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Hornetsecurity launches industry-first all-in-one security and backup service for Microsoft 365

All managed via a single, central console thanks to 365 Total Protection Enterprise Backup

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Only a third of businesses have taken out insurance against ransomware attacks

7 Oct 2021

IT Pro reported on the results of Hornetsecurity’s survey of more than 820 organizations about their experiences with ransomware.

IT Pro
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Email security and backup service for Microsoft 365

14 Sep 2021

The LANLine news room focused on the launch of "365 Total Protection Enterprise Backup" covers all aspects of e-mail and data security for Microsoft 365 in one.

LANLine
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Shaping the future of cybersecurity technology

23 Aug 2021

Aviva Zacks of Safety Detectives interviews Hornetsecurity CEO, Daniel Hofmann, about cybersecurity.

Safety Detectives
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A comprehensive backup and recovery solution for Microsoft 365

12 Jul 2021

LANLine covered the release of 365 Total Backup in Germany, describing how the solution provides comprehensive backup and recovery for Microsoft 365 mailboxes, Teams, OneDrive, SharePoint document libraries and Windows endpoints.

LANLine
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"Working with Altaro is a breath of fresh air"

15 Jun 2021

IT Channel Pro interviewed Colin Wright, Vice President EMEA at Altaro and George van Brugge, CEO of Portland Europe, to learn how they are providing channel with faster, more efficient solutions.

IT Channel Pro
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A channel partner is now more important than ever

19 May 2021

In this interview, Colin Wright, Vice President EMEA at Altaro, describes how the demand for cloud technology is growing and how it will continue to do so after Covid.

Dutch IT-channel
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Best of class monitoring and data protection for Azure Stack

6 Apr 2021

Microsoft has released a series of solution briefs about utility applications for Azure Stack HCI, including an in-depth look at Altaro VM Backup and its support for Microsoft's hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) technology, since "one of the critical processes to make hyperconverged clusters enterprise ready is the backup and replication process so that customers can preserve their data in case of failure".

Microsoft Azure Stack Blog
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MSPs see Microsoft Office 365 business growth during COVID pandemic

1 Apr 2021

ChannelLife Australia was one of many trade publications to report on an independent survey released by Altaro which found that, despite the difficulties to business caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, managed service providers managed to grow Microsoft Office 365 business.

Channel Life
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Hornetsecurity acquires Zerospam to extend its reach in the North American market

29 Mar 2021

Hornetsecurity's acquisition of Zerospam, email protection specialists headquartered in Montreal, Canada, hit the headlines.

HelpNetSecurity
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Office 365 backups made easy

28 Mar 2021

Digitalisation World talks to Andy Syrewicze, Technical Evangelist for Altaro Software, about the company's Office 365 Backup for MSPs solution – the features, the benefits and a user example.

Digitalisation World
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Altaro's "user-friendly VM and Office 365 backup solutions"

4 Jan 2021

In this interview, David Vella, Altaro CEO, talks about the company's origins and evolution, with a particular focus on the delivery of backup as a service.

HostingAdvice
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Altaro in Microsoft's spotlight on utility applications for Azure Stack HCI

18 Dec 2020

Microsoft Azure Stack HCI integrates hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) technology into the Azure Stack family enabling users to run utility applications on-premises in a familiar way and gain easy access to Azure services. Altaro VM Backup is one of the utility applications that support the operating system.

Microsoft
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Altaro presentation at VMUG Virtual UserCon

24 Nov 2020

VMware vExpert Ryan Mangan addressed the 2020 UK VMUG Virtual UserCon to explain why Altaro VM Backup is a trusted solution for VMware.

Ryan Mangans IT Blog
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Altaro provides 11 reasons to back up MS Office 365 as part of Cyber Con Ireland's panel

24 Nov 2020

Colin Wright, Altaro VP EMEA, formed part of the Cyber Expo & Con Ireland 2020 panel, where he gave 11 reasons to back up Microsoft 365 / Office 365.

Cyber Expo Ireland
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Altaro's endpoint backup: "Headache relief" for MSPs during ongoing removing working phase

23 Sep 2020

Altaro authorized distributors, Networks Unlimited Africa, describe how Altaro EndPoint for MSPs is helping IT managed service providers as more of their customers are working from home.

ITWeb
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The evolution of backup

17 Sep 2020

Mitch Tulloch at TechGenix interviewed Simon Attard, co-founder and chief product officer at Altaro, about the importance of data protection, more so in these COVID-19 times.

