom hot-fixes when necessary.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Implementation Rating

    CTERA Edge X Series

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Veeam Backup & Replication

    Veeam Backup & Replication 9.9
    Based on 29 answers
    (I assume this question should say "Veeam" and not "Crownpeak Universal Consent Platform")Planning is key. Planning your backup schedule, size, data restore points, replication if you're doing that, &c. Testing is also important; make sure you back something up and then do a test restore. Set up alerts so you know if things aren't working (or even if they are, always good to know that too).
    Robert Paul | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Alternatives Considered

    CTERA Edge X Series

    Unfortunately CTERA does not stack up well if you want a pure cloud BDR. I have use iDrive and Asigra. iDrive has similar support and SQL backup issues. Asigra can vary widely in support and price, but the software is solid.
    Lee Taylor | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Veeam Backup & Replication

    We used Zerto and CA Arcserve to address these needs without migrating to Veeam Backup & Replication. Zerto is a very successful instant backup and we are still using it now. It does what Veeam application cannot do in instant replication. CA Arcserve, on the other hand, is clearly lagging behind the Veeam Backup & Replication product and does not meet today's requirements.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Scalability

    CTERA Edge X Series

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Veeam Backup & Replication

    Veeam Backup & Replication 8.2
    Based on 3 answers
    Scalability can be addressed in many ways, but there is a consequence:
    Higher performance and smaller backup windows may put too much stress on
    production storage, and therefore, on its performance and Availability
    to production workloads. To reduce stress on production storage, version
    9.5 introduces a new way of reading VM disks that is optimized for
    enterprise storage.
    Guillermo Villamizar | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Return on Investment

    CTERA Edge X Series

    • NONE, it about put us out of business
    Lee Taylor | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Veeam Backup & Replication

    • Veeam Backup & Replication made it possible to restore a crashed virtual server quickly and without problems to another Hyper-V host. With Windows Server Backup it would have taken longer and more effort to get the same result.
    • With Veeam Backup & Replication we're making sure we have a good and functional backup which makes our software developers feel safer that their projects are really getting backupped
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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