Unitrends Backup and Recovery is the top shelf!
March 27, 2021

Unitrends Backup and Recovery is the top shelf!

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

Modules Used

  • Unitrends Backup Software
  • Unitrends Recovery Series Backup Appliance

Overall Satisfaction with Unitrends Data Center Backup and Recovery

We use it across the whole organization. We use it for complete data backup and recovery of all servers and network storage. It is a huge part of our Disaster Recovery Plans. It addresses all of our backup and recovery needs, both onsite and offsite.
  • Once set up, it just works day in and day out, without fail. And it sends detailed status reports daily, via email or text messages.
  • New Servers are added automatically, and a backup plan is automatically selected. All we have to do is tweak it, if desired.
  • Recovery of files or entire servers are effortless.
  • The cloud backup and offsite backup options work wonderfully.
  • The extra ransomware/crypto malware detection and protection is very helpful.
  • This is a one-stop shop, for all data backup and recovery needs. Unitrends supports all Virtual Server Hypervisor Platforms, All E-Mail Systems/Servers and Databases, All Operating Systems, and the user interface is very intuitive.
  • In this stressful era we live in, you don't get any more care free than with Unitrends. This is the top shelf.
  • When swapping out the appliance with a newer model, it would be great if there was a cable to connect the old unit to the new unit and an automatic migration would occur. We have upgraded a few times over the last 13 years, and this is the only part where they could do better or simplify the process. This is NOT a complaint or a con, as this process is still easier than with all other backup systems.
  • Very few investments stack up to Unitrends. It is priceless. Over the years I have worked with many backup solutions, and once I found Unitrends, I could finally sleep well at night.
  • Unitrends has prevented countless data-loss events. Everything from a user deleting a file to ransomware propagation. Of course, this is coupled with good access security and controls in place on user permissions, and staff cyber-security awareness training. But Unitrends has alerted and prevented many infections. I wish I could say ALL our users have always been aware and vigilant about internet downloads. But this has not always been the case.
  • I am aware of several other companies that use alternative means of backup/recovery, and let me just say that they have had problems we have never had.

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I have used many other backup solutions over the years, and have evaluated many. The only solution I have nothing negative to say about is Unitrends.
Unitrends truly is a one-stop shop for backup and recovery. I cannot think of a backup/recovery scenario where Unitrends would not fit or would not be appropriate. Perhaps cost would be the only limiting factor. Although, Unitrends cost is very practical, there may be very small companies that would opt into less expensive options. But I would recommend it, even for those small companies, if their budget can afford it.

Unitrends Feature Ratings

Universal recovery
Instant recovery
Recovery verification
Business application protection
Multiple backup destinations
Incremental backup identification
Backup to the cloud
Deduplication and file compression