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We performed a comparison between Druva Phoenix and Infrascale Backup & Disaster Recovery based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

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"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."

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"The recovery of data is the most valuable feature. The software backup, which is just a program that gets installed on a server, can back up to the cloud. You can install that on a server or PC, and that will simply back up a user's files and folders. If it is installed on the server, we just back up the relevant data. Recovering that, if there has been a malicious attack on a business or anything like that, has been invaluable in the past. The good features about that are obviously, if the physical hardware has a problem, then we can utilize the appliance, turn on the virtual machine, and carry on running the business while we put the hardware back and correct the issue.""The most valuable feature is the ability to boot locally, as well as in Infrascale's cloud. This means that we can either do on-site failover or failover to their cloud.""The Infrascale Dashboard is very easy to understand, has a good overview, and gives me access to all my appliances without having to have a local VPN connection to the individual clients. It makes it very easy to find my way around.""Its Critical Server Insurance feature for protecting physical and virtual servers, including Windows, Linux, VMware, and Hyper-V is mandatory for me and it makes me happy. If I had a backup solution that didn't do that, it would not be a backup solution and would not be any good.""For this particular client, the solution’s Critical Server Insurance feature that protects physical and virtual servers including Windows, Linux, VMware, and Hyper-V, was a very big factor as well. They have a bunch of physical servers, as well as virtual. The mix is predominantly virtual. They also have some NAS boxes that we back up using Infrascale.""The initial setup was straightforward and we received support from the manufacturer.""The overall ease of use and management of the solution using the Infrascale Dashboard is very good. We haven't had any issues. It is easy to learn. Most of our techs who deal with backups are usually up and running with the dashboard within a day or so. They don't have a lot of buried features where you have to dig through things to get to the resolution. It is pretty self-explanatory.""Given that we are in the hurricane belt, the spin-up of replicated servers in the cloud is among the most valuable features. If our site goes down we can just connect to the cloud appliance, spin up the servers, and we are good to go."

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"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."

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"Having options to replicate between their data centers, once the data is offsite, would be an improvement that they could make.""When you are ordering hardware appliances, they have to be delivered from America. In the past, hard drives on the appliance have been simple SSD drives that are installed. However, they don't have a local supply for the SSD drives in the UK. They have to be exported from the US, arrive, and then I have to go and install them. Then, they will rebuild it from their side of things. However, I could order that same SSD drive online and get it the next day. So, I have to wait days for things to come when I could get the exact same drive the next day in the UK, if I wanted to. That causes a bit of a problem. I don't know how many businesses they have in the UK, but I do think that having to import stuff from the US is a time-consuming problem. If there was a holding in the UK, then we wouldn't have that delay in time.""The only thing I would suggest, and I have talked to my manager about it already, is that they should have a direct backup-to-cloud solution. It should be something that does not require me to do an image backup, and then individual file and folder backups, to be able to restore individual files.""They can always make the GUI a little bit nicer, the interface level a bit better. There's always room for improvement.""One of the significant drawbacks of it is due to the fact that we're using two devices to manage the same vCenter, or virtualization environment, and they don't talk to each other. That means I can't easily see what VMs are already being protected. If I'm on Infrascale device "A" and I have protected these VMs, when I go over to device "B," I can't see that those VMs are already covered.""I would like to see more features for the section on the viruses and maybe another in reference to two-factor authentication.""The pricing model that they recently changed to is a little bit complicated, and the biggest area for improvement is a better way of figuring out how to price it.""There is room for improvement by making the interface a little more intuitive when navigating to recover flat files or an old server."

