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Contributed to Dataversity: Game-Changing Data Storage Trends for the Year Ahead
"As data proliferates at an exponential rate, companies must not only store it. They must approach Data Management expertly and look to new approaches. Companies that take new and creative approaches to data storage will be able to transform their operations and thrive in the digital economy.
"How should companies approach data storage in the years to come? As we look into our crystal ball, here are important trends in 2020. Companies that want to make the most of data storage should be on top of these developments."Read More
Featured in Silicon UK: Windows 7 Obsolescence
"With the end of Windows, 7 support businesses need to make some decisions about how they move forward. Enterprises can, of course, purchase the ESU (Extended Security Updates) which would extend the support to 2023. Still, planning for events including the retirement of general support for an OS should be a core component of each companies IT strategic planning."Read More
Featured in TechTarget: Many businesses neglecting disaster recovery testing
"How quickly can you get your business running again if your data center is hit by a flood or fire?
"That is a question every business needs to ask.
"At least one analyst said most businesses think they are ready for natural disasters, despite not testing their disaster recovery (DR) plans regularly. A recent survey centered around ransomware readiness arrived at a similar conclusion -- many businesses are confident in their ability to recover from attacks, yet most don't perform disaster recovery testing more than once a year."Read More
Featured in ARN: ARN Exchange Melbourne - Navigating the complications of backup and disaster recovery
"Safeguarding and restoring business operations is more complicated than ever. Back-up and disaster recovery partners now face the mammoth tasks of protecting hybrid and multi-cloud infrastructures while navigating a complicated regulatory and compliance environment. With millions of customer dollars on the line in the event of a disaster, the pressure is on for partners to deliver critical business resilience. This ARN Exchange highlighted the crucial challenges facing the channel today and the partner opportunities in play for backup and DR in 2020.Read More
Featured in ARN: The state of back-up and DR in Australia
"With customers set to generate 158 per cent more data this year, how can partners best help them secure it and ensure business resilience in an ever-tightening regulatory market and complex ecosystem? This ARN Exchange, held in association with Arrow ECS ANZ, Infinidat, NetApp, StorageCraft and Telstra, aimed to find answers to these challenges."Read More
Featured in Solutions Review: The 28 Best Backup and Disaster Recovery Companies for 2020
"Selecting the best backup and disaster recovery company to work with can be a daunting task, and we’re here to help. That’s why our editors have compiled this list of the 28 best backup and disaster recovery companies to consider if you’re looking for a new solution."Read More
Contributed to VMblog: StorageCraft 2020 Predictions
"With data management and protection top-of-mind for many IT executives, the next year and beyond in the space will need to continue to rely on groundbreaking new technologies to keep up with increasing demand. I predict the next era of data management and protection will rely heavily on technologies like blockchain. According to recent research by Forrester, ransomware attacks have grown by 500% over the last 12 months, and blockchain has already proven to be an effective tool against these."Read More
Mentioned in Solutions Review: New 2020 Buyer’s Guide for Disaster Recovery as a Service
"Solutions Review today is releasing its 2020 Buyer’s Guide for Disaster Recovery as a Service to assist organizations during the research and discovery phase of buying business software. Gathered via a meta-analysis of available online materials, Solutions Review editors compile each Buyer’s Guide via research, analyst reports, conversations with subject matter experts and vendor representatives, and the examination of product demonstrations.Read More
Contributed to Journal du Net: 6 tendances majeures pour l’évolution du marché du stockage en 2020
« Alors que le volume de données ne cesse de croître, les entreprises doivent non seulement les stocker, mais aussi adopter la meilleure approche de gestion possible et rester à l’affût des tendances. Celles qui opteront pour des stratégies de stockage novatrices pourront faire évoluer leurs activités et prospérer dans l'économie numérique actuelle. »Read More
Contributed to DataCenterNews: Game-changing storage trends for the year ahead
"As data continues to proliferate at an exponential rate, companies must not only store their data; they must approach data management expertly and look to new approaches.
"Companies that take new and creative approaches to storage will be able to transform their operations and thrive in the digital economy."Read More
Featured in Disaster Recovery Journal: StorageCraft OneXafe Product Review
"Backup and disaster recovery represent universal IT needs for almost every small or midsize enterprise. To address them, many acquire and implement backup and recovery solutions themselves. Others engage managed service providers (MSPs) for this service.
"Whether organizations perform these tasks themselves or use an MSP, they require a solution to deliver these functions. StorageCraft’s OneXafe represents an integrated, converged solution that provides scale-out storage as well as backup and recovery for midsize enterprises."Read More
Contributed to IT Brief: Game-changing storage trends for the year ahead
"As data continues to proliferate at an exponential rate, companies must not only store their data; they must approach data management expertly and look to new approaches.
"Companies that take new and creative approaches to storage will be able to transform their operations and thrive in the digital economy."Read More
Featured in Formtek: Cloud Computing: Data in the Cloud may not be there Forever
"The future may be the cloud, but there will be bumps on the way to the final destination. One of those bumps is something being called cloud repatriation, or the moving data from the cloud back to an on-premise location or moving from public clouds to private ones."Read More
Featured in Storage Magazine: Time for a ransomware reality check?
"StorageCraft has announced the second in a series of findings from an independent global research study of over 700 companies on the attitudes of IT decision-makers around data management. The findings reveal a concerning disconnect between an organisation's confidence and its actual ability to recover from a ransomware attack. While 68% of respondents believe they have a clear plan in place and could quickly recover from a ransomware attack, nearly a quarter (23%) do not test their recovery plans.Read More
Featured in smallbizdaily: More 2020 Predictions for Small Business
"Douglas Brockett, president, StorageCraft believes businesses will face challenges around data management, protection and recovery in 2020 and beyond. He explains:
"Ransomware meets its nemesis—and it’s called blockchain: While it may take a while for blockchain to be adopted in the financial markets or in other consumer-applications, its real-world use-case as a mechanism to prevent ransomware attacks will gain swift adoption."Read More
Contributed to Business Business Business: Companies are bringing data back from the cloud and need a place to put it
"Without a doubt, the cloud has transformed the way businesses store their data, enabling them to benefit from reduced costs, flexibility and greater collaboration, to name a few. However, it seems that there is a rethink currently happening in the market.
"More frequently companies are looking to return at least some of their core data and applications to their on-premises data centres. The trend is called 'cloud data repatriation' and it appears to be gaining steam."Read More
Featured in ITPro: All the year’s best hardware
"There’s something indefinably exciting about getting a new piece of hardware to play with; whether it’s a smartphone or a server, there’s a certain joy in unpacking a new device and getting to grips with its capabilities, seeing how far you can push its limits.
"As 2019 draws to a close, we’re taking a look back over the best products of the year."Read More
Featured in ChannelProNetwork: 7 New Year's Security Predictions from Top Vendors
"Wish we could tell you that security risks will be a thing of the past next year. Unfortunately, we can’t. Here’s what we can tell you about security in 2020, though, courtesy of Barracuda, Continuum, Nerdio, Sophos, StorageCraft, Untangle, WatchGuard, and Webroot."Read More
Featured in Solutions Review: Experts Share Their 2020 Backup and Disaster Recovery Predictions
"For our BUDR Insight Jam, we asked experts in the field from around the world to share their 2020 backup and disaster recovery predictions. Originally, we planned on posting all of their comments and 2020 backup and disaster recovery predictions on Twitter under the hashtag #BUDRInsightJam."Read More
Featured in Computerwelt: Ransomware trifft auf seine Nemesis: Blockchain
„StorageCraft hat seine Prognosen für das Jahr 2020 veröffentlicht. Neben der Entwicklung von Ransomware sieht das Unternehmen die Aspekte Converged Infrastructure und den Vendor Lockin als wichtige Themen für das kommende Jahr.”Read More
Featured in Digitalisation World: Ransomware reality check required
"StorageCraft has announced the second in a series of findings from an independent global research study of over 700 companies in Australia, France, Germany, North America and the UK on the attitudes of IT decision-makers (ITDM) around data management. The findings reveal a concerning disconnect between an organisation's confidence and its actual ability to recover from a ransomware attack. While 68% of respondents believe they have a clear plan in place and could quickly recover from a ransomware attack, nearly a quarter (23%) do not test their recovery plans.Read More
Featured in Network Computing: StorageCraft research reveals need for a ransomware reality check
"StorageCraft has announced the second in a series of findings from an independent global research study of over 700 companies in Australia, France, Germany, North America and the UK on the attitudes of IT decision-makers (ITDM) around data management."Read More
Featured in Finyear: Étude StorageCraft - Les difficultés des entreprises françaises à se prémunir des ransomwares
« StorageCraft®, dont la mission consiste à protéger toutes les données et à garantir leur disponibilité continue, annonce aujourd'hui de nouveaux résultats issus d'une étude mondiale indépendante menée auprès de plus de 700 entreprises en France, Allemagne, Royaume-Uni, Amérique du Nord et Australie, portant sur les pratiques des décideurs IT en matière de gestion des données. »Read More
Featured in IT Brief: StorageCraft report suggests firms need a 'ransomware reality check'
"It’s time for a ‘ransomware reality check’, because having a recovery plan and actually making sure it works are two entirely different things.
"A recent survey of 700 companies in Australia, France, Germany, North America, and the UK found that 68% of respondents have a ransomware recovery plan, yet almost a quarter (23%) don’t test those plans, and 46% test them once a year or less.
"The research shows that having a plan just is not enough, suggests StorageCraft vice president of marketing and product management, Shridar Subramanian."Read More
Featured in Security Brief: StorageCraft report suggests firms need a 'ransomware reality check'
"It’s time for a ‘ransomware reality check’, because having a recovery plan and actually making sure it works are two entirely different things.
"A recent survey of 700 companies in Australia, France, Germany, North America, and the UK found that 68% of respondents have a ransomware recovery plan, yet almost a quarter (23%) don’t test those plans, and 46% test them once a year or less.
"The research shows that having a plan just is not enough, suggests StorageCraft vice president of marketing and product management, Shridar Subramanian."Read More
Featured in VMblog: StorageCraft Research Reveals Need for a Ransomware Reality Check
"StorageCraft, whose mission is to protect all data and ensure its constant availability, today announced the second in a series of findings from an independent global research study of over 700 companies in Australia, France, Germany, North America, and the U.K. on the attitudes of IT decision-makers (ITDM) around data management. The findings reveal a concerning disconnect between an organization's confidence and its actual ability to recover from a ransomware attack.Read More
Featured in ITRNews: Se remettre d'une attaque de ransomware : pas si simple, visiblement
« La dernière étude de StorageCraft portant sur les pratiques des décideurs IT en matière de gestion des données révèle un décalage préoccupant entre la perception et la réelle capacité d'une entreprise à se rétablir après une attaque de ransomware. »Read More
Contributed to Storage Insider: Daten sicher aus der Cloud zurückführen
„Es ist noch nicht lange her, dass Unternehmen dazu übergegangen sind, Cloud-Anwendungen zu nutzen und ihre Daten in der Cloud zu speichern. Damit wollten sie von der Flexibilität, der einfachen Zusammenarbeit und den reduzierten Kosten profitieren. Inzwischen findet ein Umdenken statt, und einige Unternehmen wollen zumindest einen Teil ihrer Kerndaten und zentralen Anwendungen in ihr lokales Rechenzentrum zurückholen. „Cloud Data Repatriation“ nennt sich dieser Trend – und er scheint Fahrt aufzunehmen.“Read More
Contributed to Comm & Tech Blog: Ransomware Meets its Nemesis – and it’s Called Blockchain
"While it may take a while for blockchain to be adopted in the financial markets or in other consumer-applications, its real-world use-case as a mechanism to prevent ransomware attacks will gain swift adoption. StorageCraft is way ahead of the rest of the industry with an already implemented blockchain file system."Read More
Featured in The UAE News: Research reveals rising data management concerns and inadequate IT infrastructures in organisations
"'Businesses of all sizes, across multiple industries, are struggling to flourish in increasingly data-driven economies. We are at an inflection point at which organisations can no longer keep up with the sheer volume of data and the complexity of managing it. Contemporary IT infrastructures need a scalable data protection system that can ensure the safety and accessibility of data in the event of an outage,' commented Florian Malecki, Senior Director of International Product Marketing at StorageCraft Technology."Read More
Mentioned in MSP Insights: How To Develop An Effective Business Continuity Plan For Your Clients
"While the term 'Business Continuity' is fairly new, the question behind it has kept system administrators up late at night since the PC made its way into our offices; 'How do I ensure my company can continue functioning in the event of an emergency?'. Developing a Business Continuity plan (also sometimes called a Backup and Disaster Recovery plan), is a common way for sysadmins to answer that question."Read More
Contributed to Computerwelt: Daten sicher aus der Public Cloud zurückführen
„In vielen Unternehmen findet im Umgang mit der Cloud inzwischen ein Umdenken statt und vermehrt wollen Unternehmen zumindest Teile ihrer Kerndaten und zentralen Anwendungen aus der Public Cloud zurückholen (Cloud Data Repatriation). Die Gründe für die Rückführung der Daten in das Unternehmen oder zum klassischen Hosting beschreibt Florian Malecki, International Product Marketing Senior Director bei StorageCraft, folgendermaßen:“Read More
Featured in CRN: Channel Legends look back 15 years to when Facebook changed our world forever
"Channel development consultancy Channel Dynamics recently threw its fifteenth birthday party in Sydney. CRN convened an all-star panel before the event swung into gear, to look back at what has changed over 15 years and what might come next."Read More
Contributed to insideBIGDATA: Companies Are Bringing Data Back from the Cloud. Now They Need a Place to Put It
"In this special guest feature, Shridar Subramanian, Vice President of Global Product Management and Marketing at StorageCraft, discusses the trend called 'cloud data repatriation,' and how it appears to be gaining steam. A rethinking is happening where companies are looking to return at least some of their core data and applications to their on-premises data centers."Read More
Featured on Storage Intensity Podcast: Getting to Know StorageCraft
"StorageCraft is a data protection company that provides hyper-converged data protection, software-only data protection, and full cloud disaster recovery services.
"In this episode, StorageCraft's Senior Director of Product Management gives us insight into the capabilities of the various products as well as the overall company strategy."Read More
Featured in Storage Newsletter: Le Stade de France choisit deux NAS StorageCraft Oneblox
« StorageCraft Technology Corp. dont la mission est de protéger l’ensemble des données et de garantir leur disponibilité, a annoncé l’intégration de sa solution de NAS évolutif OneBlox à l’infrastructure IT du Stade de France. L’activité du Stade de France représente un défi pour le service IT composé de 6 experts sous la direction du DSI. Très mobilisés par les manifestations majeures mais également les séminaires ou autres évènements locaux, l’équipe IT est notamment garante de la gestion, protection et stockage d’un volume moyen d’un téraoctet par jour. »Read More
Featured in Technology Reseller: Spotlight on MSP Productivity
"Jamie Hissit, Technology Consultant at Midlands managed services provider Air IT, highlights the importance of choosing the right technology partners. In Air IT’s case, this includes StorageCraft cloud storage.
