Acronis Backup Competitors and Alternatives

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Real User
End User Technology Manager at a healthcare company with 501-1,000 employees
Oct 18 2016

What is most valuable?

Its as close to a "set it and forget it" application as one could get. We used the restore feature to help us migrate over 150 sales associates from a standard laptop to the Microsoft Surface.

How has it helped my organization?

We used the restore feature to assist us in migrating 150 sales associates to new hardware. The cloud backups enabled us to restore to the new hardware. When the sales associates started up their new Surface, it had the exact same data as... more»

What needs improvement?

The usability of the cold storage could be a little more user friendly. It is quite a process to access the data from cold storage. I also think there should be a different licensing level for cold storage accounts.
Real User
Director of Systems and Database Administration at Austin Community College
Jun 02 2017

What do you think of IBM Spectrum Protect?

Primary Use Case I use it for the disaster recovery backup archive. It is performing very well. Spectrum Protect is running under AIX on a Power system. We have a SAN volume controller in front of two generation three XIVs and two IBM tape libraries (all Fibre Channel attached). We have two sites.  • Improvements to My Organization It protects our data. That is what it is there for. We cannot live without it, since it gives us the confidence to move forward knowing our data is safe. • Valuable Features The most valuable features are reliability, capacity, and performance. • Room for Improvement I'm sure there are some areas of improvement, because no product is perfect- but I can't think of any right now. • Use of Solution More than five years. • Stability...
Real User
Manager - I.T. Operations at a leisure / travel company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jun 26 2017

What is most valuable?

Enables us to restore the VM when the needs arises and for disaster recovery.

How has it helped my organization?

We had an issue with power in the data center and one of the IBM storage devices could not startup. We managed to restore all of the VMs from Veeam and disaster recovery was executed as expected within our SLA.

What needs improvement?

* Near-synchronous, better RPO and RTO snapshot-based takes a lot of space and resources. * They could look at different ways to replicate only new changes or blocks. * If we have to use Veeam for disaster recovery, we need to make sure that... more»

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