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side-by-side comparison of Barracuda Backup vs. CrashPlan
based on preference data from user reviews. Barracuda Backup rates 4.4/5 stars with 36 reviews. By contrast, CrashPlan rates 3.8/5 stars with 47 reviews. Each product's score is calculated with real-time data from verified user reviews, to help you make the best choice between these two options, and decide which one is best for your business needs.
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Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
(36)
4.4 out of 5
Barracuda Backup
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
(47)
3.8 out of 5
CrashPlan
Star Rating
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
Market Segments
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
Mid-Market (55.6% of reviews)
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
Small-Business (44.4% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
No pricing information available
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
No pricing information available

Barracuda Backup vs CrashPlan

When assessing the two solutions, reviewers found Barracuda Backup easier to use, set up, and administer. However, reviewers preferred doing business with CrashPlan overall.

  • Reviewers felt that Barracuda Backup meets the needs of their business better than CrashPlan.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, reviewers felt that Barracuda Backup is the preferred option.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of Barracuda Backup over CrashPlan.
Categories
Shared Categories
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
Barracuda Backup and CrashPlan are categorized as Server Backup
Unique Categories
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup is categorized as SaaS Backup and Online Backup
CrashPlan
CrashPlan has no unique categories
Pricing
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup Pricing
Free Trial Unavailable
CrashPlan
CrashPlan Pricing
Free Trial Unavailable
Ratings
Meets Requirements
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
8.8
Responses: 31
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
8.4
Responses: 39
Ease of Use
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
8.9
Responses: 31
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
8.4
Responses: 40
Ease of Setup
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
8.6
Responses: 22
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
8.2
Responses: 19
Ease of Admin
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
8.8
Responses: 23
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
8.1
Responses: 19
Quality of Support
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
9.0
Responses: 29
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
7.6
Responses: 31
Ease of Doing Business With
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
8.9
Responses: 22
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
9.0
Responses: 18
Product Direction (% positive)
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
8.5
Responses: 31
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
4.6
Responses: 39
Features
Compatibility
File Server Backup
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
9.5
Responses: 17
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
Not enough data available
Database Server Backup
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
9.1
Responses: 18
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
Not enough data available
Virtual Machines
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
8.8
Responses: 16
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
Not enough data available
Repository Models
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
9.2
Responses: 13
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
Not enough data available
Management
Disaster Recovery
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
Not enough data available
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
Not enough data available
Remote Backup
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
Not enough data available
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
Not enough data available
Storage Formats
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
Not enough data available
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
Not enough data available
Scheduled Backups
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
Not enough data available
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
Not enough data available
On-Demand Restoration
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
Not enough data available
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
Not enough data available
Management
Continuous Backup
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
8.1
Responses: 16
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
Not enough data available
Disaster Recovery
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
8.8
Responses: 16
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
Not enough data available
Storage Capacity
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
8.6
Responses: 17
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
Not enough data available
Remote Backup
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
9.2
Responses: 16
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
Not enough data available
Activity Monitoring
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
8.4
Responses: 16
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
Not enough data available
Reporting
Activity Monitoring
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
Not enough data available
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
Not enough data available
Documentation
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
Not enough data available
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
Not enough data available
Alerts/Notifications
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
Not enough data available
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
Not enough data available
Compliance
Security Standards
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
9.2
Responses: 16
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
Not enough data available
Cloud Data Protection
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
9.4
Responses: 16
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
Not enough data available
Data Deduplication
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
9.4
Responses: 17
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
Not enough data available
Security
Data Encryption
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
Not enough data available
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
Not enough data available
Security and Compliance
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
Not enough data available
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
Not enough data available
Deduplication
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
Not enough data available
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
Not enough data available
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of Barracuda Backup were most often representing companies in the Mid-Market segment, while reviewers for CrashPlan were more commonly in the Small-Business segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
22.2%
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
44.4%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
55.6%
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
26.7%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup
22.2%
CrashPlan
CrashPlan
28.9%
Reviewers' Industry
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup Industry
Information Technology and Services
16.7%
Computer Networking
8.3%
Higher Education
5.6%
Health, Wellness and Fitness
5.6%
Education Management
5.6%
Other
58.3%
CrashPlan
CrashPlan Industry
Computer Software
20.0%
Information Technology and Services
13.3%
Photography
8.9%
Research
4.4%
Hospital & Health Care
4.4%
Other
48.9%
Reviews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Barracuda Backup
Jeremy C.
Administrator in Defense & Space

The amount of data I can back up and send out to the cloud with ease. The free agents, Vmware integration, the fact that I can spin up a recovery point and attache it to VMware right of the Backup device. Ease of setting up Backup sources and schedules....

CrashPlan
G
Administrator in Computer Software

is user friendly , and you can use it on both windows and linux , the installation on windows is really intuitive and user friendly , the interface is easy to understand, we can do restores from the pro server and also save them on tapes and request those...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Barracuda Backup
G
Administrator in Retail

Different supported firmware's for cloud and locally controlled appliances makes difficult to manage. No central console for configuring & installing agents not available. Backup task report for individual computer is required to send to each user for...

CrashPlan
G
User in Computer Software

Removed ability to get restore disks. Confusing configuration options spread between desktop and online.

Discussions
Barracuda Backup
Barracuda Backup Discussions
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CrashPlan
CrashPlan Discussions
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