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Skeddly Reviews

Skeddly

Automated cloud management for Amazon Web Services

4.93/5 (40 reviews)
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Skeddly Feature Summary

  • Performance analytics
  • Cost management
  • Billing & provisioning
  • Multi-cloud management
  • Activity management
  • Archiving & retention
  • Automated scheduling
  • Automatic backup
  • Automatic start / stop
  • Backup log
  • Cost tracking
  • Document tagging
  • Event triggered actions
  • Multi-campaign
  • Planning tools
  • Privacy options
  • Process capturing
  • Recurring tasks
  • Security & encryption
  • Software management
  • Multiple user accounts
  • Permission management
  • AWS scheduling
  • Custom IAM security
  • Federated access
  • Automated snapshots
  • Visual analytics
  • SSL security
  • Authentication & security

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Skeddly Feature Reviews

25 reviewers had the following to say about Skeddly's features:

adam pehas

It saved me a lot of time.

2017-07-14

Pros

It is a real time saver.

Cons

I would like if the error reporting would be better.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

9/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Eleven41 Software


Thank you very much for the review Adam. I'm glad you are happy with the pricing and that you find the service valuable. Please reach out to us about the errors you're experiencing and how we may make their visibility better. -Matt

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Robin Fernandes

Skeddly is simple, and fills a gap in AWS.

2017-07-20

Pros

- Ease of use. - Reliability. - I see SAML has been added which is cool ¿ I was about to complain about that being missing. :)

Cons

If I want to see what jobs are costing more this month versus last month, I have to take the detailed itemised bills, and export / aggregate / manipulate the items manually.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Eleven41 Software


Thank you Robin for this review. I'm glad you've found the SAML options. Your feedback regarding the billing information is valuable, so we're going to see what we can do about this for the future. -Matt

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Drew Karaniuk

Simplifies a Complicated Task

2017-06-16

This is a lifesaver and a must-have if you have critical data in the cloud.

Pros

Not only that, email notifications are available for successful and failed backups, giving me peace of mind.

Cons

It's kind of pain that everything is in Canadian dollar instead of USD, which is really only a minor annoyance.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

9/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Eleven41 Software


Thank you very much Drew for the great review. We are always revisiting our billing and currencies. So I've added your +1 to USD. -Matt

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Eric Hoffman

One of two critical tools to our success in AWS.

2017-11-09

Easy automation of processes in Aws and even Aws GovCloud.

Pros

The pricing for the tool is reasonable and transaction based leaving the control of the budget in our hands which is so appreciated.

Cons

There is little to dislike; works well on mobile and feature requests are promptly handled.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Eleven41 Software


Thank you Eric for the glowing review! Please let us know if there's anything more we can do to help. -Matt

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Ed Marciniak

Skeddly makes managing AWS better.

2018-06-08

Makes my life easier

Pros

Skeddly makes it easy for me to take snaps of all my important data and ship it to multiple regions.

Cons

Early on I made some poor choices in how I was tagging resources created by Skeddly and forgot several of my cleanup jobs were in test mode this lead to a few months of excessive charges for snapshot storage. A notification that a job was running, but in test mode for more than a week or something would be great.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Eleven41 Software


Hi Ed. Thanks for this review and for the feedback. We'll make note of the issues you faced and see what we can do going forward. -Matt

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Dharam Khalsa

Allows me to automate and manage my backup and DR plan for my organization at very low cost.

2017-12-30

I have an actual disaster recovery plan at a very low cost, hugely beneficial.

Pros

Because snapshots store data in different data centers, I now have a disaster recovery solution.

Cons

The interface could use some help, it is a LOT better than when I first started using it some years ago, but I still get confused.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Eleven41 Software


Thank you Dharam for this review. I'm glad you're finding great value by using Skeddly. -Matt

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Gilberto Campos

Help me a lot and I use day by day

2017-05-23

Pros

Saving money and never happened any outages or problems with the execution of my jobs. Prices are good, specially because they are in Canadian Dollars, cheapest in Brazil.

