The Myth of Agentless Backup and Recovery -- Why StorageCraft Uses Agents


Some potential StorageCraft customers ask why we don't offer an “agentless” backup and recovery solution.  A few have told us they chose not to buy a StorageCraft solution because it isn’t agentless. Unfortunately, StorageCraft has found that their perceptions were largely influenced by distracting and even misleading marketing information from third-parties.    

StorageCraft wants to set the record straight about the use of software agents in backup and recovery solutions.  Users need to understand why agents are not only desired, but required, to provide fast and efficient backup and recovery services. This white paper includes the following topics:



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