We performed a comparison between Barracuda Intronis Backup and Veeam Backup & Replication based on real PeerSpot user reviews.Find out in this report how the two Deduplication Software solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
"It is very reliable, so we don't have any issues with it. Our customers have never raised any issue with it. Basically, once you set it up and it is running, it is trouble-free. Our customers are happy. They just got a renewal for the subscription for the service."
"Its interface is intuitive, and it is easy to use when I am restoring files. Barracuda does a really excellent job at compression, which makes it very efficient. Eight years later, I am only halfway through to the capacity, which is very good."
"The main feature we like about Barracuda is that we can map devices directly to the cloud. It operates as a security device to run a backup of the cloud in case one of our physical machines goes down."
"It's a one-stop shop, meaning we just program and schedule the backups, decide what is being backed up, and then it automatically replicates and deduplicates."
"It is very stable, and I'm very happy with this solution."
"The backup feature is most valuable. That's why we took it."
"The configuration and the onboarding process are pretty good."
"The cloud side of it is nice. Everything happens behind the scenes without you realizing it, which is nice. It doesn't interrupt usage. There is also the freedom and ease of use of the cloud portal, which you can use to manage your backup. One of the strong points of Barracuda is that you can go from zero to having your first backup running within 10 minutes. If you have access to admin accounts and everything else, it can happen in 10 minutes. The ability to go in and just restore a particular file without having to do a full restore is also very useful. You can just go in and pick the files that you need to restore, and the same is with email. You can just go in, find an email, and restore that email without having to do a full backup of all the data or a full restore of the data. I feel very safe because it is not just about the backup; it is about the protection of the data from outside threats. They have a lot of areas of ATP, that is, advanced threat protection. You don't see that much on the backup side. You see it more on the email side. In the email protection, you know it is there at the back. It moves the quarantine emails that come through into a sandbox area, and then you can choose in the sandbox. You can open up an email in the sandbox to make sure that if there is a virus, it can't harm you. You can also plan how often your backups run, such as every six hours or four hours. It is the same with email. They also have a great PhishLine package, which is phishing attack training. You can have the strongest and the best backup and security that you can, but the end user is always the weakest link. They send almost like testing emails to end users to help them identify and understand phishing emails and prevent user or phishing attacks. It is a very good package."
"Veeam Backup Replication has good performance and can do location-to-location backups. Additionally, it is user-friendly and easy to manage."
"It has an intuitive interface, and it provides us with successful backups without needing to tweak or do any adjusting. We just set it up and like their ad says, "It Just Works.""
"I have found the most valuable feature to be the new CDP features. It is very popular for my customer's needs."
"Veeam Cloud Connect has helped us to reduce the cost of cloud storage for an offsite solution using their archive storage feature."
"Strong performance with a high level of compatibility."
"This solution is very flexible and user-friendly — it's very good. It's very good with our virtual and physical infrastructure."
"The initial setup is very easy."
"The documentation is very good. It's also easy to install Veeam Backup and Replication."
"It would be nice to have some reports generated on the usage, but it is not essential."
"The solution depends on your connectivity, so it is essential to have a proper connection to the cloud."
"This solution could be improved with offering lower prices at scale."
"Their technical support is not very good. You never know what they are doing and what is the issue. Customers need to know what is happening. This is our main concern and the only thing that can be improved in this solution. I would like to have more visibility about what is going on when something happens. I need to know what was done to solve the issue."
"Barracuda Backup could use some more integration."
"Its speed can be a bit improved, and of course, its pricing can go a lot cheaper."
"I am working in some of the more rural areas of Sweden, and some of the customers here are a little bit wary of cloud technology at the moment. It is not like in Gothenburg or Stockholm, where people rely on it so much more. In the rural areas, companies are saying that we do need to use the cloud, and they are being very wary about their data, especially with GDPR and all that kind of stuff. Having more control and having an option for backing up locally, even if you don't want to use it, would be something very good. The cloud backup is brilliant, but there should be an option to take that cloud backup and save it locally as well. If you lose connection to the internet or you lose access to your data in the cloud, having a backup copy of the latest data on your server is helpful. You need to be able to get access to your customers' files, especially with GDPR, where you need to know where your customers' details are. If they're in the cloud and you've lost access to them, then you'll go into those GDPR regulations. This is somewhere where both Barracuda and Veeam haven't gone as far. As far as I have understood, with Veeam, you can back up your local servers to the cloud but not vice versa. I haven't worked on it much."
"Setting up Barracuda Backup is straightforward."
"Backup speed should be increased, and there should be more functionality."
"It needs to support more applications. In terms of supported applications, Oracle SQL and Office 365 are supported, but I am not sure if it supports Linux-based applications. That's why I'm looking for an alternative. I am currently testing Commvault. The advantage of Commvault is that a lot of applications are supported with it. I am not sure if CIFS is currently supported. It would be nice to have this feature in case it is not already supported"
"It's hard to answer because managing cloud storage in our version could be better, but now that they have improved it in the recent version, I cannot say it's a better point because I know it should be already fixed."
"Veeam Backup Replication could improve by having better integration with the cloud. Additionally, they do not have direct integration to S3 or Azure storage for the backups of the VMs. This feature would be beneficial because we have to go through the scalable repository which I do not like."
"My biggest issue with Veeam at the moment is how the backup reports are displayed. We use the SolarWinds integration to generate consolidated reports for monitoring purposes, but we aren't getting all the available data shown to us in the way that we want."
"In the future, Veeam should release a hardware backup appliance that can be integrated with their software."
"If you upgrade too quickly, you may have issues."
"There's a lot of room for improvement surrounding the backup process."
Barracuda Intronis Backup – MSP is a software-only BDR solution designed to offer value to your customers by protecting what matters most, while creating new opportunities to expand your margins and grow your business.
Intronis Backup is a software-only solution that goes beyond file-and-folder and delivers secure hybrid local and cloud backup services that offer flexible, comprehensive data protection — complemented by a simple pricing structure and a centralized management portal.
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:
Veeam Backup & Replication Benefits
There are many benefits to implementing Veeam Backup & Replication. Some of the biggest advantages the solution offers include:
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.”
Barracuda Intronis Backup is ranked 6th in Deduplication Software with 11 reviews while Veeam Backup & Replication is ranked 1st in Backup and Recovery Software with 156 reviews. Barracuda Intronis Backup is rated 8.6, while Veeam Backup & Replication is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Barracuda Intronis Backup writes "Simple, streamline solution for Backups and Off-Site replication". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Veeam Backup & Replication writes "Dynamic and reliable backup solution". Barracuda Intronis Backup is most compared with Acronis Backup, Commvault Complete Data Protection, Rubrik, Dell PowerProtect DD (Data Domain) and Azure Backup, whereas Veeam Backup & Replication is most compared with Azure Backup, Rubrik, Acronis Backup, Nakivo and Commvault Complete Data Protection. See our Barracuda Intronis Backup vs. Veeam Backup & Replication report.
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