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CloudBerry REVIEW

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USER SATISFACTION 98%
OUR SCORE 9.0

What is CloudBerry?

CloudBerry is a suite of online backup solutions that manage file transfers across a range of cloud storage services, including: Amazon Web Services, VMWare, Oracle Cloud, Google Cloud, MS Azure, Cisco, and OneDrive. The vendor, CloudBerry Lab, has an established partnership with Amazon, Google, and Oracle, among others.

Comprised of separate applications, the suite consists of two major products, both of which support Windows, Windows Server, macOS, and Linux, and are compatible with SQL, Oracle Database, and Exchange.

1. CloudBerry Backup – acts as a data backup control panel for corporate and personal use. It works on desktop or server.

2. CloudBerry Managed Backup – a centralized data backup management console for multiple workstations. It is targeted at managed service providers (MSPs), but is also ideal for enterprise IT departments. Resellers can brand it as a third-party offering.

The vendor also offers CloudBerry Explorer, a file management software, and CloudBerry Drive, which mounts cloud storage on Windows Server or PC. Meanwhile, a separate software, CloudDedup, works with CloudBerry Backup for deduplication of your backups (elimination of duplicate files).

The vendor claims its platforms are used by 300,000+ users and 5,000 MSPs, which together support 100+ petabytes of cloud data.

How It Works

CloudBerry provides small and midsized businesses backup tools in private, public, or hybrid cloud platforms. A Create Backup Plan Wizard takes you through clear steps that don’t require technical skills. You choose your target cloud storage, click options for compression and encryption, schedule backup either in manual or auto mode, and set notification for post backups.

On the other hand, CloudBerry Managed Backup allows for remote management and monitoring of client accounts. A vendor-hosted console lets you manage backups via a control panel, which gives you full visibility on multiple backups and access to tools. A Managed Backup Service directs your file transfer requests to the targeted cloud storage location.

All CloudBerry applications are are charged with an initial license fee on a per-computer basis, plus annual maintenance, except for CloudBerry Drive (no annual fee).

Highlights of Its Benefits

CloudBerry is easy to deploy both for file-level and image-based backups, thanks to its intuitive wizard, centralized console, and cloud setup. The suite features flexible interface and tools either for personal use, as a corporate data backup or an enterprise disaster recovery plan. Furthermore, it connects directly to a wide range of cloud storage platforms, giving MSPs a flexible turnkey backup system to build their business on. Other CloudBerry capabilities include:

  • Restore as a cloud virtual machines
  • Data compression
  • Military-grade encryption with customer-controlled keys
  • Offline upload and GUI access to acceleration tools and storage delivery pages
  • Use of Network Attached Storage (NAS) for backups or maintain working user data

Overview of CloudBerry Benefits

This cross-platform solution simplifies your data backup and recovery plan. Companies planning to migrate from tapes to cloud will like that CloudBerry has an intuitive setup wizard and simple control panel that helps to centralize monitoring. Similarly, MSPs will find the offsite backups a fit to their product offerings.

Plenty of choices

Because of its wide array of integration, CloudBerry gives you plenty of choices among the leading and even less popular cloud storage services. From the top providers, such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud, to the less known storages from Akaza to Zetta, CloudBerry works seamlessly. As an MSP, that means access to the best cloud technologies and a wider coverage of potential clients.

We’d have loved CloudBerry to bundle storage pricing because it’s cumbersome to cost in cloud storage separately. A consolidated price should give a clear picture of your monthly backup overheads.

Easy to use, sell on the fly

It took us under fifteen minutes to set up CloudBerry with the wizard. Furthermore, the Create Backup Plan wizard gives you a clear step-by-step procedure from selecting the target source and destination to compression and encryption and initiating the backup process.

If you’re an MSP you can optimize CloudBerry to sell to multiple clients at once. You can automate backup schedule and conduct incremental backup to minimize bandwidth on file transfers. Likewise, the system allows for remote deployment, that is, you can install a client to a computer you have access.

It would have been awesome if CloudBerry has mobile apps. This should truly leverage its remote management capability.

White labeling

CloudBerry can be white labeled. A small reseller appears more credible under its own brand. There are two ways to brand the solution, either you pay for a rebranding fee of $129.99 or you use up to $500 worth of licenses.

Highly flexible

Aside from its integration with diverse cloud storages, CloudBerry supports various platforms, OS, and deployment model. It works with popular desktop and server OS across different versions. Whatever your backup hardware and system, CloudBerry is likely to work.

