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ChannelPro SMB All-Star award - 2018

ChannelPro Network named StorageCraft a 2018 ChannelPro SMB All-Star. The only awards program of its kind in the channel, the ChannelPro SMB All-Stars represent a select group of hardware, software, and service vendors whose products, programs, and initiatives have made a significant impact on the SMB channel during the editorial calendar year.


Readers' Choice Award, ChannelPro Network - 2018

StorageCraft wins bronze in the "Best Cloud Backup and Disaster Recovery" category.

"StorageCraft replaces Carbonite at the bronze spot in this category and Veeam advances to silver. Datto, unsurprisingly, cruises to yet another gold."

2018 Readers' Choice Awards


Storries XV Award Winner 'Capacity Storage Vendor' from Storage Magazine - 2018

Once again, readers of Storage Magazine voted on outstanding products, services, and people. StorageCraft walked away from this year's Storage Awards dinner, hosted in London, with the 'Capacity Storage Vendor' award.

List of winners: The Storries XV, Storage Awards


Contributed to Data Center Dynamics: the Trouble with Data Hoarding

Andy Zollo, vice president of sales, EMEA, penned this article about the problem of company data accumulation for DatacenterDynamics.

Data accumulation is now a problem for companies both large and small. Not long ago, 500 terabytes of data used to be solely concern for a Fortune 500 company. Today, it is a problem for a lot of small and midsize companies as well. ...


Featured in Reseller News: Kiwi Channel Debates GDPR

This exclusive Reseller News Exchange, in association with Arrow ECS ANZ, ForeScout and StorageCraft, went on the road to debate the early implications of GDPR in New Zealand, extracting opportunities while evaluating challenges for the channel in the year ahead.

View photos and continue reading: Kiwi channel debates GDPR as Reseller News Exchange hits Wellington


CRN Women of the Channel Power 100 - 2018

Janet O’Sullivan was named to CRN’s Power 100 list, thanks to her innovative initiatives and outstanding channel performance.


CRN Women of the Channel - 2018

Janet O’Sullivan, channel marketing manager, Marina Brook, head of sales (APAC) and Olivia Donnell, EMEA business development director, were named to CRN's prestigious 2018 Women of the Channel list.


Featured in GDN Online: StorageCraft Sales Manager for Middle East, India

"U.S.-based StorageCraft, a premier backup and disaster recovery software company, has announced its regional expansion plans with the appointment of Sayed Shamshuddin as the new regional sales manager for the Middle East and India.

Shamshuddin, an industry veteran, with his deep technology experience and over a decade of experience in business development, will help build strong sales channel structures and relationships with medium to large enterprise businesses across all verticals, said a statement from the company."


Featured on iHLS: New Storage Solution to Help Police

StorageCraft has developed a new storage solution for this sector. The StorageCraft for Law Enforcement solution is aimed specifically at law enforcement and more specifically it gives them a simple and scalable storage solution for body-worn cameras (or body cams). The technology can help law enforcement keep costs down associated with data storage.

Continue Reading: New Storage Solution to Help Police Cope with Body Cam Data.


Featured on Security InfoWatch: Law enforcement's growing need for video storage

Although some of the more traditional enterprise-type video storage products would give law enforcement agencies the increased capacity they need, most of them simply do not have budget for these solutions which cost hundreds of thousands or even millions of dollars. Enter StorageCraft, which has created a new storage solution, “StorageCraft for Law Enforcement,” which is tailored to meet the growing storage needs of police and sheriffs’ departments at a more budget-friendly price point.


Featured in Solving Data Management for Body Cams

As agencies increasingly deploy body-worn cameras (BWCs) and dash cams to better protect and serve their communities, they encounter a significant obstacle: the high cost, complexity and compliance of storing video surveillance footage.


Mentioned on CHANNELe2e: Channel Partner Updates, First Responders

In a list comprised of 11 channel partner updates, StorageCraft was listed under number seven, First Responders. 

StorageCraft has launched StorageCraft for Law Enforcement, which allows police departments and other law enforcement organizations to effectively manage video recordings and associated storage. The offering is particularly timely, considering the growing use of body cams throughout the law enforcement sector.


