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58 Ratings

OneDrive

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Score 8.5 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

OneDrive

OneDrive is well suited for quick storage and retrieval of important work documents. It allows users to share links to certain files which works well for collaboration. In terms of storage you can easily monitor how many GB you are using and even up storage in 1TB increments. OneDrive works so much like a file directory on a work PC so it is easy to learn and navigate around. It works well on both a PC and a Cell Phone.
Lukas Sundahl, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vembu BDR Suite

It is very well designed and easier to start with. The UI is very simple yet powerful enough. I would recommend Vembu BDR for managing Windows and Vmware environments. There are a plethora of features available which is surprising. The option to encrypt your backups and scheduling email reports after every task(Successful/failed) is a great advantage.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

File Sharing & Management

OneDrive
8.4
Vembu BDR Suite
Versioning
OneDrive
8.7
Vembu BDR Suite
Video files
OneDrive
8.1
Vembu BDR Suite
Audio files
OneDrive
8.3
Vembu BDR Suite
Document collaboration
OneDrive
8.8
Vembu BDR Suite
Access control
OneDrive
8.5
Vembu BDR Suite
File search
OneDrive
8.2
Vembu BDR Suite
Device sync
OneDrive
8.3
Vembu BDR Suite

Cloud Storage Security & Administration

OneDrive
8.4
Vembu BDR Suite
User and role management
OneDrive
8.4
Vembu BDR Suite
File organization
OneDrive
8.4
Vembu BDR Suite
Device management
OneDrive
8.3
Vembu BDR Suite

Cloud Storage Platform

OneDrive
8.4
Vembu BDR Suite
Performance
OneDrive
8.2
Vembu BDR Suite
Reliability
OneDrive
8.4
Vembu BDR Suite
Storage Reports
OneDrive
8.5
Vembu BDR Suite

Data Center Backup

OneDrive
Vembu BDR Suite
8.0
Universal recovery
OneDrive
Vembu BDR Suite
8.1
Live recovery
OneDrive
Vembu BDR Suite
8.1
Recovery verification
OneDrive
Vembu BDR Suite
7.7
Business application protection
OneDrive
Vembu BDR Suite
8.4
Multiple backup destinations
OneDrive
Vembu BDR Suite
7.6
Incremental backup identification
OneDrive
Vembu BDR Suite
8.6
Backup to the cloud
OneDrive
Vembu BDR Suite
7.8
Deduplication and file compression
OneDrive
Vembu BDR Suite
8.1
Snapshots
OneDrive
Vembu BDR Suite
7.9
Flexible deployment
OneDrive
Vembu BDR Suite
7.4
Management dashboard
OneDrive
Vembu BDR Suite
7.7
Platform support
OneDrive
Vembu BDR Suite
8.0
Retention options
OneDrive
Vembu BDR Suite
8.2
Encryption
OneDrive
Vembu BDR Suite
8.8

Pros

OneDrive

  • OneDrive does a great job of keeping file version history. I have had to use this feature many times and it is very simple to use. This one feature has saved my butt many times.
  • OneDrive synchronizes across devices very quickly. There have been many instances when I have added files online and, within seconds, saw the file show up on my local computer. This happens the other direction also. I am very impressed and satisfied with the speed of syncing in all directions.
  • The OneDrive app on my phone has been particularly helpful since it automatically syncs my photos (usually within seconds) and allows me access to all my files.
Joel Brache | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vembu BDR Suite

  • Bare metal system images. These are incredibly flexible, enabling you to do dissimilar hardware restores, local or online backups and restore to VHD
  • Full, differential and transaction log backups for SQL server, ensuring rapid backup and restore, with maximum storage efficiency.
  • Incremental backups for files, meaning only the changes which have been made to a file are backed up, dramatically reducing time to backup and increasing storage efficiency.
Tom Evans | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

OneDrive

  • OneDrive's visual feedback in Finder as to whether a file is syncing or already synced isn't always up-to-date with the actual status of these files.
  • OneDrive (on Mac) will occasionally fail to sync for errors that aren't accurate, requiring a restart.
  • OneDrive (on Mac) will occasionally fail for file name issues, where filenames allowed on Mac are not allowed on SharePoint, without providing an easy mechanism for fixing them.
  • The real-time collaborative editing user experience is not as good as Google Drive.
David McCann | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vembu BDR Suite

  • Upgrading to new versions is relatively labor-intensive.
  • VMs to be backed up sometimes fail due to a lack of ability to create a snapshot. Vembu should find a way to work around this issue.
  • Supporting external storage (cloud) could be easier to configure, use, and integrate into the back-up processes.
Richard Voorheis | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

OneDrive

OneDrive 9.0
Based on 5 answers
No answer on this topic is available.

