Making the Most of Sales Calls

I imagine that being a sales person is tough. The stereotypes. The disappointment. The rejection.

The rejection.

I’m going to go out on a whim and say that most people don’t like to talk to sales people. Most people have some level of sentiment that sales people are ruthless, relentless, and rapacious individuals . . . → Continue reading Making the Most of Sales Calls

Beyond the Recycling Bin: Exploring Retention Policies of Leading Cloud Business Applications

In a previous post, “But it’s in the Cloud, isn’t it Backed Up Already?” I explored how companies moving to the cloud are losing sensitive corporate data. We established that user error is the primary source of cloud data loss, accounting for 64%, followed by hackers, account closure, malicious deletions, and third-party software . . . → Continue reading Beyond the Recycling Bin: Exploring Retention Policies of Leading Cloud Business Applications

Don’t Fear, The Cloud is Here

Studies that cover the adoption of cloud applications all tend to come back to a few key points:

Security is a concern, especially regarding data protection Cloud applications give organizations a competitive advantage Despite security concerns, cloud adoption is rapidly growing

As far as cloud adoption trends in the UK goes, things are . . . → Continue reading Don’t Fear, The Cloud is Here

When Murphy’s Law Takes Its Toll

It’s easy to think, “Oh, that won’t happen to me” – that is, until it does happen to you.

Patrick Curtis, Chairman of Toronto Search and Rescue (T-SAR), never thought that his non-profit organization would experience a data disaster.

It was 2014: a big year for the non-profit rescue unit, which dedicates its . . . → Continue reading When Murphy’s Law Takes Its Toll

VENOM – Were you Snake-Bitten?

As if Heartbleed and POODLE weren’t enough, we’ve all been made aware of a new security vulnerability called VENOM (Virtualized Environment Neglected Operations Manipulation). VENOM is a security vulnerability that allows a hacker to take over a datacenter from within.

The VENOM vulnerability is found in a legacy component in commonly-used virtualization software . . . → Continue reading VENOM – Were you Snake-Bitten?

“But… it’s in the Cloud, isn’t it Backed Up Already?”

 

In 2015, businesses have continued their rapid adoption of cloud/SaaS applications with no signs of slowing down. A study completed by the Aberdeen Group concluded that 80% of businesses use at least one cloud application. Usage has also increased. In 2014, 51% of IT workloads took place in the cloud, marking it . . . → Continue reading “But… it’s in the Cloud, isn’t it Backed Up Already?”

Cloudfinder Feature Focus: Backing Up Multiple Instances

eFolder Cloudfinder is a comprehensive, business-grade cloud-to-cloud SaaS backup that currently backs up an organization’s Office 365, Google Apps, Salesforce, and Box accounts, with more applications coming in future releases.

Before March 2015, Cloudfinder would backup one instance of each of the previously listed SaaS services, but now IT admins and MSPs are . . . → Continue reading Cloudfinder Feature Focus: Backing Up Multiple Instances

Double Feature: Cloudfinder & Anchor Updates

Two product updates in one day? No problem, say the dev teams at eFolder.

On Monday, we released both Cloudfinder v1.37 and Anchor v2.3.1 to the public, and are happy to report that both updates will empower admins.

Cloudfinder v1.37

The two feature highlights from this update are:

Administrators can now add and . . . → Continue reading Double Feature: Cloudfinder & Anchor Updates

eFolder DRaaS Comes to Dell AppAssure

Earlier this week, eFolder extended its partnership with tech giant Dell and announced the availability of a new solution, eFolder DRaaS (Disaster Recovery as a Service). eFolder DRaaS replicates Dell AppAssure backup images to the eFolder cloud, giving AppAssure customers additional cloud recovery options in the event of a server failure or site-wide . . . → Continue reading eFolder DRaaS Comes to Dell AppAssure

eFolder Brings Off-Site Replication and Disaster Recovery to Veeam Partners

Last week, we unveiled our latest cloud backup and disaster recovery solution, eFolder BDR for Veeam.

This new service lets Veeam partners add off-site replication and disaster recovery to the eFolder Cloud. MSPs directly benefit from this partnership by being able to offer a comprehensive backup and disaster recovery solution to their clients.

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