Featured on Sci-Tech Today: Body-Cam Data Fix

StorageCraft Helps Law Enforcement Solve Data Management Challenges of Body Cam and Static Surveillance -- StorageCraft for Law Enforcement Provides Highly Cost-Effective, Simple and Scalable Storage Solution.


Featured in Storage Review: StorageCraft for Law Enforcement

Today StorageCraft announced its new storage solution, StorageCraft for Law Enforcement. As the name implies, the solution is aimed specifically at law enforcement and more specifically it gives them a simple and scalable storage solution for body-worn cameras (or body cams). The new solution not only makes storage simple and scalable, it can help law enforcement keep costs down associated with data storage.


Featured in Channel StorageCraft targets law enforcement market

The demand for body-worn cameras in U.S.  has risen dramatically. So has the cost of storing the   footage that they generate. Accordingly.


Featured in Channel Partners: MSPs Prosper from DRaaS

Shridar Subramanian, StorageCraft’s vice president of marketing and product management, tells Channel Partners that partners who are concerned about protecting their customers’ data, not just in the data center but also in the cloud, are opting to offer DRaaS.


Featured on TechTarget: StorageCraft Survey: Cloud Services Boost Customer Retention

That's one takeaway from StorageCraft's newly released channel partner survey. The data protection vendor, which sells a disaster-recovery-as-a-service offering through its partners, surveyed 50 channel companies in the U.S. in February 2018. According to StorageCraft, 63% of the respondents reported improved customer retention as a result of adding cloud services to their portfolios.


Featured in Cision PR Newswire: Big Gains for Channel Organizations Expanding into Cloud Services

 A survey of U.S. channel organizations1 conducted by StorageCraft®quantifies the business benefits to channel organizations expanding into cloud services. The survey reveals increased per customer and quarterly revenue, expanded new customer acquisition, and improved customer retention as a direct result of adding cloud services to their portfolios.  


Featured on CHANNELe2e: Channel Partner Updates, Cloud Partner Momentum

In a list comprised of 10 channel partner updates, StorageCraft was listed under number three, Cloud Partner Momentum.


Featured in ARN: Leading STC Partners Across A/NZ

StorageCraft has honoured its top performing partners across Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ), recognising channel excellence following a strong year of growth.

Held at the Ivy Penthouse in Sydney, the awards acknowledged innovation across nine categories, spanning partners, distributors, alliance vendors and individuals.

“Congratulations to our partner winners following a strong year of growth across Australia and New Zealand,” StorageCraft head of sales Asia Pacific, Marina Brook, told ARN.


Featured on From HIPAA to Hyper-Converged

The struggle with data management, compliance and protection is reaching breaking point for many organizations. A recent independent survey by StorageCraft among IT Decision-Makers (ITDMs) showed that more than half of U.S. organizations are at risk from potentially disastrous data recovery practices.


Contributed to Small Biz Daily: Implementing a DR Plan

Sean Derrington, a Senior Director of Product Management at StorageCraft, is responsible for all aspects of Product Management, Product Marketing, and Marketing. He wrote this article for Small Biz Daily on DR plans.


Contributed to ChannelLife: Ways for MSPs to Sharpen their Business

Marina Brook, StorageCraft APAC sales head, wrote this article for ChannelLife outlining different ways MSPs can improve their business.

Now that A/NZ’s holiday season is over, managed service providers (MSPs) will be considering areas in which they can improve. What did they do last year that made a big impact? What fell flat? What did they hope to achieve that they ultimately couldn’t?

Decisions are most likely to include finding new clients and improving profits. But there are less obvious milestones that might lead to those larger goals?


Featured on CRN: 2017 CRN Fast50 Finalists

StorageCraft was listed as No. 8 on CRN Fast50 Finalists' slideshow.


CRN Channel Chiefs - 2018

Lee Schor, vice president of sales – Americas, has been named to CRN's prestigious list of 2018 Channel Chiefs for the second year in a row. In addition, CRN honored Schor as one of the 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs.


