Huawei Cloud Backup and Recovery (CBR) vs. Microsoft System Center

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Huawei Cloud Backup and Recovery (CBR)
Score 9.4 out of 10
N/A
Cloud Backup and Recovery (CBR) on Huawei Cloud lets users back up cloud servers, disks, and on-premises VMware virtual environments. If there is a virus intrusion, accidental deletion, or software/hardware fault, data can be restored to a backup point.
$36
per month
Microsoft System Center
Score 8.2 out of 10
N/A
Microsoft System Center Suite is a family of IT management software for network monitoring, updating and patching, endpoint protection with anti-malware, data protection and backup, ITIL- structured IT service management, remote administration and more. It is available in two editions: standard and datacenter. Datacenter provides unlimited virtualization for high density private clouds, while standard is for lightly or non-virtualized private cloud workloads.
$1,323
per month
Pricing
Huawei Cloud Backup and Recovery (CBR)Microsoft System Center
Editions & Modules
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Standard Edition
$1323
Datacenter Edition
$3607
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Huawei Cloud Backup and Recovery (CBR)Microsoft System Center
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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Community Pulse
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Top Cons

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Features
Huawei Cloud Backup and Recovery (CBR)Microsoft System Center
Data Center Backup
Comparison of Data Center Backup features of Product A and Product B
Huawei Cloud Backup and Recovery (CBR)
9.2
3 Ratings
12% above category average
Microsoft System Center
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Ratings
Universal recovery9.73 Ratings00 Ratings
Instant recovery9.33 Ratings00 Ratings
Recovery verification9.33 Ratings00 Ratings
Business application protection9.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Multiple backup destinations9.43 Ratings00 Ratings
Incremental backup identification8.33 Ratings00 Ratings
Backup to the cloud10.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Deduplication and file compression10.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Snapshots10.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Flexible deployment9.52 Ratings00 Ratings
Management dashboard9.33 Ratings00 Ratings
Platform support8.33 Ratings00 Ratings
Retention options7.42 Ratings00 Ratings
Encryption9.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Best Alternatives
Huawei Cloud Backup and Recovery (CBR)Microsoft System Center
Small Businesses
Veeam Data Platform
Veeam Data Platform
Score 9.0 out of 10

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Medium-sized Companies
Bacula Enterprise
Bacula Enterprise
Score 9.8 out of 10

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Enterprises
Bacula Enterprise
Bacula Enterprise
Score 9.8 out of 10

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User Ratings
Huawei Cloud Backup and Recovery (CBR)Microsoft System Center
Likelihood to Recommend
9.3
(3 ratings)
8.5
(20 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
7.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
Huawei Cloud Backup and Recovery (CBR)Microsoft System Center
Likelihood to Recommend
Huawei Technologies
Best for organizations with multiple servers and are super-careful about their data. The Service suits both small and Large scale organizations as there is different plans available and they cater the needs in a specific way, as required. SFS Turbo Server backups are not easy but the CBR Does it with ease.
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Microsoft
We used a product before that was designed to prevent users making changes and saving files to the desktop computer. This required a renewal of the license. By using SCCM in our environment we were able to discontinue using that product because SCCM allows us to completely restore a machine back to the original configuration. We have taught our users to save their individual work on either a network drive or a cloud drive. By doing this, if we do a re-image of their machine they have lost no data, and it makes for a faster resolution. In some instances having a computer in our SCCM environment it can become cumbersome when creating new users for very specific purposes. It can be done by creating new organizational units and applying new policies but when in a pinch it can be frustrating. For the most part we have tried to make "new" purpose images and groups to at least accommodate a quick install.
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Pros
Huawei Technologies
  • It provides enormous amount of storage for cheaper cost
  • Compatible with all servers and device to access files
  • All types of files can stored
  • Highly secured
  • Faster and easier to access
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Microsoft
  • Provides our users the ability to deploy and manage our own datacenter based on defined software with understandable solutions for storage, compute, networking and security.
  • We are able to update at once all the computers from all departments without having to install the OS on every computer.
  • It allows us to have everything in one place for database management and datacenter inspection as well.
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Cons
Huawei Technologies
  • Support from Huawei Cloud Backup and Recovery (CBR) team is not good. They take so much time in addressing the query and to solve the problem which we have encountered due to some technical error or glitches.
  • The synchronization process is very slow and we need a good internet connection as files get paused and we need to start the action manually which become difficult task sometime.
  • The price for storage is very expensive when we need some extra storage as compared to other cloud service providers.
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Microsoft
  • Needs web based storefront for requesting new software
  • Needs ability to manage the packaging work flow better
  • Sometimes is slow to download and there is no indication the entire catalog is being loaded, resulting in confused users not being able to find common software in the available list.
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Usability
Huawei Technologies
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Microsoft
It is not user-friendly for the most part. With IT infrastructure, sometimes it cannot handle excess requests. Every few months, you will need an upgrade in terms of server resources to keep up with incoming alerts and requests. This does not happen all of the time, but it does happen when there are too many requests.
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Support Rating
Huawei Technologies
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Microsoft
If I had to dislike something about the system it would be how much it changes once you upgrade. This could be more of a problem of mine since I get used to one way and don't like it when it changes so much. I am enjoying the newest update, but it is a mess when you are actually going through the upgrades.
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Alternatives Considered
Huawei Technologies
Cloud Backup and Recovery by Huawei is more cost effective when I compare it with its Amazon Counterpart, it has more features and the recovery time is way above what the AWS Backup offers. The policies available for data backup is also more flexible with Huawei, which makes making custom policies easier
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Microsoft
We previously used a mix of FOG and Clonezilla to image machines. The biggest issues with these products is that changing one piece of the image required you to rebuild the entire image itself. These pieces of software also did not allow you to manage applications and Windows Updates, causing IT to have to constantly touch machines after they were imaged and update or manage them with a much more hands on approach.
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Return on Investment
Huawei Technologies
  • Most of our costs reduced by 20%
  • Best for ROI
  • Easier and faster to perform backups
  • Not good with iOS devices
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Microsoft
  • We have been able to automate our patch management, firmware and other security concerns.
  • We have a standardized "image" ensuring our setup is consistent across the enterprise. This alone has saved us in time to support and time to understand how to use our desktops.
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