Azure Backup Alternatives and Competitors

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ITDEVOPS67
Real User
IT, DevOPS and Cloud Advisor at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
Sep 10 2019

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature of this solution is the integration with cloud services. I do not have to use an external application, such as Veeam, to back up files or VMs. It works like a standard… more»

What needs improvement?

Technical support for this solution is good but it can still be improved. The user interface is a little bit confusing and it could be better. It took some time to learn, although I was able to read… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The pricing of this solution is ok, but I'm expecting that the price will decrease in the future.

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

Previously, we used other backup solutions, but this is our first cloud backup solution. We used to use NetBackup and a backup solution from HP, but these were on-premises deployments. We chose… more»

What other advice do I have?

I came from a Unix environment in the past, and I was not really a Microsoft or Windows users. Now, however, I'm more confident with Microsoft products. I worked for HPE for a long time in a private… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I have used many different backup solutions, and in my experience, none of them will do everything. Each of them has pros and cons. You have to choose a backup solution based on several aspects… more»
Rob-Black
Real User
Microsoft Solutions Architect and Unified Communications Engineer at Nashua Comunications
Dec 04 2019

What is most valuable?

The solution is cost-effective. The backup features are very useful. The solution overall is very reliable.

What needs improvement?

The interface needs improvement and it doesn't offer as many features as other third-party backup solutions. The solution is still in its infancy; it's not a mature product yet.

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

Previously we were using Windows Network Backup as well as Veeam. Right now, we are testing Azure.

What other advice do I have?

We're Microsoft partners. We had issues before where there were no Azure Data Centers in South Africa. From a compliance point of view, backing up to outside the country was a bit of an issue. Now Microsoft has two data centers in South Africa, so it is no longer a problem. I'd recommend the… more»
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