What is new in ATIH11, or should I buy ATIH10 now?

Discussion in 'Acronis True Image Product Line' started by akhsj, Aug 19, 2007.

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  1. akhsj

    akhsj Registered Member

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    In reply to my multi-license questions it was posted that ATIH11 is expected soon, and I've found that a beta has just been released. What is new in ATIH11 and should I wait, or should I just buy ATHI10 now? Four of the PCs are XP so I think ATIH10 will be ok. The 5th is Vista, and also brand new, so I may wait a few months to get ATIH11 for it. Comments?
     
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    If it is only til the end of this month, i would definatly wait. It looks like there are a lot of changes....
     
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    "Expected soon" doesn't mean anything from Acronis. If it's like last time they'll only give you 30 days to get a free upgrade to the next version. If your purchase was before that then you'll have to buy the upgrade.

    Also, there are still a lot of Vista bugs (and other bugs; backup locations, etc.) in TI 10. It remains to be seen if they'll be fixed in version 11.

    If it's not pressing you may want to wait and see.

    Where did you hear about a beta release? I wouldn't mind taking a look at it...
     
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    The problem with cyclical programming is that effective coding defies preordained schedules. While a program might be targeted to go final in, say, 2 months, it might actually take 3 or 4. So, it's unlikely even Acronis can tell you when the next version will be released.

    One can have some confidence that 3 or 4 months is unlikely since ATI is "upgraded" about once per year, so if beta probs looked like they might severlely delay an upgrade release, then the prob features would probably be dropped to be added back in a subsequent version beta. Acronis is sort of automobiles in terms of "model year."

    As noted, in the past, recent purchases (those made very clsoe berfore a new-version release) have been grandfathered only within 30 days of release -- so, if it's important to you to not have to pay for an upgrade, you probably want to wait until the next version comes out before you purchase. Acronis's marketing strategy, unfortunately, discourages purchases about 6-8 months after a version is released. If $30 bucks or so doesn't mean that much to yoiu, then go ahead an buy now and take the future as it comes.

    sh

     
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    And I thought we were always in a Beta test. :rolleyes:
     
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    Well Tom, apparently we're not doing a good enough job at beta testing. :D
     
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    You have to sign up at http://www.acronis.com/enterprise/support/beta-testing/ and they may allow you to be a tester, in any event I understand you can't say anything about it

    More to the point when are they going to release the next build of TI 10 which was promised several weeks ago?
     
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