CRN 100 Coolest Cloud Vendors - 2018

CRN named StorageCraft to its list of the 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors of 2018.

"This annual lineup recognizes the most innovative cloud technology suppliers in each of five categories: infrastructure, platforms and development, security, storage, and software. ...


Featured on ChannelPro: StorageCraft Grows Partner Program

BEEN BUSY LATELY? If so, you have that in common with StorageCraft Technology Corp. The Draper, Utah-based data protection vendor has had a lot going on the last couple of years

According to Marvin Blough, StorageCraft’s vice president of worldwide sales and one of the earliest additions to Medeiros’ leadership team, the company came out of all those moves with a continuity portfolio equipped to safeguard data on desktops, servers, and virtual machines running both Windows and Linux, either on-site or in the cloud.


Featured on ARN: Servicing a Ransomware-Hit Market

Security, or a distinct lack of, continues to break the world’s most iconic organisations - think Target, Sony or Home Depot - creating sensationalism and media headlines in the process.

“Each business is different but they are also the same,” StorageCraft vice president of worldwide sales Marvin Blough observed. “The data is different and that is especially applicable for small and medium sized businesses [SMBs] because the owners just want to run the company and not worry about IT.


Featured on ARN: How Partners Can Service a Ransomware-Hit Market

"With the media spotlight shining on a bruising Equifax breach, and Yahoo continuing to count the costs of a three billion user hack, security concerns are surfacing. As ransomware attacks rise at an alarming rate, customers across Australia are on edge, under pressure and threatened, passing such pressures onto partners as a result. In operating as first responders on the front line, the onus is on the channel to adopt a services-focused approach, designed to combat cloud concerns while complementing disaster recovery and back-up strategies.


Featured on CRN: StorageCraft Resellers Socialise in Sydney

More than 100 StorageCraft channel partners gathered at Cafe Del Mar in Sydney for the backup vendor's pre-Christmas party in late October.


See the photos: StorageCraft resellers socialise in Sydney for pre-Christmas party


Featured on Dataversity: Majority of U.S. Businesses at Risk

Dataversity shared our recent press release regarding sub-par data protection practices.

“An independent survey of U.S. IT decision makers (ITDMs) conducted by StorageCraft®, a leading data management and protection company, reveals that many organizations lack confidence in their current data recovery implementation. The survey also uncovered an alarming number of businesses unable to increase the frequency of data backup due to the scale of data growth and limitations in their backup infrastructure."


Featured on Enterprise Storage Forum: Half of U.S. Businesses Bungle Their Backups

"Approximately half of all American businesses will have a tough time getting their data back after an unplanned outage and other mishaps, suggests a new survey from data protection specialist StorageCraft. ...

The StorageCraft study reveals that this critical safety net is looking a little tattered at many companies. More than half (51 percent) of the 510 U.S.-based IT decision makers surveyed by the firm said they had doubts about their ability to recover data immediately following a disaster or failure."


Featured on Channel Partners: Businesses Struggling with Data Backup, Recovery

Many businesses lack confidence in their current data-recovery implementation, and an alarming number of them are unable to increase the frequency of data backup due to the size of data growth and limitations in their backup infrastructure.

That’s according to a new survey of more than 500 U.S. IT decision makers conducted by StorageCraft, the data backup and disaster-recovery provider. ...


Featured on eSecurity Planet: Flood of Attacks

A recent survey commissioned by StorageCraft is cited in this article about ransomware.

Sophos researchers warn that cybercriminals are using Microsoft's Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) to spread ransomware. ...


Reviewed on Windowsreport: Five Best Backup Software for Windows 10

With digital content becoming crucial for business and also for personal assets including videos, photos, and music, it’s obvious that protecting everything with backup software has become more important than ever. ...

StorageCraft ShadowProtect 5 Desktop is one of the best backup software out there due to its speed, reliability and full protection. All this tool’s functions are centered on creating and using disk-images files that contain a complete snapshot of a partition from your disk.


