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Druva Phoenix

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Likelihood to Recommend

Druva Phoenix

Durva Phoenix is well suited for the VMware platform and has great restore functionality during disaster recovery. We use a different VM platform so our disaster recovery has a longer timeline if there is a critical failure as we need to get a base OS loaded before we can restore the VM data to it. This is the tradeoff between an expensive VM platform and a near free VM platform. Druva Phoenix is well suited to file version recovery if a previous data state is required by your employees or customers. Very quick to restore.
Keith Richard, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Paragon Hard Disk Manager

Great for failing hard drives that need to be cloned (like to SSDs) and for moving computer data to dissimilar hardware.
Not great when you're in a hurry and you need to know exactly how long it will take to clone a drive. You would use a different cloning software at that point (Acronis).
James Buchholz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Data Center Backup

Druva Phoenix
8.8
Paragon Hard Disk Manager
Universal recovery
Druva Phoenix
8.8
Paragon Hard Disk Manager
Live recovery
Druva Phoenix
8.5
Paragon Hard Disk Manager
Recovery verification
Druva Phoenix
8.6
Paragon Hard Disk Manager
Business application protection
Druva Phoenix
8.7
Paragon Hard Disk Manager
Multiple backup destinations
Druva Phoenix
8.9
Paragon Hard Disk Manager
Incremental backup identification
Druva Phoenix
8.8
Paragon Hard Disk Manager
Backup to the cloud
Druva Phoenix
9.4
Paragon Hard Disk Manager
Deduplication and file compression
Druva Phoenix
9.0
Paragon Hard Disk Manager
Snapshots
Druva Phoenix
9.2
Paragon Hard Disk Manager
Flexible deployment
Druva Phoenix
8.5
Paragon Hard Disk Manager
Management dashboard
Druva Phoenix
8.3
Paragon Hard Disk Manager
Platform support
Druva Phoenix
8.3
Paragon Hard Disk Manager
Retention options
Druva Phoenix
8.6
Paragon Hard Disk Manager
Encryption
Druva Phoenix
8.9
Paragon Hard Disk Manager

Pros

Druva Phoenix

  • Recoverability: The speed with which backups can be located and restored is the best I've ever seen.
  • Visibility: it's easy to keep an eye on what's successfully backing up and, more importantly, what's not.
  • Availability: Anywhere, anytime; if you need to recover data in a jiffy you're not tied to a specific local server interface - the web console is easily accessible from anywhere.
  • Simplicity: Configuration of backup jobs is straightforward and guides easily followable.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Paragon Hard Disk Manager

  • Clone partitions or entire drives.
  • Change drive from standard to dynamic or dynamic to standard.
Tom Schmidt | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Druva Phoenix

  • Reporting, it can be hard to tell the actual amount of space consumed by a specific recovery point.
  • DRaaS is not easy to deploy since you have to work on AWS and Phoenix.
  • It does not provide a solution for Azure workloads.
humberto martinez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Paragon Hard Disk Manager

  • If it's installed to a CD it takes forever to boot to it. Better off a USB stick.
  • It takes a very long time to clone a failing drive (understandably) and you have no idea how long it will take. Estimated times are not accurate.
James Buchholz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Druva Phoenix

Druva Phoenix 8.8
Based on 44 answers
Certain backup solutions can be cumbersome on how they actually work. Where that's properly deploying hardware or software that will house the backups. Druva is different where the software and infrastructure is completely managed. All we needed to do is deploy agents and proxies and point the backups to Druva Phoenix
Tyler Cook | TrustRadius Reviewer

Paragon Hard Disk Manager

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Druva Phoenix

Druva Phoenix 9.0
Based on 51 answers
It's been pretty easy to get a hold of the Support team and they work well to resolve our issues. I wish I could email support directly (which we used to be able to do) versus having to login to the console and report an issue from there, that's a feature I'd like to see brought back but otherwise, their Support team is pleasant to work with.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Paragon Hard Disk Manager

Paragon Hard Disk Manager 10.0
Based on 2 answers
I have not found a need to contact support
Tom Schmidt | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Druva Phoenix

Druva stacks up well against its competitors. I do not remember it being at a disadvantage in any category. Phoenix couldn't provide message-level restore on an on-premise Exchange server but after we moved to the cloud that requirement went away.
Russell Corrao | TrustRadius Reviewer

Paragon Hard Disk Manager

Paragon is better in some areas, worse in others.
Better at cloning unhealthy drives. Worse at quick clones.
Acronis is a little more intuitive. Paragon has some dialog that I don't think translates well to English.
James Buchholz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Druva Phoenix

  • This is a necessary service to keep your information safe. I would not say that there is a tangible ROI unless you reach a point where your server gets attacked and wiped-out. Then, you can recover your information in an easy manner, which could represent a potential several-thousand-dollar savings.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Paragon Hard Disk Manager

  • Cut time to transition from standard to SSD by over 60%.
  • Cut time to clone from one system to another.
Tom Schmidt | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Druva Phoenix

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

Paragon Hard Disk Manager

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Druva Phoenix
8.7
Paragon Hard Disk Manager
9.0

Usability

Druva Phoenix
8.8
Paragon Hard Disk Manager

Support Rating

Druva Phoenix
9.0
Paragon Hard Disk Manager
10.0

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