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Pros
"It has simple buying options and deployments. You can buy on-cloud, on-premises, or hybrid solutions. Acronis Backup is very easy to deploy. It also does not consume much hardware. The administrator's tasks are very simple. It is very user friendly, and it also has good security features with low-level encryption and data encryption.""The web-based interface makes it easy to use.""I have not used other backup solutions to compare how well the features work but I have found Acronis Backup to be user-friendly, overall easy to use, and performance is good.""The backup timing and restoring process is great compared to other options.""The most valuable feature is the extra protection, especially for the backup.""The main reasons that our customers like Acronis are that it is very strong and easy to use.""The image backup and image restore features have been very beneficial to us.""This is a full software so deployment time is very quick."

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"The CDP backup feature is very nice, as it allows you to take backups at high frequencies and with application consistency.""The interface is user-friendly and even if our tech isn't onsite, we can work with the owners to confirm that the data will be restored with no issues.""It is an excellent product. It is easy to deploy, stable, and fast. Their support is excellent."

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Cons
"A little bit more integration would be good. It should support broader platforms.""I would like to have more hardware space. It would make it better. I would like to have two more terabytes.""They can include something called a backup appliance. Although Acronis is a software-driven company, it would be good for customers to have some kind of backup appliance on top of a lightweight operating system. This will also reduce the cost. Currently, the customers have to buy the hardware in addition to the operating system, which increases the overhead in terms of procurement.""It would be nice to have a partition that I can boot and reinstall when taking a backup image from the operating system.""When an error occurs, the information is not always easy to understand and these messages should be made more clear.""We have issues with the SQL databases which are a little shaky.""The problems that we face are often related to the customer's network, although sometimes there are problems with the software, such as an error in the configuration.""They've got an agent to back up Microsoft SQL, to our Office 365, but there is not an agent to back up my SQL databases."

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"Basically, how it works is that you have a single local drive, and then you have a cloud backup. It'd be nice if you could rotate the single local backup drive. As of now, you can't.""The application could include a feature to install a set size of data, such as the ability to store a single application with all its registry information for easy transfer.""To improve Altaro, I would like to see the ability to choose more than one backup location at a time."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "The pricing is comparable to the newest solution available on the market, Altaro."
  • "The cost of updates is less than $100 USD yearly."
  • "It is very cost-effective for the SMB segment, especially for start-ups and smaller environments. It is cost-effective for on-premises and on-cloud deployments in such environments."
  • "This is an affordable product and fits within our customers' budgets."
  • "Licensing fees are billed annually and there are no extra charges."
  • "The price of the solution is expensive and could be reduced a little."
  • "You pay for what you use in the cloud. If you don't start the virtual machine in the cloud, you only pay for the information stored there. But when you start the virtual machine, another pricing model is activated."
  • "We have a Cyber Cloud backup license and we have on-premises storage. Both can be useful for our customers."
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  • "Altaro had the best prices and ROI in the whole bunch that we evaluated."
  • "The price is great for the utility you get and the licensing has never caused any issues with my company."
  • "Its yearly maintenance fee is fairly high for me to renew for upgrades and support."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer: 
    Acronis Backup is a versatile backup-as-a-service solution for service providers. It allows you to protect workloads on-premises and in the cloud and provide backup to any storage. The deployment is… more »
    Top Answer: 
    For local backups, it has options to back up almost any storage. The back can be either a shared folder or anything you want, it's pretty flexible.
    Top Answer: 
    The pricing is reasonable. However, it depends on the storage that you use. It would be great to have a package that we can use up to a certain size of the backup, this would allow us to know what the… more »
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    It is an excellent product. It is easy to deploy, stable, and fast. Their support is excellent.
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    Its yearly maintenance fee is fairly high for me to renew for upgrades and support.
    Top Answer: 
    The yearly maintenance fee can be improved. It is high. Basically, how it works is that you have a single local drive, and then you have a cloud backup. It'd be nice if you could rotate the single… more »
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    Also Known As
    Acronis Backup, Acronis Backup 12.5 Standard, Acronis Backup 12.5 Advanced
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    Overview

    Acronis Backup 12.5 is the world’s easiest and fastest backup solution for all your data, whether it is located on-premises, in remote systems, in private and public clouds, or on mobile devices. With enhanced backup validation and blockchain-based authentication of your backups with Acronis Notary, Acronis Backup 12.5 is the most reliable backup solution on the market today. 

    Available in Standard and Advanced editions, Acronis Backup 12.5 protects data on 21 platforms. With active protection from ransomware, 15-second Recovery Time Objectives (RTOs), and backups that are two times faster than the closest competitor, it is easiest to-use, fastest, most secure and complete backup solution available today.

     Acronis Backup simplifies the management of data protection and reduces IT manual efforts with innovative features that automate data protection. These features include a zero-installation, unified touch-friendly web-based console to manage backup and recovery of all workloads and data, agentless and agent-based backups; and flexible granular, bare-metal, and dissimilar hardware recovery options.

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    Altaro VM Backup is a high performance VM backup  and replication solution to back up and restore both Hyper-V and VMware-based virtual machines.

    Eliminate hassle and headaches with an easy-to-use interface, straightforward setup and reassurance that this solution gets the job done every time.

    Altaro VM Backup is intuitive and feature-rich, with outstanding support as part of the package.

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    Sample Customers
    Kings Academy, Rush Memorial, Pentagon Credit Union, Oxford School District, New York City Probation, Dolmen Insurance, New Bedford Community Health, Gerard Darel, Ready Honda
    Thomson Reuters, Microsoft, Amazon, Harvard University, MIT, Peugeot, Xerox
    Top Industries
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    Non Profit13%
    Government8%
    Manufacturing Company8%
    Pharma/Biotech Company8%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider31%
    Computer Software Company23%
    Government6%
    Manufacturing Company4%
    REVIEWERS
    Comms Service Provider18%
    Government18%
    Financial Services Firm9%
    Healthcare Company9%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider26%
    Computer Software Company25%
    Government8%
    Manufacturing Company5%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business53%
    Midsize Enterprise21%
    Large Enterprise26%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business70%
    Midsize Enterprise15%
    Large Enterprise15%
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    Acronis Backup is ranked 9th in Backup and Recovery Software with 31 reviews while Altaro VM Backup is ranked 27th in Backup and Recovery Software with 3 reviews. Acronis Backup is rated 8.0, while Altaro VM Backup is rated 9.6. The top reviewer of Acronis Backup writes "A stable and scalable backup solution with superior image restoring capabilities". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Altaro VM Backup writes "Easy to use with a helpful dashboard, good support, and the deduplication feature saves heavily on storage space". Acronis Backup is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Veritas Backup Exec, Veeam Backup for Office 365, Commvault and Veritas NetBackup, whereas Altaro VM Backup is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Nakivo, Veeam Agent for Linux, Datto Cloud Continuity and N-able Backup. See our Acronis Backup vs. Altaro VM Backup report.

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