Compare igloo Cloud Backup Storage vs Carbonite

See for yourself how igloo BACKUP compares to Carbonite in functionality and overall value.

Compare cloud services for business from igloo and Carbonite®

More Protection

Protect your entire system:
OS, applications, and data.

Carbonite provide backup for your files only,
not your applications or OS.

​Flexible Options

Backup workstations, servers, virtual machines, website, mailboxes and even your
mobile phone or tablet!

Carbonite can't backup all your devices.

Lower Cost

igloo backup plans are extremely
aggressively priced and straightforward.

Carbonite uses one time promotions and long term contracts to lock you in.

PRO

PRO PLUS

Carbonite

(Power)

Carbonite

(Ultimate)

$​58.99/mo
$599.99/yr (promotion)
$799.99/yr (normal)
1 year minimum commitment
$999.99/yr (promotion)
$1299.99/yr (normal)
1 year minimum commitment

Core Features

Disk- Imaging Backup

workstations (files only)

workstations (files only)

Easy Granular Recovery

Centralized Web Management

Backup Operations Scheduling

Strong Encryption (AES-256)

Acronis Active Protection™

Microsoft Applications Protection

Bare-Metal Restore

Acronis Universal Restore

Bandwidth Throttling

Forever-incremental

Data seeding

optional

optional

Compliance

PCI DSS Compliant Data Center

HIPAA Compliant BA

ISO 27001 Certified Data Center

SOC - 1 Type 2 Certified

SOC - 2 Type 2 Certified

Backup Agents

Workstations (Win/Linux/Mac)

5

25

unlimited/no Linux

unlimited/no Linux

Windows/Linux  Server

1

5

1/no Linux

unlimited/no Linux

Virtual Machines (VMware/Hyper-V/KVM)

via agent on guest VM

5

Hyper-V only

iPhone / iPad / Android

25

Websites

1

1

Office 365 Mailbox

optional

optional

Application backup

Microsoft Exchange

Microsoft SQL Server

Microsoft Sharepoint

Active Directory

Storage Targets

Cloud Storage included

*typical compression yields nearly 2X

500 GB

500 GB

500 GB

500 GB

Additional Cloud Storage

250 GB increments @ $20/mo

250 GB increments@ $20/mo

100 GB @ $99/yr

100 GB @ $99/yr

Local Storage Backups

Support

Self Service Knowledgebase

Support Video Library

24/7 Online Ticketing

Chat Support

Telephone Support

PRO

PRO PLUS

Carbonite

(Power)

Carbonite

(Ultimate)

$​58.99/mo
$599.99/yr (promotion)
$799.99/yr (normal)
1 year minimum commitment
$999.99/yr (promotion)
$1299.99/yr (normal)
1 year minimum commitment

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PRO

PRO PLUS

Carbonite
(Power)

Carbonite
(Ultimate)

$599.99/yr (promotion)
$799.99/yr (normal)
$999.99/yr (promotion)
$1299.99/yr (normal)

Core Features

Bandwidth Throttling

Forever-incremental

Data seeding

optional

optional

Compliance

Backup Agents

Workstations (Win/Linux/Mac)

5

25

unlimited
(no Linux)

unlimited
(no Linux)

​​​​Windows/Linux  Servers

1

5

1
(no Linux)

unlimited
(no Linux)

via agent on guest VM

5

Hyper-V only

25

Websites

1

1

optional

optional

Application backup

Storage Targets

Cloud Storage included

*typical compression yields nearly 2X

500 GB

500 GB

500 GB

500 GB

Additional Cloud Storage

250 GB increments@ $20/mo

250 GB increments@ $20/mo

100 GB @ $99.99/yr

100 GB @ $99.99/yr

Local Storage Backups

PRO

PRO PLUS

Carbonite
(Power)

Carbonite
(Ultimate)

$599.99/yr (promotion)
$799.99/yr (normal)
$999.99/yr (promotion)
$1299.99/yr (normal)