Cyberduck vs. Paragon Hard Disk Manager

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Cyberduck
Score 8.5 out of 10
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Cyberduck is an open source libre server and cloud storage browser for Mac and Windows developed by Iterate, with support for FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, Amazon S3, OpenStack Swift, Backblaze B2, Microsoft Azure & OneDrive, Google Drive and Dropbox.N/A
Paragon Hard Disk Manager
Score 8.6 out of 10
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Paragon Software headquartered in Irvine offers Paragon Hard Disk Manager, a storage management solution for physical and virtual drives, and disaster recovery framework solution for businesses of all sizes.N/A
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Free Trial
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Free/Freemium Version
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Premium Consulting/Integration Services
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Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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Small Businesses

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Cyberduck
Cyberduck
Score 8.5 out of 10
Medium-sized Companies
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Score 9.4 out of 10
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Score 9.4 out of 10
Enterprises
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Score 9.4 out of 10
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User Ratings
CyberduckParagon Hard Disk Manager
Likelihood to Recommend
8.5
(7 ratings)
8.6
(5 ratings)
Usability
10.0
(1 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
Support Rating
4.8
(3 ratings)
10.0
(2 ratings)
User Testimonials
CyberduckParagon Hard Disk Manager
Likelihood to Recommend
Open Source
Our data being the primary operational product has been managed effectively by this software. It is best suited in storing data in our cloud servers and transferring files across our company. It is easy and flexible to work with this product. It provides end to end encryption of data promoting data safety and transfer. Compatibility with our operating system is effective and all services have been great.
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Paragon Software
Paragon Hard Disk Manager is suitable for use by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The graphical user interface helps to make the software easy to use, even by those with limited computer/technical knowledge and skills. The software will likely meet most, if not all, of the backup requirements of SMEs.
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Pros
Open Source
  • Transferring of files is quick and simple.
  • The interface is easy to use and understand.
  • The setting up of new ftp sites is straight forward.
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Paragon Software
  • Disk wiping - quick and effective solution for simple wipe processes
  • Partitioning - the software allowed us to work more closely with the partitions in a GUI environment
  • Data Migrations - Paragon Hard Disk Manager made this process of data migration very easy and convenient
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Cons
Open Source
  • It could be a lot easier to grab a download link. Currently you have to right-click, scroll to "Copy URL," and then pick your desired version of the download URL. There are WAY too many options, and it makes it difficult. I have never needed any option other than the HTTPS version of the URL. So it's overly complicated when it doesn't need to be.
  • There are at times completely unnecessary alert messages that pop up. Usually when connecting to a server to upload a file it will pop up a message that says the connection has been verified and it's safe to continue uploading. It's really unnecessary and annoying to have to dismiss it every time.
  • I think the UI could be a little less cramped. Everything is so close together--really feels like a dated UI. If items were just a bit more spaced out, it would improve the UI significantly.
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Paragon Software
  • It can be upgraded to offer cloud storage services.
  • The performance of the current features is stable.
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Usability
Open Source
I really like the basic interface and folder like structure. It makes me feel like I'm in a regular folder window on my Mac. Navigation is simple. The toolbar is customizable to be able to add or remove icons to improve the simplicity and ease of use of the application. The app is very simply designed, which I appreciate.
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Paragon Software
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Support Rating
Open Source
I've never needed to use their support service. The few issues I've had were user-error and quickly resolved with a little googling
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Paragon Software
I've never had to contact Paragon support which speaks to the quality of their product.
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Alternatives Considered
Open Source
FileZilla and WinSCP are the two main alternatives to Cyberduck within my organization, and really the two main freeware competitors that I know of. Cyberduck is suited for those without a high level of technical background, and as one might guess, is also the easiest to use and navigate. FileZilla and WinSCP are both easier to use when it comes to key storage and SSH configuration, but these are tasks that our IT department does on Cyberduck for users with less technical knowledge. By us doing these tasks, the end business user is able to utilize a simple tool for their needs.
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Paragon Software
Paragon has much more flexibility to manipulate partitions and clone drives
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Return on Investment
Open Source
  • Trustworthy FTP management, no bloat.
  • Fast login and server history makes it easy to jump in and make changes or fix problems
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Paragon Software
  • Paragon Hard Disk Manager makes creating regular incremental backups straightforward. The ease of configuring the software to automatically perform backup jobs increases the likelihood that we will follow through with our backup strategy, thus protecting our data.
  • Any loss of important data would potentially be catastrophic to our business. Paragon Hard Disk Manager minimizes this risk.
  • The software's ease of use also means we can focus more on our core business activities (and spend less time and effort on data backups).
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