TechGenix
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MSPs see opportunities through growth from home working

16 Sep 2020

Channel Connect (NL) reported that, based on findings by an Altaro survey on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, three-quarters of Managed Service Providers (MSPs) believe the increase in home workers offers them new opportunities.

ChannelConnect
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Altaro EndPoint Backup for MSPs closes a critical security gap

15 Sep 2020

Storage Insider (DE) found that the launch of Altaro EndPoint Backup for MSPs closes a security gap by enabling the central backup of an unlimited number of Windows-based end devices.

Storage Insider
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MSPs expect to fare better now than before COVID-19 pandemic

14 Sep 2020

Reporting on the findings of an Altaro survey about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Managed Service Providers (MSPs), Channel Futures highlighted that the industry continues to evolve and adapt while identifying opportunities to boost revenue and business performance.

Channel Futures
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Backup in the continuously developing, hybrid workplace environment

29 Jul 2020

Colin Wright, Altaro's VP EMEA, is interviewed about the crucial role played by backup technology in the "new normal", with a particular focus on Altaro's new endpoint backup solution for MSPs.

Digitalisation World
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Altaro supports new Microsoft Azure Stack HCI

21 Jul 2020

As part of this year's Microsoft Inspire, Cosmos Darwin, Senior PM at Microsoft, gave a quick tour of the newest member of the Azure Stack family and (17:00 onwards) described how Altaro is supporting this brand new offering.

Microsoft Inspire 2020
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Altaro positions for MSP move to remote working with free offer

16 Jul 2020

IT Europa sheds light on Altaro's new offer for MSPs to use a full-functioned edition of Altaro EndPoint Backup for MSPs at no cost for up to ten of their own endpoints, amid the increased pressure on MSPs during the recent months.

IT Europa
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How partners bring value to our offerings

1 May 2020

Channel Connect interviews Colin Wright, Vice President EMEA at Altaro, and Richard Czech, EMEA Sales Director at Wasabi, on Zoom about the value partners bring to vendor offerings, in this case "a perfectly furnished proposal" of backup and disaster recovery coupled with cloud storage.

Channel Connect (NL)
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Opportunities for managed service providers with Office 365

14 Apr 2020

In an interview with ChannelPartner, Jörn Koch, Channel Sales Manager Central Europe at Altaro Software, explains how the company's offerings complement Office 365 and how channel partners benefit from them.

ChannelPartner
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Backup makes it easier to transition to the cloud

10 Mar 2020

The Dutch tech business platform, Executive-People, spoke to Altaro's VP EMEA, Colin Wright Altaro's uncompromising choice to work with a partner channel.

Executive-People
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Storage Magazine

Single backup solution for a set of 32+ schools

1 Jan 2020

Storage Magazine reports on how the White Horse Federation, a British multi-academy trust based in Wiltshire, has adopted Altaro VM Backup for surety and peace of mind.

Storage Magazine
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2020 visions

1 Jan 2020

As a new decade begins, Altaro contributes its storage predictions and insights as Storage Magazine looks to the future.

Storage Magazine
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MKB Best Choice

"Backup for the most important cloud services"

20 Dec 2019

WINMAG Pro praised Altaro Office 365 Backup for MSPs, highlighting that its "dashboard lends itself perfectly to the management of multiple companies", while awarding it Best Choice 2019.

WINMAG Pro
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Altaro Office 365 Backup "delivers peace of mind"

1 Nov 2019

Altaro offers everything a business needs to secure its Microsoft Office 365 organisations and can be swiftly deployed in the cloud without disrupting normal operations.

Network Computing
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Networks Unlimited Africa appointed Altaro Distributor

28 Aug 2019

African value-added distributor, Networks Unlimited Africa, and Altaro have announced a partnership agreement.

IT News
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Interview with Colin Wright, Altaro's Vice President of EMEA

31 Jul 2019

WinMagPro caught up with Colin Wright, Vice President of EMEA at Altaro, to find learn about the company's upcoming releases.

WinMagPro
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Altaro offers partners new opportunities in the cloud

30 Jul 2019

CRN details how resellers and MSPs partnering with Altaro should be able to easily build a business with recurring sales while addressing new customer groups.

CRN
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British Pye Bank Primary School Deploys Altaro

19 Jun 2019

Pye Bank Primary School in the UK enjoys 60% saving in storage space due to the deduplication provided by Altaro VM Backup, its backup solution of choice.

Storage Newsletter
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DSC Award 2019 for Altaro

16 May 2019

Altaro was awarded this year's Data Centre Alliance DCS Award for Managed Services Project of the Year for its work with Chorus, an MSP based in Bristol, England.

