Backup Appliances vs Backup Software Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Analysis Full Version

Environment to protect:

Virtual Server Sockets

 Sockets

Physical Servers

 Servers

TB to protect

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Save $ in the first year by using the Unitrends Recovery Series Appliance

 

TCO Year 1:
 

Unitrends Recovery Series Enterprise Edition:
$
 

Unitrends Backup Software Standard Edition:
$
 

Windows-based Backup Software:
$
 

 
 

Save $ on Operating Expenses OpEx Labor Costs by using Unitrends Recovery Series instead of Windows Backup Software
Save $ on Hardware Costs (Server, Storage) by using Unitrends Recovery Series instead of Windows Backup Software
* You will need to manage Windows Servers to run the Windows Software Backup Solution.

Calculator Assumptions

Features Included in Unitrends that are not typically included in Windows-Based Backup Software Solutions by Default:

Include Search Uplift on Windows Software
Include WAN Optimization Uplift on Windows Software

Detailed Costs used in Calculations

Backup Software Costs (CapEx)

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Infrastructure Costs Unitrends Recovery Series Appliances (CapEx)

Cost of Backup Infrastructure Unitrends Recovery Series Appliances (Includes Server, Storage, and Licenses) Enterprise

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Infrastructure Costs Software Backup Solutions (CapEx)

Cost of Backup Infrastructure for Software solutions (Server, Storage)

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Labor Costs (OpEx)
Windows Based Server Labor assumptions:
Unlike hardened Linux appliance solutions like Unitrends, Windows Based Software solutions require administrative intervention for OS management, auxiliary software (e.g. anti-virus) management, upgrades, and ongoing monitoring

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