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Pros
"The most valuable features of BackupAssist are ease of use, configure is simple, and more importantly, ease of recovery. If you needed to do a complete system recovery or another recovery it is straightforward."

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"The initial setup and deployment are easy. It's straightforward.""I like the incremental backups and their failover.""The most valuable feature is the ability to pick up individual files.""It's simple to use."

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Cons
"Many solutions become stagnant over time. However, BackupAssist has been consistent in updates but they must continue to innovate and improve to avoid stagnation.""Many solutions become stagnant over time. However, BackupAssist has been consistent in updates but they must continue to innovate and improve to avoid stagnation."

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"They could be more customer-friendly.""There isn't much to improve. They just need to follow the trend or the development of other Linux products. Follow in terms of making the product compatible with new versions of Linux. They just need to include as many versions for Linux as possible.""The solution is pretty stable right now, however, we believe that the solution could be made to be even more stable.""The integration needs improvement."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "The cost of the solution is reasonable and there are add-on options that can be purchased. I have used other solutions that are a lot more expensive that are not as good. The ability to get support is very simple and very reasonable from a cost standpoint."
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  • "Licensing costs are monthly."
  • "Price-wise it's good."
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    The most valuable features of BackupAssist are ease of use, configure is simple, and more importantly, ease of recovery. If you needed to do a complete system recovery or another recovery it is… more »
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    The cost of the solution is reasonable and there are add-on options that can be purchased. I have used other solutions that are a lot more expensive that are not as good. The ability to get support is… more »
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    Many solutions become stagnant over time. However, BackupAssist has been consistent in updates but they must continue to innovate and improve to avoid stagnation.
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    The initial setup and deployment are easy. It's straightforward.
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    Price-wise it's good. You have to pay for licenses at the enterprise level. They have many different pricing models.
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    The solution is pretty stable right now, however, we believe that the solution could be made to be even more stable.
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    Overview
    BackupAssist is a backup app for physical and virtual Windows servers. It supports on-site and cloud backup, and allows users to restore anything from a few files to an entire server.

    Veeam Agent for Linux is a simple backup agent that’s designed to ensure the Availability of your Linux installations, both on‑premises and in the public cloud. Veeam Agent for Linux’s built‑in integration with Veeam Backup & Replication allows you to leverage your Veeam backup repositories and get your on‑premises backups off site.

    https://www.veeam.com/linux-cloud-server-backup-agent.html

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    Sample Customers
    Monash University, NASA, NYU, Pfizer, RAF Association, Rockwell Colins, University of Arizona, US Department of State, Volvo
    ContinuitySA, Industrial Scientific
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company26%
    Comms Service Provider19%
    Government13%
    Media Company6%
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    Financial Services Firm25%
    Wholesaler/Distributor17%
    Comms Service Provider17%
    Healthcare Company8%
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    Computer Software Company29%
    Comms Service Provider25%
    Government10%
    Manufacturing Company4%
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    Small Business18%
    Midsize Enterprise41%
    Large Enterprise41%
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    BackupAssist is ranked 29th in Backup and Recovery Software with 1 review while Veeam Agent for Linux is ranked 35th in Backup and Recovery Software with 4 reviews. BackupAssist is rated 10.0, while Veeam Agent for Linux is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of BackupAssist writes "Simple to configure, highly reliable, and effective backup and restore functionality". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Veeam Agent for Linux writes "Easy to deploy and user-friendly with good technical support and ". BackupAssist is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Zerto, Altaro VM Backup, Acronis Backup and Commvault, whereas Veeam Agent for Linux is most compared with Altaro VM Backup, Rubrik, Veeam Backup & Replication, Cohesity DataProtect and Actifio.

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