"The MSP market is flourishing and becoming increasingly competitive as new companies enter the market. For an MSP to continue to meet customer expectations and maximise efficiency, its service offering must continually evolve to keep pace with technology and market developments."Read More
Contributed to Storage Insider: Speicherdienste statt eigener Infrastruktur
„Im Dreikampf der Rechenzentrumstechnologie gehört Speicher neben Networking und Computing zu den Königsdisziplinen. Dabei kommt es nicht darauf an, wie groß das Rechenzentrum ist. Daten sind und bleiben das Wichtigste, denn ohne sie braucht es keine Server und auch kein Netzwerk.“Read More
Mentioned in Data&StorageAsean: Rubrik CEO Criticism of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant Raises Questions
"At DSA, we have long questioned just how objective the Gartner Magic Quadrants (MQ) are. We have no doubt they are influential in swaying technology buyers decisions, but that in itself is the problem. The power of the MQs is so much that companies that can afford to, spend large money on analysts relations. That money can only be justified if it is shown to influence analysts – there’s the rub!"Read More
Mentioned in SMB Nation: Church – This is My Story
"We’re on the road in Eugene, OR with Steve Church and his passions for boat racing and being a managed services provider (MSP). With a laser focus on small and medium businesses who appreciate technical expertise, Cobalt is now over ten years old."Read More
Featured in EDi: StorageCraft Assure la Continuité de Services
« Avec OneXafe Solo 300, StorageCraft veut assurer la contlnuité de service. Disponible dans le cloud, ce service comprend une appliance plug-and-play qui assure le streaming des données de sauvegarde vers StorageCraft Cloud Services. »Read More
Featured in XaaS Journal: 5 BDR Trends Every MSP and VAR Should Know
"From the early days of punch cards and tape, backing up and recovering data have always been a crucial failsafe in computing. Backup, and later, backup and disaster recovery (BDR) solutions have evolved to ensure reliable, secure access to data, even as the number of businesses that rely on data and data volumes skyrocket.
"Four industry thought leaders provide their insights on what’s trending with BDR now and where these solutions may be heading for the future."Read More
Contributed to ITProPortal: Rampant data growth and inadequate IT infrastructures source of concern and risk
Andy Zollo, vice president of EMEA sales, contributed this piece about IT decision-makers' attitudes regarding data growth.
"IDC's market analysis predicts that worldwide data creation will grow to a phenomenal 163 zettabytes by 2025. On the heels of this finding, it's no surprise that 88 per cent of UK respondents believe data volume will increase 10x or more in the next five years, as demonstrated in a recent StorageCraft study into IT decision-makers' attitudes to data growth."Read More
Featured in Datanami: Data Gone Wild – Rampant Growth and Clouds Heighten Risk
"Data may be the new oil, serving as the digital feedstock for innumerable downstream products. But like oil, data also carries risks for those attempting to harness it. Could a Deepwater Horizon-style event be lurking in your digital future?"
"According to a new survey of midsize businesses by from StorageCraft, nearly nine out of 10 IT professionals think that data volumes will grow by 10x over the next five years."Read More
Featured on Disaster and Recovery blog: disaster recovery plans may overlook major outages
"Not all businesses are well-prepared, however. Data protection and management vendor StorageCraft recently commissioned a study that found only 15% of its respondents, all small and mid-size businesses (SMBs), could recover within an hour from a severe data loss event. About 25% said it would take between one day and one week to recover."Read More
Featured in Digitalisation World: Rampant data growth and inadequate infrastructure are causes for concern
"StorageCraft has published the findings of an independent global research study on experiences and attitudes of IT decision-makers (ITDM) around data management. The research, commissioned by StorageCraft, reveals global concern about the business impact and risk from rampant and unrestricted data growth. It also shows that the IT infrastructures of many organisations are struggling, often failing, to deliver business continuity in the event of severe data outages."Read More
Featured in NetzPalaver: Rasantes Datenwachstums bei unzureichender IT-Infrastruktur
„Storagecraft gibt die Ergebnisse einer unabhängigen globalen Forschungsstudie über die Erfahrungen und Einstellungen von IT-Entscheidern zum Thema Datenmanagement bekannt. Die von Storagecraft in Auftrag gegebene Studie zeigt, dass Unternehmen hinsichtlich der Risiken des rasanten und uneingeschränkten Datenwachstums und dessen Auswirkungen auf Unternehmen besorgt sind. Die Studie offenbart außerdem, dass die IT-Infrastrukturen vieler Unternehmen Schwierigkeiten haben, bei schweren Datenausfällen Business-Continuity zu gewährleisten.“Read More
Mentioned in Channele2e: Channel Partner Updates, Research - Data Protection
Channele2e's daily update mentioned StorageCraft's data growth challenges study:
" ... roughly 47 percent of IT decision makers foresee an inability to recovery quickly enough in the event of a data outage, according to StorageCraft research."Read More
Featured in Solutions Review: Study From StorageCraft Reveals Sources of Concern for IT Teams
"Data protection solution provider, StorageCraft, recently announced the results of an independent global research study on attitudes and experiences of IT decision-makers (ITDM) around data management. The study, commissioned by StorageCraft, reveals global concern surrounding the business impact and risk from rampant and unrestricted data growth."Read More
Featured in MicroScope: What to Expect in Q4
MicroScope quoted product marketing senior director Florian Malecki on what Q4 holds for the channel:
"As we enter the fourth quarter of 2019, a lot of organisations will be looking at their 2020 IT budgets and considering their business priorities. Business continuity will be high on the list, because it is a strategic imperative for businesses of all sizes. Data loss is up 400% since 2012, yet 68% of SMEs don’t have a disaster recovery plan."Read More
Featured in BetaNews: IT departments struggle with data growth
"There is global concern about the business impact and risk from rampant and unrestricted data growth according to a new report.
"In addition the study from StorageCraft shows that the IT infrastructures of many organizations are struggling, and often failing, to deliver business continuity in the event of severe data outages."Read More
Featured in ComputerWelt: Anwender sind besorgt wegen des starken Datenwachstums und unzureichender IT-Infrastrukturen
„Die von StorageCraft in Auftrag gegebene Studie zeigt, dass Unternehmen hinsichtlich der Risiken des rasanten und uneingeschränkten Datenwachstums und dessen Auswirkungen auf Unternehmen besorgt sind. Die Studie offenbart außerdem, dass die IT-Infrastrukturen vieler Unternehmen Schwierigkeiten haben, bei schweren Datenausfällen Business Continuity zu gewährleisten.“Read More
Featured in funkschau: Datenwachstum und IT-Infrastrukturen bereiten Anwendern Sorgen
„Eine aktuelle globale und von StorageCraft in Auftrag gegebene Studie über die Erfahrungen und Einstellungen von IT-Entscheidern zum Thema Datenmanagement legt dar, dass Unternehmen die mit dem rasanten und massiven Anstieg des Datenvolumens assoziierten Auswirkungen Sorgen bereiten. Darüber hinaus belegt die Studie, dass einige Unternehmen aufgrund ungünstiger IT-Infrastrukturen nur schwerlich in der Lage sind, bei gravierenden Datenausfällen Business Continuity sicherzustellen.“Read More
Featured in Solutions Review: The 28 Best Data Storage Companies for 2019 and Beyond
Solutions Review editors included StorageCraft in a list they compiled of the 28 best data storage companies to consider if you are looking for a new solution.Read More
Contributed to Journal du Net: Les entreprises rapatrient désormais leurs données depuis le cloud : mais où les stocker ?
Product marketing senior director Florian Malecki bylined this article on data repatriation for Journal du Net.
"Selon un rapport IDC, 80 % des entreprises ont rapatrié les charges de travail l'an dernier et en moyenne, elles s'attendent à faire revenir au cours des deux prochaines années 50 % de leurs applications de cloud public sur des hébergements privés ou sur site. Qu'est-ce qui explique cette tournure surprenante des événements ?"Read More
Featured in MicroScope: Summer the Ideal Time to Talk about Data Protection Plans
MicroScope quoted Florian Malecki, international product marketing senior director, in this article about taking advantage of the summer slowdown to check data protection plans.
"'The quieter weeks over summer are an opportunity for channel partners to engage with customers when everyone has a little more time than usual. As well as investing time in building relationships, the time can be used to review back up and recovery deployments and most importantly, to test them."Read More
Featured in Networking+: Meet OneXafe Solo 300
"StorageCraft, the data protection and storage solution provider, introduces its cloud-based business continuity platform, OneXafe Solo 300.
"A plug-and-play appliance that streams data directly to StorageCraft Cloud Services for business continuity, the solution offers enterprise-level protection and recovery at an SMB price point. OneXafe Solo 300 furthers the OneXafe family and increases the availability of business continuity to all market segments through one technology stack."Read More
Featured in Channel Partner Insight: Top AI services and products tipped to take off
CPI asked StorageCraft and four other firms across different markets for their take on how to monetize the growing trend.
"For Andy Zollo, StorageCraft's VP of sales for EMEA and APAC, the sheer breadth of data that the storage vendor deals with means that automation services will become increasingly necessary. ...
"Zollo pointed to StorageCraft making R&D investments to explore 'self-organising storage', which can apply intelligence to manage information."Read More
Featured in Global Security Magazine: OneXafe Solo 300 la solution plug-and-play de stockage et de protection de données pour les PME
« Storagecraft vient d’annoncer le lancement d’OneXafe Solo 300 une solution plug-and-play de stockage et de protection de données depuis la plateforme cloud de StorageCraft OneSystem. Cette solution est particulièrement adaptée aux PME et TPE ou aux réseaux d’agence qui ont besoin d’un équipement fiable, simple à déployer et peu onéreux. Florian Malecki, Senior International Director of Marketing de StorageCraft Technology présente sa solution. »Read More
Featured in CRN: President Douglas Brockett On Taking StorageCraft Boldly Into The Midmarket
"Douglas Brockett, who joined StorageCraft with its huge acquisition of Exablox, said his company still has huge MSP and SMB plays, but that growing partners are pulling it and its technology into the midrange and beyond.
"Brockett recently sat down with CRN to talk about the evolution of StorageCraft from an SMB data protection developer to converged storage technology powerhouse for MSPs and midrange channel partners, as well as what sets it apart form its rivals."Read More
Featured in CRN: StorageCraft Boosts Partner Incentives In Midmarket Storage Blitz
CRN shared recent StorageCraft partner incentives that are part of a midmarket data protection and management sales blitz:
"The goal is growth for both StorageCraft and its partners, particularly as the company and its channel amp up business in the midrange storage market. Solution providers who sell OneXafe converged appliances to five or more customers who are new to StorageCraft in a quarter are eligible for a 'new logo' rebate ... ."Read More
Featured in TechDecisions: OneXafe Solo 300 Cloud-Based Business Continuity Solution
"StorageCraft, a data protection and accessibility company, announces OneXafe Solo 300, a cloud-based business continuity solution.
"The plug-and-play appliance streams data directly to StorageCraft Cloud Services, providing enterprise-class protection and recovery at an SMB price point with the simplicity the segment requires, according to the company."
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Featured in Digitalisation World: Plug and play business continuity for SMBs
"StorageCraft has introduced OneXafe® Solo™ 300, a radically simple, anytime, anywhere, cloud-based business continuity solution. OneXafe Solo 300 is a plug-and-play appliance which streams data directly to StorageCraft Cloud Services for business continuity. It provides enterprise-class protection and recovery at an SMB price point with the simplicity the segment requires. OneXafe Solo 300 extends the OneXafe family and makes best-in-class business continuity available to all market segments through a single technology stack."Read More
Featured in CRN: StorageCraft brings business continuity to SMBs
"'This is the first time a customer can just simply click through, deploy and have backup and recover very, very simply through a device,' StorageCraft ANZ sales director Leo Lynch told CRN.
"StorageCraft said channel partners can expect 'healthy' margins as the OneXafe Solo 300 doesn’t require any capital expenses and needs 'minimal' technical support. Subscription pricing is around $160 per month for the first protected device, while subsequent machines connected will be priced 'significantly lower'."Read More
Featured in ITUpdate: OneXafe Solo 300
"For simpler environments, OneXafe Solo 300 is a plug-and-play appliance that streams data directly to StorageCraft Cloud Services for business continuity. OneXafe Solo 300 uses StorageCraft OneSystem for cloud-based management from anywhere, anytime through any web browser."Read More
Featured in ITOps Times: StorageCraft’s plug-and-play disaster recovery solution
"StorageCraft has announced a new plug-and-play disaster recovery appliance. The OneXafe Solo 300 streams data straight to StorageCraft Cloud Services to allow for business continuity. It is designed for small businesses as it does not have any upfront costs. In addition, there is no limit on the number of machines it supports and backs up."Read More
Featured in Dataversity: StorageCraft Cracks the Code for Simple Plug-and-Play Business Continuity for SMBs
"According to a new press release, 'StorageCraft®, whose mission is to protect all data and ensure its constant availability, today announced OneXafe® Solo™ 300, a radically simple, anytime, anywhere, cloud-based business continuity solution. OneXafe Solo 300 is a plug-and-play appliance which streams data directly to StorageCraft Cloud Services for business continuity. It provides enterprise-class protection and recovery at an SMB price point with the simplicity the segment requires.Read More
Featured in Channelnomics: StorageCraft Brings Simplicity to SMB Backup
"'Radically simple' is how StorageCraft describes its new OneXafe Solo 300, a plug-and-play appliance built specifically for the SMB market. The backup vendor says the plug-and-play box gives solution providers the ability to deliver easy-to-use and economically friendly data protection and business continuity services to price-sensitive small businesses."Read More
Mentioned in Channele2e: Channel Partner Updates, Data Protection - SMB
"StorageCraft has launched OneXafe Solo 300, a plug-and-play appliance that streams data directly to StorageCraft Cloud Services for business continuity."Read More
Featured in Solutions Review: StorageCraft Announces Release of OneXafe Solo 300
"In a press statement, Vice President of Product Management and Marketing at StorageCraft, Shridar Subramanian said, 'the combination of simple, affordable, and enterprise-class business continuity with a seamless growth path has not been available for SMBs. The OneXafe Solo 300 plug-and-play appliance changes this. We are already seeing the excitement and strong demand from channel partners in the OneXafe Solo beta program.Read More
Featured in TechTarget: StorageCraft MSP offering, OneXafe Solo 300, targets small-biz backup
"For StorageCraft MSP partners, the launch of OneXafe Solo 300 creates a bigger target market. The product, which covers single-tenant and multi-tenant environments, moves StorageCraft's OneXafe appliance line down-market from the midsize enterprises served by the OneXafe 4412, 4417 and 5410 models.
