"The initial setup was very easy."
"It is easy to schedule backups."
"We are happy with this product and have not found any issues while using it."
"The feature that I have found the most valuable is that it is easy to create a backup by using Azure Backup. It also has a good user interface and nice features for sending notifications when any backup fails or there is a change in the status of virtual machines."
"The hardware is always updated and it's saved us a lot of money."
"I like that it's a stable solution and their support is good. I think Microsoft's commercial force is superior."
"Azure Backup is good because it is entirely cloud-based, which means that you can be 99.9% sure that your backup is safe."
"The most valuable feature is the ease in which it backs up our data."
"The most valuable features are the ease of administration and the ease of configuration."
"It's a good solution. It's pretty stable."
"It's very comprehensive. It's one of the first brands to appear in its field."
"The most valuable feature is that it is simple to use."
"Lacks an AI system that would enable easier upgrading of the hardware."
"They need to improve the frequency of the backup. You can only backup one to three times a day. It would be better to back up continuously throughout the day."
"It doesn't have the option to have a backup from the database. It has backup for the files, folders, and backup only the whole virtual machine. But if I need to do a backup from the Oracle database, from an Exchange server or from SharePoint, this ability isn't there. There is no application backup."
"In the next release, I would like to see the ability to back up to different cloud providers."
"I would like to see better integration with more products, and more services."
"The solution is quite technical. I wouldn't describe it as user friendly. It could be simplified a lot to make it more accessible to the average user."
"We have a concern with the backup when were are working with VMs that are running in Barracuda Firewall because it usually fails."
"The monitoring and tagging features could be improved."
"Technical support can be improved."
"The usability of the solution isn't the best."
"In the future, we would like to see support for virtualized machines."
"Licensing has been a struggle. It went from bronze, silver to gold. Licensing needs more sophistication. It has features that are sold as separate add-ons."
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Azure Backup is a scalable backup solution with zero capital investment and minimal operational expenses that can help a company achieve maximal data protection. Azure Backup’s System Center Data Protection Manager provides optional integrations that can enable you to protect both advanced workloads running in your datacenter in VMs as well as those that are on physical servers.
Azure Backup has many features that make it a most effective product. Included among these is its ability to easily scale up your storage capacity. It taps into the cloud to give you the ability to expand on a massive scale. This can be done without any monitoring or maintenance overhead.
Benefits of Azure Backup
Some of the benefits of using Azure Backup include:
Reviews from Real Users
There are a number of characteristics that make Azure Backup extremely effective. Two of these are the flexibility that it offers users and its overall effectiveness.
PeerSpot user Ayman Y., an IT manager at NOMAC, notes all of the different backup options that Azure Backup offers. He writes, “It has many features. First of all, you can schedule a backup for the client as you like. You can do a backup from the whole virtual machine as an image. You can do a backup only from files and folders. It has every option. All options are available for the backup, for the restore, for the bandwidth utilization to do backups, even virtual machines or a physical machine. If you need to do a backup of the whole image from the virtual machine, all these options are there.”
PeerSpot user Muzammil M., a senior operations engineer at the AlGosaibi Group, notes the effectiveness of Azure Backup when he writes, “Azure Backup is good because it is entirelycloud-based, which means that you can be 99.9% sure that your backup is safe. This is the reason that I suggest its use for companies that need to back up critical data.”
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Azure Backup is ranked 13th in Backup and Recovery Software with 16 reviews while Veritas SaaS Backup is ranked 6th in SaaS Backup with 4 reviews. Azure Backup is rated 8.0, while Veritas SaaS Backup is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Azure Backup writes "Secure, good connectivity, easy to scale, and gives our clients peace of mind". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Veritas SaaS Backup writes "Stable and inexpensive but requires better usability". Azure Backup is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Commvault, Veritas NetBackup, Dell EMC NetWorker and Dell EMC Avamar, whereas Veritas SaaS Backup is most compared with Veritas NetBackup, Veritas Backup Exec, AWS Backup, Metallic and NetApp AltaVault.
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