DCS Awards
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Altaro Office 365 Backup "secures core business without hassle"

22 May 2019

WinMagPro (the Netherlands) highly recommends Altaro Office 365 Backup, highlighting its "ease of use and completeness" and awarding it 8 points out of 10.

WinMagPro
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Windows Admin Center brings server management under one roof

3 May 2019

TechTarget's SearchWindowsServer reports on the webinar co-hosted by Andy Syrewicze, technical evangelist with Altaro, and Eric Siron, a Microsoft Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP, detailing how to use Windows Admin Center features to simplify daily operations.

TechTarget
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Altaro Software: Easy, Powerful Features Our 'Claim to Fame'

2 May 2019

In this edition of the New Exhibitor News Desk with Channel Partners' Craig Galbraith and Kevin Morris, Andy Syrewicze, technical evangelist with Altaro, explains what differentiates the company from a sea of competitors.

ChannelFutures
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Agile and Effective Backup Management with Altaro VM Backup

18 Apr 2019

In his MSP Webinars series, Steve Taylor - an expert at using MSP tools - interviews Andy Syrewicze, Technical Evangelist at Altaro about backup management.

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Altaro VM Backup 8.3 review: Drag and drop, straight to the top

16 Apr 2019

Dave Mitchell reviews Altaro VM Backup, awarding it five stars and naming it Editor's Choice, saying: "Excellent value, simple configuration and a wealth of features - Altaro VM Backup makes light work of protecting Hyper-V and VMware virtualized environments".

IT Pro
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5 Azure solutions for MSPs, from entry-level to emerging

1 Mar 2019

Andy Syrewicze, a former MSP engineer and current Microsoft MVP, detailed five Azure solutions that service providers can offer their clients. The packages run from the simple to the visionary.

TechTarget
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Altaro VM Backup V8: introductie WAN-geoptimaliseerde replicatie

18 Feb 2019

Met Altaro VM Backup V8 introduceert Altaro WAN-geoptimaliseerde replicatiefunctionaliteit, waarmee gebruikers binnen een minimale tijd weer aan de slag kunnen als er een ramp optreedt. Wij raakten geïnteresseerd en testten het product.

WinMagPro
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Interview with David Vella: Altaro chooses MSPs first - Altaro kiest voor MSP-first

3 Jan 2019

Het van oorsprong Maltese Altaro heeft de afgelopen twee jaar een ware doorbraak beleefd. Als een echte specialist op het gebied van VM back-up en recovery is het bedrijf wereldwijd actief. Dat met iets minder dan honderd medewerkers in totaal. Komend jaar wil Altaro doorpakken door zich te richten op de Managed Service Provider (MSP).

ChannelConnect Dossiers
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Altaro VM Backup 8.2

1 Jan 2019

Businesses worried about protecting their virtualised environments can rest easy with Altaro VM Backup on their side.

Storage Magazine
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Protecting your data (interview with David Vella)

1 Jan 2019

We caught up with the firm's CEO, David Vella who provided us with a glimpse into the ways in which the team are able to deliver affordable enterprise-class functionality, while avoiding unnecessary features that cost and undue complexity.

Acquisition International
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Altaro 2019 Predictions: The Year of the Container, Hypervisors Slide Under the Hood, and More People Using More Clouds

1 Jan 2019

Altaro 2019 Predictions: It's quite normal this time of year to keep a steady eye on the future. Our crystal ball can be a good measure of key technologies and industry movements to keep an eye on in the coming year. Not only does this help companies determine what strategic changes they need to make from an IT perspective, it also highlights areas where staff may need to train up and grow to accommodate those changes.

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Altaro wins two US Technology Elite Awards

17 Dec 2018

Altaro, fast-growing developer of easy-to-use backup solutions, has won two 2018 US Technology Elite Awards, US Business News has announced. Altaro was named Best Cloud Backup Solutions Company 2018 and its product Altaro VM Backup won the Best Virtual Environments Recovery Solution award.

Times of Malta
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The 2018 US Technology Elite Awards – US Business News

1 Dec 2018

Best Cloud Backup Solutions Company 2018: Altaro & Best Virtual Environments Recovery Solution: Altaro VM Backup

US Business News
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Conference to discuss automation, backup and hyperconvergence

15 Nov 2018

During a tech conference in Malta to discuss automation, backup and hyperconvergence featuring MVP Thomas Maurer, Altaro gave two presentations.

The Malta Independent
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Going all out in support

6 Nov 2018

What happens when you make support the core of your business? As backup service Altaro found out, it can make a world of difference to clients.

