Average Ratings

7 Reviews
  • 5 / 5
    Overall
  • 4 / 5
    Ease of Use
  • 4 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    $360.00/year
  • Pricing Details
    up to $5760. Price includes software, service, storage & transfer fees
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
    Mobile - Android Native
    Mobile - iOS Native

Vendor Details

  • Genie9
  • zoolz.com

About Zoolz

The First Cloud Solution based on Amazon Glacier designed for home and business users.


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Zoolz Features

  • Backup Log
  • Backup Scheduling
  • Compression
  • Continuous Backup
  • Encryption
  • Incremental Backup
  • Local Server Options
  • Multiple System Support
  • Remote Server Options
  • Secure Data Storage
  • Web Access / Restoration

Zoolz Reviews Recently Reviewed!


Quick and easy to get going, great pricing structure, initial setup is promising.

Dec 12, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: What initially attracted me to this software was an offer by a group social marketing company with an offer for very low priced cloud storage with a lifetime pricing model. After checking them out I purchased a 2TB lifetime plan, created an account on their website, downloaded/installed their desktop application and began setting up my backups - all which took about 10 to 15 minutes at most, after which my files began uploading. That's a long way of saying that you can get going quick, easy and fast. The software has an easy way to not only adjust how much bandwidth overall the backups use, but you can also toggle a "turbo mode" on and off to accelerate your backup's upload. My initial backup was 325GB, which took about 3 days to upload to about 85% - and once I switched to turbo mode the remaining uploaded in a matter of hours, so the feature absolutely works. I also really like all the additional options for utilizing VSS for specific open file types, limiting the backups to only certain connection types (wired vs. wireless, etc.) and so forth. The mobile application does a very nice job, and the web interface is well executed and easy to use. The Hybrid+ feature is also a great addition, which allows you to create a local copy of your backup (to any external or internal spare drive) in addition to the cloud. The hybrid backup looks as if it can be restored from alone, or in combination with the cloud backups, however I have NOT tried the restore operations yet.

Cons: The only CON I have found so far is that my storage is broken down into a pair of categories; cold storage and vault storage - however there is no easy way that I can see of differentiating the two. What I mean by that is that the software has NO switch or setting to choose which storage bank to send certain files to, and from what I can tell there doesn't seem to be any "smart" technologies being used to separate them automatically. I've checked the website as well, and still can't find anything there either - however I could be missing something. It seems that ALL of the data selected by the desktop app has gone straight to the "cold storage" vault, and has gone against my 1TB limit of that storage type - however my "vault storage" is still empty. I believe there is a difference in how fast the two are accessed, but I cannot be sure. In short, the CON here is that they need to fix this and either explain what the difference is AND/OR allow users to select where their data is to be stored.

Overall: Quick and easy cloud storage for disaster recovery.

Long term storage, to secure and store all your data from external, internal and network drives.

Mar 12, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Windows application is pretty straightforward and has a clean and user-friendly UI that is easy to understand. The application may seem to be very simple, but it does contain a lot of features and customization options especially designed for the advanced users.

Include/exclude different types of files from your backup, schedule the backup and set backup frequency to manually, hourly, daily, weekly, and every 5/15/30 min.

Multi-threaded uploads, bandwidth throttling, allow Zoolz to only upload files on a certain type of network i.e WiFi, LAN, or 3G/4G.

Back up your files to a hard drive on your server, network or an external drive on your PC in addition to your cloud drive.

Users can control where the files are stored, and how much disk space Hybrid+ is allowed to use. If you have access to your Hybrid+ location you can restore you files faster and even without an internet connection.

Zoolz is virtually accessible from any device with an internet connection, it has an application for Windows and Mac and also feature fully-functional applications for devices running iOS and Android.

It supports almost all of the Windows versions (Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP, Server 2003/2008/2012).

Cons: Zoolz is definitely not recommended for people who restore there files a lot from the cloud storage. As it says on the developer's site, Zoolz restore takes 3-5 hours to complete.

Overall: Zoolz is a reliable and perfect solution for both individuals and companies that want to store huge amounts of data using the cloud platform. It contains numerous options and features to create backups without any difficulties. Zoolz restore takes 3-5 hours to complete. But if you're not into restoring files a lot, Zoolz is a great solution and most importantly the cheapest one around. It is definitely recommended for people looking for cheap storage solution and do not care much about the restore speeds.

Capterra-loader

my personal backup

Mar 01, 2018
5/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I bought Zoolz as a subscription for life and I am delighted. I like how easy it is to organize my files to upload. And together with Timemachine they are the perfect couple to keep my backup copies safe.

Cons: It is somewhat complicated to use at the beginning. The cold vault option does not convince me, but it came with the subscription.

Bought a "lifetime" subscription to back up our photos! Great as a failsafe.

Aug 02, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: We bought this to back up our store of photos and videos from the past ten years after we mysteriously lost 3 hard drives during a house move . We bought a ridiculous amount of space but surprisingly have it over 50% full already. It's great for working quietly in the background without throttling your computer's performance.

Cons: If you're not set up right it will back up your entire computer, so you have to be careful to avoid uploading content and it will kill your remaining storage space.

Overall: peace of mind!

Capterra-loader

Simple and efficient backup solution

Jun 28, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: This software solution is a complete solution for backup. You have desktop application, mobile application and web-interface. There are plenty of options regarding file types or folder positions. "File filters" and "Auto Exclude" are very functional options and really very helpful when You need to make bigger backups.

Cons: Not so much. Perhaps some more user interface options (as optional themes) and some extras (as: preferred actions or favorite places) would be nice.

Overall: With ZOOLZ we have perfect solution for data backup. Working perfectly and smoothly and every update have something new.

Capterra-loader

Easy and affordable storage solution

Jun 30, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: Design of user interface is well made and it takes no time to learn how to use it. There are plenty of setup options that can make your work very easy. You can use it even from your smartphone.

Cons: Making backup of bigger files or archives often became process that takes some time, even hours, to complete.

Overall: Near perfect backup solution or personal and business needs. Very simple to use so that even users with limited PC knowledge can work with without problems.

SDM review of Zoolz

Dec 06, 2016
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Zoolz is an easy to use, good value cold storage backup solution. It remotes stores your backups on cold storage servers in the cloud as well as on local disks via Hybrid backup.