The most valuable feature is the Live Boot solution. It's a feature on the Barracuda that is very helpful for critical service. Whenever you have a crash or your service is not working, you can just live-boot the machine and have your… more»
What needs improvement?
It would be a big improvement if the Live Boot feature could work without the need for a secondary, standby server. I would like to see the Live Boot feature extended to Hyper-V machines, in addition to VMware machines.
What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?
We bought a five-year package, as opposed to paying a yearly licensing fee. The price of the five-year contract was approximately three million Rupees ($42,000 USD).
Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?
Prior to this solution, we were using Veeam backup. We had a few issues with them in terms of scalability, so we were unable to continue using Veeam. This is the main reason we switched to Barracuda.
What other advice do I have?
My advice for anybody who is implementing this solution is to ensure that it is adapted to all of the current hardware that you have. Prepare yourself to upgrade the solution, if needed, for at least five years. The biggest lesson that I… more»