Compare Our Business Backup Solutions

Compare Our Business Backup Solutions

Acronis backup products protect any data in any environment, from small businesses to large, complex organizations!

Overview
Overview Acronis Backup Acronis Backup Advanced
Company size and solution scalability Small Business
<50 employees
Medium Business and Enterprise
>50 employees
Patented disk-imaging technology    
Windows® & Linux® Servers    
Storage – disks, NAS, SAN, cloud    
VMware vSphere®, Microsoft Hyper-V®    
User end-points backup PC, Mac, Mobile PC
Centralized and remote management    
User interface Touch-friendly web Easy-to-use Windows
Rapid RTO recovery technology Acronis Instant Restore Acronis Active Restore
Additional protection option for VMware VMs VM Replication VM Incremental Recovery
Microsoft Exchange®, SQL Server®, SharePoint®, Active Directory®    
Clustered Exchange, SQL Server support    
XenServer®, Linux KVM, Red Hat® Enterprise Virtualization, Oracle® VM Server    
Backup storage deduplication    
Tape, autoloaders, libraries    
Policy-based group management    
Scheduled backup validation    
Remote bare-metal recovery    
PXE server for network boot    
Catalog with search    
Monitoring and reporting    
Supported Systems
Supported Systems Acronis Backup Acronis Backup Advanced
Windows 10    
Windows 8/8.1/7/XP    
Windows Vista®    
Windows Server® 2016    
Windows Server 2012R2/2012, 2008R2/2008, 2003R2/2003    
Windows Small Business Server® 2011/2008/2003R2/2003    
Windows Server 2016/2012R2/2012 Essentials and Foundation    
Windows Storage Server 2012R2/2012, 2008R2/2008, 2003    
Windows MultiPoint Server 2012/2011/2010    
Linux (various distributions)    
VMware ESX/ESXi™ (agentless and agent-based VM backup)    
VMware vSphere Hypervisor (free ESXi) support with agent-based backup    
Hyper-V (agentless and agent-based VM backup)    
Citrix XenServer    
Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization    
Linux KVM    
Oracle VM Server    
Mac OS X®    
Microsoft Office 365® mailbox backup support    
Microsoft Azure® VM    
Amazon AWS EC2® instance    
Dynamic disk support    
GPT disks support    
iPhone®, iPad®, Android® backup to Acronis Cloud Storage subscription    
Acronis Disk Director Lite in on-premise installation    
Management Options
Management Options Acronis Backup Acronis Backup Advanced
Touch-friendly centralized management web console Local and Cloud  
Software-based easy-to-use centralized management console   Local
Centralized and remote management    
Centralized backup policies for machine groups    
Condition-based backup scheduling    
Event-based backup scheduling    
Remote installation    
Remote update    
Remote bare-metal recovery    
Centralized data catalog with search    
Built-in reporting    
Customizable reporting    
Backup and storage
Backup and storage Acronis Backup Acronis Backup Advanced
Disk backup    
File backup    
Application backup (Exchange, SQL Server, SharePoint, Active Directory)    
Clustered Exchange and SQL Server support    
Agentless backup of VMs    
Virtual Host backup    
Backup to Acronis Cloud Storage: files and folders    
Backup to Acronis Cloud Storage: disks and partitions    
Backup of iPhone/iPad contacts, photos, videos, calendars, reminders, via iOS API to Acronis Cloud Storage subscription    
Backup of Android contacts, photos, videos, calendars, text messages via Android API to Acronis Cloud Storage subscription    
Physical data shipping to Acronis Cloud Storage (initial seeding) option In roadmap  
Physical data shipping from Acronis Cloud Storage (large-scale recovery) option In roadmap  
Store to network share    
Store to FTP/SFTP    
Backup validation as part of backup plan    
Scheduled backup validation    
Backup contents search    
Archive encryption (in-flight and at-rest)    
VSS support (consistent backup of applications)    
VMware-VMware VM Replication with WAN optimization    
Central storage deduplication    
Backup compression    
Acronis Secure Zone    
Tape drive, autoloader, library support, including media management    
Multi-destination backup (backup replication) 2 locations 5 locations
Scheduled backup replication    
Flexible backup rotation and retention policies    
Backup retention cleanup as part of backup plan    
Scheduled backup retention    
Recovery
Recovery Acronis Backup Acronis Backup Advanced
Acronis Universal Restore    
Granular restore of Microsoft Office 365 mailboxes and emails    
Granular restore of Microsoft Exchange    
Granular restore of Microsoft SQL Server    
Mounting of SQL databases from the backup storage    
Granular restore of Microsoft SharePoint    
Authoritative and non-authoritative recovery of Microsoft Active Directory domain controllers    
Restore of iPhone/iPad contacts, photos, videos, calendars, reminders from Acronis Cloud Storage subscription    
Restore of Android device contacts, photos, videos, calendars, text messages from Acronis Cloud Storage subscription    
Acronis Active Restore    
Convert backup to virtual machine    
Acronis Instant Restore (run VM from a backup)    
Acronis vmFlashback (CBT-based incremental VM restore)    
Bootable rescue media
Bootable rescue media Acronis Backup Acronis Backup Advanced
Acronis Bootable Media    
Acronis Startup Recovery Manager    
WinPE plug-in for on-premise console    
PXE Server with PXE network boot    
Licensing
Licensing Acronis Backup Acronis Backup Advanced
Licensing options Perpetual, including 1 year of maintenance
Subscription, including maintenance
Licensing policy Licensed by number of physical machines, virtual hosts, Office 365 mailboxes, or cloud instances Licensed by number of physical machines, or virtual hosts
Acronis Cloud Storage add-on Subscription for required capacity, including mobile device backup Subscription for required capacity
Support options
Support options Acronis Backup Acronis Backup Advanced
E-Mail response time From 1 business day to 1 hour
Product upgrades Included during support subscription period
Product updates Free