Press release

StorageCraft ShadowXafe Transforms Data Protection and Recovery with Radical Simplicity and Scale

Sponsored by Businesswire

whose mission is to protect all data and ensure its constant
availability, today announced a powerful upgrade and expansion of its
flagship product, StorageCraft ShadowXafe™. The solution now provides
enhanced features for Managed Service Providers (MSPs), including data
monitoring, protection, and recovery for the entire data center,
independent of size and type of machine, from a single console. It
eliminates complexity, improves productivity, and reduces pressure on IT
skills and training. ShadowXafe outperforms competitive offerings by
multiple orders of magnitude and delivers immediate business impact.

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ShadowXafe v2 (Graphic: Business Wire)

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Key enhancements of the new ShadowXafe version include:

  • MSP-friendly, flexible billing and invoicing for improved productivity
  • Network tunneling for massive, yet simple scale of new and expanded
    customer deployments
  • Support for Hyper-V applications

For MSPs, standardizing on StorageCraft ShadowXafe offers a path to
improved productivity, profitability, and business success. It saves
MSPs hours during deployment and management, takes milliseconds for
recovery of data, and reduces the potential for errors. Its scalability
lets MSPs add additional data protection and workflows in a few clicks.
By supporting a virtually unlimited number of nodes, it allows MSPs to
grow their customer base without increasing service desk staff.
ShadowXafe delivers everything through a single license and a single,
usage-based, recurring or combination billing system. StorageCraft
ShadowXafe supports consolidated automated billing through PSA and RMM

ShadowXafe’s native tunneling feature allows for the management of
thousands of devices with minimal impact on network performance and
without having to reconfigure firewalls. Organizations can now scale at
speed and with ease because ShadowXafe can restore any device or an
entire IT infrastructure from a single console and via a single pane of

With uncompromising reliability, speed and simplicity, StorageCraft
comprehensively protects all data for midsize companies and MSPs
irrespective of its source: whether on-premises or in the cloud,
directly from VMware, or Hyper-V applications, and from both desktops
and servers. For total disaster recovery and business continuity,
StorageCraft ShadowXafe simply and effortlessly replicates data to a
public cloud, a StorageCraft Cloud, or an off-premises location.

By supporting agentless and agent-based protection, StorageCraft
ShadowXafe satisfies SLA requirements for performance-intensive VMs and
physical machines. It delivers protection for multiple use cases –
including physical and virtual servers, on-premises and cloud, and
DRaaS, in a single solution. StorageCraft ShadowXafe recovers virtual
machines (VMs) in milliseconds, outperforming competitive offerings by
multiple orders of magnitude. It recovers and restores entire IT
infrastructures in minutes and, with a few clicks, delivers total
business continuity with a complete and orchestrated virtual failover to
the cloud. Exceedingly powerful and flexible, StorageCraft ShadowXafe is
20x faster to deploy than any competitive offering.

Because StorageCraft ShadowXafe features a modern architecture of
microservices which provide a simple, scalable, and flexible workflow,
it makes managing and restoring VMs and physical machines a breeze. In
addition, it offers seamless integration into DRaaS for failover and
recovery. In the event of system-wide failure, data corruption or
natural disaster, ShadowXafe’s patented VirtualBoot technology allows
organizations to perform a virtual machine recovery in milliseconds and
restore entire infrastructures in minutes.

With a broad array of features and capabilities and powerful,
differentiated functionality at SME pricing, StorageCraft ShadowXafe is
an ideal solution for SMEs and MSPs of all sizes and levels of

Pricing and Availability
StorageCraft ShadowXafe is
available immediately through StorageCraft’s network of authorized
resellers and distributors. Visit
for more information and to connect with a reseller that can help assess
your data-management needs and provide detailed pricing information.

Supporting Quotes:

Shridar Subramanian, Vice President, Marketing and Product Management
at StorageCraft

“Depending on whether you’re an SME or an MSP,
solving the data protection and recovery dilemma is a burden or a
business opportunity. SMEs struggle to cope because of limited skills or
budget. Meanwhile, MSPs miss the opportunity to scale and respond to
growing demand. ShadowXafe solves both sides of the equation. For SMEs,
it provides best in class protection and recovery with ease. For MSPs,
it brings the advantage of being able to standardize on a single data
protection platform that also delivers on scale, productivity, and

Ryan Walsh, Chief Channel Officer at Pax8
“This is a smart
move by StorageCraft and presents an important business advantage for
Pax8. ShadowXafe fits well with our promise to improve operational
efficiency and lower customer acquisition costs for channel partners
looking to expand their cloud services business. Providing a single,
simple interface to manage multiple environments at scale, with
unprecedented levels of data management, protection, and recovery, in a
single license, will be an attractive proposition for our channel
partners. This version of ShadowXafe is a new release, and we will have
it available in early summer.”

Ryan Rosenkaimer, Director of Operations at Razor Technology
are a data and cloud-heavy operation. Our customers rely on our services
to be always available. ShadowXafe provides MSPs with the means to
manage and protect all our customer environments and their specific SLAs
within a single and easy to manage interface. The ability to monitor
capacity and easily scale is of particular value to us because of the
unpredictable and data-heavy nature of our customer needs. Both these
features have the potential to deliver significant efficiencies that
will impact our bottom line.”

Travis Vigneau, Director, Solution Partner Strategy at ConnectWise
has long been the leader for business continuity solutions. We expect
the enhancements in ShadowXafe to be very popular with the channel. The
ability to manage and protect multiple environments, plus the ability to
recover customer environments in a single orchestrated click, from a
single, standardized environment is a compelling service proposition.
The channel will also find the seamless integration with ConnectWise for
reporting and billing will add to the ease of business management and
improved margin potential.”

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