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Pros
"One of the features I have found most valuable is the restore point - it gives us what we need at the time we need it. The important thing is that the backup for Acronis doesn't depend as much on the device.""This is a full software so deployment time is very quick.""Acronis is a flexible solution. It can back up workstations, endpoints, and even your virtual environments and cloud-based environments. So, we can do the backup of the whole gamut of products.""Our customers can backup to local storage and they can back up or replicate to the cloud.""For my first experience, it is the best software for backups, especially for a five-system backup.""The backup timing and restoring process is great compared to other options.""The most valuable feature is the quick restoration. We can restore the data quickly.""The image backup and image restore features have been very beneficial to us."

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"The solution has the capability to scale well."

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Cons
"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.""In the span of six months, maintenance is done at least twice and you are told that it is coming up, with apologies for the inconvenience. It's a distraction, and it interferes with the backup schedule.""The biggest problem that we have is when the antivirus is installed, the whole machine runs very slowly and some of the machines hang.""It would be better if they made it easier to obtain images for laptops and desktops. It isn't easy right now to have many different types of desktop computers. This is because Microsoft is changing a lot of things in Windows 10.""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.""The solution could be better if some of the features were more in-depth.""No technical support and minimal documentation.""When I first started using Acronis, I found it a little bit confusing when it came to the configuration."

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"I don't have any feedback to provide in terms of features that may be lacking."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"There is a license required to use this solution and it is inexpensive. However, it is an old license.""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.""The pricing is comparable to the newest solution available on the market, Altaro.""The cost of updates is less than $100 USD yearly.""We were on a perpetual license for Acronis Backup.""The price is reasonable.""Licensing fees are billed annually and there are no extra charges.""We have a Cyber Cloud backup license and we have on-premises storage. Both can be useful for our customers."

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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: The most valuable feature is the quick restoration. We can restore the data quickly.
Top Answer: The solution has the capability to scale well.
Top Answer: I don't directly deal with billing or licensing. My understanding is it's comparable to what is on the market, however, I couldn't say what the exact numbers are.
Top Answer: I don't have any feedback to provide in terms of features that may be lacking. Overall, it's been pretty good. They should just keep heading in the direction they are heading and continue to improve… more »
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Also Known As
Acronis Backup, Acronis Backup 12.5 Standard, Acronis Backup 12.5 Advanced
Datto Cloud Continuity for PCs
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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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Datto Cloud Continuity for PCs is much more than just cloud backup. MSPs can protect clients’ Windows-based computers from downtime and data loss and more importantly, rapidly recover data if disaster strikes.

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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
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Non Profit14%
Government9%
Manufacturing Company9%
Energy/Utilities Company9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider30%
Computer Software Company23%
Government6%
Manufacturing Company4%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company23%
Comms Service Provider21%
Manufacturing Company5%
Educational Organization5%
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Small Business51%
Midsize Enterprise22%
Large Enterprise27%
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Acronis Backup is ranked 6th in Cloud Backup with 23 reviews while Datto Cloud Continuity is ranked 23rd in Cloud Backup with 1 review. Acronis Backup is rated 8.2, while Datto Cloud Continuity is rated 8.0. 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 Datto Cloud Continuity writes "Scalable with good data recovery capabilities and a simple design". Acronis Backup is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Veritas Backup Exec, Veeam Backup for Office 365, Commvault and Veritas NetBackup, whereas Datto Cloud Continuity is most compared with Azure Site Recovery, Altaro VM Backup, Veeam Backup & Replication, Rubrik and AvePoint Cloud Backup.

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