More flexibility for OneXafe Solo


StorageCraft adds extra flexibility to its OneXafe Solo, with a range of new options covering different machine types and Cloud Services bundles. As of 1 July, the Solo includes the following protection bundles:


  • Physical, virtual, and workstations with Cloud Plus.
  • Physical, virtual, and workstations with Cloud Basic.
  • Physical, virtual, and workstations without a cloud bundle.


The minimum monthly price still applies, which includes protection for one machine and a Cloud Premium bundle. The above new options are available for machines protected beyond the first machine. This makes it more cost effective and flexible. For further details visit here.


Quiz Night’s here! – Hamilton (19th August)


It’s time to show other Hamilton resellers, who’s got the biggest brains! You and your team’s invited to Soft Solutions’ Quiz Night. It’s a fun night of trivia, spot prizes and (otherwise) useless knowledge. Put your obscure memories of 80’s movie quotes, 90’s songs and noughties sports facts to good use. We’ll be putting on drinks and bar-snacks at Smith & McKenzie bar. For details, click here.


Ransomware protection strategies to level up, post Kaseya’s attack


The recent Kaseya ransomware attack hit managed service providers (MSPs) like an artillery shell. In the single largest global ransomware attack ever, hackers leveraged a vulnerability in Kaseya’s remote monitoring software.


StorageCraft has created a next-level ransomware protection shortlist, to allow you to validate your current best practices and consider further optimisation opportunities. As you deploy a layered approach to secure your critical infrastructure, StorageCraft has multiple products and approaches to protect against this incessant threat. Click here to read more.


StorageCraft revises Cloud Basic


Following StorageCraft’s adoption of Google Cloud in May, changes to the Cloud Basic offering was announced. This included the price for the ShadowProtect and Cloud Basic bundle being reduced by over 60%! Storage capacity is now 500GB per machine, as opposed to 1TB. Finally, annual retention is now included in Cloud Basic.


All other features like BMR image drives, seed drives, and other Cloud Basic features and services remain the same. Any machine added into Cloud Basic after May 10, benefits from these new changes. For more details click here.


How to increase MSP revenue – Auckland (29th July)


Join us tomorrow, to learn how to maximise your MSP earning potential and offer different service levels to your customers. You’ll also get a refresher on the products in StorageCraft’s product suite. Rainesh Patel (Pre-sales Engineer) will unwrap these ideas in a 30-minute presentation.


It’s followed by a Q+A panel. Get insights from a peer that’s already adopted MSP services. Kerry Wilson (Think IT CEO) and Andrea Martin (StorageCraft Territory Manager) will explore the pros and cons. Learn how to solve your customers’ pain points to offer a better level of service. Networking drinks follow. Limited tickets still available. Learn more here.


Soft Solutions wins Best Value-Added Distributor – ANZ


We won best value-added distributor! We recently received this honour from StorageCraft, with Andrea Martin (Territory Manager) and Karl Thomson (Technology Evangelist) presenting the trophy, along with a fantastic lunch. Thank you StorageCraft and to all our partners. We really appreciate your continued support. To check out the other winners, click here.


ShadowXafe gets a 5-star review from IT Pro


StorageCraft’s ShadowXafe provides complete data protection, best-in-industry recovery, and enterprise scalability all while delivering a seamless experience. The latest release (V4R5 release notes) also supports multiple public cloud options for off-site data copies. This allows backup and replication to Azure blob storage, AWS, and Wasabi.


ShadowXafe recently received a 5-star review from IT Pro where it was described as an affordable one-stop backup shop for virtual environments, with great data recovery services! Read the full review here.




These are StorageCraft’s other key promotions for the quarter:


  • Complete a crossword. Win 1 of 5 electric scooters.
  • Double-up your customers’ data resilience with immutable backup!
  • OneXafe Solo for RoBo environments and SMBs
  • OneXafe Solo NFR Special Offer
  • Cloud Services Basic
  • ShadowXafe competitive upgrade
  • ShadowProtect SPX Upgrade Promotion
  • Get certified, Get ahead incentive
  • Partner Rewards Scheme


Find out their details by clicking here.


The StorageCraft Team at Soft Solutions Phone: 09 306 0450, Freephone: 0800 733 233, Email:


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