Vembu BDR Suite

Vembu BDR Suite 5.0
Based on 1 answer
Stability is an issue on Windows 2012 and the upgrade process was painful
Bruce Redfern | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

OneDrive

OneDrive 9.2
Based on 10 answers
I have given it this rating because it accomplishes the basic task that we use it for, storing and protecting our sensitive data. That being said, I hesitate to give it a completely positive rating, because I feel that the software performs at a bare minimum level, skimping out on some of the bells and whistles that would be nice.
Nathan Richardson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vembu BDR Suite

Vembu BDR Suite 8.2
Based on 30 answers
Vembu has a nice, easy-to-use, clean HTML interface. All of the features are easy to locate and are extremely easy to use, there are areas where the interface can be slow, such as indexing complex folder with lots of files, but give it time and it will show you what you need. With the automatic email alerts you are always kept up to date.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

OneDrive

OneDrive 9.0
Based on 1 answer
It has a good performance, the pages load normally, access to the files, management, reports, everything is working well. With regard to integration with other systems, we have not done so yet.
Gledson Rodrigues | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vembu BDR Suite

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

OneDrive

OneDrive 7.7
Based on 39 answers
Support seems to be limited, in my experience, to the general help articles offered online. Luckily we haven't experienced anything that has required more research than looking through those articles, and I can't imagine a scenario where you would need more support than that. Still, it would be nice to have a knowledgable person available to help you when an issue arises.
Dave Becker | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vembu BDR Suite

Vembu BDR Suite 9.9
Based on 3 answers
It often takes a very long time to get an issue fixed. the support folks seem committed to getting it fixed but they often seem to be trying different things and hoping something works. I did not get the sense that they had a clear idea what was wrong.
Bruce Redfern | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

OneDrive

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Vembu BDR Suite

Vembu BDR Suite 7.0
Based on 1 answer
Not really.
Bruce Redfern | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

OneDrive

I mentioned in another area that OneDrive is bundled into our Office 365 accounts - so let me start there. Dropbox will cost you $10 and more per month. Our entire Office 365 account costs $12.50/month for each user - and we get full Office with that. Enough said there. As far as features go - I've found that most of these cloud storage providers all afford similar feature sets as far as sync clients; apps and addons; storage space; etc. - so choosing one or the other really goes to the needs of the company and of course - what's in place already. If your company uses Google apps - Dropbox might make more sense because of tighter integrations. However - if you already use Office 365 in some iteration, OneDrive is already baked in.
Vin Campbell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vembu BDR Suite

I tested Vembu against Veeam and for the price, Vembu was the better option. I also had a great support experience as I had to contact Vembu twice after mistakes I made. While using Veeam the software was not as intuitive and support responses were not as swift and accurate.
Jesse Brandt | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

OneDrive

  • One Drive has made it possible to have mobile offices, while keeping files synced.
  • One Drive has saved the need for external document backups as the could is used.
  • One Drive has made it possible to move forward with presentations even if a flash drive was left behind.
Heath Achatz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vembu BDR Suite

  • Well, in my opinion, Vembu Backup should be considerd an insurance policy. So if a fire never occurs was it a waste of insurance fee? Simple answer, no! Because you make the backup as a just in case, in that perspective, the ROI is instant when the unfortunate happens.
Kees Wals | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

OneDrive

General

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

Vembu BDR Suite

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

OneDrive
8.7
Vembu BDR Suite
8.6

Likelihood to Renew

OneDrive
9.0
Vembu BDR Suite
5.0

Usability

OneDrive
9.2
Vembu BDR Suite
8.2

Performance

OneDrive
9.0
Vembu BDR Suite

Support Rating

OneDrive
7.7
Vembu BDR Suite
9.9

Implementation Rating

OneDrive
Vembu BDR Suite
7.0

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