StorageCraft at VMWorld 2014

We’re at VMworld 2014 in San Francisco!

Here we are in beautiful San Francisco for this year's VMworld. If you're here too (or coming), we'd love to see you. Booth #2532 (next to the Refueling Lounge). 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

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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 »

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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The Power and Reach of Google

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In the US, Google dominates the search landscape leaving table scraps for other four companies to fight over. While Google has kept a tight hold of search, the landscape is changing. Social media and mobile bring new challenges to the market as well as opportunity.

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Video Surveillance Technology for MSPs: Key Selling Points and Considerations

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Managed service providers looking for lucrative products or services to add their portfolio may need to look no further than video surveillance.

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The Other Side of Security and Privacy

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Privacy and security have been ongoing concerns here on the Recovery Zone, but for the most part we’ve discussed ways to protect you and your data. We haven’t yet touched on the reality of how advances in technologies and best practices are aiding criminals in hiding their illegal actions from law enforcement agencies.

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Four Essentials for the Ideal MSP Backup Solution

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“Easier said than done, but I’ll make it happen,” says the MSP. However, of all the IT hats you are asked to wear, the one that involves backing up your customers’ critical digital assets is arguably the most important.

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Quick Guide to Securing Your Smartphone from Theft and More

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Today, most of us still carry wallets or purses around, but the most private information is often found on our phones. Losing a wallet usually pales in comparison to the damage a thief can do with the information stored on your phone.

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Drones in Your Backyard: Real-world Applications and Legal Ramifications

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The power to play with a drone is at your fingertips. Now is the perfect time to look at some potentially useful applications on both the consumer and commercial side of the fence.

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Blue Solutions signs distributor deal with StorageCraft Technology

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CORK, Ireland, – 26 August 2014 — StorageCraft Technology, a leading data backup and disaster recovery solution provider, has signed a distribution agreement for the United Kingdom with Blue Solutions, a consultancy-led software distributor for the U.K. small and medium-sized business (SMB) channel.

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The Three Best Outlook Tips for Power Users

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Exchange management involves not only making sure the server itself function, but also that users can use Outlook effectively. Plus, the cleaner employees can keep their folders, the fewer burdens are placed on the Exchange server. With that in mind, here’s what users can do to make their Outlook experience a tad bit easier.

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Your Sales Pitch is Bad and You Should Feel Bad

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Some MSPs have trouble selling and don’t know what to do, but some can’t even believe there are MSPs that aren’t making a killing selling backup and recovery.

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The Rise of the Sharing Economy

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For every service we humans needs, from a house to stay in to a ride to a sitter, there is a startup that is changing the way to do things, and it’s all a part of the sharing economy.

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We’re at VMworld 2014 in San Francisco!

StorageCraft at VMWorld 2014

Here we are in beautiful San Francisco for this year’s VMworld. If you’re here too (or coming), we’d love to see you. Booth #2532 (next to the Refueling Lounge).

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The StorageCraft Plug-in is on the Way

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StorageCraft has some big news–just in time for VMworld. Next week at the show, we will be demoing our upcoming virtualization plug-in. If you’re attending VMworld, stop by our booth and check it out.

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Tools to Understand Your Environment for Better Disaster Planning

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More and more we’re tracking things around us like how many steps we take, our heart-rate, and other biological information that can help us be healthier and understand more about our bodies. This information can be useful, but it might not be as useful as the environmental information we’ve got available to us right now.

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StorageCraft to exhibit, preview new backup, disaster recovery solution at VMworld 2014

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DRAPER, Utah, — The StorageCraft® Technology Corporation exhibit road show stops next week in San Francisco for VMworld 2014 at the Moscone Center. During the event, StorageCraft, a leader in backup and disaster recovery solutions for virtual, hybrid and physical environments, will preview to the public and media for the first time its StorageCraft Plug-in

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Windows to Linux Migration Checklist for IT Administrators

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Now that Microsoft has officially taken Windows XP off life support, some users and companies are still trying to figure out where to go next. Of course Microsoft recommends Windows 7 or 8, but truthfully, you have options that exist beyond the realm of Windows.

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The Why, What, and How of Virtualization

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In honor of our attendance at this year’s VMworld in San Francisco, we thought we’d have a look at some of our most useful resources for understanding, utilizing, and maximizing the potential of virtualization technologies.

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How to Keep USB Drives from Being Your Nightmare

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There is certainly nothing about the thumbdrive that gives off the impression that it could be used for nefarious reasons, but that’s exactly what is happening.

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Cloud Resilliancy the Focus of New Tech Developed by Former Google Workers

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CockroachDB is the ongoing creation of a few ex Google employees and other developers from the open source community. It’s designed to bring more consistency and stability to data centers and cloud computing.

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How Do We Get More Women in the Tech Industry?

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Not a lot of women are entering science and technology fields. What needs to happen before we find more women in these roles?

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Headed to VMworld 2014 in San Francisco? We’ll see you there!

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We’re excited to be back in San Francisco for VMworld 2014 August 24-28. This year we are exhibiting in the Solutions Exchange, Booth #2532 (next to the Refueling Lounge).

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Kicking the Java Habit: Are You Ready to Give It Up?

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Java is one of the most popular programming languages in the world. It’s used in countless web browser, mobile devices, televisions, and even automobiles. Yeah, Java is just about everywhere these days, but unfortunately, that widespread usage has garnered the attention of cybercriminal nation.

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Fixing The Most Problematic Backup Methods

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Most companies understand the importance of data backup, but when it comes down to it, some businesses put in the bare minimum when it comes to actually implementing it. With that in mind, we’d like to explore some of the most pathetic, sad, untrustworthy, or inefficient backup methods we’ve encountered, and how to fix them.

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