Featured on Redmond Channel Partner: Data Recovery Uncertainty and Channel Opportunity

Redmond Channel Partner featured statistics from a survey that StorageCraft commissioned.

In an interview, about the results, Douglas Brockett, president of Draper, Utah-based StorageCraft, said the sense of uncertainty among U.S. customers points to opportunities for the channel.

Continue reading: New Survey Points to Data Recovery Uncertainty, Channel Opportunity


Featured in Storage Magazine: Unalaska City School District Uses StorageCraft OneBlox

Storage Magazine featured a case study about Unalaska City School District (UCSD). The remote school district, located in the Aleutian Chain, selected StorageCraft OneBlox for its data storage needs because of its scale-out architecture, innovative data protection features, and affordability.


Featured on ChannelLife: Data Storage Lifespans

Marina Brook, StorageCraft's Head of Sales in APAC, wrote about data storage options, old and new, and their typical lifespans:

"Lifespan depends on everything from environmental factors to usage rates to component quality and manufacturing, so the figures here are very general guidelines. The only true way to protect data is to have multiple copies of everything, and the best way to do that is to invest in a good backup and recovery solution."


Featured on TradeArabia: StorageCraft Launches Scale-Out Storage

StorageCraft announced the Middle East launch of the OneBlox object-based storage appliance, which solves issues such as complex installation, cumbersome management, limited capacity, and forklift upgrades.

"After the successful integration of Exablox earlier this year, StorageCraft is laser-focused on helping businesses analyze, protect, and store their data. The company features a new approach that recognizes the disappearing lines between primary and secondary storage and combines data backup, availability, and data protection.


Featured on ChannelLife: Top Five Ways Data is Lost in the Cloud

Marina Brook, StorageCraft's Head of Sales in APAC, wrote on the topic of backup and recovery of SaaS data for ChannelLife and ITBrief:

"A common assumption is that if data is deleted, ‘well, it’s in the cloud, so it must be backed up, right?’ Wrong.

"An industry study a few years back showed that the risk of data loss is very real, even if a cloud infrastructure service sends the data offsite. In fact, 32% of companies using SaaS services reported data loss in an Aberdeen report.


Featured on ChannelLife: How Hybrid Cloud Improves Disaster Recovery

Marina Brook, StorageCraft's Head of Sales in APAC, wrote about hybrid cloud architecture and the benefits for DR:

"According to an IDG Research survey, 56% of the enterprise IT executives polled said that a hybrid cloud architecture improves their disaster recovery capabilities. Hybrid clouds offer the best-of-breed of both private and public cloud architectures, while allowing IT to leverage their existing investments and maintain control.


Featured on Channel Partners: 10 Tasty Insights from SpiceWorld

Channel Partners shared 10 insights from the recent Spiceworks SpiceWorld event, including StorageCraft's new $100K guarantee and the StorageCraft Cloud's 99.999 percent uptime.

Read the article: 10 Tasty Insights from Spiceworks SpiceWorld


Featured on ChannelLife NZ: Four New Vendors Added as Dicker Data Ramps Up Portfolio

Dicker Data New Zealand welcomes four new brands, including StorageCraft.

"Lisa Tierney, Dicker Data New Zealand general manager of enterprise, says the addition of the StorageCraft portfolio will allow the distributor's resellers to sell backup, recovery and storage solutions.

“'StorageCraft already complements a number of vendors within the Dicker Data portfolio and we look forward to working closely with the reseller community on educating and enabling the channel,' Tierney says."


Featured on Reseller News: Dicker Data Adds Four New Vendors in NZ

Dicker Data has been appointed as distributor for four new vendors in New Zealand, including StorageCraft. Dicker Data will distribute the full range of StorageCraft solutions, including all software and cloud products and the OneBlox scale-out storage appliances.

“Our business enjoys significant success with Dicker Data in Australia," Marina Brook, APAC Head of Sales for StorageCraft, told Reseller News. 'Our companies want to further build on this and strengthen and expand our existing partnership.'"


