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MSP Agent or Provider – What Do Customers Want?

In the Lightboard Video below, Eran Farajun, Executive Vice President at Asigra, and I discuss the business of being a managed service provider (MSP). In the video, we discuss how MSPs can build value into their businesses by investing in

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Lightboard Video: MSPs Need to Build Value

Managed Service Providers (MSP) are survivors of the reseller purge seen in the early 2000s, or their founders are trying to be careful to avoid the mistakes made in that era. These organizations prevent the sale of one-time solutions and

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Protecting the Multi-Cloud Data Center Without Losing Your Mind

Multi-cloud isn’t a future architecture, it is a reality right now. Organizations have on-premises clouds (virtualized infrastructures) and are hosting applications in multiple cloud providers. The problem is the multi-cloud situation these organizations find themselves in is ad-hoc, not part

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Backup-as-a-Service for Legacy and Modern Infrastructure – Tributary Systems Briefing Note

Object storage stands to unlock cost-effective archive and disaster recovery, but most object storage systems can’t keep up with the pace that backup applications can send data to them. Another pain point is that some mission-critical applications may need to

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How to Backup Google Cloud SQL – HYCU Briefing Note

Each of the major cloud providers, Amazon, Google and Azure, provide SQL as a service. While these providers offer data protection, that protection is more for high availability (HA) rather than backup. Most cloud providers leverage replication to protect against

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Briefing Note: Asigra Converges Data Protection without lowering expectations

As we discussed in our article “Service Level Objectives What do RPO, RTO, VRO and GRO Mean?” enterprises need, and now are beginning, to demand a broad spectrum of data protection options to match different use cases. For example, the

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DR-as-a-Service may be the Cloud’s Killer App

Disaster Recovery could be the best implementation of the ‘as-a-Service’ business model yet because it fits the cloud delivery system so well and features an entirely different value proposition than other cloud services. DR-as-a-Service (DRaaS) offers more than the added

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Leveling the Cloud Backup playing field

How can regional Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) more effectively compete with behemoths like Amazon, Google and Microsoft? Cloud backup software manufacturer Asigra is taking a two-pronged approach, which they claim will help level the playing field for these small to

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