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We performed a comparison between Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud and Veeam Backup & Replication based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Cloud Backup solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
To learn more, read our detailed Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud vs. Veeam Backup & Replication Report (Updated: November 2022).
653,522 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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Pros
"We like the backup functionality.""It is easy to use. I don't need any help to figure out how to do it. It is also very easy to install and upgrade. It is very simple and easy to use for restoring. It supports universal restoration. I can restore a full machine to another hardware with this, which is a very good feature.""The management, backup, and recovery features are all very good.""Once you deploy, it's very easy to manage. It took us about an hour to deploy.""We turn on the solution and it works well for backing up our data, it is easy to use.""The integration with multiple modules in the console and the backup and recovery features are very good.""I have found many of the backup options valuable such as logging the event backup and the ability to run an analysis of the backup before you start for problems.""One of the best benefits of using Acronis is that it also provides data security along with the backup of data. It checks everything, and that's the main benefit of using Acronis"

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"It is a global major solution for quite a lot of people.""Strong performance with a high level of compatibility.""The granular restoration that it provides for a business application is most valuable. For example, for Exchange, we can restore a single mailbox or email. We can also do SQL Server restoration and bare-metal recovery for operating systems.""This is very user-friendly.""Replication is most valuable.""Once you get it set up, everything is smooth, and the recovery is excellent.""The integration of Veeam Backup Replication is very good.""The most valuable features I have found to be Instant Recovery, quick restore and rollback, and asynchronous copy. It is a complete solution for our needs."

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Cons
"I would like to see more integration with SIEM solutions.""Not many people know about this product, so they may need to concentrate more on marketing.""I don't see any room for improvement in the solution itself, but their marketing could be better. Dealers and customers aren't aware of this product or the company, so maybe they should concentrate more on marketing.""The Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud server could improve by having better performance.""In the solution, you have the customization option for reports but it is limited and should allow more customizations in terms of how long or when you can do the reports.""The reporting could be improved. I would like to see some enhancements in that regard.""We'd like to see more DLP, data loss prevention.""It will be good if Acronis can provide more documentation and videos describing how to do different things. Their documentation is good, but it is without examples. They don't have lots of videos. They should put more videos on YouTube to show how to set up certain things, how to restore, and how to back up. They should provide step-by-step documentation and videos for specific scenarios. I would like them to improve the command line feature. The command line is not working smoothly, and there is some problem with it. If the command line is improved, it will take the product to the next level. It would be great if it can back up data from storage so that people are able to back up old data. Such a feature will make it an enterprise solution for a full backup."

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"I think Veeam needs to improve the file installation process, as well as more technical things like snapping feature issues. Sometimes during backup, when it's taking the scan snaps on the ESXi, it started and didn't remove the snapshot from there, which consumed storage on the EXSi. It could be improved with more technical depth. The response time for Veeam's technical support could also be improved.""Device backup could be improved.""The pricing could be improved.""There are certain solutions, such as Rubrik and Cohesity, that are little by little, taking market share. Veeam needs to be more aggressive to keep their dominance in the space.""My main concern about Veeam is that I hope our backups will still be secure in the event of a security incident such as a ransomware attack. In Veeam version 11 they do state that there is ransomware protection, but until it has been proven to be effective, I don't have any assurance that it will prevent data loss.""The implementation was straightforward. However, we used an integrator, the process could be easier for us to do it ourselves.""I only ever found one error. It was when we were doing a file copy job. After using it for ten minutes, it would slow down and cause a bottleneck error.""In the next release, I would like replication directly to the cloud to be included."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "We pay for whatever we use, and they bill us accordingly."
  • "I am not the one who is paying for it, but based on what I know, it is not very expensive. It has a good price."
  • "Acronis offers a 30-day free trial of the product."
  • "It's a subscription license with free trial licenses."
  • "It's a monthly payment of $1,000 USD."
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  • "Its price is reasonable for a big company or a big client. It is not too much. It is cheaper than VMware."
  • "Its pricing is really good."
  • "Veeam Backup and Replication is a cost-effective solution"
  • "Our licensing fees are paid yearly and the cost is about $12,000 Swiss Francs ($17,400 USD)."
  • "This product is not cheap, but it's well worth the cost."
  • "This is not an expensive solution. It's on the cheaper side."
  • "The price of this product is very good."
  • "It is approximately $4,000 to $5,000 for the purchase of the product and I paid an additional $2,000 for the renewal."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:It is easy to use. I don't need any help to figure out how to do it. It is also very easy to install and upgrade. It is very simple and easy to use for restoring. It supports universal… more »
    Top Answer:It will be good if Acronis can provide more documentation and videos describing how to do different things. Their documentation is good, but it is without examples. They don't have lots of videos… more »
    Top Answer:We use it for the backup of user machines. We have a lot of machines, and I use it daily to monitor, check, and do upgrades and make sure that everything is working properly.
    Top Answer:Comparing the features of the four is not the right approach. You need to develop a list of requirements for backup and DR that are specific to your organization and then compare each of the four… more »
    Top Answer:Technically, Veeam is best for hyper-v & VMWare replications, snapshots, HA failover, also support for file system backups inside VMs., support for tape library & FC too. But Veritas Netbackup is a… more »
    Top Answer:Nakivo is my favorite backup software. Below are the main benefits of Nakivo compared to Veeam 1. Low cost. 2. Backup storage with global deduplication (this is the main requirement of a backup… more »
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    Also Known As
    Acronis Protect Cloud
    Veeam Backup and Replication, Veeam Availability Suite
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    Overview

    Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud is a unique integration of backup with full-stack next-generation anti-malware protection and comprehensive endpoint management tools. This synergy eliminates complexity, so service providers can protect customers better while keeping costs down.

