Altaro VM Backup Review

Restoring and stability areas have room for improvement.


What is most valuable?

  • Shiny and new looking. 
  • All backup features look nice. 
  • Ability to restore to any host. 
  • File level restore on FPS and Exchange.
  • There is a free version for Hosts with 2 VMs.

How has it helped my organization?

None!

What needs improvement?

  • Restoring.
  • Stability.

For how long have I used the solution?

6 months.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

No. Easy deployment.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Yes, Service had many issues and had to reboot host to resolve on multiple occasions.

Unable to restore a VM when I needed it. Tried multiple hosts. Connected via gig switch and would never complete. 

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No issues.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

HP Live Vault (Iron Mountain).

How was the initial setup?

Easy setup.

What was our ROI?

Many lost hours when restorations fail.

**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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