"Shridar Subramanian, vice president of marketing and product management at StorageCraft, said the appliance combines small-business backup and disaster recovery into a 'very simple and easy-to-deploy package for the MSP market space.'Read More
Featured in ChannelBuzz.ca: StorageCraft targets low end of SMB with OneXafe Solo plug-and-play appliance
"Last fall, StorageCraft introduced the OneXafe platform, which incorporated technology acquired with Exablox the year before to provided a converged, clustered offering that targeted the midmarket. Today, they are announcing the OneXafe Solo 300, a scaled-down version of OneXafe that is aimed at the lower end of the SMB market. It also opens up OneXafe to the MSP market, where it has not played up to now. A third offering, available next year, will focus on larger SMBs and round out the family."Read More
Featured in ChannelProNetwork: StorageCraft Unveils Simple Business Continuity Solution for Small Businesses
"StorageCraft has announced its first appliance-based business continuity solution.
"The new OneXafe Solo 300, which is due to enter general availability at the end of October, uses the company’s ShadowXafe BDR software to replicate data on servers, PCs, and virtual machines to StorageCraft’s cloud, where it can virtualize recovery environments within milliseconds of a system failure."Read More
Featured in VMblog: StorageCraft Cracks the Code for Simple Plug-and-Play Business Continuity for SMBs
"StorageCraft, whose mission is to protect all data and ensure its constant availability, today announced OneXafe Solo 300, a radically simple, anytime, anywhere, cloud-based business continuity solution. OneXafe Solo 300 is a plug-and-play appliance which streams data directly to StorageCraft Cloud Services for business continuity. It provides enterprise-class protection and recovery at an SMB price point with the simplicity the segment requires.Read More
Featured in Informatique News: Comment se protéger et récupérer ses données Florian Malecki, StorageCraft
« Alors que les cybercriminels sont de plus en plus malins, les entreprises doivent se préparer à affronter des attaques des plus sophistiquées. Le coût annuel de ces incidents à l’échelle mondiale est estimé à 5 312 milliards d’euros. Impossible alors de nier l’évidence : si ces attaques représentent un véritable fléau pour les entreprises, elles restent une activité très lucrative pour les cybercriminels. »Read More
Featured in Channel Happy Hour: StorageCraft Woos MSPs with Simpler Data Protection
"While there is no shortage of data protection and management platforms for MSPs to standardize on, StorageCraft has been making the case for an integrated approach to can be applied independently of size or type of machine in the form of StorageCraft ShadowXafe platform that can replicate data to an on-premises environment or public cloud."Read More
Featured in Storage Magazine: StorageCraft upgrades ShadowXafe offering
"StorageCraft has announced a powerful upgrade and expansion of its flagship product, StorageCraft ShadowXafe. The solution now provides enhanced features for Managed Service Providers (MSPs), including data monitoring, protection, and recovery for the entire data centre, independent of size and type of machine, from a single console. It eliminates complexity, improves productivity, and reduces pressure on IT skills and training. ShadowXafe outperforms competitive offerings by multiple orders of magnitude and delivers immediate business impact."Read More
Reviewed on ITPro: OneXafe 4417
ITPro gave the OneXafe 4417 a five-star review.
"During testing, we were impressed with how simple StorageCraft's OneXafe and OneSystem solutions are to deploy and use. Along with high levels of redundancy, its ring architecture allows capacity to be scaled with consummate ease, the Converged option delivers a unified backup and recovery environment and it's priced right for mid-sized businesses."
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Featured in Global Security Magazine: ShadowXafe pour une restauration des données fiable
« Nous annonçons aujourd’hui une nouvelle version de ShadowXafe, qui permet aux utilisateurs de bénéficier d’une harmonisation de la protection de leurs données. ShadowXafe protège l’ensemble des données des entreprises de toute taille et des MSP, quelle que soit leur source et sans compromettre la fiabilité, la vitesse et la simplicité : sur site ou dans le cloud, directement depuis des applications telles que Vmware ou Hyper-V, depuis des ordinateurs fixes ou des serveurs.Read More
Featured in LeMagIT: StorageCraft sait désormais sauvegarder les clusters Hyper-V des PME
« La nouvelle version 2.0 du logiciel de sauvegarde ShadowXafe de StorageCraft est désormais compatible avec les machines virtuelles exécutées par Hyper-V. Lancé en août 2018 à la suite de ShadowProtect qui ne savait protéger que les serveurs physiques, ShadowXafe n’était jusqu’ici adapté qu’à VMware. »Read More
Featured in TechTarget: ShadowXafe 2 supports Hyper-V, network tunneling
"StorageCraft is trying to take ShadowXafe upmarket, adding Microsoft Hyper-V support and features designed to make the backup software easier to scale across servers and virtual machines.
"StorageCraft sells ShadowXafe as a stand-alone backup software application or as part of its OneXafe integrated appliance.Read More
Featured in Comm & Tech Blog: StorageCraft ShadowXafe Becomes MSP Friendly
"StorageCraft MSP and SMEs can now enjoy using a single platform for data protection, business continuity, speed and scale to increase services levels, productivity and profitability.
"ShadowXafe enhancements include more flexible invoicing and billing, network tunneling and support for Hyper-V applications."Read More
Featured in Channel Futures: StorageCraft Enhances ShadowXafe Data Protection Suite for MSPs
"StorageCraft, the data protection and recovery vendor, has bolstered its ShadowXafe data protection suite with new support for Microsoft Hyper-V, deeper controls and flexible billing for MSPs. It also comes with all-new network tunneling capabilities for improved scaling within customer deployments.
"The improvements largely are designed to make it easier for MSPs to provide services to customers using ShadowXafe, Jeannine Edwards, senior director of channel marketing for StorageCraft, told Channel Futures."Read More
Featured in CRN: StorageCraft Expands ShadowXafe With Eye On MSP Market
"The changes, the first to StorageCraft ShadowXafe since it was introduced in August, bring the technology to MSPs serving both SMB and midrange clients, said Shridar Subramanian, vice president of product management and marketing at the Draper, Utah-based company.
"ShadowXafe was previously known as ShadowProtect, but was renamed when StorageCraft made a major revision to the software to make it more applicable to virtualized and cloud environments."Read More
Featured in ChannelBuzz.ca: StorageCraft enhances ShadowXafe features for MSP market in new release
"'Six months back, we introduced ShadowXafe, along with our converged OneXafe offering, but it was more targeted to partners servicing the mid-size enterprise,' said Shridar Subramanian, Vice President, Product Management and Marketing at StorageCraft. 'We are now introducing the next version of ShadowXafe. With this one, we bring the goodness of ShadowXafe to the MSP. This version is mainly targeted at them, although it will also appeal to some partners focused on the midsize enterprise segment.'"Read More
Featured in ChannelProNetwork: StorageCraft Adds Hyper-V Support and Subscription Licensing to ShadowXafe
"StorageCraft has shipped an updated edition of its ShadowXafe BDR solution with new support for virtual machines running on Microsoft Hyper-V and a new subscription-priced licensing option
"Introduced last August, ShadowXafe is the next-generation successor to the Draper, Utah-based vendor’s ShadowProtect product.Read More
Featured in TechTarget: StorageCraft president talks of modernizing DR
"Douglas Brockett, president of object storage and backup vendor StorageCraft, said the same software that's used to ensure a business can continue to operate if its data center is taken out by a flood can also be used to migrate scores of data to the cloud for large computing jobs. Once the need for the extra compute power is over, it can then be migrated back on premises again.Read More
Featured in ARN: StorageCraft invests in A/NZ business as it hunts for infrastructure partners
"Storage and data protection vendor StorageCraft has been investing in its Australian and New Zealand business by hiring more marketing, pre-sales, territory account manager and sales and support staff.
"The investment follows the vendor's recent launch of a new product suite targeting mid-market and lower end of enterprise.
"As a result, the vendor is now looking for people with a different skill-set than before, StorageCraft director of sales A/NZ Leo Lynch told ARN."Read More
Contributed to Dynamic Business: IT vendors are missing out middle sized companies
"Midmarket companies typically have two options. They can go out and try to cobble together a solution of different pieces from various vendors. But this often turns into a nightmare because they don’t have the people, resources or expertise to integrate different modules from different solutions and make them all work together seamlessly.Read More
Reviewed on Simply.Reviews: OneXafe 4417
"Mid-sized businesses faced with a combination of rapid data growth, increasing backup demands and shrinking IT budgets could find StorageCraft has the answer. Its OneXafe appliances are designed to offer a converged scale-out storage and data protection platform for physical and virtual environments at a more affordable price than costly enterprise solutions.Read More
Featured in Solutions Review: Sitting Down with Douglas Brockett of StorageCraft
Solutions Review spoke on camera to Douglas Brockett, StorageCraft's president, about the challenges and opportunities with regards to data protection and why data protection is so important.
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Contributed to Global Security Magazine: 4 éléments à considérer pour s’assurer que votre transformation numérique ne tourne pas au désastre
« Une récente étude menée par Oxford Economics a révélé que plus de la moitié des entreprises de taille moyenne considèrent la transformation numérique comme une véritable priorité. Et ce, parce qu’elles sont convaincues que la digitalisation de l’entreprise peut améliorer ses performances dans de nombreux domaines, y compris pour optimiser les activités commerciales et consolider les résultats financiers. »Read More
Contributed to Healthcare IT News: How healthcare providers can protect themselves against loss of patient data
"In healthcare, fast access to critical patient data can mean the difference between life and death. If doctors can’t get the patient’s information they need when they need it, the quality of care can be severely compromised with potentially unpredictable consequences.
"This means that the storage and protection of data is of vital importance in healthcare.
"Downtime must be avoided at all costs – even in the event of a catastrophic failure, whether that’s a natural disaster or cyberattack."Read More
Contributed to Storage Insider: Was kosten Datenschutzverletzungen wirklich?
„Dabei sind Cyberattacken und Datenverstöße nichts Neues. Bereits 2014 untersuchte das Ponemon Institute in einer globalen Studie, wie Unternehmen mit dem Diebstahl geschützter Daten umgehen und welche Kosten ihnen dadurch entstehen. Fazit: Der Mensch ist der größte Risikofaktor, und die unmittelbaren wie auch indirekten Kosten lassen sich nur schwer beziffern.“Read More
Contributed to eGovernment Computing: Fünf strategische Schritte für ein effizientes Datenmanagement
„Im Gesundheitswesen entscheidet der schnelle Zugriff auf kritische Patientendaten über Leben und Tod. Wenn Ärzte nicht in der Lage sind, bei Bedarf die nötigen Informationen über den Patienten zu erhalten, kann die Qualität der Versorgung stark beeinträchtigt werden und unvorhersehbare Folgen haben. Ein Gastbeitrag von Florian Malecki von StorageCraft.Read More
Contributed to IT Brief: How to ensure your digital transformation doesn’t become a digital disaster
"Digital transformation is quickly becoming a matter of survival, not just for the largest enterprises, but for midsize companies as well.
"A recent study by Oxford Economics found that more than half of midsize companies see the digital transformation as a core business goal. Why? Because they believe digitisation can improve business performance for a wide range of functions, including more efficient business operations and stronger financial performance."Read More
Contributed to JDN: 5 étapes pour limiter la perte, les temps d'interruption du système et l'explosion des coûts de gestion
« Le stockage et la protection des données sont donc fondamentaux dans ce secteur. Les temps d'interruption des systèmes doivent être à tout prix évités, même en cas de crise majeure comme lors d’une catastrophe naturelle, d’une panne matérielle ou d’une cyberattaque.Read More
Featured in PC Magazine: How to Choose Backup Services and Software You'll Actually Use
"There's a joke about there being two kinds of people: Those who back up their data and those who haven't lost everything yet. It's painfully true. Losing your files can be heartbreaking, career-ruining, and expensive if you need to hire an expert to help you recover them. Backing up your data is a preventative measure that avoids all those problems. Backing up sounds like a tedious chore, but it doesn't have to be. There's a backup solution for every kind of person—the lazy, the diligent, and everyone in between."Read More
Contributed to GovTech Review: Prevention Is Better Than Cure
"As cybercriminals are becoming ever smarter, the coming months promise to bring some of the most advanced attacks the world has seen. Since global cybercrime is estimated to cost around $8.4 trillion per year (according to McAfee), clearly digital crime is just as lucrative for criminals as it is damaging to businesses."Read More
Featured in Dataversity: Next Generation Data Storage at Petabyte Scales
"'Seven years ago, the petabyte was pretty much the exclusive realm of very, very, very, large enterprises, like Citibank or Boeing,' said Shridar Subramanian, VP Product and Marketing at StorageCraft, but petabyte-sized data sets are now becoming more common with smaller companies. Over time, more companies in the mid-sized enterprise space, and more importantly, companies in the small and mid-sized business segment, are getting inundated with these petabyte-sized data sets.Read More
Featured in Silicon: Backup as a Service : les 6 défis à relever
« Le Backup as a Service entend répondre à l’explosion du volume de données. Mais toutes les entreprises ne l’adopteront pas de la même façon. Cloud public ou privé ? Sauvegardes figées ou pont entre données centrales et archivées ? Tour d’horizon des problématiques d’un projet BaaS. »Read More
Contributed to Education Technology: Data Storage, the Education Industry's Biggest Test Yet?
Florian Malecki, international product marketing senior director, writes about data storage challenges educational institutions face.Read More
Reviewed in Storage Magazine: OneXafe 4417
"StorageCraft's OneXafe appliances target mid-sized businesses that want to get their data backup and storage houses in order. They go way beyond the capabilities of typical legacy backup appliances by offering a converged scale-out storage and data protection platform for both physical and virtual environments.Read More
Featured in Building Better Healthcare: StorageCraft Protects Healthcare Organisations
This article featured StorageCraft for Healthcare and quoted a StorageCraft partner on the solution.
Jamie Hissitt, technology consultant at Air-IT, said:
“Our healthcare customers cannot tolerate compromise between modernising the patient experience and delivering the best-possible care.
“As such, their data management solutions have to cost-effectively enable digital workflows that simplify, accelerate and improve the care continuum; all within a completely-protected environment that doesn't get in the way of patient care.Read More
Featured in Storage Consortium: StorageCraft Delivers Healthcare Data Protection Solution
StorageCraft's data protection solution for healthcare organizations is featured in this German-language publication.
„Damit sich Organisationen im Gesundheitswesen gegen die drei wesentlichen Bedrohungen – steigende Datenhaltungskosten, Systemausfallzeiten und Verlust der Datenintegrität – schützen können, stellt StorageCraft nach eigenen Angaben jetzt mit StorageCraft for Healthcare eine konvergente Scale-Out-Primär- und Sekundärdatenplattform mit integriertem Datenschutz zur Verfügung.“Read More
Featured in Healthcare IT News: Medical Records Get Hacked
StorageCraft Asia-Pacific Head of Sales Marina Brook was quoted in this article about a ransomware attack on a hospital in Melbourne:
"The ransomware attack on the Melbourne Heart Group reinforces the importance of ensuring that data is stored securely and, equally important, is able to be restored within the shortest time possible, to prevent compromising quality of care for patients," she said.Read More
Featured in Channel Futures: StorageCraft Announces New Healthcare-Focused Solution
Channel Futures discusses StorageCraft's data solution for healthcare organizations.