Featured in an RCPP: OXEN Technology Grows with StorageCraft

Redmond Channel Partner did a Q&A with OXEN Technology, a service provider in Iowa who uses StorageCraft solutions.

RCP: What questions do your clients ask regarding security, especially for data?


Featured on ARN: Partners Keep Critical Information Safe in Healthcare

ARN spoke to StorageCraft about how IT service providers can help healthcare providers' keep critical information safe. 

"Threats to data such as ransomware, human error, or a flood or fire can strike any organisation and, without proper backups, businesses are struggling to get the affected data back.

"In healthcare there is a legal requirement; however, that does not mean data protection is performed well,” StorageCraft director of technical services for Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) Jack Alsop said.


Featured on CDN: StorageCraft Makes $100K Guarantee

Computer Dealer News covered the fact that StorageCraft now offers a $100K guarantee to platinum-level partners.

"StorageCraft plans to guarantee the recovery of virtual or physical machines, either on-premises or in the cloud. And, the are going to put a large amount of cash behind that guarantee."

CDN also mentioned StorageCraft's demos at VMworld.


Featured on MSPmentor: Delivering Managed IT Services During a Catastrophe

StorageCraft partner Elevated Technologies was in MSPmentor on Aug. 28, 2017; the founder spoke about preparing clients for Hurricane Harvey and using StorageCraft.

"It’s being called a 500-year storm and Houston, Texas-based Elevated Technologies finds itself smack in the middle of it.

"As early as the middle of last week, the managed services provider (MSP) began reaching out to clients, preparing the organizations as much as humanly possible for the fury of Hurricane Harvey.


Featured on ChannelLife: MSP Reaps Benefits from Move to StorageCraft

"Sydney managed service provider Netcare says it has slashed the time it takes monitoring and maintaining backups after moving to StorageCraft.

"The company, which has more than 100 customers, moved to StorageCraft after it acquired a competitor who utilised StorageCraft’s backup and recovery technology."

Continue reading: MSP NetCare reaps benefits from move to new backup vendor


Featured on IT Brief: Aussie IT company deploys StorageCraft Technology

"When Michael White and Matthew Dean founded their company IntegrateIT Australia in 2012, they were motivated by the number of IT providers in the region that were sales driven rather than customer-driven.

"Based in Queensland and Northern New South Wales, Dean and White are determined to provide personalised customer service that underpins IntegrateIT's services and solutions.


Featured on Dicker Data Channel: StorageCraft Talks about OneBlox

Watch Dicker Data's exclusive interview with StorageCraft Sales Director Leo Lynch during Dicker Data's TechX Melbourne 2017.

Lynch explains where StorageCraft fits in the market with its new OneBlox solutions and how StorageCraft can help your business grow.

Watch now:


Featured on DSA: Object Storage, an Interview with StorageCraft

Data&StorageAsean interviewed StorageCraft about object storage: what it is, major use cases, and key features to look for.

Data&StorageAsean: Should object storage be on premises or in the cloud?


CRN Top 100 Channel Executives - 2017

"CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named StorageCraft Chairman and CEO, Matt Medeiros, to its 2017 list of Top 100 Executives for the second year in a row.


CRN ARC Award - 2017

StorageCraft is the winner in the Data Protection Software category of the CRN® 2017 Annual Report Card (ARC) awards program. The Annual Report Card summarizes results from a comprehensive survey that details solution provider satisfaction. 

StorageCraft swept the category, meaning it received the highest marks in each of the three criteria used to determine the category winner: partnership, product innovation, and support.


Featured on This Week in Enterprise Tech - Episode 246

Ramesh Balan, vice president of engineering of Exablox, was featured on the podcast This Week in Enterprise Tech on June 30, 2017. Exablox was recently acquired by StorageCraft, and during this podcast, Balan shared why he thinks you shouldn't need a Ph.D. in storage to handle the explosion in data quantity.


Storries XIV Award Winner of 'One to Watch - Vendor' from Storage Magazine

StorageCraft's Exablox not only won the 2017 Storries XIV Storage Award for 'One to Watch - Vendor' but also took runner-up in the 'Best Newcomer' category at the ceremony held in London.