Cons

- Interface could be more graphical and easy to use, built with buttons, panels, etc

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

9/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Eleven41 Software


Hi Gilberto, thank you for the review. Send us note if ever you run into issues, or if you have any UI suggestions.

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Jeff Thorne

Skeddly is solid as a rock. Backups and deletions on time day after day.

2017-05-08

Pros

All the backups are done on time and all of the deletions are on time

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Eleven41 Software


Jeff, thank you very much for the review. I'm glad that you are happy with our service. -Matt

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Peter De Ranter

Definitely a "must" have tool if you need to manage AWS.

2018-03-22

Save a lot of money and time.

Pros

It's easy of use. You can manage a lot of AWS tasks without writing one line of code.

Cons

It would be good to be able to group tasks. For example backup tasks, scaling tasks etc. Now we have a log lost and solve this using a naming convention.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Eleven41 Software


Thanks Peter for your review. This is some great feedback! -Matt

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Michael Bradicich

Rely on this product across multiple accounts

2017-07-14

Pros

Ease of use for non-technical users. It can all be done with scripts outside of skedly but why pay developers for the simple stuff when you can use Skeddly

Cons

Would be nice to daisy chain actions together in order to allow more complicated / advanced workflows.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Eleven41 Software


Thank you Michael for your review. I'm very happy you find Skeddly easy-to-use. -Matt

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William Hayes Ph.D.

Great tool to automate AWS management.

2018-03-29

Pros

Easy to setup automating AWS EC2 server snapshots and culling the old snapshots.

Cons

User interface is good, but it could provide more dynamic support.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Eleven41 Software


Thank you for this review William. I'm glad setup was easy and that you're lowering your AWS costs with Skeddly. I can appreciate the need for checks, as you suggest, and we'll take this into consideration in the future. -Matt

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Michael Zaslavsky

Automated backups

2017-08-29

Pros

Very clean and clear interface. Big variety of automated functionality.

Cons

I like least that it supports AWS and not Google Cloud or Azure. No more to add.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Eleven41 Software


Thank you Michael for this very positive review. We appreciate it greatly! -Matt

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Clay Haeber

Amazing product that simplifies my.

2018-02-20

It gives me back time in my day.

Pros

Now every time someone asks me to help them reduce their AWS costs, add snapshots, automate instance start ups and shut downs, etc I show them how they can do it themselves with Skeddly.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Eleven41 Software


Thank you very much Clay for your review. I'm glad that Skeddly is saving your time and money, and thank you for all of your referrals. -Matt

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Vishal Kannankara

Excellent Product

2017-03-24

I don't have to spend time writing the configuration, Skeddly does it for me.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Eleven41 Software


Vishal, thank you so much for the review. I'm happy that you are finding great value in Skeddly. -Matt

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Thierry CREMER

Easy set up using the tutorial

2017-09-18

Pros

Cheap, easy to set-up using the tutorial that are easy to find.

Cons

lack of notification options such as having the possibility to dispatch the notifications to several email address and/or have separate email address per event.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

9/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Eleven41 Software


Thank you Thierry for your review. While we currently do not support per-action notifications, we do support notifications to multiple email addresses. This is configurable in the account notifications section. -Matt

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Noel Thethy

Easy to setup with a bit of knowledge. If only AWS was as user friendly as Skeddly.

2018-04-27

Pros

Makes things considerably easier without having to get your hands dirty with all the AWS SDKs and scripts to complete some of the more basic tasks.

Cons

Not really a con, but it would be great to see Skeddly able to integrate with some of the other AWS based platforms/providers and other Cloud Providers (i.e., Mongo Atlas, Azure).

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Eleven41 Software


Thank you for your review Noel. We're always re-evaluating whether to add additional cloud providers. -Matt

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Nilson Silva

The best automation of the service Amazon AWS. The simplest and easiest implementation.