The Business Post
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Altaro: Niet alles in de cloud wordt automatisch geback-upt

6 Nov 2018

Bedrijven, hoe groot of klein ook, willen dat ze hun verloren gegevens terug kunnen halen. Het liefst doen ze dat snel, met de situatie direct voor de ramp die zich heeft voltrokken. Daar hoeven ze geen dure oplossingen voor back-up en recovery meer voor aan te schaffen.

ChannelConnect
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Altaro teams up with Cloud Distribution for VM Backup expansion

17 Oct 2018

Altaro has appointed Cloud Distribution as its latest distributor in the UK, helping to expand the reach of its VM Backup product into new businesses around the country.

Channel Pro
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Altaro VM Backup Full Version Review

20 Sep 2018

Altaro VM Backup offers an easy and integrated way to backup virtual machines. It is fast, affordable and high performance backup solution for enterprise.

bestbackup.site
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4 reasons why quality deduplication matters for backup operations

20 Sep 2018

There are perhaps few areas of data storage that are more important than your backup storage, so that’s how we’re going to be looking at deduplication in this article today — through the prism of storing backups.

TechGenix
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Altaro Software: VM back-up Ooit erg duur, nu voor het

18 Sep 2018

Wie tien jaar geleden een back-up wilde maken van zijn virtuele machines of desktops en deze ook weer snel terug wilde zetten, moest diep in de portemonnee kijken. Cloudcomputing heeft door het schaalvoordeel al veel ICT-functies toegankelijk gemaakt voor kleinere organisaties, maar wat als het gaat om functies die het hart van cloudcomputing treffen?

ChannelConnect
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Review : Altaro VM Backup

5 Sep 2018

REVIEW: To stand out from the crowd and gain popularity, one has to offer innovative features, proven reliability, simplicity to use and a solid customer centric support experience. The author concludes that this is just what Altaro does with its VM Backup solution

vXav.fr
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Altaro: First Impressions

3 Sep 2018

It's clear that Altaro have invested heavily in a slick user experience to provide simplified backup operations with a clear and concise dashboard that is intuitive.

vmfocus.com
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Altaro: Virtual Backup Solution Built Specifically for MSPs

9 Aug 2018

Altaro provides backup services for virtual machines for SMBs and mid-markets.  In the last 6 months, Altaro has made a lot of improvements to its portfolio such as grand-father father-son archiving and continuous data protection.

e-ChannelNews
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How Altaro VM Backup Helped Me Save 86% In Backup Storage

9 Jul 2018

REVIEW: Tech writer Brien Posey reviews Altaro VM Backup and gives it a Gold Star rating. Find out why.

TechGenix
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Cover story: "The 10 Best Performing VMware Solution Providers, 2018"

1 Jul 2018

Altaro Software: Delivering Backup Solutions with Innovation and Efficiency

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Mind the gap

1 Jul 2018

THINK reports on contributions by Altaro Software co-founder and CEO David Vella during a national conference addressing the skills gap, organised by the Malta University Holding Company (MUHC) and the Malta Business Bureau (MBB).

The University of Malta
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Backup you can bank on

1 Jul 2018

Beeks Financial Cloud has secured 7000 Virtual Machines and made 80% savings on global data storage using augmented deduplication

Storage Magazine
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Maltese Software Start-Up Beats Silicon Valley Giants For Company Of The Year Award

1 Jun 2018

Coming up against billion-dollar revenue and Silicon Valley behemoths, Altaro won the Editor's Choice - Company of the Year award in London, during an awards ceremony with over 300 attendees.

Lovin Malta
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The Storage Awards 2018 Winners

1 Jun 2018

A packed venue at the Tower Hotel saw the winners announced for the 2018 Storage Awards, including Altaro that was named Editor's Choice - Company of the Year.

Storage Magazine
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Managed Service Providers (MSPs) extend services to meet evolving customer demand

31 May 2018

The European Managed Services and Hosting Summit 2018 held in Amsterdam provided a chance to hear from and talk to the most innovative vendors currently driving growth in Managed Services via the channel including Altaro.

IT Reseller
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Altaro Software named Best Tech Startup in MCA eBusiness Awards 2017

17 May 2018

Altaro Software, a Malta-based software development house with a global focus, was named winner of the Best Tech Startup award during the MCA eBusiness Awards 2017 ceremony held on 28 March, 2018.

Malta Today
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Mike Bender On How To Get Ahead In The Tech Industry

11 May 2018

Andy Syrewicze is a US based Technical Evangelist for Altaro Software. Andy, who's background is in Infrastructure, Cloud, and Automation, spends his time acting as the editor for Altaro's blogs, and producing and aggregating content for the community.

