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25 May eFolder Launches Comprehensive All-Flash and Hybrid-Flash BDR Appliances

eFolder’s Expanded Solution Enables MSPs to Affordably Deliver Complete Business Continuity Solutions to Even the Smallest Businesses Denver, CO – May, 25, 2017 – eFolder, a leading supplier of business continuity solutions for the IT channel, has announced the next generation of their eFolder Replibit BDR appliances, including the new Replibit Nano, a high performance entry-level BDR solution featuring FastFlash™ Storage...

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28 Sep Fork IT! One Partner Takes a Stab at the SMB with 3 Prongs of Anchor File Sync

When Walser Technology Group first presented Anchor file sync to clients, it was described as being “similar to Dropbox,” but Marty Calvert, Walser's Senior Solutions Engineer, says they don’t do that anymore. “Anchor is so much more than that.” eFolder is used to listening to partners tell us what they need. Our entire product line is based on doing just that....

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04 May Backup vs. Replication: What’s the Difference?

Put “backup vs. replication” into a search engine and read a few articles. You might be amazed at just how complicated some high tech prose can make these decidedly low tech concepts. We will begin with an illustration from simpler times. For our purposes we will need: a desk drawer two sheets of plain paper a typewriter some carbon paper a monkey For those who need the...

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31 Mar Don’t Be an April Fool, Back Up Your Data!

To back up or not to back up, that is the question for many users and businesses these days (though it shouldn't even be a question). March was World Backup Month, which made data security a topic of greater public interest, with many shocking statistics reminding us that data loss can happen faster than we might think. Safeware, The Insurance...

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21 Mar Stepfar Technology Group Says Goodbye to Tape Backup

Stepfar Technology Group has come a long way since it opened its doors in 2011. In a time where backup tapes reigned supreme in the world of data protection, Stepfar founder Farrell Lusher also counted himself a fan of this technique. “I used to love backup tapes,” Lusher says. “They were so simple and anyone in the office could handle...

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13 Aug Not an Oxymoron: Cloud-to-Cloud Backup

I’ve gone to my fair share of IT conferences, trade shows and networking events in my year at eFolder, and the one question I’ve encountered more than anything else when speaking about our Cloudfinder solution is this: “What is the point of a cloud-to-cloud backup? The data is already in the cloud so it’s safe, right?” I’d like to take this opportunity...

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08 Jul 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 to use new applications and on-premises services....

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22 May “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 the first year that the cloud owned a...

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11 May 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 able to backup multiple instances – as many...

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31 Mar What Would You Do If You Lost Everything?

“Friends don’t let friends go without a backup” reads the World Backup Day homepage. The website goes on to explain that 30% of people have never backed up their data – a number the organization would desperately like to see reach zero. World Backup Day is celebrated March 31 this year, and promotes the importance of backing up the data...

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