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

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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 »

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Case Study: StorageCraft and Connecticut Computer Service

CTCOMP's tape backup vendor simply couldn't provide the backup, replication, and rapid recovery they needed. Luckily, they found a great alternative... More »

The Four Devices You Need to Communicate in Any Disaster

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Disasters can stop communications completely. Fortunately, there are a couple of companies working hard to make sure affordable emergency power and communication access is available to people, even during disaster.

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Resilient Monkey Business in the Cloud: Netflix and the Mighty Simian Army  

Netflix's Simian Army

Netflix recently slapped the open source label on Security Monkey, the piece of technology that helps them monitor their cloud environments for security threats. But that’s just one monkey in their “Simian Army.”

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Is Apple Ready for Enterprise? The Debate Continues

Apple, Microsoft, and the Enterprise

Apple often focuses on building products consumers like so much they begin to demand them at work, but is that the place for them? Is Apple really ready to provide enterprise solutions?

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Useless Technology You Can Live Without, But Shouldn’t

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The art world can certainly serve up some useless stuff, but technology is also an art, and there’s plenty of useless junk from the tech sector as well. However, you might be surprised how much of it you actually really, really want.

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5 Small Disasters and How MSPs Can Help Clients Avoid Them

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Hurricanes and tornados may seem like the collective poster child for disasters, they are actually rare when compared to some of these sneaky disasters.

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MSPs: What’s Your Vertical Industry Focus?

MSPs and vertical industries

A lot of businesses get so caught up in the idea of having a lot of clients that they forget to think about what types of clients they’d like to have, and perhaps more importantly, what types of clients they should specialize in working with.

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What is JBOD — And Why Should You Care?

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In the past, JBOD was seen as a poor man’s RAID. But that’s not entirely the case anymore.

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6 Cyber Security Myths Dissected and Busted

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There are countless myths surrounding the cyber security conundrum, and the ability to separate fact from fiction could play a vital role in protecting your organization.

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Your Biggest Security Threats are Convenience and Ignorance

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One can speculate as to why human error is a key piece of so many security breaches, but the fact is that these errors are likely the result of one (or both) of two things: a need for convenience, or simple ignorance.

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The Internet of Things: Your New Revenue Stream?

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The world of connected devices is exploding. Where will your MSP business be positioned when this emerging trend becomes the status quo?

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The Economics of Tablet Sales

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Why has there been a decrease in the number of tablets sold by some companies while the number of tablets sold for other companies has increased? Let’s apply a few economic principles.

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Is Cloud Storage as Safe as We Think?

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Are Google Drive, Dropbox and other cloud storage apps safe enough to use both inside and outside the company to send proprietary information back and forth?

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NETGEAR and StorageCraft simplify data backup and recovery with new ReadyRECOVER appliance

SAN JOSE, Calif. — NETGEAR®, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTGR) (http://www.netgear.com/), a global networking company that delivers innovative products to businesses, consumers and service providers, today announced ReadyRECOVER™ (www.netgear.com/readyrecover), a new addition to their innovative ReadyDATA™ unified storage (NAS/SAN) platform.

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5 Must-Have Mobile Security Features For MSPs

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Sure. You’ve got your little PIN code to prevent unauthorized access to your phone, but the increase in sophisticated mobile security threats makes the thought of hording confidential data in this environment an unsettling one.

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The votes are in: StorageCraft wins two awards from ChannelPro-SMB readers

2014: Best Cloud Backup and Disaster Recovery

DRAPER, Utah – Customers voted StorageCraft Technology Corporation among the best in the backup and disaster recovery market in two categories of the ChannelPro-SMB 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards.

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Are You Freaking Out About Virtual Application Downtime?

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With virtual applications gaining so much prominence, it’s more important than ever to maintain maximum uptime. Here are a few ways to make it happen.

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Preparing for the Internet of Things

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Companies that haven’t jumped on the bring-your-own-device bandwagon might have some serious trouble when the Internet of things brings in even more devices.

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The Many Faces of Brazil’s World Cup Exit and Disaster Recovery

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The faces of terror from last night’s World Cup match are the exact same faces one would see in an IT disaster scenario.

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Do It Yourself or Hire an IT Professional?

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Sometimes it’s difficult for owners to know when they’ve reached the tipping point – when hiring a professional is better for business than DIY.

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The Managed Service Provider’s Guide to Balancing Security, Privacy, and Usability

MSP security and privacy

Where technology and data intersect, privacy concerns loom. This isn’t just an issue that impacts the giants like Google, Apple, and Microsoft. Any organization that collects, processes, and stores sensitive information needs to make privacy a top priority. With all the personal and financial data that runs through their systems, managed service providers are no exception.

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Tech is Transforming the Retail and Grocery Industry

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Here are some technologies changing the retail and grocery landscape. Where there’s new technology, there’s new opportunities for MSPs.

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One Guy’s Opinion: How Choosing the Right Products and Services Can Help MSPs Make a Buck

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This time on One Guy’s Opinion, we asked Guy to share his formulas for success when it comes to selecting the products and services that fit a client’s needs and also allow him to make a profit.

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Three Tips for Virtualization Newbies

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Virtualization is a great way to save costs and manage hardware resources. If you’re not already virtual, here are some things to think about while getting started.

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StorageCraft extends special backup, disaster recovery offer for Zenith Infotech customers

DRAPER, Utah – July 2, 2014 – Zenith Infotech customers with StorageCraft® ShadowProtect® licenses have one more month to capitalize on a special offer that will allow them to lock up long-term use of the award-winning software. StorageCraft Technology Corporation today announced the special offer will now end on July 31.

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Home Sweet Automated Home: A Look at Home Automation Tech

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Home automation devices are really neat, though they do have some security risks and other considerations. Let’s take a look at tech changing our homes for the better.

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