StorageCraft and VDI Space Case Study

Case Study: StorageCraft and VDI Space

Convincing customers to migrate their IT infrastructure to a completely cloud-based solution is a difficult sell, to say the least. The production disruption alone is enough to kill the sale. So how More »

Selling Disaster Recovery as a Service

Selling Disaster Recovery as a Service (New Profit-Ability Guide Ebook!)

If you’re not selling disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS), you could be missing out on a lot: more revenue, happier clients, and a better night’s sleep. In our new Profit-Ability Guide More »

SolutionStart

Case Study: StorageCraft and SolutionStart

StorageCraft partner Jimmy Georgiou, CEO and founder of SolutionStart Technologies, loves going to the dentist. That’s because his company specializes in technology solutions for dental offices. One reason for his company’s success More »

Syndeo Communications

CASE STUDY: StorageCraft and Syndeo Communications

Like most managed service providers, Andrew Hartman understands it’s not if a disaster is going to happen, but when. As the founder of Syndeo Communications, an IT consulting firm in the San More »

StorageCraft and the Hotel Industry

CASE STUDY: StorageCraft in the Hotel Industry

Learn how the IT admin of a very large hotel conglomerate takes care of backup and recovery for hundreds of servers. More »

Recovery Zone Digest

Sign Up for the Recovery Zone Digest

When it comes to disaster recovery, technology is only half the battle. As G. I. Joe taught us, knowing is the other half. Getting the knowledge you need to face off against More »

Legal Recover-Ability Guide

The Legal Industry v. Technology (New Recover-Ability Guide Ebook!)

The legal industry is a great untapped resource of revenue for many managed services providers. Certainly, there’s a lot to learn if you want to break into the business of providing service More »

CharTec, LLC

Case Study: StorageCraft Academy and CharTec

When your company mascot is a zebra with multi-colored stripes, it’s easy to guess how important it is for you to distinguish yourself from the rest of the herd. So when Ryan More »

Making IT Disaster Recovery Easy

Making IT Disaster Recovery Easy (Recover-Ability Guide for IT Admins)

Usually when you hear someone talking about fast disaster recovery, they’re talking about fancy new technologies that give you a leg up on your recovery. Sure, virtualization, image-based backup, and cloud computing can all contribute to More »

Advanced Backup Solutions

Case Study: StorageCraft and ABS

A s a StorageCraft® OEM partner, Advanced Backup Solutions (ABS) offers a best-of-breed business continuity solution that delivers enterprise-class data protection and disaster recovery to managed service providers (MSPs) who work with More »

Numa Networks

Case Study: StorageCraft and Numa Networks

It’s a sunny Saturday morning in Orange County, California when the help line rings at Numa Networks. A new customer is calling in a panic. The customer is a major beverage distributor, More »

StorageCraft earns top 20 spot on MountainWest’s Utah 100

DRAPER, Utah, — StorageCraft Technology Corporation has earned its fourth consecutive placement on the prestigious MountainWest Capital Network’s Utah 100 list, which honors companies that have had successful growth in the previous year. StorageCraft landed at No. 19 on the 2014 edition, a four-spot improvement from 2013.

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What’s the Weakest Link in Your Dependency Chain?

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When assessing system risk scenarios it is very easy to overlook “chained” dependencies. We are trained to look at risk at a “node” level asking “how likely is this one thing to fail.” But system risk is far more complicated than that.

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Who Told You That?! Four Ways to Improve Coordination between Sales and Support Teams

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Even at an organization our size, internal communication can turn into something of a game of telephone. Here’s what we did to fix internal communication.

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Employee Monitoring, Part 1: The Difference Between Monitoring and Surveillance

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As of 2011, over three-quarters of all U.S. companies monitor their employees’ Internet use. But there’s a thin line between monitoring and surveillance.

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Case Study: StorageCraft and VDI Space

StorageCraft and VDI Space Case Study

Convincing customers to migrate their IT infrastructure to a completely cloud-based solution is a difficult sell, to say the least. The production disruption alone is enough to kill the sale. So how does VDI Space, a successful cloud consulting firm and StorageCraft® partner, do it? Michael Fraser, CEO and founder of VDI Space, explains, We

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Global Data Breaches and a Look at Cyber Crime by Country

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You’ve probably read about China’s hacking and cyber-crime tendencies, but there are specialized attacks coming from countries across the world. Here’s who is doing what.

