IT for the IT Company

Have you ever wondered if software companies actually have someone who handles their internal IT?

Well, maybe you haven’t—but, Eric Auensen is the Support Systems Administrator at eFolder and handles all things tech for the company. Eric wears a lot of hats; he works across several departments, supporting everything from user technical issues, to . . . → Continue reading IT for the IT Company

Client Success: How Cloud-to-Cloud Backup Restores More than Just Data

As most of our readers probably know, eFolder acquired the Swedish-based company Cloudfinder in mid-2014. With the ever-growing trend of businesses moving most or all of their data to the cloud, eFolder saw the need to provide a solution that offered extra insurance to our partners and their clients.

eFolder Cloudfinder provides backup, . . . → Continue reading Client Success: How Cloud-to-Cloud Backup Restores More than Just Data

Partner’s Weigh In: Joining an IT Peer Group

If you haven’t joined an IT peer group, you should.

Yesterday, we conducted a webinar with three eFolder partners that are involved in IT peer groups. Phil Kenealy, President and Owner of Aces, Kim Nielsen, President of Computer Technologies, Inc., and David Lair, Owner of Lair Services, Inc., came on for a panel . . . → Continue reading Partner’s Weigh In: Joining an IT Peer Group

What is Cloud-Based Recovery — and Why Does It Matter?

When it comes to data recovery, sometimes time truly is of the essence. No one knows that better than eFolder partners who adopt one of our backup and disaster recovery (BDR) solutions to protect their clients from downtime. One of the premiere features of a BDR solution is the ability to recover data . . . → Continue reading What is Cloud-Based Recovery — and Why Does It Matter?

3 Tips to Effectively Manage Your Time

Many dream of becoming their own boss one day; conducting business the way they believe it should be done and to offer a fantastic solution or product. No matter what industry you work in or if you run your own business, time management is one of the biggest challenges we face personally and . . . → Continue reading 3 Tips to Effectively Manage Your Time

Three Ways I Stay Productive on the Road with Cloud File Sync

Three Ways I Stay Productive on the Road with Cloud File Sync

No matter how large or small your business may be, employee productivity and mobility in the workplace is very important. According to Forbes, the average mid-large size company has 30-45% remote employees, which is made possible by the continuous innovation of remote mobile technology.

As a Community Coordinator here at eFolder, I am . . . → Continue reading Three Ways I Stay Productive on the Road with Cloud File Sync

Dropbox Has No Answer to the File Server Dilemma

Dropbox Has No Answer to the File Server Dilemma

“I love VPN and FTP,” said no one ever.

For many of today’s employees, accessing the file server remotely is the bane of their existence. Unfortunately, millions of businesses still rely on the file server as a central repository, leaving employees to deal with cumbersome VPN and FTP protocols or, as is now . . . → Continue reading Dropbox Has No Answer to the File Server Dilemma

The “I” Stands for Innovation

The "I" Stands for Innovation

We continue to be barraged with news and statistics supporting the case for moving IT operations to the cloud through services like Office 365 and Google Apps for Work. The latest cloud-adoption rallying cry comes from BetterCloud, which reports that nearly 90% of IT administrators are saving a significant amount of time on . . . → Continue reading The “I” Stands for Innovation

What are Cloud Data Retention Policies and Why Do They Matter?

What are Cloud Data Retention Policies and Why Do They Matter?

The main objectives of a data retention policy includes storing information for future use, organizing information so it can searched and accessed at a later date and the discarding of any information that is no longer needed.  As more small and medium-sized businesses are moving their data to the cloud, this increases productivity . . . → Continue reading What are Cloud Data Retention Policies and Why Do They Matter?

How to Use an eFolder Partner Playbook to Power Your Marketing

How to Use an eFolder Partner Playbook to Power Your Marketing

Most managed service providers, especially smaller ones, wear many hats within their businesses. The business owner is usually also the head engineer, the field technician, and the payroll manager. With a workload like this, wouldn’t it be nice to get a little extra help with marketing?

Luckily, MSPs partnered with eFolder have access . . . → Continue reading How to Use an eFolder Partner Playbook to Power Your Marketing