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Growing Microsoft 365 Backup Margins with an MSA Bundle Strategy

How cloud-based backup and disaster recovery (BDR) can improve Microsoft 365 profit margins for MSPs, according to Axcient.

HPE to Acquire Zerto to Expand GreenLake Cloud Data Protection Services

HPE’s Zerto acquisition may benefit MSPs that offer disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS). But the bigger strategy involves HPE GreenLake storage services.

Druva Launches SaaS-Enabled MSP Partner Program

Druva launches MSP partner program for SaaS-based data protection, backup and disaster recovery (BDR). Druva IPO speculation continues.

MSPs Still Need to Protect Clients Using Microsoft 365

MSPs must deliver business continuity, backup & disaster recovery (MDR) solutions for Microsoft 365. Axcient offers this cloud BDR guidance.

ConnectWise Intros Multi-Vendor BDR Management Dashboard for MSPs

ConnectWise Recover Complete BDR is an MSP dashboard for managing multiple third-party backup & disaster recovery platforms. Acronis is the first integration.

3 Red Flags That Signal it’s Time for a New BDR Vendor

As an MSP, it’s best for you to choose technology vendors that are 100% MSP focused. BDR platform provider Axcient explains why.

IBM Acquires Data Protection Software From Catalogic

IBM acquires data protection, storage & copy data management technology from Catalogic Software. IBM acquisitions reinforce hybrid cloud strategy.

Data Protection is Security: 4 Ways MSPs Can Sell the Value of BDR

MSPs should take these four steps to position data protection, backup & disaster recovery (BDR) to address customer cybersecurity, Axcient asserts.

Pure Storage Unveils New Channel Benefits, Rewards for Partners

Pure Storage unveiled new incentives and rewards for channel partners to help drive growth for its Pure-as-a-service offerings.

HPE Transitions Storage Business to Cloud-Native

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE) is transitioning HPE Storage into a cloud-native, software-defined data services business, countering competitors like Dell Technologies’ APEX.