Looking for an alternative to Barracuda to archive your email? Or thinking of moving to them? See how our solution compares with theirs.
You may already have discovered that Barracuda offers a variety of security, networking and storage products deployed via network appliances and cloud services. Whereas email archiving is just one part of Barracuda’s business, it’s all that we do.
Cryoserver is an email archiving specialist. We’ve spent many years developing and improving a best-of-breed solution - one that provides you with:
- An evidential email repository
- A forensic, tamper-evident archive, giving you maximum control of sensitive data with role-based access and audit trails (our customers rave about these)
- A stringent review process for SAR and FOI requests
- more ways to find what you’re looking for, including a facility that enables searches based on spelling mistakes (words that look or sound similar)
We offer you advantages over Barracuda in these particular areas:
- Pricing - Whilst Barracuda’s pricing is broadly similar to ours, Cryoserver is slightly less expensive, and much less so regarding export costs
- Flexibility - We can evolve and scale as your email volumes grow, without you needing to refresh your hardware
- Speed of search and retrieval - an average search query time of only 2.3 seconds (through 5 years’ of emails)
- Deployment - Cryoserver is more flexible, offering you on-premise and cloud options
- Support - read some typical Cryoserver customer feedback.
Now, we’ll compare our products in detail.
Barracuda compared to Cryoserver
|What it is?||Barracuda Message Archiver, a cloud-hosted on-premise appliance. It’s part of Barracuda’s Essentials bundles, which include various security products. If you just want archiving, you can have the Message Archiver module on its own||A best-of-breed email archiving solution. Independent of your mail server, it stores a copy of all emails sent and received in a tamper-evident archive. It turns this data into a useful repository for everyday use.|
|Speed||Not Provided||2-3 Seconds|
Switching to Cryoserver
Now you’ve read about the advantages of our email archiving alternative, ask us about switching to Cryoserver. As our customers tell us, we make moving to Cryoserver easy. If you’re still thinking about it, book a free 14-day trial. Or if you have a question, our archiving experts would be pleased to help you.