"It’s no secret that health care organizations are drowning in the endless and ever-increasing tide of data these days, and fighting against the rising threats of data costs, system downtimes and loss of data integrity. This is due in part to the use of standardized electronic health records and medical imaging. ...Read More
Featured in ChannelProNetwork: StorageCraft Introduces Healthcare Data Solution
ChannelProNetwork featured StorageCraft's new healthcare data solution.Read More
Featured in Channele2e: Channel Partner Updates for February 2019
StorageCraft's data protection solution for healthcare received mention in Channele2e's daily updates.
"StorageCraft has introduced StorageCraft for Healthcare, a converged scale-out primary and secondary data platform with integrated data protection. A complete OneXafe converged scale-out data protection solution, optimized for mid-sized healthcare organizations, begins at $63,248 for 120TB."Read More
Featured in Small Business Trends: What is a Business Continuity Plan?
In Small Business Trends' article explaining what a business continuity plan is, StorageCraft is mentioned as a software provider.
"There are numerous tools and software applications businesses can use to assist crafting and maintaining a business continuity plan. Tools range from consultants to single task tools to full software programs. ...Read More
Featured in TechRadar Pro: Best Cloud Storage of 2019
In this article featuring the best cloud providers for consumers or businesses, international product marketing senior director Florian Malecki gives his thoughts on how to choose a cloud storage service:
"Organisations are often unclear about the best way to keep their files and systems safe, but there are plenty of preventative measures that can be taken to avoid the costly risk of downtime. Arguably the most important factor is backing up and recovering data quickly and efficiently. That is where cloud storage comes in."Read More
Featured in Storage Insider: Why SMEs are Struggling with IT Outages
International product marketing senior director Florian Malecki comments on IT infrastructure solutions for SMEs in this German publication.
„Laut der Aberdeen Group betragen die Kosten für Ausfallzeiten heute durchschnittlich 260.000 US-Dollar pro Stunde – Ausgaben, die für ein mittelständisches Unternehmen untragbar sind. Aber es gibt dennoch Lösungsansätze. Hier sind drei Möglichkeiten, die mittelständischen Unternehmen helfen, dieses Problem zu lösen.“Read More
Featured in Technology Reseller: Storage as a Service
International product marketing senior director Florian Malecki explains how storage as a service can give managed service providers a competitive edge:
"SMEs have reached a point where it becomes extremely challenging and expensive for them to deal with information overload. They need assistance and they need the right solution, which is where MSPs can help by providing a robust, scalable STaaS offering."
Featured in MicroScope: MSPs Can Tap into Booming Demand
StorageCraft's senior director of product marketing Florian Malecki speaks to MicroScope about managed service providers' opportunity to provide storage to small and medium-sized enterprises.Read More
Featured in Datanami: Big Data Prognostications for 2019
"Datanami has opened the floor to industry prognosticators from across the big data, analytics, and IT industries. Let’s hear what they have to say. ...
"Big data means big storage requirements, even for small companies in 2019, according to Douglas Brockett, president of StorageCraft. ... Mid-sized organizations in particular will find their IT architectures simply can’t scale with their data growth."Read More
Featured in Forbes: Digital Storage Projections for 2019, Part 3
"There are significant trends driving the generation of new data to power big data, various types of artificial intelligence (AI), sensor networks and Internet of Things (IoT) applications, smart cities and connected vehicles, higher resolution content (now up to 4K with 8K resolution around the corner) and higher frame rate media and entertainment as well as virtual reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) applications. A recent projection by IDC, sponsored by Seagate Technology projected annual generation of 175 Zettabytes of data by 2023."Read More
Featured in Small Business Software Review: Top 7 Data Protection Software Solutions
"One of the most important pieces of software security server software available for data protection. The purpose of data protection software is just that: to protect data. Note that this is different from software for backing up data. Although both types of software to protect your data have different purposes."Read More
Featured in ChannelProNetwork: The Year Ahead in Managed Services
ChannelProNetwork featured Douglas Brockett, president of StorageCraft, in its roundup of vendor predictions for 2019.
"Petabyte-sized storage is about to become everyone’s problem, according to Douglas Brockett, president of StorageCraft Technology Corp.
"'What used to be an anomaly, will start to become the norm for SMBs and mid-size organizations,' he predicts in an emailed analysis. 'Mid-sized organizations in particular will find their IT architectures simply can’t scale with their data growth.'"Read More
Featured in BetaNews: Faster innovation, increased competition and repatriation
"Douglas Brockett, president of StorageCraft sees the repatriation trend too, but believes this will lead to more businesses adopting a hybrid approach. "IDC estimates 40 percent of organizations have moved some workloads and data back from the cloud to on-prem because of cost, performance and continuity concerns. Rather than press pause on the cloudification of data infrastructures, organizations will instead recognize the benefit of a bifurcated or hybrid cloud strategy."Read More
Featured in Storage Newsletter: 2019 IT Trends
This article features StorageCraft president Douglas Brockett's predictions for 2019.
"Petabyte-size data management used to be a challenge only large enterprises would face. With data growing ten-fold—according to IDC—the petabyte era will start barreling down on mid-sized organizations too. What used to be an anomaly, will start to become the norm for SMBs and mid-size organizations."
Featured in Solutions Review: Data Storage Predictions for 2019
Solutions Review spoke with Douglas Brockett, President of StorageCraft, about his data storage predictions for 2019.
"Silos will buckle due to volumes of data so large that they cannot be supported. However, without the collapse of silos, IT infrastructures themselves will fail because of aggressive data growth. As a result of this change, the popularity of converged storage and infrastructure will likely increase."Read More
Featured in Intelligent Tech Channels: Storing and Managing Data Intelligently
Intelligent Tech Channels spoke with Matt Medeiros, CEO and Chairman of StorageCraft, about the challenges around data storage and how the company works with channel partners for mutual success.
"Globally, the single biggest challenge I hear from our customers and partners around the world is when they look at data growth and compare that to their storage or IT budget, the two don’t come close."Read More
Featured in Intelligent CIO Europe: Storing and Managing Data Intelligently
Intelligent CIO spoke to CEO Matt Medeiros about GDPR, data management and storage, and StorageCraft's solutions.
Globally, the single biggest challenge I hear from our customers and partners ... is when they look at data growth and compare that to their storage or IT budget, the two don't come close. ... This is exactly where StorageCraft can have a strong level of differentiation.
Featured in Storage Magazine: Keeping an eye on surveillance data growth
"As CCTV and body-worn video systems proliferate, Florian Malecki of StorageCraft explains why law enforcement must invest strategically in storage solutions to make the most of video surveillance footage.Read More
Featured in CRN: 21 New Ways to Connect Storage to AWS
"OneXafe from Draper, Utah-based StorageCraft is a converged scale-out object-based storage and data protection platform that handles both primary and secondary storage, protects both physical and virtual environments, and provides the ability to replicate to StorageCraft Cloud Services, as well as provide cloud-based Disaster Recovery as a Service.The object-based file system delivers universal data access by providing NFS and SMB access to users and applications for primary and secondary storage."Read More
Featured in The Geek Page: 14 Best Windows 10 Backup Software
"Losing data can be disastrous, especially if its related to your business. The only thing that can protect you from such misfortunes, is backing up important data using a reliable backup software. Yes, backing up your system data is a not so enjoyable process since it’s time consuming, but it can prove to be really worthwhile in the long run. Moreover, you are also protected from the nasty cyber threats like ransomware. So, one fine day, if you wake up to a cyber-crime, but if your data is backed up, you know it’s still safe.Read More
Featured in ChannelBuzz.ca: StorageCraft sees complex ConnectWise relationship as critical to both MSP and overall strategy
"Unlike at the ConnectWise spring event, StorageCraft announced no new integrations at the fall event last week. The ConnectWise relationship remains critical to StorageCraft however, as they evolve their business models and practices to keep up with changes in the market.
"StorageCraft was present at the ConnectWise IT Nation Connect event here, building on their 10-year relationship with the RMM provider. It’s a complex relationship."Read More
Featured in Storage Magazine: Keeping an eye on surveillance data growth
"Video surveillance systems have proven time and time again to be powerful tools for fighting crime and protecting civilians. Footage from these types of cameras can provide indispensable evidence to identify, catch and convict criminals. Law enforcement agencies, local authorities and the private sector have recognised this and are increasingly capitalising on technologies such as closed-circuit TV (CCTV) and body-worn cameras (BWCs) to better protect both themselves and their property."Read More
Featured in STORAGE: StorageCraft OneXafe / ShadowXafe
« StorageCraft est un acteur de longue date de la sauvegarde avec son logiciel shadowProtect. Récemment l’éditeur a dévoilé une nouvelle génération d’outils de sauvegarde et a surtout levé le voile sur une famille d’appliance de stockage secondaire incluant des fonctions embarquées de backup.Read More
Featured in ARN: ConnectWise pivots partners towards security services
"ConnectWise has outlined a path for channel growth through managed services, advising partners to pivot towards lucrative security offerings.
"The shift in focus comes as cyber attacks continue to increase across the world, following a string of high-profile breaches impacting brands such as British Airways, Equifax, Under Armour and Cathay Pacific.
"With the direction of travel clear, the channel is moving into selling security via a subscription basis to counter rising challenges around liability, legal and regulatory concerns."Read More
Contributed to Channel Futures: MSPs Can Benefit from Booming Demand for Storage as a Service
"The fast-growing managed services market is predicted to expand from $138 billion in 2016 to $256 billion by 2022. That’s the upside. The downside, if you’re a managed services provider, is that this growth is creating competition as new players try to gain a foothold.
"To distinguish yourself as an MSP, you must be creative in the services and value you deliver. One way to do this is by offering cloud-based storage-as-a-service (STaaS), which solves a variety of challenges for customers, particularly for small and medium-sized businesses."Read More
Mentioned in Channele2e: Veeam Co-CEO Peter McKay Exits Amid Executive Reorganization
"StorageCraft earlier this year launched end-to-end data protection services that specifically target Veeam. And Carbonite earlier this month announced virtual machine data protection capabilities ... ."Read More
Featured in Computer Weekly: As data volumes grow, backup needs analytics, says StorageCraft CEO
"That’s the view of appliance maker StorageCraft’s CEO Matt Medeiros, who spoke to ComputerWeekly.com this week.
"Medeiros’s view is that the rate at which data is growing means data is increasingly likely to become less manageable.
"Specifically when it comes to backup, the danger is that organisations have so much data that they may not know, or may not have prioritised, which of their datasets to recover in what order.Read More
Featured in Technology Reseller: StorageCraft Enhances Cloud Services for MSPs
"StorageCraft has added new features to its Disaster as a Service (DraaS) cloud services, giving MSPs additional revenue opportunities and improved margins.They include cloud pooling, for load-balancing total data capacity to avoid the costs of unplanned overages."Read More
Featured in CRN: StorageCraft customer Nathan Andrew, SJ Andrew & Sons
"A director at an industrial supplies company based in Cornwall reveals his dos and don'ts when it comes to how IT suppliers deal with his firm.
"SJ Andrew & Sons is a steel stockholding and industrial supplies specialist based in Cornwall. The company was founded in 1914 and has since remained in the family, growing over the years with numerous investment and expansion milestones. Today it employs 33 staff with an average service of 17 years each."Read More
Featured in E.D.i: Nouveau programme pour produits inédits chez StorageCraft
« L’actualité est double chez StorageCraft. Le spécialiste du stockage, de la protection et de la restauration des données concrétise en effet le rachat d’Exablox intervenu début 2017 avec la sortie de OneXafe, une appliance qui cible les ETI. »Read More
Featured in Digitalisation World: StorageCraft launches Partner Success Program
"In August, StorageCraft introduced OneXafe, a converged data management and data protection platform, and ShadowXafe, a next generation data protection solution. These solutions, in combination with the company's ShadowProtect and Cloud Services DRaaS, give channel partners access to StorageCraft solutions that span the entire business continuity category.
"The StorageCraft Partner Success Program is comprised of three tiers: Certified Partner, Premier Partner and Elite Partner."Read More
Featured in ChannelLife: The details of StorageCraft’s overhauled partner programme
"StorageCraft has launched its StorageCraft Global Partner Success Program.
"In August, StorageCraft introduced OneXafe, a converged data management and data protection platform, and ShadowXafe, a data protection solution.
"These solutions, in combination with the company’s ShadowProtect and Cloud Services DRaaS, give channel partners access to StorageCraft solutions that span the business continuity category.
"The StorageCraft Partner Success Program is comprised of three tiers: Certified Partner, Premier Partner and Elite Partner."Read More
Featured in ARN: StorageCraft rolls out rebates and discounts in revamped partner program
"StorageCraft is attempting to entice channel partners by offering rebates on sales as part of a new partner program.
"Under the banner of Partner Success Program, the initiative is designed to provide partners with rebates for the first time, in addition to larger up-front and tier-based discounts and commissions.
"As part of the revamp, the vendor has rebranded its previous top-three-tier system from platinum, gold and silver to elite, premier and certified partners."Read More
Featured in Channel Partners: StorageCraft Debuts New Partner Program with More Flexibility
"StorageCraft, the data backup and disaster-recovery provider, has unveiled a refreshed partner program it says will boosts profit paths for all its partners regardless of their business models.
"The StorageCraft Global Partner Success Program aims to make it easy and profitable for channel partners to build and expand their presence in business continuity using the company’s suite of products."Read More
Featured in ChannelProNetwork: StorageCraft Launches All-New Partner Program
"StorageCraft Technology Corp. has introduced an all-new partner program aimed at providing a consistent, consolidated set of requirements and benefits to resellers of its expanding product lineup.
"Quietly launched in August, the Global Partner Success Program is designed to accommodate the changed needs of a channel now offering everything from StorageCraft’s ShadowProtect BDR solution and OneBlox scale-out storage appliances to its new ShadowXafe data protection offering and OneXafe converged storage/protection platform."Read More
Mentioned in Channele2e: Channel Partner Updates, Partner Program
"StorageCraft has unveiled the Global Partner Success Program. The program supports StorageCraft’s complete data management and data protection portfolio — including OneXafe, ShadowXafe, ShadowProtect and Cloud Services DRaaS. The partner program addresses all types of channel partners, rather than force-fitting partners into one specific business model."Read More
Featured in ChannelBuzz.ca: StorageCraft removes divisions between partner business models in new channel program
"StorageCraft has revamped their channel program, with the launch of their new StorageCraft Global Partner Success Program. The design philosophy is intended to provide partners with flexible compensation regardless of the business model that leads to specific sales. It also brings all the portfolio under one roof, including the new OneXafe and ShadowXafe offerings, and the Exablox line acquired ... in early 2017."Read More
Featured in Ather Beg's: StorageCraft and The Sub-Second Recovery
"StorageCraft was founded in 2003 with a mission to provide reliable and affordable recovery for any business. They participated in Tech Field Day Extra this time to introduce the recently released OneXafe (pronounced “OneSafe”), which is a hyper-converged scale-out device and ShadowXafe (pronounced “ShadowSafe”), that provides SLA-based data recovery. Working together, the solution aims to provide a fast and affordable recovery solution to SMB and Mid-Market organisations."Read More
Featured in CRN: Sydney StorageCraft partners catch up
"Data management and storage vendor StorageCraft caught up with local partners earlier this month at Star Casino Sydney's Cherry bar for a light business update, followed by drinks and networking."Read More
Featured in Data&StorageAsean: Why Data Protection Needs to be Unified, Simple and Flexible
"Since it was founded in 2003, StorageCraft has gained a strong reputation for being a data protection and recovery leader in the SMB market. With the unpredictable and exponential data growth that we’re seeing, requirements for data protection have changed tremendously. We’re seeing more vendors in this space moving towards strengthening the data management side of things on top of keeping customers’ data safe in order to deal with the data sprawl."Read More
Mentioned in ChannelProNetwork: Build Your Own Backup Solution
"There is no doubt you are going to need to lay out some money or sign with a leasing company to stand up your data center and equip your clients with a local NAS and potentially a local BDR. To price this, we set the payoff on the client hardware to be about 18 months, so everything on the back end of the deal is pure margin. All deals are 36 months, but we make it easy to upgrade, because we want clients to have what they need if/when a disaster occurs and they have to boot."Read More
Featured in ARN: StorageCraft takes on mid-market incumbents with data channel play
"StorageCraft has unveiled a new selection of data management platform offerings, targeting mid-market customers through the channel.
