"It's always stable. It's very good, useful, and user-friendly."
"For local backups, it has options to back up almost any storage. The back can be either a shared folder or anything you want, it's pretty flexible."
"The main reasons that our customers like Acronis are that it is very strong and easy to use."
"The image backup and image restore features have been very beneficial to us."
"I have not used other backup solutions to compare how well the features work but I have found Acronis Backup to be user-friendly, overall easy to use, and performance is good."
"The most valuable feature is the fact that you can archive backups quite easily and minimize the amount of space you're using."
"The most valuable feature is the fact that it backs up my systems transparently in the background, and I'm not even conscious of it."
"The solution has all the features I need and user friendly."
"I like the fact that you can recover the VMs inside the appliance. For example, they're basically running this appliance on a Linux-based distribution, and they're spinning off KVM virtual machines inside."
"When I have had to use tech support, they've been very good."
"It's not easy to scale it."
"They have great support."
"When we talk about a backup point of view, from a backup perspective, it's a good one."
"I really like the reporting options you get for various email reports."
"The product would be better if they offered more integration capabilities."
"It supports Microsoft SQL and Microsoft Exchange, but it does not support Oracle databases or Postgres."
"The solution could be better if some of the features were more in-depth."
"It would be better if they made it easier to obtain images for laptops and desktops. It isn't easy right now to have many different types of desktop computers. This is because Microsoft is changing a lot of things in Windows 10."
"There are some limitations to the backup."
"I would like to have more cybersecurity integration to properly round up the product and its offering. In terms of cybersecurity, if the offerings can be more versatile so that it is not just a backup solution, it would be great. Some addition to cybersecurity would really be helpful so that it becomes a kind of a suite of products. Backup and recovery form a part of the broader security strategy. Its integration with other cybersecurity solutions would provide proper visibility to not just your cybersecurity dashboard but also to all of your backups. You would have a pretty good view of the entire security landscape that you are managing."
"It would be nice to have a partition that I can boot and reinstall when taking a backup image from the operating system."
"When you are using enterprise hardware and software that increases over time, there need to be better and more management features. For pure backup software, it is fine, but when it comes to managing a large infrastructure it is lacking."
"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."
"Comparing the features and the working pattern, definitely they have to come down on pricing if they want to compete in the market."
"There's a lot that can be made better. For example, it could be more scalable."
"Probably the biggest issue I've had is actually paying for the unit, and part of that problem is that they use a third party for the billing."
"I would like to see more storage options for the free version."
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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.
Acronis Backup is ranked 9th in Backup and Recovery Software with 33 reviews while Unitrends is ranked 36th in Backup and Recovery Software with 6 reviews. Acronis Backup is rated 8.2, while Unitrends is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Acronis Backup writes "A stable and scalable backup solution with superior image restoring capabilities". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Unitrends writes "Was the right choice at the time, but we moved on to a more cloud ready solution". Acronis Backup is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Veritas Backup Exec, Veeam Backup for Office 365, Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud and Veritas NetBackup, whereas Unitrends is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Rubrik, Nakivo, Zerto and Cohesity DataProtect. See our Acronis Backup vs. Unitrends report.
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