Unitrends Competitors and Alternatives

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Reseller
Technical Presales Consultant/ Engineer at a wholesaler/distributor with 10,001+ employees
Sep 19 2019

What is most valuable?

The really amazing feature about Veeam Agent is that when you're using the central deployment model, you can actually use the instant VM recovery feature, which is really… more»

How has it helped my organization?

The product has drastically improved. Veeam never used to have any Agents, whether for Linux or Windows. They were strictly focusing on virtual environments. Even within… more»

What needs improvement?

It would be much better if more applications were supported on the Linux side. For example, their agent for Windows not only can back up the Windows machine, but it can… more»

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

It's a subscription-based license, which is started on a yearly basis. Currently, the licensing is split between three editions: standard, enterprise, and enterprise plus… more»

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

I'll try not to be as biased as possible regarding Unitrends and Arcserve. These are backup vendors that have been in the physical backup industry for quite some time… more»

What other advice do I have?

Check the compatibility, in detail. Generally speaking, there are many distributions and kernel versions supported, but it's important to be very picky about the kernel… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Veeam provides the software solution, as does Arcserve and Unitrends. However, for the most part, they pitch their backup appliances. Some people may prefer to go with a… more»
Bo Heinemeyer
Real User
Director of Technology at P&S Investment Company, Inc.
Nov 24 2019

What is most valuable?

Being able to spin up a machine in a sandbox is amazing because it allows us to test things that we otherwise would not be able to do. The self-test feature isn't anything… more»

How has it helped my organization?

This is true peace of mind for all IT admins. OnQ works, simple as that. This is also the first and only company that has reached out to me because they saw issues before… more»

What needs improvement?

At times the email notifications don't go out, but a quick reset always fixes that problem.

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

The cost is higher than other software and services, but it is an absolute must-have. It pays for itself daily, even if you never have a disaster (knock on wood).

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

I have used many different solutions and at the time, none of them came even close to what OnQ provided. They were ahead of the game, everyone else had to catch up after… more»

What other advice do I have?

It's hard to say where this product needs improvement, as we have not had any problems or needs other than what is already provided, and we are more than happy with the… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We looked at Veeam, Unitrends, Datto, and Dell.
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