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We performed a comparison between Acronis Backup Cloud and AWS Backup based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two SaaS Backup solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.

To learn more, read our detailed AWS Backup vs. Acronis Backup Cloud report (Updated: September 2022).
632,779 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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Pros
"The most valuable feature of Acronis Backup Cloud is the ease of management.""It has one console for many loads and one backup for many recovery options. Converting backups as a virtual machine offers an edge as a low-cost Disaster Recovery solution.""I would recommend this solution. It's easy and fast, you don't need to be on-premises you can use it from anywhere.""The product offers very easy configuration capabilities.""The most valuable feature I have found the be the management console it is very easy to use and automation is important. Additionally, overall the solution is easy to use."

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"The most valuable features of AWS Backup are point-in-time recovery and support resources.""The advantage that AWS Backup has over competitors is that it's very simple.""The most valuable features we have found are the flexibility in the services offered."

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Cons
"The solution could improve by being more user-friendly.""The technical support could be improved. When you create a ticket, the responsiveness you'd expect is lacking.""Acronis Backup Cloud can improve by having fewer updates and patches to the solution. Additionally, should improve the functions that already exist in the solution rather than add new ones.""There could be some changes done to the action page to simplify it.""Reporting is not on par. It needs some more information as per customer or partner interest. I hope Acronis is working on it."

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"The AWS Backup backend reporting is a major area that needs improvement. We would be very excited if we can see some reporting, such as trends. We do understand that there are reports available for S3 Bucket, in which the AWS backend stores the data. However, if we can receive holistic reporting, then it would be very helpful for us.""It requires a lot of time to connect the snapshot, identify the files, and restore a single file manually.""AWS Backup could improve because you cannot use Glacier or anything but EFS."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "With the price, there is a certain limitation on terabytes but no limits on how many servers or how many services you can run."
  • "We pay monthly for the use of the solution."
  • "The cost of Acronis Backup Cloud is good. They have several licensing models that customers can choose from."
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  • "There is a lot of flexibility with the services and pricing. The price is reasonable when compared to other products. This is very good for us."
  • "There are no licensing costs for AWS Backup. You pay only for the amount of backup storage you use and then the data transferred between regions. Overall AWS Backup is priced reasonably."
  • "Our customers pay a monthly AWS fee that includes the AWS Backup service."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:The most valuable feature of Acronis Backup Cloud is the ease of management.
    Top Answer:The cost of Acronis Backup Cloud is good. They have several licensing models that customers can choose from.
    Top Answer:Acronis Backup Cloud can improve by having fewer updates and patches to the solution. Additionally, should improve the functions that already exist in the solution rather than add new ones.
    Top Answer:When I was using an on-premises backup, there was an external hard drive or something like that. I had a backup server, but I had a few problems related to transfer when I had to restore something… more »
    Top Answer:We don't use a lot of space, only approximately 900 GB, so the price is reasonable. For standing, it's okay. We normally do a payment to SSML, and they are the ones who pay over there. It is around… more »
    Top Answer:Only the price could be improved.
    Ranking
    4th
    out of 19 in SaaS Backup
    Views
    505
    Comparisons
    292
    Reviews
    4
    Average Words per Review
    427
    Rating
    8.8
    5th
    out of 19 in SaaS Backup
    Views
    1,572
    Comparisons
    861
    Reviews
    2
    Average Words per Review
    566
    Rating
    8.0
    Comparisons
    Also Known As
    Acronis BaaS, Acronis Cyber Backup Cloud
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    Overview

    The #1 Backup-as-a-Service Solution for Service Providers. Acronis Backup Cloud is a highly customizable, cost-effective solution that integrates easily with your existing business automation platform or operates as a powerful stand-alone platform. Powered by the Acronis AnyData Engine, Acronis Backup Cloud provides your customers with a best in-class solution that is easy, complete, and safe.

    AWS Backup is a fully managed backup service that makes it easy to centralize and automate the back up of data across AWS services in the cloud as well as on premises using the AWS Storage Gateway. Using AWS Backup, you can centrally configure backup policies and monitor backup activity for AWS resources, such as Amazon EBS volumes, Amazon RDS databases, Amazon DynamoDB tables, Amazon EFS file systems, and AWS Storage Gateway volumes. AWS Backup automates and consolidates backup tasks previously performed service-by-service, removing the need to create custom scripts and manual processes. With just a few clicks in the AWS Backup console, you can create backup policies that automate backup schedules and retention management. AWS Backup provides a fully managed, policy-based backup solution, simplifying your backup management, enabling you to meet your business and regulatory backup compliance requirements.

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    Sample Customers
    WDR-S, Virtual1, Webplus Datacenter, Pro River Technology
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    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company17%
    Comms Service Provider16%
    Wholesaler/Distributor8%
    Transportation Company6%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company22%
    Comms Service Provider11%
    Insurance Company10%
    Retailer6%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business67%
    Midsize Enterprise8%
    Large Enterprise25%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business42%
    Midsize Enterprise20%
    Large Enterprise38%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business30%
    Midsize Enterprise10%
    Large Enterprise60%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business15%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise72%
    Buyer's Guide
    AWS Backup vs. Acronis Backup Cloud
    September 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about AWS Backup vs. Acronis Backup Cloud and other solutions. Updated: September 2022.
    632,779 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Acronis Backup Cloud is ranked 4th in SaaS Backup with 5 reviews while AWS Backup is ranked 5th in SaaS Backup with 3 reviews. Acronis Backup Cloud is rated 8.8, while AWS Backup is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Acronis Backup Cloud writes "User-friendly with good reporting and good dashboards". On the other hand, the top reviewer of AWS Backup writes "Good snapshot features including full-machine backup, helpful support, and it's simple to set up". Acronis Backup Cloud is most compared with Druva inSync, whereas AWS Backup is most compared with Veritas SaaS Backup, Metallic, Rubrik Go, Druva inSync and Datto SaaS Protection. See our AWS Backup vs. Acronis Backup Cloud report.

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