"Spanning the Asia Pacific market - including Australia, New Zealand and ASEAN regions - the solutions are designed to remove customer challenges around data management, protection and recovery."Read More
Featured in Technology Reseller: StorageCraft supports educational sector with scale-out storage
"Available as an HDD-based or all-ﬂash solution, StorageCraft for Education offers an affordable way to expand storage and improve data backup and recovery service levels thanks to built-in scale-out capabilities that enable users to accommodate future data storage requirements, while avoiding the pitfalls of upfront over-provisioning and the need for costly and complex forklift upgrades."Read More
Featured in Storage Insider: Storagecraft Shadowxafe sichert Geschäftskontinuität
„Storagecraft bietet mit Shadowxafe eine Lösung für Unternehmen, die Produktivitäts- und Umsatzeinbußen durch Systemausfallzeiten vermeiden wollen. Mit ihrem Einsatz sollen sich gespeicherten Daten schützen lassen und für deren ständige Verfügbarkeit gesorgt werden. Als Zielgruppe nennt der Hersteller kleine und mittelständische Unternehmen, da sich das System einfach bereitstellen und verwalten lässt.“Read More
Featured in Forbes: Digital Storage at the 2018 VMworld Conference
"Going to the 2018 VMworld Conference was a lot like going to a digital storage conference. Over 40% of the companies in the exhibit area seemed to be digital storage companies or showing digital storage solutions. Let’s take a look at some, but certainly not all, of the digital storage on display at the 2018 VMworld Conference."Read More
Featured in Dataversity: StorageCraft Introduces OneXafe
"A recent press release states, “StorageCraft®, whose mission is to protect all data and ensure its constant availability, today announced OneXafe, a ground-breaking converged data platform that eliminates storage and data protection silos, blurs the lines between primary and secondary storage and scales out seamlessly to help manage explosive data growth."Read More
Featured in ChannelProNetwork: ChannelPro 5 Minute Roundup
"Where there's smoke, there's Erick and Rich discussing StorageCraft's latest products, the rewards of mentoring, and a solution that brings sleepy office workers coffee via drones."Read More
Featured in ChannelProNetwork: StorageCraft Ships Next-Generation Data Protection and Storage Platforms
"The first, called ShadowXafe, is a next-generation successor to StorageCraft’s familiar ShadowProtect BDR solution. Available immediately, it protects both physical and virtual machines and integrates optionally with StorageCraft’s disaster recovery-as-a-service solution. The system is designed to offer rapid recovery times as well, according to Shridar Subramanian, Draper, Utah-based StorageCraft’s vice president of marketing and product management."Read More
Featured in The Register: StorageCraft spun up a Cohesity-Rubrik type of box
"StorageCraft has flung a converged scale-out box at small and medium businesses – in the hope that there's room in the market for Cohesity and Rubrik-style enterprise storage and data protection for those with a modest budget.
"The firm has pitched its OneXafe box as a converged scale-out storage and data protection system for SMBs' physical and virtual servers. In January 2017, it bought small-biz object storage startup Exablox, which built deduplicated scale-out filer arrays using object storage internally."Read More
Featured in Digitalisation World: StorageCraft launches ShadowXafe
"System downtime can cost businesses a tremendous amount of money in lost productivity and revenue. According to the Aberdeen Group, the average cost of downtime for businesses has grown to $260,000 an hour. As a result, organisations are desperately seeking ways to achieve improved reliability and availability in their data backup and management.Read More
Featured in CRN: StorageCraft's New Storage Products Create $15 Billion Partner Opportunity
"'We've really expanded the market opportunity for our partners,'" said Marvin Blough, vice president of worldwide sales for StorageCraft, in an interview with CRN at XChange 2018. 'The backup and recovery business is maybe a $1 billion business. When you start adding in storage, and adding in cloud, and adding in other opportunities, you've now taken that available market to more like a $15 billion available market. So we think it allows our partners to address a much bigger market and allows them to grow with their customers.'"Read More
Featured in CRN: One Size Does Not Fit All For A Solution Provider’s Business Model
"StorageCraft featured what it described as its next-generation data protection and fail-safe recovery products during a breakout session Tuesday at XChange 2018, hosted by CRN parent The Channel Company.
"The Draper, Utah-based company unveiled two products Monday -- OneXafe and ShadowXafe -- and spoke to an audience of solution providers the following day about how they can take the technology to their customers."Read More
Featured in LANline: OneXafe und ShadowXafe sollen Management-Aufwand und Komplexität verringern
„Mit den zwei neuen Speicher- und Datensicherungslösungen OneXafe und ShadowXafe will StorageCraft vor allem mittelständischen Unternehmen die Datenverwaltung, -sicherung und -wiederherstellung erleichtern. Die beiden Scale-out-Lösungen für physische und virtuelle Umgebungen sollen den Management-Aufwand, die Komplexität, Kosten und das Risiko alternder Backup-Infrastrukturen verringern.“Read More
Featured in Continuity Central: StorageCraft launches ShadowXafe 'next generation data protection solution for total business continuity' for smaller businesses
"StorageCraft’s new ShadowXafe is an advanced next-generation data-protection solution that offers ‘total business continuity’ according to the company.
"Designed specifically for small and medium sized businesses, ShadowXafe is simple to deploy, easy to manage and reliable even under the most demanding circumstances. It ensures SLA-driven data protection and delivers powerful recovery for physical and virtual machines."Read More
Featured in Channel Post: StorageCraft announces new data-protection solution
"StorageCraft announced the availability of its new advanced next-generation data-protection solution, ShadowXafe that is designed specifically for small and medium businesses (SMBs). The new solution is simple to deploy, easy to manage and reliable even under the most demanding circumstances. It ensures SLA-driven data protection and delivers powerful recovery for physical and virtual machines (VMs).Read More
Featured in Digitalisation World: StorageCraft launches OneXafe
"StorageCraft has introduced OneXafe™, a ground-breaking converged data platform that eliminates storage and data protection silos, blurs the lines between primary and secondary storage and scales out seamlessly to help manage explosive data growth. OneXafe delivers much-needed relief to the vast number of mid-sized and fast-growth organisations struggling with data management, data protection and the risk of downtime."Read More
Featured in Computer Weekly: StorageCraft launches OneXafe scale-out backup appliances
"StorageCraft has launched a series of converged primary, secondary and backup appliances for physical servers and VMware environments. The OneXafe series is built on scale-out NAS storage with the company’s ShadowXafe backup software on board.
"OneXafe is an upgrade of StorageCraft’s existing OneBlox product. It will come as the spinning disk-equipped 4412 and 4417 and the all-flash 5410.
"OneXafe boxes offer scale-out file access storage (onto an underlying object store) with a single parallel file system across all instances."Read More
Featured in Solutions Review: StorageCraft’s Hugo Parra on Today’s Data Storage and Growth
"Hugo Parra is the senior director of product management at StorageCraft. The company provides users with scale-out storage, data protection, and cloud-based protection. As the role of data becomes more dynamic, it becomes harder for businesses to manage. StorageCraft has announced a new solution, OneXafe, to improve the user data storage and protection experience. Parra expanded on the product release, as well as the role of data storage and growth today during our talk."Read More
Featured in Solutions Review: StorageCraft Releases New Converged Data Platform, OneXafe
"Data protection and scale-out storage provider, StorageCraft has announced the release of OneXafe, a converged data platform, which gets rid of storage and data protection silos. In addition to this, the platform scales out in order to simplify managing overwhelming data growth. OneXafe is meant to assist organizations with data protection, data management, and avoiding downtime.Read More
Featured in ChannelBuzz.ca: StorageCraft targets midmarket with converged OneXafe platform for both primary and secondary storage
"StorageCraft is entering a market segment where other companies already play, although StorageCraft does have some interesting points of technology differentiation. The big difference though is that other vendors in this space are focused on the enterprise, while StorageCraft OneXafe is aimed at – and priced for – the midmarket."Read More
Featured in Storage Review: StorageCraft Targets Mid-Market with Converged Data Platform
"StorageCraft today announced converged scale-out storage and data protection platform OneXafe. OneXafe is a brand new trademark issued just 5 days ago on August 15th and replaces the s in safe with an x. Why? Storagecraft didn't say, but its a naming scheme they seem to be fond of because they announced a new data protection solution called ShadowXafe too. This is beginning to seem like the month for converged platforms; just last week we covered Quantum's converged tape appliance."Read More
Mentioned in Channele2e: Channel Partner Updates, Business Continuity Midmarket SMB
"StorageCraft today unveiled OneXafe, a converged data platform that blurs the lines between primary and secondary storage and scales out to help manage data growth, the company says."Read More
Featured in Channel Partners: StorageCraft’s OneXafe Fills Midmarket Data Protection Gap
"StorageCraft, a data backup and disaster recovery provider, today introduced OneXafe, a converged scale-out storage and data protection platform for physical and virtual environments.
"The new offer has been in the works for about a year. 'Now we’re delivering the industry’s first converged primary and secondary storage solution,' Sean Derrington, senior director, product management at StorageCraft, told us. 'This integrates all of the data protection services for physical and virtual servers as well as primary storage needs.'"Read More
Featured in Cloud Computing Expo: StorageCraft Introduces One-Click Orchestrated Recovery
"By enabling pooling and our 30-days of free virtualization we remove several concerns surrounding machine size management and disaster recovery testing costs that add to the complexity of implementing a disaster recovery solution. In addition, our One-Click orchestration makes it simple to recover when needed, as all the work to setup a network and different connections is already complete."Read More
Contributed to Total Business: The Key To Safe SME Growth?
"As organisations expand, it is crucial that their technology systems develop in tandem, so they are able to best support, facilitate and protect business growth. Many companies, SMEs in particular, find that as they grow, the volume of data they send, receive and store grows exponentially, whether that be in the form of employee data, customer data or simply administrative content."Read More
Featured in ChannelProNetwork: StorageCraft Enhances DRaaS for MSP Solution
"The company's Disaster Recovery as a Service Cloud Services for Managed Service Providers offering now includes cloud pooling, one-click orchestrated recovery, and 30-day free virtualized infrastructure replication."
"Data protection vendor StorageCraft Technology Corp., of Draper, Utah, has added cloud pooling, one-click orchestrated recovery, and free 30-day virtualized infrastructure replication to its Disaster Recovery as a Service for Managed Service Providers solution."Read More
Featured in Channele2e: Storagecraft Touts Three Cloud Data Protection Enhancements MSPs
"StorageCraft is opening its arms wider to MSPs, touting two enhancements plus a special offer for its DRaaS Cloud Services. The lineup includes cloud-pooling, one-click orchestration recovery and a 30-day free virtualization offer."Read More
Mentioned in Channel e2e: channel partner updates, business continuity
"StorageCraft DRaaS for MSPs now includes cloud pooling, one-click orchestrated recovery, and 30dDay free virtualized infrastructure replication, the company says."Read More
Featured in ChannelLife: StorageCraft announces improvements to DRaaS offerings
"StorageCraft has today announced enhancements to its Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) cloud services for managed service providers (MSPs).
"StorageCraft DRaaS for MSPs now includes cloud pooling, one-click orchestrated recovery, and 30-day free virtualised infrastructure replication.
"For MSPs, this offers additional revenue opportunities, improved margins and expanded market potential."Read More
Featured in Channel Futures: StorageCraft Releases New DRaaS Capabilities to Help Define ‘Cloud Services’ Opportunity
"Like big data, IoT and predictive analytics before it, the cloud services trend is the opportunity no one can stop gabbing about. Gartner projects that the worldwide public cloud services market will grow 21.4 percent in 2018 to total $186.4 billion, up from $153.5 billion in 2017. But managed service providers (MSPs) know that not all cloud services opportunities are created equally or hold the same potential for profit."Read More
Contributed to Evidence Technology Magazine: Body Cameras Place New Demands on Police
"The number of police departments mandated to deploy BWCs is rising quickly. A nationwide survey by the Major Cities Chiefs Association and Major County Sheriffs’ Association found that 95 percent of the large police departments surveyed are either using body cameras now or are committed to using them in the future."Read More
Contributed to ChannelLife: How MSSPs must protect data in the breach disclosure era
"Australia’s new mandatory data breach disclosure laws which came into force in February have a particular impact on IT service providers that offer data hosting services to their customers.
"The legislation requires businesses and government agencies to report on data breach incidents.
"This helps to protect individuals and businesses from the unintended consequences of having their private data exposed."Read More
Featured in Storage Insider: Scale-Out-Speicher für Bildungseinrichtungen
„Mit StorageCraft for Education ist ab sofort eine spezielle Speicherlösung für Bildungseinrichtungen verfügbar. Sie soll vor allem unkomplizierten und kostengünstigen Scale-Out-Speicher für Schulen und Universitäten bereitstellen.