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Millennials Value Their Privacy — Until it Involves a Reward

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Millennials have essentially grown up with a phone in their hands, and they are constantly using it to send texts, take photos, and share every detail of their life on social media. Do they really value privacy?

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Do You Need Risk-Based Authentication? (RBA)

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RBA takes various factors into account such as a user’s location, login time, device, and IP address to determine a risk score. If the risk score is too high, access to the network will be denied. If you’re worried about security, it might be time to implement RBA.

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Selling Disaster Recovery as a Service (New Profit-Ability Guide Ebook!)

Selling Disaster Recovery as a Service

If you’re not selling disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS), you could be missing out on a lot: more revenue, happier clients, and a better night’s sleep. In our new Profit-Ability Guide aimed specifically at MSPs and VARs who sell backup and disaster recovery products, we walk through DRaaS from start to finish with the

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Calm the File Frenzy With These 7 Best Practices of File Management and Archiving

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Statistics show that 7.5 percent of an organization’s documents are lost entirely, while another 3 percent are misfiled, victims of the human blunder bug that strikes ever so often. What can we do to be better organized?

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Killing the Complex Network: Why a Flat Network is Usually Better

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There’s a tendency for IT admins to want to create a complex network. They get to test their skills, implement cool stuff, and create a little job security. But that level of complexity is often unnecessary.

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Why Business Process Automation Needs Built-In Exception Handling

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Business process automation can be great, except when the systems keep employees from actually helping clients.

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Webinar: Virtualization Rollouts and Migrations Made Easy

Virtualization is beneficial, but it takes time and knowledge to implement. This webinar goes over some considerations you should make while you plan your virtualization rollout.

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Is the Internet of Things Just Big Brother in Disguise?

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Daniel Gutierrez, chief data scientist for Private.me, answered some of our questions on the Internet of Things, big data, and more.

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Best Practices for Rebooting Business Critical Servers

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Having to apply security patches and the resulting rebooting process is something with which we are all familiar. This week I decided to look at what we can learn from these large cloud reboots as well as determine what best practices exist for those of us responsible for smaller, but no less critical, server farms.

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VMware TV Exclusive: StorageCraft Demos the Plug-in for VMware

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During this interview, Matt Urmston, Chief Evangelist at StorageCraft, gives a brief demo of the new StorageCraft Plugin for VMware, which will be available soon.

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Webinar: Virtual Backup in a Hybrid World

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Choosing the right backup for virtual systems can be tricky, especially if you still have legacy physical machines to manage. Should you go with a virtual-only solution, two separate solutions, or an all-in-one? One size does not fit all, but choosing the right solution can help you protect all of your systems and simplify recovery.

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StorageCraft’s James earns spot on Top 50 Midmarket IT Vendor Executive List for 2014 by Midsize Enterprise Summit

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DRAPER, Utah, — StorageCraft Technology Corporation Vice President of Marketing and Business Development Curt James is a member of this year’s Top 50 Midmarket IT Vendor Executive list, which features the industry’s most influential vendor executives who serve midmarket and midsize customers. The list shines a spotlight on the professionals driving one of the most important customer segments in the industry today.

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Does BPA (Business Process Automation) Make for Lazy Employees?

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If you make business processes overly automated, will employees become lethargic and less creative?

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Network Virtualization: Security Benefits, Risks and Best Practices 

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If network intrusion and data breaches are topics that keep you up at night, security may be the fuel behind your virtualization aspirations.

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Somebody is Watching You: Understanding and Keeping your Privacy

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We spoke with some experts in the information security field about what companies are doing– or should be doing– to keep data completely secure.

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RAID Edition Drives: Are They Worth It?

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Let’s take a deeper look at some of the features that set RAID edition drives, like the Western Digital RE (RAID Edition) apart from consumer grade drives such as the popular Western Digital Black drives.

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StorageCraft Technology to exhibit at VMworld Europe

CORK, Ireland, — StorageCraft® Technology, a leader in backup and disaster recovery solutions for virtual, hybrid and physical environments, will be exhibiting at VMworld Europe 2014 in Barcelona, Spain.

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5 Reasons to Adopt Desktop Virtualization

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Companies with limited resources – manpower or space wise – are perfect candidates for desktop virtualization.

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StorageCraft named to inaugural CRN Cloud Partner Program Guide

DRAPER, Utah, — Backup and disaster recovery leader StorageCraft® Technology Corporation announced today that it has been named to the inaugural CRN Cloud Partner Program Guide, a list of the leading technology vendors with cloud-related partner programs designed to benefit members of the indirect IT channel and their cloud initiatives.

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