"We are thrilled to win this prestigious award," said Andy Zollo, vice president of sales for EMEA at StorageCraft. "It underscores the market’s validation of our Exablox offerings and our pay-as-you-grow scale-out NAS storage solution."

The full list can be found at

StorageCraft Wins Big at 2017 Storage Awards


5 Stars in the CRN Partner Program Guide - 2017

StorageCraft’s Partner Program has achieved a “5 Star” rating in The Channel Company’s partner program guide, for the fourth year in a row. This annual guide is the definitive listing of partner programs from technology vendors.


Editor's Choice Award, Redmond Channel Partner - 2017

StorageCraft received Redmond Channel Partner Editor's Choice Award 2017 for best Storage Software. “In this second-annual listing, Redmond Channel Partner editors scanned the field for those products, services and programs that present the greatest opportunities for Microsoft channel partners," said Scott Bekker, editor in chief of Redmond Channel Partner. 


‘Best of VMworld 2016’ Gold Award Winner, Data Protection - 2016

"The intelligent recovery capability of StorageCraft® ShadowProtect® SPX was named a 'Best of VMworld 2016' Gold Award Winner in the Data Protection category. This award is the strongest recognition to date for the product and is the latest in a continuing list of accolades in 2016.


CRN Top 100 Executives - 2016

"CEO, Matt Medeiros, has received the number one position in CRN’s Top Innovator category. Published as part of CRN's Top 100 Executives Of 2016 list, the 25 Most Innovative Executives are 'those who recognize today's biggest business challenges and find the most creative ways to solve them.'”


Utah Fast 50 - 2016

"StorageCraft Technology Corp., announced today that it has been named to Utah Business magazine’s Fast 50 list. This year’s placement at No. 33 marks the sixth-consecutive year that StorageCraft has been honored for its growth." 

StorageCraft continues success; recognized as one of Utah’s fastest growing companies for 6th-straight year


CRN Women of the Channel Power 100 - 2016

"CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Channel Marketing Manager Jennifer Bodell to its list of the 2016 Power 100, an elite subset of its prestigious annual Women of the Channel list. This list identifies an exclusive group of channel influencers drawn from the larger pool of CRN’s 2016 Women of the Channel: the most powerful women leaders across IT channel organizations whose expertise and vision have positioned their companies for success."


Redmond Channel Partner Editor's Choice Award - 2016

"Redmond Channel Partner (RCP), has announced StorageCraft Technology Corp. the winner of its Editor’s Choice Award for Best Storage Software. The RCP editorial staff selected the StorageCraft Recovery Solution because it met the criteria of being among 'the hottest, most interesting, most game-changing technologies and programs for the Microsoft channel in the last year.'"


CRN 5-Star Rating Award - 2016

"CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has given the company a 5-Star rating in its 2016 Partner Program Guide. This annual guide is the definitive listing of technology vendors that service solution providers or provide products through the IT channel. StorageCraft received the 5-Star Rating because of its highly regarded StorageCraft Partner Program."


CRN Channel Chiefs, Most Influential - 2016

"CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Mike Kunz, senior vice president of operations, to its prestigious list of 2016 Channel Chiefs. The executives on this annual list represent top leaders in the IT channel who excel at driving growth and revenue in their organizations through channel partners."

Mike Kunz of StorageCraft recognized as 2016 CRN Channel Chief


Business Solutions Best Channel Vendor - 2016

"For the second consecutive year, Business Solutions magazine readers voted StorageCraft Technology Corporation as a Best Channel Vendor in the Business Continuity and Backup and Disaster Recovery category.


100 Coolest Cloud Vendors - 2015

"CRN introduced the first annual 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors in 2010 with the aim of helping solution providers navigate the cloud market. ... While that goal hasn't changed over the past five years, the cloud market certainly has with offerings now coming in a multitude of shapes, sizes and flavors. ...



    Press Releases 2018

    Press Contact

    Jock Breitwieser

    StorageCraft Technology Corporation
    Phone: +1 408.800.5625
    Email: [email protected]

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