White Papers & Case Studies

  1. Raising The Bar For Reliability
    3/4/2019

    When a system goes down, getting that system back up and running quickly is the goal of every managed service provider (MSP). All too often however, a backup will fail, causing the MSP to lose confidence in the backup and recovery process. Lack of consistency in backup performance means MSPs have to do more work to keep customers in operation. MSPs need to know that their backups are in good standing so they can be the hero for their customers.

  2. A Complete Guide For Backup And Disaster Recovery On Amazon Web Services
    6/4/2018

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud computing resources, networking facilities, and multi-user applications reduce the amount of financial and business resources spent maintaining your business IT infrastructure. Off-site cloud storage further protects your data against disaster. This whitepaper reviews best practices for backup and disaster recovery on the AWS Cloud.

  3. Grayson Data Chooses Cloud BDR Solutions For Control And Price
    6/4/2018

    Founded in 2016, Grayson Data Services is a Louisiana-based MSP that delivers a range of managed IT solutions, from application development and security analysis to cloud backup and disaster recovery. The company serves about 25 customers in a diverse set of industries and utilizes over 5 terabytes for backup storage.

  4. MSP Chooses Cloud BDR For Data Backup Security And Management
    6/4/2018

    Los Angeles-based Ariento provides fully managed IT services and cybersecurity solutions to more than a thousand small businesses spread across the United States. The company allows small business owners to focus on running their businesses, while Ariento handles all of their IT needs

  5. Archiving To The Cloud: Cold Storage
    6/4/2018

    Through the digital transformation of businesses — moving from bricks and mortar, 9-to-5 businesses to ones that are available anytime, anywhere — has required a shift in the way organizations protect their data. Traditional backup storage models of on-premises tape and disk have given way to both cloud and hybrid-cloud backup storage, providing greater availability and accessibility of secure, protected data.

  6. The Importance Of Data In A Managed Service Business
    9/29/2017

    In the super fast-paced world of technology, it can be hard to be in “the right place at the right time” to catch a trend and capitalize on it. Well, if you’re an IT service provider today, this is the right place and the right time! The hottest trend today is Big Data. And the people best placed to make use of that data are service providers who monitor and manage resources.

  7. Building Backup As A Service (BAAS): An MSP Guide To Implementation
    9/29/2017

    Everyone needs backup. But, it is a thankless job, one that adds no real competitive advantage - and when things go wrong there is nothing but blame. And things far too often do go wrong. Tape backup in particular is prone to error.

  8. Backup Is Broken & Needs A Revolution To Fix It
    9/29/2017

    There’s a vast need for efficient, affordable data backup  that  satisfies enterprises and small businesses alike. The current model isn’t cutting it. A catastrophic failure can put them out of business faster than you can imagine.

  9. 5 Steps To Take Backup From Good 2 Great
    9/18/2017

    You’re good at backup. But what would make you great?  Many resellers and MSPs haven’t quite mastered their backup line of business. The key is to determine how you can properly structure your service offerings, improve your efficiency, and provide service that keeps your customers happy—all at the same time. 

  10. Work-Stations: Disaster Recovery's Untouched Opportunity
    9/18/2017

    Often, the mention of Disaster Recovery produces thoughts of monsoons and hurricanes, complete chaos, no power, etc. In reality, for many businesses a disaster is simply as an event that creates an inability for the business to function. Disasters come in many shapes and sizes – the natural disasters we all think about, but also chemical spills, building fires, broken water pipes, and, on a much smaller scale, a virus-infected server.