Likewise, the Managed Backup plan lets you create multiple administrators with varying permissions. You can have a team of administrators managing the system depending on your organizational structure. This means MSP managers can delegate tasks to oversee more clients.

You also have options when it comes to the backup process. You can set it up manually, automate schedule, or run it on real time to ensure files are always updated.

Integrates with your apps

Whether you’re customizing the entire backup service workflow or just parts of it, CloudBerry gives you lots of options. It features RPC XML API that lets you integrate your own app or website.

Gives you control and security

The solution supports eighteen encryption types including the standard AES 128-256 bit and other multiple encryption algorithms. The system secures data on transmission and rest and complies with HIPAA.

Likewise, to ensure data integrity you can conduct consistency check option, which updates cloud files with the latest local records. You can also track historical activities from a control panel to oversee the status of your backup plans. This saves you from relying on another app like screenshot sharing to keep a tight grip on all users.

Always upgraded

You can enable automatic updates in the control panel to guarantee you’re using the latest client software. This frees you up from time-consuming system upgrades and ensures you’re steps ahead of malware or bugs. Software updates are included in the annual subscription fee.

Overview of CloudBerry Features

CloudBerry Managed Backup
  • Remote management and monitoring
  • White-labeling
  • API and CLI integrations
  • Remote deployment
  • Reporting
  • Add and Manage Users
  • Manage and Monitor Backup Jobs
  • Define your own pricing
  • Manage Packages and Plans
  • End-to-End Encryption
  • Web Interface for Customers
  • Multiple Admin Accounts
  • PSA/RMM Systems Integration
  • One Click Restore to Amazon EC2
CloudBerry Backup
  • 256-bit AES encryption
  • Image-based backup
  • Synthetic Full Backup
  • Compression
  • Cloud and Local Backup
  • Block Level Backup
  • Scheduling and Real-Time Backup
  • MS SQL Server, MS Exchange and Oracle backup
  • Restore as a VM in the Cloud (EC2, Azure VM)
  • Data Deduplication
  • Command Line Interface
  • Multiple Cloud Storage Support
  • Network Locations Backup
  • Cloud to Cloud Backup
  • Cloud to Local Backup
  • Email Notifications
CloudBerry Explorer
  • Encryption and Compression [PRO]
  • ACL Editor
  • Upload Rules [PRO]
  • Command Line Interface
  • Search [PRO]
  • Resumable Upload
  • Multithreading [PRO]
  • FTP/SFTP Support [PRO]
  • URL Generation
  • HTTP Headers Editor
  • Capacity Reports
CloudBerry Drive
  • Map Amazon S3 as a network drive
  • Use Amazon S3 with 3rd party applications
  • Data Encryption
  • Predefined HTTP Headers
  • Drag and drop files to Amazon S3 and back
  • Automate with Command Line Interface
  • FTP and SFTP Support
  • Queue Thread Count
CloudBerry Dedup
  • Multiple cloud storage support
  • Encryption
  • Easy configuration
  • Compression
  • Compatible with CloudBerry Backup
  • Simple restore

What Problems Will CloudBerry Solve?

Problem: IT department lacks visibility and full control on backups
Solution: CloudBerry features centralized management console. It also integrates with Network attached storages to protect against accidental deletion. Likewise, the solution sets up a temporary folder to avoid memory overload.

Problem: Extra charges on support and software updates
Solution: Annual subscription to CloudBerry already includes support and software updates. Moreover, restoring data is free even if you lack a commercial CloudBerry Backup license.

Problem: MSP faced with a portfolio of clients but hesitant to make huge investment in backup infrastructure
Solution: CloudBerry offers tiered plans at managed prices. Setting up twenty computers for file-level backup only costs around $500 yearly. White labeling the platform also means a small MSP keeps its identity even as it scales operation.

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CloudBerry Position In Our Categories

Position of CloudBerry in our main categories:

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CloudBerry is one of the top 10 Backup Software products

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CloudBerry is one of the top 10
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If you are considering CloudBerry it might also be beneficial to examine other subcategories of Best Backup Software collected in our base of SaaS software reviews.

It is important to note that hardly any service in the Backup Software category is going to be an ideal solution able to fulfill all the needs of different company types, sizes and industries. It may be a good idea to read a few CloudBerry reviews first as certain services may dominate exclusively in a really small group of applications or be prepared with a very specific industry in mind. Others may function with a goal of being easy and intuitive and as a result lack complex elements needed by more experienced users. You can also find solutions that focus on a large group of customers and provide a complex feature set, however this in most cases comes at a higher price of such a software. Make sure you're aware of your requirements so that you pick a software that offers specifically the features you look for.

