Case Study: CPI Solutions and StorageCraft Conquer Cryptolocker

Conquering Cryptolocker? No big deal. Read how CPI Solutions does it with StorageCraft. More »


Case Study: Xamin, Western Digital, and StorageCraft

Learn how MSP Xamin protects and secures data for financial institutions and medical practices using a slick combination of hardware from Western Digital and software from StorageCraft. More »

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 »


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 »

State of the System on a Chip Market

system on a chip

This week I want to take a look at where the systems on a chip market is today and how future developments will have an impact on IT.

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A Look at the Cloud Hype Cycle

cloud hype

Every technology goes through a cycle involving inflated expectations and eventual mainstream acceptance. Here’s where the cloud is at.

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Effective Backup Strategies You May Not Have Thought About

backup strategies

One business’s idea of a nice, effective backup and recovery strategy is another business’s complete waste of money—it all depends. But as you’re thinking of how to design and build backup and recovery solutions for your clients, it’s useful to look at what others are doing.

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How to Buy Backup Software and Avoid the Pitfalls

avoiding backup software pitfalls

With all the feature-rich backup options that look so tempting at a glance, making the right choice can be difficult. Take these important factors under consideration, and you’ll be less likely to choose a backup tool you regret purchasing later.

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Exchange Server Virtualization: The Why and The How

Exchange virtualization

Whether you’re upgrading to a newer version or taking it for your very first spin, making the move to enterprise email with Microsoft Exchange Server isn’t the only critical decision on the table. In today’s IT environment, it’s very likely that you also have to decide whether to deploy the software on a physical machine, or virtual machine. If the thought hasn’t crossed your mind, then it’s something to consider.

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What Can Businesses (Particularly MSPs) Learn from This Year’s CES?

Business and CES

CES might be over, but the tech there will continue trending and with its rise comes opportunities for managed service providers.

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What Do I Do Now? Preparing for Network Design Change


Whether your IT network needs a refresh or your current set up isn’t configured in an ideal fashion, here are some things to consider when redesigning your (or your client’s) network.

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Windows 10 Features for IT Professionals

Windows 10

Windows 10 is on the horizon, but the technical preview is available now. We tried it, and found some features IT pros will like.

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Here’s What it’s Like to be a Software Engineer at StorageCraft


Engineers: If you’re the self-guided missile type, the constant tinkerer, then you’ll fit in well at StorageCraft.


The Truth About RAID and Data Corruption

RAID corruption

RAID is great in the right situation, but it’s far from perfect, and its flaws are highlighted when data corruption comes into play.

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A Critical Analysis of DevOPs and the Code-heavy Infrastructure

the code-heavy infrastructure

DevOps is the hot new topic in the industry picking up from where the talk of cloud left off, and to hear people talk about it one might believe that traditional systems administration is already dead and buried.

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StorageCraft Garners Best Channel Vendor Award from IT Resellers, Service Providers

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With more than 8,800 votes cast by Business Solutions magazine readers, StorageCraft® Technology Corporation earned the Best Channel Vendor award in the Business Continuity and Backup and Disaster Recovery category.

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The Facts, Fiction, and Future of Artificial Intelligence

artificial intelligence

While artificial intelligence isn’t exactly new, it has become a very hot topic as of late. In fact, quite a few startups have recently raised millions in investment dollars to fund everything from voice-activated discovery to general purpose AI projects. But what’s behind that potential and what the heck is this AI thing about anyway?

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3 Key Cloud Services Predictions for 2015

our predictions for the cloud in 2015

These are the three major predictions that will affect cloud computing in 2015.

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Analyzing North Korea’s Elite Hacker Squad and the U.S. Cyber Warfare Strategy

US security and north korean hackers

I’ve heard a few people dismiss the North Korean dilemma as a non-issue, but you may feel otherwise after getting familiar with the hacking culture in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

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Build or Buy: Thoughts on PCs and Servers for MSPs and VARs

building or buying servers and PCs

Should an MSP buy PCs and servers from a large manufacturer, a custom builder, or build their own? These are the advantages and disadvantages of each option.

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MSPs: Here’s How to Use Our Infographics on Your Site

sharing infographics

We’ve produced a number of infographics over the last few years, but did you know you can embed them on your site to share with your audience as well? Here’s how.


Our Year in Natural Disaster Articles

year in natural disasters

The big takeaway from the disasters of 2014 is that you should always be prepared, but there’s a lot more we can learn from disaster. With that in mind, here are the best disaster-related articles we published in 2014.

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Starting the Disaster Recovery Conversation

all the disaster preparedness you need

Selling DRaaS is about educating your clients on the risks they face and on the costs associated with downtime. Here are some questions you can ask to get things started.

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5 IT Security Threats That Will Wreak Havoc in 2015

online security

If you work in IT, operate a business online, or simply spend a lot of time at the computer, you’ll want to stay on top of the trends and threats stirring up chaos on the security front.

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Understanding RAID Performance at Various Levels

understanding RAID performance

RAID performance varies from one level to another. This article explores all you need to know about performance at each level.

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Our Best IT Disaster Articles from 2014

IT disasters 2014

From stopping DDoS attacks all the way to responding to data breac, these are our best articles of 2014 about IT disaster.

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How the Cost of Unpatched Software Figures Into HIPAA and Industry Compliance 

unpatched software and industry comliance

As one company found, unpatched software can be extremely costly if you’ve got HIPAA or other industry requirements.

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MSPs: Here’s the Best Advice We Had for You in 2014

MSP advice 2014

With the New Year in mind, we’d like to take a look back at our year in articles and highlight some of our favorite pieces we’ve published for MSPs on the Recovery Zone this year.

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IT Dates for 2015: 11 Important Things to Circle on the Calendar

2015 IT dates

Knowing what’s happening in the industry can help you in a number of ways. The following is a list of dates you’ll want to mark on the calendar in order to make the most of your IT efforts in 2015.

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