Das exponentielle Datenwachstum bringt die bisher in Bildungseinrichtungen genutzten Speichersysteme in Sachen Administration und Skalierbarkeit an ihre Grenzen. StorageCraft will hier mit seiner Education-Lösung Abhilfe schaffen.“Read More
Featured in Solutions Review: The 24 Best Backup and Disaster Recovery Solutions for 2018
"No matter what, backup and disaster recovery will always be necessary to keep a business going. This is all the more reason that you should attempt to find the best possible solution for your organization. With so many providers that have a varying focus on backup and disaster recovery as separate entities, it’s difficult to know which platform will serve your business best."Read More
Mentioned in Channele2e: Data Protection Customer Bookings Remain Strong
"Despite Veeam’s momentum in the data protection software market, competition in the sector remains intense. Entrenched rivals like Commvault, StorageCraft and Veritas are taking steps to revitalize their respective partner programs."Read More
Featured in ChannelProNetwork: New Breakthrough for Backup and Recovery – Affordable All-Flash Storage
"Managing storage continues to be complex, and often expensive. Something needs to change and it certainly won’t be a dramatic increase in budget or staffing. Fortunately, StorageCraft’s OneBlox all-flash storage is the answer!"Read More
Featured in TechTarget: StorageCraft backup and object storage packaged for schools
"Most of the learning within the educational system is rapidly transitioning from more of a textbook-based approach to a rich-media-based learning approach," said Shridar Subramanian, vice president of marketing and product management at StorageCraft, based in Draper, Utah. "At higher education, rich media is being generated for research projects, as well."Read More
Featured in ITWeb: StorageCraft gives education the solution for unruly data
"Educational institutions are dealing with an exponential growth in the amount of data they manage, as students and teachers embrace digital content, connected services and sophisticated experimentation that generate vast amounts of information."Read More
Featured in ChannelBuzz.ca: StorageCraft Continues Vertical Solutions Strategy with StorageCraft for Education Bundle
"Back in March, StorageCraft released StorageCraft for Law Enforcement, a solution specifically designed for the law enforcement vertical, to respond to the demands for massively increased storage capability created by increased use of 4K body cams. That solution has done well in the market. Accordingly, StorageCraft has released a second vertically-focused solution, StorageCraft for Education, which is designed to meet the increased storage demands of educational organizations, from K-12 through to higher education."Read More
Featured in Digitalisation World: Storage solution is top of the class?
"Educational institutions are dealing with an exponential growth in the amount of data they manage, as students and teachers embrace digital content, connected services and sophisticated experimentation that generate vast amounts of information. Educational institutions, from school districts to universities, are discovering that their legacy storage solutions are unable to keep pace with their data growth and management needs."Read More
Featured in CIO: StorageCraft gives Education the solution for unruly data
"Educational institutions, from school districts to universities, are discovering that their legacy storage solutions are unable to keep pace with their data growth and management needs. StorageCraft is solving the problem with an innovative solution, StorageCraft for Education, specifically designed to meet the storage demands of educational organisations."Read More
Featured in ChannelProNetwork: Affordable Storage Solution for Education Customers
The article highlights StorageCraft's storage solution for education customers. StorageCraft's Shridar Subramanian speaks about the problem schools have regarding data storage and protection:
"Most classes these days are conducted with videos," notes Shridar Subramanian, vice president for marketing and product management at StorageCraft. Stowing all of that content, he continues, quickly exhausts the legacy storage systems most education clients rely on.Read More
Featured on eChannelNews TV: IT Cloud Offers Office 365 Backup in Partnership with StorageCraft
"One of the biggest misconception in the market is that most of the Office 365 plans come with unlimited backup. The solution alleviated this by allowing the customer to backup while all his data while remaining in the Microsoft data center."Read More
Featured in Solutions Review: StorageCraft Announces Release of StorageCraft for Education
"Data protection, disaster recovery, storage, and ransomware protection provider, StorageCraft has announced the release of its new tool, StorageCraft for Education. The solution is meant to combat the exponential data growth that educational institutions are currently dealing with. School districts and universities are finding that their legacy storage solutions are struggling to keep up with their management needs in addition to data growth. StorageCraft for Education is designed to meet the storage demands of educational organizations."Read More
Featured in Business Cloud: Four cyber attacks you need to prepare for
"With an estimated global cost of around £4.2 trillion per year attributed to cyber crime, it is an ‘industry’ as lucrative for criminals as it is damaging to businesses.
"Florian Malecki, international product marketing director for StorageCraft, says the coming months promise to bring some of the most advanced attacks the world has yet seen."Read More
Contributed to IT Brief: Preventing and recovering from ransomware attacks
"There is a good chance that an organisation will have to deal with ransomware at some point if they have not done so already.
"Here are best practices for preventing ransomware attacks, plus a few suggestions on how to respond to an attack."Read More
Contributed to funkschau: Disaster Recovery – Von den Pfadfindern lernen
„Von den fast zwei Millionen Pfadfindermedaillen, die im letzten Jahr verliehen wurden, waren die für Erste Hilfe und Notfallvorsorge die häufigsten. Die Geschäftswelt hingegen scheint weit weniger gut vorbereitet.“Read More
Featured in MicroScope: The Storage Technologies of the Future
"Florian Malecki, international product marketing director at StorageCraft, says the services model is important. 'To succeed moving forward, the channel will need to move away from selling backup and storage; and replace it with fully integrated solutions and services that deliver business continuity and disaster recovery,' he warns."Read More
Featured in CRN: 15 Hot Products And Services For MSPs
"StorageCraft, a Draper, Utah-based provider of data protection services, used DattoCon 2018 to introduce its StorageCraft Autotask PSA (professional services automation) integration service with enhanced automation capabilities to help MSPs simplify often cumbersome back-end operations processes and more easily scale those operations."Read More
Featured in Channel Partners Image Gallery: ConnectWise Automation Nation 2018
"The theme of the conference, which drew 1,300 attendees, was 'It Takes a Team' ...
"At its booth in the Solutions Pavilion, StorageCraft demonstrated its new ConnectWise Professional Services Automation (PSA) integration and Remote Management Monitoring (RMM) plug-in.
"'We have more than a thousand partners using StorageCraft PSA Integration and RMM ConnectWise plug-ins,' said Douglas Brockett, StorageCraft's president."Read More
Mentioned in ITWorld Canada: Turnkey security with small business in mind
"With so much potential for data disasters, managed service providers who focus on small business are turning to Replica, a full-image Backup and Disaster Recovery (BDR) appliance built by Canada’s leading value added cloud solutions distributor, IT Cloud Solutions (ITCloud.ca).Read More
Featured in Channel Partners: StorageCraft Unveils New ConnectWise, Autotask Integrations
"With new leadership in place, StorageCraft, the data backup and disaster-recovery provider, has enhanced its channel strategy and increased its investment in integration, including new integrations with ConnectWise and Autotask."Read More
Featured in ChannelLife: StorageCraft and ConnectWise announce new integrations serving MSP partners
"StorageCraft has announced new certified integrations with ConnectWise designed to enable MSP business growth. Two new integrations were announced, with StorageCraft for ConnectWise Manage Professional Services Automation (PSA) integration and a Remote Monitoring and Management plug-in both hitting general availability via the StorageCraft partner portal and ConnectWise Automate Solution Center respectively."Read More
Featured in Storage Newsletter: Momentum from StorageCraft Channel Partners and Customers
"Market favors single, integrated and intelligent solution for data management and protection."Read More
Contributed to ChannelProNetwork: Profiting from Preparedness
StorageCraft's vice president of worldwide sales wrote this piece about disaster recovery as a service.
"... an estimated 75 percent of small businesses do not have a disaster recovery plan, according to insurance company Nationwide. Worse yet, approximately 40 percent of businesses do not recover from a disaster, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. ...Read More
Featured in Computer Technology Review: StorageCraft integrates with ConnectWise
"StorageCraft announced on Monday new certified integrations with ConnectWise, a software company that connects technology teams to the solutions, services and resources necessary for success. StorageCraft PSA Integration and RMM plug-in are available immediately via the StorageCraft partner portal and Automate Solution Center respectively. MSPs will experience improved speed, scale and efficiency from the ConnectWise platform as they manage and run their data protection businesses using StorageCraft solutions."Read More
Featured in DataCenterNews: StorageCraft claims to be disrupting storage silos
"StorageCraft has announced strong momentum with both channel partners and customers alike getting on-board with the company.
"StorageCraft president Douglas Brockett says the company’s mission is to protect all data within data centres and ensure its constant availability, and that the healthy uptake is being driven by their approach to seamless and integrated data management, protection, and recovery."Read More
Mentioned in Channele2e: Channel Partner Updates, StorageCraft Momentum
"The data protection company says the number of servers protected by StorageCraft Cloud Services has increased more than 100 percent year over year. Also, StorageCraft’s OneBlox has seen a 400 percent increase in distribution sales year over year."Read More
Featured in ChannelProNetwork: StorageCraft and Passportal Announce Autotask Integrations
"The StorageCraft integration helps MSPs automate billing by exporting license quantity and cloud storage consumption data directly into Autotask PSA, either on demand or per a pre-defined schedule.
"'The enhanced automation capabilities of our Autotask PSA Integration service will give MSPs much needed speed and efficiency boosts. Removing cumbersome back end operations processes will also help them scale with greater ease,' said Shridar Subramanian, vice president of product management and marketing for Draper, Utah-based StorageCraft, in prepared remarks."Read More
Featured in Channel Post: StorageCraft growth gains momentum
"StorageCraft announced that it has been experiencing strong growth momentum as both channel partners and customers embrace their product line.Read More
Mentioned in Channele2e: ConnectWise Automation Nation Updates
"StorageCraft has unveiled new certified integrations with ConnectWise Automate and Manage. Although StorageCraft has mostly been a growth company in recent years, the firm has focused much of its messaging on attacking 'legacy big-iron vendors'—essentially, data backup firms in the midmarket and enterprise. But this week, the company seems to be reestablishing its focus on MSPs ... ."Read More
Mentioned in Channele2e: DattoCon18 Live Blog
"Competition: Although the MSP software market is filled with backup offerings (names like Axcient/eFolder and StorageCraft among others come to mind), the head-on competition between Datto and Veeam also continues to grow."Read More
Featured in Computer Weekly: StorageCraft to unveil unified storage, backup and cloud appliances
"StorageCraft plans to release a unified primary, secondary and cloud storage product with the ability to set policies on data that automate backup, data protection, performance and privacy.
"That’s according to StorageCraft president Douglas Brockett, who said the company plans to release products this summer that will leverage machine learning to help customers set policies for data protection and retention, including the best location for data, whether on-premises or in the cloud."Read More
Featured in IT Web: StorageCraft helps police solve data management challenges
"As police departments increasingly deploy body-worn video (BWV) technology and dash cams, they encounter a significant obstacle: the high cost, complexity and compliance of storing video surveillance footage.
"StorageCraft has addressed this challenge by introducing an innovative solution that meets the storage demands of police department surveillance."Read More
Featured in Digitalisation World: Solving Police Data Management Challenges
"As police departments increasingly deploy body-worn video (BWV) technology and dash cams, they encounter a significant obstacle: the high cost, complexity and compliance of storing video surveillance footage. StorageCraft has addressed this challenge by introducing an innovative solution that meets the storage demands of police department surveillance."Read More
Mentioned in The Register: Double, double toil and trouble, containers run and flash cells bubble
"StorageCraft has brought out StorageCraft for Law Enforcement to help police reduce cost and inefficiencies associated with body-worn video storage. The product is intended to look after data management for UK police as they begin to use body worn video cameras."Read More
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. ...Read More
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 WellingtonRead More
Contributed to IT-Daily.net: Geheimwaffe zum Schutz unstrukturierter Daten
„Die Menge unstrukturierter Daten, also Informationen, die sich nicht zuverlässig in Datenbanken organisieren lassen, weil man sie nicht nach den vorgegebenen Kategorien strukturieren kann, explodiert. Eine IDG Erhebung prognostiziert sogar, dass bis 2022 93% aller digitalen Daten eben solche unstrukturierten Daten sein werden.“Read More
Featured in IT Security Central: GDPR Regulation Compliance Concerns
"As the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect in just a few short weeks, companies are in high preparation mode to make sure they’re current with the new regulation. How to remain GDPR compliant remains to be a bit fuzzy, and this new regulation is expected to impact companies across the globe. Even if your company doesn’t reside in the EU, if you’re working with EU customers, you are still expected to stay compliant."Read More
Contributed to PrivSec Report: GDPR and healthcare
"On May 25, 2018, any company (regardless of geographic location) holding the personal data of European Union (EU) citizens will need to comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Part of the new regulation stipulates that companies must have an effective, regularly-tested disaster recovery solution. While this is important for any business, for healthcare providers the need is arguably the greatest."Read More
Mentioned in CRN: Server and hardwares sales are being disrupted by SaaS, eNerds
Q&A with StorageCraft partner eNerds
"The SaaS applications we provide to the SMB market include Microsoft Office 365, StorageCraft, Webroot and Dropbox Business."Read More
Contributed to IT Brief: The trouble with data hoarding—and how to fix It
"Data accumulation has become a problem for companies both large and small. Not long ago, 500 terabytes of data used to be solely the concern for a Fortune 500 company. Today, it is a problem for lots of small and midsize companies as well."Read More
Contributed to ITProPortal: Make storage your secret weapon to protect unstructured data
Florian Malecki, international product marketing director, contributed this article.
"By adopting object-based scale out storage, your organisation can deal with exponential data growth in a secure and cost-effective way."Read More
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."Read More
Featured in Channele2e: StorageCraft Hires ConnectWise Veteran Jeannine Edwards
"StorageCraft has hired ConnectWise and Xcellerate veteran Jeannine Edwards as senior director of channel marketing. Her career move comes as StorageCraft continues a business continuity and data management push involving VARs and MSPs worldwide."Read More
Mentioned in Channele2e: Channel Partner Updates, StorageCraft Expansion
"StorageCraft has opened offices in the Middle East and India, expanding the data protection company’s global presence."Read More
Featured in Channel Post: StorageCraft strengthens ME operations
"StorageCraft has today announced the appointment of Sayed Shamshuddin as StorageCraft’s Regional Sales Manager for the Middle East and India. In this capacity, Shamshuddin will build on his experience in creating strong sales channel structures and relationships with medium- to large enterprise businesses across all verticals."Read More
Featured in Computerworld: Swiss IT Conference 2018 in Bildern
"Florian Malecki, International Product Marketing Director beim Speicherhersteller StorageCraft, zeigte neue Wege für die Skalierung von Speicherumgebungen auf. Für Unternehmen werde es zunehmend schwieriger, den Bedarf an Storage zu planen. «Es ist heute extrem schwierig abzuschätzen, wie hoch der Speicherbedarf in Zukunft sein wird», sagte Malecki. Sein Vorschlag für eine zukunftsfähige Speicherarchitektur: Scale-out-NAS aussen und Object Storage innen."Read More
Featured in 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."Read More
Featured in 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 Officer.com: 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. StorageCraft is addressing this challenge with an innovative solution that meets the body camera data storage demands of law enforcement surveillance."Read More
Mentioned in Channele2e: Channel Partner Updates, 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."Read More
Featured in 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."Read More
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 ChannelBuzz.ca: StorageCraft Targets Law Enforcement Market
"The demand for body-worn cameras in U.S. law enforcement has risen dramatically. So has the cost of storing the video surveillance footage that they generate. Accordingly. StorageCraft has designed StorageCraft for Law Enforcement, a solution specifically designed for law enforcement surveillance.Read More
Featured in Security World: StorageCraft Helps Law Enforcement Manage Video Storage
"A recent nationwide survey by the Major Cities Chiefs Association and Major County Sheriffs’ Association shows that 95 percent of the large police departments surveyed are either using body cameras now or are committed to using them. But when they switch the cameras on, departments are getting an unpleasant surprise. They’re finding that storing all those hours of video puts significant strain on their budgets for data storage.Read More
Featured in ChannelProNetwork: Cloud Services Deliver Far-Reaching Revenue and Business Advantages for the Channel
"A survey of U.S. channel organizations 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."Read More
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.Read More
Featured on TechTarget: StorageCraft Survey – Cloud Services Boost Customer Retention
"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."Read More
Featured in Cision PR Newswire: Big Gains for Channel Organizations Expanding into Cloud Services
"A survey of U.S. channel organizations 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."Read More
Mentioned on CHANNELe2e: Channel Partner Updates, Cloud Partner Momentum
"Within the IT channel, 66 percent of partners says cloud services have helped their organizations to increase revenue per customer, according to StorageCraft research released today. Also, 63 percent of partners report improved customer retention, and 23 percent have won new customers because of cloud services. In terms of revenue upside, 15 percent of partners leveraged cloud services to increase quarterly revenues between 11 and 19 percent; and 41 percent reported increased quarterly revenues of between 6-10 percent, StorageCraft says."Read More
Featured in ARN: Meet the Leading StorageCraft 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."Read More
Featured on DOTmed.com: 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.Read More
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.Read More
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?Read More
Featured on CRN: 2017 CRN Fast50 Finalists
StorageCraft was listed as No. 8 on CRN Fast50 Finalists' slideshow.