    Veeam Backup & Replication is a reliable backup and recovery software tool that is designed to help you back up, restore, and replicate data on virtual machines (VMs). The solution is compatible with a variety of backup targets and can be used with VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V. It is agentless and also has a recovery time objective of less than 15 minutes for all applications and uses built-in WAN acceleration to replicate data off-site up to 50 times faster than a raw data transfer. In addition to backing up and recovering VMs, Veeam Backup & Replication can protect and restore individual files and applications for environments such as Exchange and SharePoint. It can also provide transaction-level restores of Oracle and Microsoft SQL databases.

    Veeam Backup & Replication Features

    Veeam Backup & Replication has many valuable key features. Some of the most useful ones include:

    • Backup: The solution enables you to create image-level backups of virtual, physical, cloud machines and backups of NAS share files.
    • Restore: With Veeam, you can perform a restore from backup files to the original location or a new one. Veeam Backup & Replication offers a number of recovery options for various disaster recovery scenarios, including Instant Recovery, image-level restore, file-level restore, restore of application items, and more.
    • Replication: You can create an exact copy of a VM and maintain the copy in sync with the original VM.
    • Continuous data protection (CDP): The solution’s replication technology helps you protect mission-critical VMs and reach recovery point objectives (RPO).
    • Backup copy: With Veeam, you can copy backup files to a secondary repository.
    • Storage systems support: The solution enables you to back up and restore VMs using capabilities of native snapshots created on storage systems.
    • Tape devices support: You can easily store copies of backups in tape devices.
    • Recovery verification: With Veeam Backup & Replication, you can test both VM backups and replicas before recovery.

    Veeam Backup & Replication Benefits

    There are many benefits to implementing Veeam Backup & Replication. Some of the biggest advantages the solution offers include:

    • Enables you to meet recovery SLAs with confidence.
    • Ensures bulletproof ransomware protection.
    • Can help you accelerate your move to the hybrid cloud.
    • Eliminates data loss and downtime.
    • Protects your data from malicious actors.
    • Flexible, simple, and reliable. 

    Reviews from Real Users

    Veeam Backup & Replication is a solution that stands out when compared to many of its competitors. Some of its major advantages are its ease of set up, the fact that it is agentless, and that it has an intuitive dashboard. 

    A Network Operations Manager at an educational organization says, "Integration with VMware is excellent with very granular recovery."

    An Inside Solutions Architect at a tech services company mentions, “I like that it's agent-less, easy to set up, and hardware-agnostic.”

    An Account Manager at a tech services company states, “The dashboard is very, very easy to understand. We do demonstrations all the time with customers just to show them. If they've lost particular files because of a server going down, we can retrieve those files for them and quickly bring those files back up.”

    Kerem C., Director of Professional Services/Senior Solution Architect/Trainer at a tech services company, explains, “It's good for backup performance management and backup window management.”

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    Sample Customers
    Zebra Systems
    Vodafone, American Standard Brands, Welch’s, University of Florida, Tata Global Beverages Limited, National Bank of Abu Dhabi, Hirslanden Private Hospital Group, MacLean-Fogg Company
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider24%
    Computer Software Company19%
    Educational Organization6%
    Government5%
    REVIEWERS
    Financial Services Firm14%
    Computer Software Company12%
    Government7%
    Comms Service Provider6%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company21%
    Comms Service Provider16%
    Government8%
    Manufacturing Company6%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business67%
    Midsize Enterprise11%
    Large Enterprise22%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business32%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise52%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business46%
    Midsize Enterprise24%
    Large Enterprise30%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business28%
    Midsize Enterprise19%
    Large Enterprise53%
    Buyer's Guide
    Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud vs. Veeam Backup & Replication
    November 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud vs. Veeam Backup & Replication and other solutions. Updated: November 2022.
    653,522 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud is ranked 12th in Cloud Backup with 9 reviews while Veeam Backup & Replication is ranked 1st in Cloud Backup with 156 reviews. Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud is rated 8.8, while Veeam Backup & Replication is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud writes "Saves money and time, easy to use for restoring data, and very stable". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Veeam Backup & Replication writes "Dynamic and reliable backup solution". Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud is most compared with Acronis Backup, N-able Cove Data Protection, Veeam Backup for Office 365, Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows and Metallic, whereas Veeam Backup & Replication is most compared with Azure Backup, Rubrik, Acronis Backup, Nakivo and Commvault Complete Data Protection. See our Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud vs. Veeam Backup & Replication report.

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