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Find out what your peers are saying about Altaro VM Backup vs. Unitrends and other solutions. Updated: January 2021.
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Pros
"The initial setup was simple and easy. Anyone without prior experience can install, configure, and use it.""The intuitive interface allows you to set up and perform backups and restores easily.""Reverse Delta is Altaro proprietary backup deduplication technology. With Reverse Delta, the latest version of a file is always made available in its entirety, not as a delta file.""This solution is stable.""The ease of use of the solution is its most valuable feature. The interface is also excellent.""The product has many valuable features for handling backup needs, including replication, live migration, and incremental disaster recovery.""All of the features are fantastic and also the management from Microsoft dealing with multiple machines is great. The whole package is excellent for me.""The CDP backup feature is very nice, as it allows you to take backups at high frequencies and with application consistency."

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"The predictive analytics are great and the reporting is awesome.""They have great support.""It's not easy to scale it.""I really like the reporting options you get for various email reports."

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Cons
"Availability of physical server backup would be an added advantage.""Migrating the physical through a backup and restore to a virtual environment would be very helpful.""The initial set up was complex, and I was not able to do the set up myself.""The scalability of the solution is limited.""Replication is not fast, the GUI could be more user-friendly, and technical support is lacking in Iran.""If you look into the performance of a virtual machine and you look to the performance of the physical machine, the correlation between these is totally unclear.""To improve Altaro, I would like to see the ability to choose more than one backup location at a time.""The application could include a feature to install a set size of data, such as the ability to store a single application with all its registry information for easy transfer."

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"If the interface could be less complex, it is would be great.""I would like to see the real-time replication process improved, and a zero RPO feature added.""It seems like Unitrends moved away from enterprise customer engagement and moved more towards the managed service provider market.""I would like to see more storage options for the free version."

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"​By implementing the solution at multiple locations, significant cost savings were achieved.""Altaro VM Backup is affordably priced. It is a best value for its price and has almost every feature that an expensive, popular product offers.""The pricing is okay,""VMware is a little pricey, but it is a good solution and priced similar to other products.""Altaro had the best prices and ROI in the whole bunch that we evaluated.""The price is great for the utility you get and the licensing has never caused any issues with my company."

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"Their licensing depended on the number of CPUs you had.""With respect to cost, my advice is to get what you need."

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Top Answer: The price is great for the utility you get and the licensing has never caused any issues with my company.
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Overview

Altaro VM Backup is a high performance VM backup  and replication solution to back up and restore both Hyper-V and VMware-based virtual machines.

Eliminate hassle and headaches with an easy-to-use interface, straightforward setup and reassurance that this solution gets the job done every time.

Altaro VM Backup is intuitive and feature-rich, with outstanding support as part of the package.

Unitrends increases uptime, productivity and confidence in a world in which IT professionals must do more with less. Unitrends leverages high-availability hardware and software engineering, cloud economics, enterprise power with consumer-grade design, and customer-obsessed support to natively provide all-in-one enterprise backup and continuity. The result is a “one throat to choke” set of offerings that allow our customers to focus on their business rather than backup.
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Sample Customers
Thomson Reuters, Microsoft, Amazon, Harvard University, MIT, Peugeot, XeroxNHL Players Association, Salvation Army, Sligro Food Group, Mason General Hospital, Tec Group, Saldab IT, Baker Tilly, Clinton Savings Bank, Ennit Magna Bank, Manukau Institute of Technology
Top Industries
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Government20%
Comms Service Provider20%
Financial Services Firm10%
Healthcare Company10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company24%
Comms Service Provider20%
Media Company7%
University6%
REVIEWERS
Wireless Company15%
Non Tech Company15%
Wellness & Fitness Company10%
Marketing Services Firm10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company23%
Comms Service Provider17%
Construction Company8%
Government8%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business69%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise15%
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Small Business29%
Midsize Enterprise46%
Large Enterprise25%
Find out what your peers are saying about Altaro VM Backup vs. Unitrends and other solutions. Updated: January 2021.
456,719 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Altaro VM Backup is ranked 21st in Backup and Recovery Software with 7 reviews while Unitrends is ranked 31st in Backup and Recovery Software with 4 reviews. Altaro VM Backup is rated 9.2, while Unitrends is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Altaro VM Backup writes "Easy to use with a helpful dashboard, good support, and the deduplication feature saves heavily on storage space". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Unitrends writes "An easy-to-use solution; lacks clear cloud unification and direction". Altaro VM Backup is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Nakivo, Acronis Backup, Datto Cloud Continuity and Veeam Agent for Linux, whereas Unitrends is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Acronis Backup, Cohesity DataProtect, Rubrik and Quorum OnQ. See our Altaro VM Backup vs. Unitrends report.

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