Got the skills to be a Drone Racing Champ?


Flying your own VR racing drone just got easier. Simply add five servers to ShadowProtect MSP or ShadowXafe MSP. The first ten partners to do so, walk away with an EMAX racing quad-copter. It features a First-Person-Video (FPV) nano camera, that streams directly into race goggles. You see what the drone sees!


More importantly, you’re also invited to Soft Solutions’ Drone Racing Championship. You’ll race against 9 other resellers, in an obstacle-filled racecourse. Show off your new flying skills. Beat all-comers through the hoops and flags, to be crowned Soft Solutions’ Race Champ.


Ready to fly? Simply email to confirm your entry / rules.


Triple Layer Security: Hamilton / Tauranga


Join us to hear the latest developments from StorageCraft, Trend Micro and WatchGuard. Each vendor offers security solutions at a different network layer. This ensures your data stays protected, regardless of attack vector.


  • StorageCraft – offers backup / archiving solutions.
  • Trend Micro – has best-practice endpoint protection.
  • WatchGuard – for network security products.


Learn more about these 3 vendors, in a compact session. Get an overview of their latest product sets, and how to better protect your clients in 2020.


  • Hamilton – Wednesday March 4th: 4:30pm. Click here to register.
  • Tauranga – Thursday March 5th: 4:30pm. Click here to register.


Tapping into the exploding data protection market


Grow your business, by checking what else you can offer from StorageCraft’s solution set. Simply download the new partner playbook. You’ll learn about the revenue opportunities associated with 10x growth in unstructured data. Increasing requirements around compliance, DR and incident responses are also driving overall storage demand.


Partnering with StorageCraft enables your business to increase total offerings, win new business and grow your MSP annuity revenues.


Check out the new partner playbook to see:


  • How to boost your IT services portfolio
  • Strategies to take advantage of the exploding demand for data protection
  • Cloud services revenue generating opportunities
  • StorageCraft’s training, support and marketing resources to help you succeed


Grab your free copy here.


Why it’s crucial to back up Office 365


Microsoft Office 365 and Google G-Suite bring many benefits to organisations of any size. However, that doesn’t mean that your data is completely safe. Microsoft actually recommends “that you regularly backup your content and data… or store using Third-Party Apps and Services.”


This recent webcast by Karl Thompson (StorageCraft Senior Sales Engineer), shows how Cloud Backup for Office 365 provides effective protection for these two SaaS services. Watch the 30-min video here.


StorageCraft named Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’: DRaaS


Customer quotes like:


  • “Best server back-up software out there!”
  • “Best DRaaS product on the market.”
  • “Simple to deploy, you can recover files in less than 5 minutes.”


…have been received on product review site, Gartner Peer Insights. This is a third-party site with a lot of credibility amongst IT professionals seeking enterprise technology solutions. StorageCraft received the highest percentage for “Willingness to Recommend”, with 94% from 35 reviews. Find out what other IT professionals are saying. Click here for more details.


Q1 promotions


  1. Share your remarkable restore incident, top ten win a $300 voucher. More details More details here.
  2. Aggressive end-user customer ShadowXafe competitive upgrade.
  3. Get ShadowXafe at 50% off MSRP, for your own production environment.
  4. OneXafe Storage Disaster-Recovery bundle: buy one, get one free.
  5. OneXafe Converged: special reseller discount – 60% off MSRP.


For more information on promotions 2-5, click here.


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


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