2018-03-27

Pros

Skeddly is so wonderful and works so perfectly, I just do not need to access the web interface. Once you set it to perform the tasks of starting, stopping, making and erasing snapshots it will work so perfectly that you will have quiet days and nights :)

Cons

Now, just implement support for Google Cloud. This is not a negative point, but it would be interesting for the future.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Eleven41 Software


Nilson, thank you for this review. I am thrilled that you trust in our reliability so much. I hear you about Google Cloud and we're always considering adding more cloud providers in the future. -Matt

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David Hardwick

Product meets and exceeds expectations

2017-10-24

Only reason I give it a 9 is because I rarely recommend products - this, however, is one I would definitely consider.

Pros

Based on positive and negative filters, I am assured that I can capture every snapshot that I need within an instance while knowing that if a failure were to occur, I would get immediate notification - and once the problem is resolved, Skeddly keeps on going.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

9/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Eleven41 Software


Thank you David for your review. We will accept your "9" with pleasure. -Matt

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Brian Pautsch

Easy to use, affordable and reliable.

2018-04-27

Pros

The interface is very easy to navigate and understand.

Cons

I don't have any cons. I've been using Skeddly for over 7 years to automate backups. I use it on dozens of servers and have never had an issue.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Eleven41 Software


Reliability is one of our focuses, so I am very happy that you're seeing that. Thanks Brian! -Matt

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Carlos Fernandez

Ir delivers! Use it to start, stop and snapshot your AWS machines.

2017-10-16

Pros

Easy, guided way to setup in minutes.

Cons

Maybe adding multi-factor authenticationto the mix would be a nice touch to increase security a bit more.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Eleven41 Software


Thank you Carlos for the glowing review. Skeddly does include multi-factor authentication using your mobile device. Contact us and we'll show you how. -Matt

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Ruben Nogueira

Very useful

2018-01-18

Pros

Easy to use, great control over amazon instances, backups and copies and above all, non-expensive at all.

Cons

Not in Spanish, need to have local currencies, and presences in other countries, at least have some partnerships in LaTam.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

9/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Eleven41 Software


Thank you Ruben for this review. Easy of use and cost-effectiveness is our goal. -Matt

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Daniel Stinebaugh

Simplify automation on the cheap!

2017-08-11

Saves me having to setup a cron server or tasks for each customer, and the functionality they have built in and services they are able to help automate is a HUGE time saver for me and it's a hard to beat deal!

Pros

Managed Instances allow me a very easy way to keep snapshots and costs to a minimum without having to do any of the setups myself!

Cons

Having to pick one, it would probably be the lack of ability for me to manage multiple customers from a single login as we are consultants, we have recommended and use skeddly for several customers and having to juggle multiple logins can be a burden.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Monthly

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Eleven41 Software


Thank you Daniel for this great review! We'll definitely consider this feedback when planning future MSP-related functionality. -Matt

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Jonathan Anthony

Very good. Helpful, accommodating, responsive support with a system that works well.

2017-09-18

Slashed monthly AWS costs

Pros

Puts a nice clean interface in front of a more complex task in Amazon, but which can have huge wins.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

9/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Eleven41 Software


Thank you Jonathan for your review. I am happy that you have had a positive experience with our support. We take great pride in our support. -Matt

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Anonymous
( company, 11-50 employees)

Very straight forward, never had any issues with Skeddly.

2018-01-02

Pros

Email notifications are great to know that things are going well.

Cons

The only issue I have had is when I create a new volume from a snapshot in AWS and delete my old one, I'll have to modify one of my Skeddly actions to match the new volume ID, however this makes sense.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Weekly

Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Eleven41 Software


Thank you for your review. You can avoid the volume ID reconfiguration by using tags. Contact our support team for assistance with this. -Matt

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Quentin Long

AWS Scheduled tasks with a comprehensive toolset, and a minimum of fuss.

2017-07-24

Cost saving, and the ability to run backups totally hands off.

Pros

Price is on a per action model, so no surprises, and no licensing tie-in. Feature requests are met quickly, as are new features when a new offering is released by AWS.

Cons

The ability to have one action kick off another based upon a success or failure.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Eleven41 Software


Thank you Quentin for the fantastic review. -Matt

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