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ChannelE2E provides news & trends on business continuity cloud services for CSPs, MSPs, VARs, ISVs, IT distributors & technology partners in the IT channel.

Hurricane Florence Flooding Complicates Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity

Amid Hurricane Florence rain, flooding and power outages, technology companies and organizations like CompTIA, Continuum, Cytracom and Datto activate various disaster recovery and business continuity efforts.

What Really Causes Technology Outages?

Here are the top four causes of technology, network and application outages — and key business continuity steps to prevent such outages. Data courtesy of US Signal research.

Hurricane Florence Power Outages: 976,000 In North and South Carolina So Far

Hurricane Florence knocks out power to 976,000 homes and businesses across North and South Carolina. Duke Energy predicts one million to three million could lose electric service. FEMA Leader William “Brock” Long says it could be weeks before power is fully restored.

Hurricane Florence: MSPs Ready for Massive Storm

Aware of Hurricane Florence’s projected storm path, MSPs across North and South Carolina activate business continuity plans. Executives from Servcom USA, CSP Inc. and The Network Essentials describe data protection preparations.

Hurricane Florence Storm Path Triggers Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery Plans

Hurricane Florence 2018 triggers business continuity, backup and disaster recovery (BDR) tests in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and other potential storm path centers. MSPs & IT service providers help customers brace for impact.

Deja Vu: Commvault Names VP Worldwide Alliances

Commvault hires Cisco Systems & HP veteran Wenceslao Lada as VP of worldwide alliances. Lada apparently succeeds Andy Vandeveld, a Veeam veteran who held the post from January through June 2018. Next up: Finding a new Commvault CEO to succeed Robert Hammer.

StorageCraft OneXafe Counters Veeam, Rubrik In Midmarket Data Protection

StorageCraft OneXafe counters Veeam and Rubrik in midmarket data protection sector. It’s part of StorageCraft’s broader, channel partner-centric push across small, midsize and enterprise customer opportunities.

Qualys Security Launches Consulting Edition For MSPs

Qualys, a cloud-based security and compliance solutions provider, extends beyond MSSPs. New Qualys Consulting Edition targets MSPs and IT consulting firms.

Cask Builds SeviceNow Security Operations Deployment Services

Cask, a key ServiceNow business and technology partner, touts two cybersecurity implementation services at the massive Black Hat USA 2018 conference in Las Vegas.

British MSP Acquires Microsoft, Cisco Partner Sentronex

Managed service provider EACS¬†acquires¬†Sentronex, a Microsoft and Cisco Systems partner in London. Sentronex’s expertise includes disaster recovery, IT managed and professional services in the financial vertical.