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Druva inSync

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Score 8.6 out of 100

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Likelihood to Recommend

Druva inSync

I can't think of scenarios it would be less appropriate or suited for, but it is well suited for an organization looking to keep their files in a safe environment with version tracking and audit trails. That is pretty much any organization in this day and age. Computers are great but hardware breaks down intermittently so knowing you have your files in a secure location that won't ever fail is fantastic
Frank Troglauer | TrustRadius Reviewer

Veeam Backup & Replication

This is a full featured backup solution for VMware and integrated environments. There are no user agents to install on servers, which is a huge plus. Veeam Backup & Replication also works natively with several storage vendors, enhancing the value of the package tremendously. Backing up from hardware-based snaps is brilliant and a great time saver.
Mark Broge | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Data Center Backup

Druva inSync
Veeam Backup & Replication
8.7
Universal recovery
Druva inSync
Veeam Backup & Replication
8.7
Live recovery
Druva inSync
Veeam Backup & Replication
8.7
Recovery verification
Druva inSync
Veeam Backup & Replication
8.7
Business application protection
Druva inSync
Veeam Backup & Replication
8.9
Multiple backup destinations
Druva inSync
Veeam Backup & Replication
8.9
Incremental backup identification
Druva inSync
Veeam Backup & Replication
8.9
Backup to the cloud
Druva inSync
Veeam Backup & Replication
8.1
Deduplication and file compression
Druva inSync
Veeam Backup & Replication
8.5
Snapshots
Druva inSync
Veeam Backup & Replication
8.8
Flexible deployment
Druva inSync
Veeam Backup & Replication
8.9
Management dashboard
Druva inSync
Veeam Backup & Replication
8.9
Platform support
Druva inSync
Veeam Backup & Replication
8.6
Retention options
Druva inSync
Veeam Backup & Replication
8.9
Encryption
Druva inSync
Veeam Backup & Replication
8.9

Pros

Druva inSync

  • Restoring users and deleted files from both Cloud and desktop applications, with only a few button click.
  • The InSync dashboard allows me to see where all my assets are and when their last backups occurred.
  • The installation process was VERY easy. So getting everyone up and running was painless.
Marty Goldstein | TrustRadius Reviewer

Veeam Backup & Replication

  • Backup transparency - unlike other vendors, Veeam's solution tells you exactly what is being backed up and where it's going to before then packing it into a single concise backup file.
  • Varied job run options - there is a large variety of customisation in how you can set your backups, backup copies and replications to run. This can be adjusted to suit any business of any size.
  • UI & Reporting - the notifications and in depth reporting available is fantastic and provide you with a huge wealth of knowledge straight out of the box. The UI is also made really easy to navigate and is bursting with information throughout.
Michael Davey | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Druva inSync

  • As part of the initial setup, we had a few issues surrounding large numbers of accounts being backed up at the same time. This was more a Microsoft issue than anything, and with help from support, we resolved the issue.
  • The email reports can be a little useless on occasion. For example, I don't need an email every day with a failed backup report if there are no failures.
  • Again with email, the weekly backup report has so much information in it that the email sometimes fails to load. A simple email with a link to click would be better.
Martin Tillbrook | TrustRadius Reviewer

Veeam Backup & Replication

  • Errors are often difficult to diagnose with complex error messages that don't mean much.
  • Software updates often cause other issues with storage hardware which then require firmware updates.
  • Reporting could be better. We currently use a 3rd party tool to report as the built-in reporting doesn't seem to be too good.
Martin Tillbrook | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Druva inSync

Druva inSync 9.4
Based on 6 answers
We live in the cloud, Microsoft has some wonderful features, but the fact that you can't search and filter the recycling bin is a huge issue for us Admins
Marty Goldstein | TrustRadius Reviewer

Veeam Backup & Replication

Veeam Backup & Replication 8.8
Based on 10 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

Druva inSync

Druva inSync 9.2
Based on 36 answers
Aside from Druva taking away the Share feature just to push folks to the cloud, it's perfect for what it does and should have just continued to grow not have clueless management decide they wanted to migrate the on-premise customers to the cloud version and offer the share tool for them, this was just wrong and remains wrong.
Nadeem Nasir | TrustRadius Reviewer

Veeam Backup & Replication

Veeam Backup & Replication 8.8
Based on 9 answers
We've been using Veeam Backup & Replication for several years in our
organization, and we perform backups in all of our environments every
night. It’s one of the simplest yet effective and reliable solutions in
the market for the backup segment. You can check out the free Veeam
agent, so you can get an idea of the full product.
Guillermo Villamizar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Druva inSync

Druva inSync 8.2
Based on 1 answer
Sometimes or many times Druva is always available. No downtime issues.
S Seethalakshmi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Veeam Backup & Replication

