We performed a comparison between Acronis Backup and Commvault Complete Data Protection based on real PeerSpot user reviews.Find out in this report how the two Backup and Recovery Software solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
"The most valuable feature is its ability to back up and recover our production environment from ransomware."
"In my opinion, it's the best product for end-users and PCs."
"The best thing about it is that we can back up pretty much everything we want to. We don't have to have multiple solutions. It can back up any physical or virtual server, including servers in Azure. It can back up SharePoint, OneDrive, and G Suite. Everything we need to back up can be backed up, and that's why we like it."
"The interface is easy to use. They keep on adding new features. Acronis recently added multi-platform support."
"Since the last version, everything has been improved."
"This is a perfect option for an SMB."
"The administration is pretty flexible in terms of defining a multi-tenant type of setup."
"There is advanced management where we can do passing, software inventory, and hardware inventory."
"We have VMware, Hyper-V, Oracle, and Microsoft SQL. We have a lot of different systems, and all of them are supported under one licensing agreement. That's one of the benefits."
"I can collect the target data, then we connect it to Commvault. There is not another system that can connect to our target database or target storage. This is very important for us, because there is the threat of malware right now. This can protect not only the product, but also the backup data from outside threats."
"It is a stable solution."
"We use the solution for cloud and data backup."
"With the use of the cloud, the solution is easy to learn."
"Commvault helps to ensure broad coverage with the discovery of unprotected workloads. This is important. From the moment that we set it up, we mostly have customers telling us what they need to back up. Then, you can list the machines that are not yet protected. Sometimes, we can see that they are unaware of this, and say, "We didn't know that those servers were not protected yet," or "We did not back them up yet.""
"The most valuable feature is the ability it gives me to automate backups well and consistently, and to follow up on them as well. It also provides consistent recovery processes. Whenever we have needed to do a restore, it has worked quickly and efficiently."
"What I found most valuable in Commvault Complete Data Protection is its deduplication technique, mainly because the solution has the highest deduplication ratio, giving you higher storage capacity."
"The solution's reporting feature could be better."
"There are some limitations to the backup."
"The product would be better if they offered more integration capabilities."
"Acronis Backup can improve on the virtualization backups because they are not as good as Veeam Backup."
"Acronis Backup has a straightforward initial setup process and an easy-to-use interface. However, a potential issue for Acronis partners is that registered partners do not have access to marketing materials, which can make it difficult for them to reach mass markets and sell the product. This could be improved by allowing registered partners to access marketing materials and tools, such as email templates, that would help them to promote Acronis Backup effectively."
"The new version has anti-malware and software management features, but these features should be enhanced. It is working as an exclusive solution along with the backup and recovery."
"It would be nice to have a partition that I can boot and reinstall when taking a backup image from the operating system."
"Acronis Backup isn't scalable at all."
"The initial installation is straightforward and took approximately two days. However, the process could be more simple."
"Commvault Complete Data Protection would benefit from improving their training resources."
"The deployment process should be simplified because it is not something that just anybody can do."
"The initial setup was complicated."
"When we started using Commvault, we felt that there were some technical issues with managing it, but we are comfortable enough with managing it now. There were many issues, like index corrupting, when we first started, but all those issues were resolved by the Commvault tech team."
"The main area for improvement is that we sometimes experience negative effects from their updates. If they had a larger test area for their updates, that would help."
"The interface could be improved because it has two different consoles."
"Support could improve and the initial configuration would be easier with assistance from a professional engineer."
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Acronis Backup 12.5 is the world’s easiest and fastest backup solution for all your data, whether it is located on-premises, in remote systems, in private and public clouds, or on mobile devices. With enhanced backup validation and blockchain-based authentication of your backups with Acronis Notary, Acronis Backup 12.5 is the most reliable backup solution on the market today.
Available in Standard and Advanced editions, Acronis Backup 12.5 protects data on 21 platforms. With active protection from ransomware, 15-second Recovery Time Objectives (RTOs), and backups that are two times faster than the closest competitor, it is easiest to-use, fastest, most secure and complete backup solution available today.
Acronis Backup simplifies the management of data protection and reduces IT manual efforts with innovative features that automate data protection. These features include a zero-installation, unified touch-friendly web-based console to manage backup and recovery of all workloads and data, agentless and agent-based backups; and flexible granular, bare-metal, and dissimilar hardware recovery options.
Commvault Complete Data Protection is a backup and recovery solution for disaster recovery, data protection, and multi-environment management. It supports on-premises, cloud, and hybrid environments and can back up various platforms, including databases, applications, and operating systems.
Its valuable features include search capabilities, a user-friendly interface, broad workload coverage, deduplication and encryption support, cybersecurity threat detection, multi-cloud integration, and ransomware protection. Commvault has helped organizations with backup cost reduction and backup administration efficiency.
Commvault Complete Data Protection Features:
With Commvault, users can easily back up, restore, archive, replicate, transfer, and search data. Commvault offers its customers:
Reviews from Real Users
Commvault stands out among its competitors for a number of reasons. Some of the major ones are its backup, recovery, and data protection features as well as its centralized management.
Sheron B. a systems engineer at PAREXEL International Corporation writes, “I like that you have complete hooks into and total control of your data. The data is well-protected. It doesn't age off until it's copied. That's a big feature right there. When you reach the end of your retention, it does not expire until the secondary copy is completed. That allows you to hold onto data that otherwise would have aged off by retention. I like that feature. It's hard to just delete or lose data using the Commvault platform.
PeerSpot users note the effectiveness of Commvault. An engineer at a tech services company writes, "When it comes to recovery, Commvault is undeniably one of the best technologies out there. It's got all the different granularity levels that a business requires to get your information back to production. For example, we have their commission discovery, individual items recovery, mailbox recovery, databases, and different tables. Some databases can be recovered individually. This level of granularity enables us to get the most value out of the product."
Acronis Backup is ranked 9th in Backup and Recovery Software with 36 reviews while Commvault Complete Data Protection is ranked 3rd in Backup and Recovery Software with 40 reviews. Acronis Backup is rated 8.0, while Commvault Complete Data Protection is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Acronis Backup writes "A single solution protecting all platforms, that is highly secure, and easy to deploy". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Commvault Complete Data Protection writes "Can easily restore data in a disaster recovery scenario". Acronis Backup is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Veeam Backup for Office 365, Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud, Azure Backup and N-able Cove Data Protection, whereas Commvault Complete Data Protection is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Rubrik, Azure Backup, Metallic and Zerto. See our Acronis Backup vs. Commvault Complete Data Protection report.
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