How Much Does CloudBerry Cost?

CloudBerry Pricing Plans:

CloudBerry is offered as a suite consisting of applications sold separately. (* prices are license per computer, one time fee; price excludes VAT). Here are the enterprise pricing details:

CloudBerry Backup

  • Windows Desktop, Mac, Linux – $29.99* (freemium available for personal use)
  • Windows Server – $119.99
  • SQL Server – $149.99
  • Exchange, Ultimate – $229.99

CloudBerry Managed Backup Service – Request a quote

CloudBerry Explorer

  • Free – includes full support for Server Side Encryption, Lifecycle rules, Amazon CloudFront, and Bucket Policies
  • PRO version – $39.99*

CloudBerry Drive

  • Desktop – $29.99*
  • Server – $59.99*

CloudBerry Dedup – $299.99*

User Satisfaction

We realize that when you make a decision to buy Backup Software it’s important not only to see how experts evaluate it in their reviews, but also to find out if the real people and companies that buy it are actually satisfied with the product. That’s why we’ve created our behavior-based Customer Satisfaction Algorithm™ that gathers customer reviews, comments and CloudBerry reviews across a wide range of social media sites. The data is then presented in an easy to digest form showing how many people had positive and negative experience with CloudBerry. With that information at hand you should be equipped to make an informed buying decision that you won’t regret.

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Technical details

Devices Supported
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Mac
  • Web-based
Language Support
  • USA
  • UK
  • Canada
  • International
  • China
  • Germany
  • Japan
  • Spain
  • France
  • Russia
Pricing Model
  • One-time payment
  • Annual Subscription
  • Quote-based
Customer Types
  • Small Business
  • Medium Business
Deployment
  • Cloud Hosted

What Support Does This Vendor Offer?

  • EMAIL
  • PHONE NO.
  • LIVE SUPPORT
  • TRAINING
  • TICKETS

CloudBerry User Reviews

What are CloudBerry pricing details?

CloudBerry Pricing Plans:

CloudBerry is offered as a suite consisting of applications sold separately. (* prices are license per computer, one time fee; price excludes VAT). Here are the enterprise pricing details:

CloudBerry Backup

  • Windows Desktop, Mac, Linux – $29.99* (freemium available for personal use)
  • Windows Server – $119.99
  • SQL Server – $149.99
  • Exchange, Ultimate – $229.99

CloudBerry Managed Backup Service – Request a quote

CloudBerry Explorer

  • Free – includes full support for Server Side Encryption, Lifecycle rules, Amazon CloudFront, and Bucket Policies
  • PRO version – $39.99*

CloudBerry Drive

  • Desktop – $29.99*
  • Server – $59.99*

CloudBerry Dedup – $299.99*

What integrations are available for CloudBerry?

Here’s a full list of supported cloud storages:

Popular

  • Amazon S3
  • Amazon Glacier
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Google Cloud Storage
  • OpenStack
  • Rackspace

Featured

  • Amazon Cloud Drive
  • Azure File
  • CenturyLink
  • Cisco
  • Google Drive
  • OneDrive
  • OneDrive for Business
  • Oracle Cloud
  • Scality
  • SoftLayer
  • vCloud Air (EMC)
  • vCloud Air (Google)

Others

  • S3 Compatible
  • Akaza
  • Aruba Cloud
  • Auro
  • Backblaze B2
  • Caringo
  • Clodo
  • CloudA
  • Cloudian
  • CloudWatt
  • Connectria
  • Constant
  • DDN
  • dinCloud
  • DreamObjects
  • Dunkel
  • Easy Storage
  • Exoscale
  • GreenQloud
  • HGST
  • Hitachi
  • HostEurope
  • HP Cloud
  • HP Helion
  • IDC Frontier
  • LeoNovus (S3)
  • NetApp
  • NiftyCloud
  • Numergy
  • OVH
  • QNAP
  • Seeweb
  • SwiftStack
  • SwiftStack (S3)
  • ThinkOn
  • Tiscali
  • Verizon
  • Walrus
  • Zetta
  • Zettagrid

Supported operating systems:

  • Windows 7/8/10
  • Windows Server 2003/2008 R2/2012
  • Ubuntu 12/14/16
  • Suse 11/12
  • Red Hat 6.x/7.x
  • Fedora 12/21
  • CentOS 6/7
  • macOS 10.8 or newer
  • Oracle Linux 6.x/7.x

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The ease of use and the multiple cloud based storage options to send backups too. There are advanced features for those that need them, but the simple backup Wizard...



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