Newsletter | January 23, 2013

01.23.13 -- Q&A: Not Sure Which Cloud Is Right For You?

Business Solutions Newsletter

| Storage & General Computing Edition

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Business Continuity Vs. BDR: What's The Difference?
By Matt Reilly, marketing coordinator, Datto
Understanding RTO (recovery time objective) is a key to knowing the difference between BDR and true business continuity.
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Online Backup For Dental Practices
By Intronis
As today's modern dental practices rely more and more on electronic and digital technologies to run their daily operations and service their patients, it's critical that they have a reliable and secure backup and recovery solution in place to safeguard their practice management data.
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Don't Let This Delay Your Transition To Managed Services
By Jay McCall, networking and managed services editor
One of the most common themes I see in the channel centers around a VAR’s decision to become a managed services provider (MSP). So many see the value in it, but less than half actually take action to make that transition. And, of those who do, only a minority become successful.
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Q&A: Not Sure Which Cloud Is Right For You?
By Jamie Brenzel, CEO, KineticD
The dirty little secret of online backup is the time it takes to restore from the cloud. Hybrid solutions allow businesses to keep both local copies of critical information (for fast restores) on a local hard drive with the added security of keeping the data in the cloud. A good cloud provider should be able to seamlessly allow you to backup locally as well as remotely with ease.
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Avere Study Reveals 81% Of Businesses Tap Cloud Storage, 45% Favor Public Cloud
By Avere Systems
Avere, a data storage company recently teamed up with Gatepoint Research to look at cloud optimization strategies. The survey found that 80% of respondents have some sort of cloud storage in place. About 37% cited that they use the public cloud,  while 35% cited they use the private cloud.
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White Paper

Does Your Cloud Have A Silver Lining?
By Unitrends

This white paper from Unitrends discusses the value of cloud computing to small and medium businesses and the advantages and the drawbacks of cloud-computing — particularly as it applies to business continuity and disaster recovery.
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News

Continuum Announces New BDR Revive Solution

Kaseya Delivers Enhanced Functionality, Performance, And Usability For IT Administrators

packetTrap RMM Upgrades Capabilities To Stay Ahead Of The Curve

KineticD Supports Backup For Microsoft Great Plains SQL DB

Industry Veterans Launch Cloud Solutions Portal

Industry Webinars

MSP Marketing Strategies For 2013

1/25/13; 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EST. Get 2013 off to a rousing start by listening to this webinar on the top areas where you should be focusing your marketing strategy over the next 12 months. Our special guest in this webinar is MSP marketing expert Stuart Crawford from Ulistic.


SharePoint, SQL, And Exchange Backup In Virtual And Physical Environments

1/30/13; 1:00 p.m. EST. Attend this webinar to learn the advantages and disadvantages of different physical and virtual techniques for protecting Windows server environments in terms of backup, archiving, and cloud protection.

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CharTec Thriving Profit Peer Group
February 6 and 7, 2013 | Bakersfield, CA

ASCII Success Summit
February 21, 2013 | Laguna Marriott Dana Point

ASCII Success Summit
March 21, 2013 | Palm Harbor, FL

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