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  • "You get unlimited clients and buy a bucket of space. In addition to the standard fees there were setup fees."
  • "The licensing is based on how much data you have plus what appliances you need."
  • "The pricing is fair, and they are interested in working with MSPs as part of their market."
  • "The appliances have different prices because of storage, size, and memory. For example, the older machines support more virtual machines, whereas the new one only supports one virtual machine. As we have purchased the later appliances, they have probably been a little bit more expensive because they have to be good enough to keep the business running if the physical server goes down. We learned our lesson from the one that went down when we tried to run products and it wasn't quick enough."
  • "It is super competitive. It is worth taking a look at it from a licensing and pricing perspective."
  • "Pricing of the product could be improved. It definitely makes it a harder sell. They will usually end up getting close to the price we need, but I have to go through everybody to get the price reduced. Their list pricing is significantly higher than that of other solutions."
  • "Infrascale's pricing, to me, was outstanding and was one of the major factors in my decision to go with Infrascale... My customer had a different solution before and his monthly payment was three times as much as the payment he now has with Infrascale."
  • "The licensing structure was changed some time ago and it's a lot more efficient and the price points are a lot better. They're improving and heading in the right direction."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer: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.
    Top Answer:The price is always one of those things that you always look to just improve if you're a not-for-profit organization. We're always looking at lowering costs. They were able to give us a very… more »
    Top Answer:We've been using it just for a couple of on-premise servers where we needed to get the data stored somewhere else.
    Top Answer:We've recently switched from Veeam B&R to Rubrik with their Polaris Radar Solution to detect Ransomware.  VM-Backup is a standard feature nowadays. DRaaS - do you mean a cloud solution or on-prem?… more »
    Top Answer:The initial setup was straightforward and we received support from the manufacturer.
    Top Answer:The licensing for Infrascale Backup & Disaster Recovery is monthly.
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    Overview

    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.

    Infrascale overcomes the complexity of creating backup and disaster recovery solutions without sacrificing performance and reliability. We provide fast, secure recovery that enables customers to feel confident that their data is fully protected from any type of disaster, whether it be operational, environmental, or malicious. Infrascale provides data protection for SaaS applications, endpoints, and servers.

    SaaS BACKUP

    Protect Microsoft 365, Google Workspace, Box, Dropbox, and Salesforce data from accidental deletion and malicious attacks. Infrascale Cloud Application Backup (ICAB) provides customers with essential data protection that isn’t included in their SaaS provider’s limited retention policies. It also protects the broadest set of SaaS applications and delivers ease of use and ease of deployment.

    ENDPOINT BACKUP

    Direct-to-cloud backup and recovery solution for endpoints. Infrascale Cloud Backup (ICB) provides unlimited retention and version history, MSI installer and single pane of glass management, and ransomware anomaly detection. This delivers ease of use, ease of management, and protection from cybersecurity threats.

    SERVER BACKUP AND DISASTER RECOVERY

    Boot ready in minutes to run your systems when they go down due to any reason including server crashes, ransomware attacks, or natural disasters. Infrascale Backup & Disaster Recovery (IBDR) provides boot-ready time for failover that averages 2 minutes as well as unlimited disaster recovery and failover testing. In order to eliminate downtime and data loss, IBDR also provides a centrally managed Infrascale Management Dashboard.

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    Sample Customers
    TRC Companies, Family Health Network, GulfMark Offshore, Pall Corporation
    MSPs servicing small and mid-size companies VARs servicing mid-sized companies Direct SMB or mid-sized companies
    Top Industries
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    Computer Software Company27%
    Healthcare Company7%
    Comms Service Provider7%
    Educational Organization6%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company25%
    Comms Service Provider13%
    Financial Services Firm7%
    Government6%
    Company Size
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    Small Business30%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise55%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business91%
    Large Enterprise9%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business40%
    Midsize Enterprise11%
    Large Enterprise50%
    Buyer's Guide
    Disaster Recovery as a Service
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    Druva Phoenix is ranked 6th in Disaster Recovery as a Service with 1 review while Infrascale Backup & Disaster Recovery is ranked 2nd in Disaster Recovery as a Service with 10 reviews. Druva Phoenix is rated 9.0, while Infrascale Backup & Disaster Recovery is rated 9.2. The top reviewer of Druva Phoenix writes "Stable, easy to set up, and simple to use". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Infrascale Backup & Disaster Recovery writes "If the physical hardware has a problem, then we can utilize this appliance, turn on the virtual machine, and carry on running the business while correcting the issue". Druva Phoenix is most compared with Druva inSync, Azure Backup, Veeam Backup & Replication, Metallic and AvePoint Cloud Backup, whereas Infrascale Backup & Disaster Recovery is most compared with Zerto, Commvault Complete Data Protection, Acronis Backup, Veeam Backup & Replication and Datto Cloud Continuity.

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