We performed a comparison between Azure Backup and Druva Phoenix based on real PeerSpot user reviews.Find out what your peers are saying about Veeam Software, Zerto, Rubrik and others in Backup and Recovery Software.
"It's useful, it works, and it's fairly reliable."
"With a couple of buttons, we can configure a VM for a backup and use the wall service, the storage wall service, pretty seamlessly."
"I like that it's a stable solution and their support is good. I think Microsoft's commercial force is superior."
"I like that it's a simple system."
"The scalability has been good."
"One of the most valuable features is security and connectivity to the data."
"It's easy to deploy."
"Once you set it up and you tell it exactly what needs to be backed up, you literally forget about it. It sends you emails and notifications of the current status of the jobs."
"I would like to see better pricing."
"I would like to see better integration with more products, and more services."
"The Azure Backup support for on-premises service is limited."
"The length of time it takes to restore is our main source of frustration. It would be beneficial to shorten the time it takes."
"Technical support can be slow to respond at times."
"There is a limitation of 99 files restores per day which means that we can't complete a huge file restore. We would like Azure to increase the number of the possible file restorations."
"I would like to see more automation, integration, and security. The price could be better."
"The integration with the record database and integration with other applications will be good, especially with the database piece."
"They were able to give us a very reasonable price considering we were non-for-profit organizations, however, there is always room for improvement on that cost."
Azure Backup is a scalable backup solution with zero capital investment and minimal operational expenses that can help a company achieve maximal data protection. Azure Backup’s System Center Data Protection Manager provides optional integrations that can enable you to protect both advanced workloads running in your datacenter in VMs as well as those that are on physical servers.
Azure Backup has many features that make it a most effective product. Included among these is its ability to easily scale up your storage capacity. It taps into the cloud to give you the ability to expand on a massive scale. This can be done without any monitoring or maintenance overhead.
Benefits of Azure Backup
Some of the benefits of using Azure Backup include:
Reviews from Real Users
There are a number of characteristics that make Azure Backup extremely effective. Two of these are the flexibility that it offers users and its overall effectiveness.
PeerSpot user Ayman Y., an IT manager at NOMAC, notes all of the different backup options that Azure Backup offers. He writes, “It has many features. First of all, you can schedule a backup for the client as you like. You can do a backup from the whole virtual machine as an image. You can do a backup only from files and folders. It has every option. All options are available for the backup, for the restore, for the bandwidth utilization to do backups, even virtual machines or a physical machine. If you need to do a backup of the whole image from the virtual machine, all these options are there.”
PeerSpot user Muzammil M., a senior operations engineer at the AlGosaibi Group, notes the effectiveness of Azure Backup when he writes, “Azure Backup is good because it is entirelycloud-based, which means that you can be 99.9% sure that your backup is safe. This is the reason that I suggest its use for companies that need to back up critical data.”
Druva Phoenix delivers data availability and governance for enterprise infrastructure with a unique cloud-first approach - combining high-performance, scalable backup, DR, archival and analytics to simplify data protection, improve visibility and dramatically reduce the risk, cost and effort of managing today’s complex information environment.
Azure Backup is ranked 9th in Backup and Recovery Software with 14 reviews while Druva Phoenix is ranked 6th in SaaS Backup with 1 review. Azure Backup is rated 8.4, while Druva Phoenix is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Azure Backup writes "Secure, good connectivity, easy to scale, and gives our clients peace of mind". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Druva Phoenix writes "Stable, easy to set up, and simple to use". Azure Backup is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Commvault Complete Data Protection, Veritas NetBackup, Acronis Backup and Rubrik, whereas Druva Phoenix is most compared with Druva inSync, Veeam Backup & Replication, Metallic, AvePoint Cloud Backup and Acronis Backup.
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