eFolder Blog

01 Jul Why You Should Be Using an RMM Tool

Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) tools can be one of the most important tools in your arsenal. They bring a whole host of benefits and features, including things like remote desktop, alerting, software deployment, and advanced security features. If you’re still operating in a break-fix model, it will be worth considering adopting an RMM tool, such as LabTech or Kaseya...

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30 Jun How Marketing “One-Night Stands” Kill Your Business

As a business owner, you probably know better than anyone that the path towards growing a successful company holds hurdles and obstacles on a daily basis. Overcoming these challenges in order to stick to your business plan is vital for continued growth. The same goes for marketing. Sooner or later, you may be confronted with a marketing obstacle. You may...

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29 Jun Business Continuity is More than Disaster Recovery

Though many companies use the terms "disaster recovery" and "business continuity" largely interchangeably, they are not the same. It is critical that MSPs understand the difference and educate their clients on the meaning of both terms. Disaster recovery is the ability, after a disaster, to get critical data back, and critical applications running again. Business continuity is more than that. It...

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28 Jun 6 Ways to Shock and Awe Prospective Clients

Part of a good sales strategy is showing prospective clients why you are better than the competition. One way to do this is to establish rapport and professionalism right up front. Dave Johnson, CEO of Portland Managed Services chooses to do this by creating a “shock and awe” packet to mail to prospective clients after an initial client phone call....

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27 Jun SSD Flash Technology: How It Keeps You Competitive

When you think of your ideal BDR appliance, what comes to mind? Speed? Noise? Cost? The drives inside your appliance will influence a lot of these factors, so choosing one that uses Hard Disk Drives (HDD) or Solid State Drives (SSD) can play a big role in which appliance you choose. Rather than having to spend time doing all the...

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23 Jun Why Organizational Health Can Give You a Competitive Advantage

A few months ago, we founded the eFolder Book Club as a way to come together as a team and gain new business insights and ideas by discussing a different book each month. Our June read was Patrick Lencioni’s The Advantage, which is an excellent guide to an organization’s health for business owners and employees alike. In this 200-page-long narrative,...

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22 Jun A Look at One MSP’s Successful Dual BDR Strategy

Integrated Technology Systems is a Manhattan-based managed service provider offering business continuity services to over 1100 end users. Integrated Technology Systems aims to provide clients with all of the tools they need to improve their business productivity. The MSP is always searching for the best solutions to keep client’s downtime low — and Integrated Technology Systems' margins up. “We’ve partnered with multiple BDR...

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21 Jun 5 Things to Do with eFolder BDR for ShadowProtect (That You Couldn’t Before)

The recently signed long-term agreement between eFolder and StorageCraft means eFolder and StorageCraft will continue to partner in perpetuity. It also means that eFolder has integrated ImageManager 7 into its cloud and partners will have at least five new capabilities: 1. VirtualBoot with Hyper-V & VirtualBox While VirtualBoot of a ShadowProtect image has been possible for some time, now it can be...

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20 Jun Replibit Chain-Free BDR, As Explained Through a Brief Foray into Popular Music History

eFolder is committed to continuing aggressive support for all existing BDR partnerships while we present chain-free eFolder Replibit. That includes some very reliable solutions that do rely on chains. Why? Because we believe there are many types of successful relationships. Some people love their current BDR vendor in spite of chains. Others see a chain-free life in their future. As...

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17 Jun eFolder Replibit “Big News” Recap

http://efolder.wistia.com/medias/6ospnto15c?embedType=iframe&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 eFolder’s mission has always been to protect business productivity. With our recent (and exciting!) acquisition of Replibit and announcement of three new Replibit BDR appliance lines, we’re able to offer an end-to-end BDR solution that is fast, secure, and competitively priced. If you weren’t able to attend our “big announcement” webinar earlier in the week (which you can find here),...

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