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How do MSPs Stay Relevant in the Cloud Era? – Datto Briefing Note

The SaaS backup market went from almost non-existent to very crowded in a few short years. Managed Service Providers (MSPs) quickly tried to reposition themselves from selling on-premises solutions to the cloud-based solutions their customers were demanding. Several companies emerged

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StorageSwiss Podcast: Analysis, Product Briefings, Deep Dive on Google vs. Amazon Cloud Storage

Listen to our latest podcast where we provide analysis on the latest news like: Carbonite buying DoubleTake Violin Memory being bought at auction StorageCraft buying Exablox Datto buying OpenMesh We also review our recent briefings including: Talon Vembu Actifio Zoolz

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Does Networking as a Service Make Sense? – Datto Briefing Note

The “as a service” moniker is appearing everywhere. Everything from storage to compute to networking is now being offered as a service. More and more companies are opting to have service providers provide their core infrastructure services – as a

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MeetTheCEO: Cloud Backup Provider Datto’s Austin McChord

There has been an unprecedented number of companies entering the cloud backup market in recent years but Datto’s founder and CEO Austin McChord has been at it since 2007. In this MeetTheCEO podcast we learn about McChord and his unique

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Cloud Backups – Purpose Built vs. Public Cloud

Leveraging the cloud as part of the data protection process is increasing in popularity, and with that popularity come a lot of options for IT planners to sift through. One area of consideration is the cloud destination. There is a

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News Analysis: Datto buys Backupify for complete Cloud Protection

Acquisitions are a common occurrence in the IT market. Most are predictable, but every so often one takes us off-guard. Datto’s acquisition of Backupify falls into that category. But even more rare is this acquisition actually makes sense. Datto is

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SlideShare – Designing Cloud Backup to reduce DR downtime for IT Professionals

IT professionals know that the ultimate test of the data protection process is performing a recovery; whether a single server recovery or recovering an entire data center. That said, we are all guilty of focusing too much on the backup

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Making Virtual Cloud Backup Easy with Datto – Podcast

Cloud integrated backup and DR is getting a lot of attention from IT planners. It can help organizations improve recoverability without having to incur the cost of building out dedicated DR datacenter infrastructure. But are some of these offerings so

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Cloud Integrated Backup and DR

The best way to ensure data and application recoverability is to conduct frequent DR testing. The problem is that many organizations rarely, if ever, perform DR testing because it is time consuming, expensive and often it has limited value because

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What is the cost of Application Downtime?

During a recent Storage Swiss webinar, “Designing Cloud Backup To Reduce DR Downtime”, we asked the audience, “If Your Computer Room Was Flooded, How Long Would You Be Down?” Nearly half the respondents stated that they didn’t know how long

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