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 »

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Leader in Backup and Disaster Recovery Turns 10

DRAPER, Utah – Based on its innovative and reliable products, StorageCraft Technology Corporation has grown from a small, local start-up into a global company. It is one of today’s most trusted and More »

ProComp Group

Case Study: StorageCraft with ProComp Group and CRU

Sometimes it's tricky to find the right hardware to go with your software and vice versa. Once in a while, however, you can find two quality solutions that match perfectly. Learn all More »

The Future of Microsoft

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Microsoft new direction is something CEO Satya Nadella calls a “Mobile first, cloud first” strategy. Of course, that simple catch-phrase leaves a lot to the imagination, so we decided to take a look at what Microsoft might look like under Nadella’s leadership.

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MSPs: It’s Time to Fire Some Clients

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There’s one type of client that simply doesn’t pay out in the long run and will only drag you through the fiscal mud. It’s time to fire that client.

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ChannelPro SMB Forum attendees vote StorageCraft as Best Software Solution

DRAPER, Utah, — Sept. 18, 2014 — Backup and disaster recovery solution provider StorageCraft Technology Corporation received a ringing endorsement at the ChannelPro SMB Forum in Newton, Mass. Information technology (IT) solution providers, managed service providers and value added resellers in attendance chose StorageCraft as Best Software Solution on Sept. 9.

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Back to Business School: 5 Educational Resources For MSPs

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Now that school is officially back in session, we figured it would be fitting to put together a post on MSP education. After all, while many service providers are loaded with IT scholars, not all possess the business acumen needed to maximize their true potential.

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MSPs: Do You Need an RMM Solution, a PSA Solution—or Both?

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As your MSP business grows, you might find RMM or PSA tools are really helpful, but how do you know which to use and when?

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These Five IT Disasters Aren’t Going Away– They’re Trending

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It’s still disaster preparedness month, so you’ve still got time to think about the various disasters that can affect your business. We’ve gone over things like testing your plan, but here are a few IT disasters that are really on the rise.

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Virtualization and Cloud Computing: A Surefire Match Made in IT Heaven

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Although they’ve sort of taken a backseat to big data as the most overused buzzwords, cloud computing and virtualization are still pretty buzzworthy in the IT space. Strangely, they continue to be two of the more contentious concepts despite their notoriety. This has a lot to do with the fact that they offer similar advantages and can usually be found tag teaming in today’s IT environments.

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Does Your Company Need Some Tech to Keep Organized?

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Organization is something humans strive to do, but often realize it can be just out of their grasp. These days that doesn’t always have to be the case.

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Practical Data Center Management: A Few Tips for A Cleaner, More Efficient Data Center

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Here are some tips to keep your data center cleaner and more efficient.

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Disaster Preparedness Books You Need on Your Shelf

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A lot of people are moving away from print in favor of digital collections, but there are always some books you’ll want around in case of emergencies, whether it’s a massive catastrophe or a power outage lasting a few days. Your life, and the lives of those around you, might depend on it.

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To Own or Outsource: The Data Center Dilemma Visited in Detail

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Some MSPs depend on third-party data centers and infrastructures provided through colocation services. Others operate out of their very own data centers. Does building and/or operating your own data center make sense?

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Webinar: Back To Basics: Why Your Clients Need Great Disaster Recovery

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In this webinar, StorageCraft and the Channel Company go over why your clients need not just backups, but great disaster recovery.

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Understanding and Using RAID 100

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Do not be afraid of RAID 100. For normal users it simply requires some additional knowledge of how to select the proper number of spans.

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3 Tips for Responding to a Data Breach

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Unfortunately, no data protection plan is 100% foolproof, and that’s why you need to know exactly how to respond to a data breach if it happens to your business.

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10 Tips and Tricks to Know in an Emergency

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Disasters have the potential to affect us in a big way, both immediately and over the long haul. Knowing what to do before, during, and after an emergency is knowledge that can help you tough out the most grueling of unpredictable circumstances.

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StorageCraft’s Barnes named to 2014 CRN Top 100 List

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DRAPER, Utah, — Sept. 8, 2014 – StorageCraft Technology Corporation’s Chief Technology Officer, Scott Barnes, has been named to the prestigious 2014 CRN Top 100 list. CRN’s annual Top 100 list salutes the key players who continue to shape the way the IT channel does business.

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What’s Causing the Flash Storage Market to Grow So Quickly?

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While tape and hard disk drives are traditionally seen as the most inexpensive options, flash can actually be more cost effective in some cases.

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The New Flash Technologies Speeding up Data Centers

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There’s some new tech from the flash market helping power data centers across the globe. Here’s the scoop.

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22 Ways to Recover from VMworld 2014

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We’re freshly back from VMworld San Francisco, exhausted yet energized, having met with over 2,000 attendees. Conferences can be a blur, with so much going on, and VMworld is no different. There’s more going on in the virtualization world than ever. Many VMworld attendees, who spent last week travelling home and then enjoyed a long

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Robot Uprising: Robo Brain Programmed To Be an Online Learning Academy for Robots

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If the thought of machines mimicking human behavior sounds intriguing, you’ll surely get a kick out of a centralized mastermind designed to mold their human traits.

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StorageCraft places 6th on Utah Business magazine’s Fast 50 list

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DRAPER, Utah, — For the fourth-consecutive year, backup and disaster recovery solution provider StorageCraft Technology Corporation has been named to Utah Business magazine’s Fast 50 list. StorageCraft was named No. 6 on the 2014 list, which honors the state’s fastest growing and most promising companies.

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2 Key Challenges To Fighting ‘Dark Nets’ and Onion Networks

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My last post gave an overview of the problems law enforcement agencies face in investigating and apprehending criminals as the latter increasingly make use of encrypted communications and so-called “Dark Nets.” A great deal of tension exists between law enforcement’s need to solve crimes and the legitimate worry of citizens losing civil liberties in the process.

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The History and Future of Networking

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In the grand scheme, networking is still a pretty new concept. Here’s a look at it’s interesting history and future.

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It’s Disaster Preparedness Month, Have You Tested Your Plan?

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September is the Federal Emergency Management Association’s (FEMA) disaster preparedness month. This means a number of things for you and your family, but as you’re making your disaster plans for earthquakes, tornados, floods, and so forth, don’t forget about your business and any businesses you provide services to.

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An In-Depth Look at Managed Physical Security and Opportunities for MSPs

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The idea of managed security is nothing new, but has traditionally been focused more on cyber threats. Now both customers and MSPs are starting to realize the value of managing security on the physical side of the fence.

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