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 »


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 »


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 »

One Guy’s Opinion: Managing the Real Risks of the Cloud   

the real cloud dangers

You can’t go “all in” on the cloud unless you take some local measures first. Here’s MSP Guy Baroan’s advice for harnessing the cloud’s full power, without putting your business or clients at risk.

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Recovery Zone turns 2; becomes popular online resource for IT professionals


DRAPER, Utah, — In order to be a good information technology (IT) professional, keeping up with the latest news, trends and issues in the industry is a must. The Recovery Zone blog, which recently turned 2 years old, has become a popular resource for IT professionals, ranging from company system administrators to managed service providers (MSPs) serving small and medium-sized businesses.

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StorageCraft’s Lee wins HTG’s Spirit Award

DRAPER, Utah, — StorageCraft® Technology Corporation’s Aaron Lee is the 2014 recipient of The Spirit Award from HTG Peer Groups, an international organization of information technology  (IT) solution provider executives focused on business and personal development. Lee, who is the channel marketing manager at StorageCraft, received the award because he is an HTG member who

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5 of the Most Effective Online Scams (And What’s Being Done About Them)

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According to AntiFraudNews, 289,874 internet fraud complaints were made to the Internet Crime Complaint Center in 2012 alone. Here are the five most effective ways cyber criminals are fooling computer users.

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Building the Ultimate Smartwatch: The Features We Need to Take These Toys Seriously

the ultimate smartwatch

Smartwatches really need to have some innovative technology built in before they become truly useful. This is what the perfect smartwatch needs for consumers to really start taking them seriously.

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DOS is Not Quite Dead

MS DOS installation disks

While it might seem like ancient technology at this point, there are still plenty of people who use MS DOS, and some of them still totally love it. But will DOS ever make a real comeback?

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Big Data Storage and Preservation at the Library of Congress  

Library of Congress

What steps would you take to preserve your country’s art, culture, and history? Here’s how the Library of Congress preserves and protects a whole country’s big data.

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Creating Your DDoS Action Plan, Part 1: 3 Preventive Measures

preventing DDoS attacks

When it comes to DDoS attacks, you want to address the problem in two parts: prevention and response. This post will focus on some preventive measures you can take.

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Cloud Backups Might be Your Best Defense Against Ransomware

defending against ransomware with cloud backups

Ransomware isn’t just a trending thing—it’s becoming a serious criminal enterprise. Luckily, secondary cloud backups with StorageCraft can protect from some pretty nefarious goings on.

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When it Comes to Backup, the Smart Money is on Rapid Reliable Recovery

smart money is on rapid recovery

In this third blog entry of this interview series, Matt emphasizes that StorageCraft’s value is in the recovery process–getting systems back online quickly and efficiently, and having that work every time.

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StorageCraft Gets a Headstart on the Competition by Enabling Recovery in Minutes Instead of Hours

recover in minutes, not hours

In part II of this interview series with StorageCraft’s Chief EvangelistMatt Urmston, we expand on how StorageCraft uses StorageCraft ImageManager and StorageCraft Headstart Restore technology to provide a full DR solution that can offer recovery in as little as five minutes

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Eliminating the Dreaded Blue Screen of Death from the Recovery Process

recovery and the blue screen of death

In this first installment of DCIG’s executive interview with StorageCraft’s Chief Evangelist, Matt Urmston, he explains the features that ShadowProtect offers to minimize or even eliminate the possibility of users encountering BSODs when conducting a recovery.

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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

small disasters and what MSPs can do about them

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

cyber security myths

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

security threats: convenience and ignorance

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?

your new MSP revenue stream

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?

cloud storage

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) (, a global networking company that delivers innovative products to businesses, consumers and service providers, today announced ReadyRECOVER™ (, a new addition to their innovative ReadyDATA™ unified storage (NAS/SAN) platform.

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