"We polled partners, and 60–80 percent have customers who paid after being hit. And so we teamed with security vendors such as Trend Micro to present to customers. Because people see Cryptolocker as a security issue, and it is, but 80 percent of lost data is from individuals in your organisation. It’s from software and hardware failures."Read More
Mentioned in Channele2e: Rubrik Acquires Datos IO, Gains NoSQL Cloud Backup Services
"Rubrik and Datos IO are on a collision course with a range of companies, ChannelE2E believes. Key competitors will likely include Veeam, Datto, Druva and StorageCraft, among others."Read More
Featured in ChannelProNetwork: StorageCraft Grows Partner Program
"In addition to an entry-level authorized tier with minimal prerequisites, the new program includes silver, gold, and platinum levels. At present, about 600 of the roughly 11,000 partners in the revamped program have made it to one of those elite tiers. Sales performance is a contributing factor in moving up through the program, but how many certifications you earn through StorageCraft Academy, the company’s free online training service, weighs far more heavily."Read More
Featured in 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.'Read More
Featured in Storage Newsletter: IT Cloud Solutions Partnership With StorageCraft for Backup and DR With Replica BDR
"All-flash NAS unit with 1TB to 4TB, and 1U rackmount device with 1TB to 12TB"Read More
Featured in CPA Practice Advisor: Majority of U.S. Businesses at Risk Due to 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."Read More
Contributed to CSO: Five sure-fire strategies for curbing data disaster
"Disaster recovery planning is something organisations don't fully appreciate until disaster actually strikes. Any organisation that underestimates the importance of preparation may find it has some mighty big holes in its data protection strategy when disaster finally hits. By then, it may be too late. Look no further than the MyBizHomePage fiasco for proof."Read More
Featured in SDX Central: Approaches to Data Protection Start to Rapidly Evolve
"Disaster recovery used to be a relatively simple exercise. IT administrators backed data up to a tape drive and hoped it wasn’t corrupted in the event they needed to recover it. Recovery got a lot better when it became cost-effective to employ magnetic disk drives, especially when disk drives were being accessed via the cloud."Read More
Contributed to ChannelLife: What MSPs need to know about Compliance-as-a-Service
"Changes in the regulatory landscape have had a significant impact on data management and security.
"In the process of providing better protection and privacy for consumers, these changes have created a mixed bag of challenges and opportunities for all parties involved."Read More
Featured in CRN: ConnectWise IT Nation – 33 Products Bringing New Capabilities to MSPs
"StorageCraft Instant Recovery integrates multiple products from Draper, Utah-based StorageCraft including StorageCraft ShadowProtect SPX, OneBlox 5210 and StorageCraft Cloud Services to provide instantaneous recovery capabilities. StorageCraft Instant Recovery offers accelerated data recovery across virtual, physical and cloud infrastructures, along with restoration of hypervisor environments at scale and restoration of an entire infrastructure using StorageCraft Cloud Services in case of a sitewide disaster."Read More
Mentioned in TechTarget: Data protection trends – Ransomware, M&A deals dominate news
"Backup vendor StorageCraft in January acquired object storage startup Exablox, in a move to combine primary and secondary storage into one platform."Read More
Featured on TechTarget: Data recovery plans face tall task as storage levels grow
"Too much data is weighing heavily on data recovery plans, according to a recent survey.
"The problem has scaled beyond what many organizations can handle, said Douglas Brockett, president of backup and recovery software vendor StorageCraft, which commissioned the survey."Read More
Featured in Channele2e: Top 100 Technology Predictions for 2018
Doug Brockett, president of StorageCraft, predicts data overload, intelligent next-gen storage, and acceleration of convergence between primary and secondary storage.
"All flash storage and recovery architectures will become an accessible and practical solution. They will be massively scalable and affordable with performance capabilities that deliver instant recovery from secondary back up at the same performance as primary."Read More
Featured in ARN: How Partners Can Service a Ransomware-Hit Market
"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.Read More
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.Read More
Featured in 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."Read More
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. ...Read More
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.Read More
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.
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.Read More
Featured in PCR: Hammer and StorageCraft Announce Distribution Deal
"British distie Hammer has announced a Europe-wide distribution agreement with StorageCraft Technology. With offices in the Nordics, Italy, Netherlands, Belgium, France and Germany, as well as its HQ in Basingstoke, Hammer is perfectly placed to roll out StorageCraft’s OneBlox solution. With more than 25 years experience in distributing data storage products Hammer’s partnership with StorageCraft makes perfect sense for both parties."Read More
Contributed to 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.Read More
Contributed to 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.Read More
Contributed to 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 More
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.'"Read More
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?Read More
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.Read More
Featured in BusinessNews: Seven strategies for better SCADA data protection
"StorageCraft Pre-Sales Engineer, Karl Thomson, says many legacy SCADA systems still rely on physical computer hardware. 'They are often in factory environments subject to dust or dirt, power cleaning and physical damage, but most of all the computers can be old and difficult to replace.'"Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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."
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.Read More
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.Read More
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?Read More
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ChannelPro SMB All-Star award - 2019
ChannelPro Network named StorageCraft a 2019 ChannelPro SMB All-Star as result of innovations such as the OneXafe Solo 300.
ChannelPro’s editors select the All-Stars based on their assessment of the year’s biggest vendor-related storylines, as well as input from various outside experts and channel partners.
CRN Top 100 Channel Executives - 2019
CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named StorageCraft executives Matt Medeiros, chairman and CEO, and Douglas Brockett, president, to its 2019 list of Top 100 Executives. CRN named Medeiros to its 25 Most Influential Executives list and Brockett to its Top 25 Enterprise IT Innovators list.
The Top 100 Executives drive cultural transformation, revenue growth, and technological innovation across the IT channel. In doing so, they help solution providers and technology suppliers survive—and thrive—in today’s always-on, always-connected global marketplace.
Solutions Review's Coolest Chief Executives in Enterprise Data Storage
Solutions Review listed StorageCraft CEO Matt Medeiros as one of 12 "coolest chief executives in enterprise data storage."
"Solutions Review has compiled this list of the 12 coolest chief executives in enterprise data storage CEOs based on a number of factors, including the company’s market share, growth trajectory and the impact each individual has had on its presence in what is becoming an incredibly competitive global software market."
Solutions Review's Best Enterprise Data Storage Companies - 2019
Solutions Review named StorageCraft one of the best enterprise data storage companies for 2019.
"The best enterprise data storage products offer data management, protection, and sharing. Because enterprises are increasingly handling massive amounts of business data, they require storage systems that are highly scalable, offer unlimited connectivity, and support multiple platforms. The importance of enterprise data storage is underlined by the exponential generation of new data and the proliferation of Internet of Things (IoT) devices. ... These are the 28 best enterprise data storage companies for 2019. "
FeaturedCustomers Rising Star Customer Success Award - 2019
FeaturedCustomers named StorageCraft a Rising Star in the Disaster Recovery Software category in its Summer 2019 Customer Success Report.
A Rising Star has been around long enough to establish momentum and a collection of customer reference content and has a growing social media presence. It understands where the market is going and has disruptive technology. FeaturedCustomers uses multiple factors to rank DR vendors for its Customer Success Report, including number of total reviews, customer success content, social media presence and vendor momentum based on web traffic and search trends.
Storries XVI Award Winner 'Capacity Storage Vendor' from Storage Magazine - 2019
StorageCraft won the 2019 Storries XVI Storage Award for Capacity Storage Vendor. Additionally, ShadowProtect was runner-up in the Cloud Backup & DR Hybrid Platform of the Year category, and StorageCraft along with National Concert Hall were runners-up for the Storage Solution of the Year – Case Studies.
Channel Partner Insight European MSP Innovation Awards 2019
At its inaugural award ceremony in London, Channel Partner Insight awarded StorageCraft the Best Managed Services Partner Programme award.
The European MSP Innovation Awards honor vendors, distributors, and MSPs across Europe who are leading the way in managed services and winning at a time of unprecedented disruption and change in the channel.
CRN Women of the Channel Power 100 - 2019
Jeannine Edwards was named to CRN’s Power 100 list, an elite subset of its prestigious Women of the Channel list, thanks to her contributions to the channel.
"The Power 100 belong to an exclusive group of the overall list: women whose leadership and vision are key drivers of their companies’ success and have had significant influence to move the entire IT channel forward.
"Edwards joined StorageCraft as senior director of channel marketing a year ago, amid a changing solution-provider marketplace and much innovation at StorageCraft. Jumping in immediately, she led the effort to reinvent StorageCraft’s partner program and revamp the partner portal to ensure that StorageCraft continues to meet the needs of its diverse set of partners."
CRN Women of the Channel - 2019
"The leaders on this annual list are from all areas of the IT channel ecosystem; they represent technology suppliers, distributors, solution providers and other IT organizations. Each honoree is recognized for her contributions to channel advocacy, channel growth and visionary leadership."
CRN Partner Program Guide, 5-Star Award - 2019
"CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, gave StorageCraft a 5-Star rating in its 2019 Partner Program Guide. This annual guide identifies the strongest and most successful partner programs in the channel today, ones offered by the top technology suppliers for IT products and services. The 5-Star rating recognizes an elite subset of companies that offer solution providers the best partnering elements in their channel programs."
BIG Innovation Award - 2019
The Business Intelligence Group named 74 companies as leaders and winners of the 2019 BIG Innovation Awards. This annual business awards program recognizes the organizations, products, and people that are bringing new ideas to life. Among those recognized is StorageCraft OneXafe.
Affordable, near-infinitely scalable and exponentially easier to manage than other solutions, OneXafe provides the midmarket with an unrivaled alternative. Midmarket organizations can afford this rich solution, and they can radically reduce their IT costs and data insurance premiums with it.
Winning a BIG Innovation Award confirms OneXafe’s value in the marketplace and underscores that it’s giving midmarket companies choices they didn’t have before, thus upending the status quo.
CRN Channel Chiefs - 2019
"CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Lee Schor, vice president of sales – Americas at StorageCraft, a 2019 Channel Chief. For the second consecutive time, Lee was chosen by the CRN editors for inclusion in the Channel Chiefs Most Influential list.
"Channel Chief honorees are selected by CRN’s editorial staff because they have demonstrated exceptional leadership, vision, and commitment to their channel partner programs. Each Channel Chief exemplifies highest professional achievements, standing in the industry, dedication to the channel partner community, and strategies for driving future growth and innovation."
CRN 100 Coolest Cloud Vendors - 2019
CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, named StorageCraft to its 100 Coolest Cloud Companies of 2019 list. StorageCraft made the "20 coolest vendors in the cloud storage space" category. The CRN editorial team selects the 100 Coolest Cloud Vendors for their creativity and innovation in product development, the quality of their services and partner programs, and their demonstrated ability to help customers benefit from the ease of use, flexibility, scalability, and budgetary savings that cloud computing offers.
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.
StorageCraft earned this distinction from ChannelPro-SMB editors for releasing ShadowXafe next-generation data protection, OneXafe converged data platform and, most especially, OneSystem, which dramatically streamlines the complicated process of configuring data protection solutions.
CRN ARC Award - 2018
StorageCraft is the winner in two Data Protection Software subcategories of the CRN® 2018 Annual Report Card (ARC) awards program: 1) Partnership and 2) Managed and Cloud Services. The Annual Report Card summarizes results from a comprehensive survey that details solution-provider satisfaction.
"Our cloud and backup solutions minimize the time needed to recover critical data. We are honored to be recognized by our partners and CRN for our cloud services and channel-focused solutions. This result would not have been possible without the dedication of our employees, the loyalty of our channel partners, and our continued push for industry-leading, innovative products that are unmatched in the industry."
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."
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
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 editors select the Women of the Channel honorees based on their professional accomplishments, demonstrated expertise and ongoing dedication to the IT channel. The Power 100 belong to an exclusive group drawn from this larger list: women leaders whose vision and influence are key drivers of their companies’ success and help move the entire IT channel forward.
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.
"The executives who comprise this annual list span the IT channel, representing vendors, distributors, solution providers and other organizations that figure prominently in the channel ecosystem. Each honoree is recognized for her outstanding leadership, vision and unique role in driving channel growth and innovation. ...
"CRN editors select the Women of the Channel honorees based on their professional accomplishments, demonstrated expertise and ongoing dedication to the IT channel. The Power 100 belong to an exclusive group drawn from this larger list: women leaders whose vision and influence are key drivers of their companies’ success and help move the entire IT channel forward."
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.
"The executives on the '50 Most Influential' list are part of an elite group drawn from the larger pool of Channel Chief honorees each year and represent the cream of the IT channel crop—leaders who drive the channel agenda and evangelize the importance of channel partnerships. CRN recognizes this distinguished group for its outstanding achievement in driving growth and revenue in organizations, as well as for extraordinary leadership in the channel as a whole.
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. ...
“'We are honored and excited to be recognized for our continuous innovation in cloud technology,” says Shridar Subramanian, vice president of products and marketing at StorageCraft. “We are even more excited to bring innovative products and services to market and help customers manage and protect their ever-growing pool of critical data. The cloud is key to our goal of keeping business-critical data safe and constantly available.'”
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. The annual list recognizes leaders from the technology industry who have played an integral role in shaping today’s IT channel, whether by driving huge cultural shifts, creating rich new opportunities or forging innovative routes to market. CRN named Medeiros to its Top 25 Innovators category of the Top 100 Executives."
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.
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 www.storage-awards.com.
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.
“Partner feedback played a big part in this year’s program enhancements. We listened and came back with industry-leading margins, no-cost sales and technical training, MDF opportunities to boost success, and easy deal registration that gets more profitable as you move up,” said Bret Dayley, StorageCraft’s Senior Director of Channel Marketing and Programs.
The program guide recognizes an elite subset of companies that offer the best partnering elements to the IT channel.