Veeam Backup & Replication 9.0
Based on 1 answer
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

Druva inSync

Druva inSync 9.1
Based on 1 answer
Yes all the UI and pages load quickly.
S Seethalakshmi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Veeam Backup & Replication

Veeam Backup & Replication 8.0
Based on 1 answer
To identify a bottleneck in the data path, Veeam Backup & Replication
detects the component with the maximum workload, the component
that works for the most time of the job. For example, you use a
low-speed storage device as the backup repository. Even if VM data is
retrieved from the SAN storage on the source side and transported over a
high-speed link, VM data flow will still be impaired at the backup
repository.
Guillermo Villamizar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support

Druva inSync

Druva inSync 8.7
Based on 33 answers
Most issues I have can be solved without opening a ticket. But if I need to get in touch with a support agent, I can open a chat request and within minutes have a tech on the end assisting me. The few tickets I had to open were resolved on the first call.
Tyler Cook | TrustRadius Reviewer

Veeam Backup & Replication

Veeam Backup & Replication 9.0
Based on 8 answers
Veeam has a pretty decent knowledgebase with articles relevant to all sorts of possible issues (I'v eonly had a few). There's also a forum with searchable answers. Beyond that, submitting a ticket or calling support is easy and they're prompt. We had a licensing issue once and they helped us resolve it within a few hours, even though it wasn't strictly critical.
Robert Paul | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

Druva inSync

Druva inSync 9.1
Based on 1 answer
They are very well knowledgeable. They conducted a two day training session and they explained each and everything.
S Seethalakshmi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Veeam Backup & Replication

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Online Training

Druva inSync

Druva inSync 10.0
Based on 2 answers
As an administrator, if I had a user who needed additional training, it was available. As an Administrator, the product was so easy I didn't need it
Marty Goldstein | TrustRadius Reviewer

Veeam Backup & Replication

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation

Druva inSync

Druva inSync 8.6
Based on 81 answers
In consultation with a Druva support person we configured a few policies first for several groups of users. Once that was done it was easy to add users and generate emails that contained links and instructions to download/install the app. Once installed, the app applied the appropriate policy and the sync of data began. We had 40 or so devices to protect, and in a week or less they were all protected. The delays usually were on the part of the user who needed to schedule some time (15-30 minutes at most) to accept the invitation and download/install the app.
Kevin Staley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Veeam Backup & Replication

Veeam Backup & Replication 8.5
Based on 8 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

Druva inSync

My biggest requirement for looking at Data Protection as a Service is security, both in transit and at rest. Druva inSync offers one of the best security models where if a key is chance it does not affect the current session. Furthermore, we did not see the same dedupe savings with other services.
David Cordell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Veeam Backup & Replication

We have a relatively small environment that is 95% virtual. Veeam is well suited to for smaller environments that have a high percentage of virtual systems. A second consideration was that we were able to back up physical systems too, this allowed us to use one platform for all our recovery needs
David Thornton, CISSP | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Druva inSync

Druva inSync 9.1
Based on 1 answer
Because we can scale up to our requirement no restrictions.
S Seethalakshmi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Veeam Backup & Replication

Veeam Backup & Replication 8.0
Based on 1 answer
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

Druva inSync

  • Anytime a user does his/her own restore it has saved his or her own time in not having to redo the lost changes made and it doesn't involve IT staff to do a restore for them or to try looking for or recovering the lost/deleted/corrupted file. This savings in money and time spent is apparent, numerous and possibly priceless.
  • Druva is an affordable product; it's per user cost is acceptable and is affordable for even small businesses
Kristopher Mitchelson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Veeam Backup & Replication

  • Being free of charge, it has saved us thousands on backup software.
  • It has saved a lot of time in that it is quick and easy to use for file-level restore.
  • It is an enterprise-level application that works on physical and virtual systems.
Kenneth Hess | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Druva inSync

General

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

Veeam Backup & Replication

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Druva inSync
8.6
Veeam Backup & Replication
9.3

Likelihood to Renew

Druva inSync
9.4
Veeam Backup & Replication
8.8

Usability

Druva inSync
9.2
Veeam Backup & Replication
8.8

Reliability and Availability

Druva inSync
8.2
Veeam Backup & Replication
9.0

Performance

Druva inSync
9.1
Veeam Backup & Replication
8.0

Support

Druva inSync
8.7
Veeam Backup & Replication
9.0

In-Person Training

Druva inSync
9.1
Veeam Backup & Replication

Online Training

Druva inSync
10.0
Veeam Backup & Replication

Implementation

Druva inSync
8.6
Veeam Backup & Replication
8.5

Scalability

Druva inSync
9.1
Veeam Backup & Replication
8.0

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