Managed Service Provider (MSP) Offers Affordable Cloud Backup and Disaster Recovery to Customers, while Creating a Profitable Recurring Revenue Stream

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – September 8, 2014 — / — announced today that managed services provider (MSP) DataServ Corp is using to deliver enterprise-grade cloud backup and disaster recovery (DR) solutions to its customers. After evaluating more than 10 cloud backup and recovery providers to replace its use of the discontinued Symantec Backup, DataServ selected for its affordability, ease of use, and ability to scale from small companies backing up hundreds of gigabytes of data, to several hundred-person firms backing up multiple terabyte server databases.

DataServ Corp has  been providing IT-related support and service functions to midwest companies for more than 30 years. Catering to small and mid-sized companies, DataServ functions as systems integrator, a full-time contract IT department, as well as a provider of managed services.

DataServ prides itself on dexterity, as well as high-quality, personalized customer service that makes it an attractive alternative to IT providers who are difficult to work with or don’t meet expectations. As a result, DataServ chooses to align with partners who are fully committed to the same level of customer satisfaction – one of the primary reasons that DataServ decided to partner with for cloud backup and disaster recovery services.

After evaluating multiple cloud backup and recovery providers, DataServ selected because of its affordability, ease of use, and the fact that it was applicable for all of DataServ’s 150 clients. “We needed something that could easily scale to handle larger data volumes and more complex backup environments,” Jeff Zdan, DataServ’s vice president, Network Systems.

Migrating customer data over to was simple and fast, compared to Symantec Backup Backup implementation required three months, in contrast to which took less than a weekend to move 6 terabytes of client data due to its built-in WAN-optimized performance and no-appliance model.

“Because is easy to setup, configure and maintain, DataServ can deliver the service in the most efficient and transparent way, adding to its customers’ level of satisfaction. In addition,’s world-class support network and commitment to being a true partner is ultimately what separates it from the pack of cloud backup competitors,” said Zdan.’s partner management portal lets DataServ monitor its clients that have contracted for backup and recovery services in a single view, minimizing administration tasks and helping the MSP respond quickly in the event of a problem.

“If I sell an online backup solution and then have to fight to get it to work properly, I lose money because I can’t pass those costs on to the customer,” Zdan explained. “I need something that’s easy and reliable.” Backup Leads to Recurring Revenue’s all-inclusive pricing also sets it apart from other cloud backup providers. DataServ can offer enterprise-grade backup at an affordable price with minimal administrative effort, making the solution highly profitable for the provider.

“The ease of management and the fact that it’s a really easy and quick product to resell means we can create a more profitable service and build a recurring revenue stream,” Zdan stated. “’s world-class support, along with its reliable cloud backup solution is truly as good as they advertise.”

About is an award-winning provider of enterprise-grade cloud backup, disaster recovery and archiving technology for small/medium enterprises and managed service providers (MSPs). Its software-only approach with built-in WAN acceleration enables companies to simplify backups, speed data recovery and reduce overall cost.

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Source: Zetta