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.
The full list can be found at www.rpcmag.com, and will appear in the March/April print issue 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.
"StorageCraft VirtualBoot for vSphere, a key feature of ShadowProtect SPX, is the first technology of its kind that allows you to move and access data from your backup image to vSphere without the use of a secondary appliance."
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."
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."
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.
"StorageCraft, a global leader in backup and disaster recovery solutions for computer systems, received its highest marks from the magazine’s IT value added reseller (VAR) and managed service provider (MSP) audience in the areas of product reliability and features, customer support and channel friendliness."
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Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 07:00
StorageCraft Research Reveals Need for a Ransomware Reality CheckRead More
Monday, December 9, 2019 - 07:00
StorageCraft Named in 2019 Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’: Disaster Recovery as a ServiceRead More
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 07:00
ChannelPro Network Names StorageCraft a 2019 SMB All-StarRead More
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 07:00
FeaturedCustomers Names StorageCraft a Rising Star in its 2019 Disaster Recovery Software Customer Success ReportRead More
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 07:00
StorageCraft Research Reveals Rampant Data Growth, and Inadequate IT Infrastructures Are a Source of Global Concern and RiskRead More
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 07:00
StorageCraft Cracks the Code for Simple Plug-and-Play Business Continuity for SMBsRead More
Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 05:00
StorageCraft ShadowXafe Transforms Data Protection and Recovery with Radical Simplicity and ScaleRead More
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 07:00
CRN Honors Two StorageCraft Leaders as “2019 Women of the Channel”Read More
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 06:00
CRN Features StorageCraft with a 5-Star Rating in its 2019 Partner Program GuideRead More
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 07:00
Business Intelligence Group Recognizes StorageCraft OneXafe with a 2019 BIG Innovation AwardRead More
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 07:30
STORAGECRAFT PROTECTS HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS AGAINST TRIPLE THREATRead More
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 07:00
The Channel Company Names Lee Schor of StorageCraft a 2019 Channel Chief; also adds Schor to 2019 Channel Chiefs Most Influential ListRead More
Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 06:00
CRN’s 2018 Annual Report Card honors StorageCraft with awards for Partnership and Managed & Cloud Services in the Data Protection Software CategoryRead More
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 07:00
ChannelPro Network Names StorageCraft a 2018 SMB All-StarRead More
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 07:00
New StorageCraft Partner Success Program Boosts Profit Paths Across All Channel Partner Business ModelsRead More
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 06:58
StorageCraft Featured with 5-Star Rating in CRN 2018 Cloud Partner Program GuideRead More
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 07:00
CRN Recognizes Matt Medeiros of StorageCraft on List of Top 100 ExecutivesRead More
Monday, August 20, 2018 - 07:00
StorageCraft Introduces OneXafe – Disrupts Data Protection and Data Management MarketRead More
Monday, August 20, 2018 - 07:00
StorageCraft Announces ShadowXafe - Next Generation Data Protection Solution for Total Business ContinuityRead More
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 07:00
MSPs REAP SIGNIFICANT BENEFITS OF ENHANCED CLOUD SERVICES THAT OFFER IMPROVED REVENUE AND MARGIN OPPORTUNITIESRead More
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 07:00
StorageCraft Introduces New and Enhanced ConnectWise Integration; Helps Boost MSP MarginsRead More
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 06:52
StorageCraft MSPs Get Operational Boost from Improved Integration with AutotaskRead More
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 06:59
StorageCraft’s Vision to Disrupt Storage Silos Gains MomentumRead More
Monday, May 14, 2018 - 09:44
CRN Honors Three StorageCraft Leaders as “2018 Women of the Channel”Read More
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 22:00
StorageCraft Strengthens Global Presence; Opens Office in Middle East and IndiaRead More
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 06:12
StorageCraft Helps Law Enforcement Solve Data Management Challenges of Body Cam and Static SurveillanceRead More
Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 15:00
Cloud Services Deliver Far-Reaching Revenue and Business Advantages for the ChannelRead More
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 07:18
IT Cloud Solutions Standardizes on StorageCraft Backup and Disaster Recovery ProductsRead More
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 08:43
Majority of U.S. Businesses at Risk Due to Sub-Par Data Protection PracticesRead More
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 07:00
StorageCraft Introduces Unparalleled $100K Recovery GuaranteeRead More
Monday, August 28, 2017 - 07:00
StorageCraft Demonstrates Groundbreaking Instant Recovery Performance at VMworld 2017Read More
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 07:00
CRN 2017 Annual Report Card: StorageCraft Takes Top Spot, Sweeps the Data Protection Software CategoryRead More
Monday, August 7, 2017 - 06:00
CRN Magazine Names StorageCraft CEO Matt Medeiros a Top 25 InnovatorRead More
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 10:30
StorageCraft Gets 5-Star Rating in CRN 2017 Partner Program GuideRead More
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 06:00
StorageCraft Acquires Exablox, Revolutionizing Data ManagementRead More
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 17:14
StorageCraft announces global launch of new data analytics, backup and recovery solutionRead More
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 09:05
Exablox Launches End-to-End Data Protection Infrastructure Featuring StorageCraft SoftwareRead More
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 17:50
StorageCraft Announces Distribution Relationship with ExabloxRead More
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 09:29
StorageCraft offers free backup to businesses in Hurricane Matthew danger zoneRead More
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 15:42
StorageCraft Launches New Global Partner Program to Keep Pace with Expanding Solutions OfferingsRead More
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 09:02
Matthew Crumley joins StorageCraft as chief financial officerRead More
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 17:19
StorageCraft Acquires Data Analytics Capabilities from Gillware Data ServicesRead More
Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 06:07
StorageCraft Named a ‘Best of VMworld 2016’ Gold Award Winner for Data ProtectionRead More
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 12:51
StorageCraft CEO Matt Medeiros Listed as Top Innovator in Annual CRN SurveyRead More
Monday, August 29, 2016 - 12:32
Matt Medeiros of StorageCraft Recognized on CRN’s List of Top 100 ExecutivesRead More
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 09:29
StorageCraft continues success; recognized as one of Utah’s fastest growing companies for 6th-straight yearRead More
Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 08:00
StorageCraft bundles ShadowProtect, Cloud Services in special offerRead More
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 11:46
New StorageCraft Blastoff Tour to visit IT service professionals in 9 citiesRead More
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 05:00
StorageCraft announces partnership with Data World to shake up the backup and disaster recovery market in Hong KongRead More
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 09:56
Exablox Promotes Shridar Subramanian to Chief Revenue OfficerRead More
Friday, May 20, 2016 - 10:16
StorageCraft’s Bodell named one of Power 100 in CRN’s 2016 Women of the ChannelRead More
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 09:40
Annual subscription-based licensing now available for StorageCraft ShadowProtect SPXRead More
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 10:18
Redmond Channel Partner names StorageCraft Editor’s Choice Award winnerRead More
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 09:55
Small businesses find help from StorageCraft’s backup, disaster recovery solutions in fight against ransomwareRead More
Friday, April 22, 2016 - 09:12
StorageCraft offers free backup, disaster recovery software to businesses impacted by floods in SouthRead More
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 09:36
StorageCraft Given 5-Star Rating in CRN’s 2016 Partner Program GuideRead More
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 10:24
StorageCraft to showcase award-winning backup, disaster recovery solutions and partner program in GrapevineRead More
Monday, April 4, 2016 - 13:30
StorageCraft to showcase award-winning backup, disaster recovery solutions and partner program in CharlotteRead More
Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 13:37
StorageCraft to showcase award-winning backup, disaster recovery solutions and partner program in GeorgiaRead More
Monday, March 21, 2016 - 13:52
Orange County ASCII Success Summit attendees give StorageCraft four awardsRead More
Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 11:08
StorageCraft Blastoff Tour to visit IT service professionals in 19 citiesRead More
Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 10:01
Top Ranked Universities by US News and World Report Rely on Exablox for Unparalleled Data ProtectionRead More
Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 09:19
Mike Kunz of StorageCraft recognized as 2016 CRN Channel ChiefRead More
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 09:35
StorageCraft announces agreement with Tech Data to distribute its backup, disaster recovery solutionsRead More
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 10:10
Exablox Announces Record Revenue Growth of More than 400 Percent Year-over-Year in 2015Read More
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 07:11
Exablox Continues its Global Expansion, Partners with United Kingdom's Beta DistributionRead More
Monday, February 22, 2016 - 09:35
StorageCraft receives three awards at ASCII Success SummitRead More
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 06:00
Buffalo Americas introduces the TeraStation StorageCraft Recovery Center 25Read More
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 10:00
New version of StorageCraft Granular Recovery for Exchange hits the marketRead More
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 10:04
StorageCraft to exhibit at Austin area ASCII Success SummitRead More
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 00:01
Next-generation StorageCraft Cloud Services lifts off in AustraliaRead More
Monday, February 1, 2016 - 10:00
IT Admins, businesses can receive peace of mind, budget relief through StorageCraft Cloud Services offerRead More
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 11:20
StorageCraft strengthens IT channel partner focus with Lee Schor as new VP Americas SalesRead More
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 10:14
Exablox Expands Global Sales with Japanese Distributor SCSK CorporationRead More
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 08:00
Exablox Expands Global Sales with Japanese Distributor SCSK CorporationRead More
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 06:00
Future bright for leading backup, disaster recovery solution provider StorageCraftRead More
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 09:00
TA Associates to Invest $187,000,000 in StorageCraft TechnologyRead More
Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 10:38
IT resellers, service providers vote StorageCraft Best Channel VendorRead More
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - 10:32
Exablox Extends Cloud-based Storage Management Leadership with Private OneSystem – the On-premises Storage Management SolutionRead More
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - 06:34
Exablox Continues to Reimagine Storage as the Only Vendor to Offer Inline Variable and Fixed-Length Deduplication and Inline Compression, Resulting in up to 20:1 Data ReductionRead More
Monday, December 14, 2015 - 15:49
StorageCraft to launch next generation backup, disaster recovery cloud in Australia Q1 2016Read More
Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 09:55
StorageCraft offers competitive upgrade pricing to Veritas customersRead More
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 08:51
StorageCraft and ExaGrid Join Forces for Best-of-Breed Backup Software and StorageRead More
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 16:47
StorageCraft to shine spotlight on next-gen recovery technology at Microsoft IgniteRead More
Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 11:53
StorageCraft recognized as one of Utah’s fastest growing companiesRead More
Monday, October 26, 2015 - 10:52
Exablox Showcases Enabling Technology Intended for High-Density Storage for Private and Public Clouds at the OpenStack Summit 2015Read More
Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 11:00
Newest Linux Foundation Members Expand Foothold in Cloud Computing and Container TechnologiesRead More
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 11:04
Exablox Showcases Software-Only Version of its Scale-out Object-Based Solution at Dell World 2015Read More
Friday, October 16, 2015 - 10:55
StorageCraft featured in CRN 2015 Cloud Partner Program GuideRead More
Friday, October 9, 2015 - 10:46
StorageCraft’s Curt James Named a Top Midmarket IT Vendor Executive for 2015 by The Channel CompanyRead More
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 08:56
StorageCraft offers free systems and data backup and disaster recovery software to businesses impacted by floods in SoutheastRead More
Monday, October 5, 2015 - 00:22
Backup, recovery leader StorageCraft to exhibit at IP ExpoRead More
Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 09:11
StorageCraft Gives SYNNEX Exclusive to Advance MSP-Style Backup and Disaster Recovery Solutions to the ChannelRead More
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 11:23
StorageCraft receives five awards at ASCII Success SummitRead More
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 11:06
Exablox Announces On-premises Enterprise Scale-out Storage at 1/10th the Cost of Leading Cloud Storage ProvidersRead More
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 09:07
Exablox Demonstrates On-premises Enterprise Scale-out Storage at SpiceWorld 2015Read More
Friday, September 4, 2015 - 12:04
ChannelPro SMB Forum attendees vote StorageCraft Best Software SolutionRead More
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 08:02
StorageCraft unveils new pricing structure, enhancements for Cloud ServicesRead More
Friday, August 28, 2015 - 11:26
StorageCraft on Utah Business Fast 50 list for 5th straight yearRead More
Friday, August 28, 2015 - 11:09
Exablox Demonstrates Scale-out NAS Solution Featuring Toshiba’s Enterprise Drives at VMworld 2015Read More
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 10:05
StorageCraft extends 30% discount on licenses for backup, disaster recovery of virtual IT systems to Sept. 30Read More
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 09:09
ASCII Success Summit attendees speak: StorageCraft wins in four award categoriesRead More
Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 12:01
StorageCraft ties together backup, disaster recovery of Windows, Linux systems with all-new ShadowProtect SPXRead More
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 08:34
ASCII Success Summit attendees vote StorageCraft winner of 3 awards: Best Software Solution, Best Partner Involvement and Best Keynote PresentationRead More
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 11:13
MIT Relies on Exablox to Store Ground-breaking Research Expected to Recreate the Sun's PowerRead More
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 09:33
StorageCraft wins Best Software Solution, Best Keynote Presentation awards at ASCII Success Summit in ChicagoRead More
Monday, June 1, 2015 - 11:14
Exablox Extends the Disruption of the Enterprise Storage Market with OneBlox 4312Read More
Monday, May 18, 2015 - 11:15
Exablox Adds Toshiba as a Strategic Investor Extending its Series C Funding RoundRead More
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 11:16
Exablox Reaches Company Milestone Storing Nearly 30 Billion Objects Across its Customer BaseRead More
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 11:18
Exablox Announces Series C Funding, Adds Dell as a Strategic InvestorRead More
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 11:20
The YMCA of the Fox Cities of Wisconsin Cuts Operational Costs by 50 Percent with Exablox and Future-proofs Its Storage Infrastructure Against Unpredictable Data GrowthRead More
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4 Ways to Dip (or Dive) into the World of Coding
We start a new year (and a new decade) very soon, and many people will resolve to develop new skills, find ways to become more valuable to their companies, or just learn something new that they’re interested in. In the tech field, many people are curious about coding. Understanding the world of code can unlock... Read more »
Build or Buy a BDR – Where Do You Stand?
Most MSPs know that using a backup and disaster recovery (BDR) appliance is an easy, profitable way to roll out backup and disaster recovery solutions to clients. But when it comes to how, MSPs often wonder: Should I build my own BDR, or should I buy hardware off the shelf from one of the many... Read more »
How to Keep Clients Safe from Ransomware Forever
The FBI recently issued a PSA on the impact of ransomware on U.S. businesses. The frequency of ransomware (and other cybercrime) is going up, according to the FBI. Over the past year, ransomware infections at businesses have risen a staggering 365 percent. You’ve heard stats like these, and you’ve probably taken steps to thwart ransomware.... Read more »
What You Can Learn from the IT Providers on the Inc. 5000 List
Each year, Inc. Magazine lists the top fastest-growing private companies as determined by revenue-percentage increase over the last three years. The top among them don’t grow a few percentage points—they grow tens of thousands of points. These are the elites. The movers and shakers. These are the companies thriving, driving innovation, and hustling to get... Read more »
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