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?

How to Calculate and Communicate the Cost of Downtime

Unfortunately, many SMB clients don’t realize that a critical server outage can cost their business thousands of dollars until it’s too late. Interrupted or limited access to a line of business application, Exchange, or SQL server, can ruin productivity. A May 2013 study by the Aberdeen Group calculated that the average small business . . . → Continue reading How to Calculate and Communicate the Cost of Downtime

Four Business Benefits of a Backup and Disaster Recovery Solution

Convincing clients to adopt a backup and disaster recovery solution is not an easy task. The relatively high cost of BDR compared to the cost of file-level backup is certainly one factor, but another reason why clients may hesitate to implement a full-on business continuity solution is because they may not fully understand . . . → Continue reading Four Business Benefits of a Backup and Disaster Recovery Solution

An MSP’s Guide to Selling and Marketing BDR Solutions to Clients

Though most managed service providers are certainly not new to the world of backup and disaster recovery, many things have changed in recent years for vendors, MSPs, and their clients. Vendors have come out with more BDR offerings, MSPs have come out with more managed services in recent years, and clients have started . . . → Continue reading An MSP’s Guide to Selling and Marketing BDR Solutions to Clients

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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When Less is More

If you can’t trust your services to work, it’s hard to ask others to pay you for them. BIS needed a simple, integrated solution to both meet the needs of their current clients, and aggressively seek new ones. In 2011, they found eFolder and never looked back. . . . → Continue reading When Less is More

Three Ways to Recover from the Zenith Infotech Liquidation

Zenith Infotech has informed their MSP partners that as of mid-October 2014, they’ll cease operations completely. Essentially, MSPs have a month to migrate existing BDRservices to a new vendor. We know that working with several vendors can become a juggling act that’s less than ideal, so here are three ways to help you recover from the Zenith liquidation. . . . → Continue reading Three Ways to Recover from the Zenith Infotech Liquidation

One size does not fit all

Previously, we discussed eFolder’s philosophy of being an open platform that fosters partner choice and maximizes a partner’s ability to capture market opportunities. eFolder’s solution ecosystem allows partners to deliver over 20 distinct backup and disaster recovery solutions to meet the needs of their customers in their own verticals and markets. Here are some . . . → Continue reading One size does not fit all

The virtues of being open

eFolder’s strategy is unique amongst backup and BDR vendors in the IT channel — we have adopted an open philosophy where we integrate our own proprietary technology and our unique storage cloud with best-in-breed technology from other vendors to form complete solutions. Rather than delivering a single solution and then attempting to use a . . . → Continue reading The virtues of being open