Microsoft MVP Award Program Blog
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Meet the 2018 ChannelPro VENDORS ON THE VANGUARD

1 May 2018

Veeam Software's virtual machine backup solutions have many admirers, and rightly so, but channel pros searching for a simpler, less expensive alternative should take a look at Altaro's backup products for VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V.

ChannelPro Network
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The Price Is Right: The Definitive Guide To MSP Pricing

1 May 2018

This eBook by MSP veteran Nick Cavalancia explains how to find the right balance and price MSP services fairly, sustainably, and of course, profitably!

VAR insights & MSP insights
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Altaro awarded the MCA eBusiness Best Tech Startup Award

29 Mar 2018

Locally developed solutions recognised at the MCA eBusiness Awards 7th edition organised by the Malta Communications Authority.

Times of Malta
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Key Managed Services event returns to Amsterdam

13 Mar 2018

The successful Managed Services Summit series of events is returning to Amsterdam in May for its second year. The event will examine some of the latest developments impacting the industry and assess the impact of new compliance rules on the Managed Service Provider (MSP) sector in Europe.

MENAFN
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Announcing The Latest Update To Altaro VM Backup: Continuous Data Protection

7 Mar 2018

The update is here! We've listened to your feedback and are delighted to be bringing some amazing new features to our popular virtual backup solution Altaro VM Backup!

Windows Admins
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Ones to Watch: Altaro Software

1 Mar 2018

Ones to Watch looks at Altaro Software, a fast-growing developer which provides full-featured and affordable backup software. The company was founded in Malta in 2009 and has grown rapidly over the years.

Malta Profile
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All about that BaaS?

1 Mar 2018

Colin Wright of Altaro Software offers practical advice and five essential questions to ask before you sign up to a Backup as a Service (BaaS) provider and pack away your tapes.

Storage Magazine
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Masters of disaster (front page!)

1 Mar 2018

This issue of Storage magazine includes a number of articles on the related topics of backup and Disaster Recovery, and specifically around the prospect of both functions being offered 'as a service', an option that is gaining increasing traction among businesses concerned with the rising cost and inflexibility of on-premise solutions.

Storage Magazine
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Altaro VM Backup – Unlimited Plus Edition

1 Mar 2018

Data backup has had a chequered past and has often been an afterthought, but it is now a critical component of IT operations, digital transformation, security and compliance, with a definitive role and lifecycle. This is embraced and enabled by Altaro VM Backup version 7.6, available in four versions. Here we review the fully featured, Unlimited Plus edition.

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Industry Briefing: Altaro Targets SMB Backup Market

2 Feb 2018

This month, I had the opportunity to chat with Andy Syrewicze, Technical Evangelist at Altaro. Altaro believes the small and medium business (SMB) space is underserved when it comes to virtual machine (VM) backup for VMware and Hyper-V environments. It's an oversight the company says it wants to correct.

ActualTech.io
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Learning a hard lesson

1 Jan 2018

Colin Wright, VP EMEA, Altaro discusses the importance of backing up essential files for educational institutions.

Storage Magazine
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Is time running out for tape?

17 Nov 2017

There are four good reasons to move away from tape backup, says Andy Syrewicze, Microsoft MVP and Technical Evangelist at Altaro Software.

Storage Magazine
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Altaro Releases VM Backup V7

13 Apr 2017

I recently had a discussion with Altaro CEO David Vella about data protection in a virtual machine environment, powered by either Microsoft's Hyper-V or VMware's vSphere for small to medium size enterprises (SME), as well as the features of version 7 of his company's VM Backup.

Virtualization & Cloud Review
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Software Review: Altaro Hyper-V Backup

11 Nov 2014

This tool is a powerful backup solution for a small to medium size business implementation of a Hyper-V based private cloud, and the pricing is right in line, if not below that level. Additionally, Altaro's support department was impressive and their documentation is thorough.

itToby.com
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Altaro Hyper-V Backup – Produktreview

2 Sep 2014

All in all, Altaro VM Backup is a highly recommended backup solution for Hyper-V environments. (Translated)

Eric Berg's blog (German)
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First approach on Altaro Hyper-V Backup

6 Aug 2014

Altaro is a company specialized in backup solution for Microsoft environment. Altaro purposes personal and professional backup solution. Altaro has made two professional solutions: File Servers backup and Hyper-V backup. In this article, I will talk about this last.

Tech-Coffee.net
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