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Nakivo vs. StorageCraft ShadowXafe
July 2022
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Pros
"The updates are problem-free, so we can keep Nakivo up to date on the server and NAS too.""The features that we like the most are the Backup Copy and Active Directory Integration. They have helped us to save a lot of time since we do not have to make the backup copies “by hand”.""For my purpose, I find VM Backup to be the most useful, as it gives me the ability to create image-based, incremental backups of VMware, Hyper-V, and Nutanix AHV VMs.""It is flexible.""The product is very scalable, robust, has an easy setup with a short-duration deployment and good technical support.""They reply immediately to any query raised from us as a technician or consultant and they know the pulse of the market and keep updating the features in such a big way.""This product has helped to centralize backups and made it easy to recover data.""The price is much lower than competitors that do the same function."

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"The most valuable feature is the backups.""I like that they have some new devices that are simpler to use because they kind of tie right into the cloud."

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Cons
"It would be good if I could have a remote upgrade of our Synology Transporters, but the manual upgrade is easy and no problem at all.""It'll help if they offered some automation and more usability for partners.""While the solution provides mostly what we need, it would be ideal if there were some additional feature capabilities for the API.""Automatic updates do not work, and every update has to be done manually.""The interface can be a little clunky at times.""At the moment I am pleased with what Nakivo does but I would like more reporting functions and if possible, integration with my RMM system.""While the solution provides mostly what we need, it would be ideal if there were some additional feature capabilities for the API.""What must be improved is the response time to technical support requests."

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"Their restoration protocols could be better. I pulled all my clients out of their cloud mostly because I wasn't confident that they could restore out of the cloud. This was backed up by friends who had been burned by stuff like that. We moved away because of the lack of resources to restore from a potential catastrophic failure. It's challenging, and in some cases, they couldn't do it because they didn't have enough resources. For example, if there was a major disaster, and everybody needed their images out of the cloud, they couldn't give them to everybody.""StorageCraft ShadowXafe should improve the on-premises console management controls and protection and recovery."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "You have a lot of different options when it comes to pricing and the pricing models are pretty flexible and affordable."
  • "The product is quite cheap compared to other products on the market, but despite this, it is rich in features both at the level of backup and recovery as well as at the level of additional options."
  • "Nakivo Backup & Replication also have another great value, which is that it is one of the lowest prices on the market."
  • "The licensing currently allows for host-based licensing, which is advantageous if you have a lot of data on a few hosts."
  • "Cost is very appropriate for SMEs."
  • "Nakivo has a good price-performance ratio."
  • "As a free solution for a small environment, this is a great solution!"
  • "Talk to the sales department about all of the possibilities, as they will help you to find the best solution for your setup."
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  • "They are more expensive than some of the others out there. We have gone away from their cloud due to pricing."
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    Questions from the Community
    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 »
    Top Answer:The product is very scalable, robust, has an easy setup with a short-duration deployment and good technical support.
    Top Answer:I like that they have some new devices that are simpler to use because they kind of tie right into the cloud.
    Top Answer:Their restoration protocols could be better. I pulled all my clients out of their cloud mostly because I wasn't confident that they could restore out of the cloud. This was backed up by friends who… more »
    Top Answer:We use StorageCraft ShadowXafe as a data protection solution.
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    Overview

    NAKIVO Backup & Replication provides image-based, application-aware, and forever-incremental backup for VMware, Hyper-V, and AWS EC2 VMs. This means that NAKIVO Backup & Replication can capture all VM data, ensure the  consistency of applications and databases (such as Exchange, Active Directory, MS SQL, SharePoint) running in VMs, and transfer only changes to the backup repository. NAKIVO Backup & Replication uses native change tracking technologies (VMware CBT/Hyper-V RCT) to instantly identify changed data. For each VM backup, you can save up to 1,000 recovery points and rotate them on a daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly basis.

    StorageCraft Technology Corporation is a premier backup and disaster recovery software company. StorageCraft focuses on providing best-in-class backup, disaster recovery, system migration and data protection solutions for virtual and physical environments. StorageCraft delivers software products that reduce downtime, improve security and stability for systems and data and lower the total cost of ownership for servers, desktops and laptops.

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    Sample Customers
    Coca Cola, Honda, 3M, University of Arizona, University of Maryland, University of Arkansas, Johns Hopkins University, Marriott, United States Military Academy West Point, Greenpeace, China Airlines, Radisson Hotels and Resorts, Fujifilm
    Kawasaki, NASA, Amazon, Sonic, Callaway
    Top Industries
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    Financial Services Firm14%
    Computer Software Company11%
    Manufacturing Company11%
    Integrator11%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider33%
    Computer Software Company20%
    Government6%
    Retailer5%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company30%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Government7%
    Manufacturing Company6%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business75%
    Midsize Enterprise18%
    Large Enterprise6%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business36%
    Midsize Enterprise20%
    Large Enterprise44%
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    Small Business33%
    Midsize Enterprise15%
    Large Enterprise52%
    Buyer's Guide
    Nakivo vs. StorageCraft ShadowXafe
    July 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Nakivo vs. StorageCraft ShadowXafe and other solutions. Updated: July 2022.
    610,518 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Nakivo is ranked 5th in Backup and Recovery Software with 56 reviews while StorageCraft ShadowXafe is ranked 51st in Backup and Recovery Software with 2 reviews. Nakivo is rated 9.6, while StorageCraft ShadowXafe is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Nakivo writes "Easy to setup and use, this is a flexible, viable, and inexpensive alternative to familiar solutions". On the other hand, the top reviewer of StorageCraft ShadowXafe writes "An expensive next-generation data recovery and backup software solution with poor data restoration". Nakivo is most compared with Veeam Backup & Replication, Hornetsecurity Altaro VM Backup, Acronis Backup, Rubrik and Commvault Complete Data Protection, whereas StorageCraft ShadowXafe is most compared with Azure Backup, Veeam Backup & Replication, Cove Data Protection, Arcserve UDP and Rubrik. See our Nakivo vs. StorageCraft ShadowXafe report.

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