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Find out what your peers are saying about Altaro VM Backup vs. Nakivo and other solutions. Updated: September 2021.
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Pros
"All of the features are fantastic and also the management from Microsoft dealing with multiple machines is great. The whole package is excellent for me.""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."

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"It is flexible.""It is affordable.""It is easy-to-use.""Most valuable for DimenXional Cloud is the API provided by Nakivo which allows us to implement the software in all types of solutions.""Nakivo Backup and Replication's web-based management interface enables intuitive, rapid, and seamless configuration and management of all backup and recovery functionality across the enterprise.""Backups are very easy to implement and schedule, the product is very useful, and the recovery procedure is very extensive and feature-rich.""We really appreciate the simplicity of the solution.""It is easy to set up using the included virtual appliance and also includes agents for most NAS systems."

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"If you look into the performance of a virtual machine and you look to the performance of the physical machine, the correlation between these is totally unclear.""To improve Altaro, I would like to see the ability to choose more than one backup location at a time.""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."

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"The interface might be improved, but the interface of every product might be improved.""While the solution provides mostly what we need, it would be ideal if there were some additional feature capabilities for the API.""While the solution provides mostly what we need, it would be ideal if there were some additional feature capabilities for the API.""Using an independent bootable media to restore full physical machines would enable physical machines that may be serving as Nakivo Director or Transport machines to be reliably restored to service without undue delay, ensuring that an enterprise's local environment remains intact.""It would be interesting if it were possible to integrate a mobile app to monitor the system in real-time.""What must be improved is the response time to technical support requests.""We are satisfied with Nakivo, but if anything could be improved, I think it would be more real-time as opposed to email support availability.""In the loading of a backup, choosing what to restore seems to be a lengthy process, but it has always worked in my restore tests."

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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."

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"You have a lot of different options when it comes to pricing and the pricing models are pretty flexible and affordable.""The product is quite cheap compared to other products on the market, but despite this, it is rich in features both at the level of backup and recovery as well as at the level of additional options.""Nakivo Backup & Replication also have another great value, which is that it is one of the lowest prices on the market.""The licensing currently allows for host-based licensing, which is advantageous if you have a lot of data on a few hosts.""Cost is very appropriate for SMEs.""Nakivo has a good price-performance ratio.""As a free solution for a small environment, this is a great solution!""Talk to the sales department about all of the possibilities, as they will help you to find the best solution for your setup."

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Overview

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.

NAKIVO Backup & Replication provides image-based, application-aware, and forever-incremental backup for VMware, Hyper-V, and AWS EC2 VMs. This means that NAKIVO Backup & Replication can capture all VM data, ensure the  consistency of applications and databases (such as Exchange, Active Directory, MS SQL, SharePoint) running in VMs, and transfer only changes to the backup repository. NAKIVO Backup & Replication uses native change tracking technologies (VMware CBT/Hyper-V RCT) to instantly identify changed data. For each VM backup, you can save up to 1,000 recovery points and rotate them on a daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly basis.

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Sample Customers
Thomson Reuters, Microsoft, Amazon, Harvard University, MIT, Peugeot, Xerox
Coca Cola, Honda, 3M, University of Arizona, University of Maryland, University of Arkansas, Johns Hopkins University, Marriott, United States Military Academy West Point, Greenpeace, China Airlines, Radisson Hotels and Resorts, Fujifilm
Top Industries
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Government20%
Comms Service Provider20%
Financial Services Firm10%
Healthcare Company10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company25%
Comms Service Provider23%
Government8%
Manufacturing Company6%
REVIEWERS
Manufacturing Company13%
Reseller13%
Computer Software Company13%
Financial Services Firm13%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider40%
Computer Software Company19%
Government6%
Manufacturing Company3%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business69%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise15%
REVIEWERS
Small Business69%
Midsize Enterprise19%
Large Enterprise11%
Find out what your peers are saying about Altaro VM Backup vs. Nakivo and other solutions. Updated: September 2021.
542,267 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Altaro VM Backup is ranked 20th in Backup and Recovery Software with 3 reviews while Nakivo is ranked 6th in Backup and Recovery Software with 37 reviews. Altaro VM Backup is rated 10.0, while Nakivo is rated 9.6. 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". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Nakivo writes "Easy to setup and use, this is a flexible, viable, and inexpensive alternative to familiar solutions". Altaro VM Backup is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Acronis Backup, Veeam Agent for Linux, Datto Cloud Continuity and N-able Backup, whereas Nakivo is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Acronis Backup, Rubrik, Commvault and Vembu BDR Suite. See our Altaro VM Backup vs. Nakivo report.

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