ShadowXafe v2.0 is a backup, storage and disaster recovery solution from StorageCraft. It’s known for its ability to virtualise a server in milliseconds. It’s a reliable, flexible recovery solution for both physical and virtual environments. With v2.0’s launch last week, there’s a raft of new features to make your life as a service provider easier. With new compatibility for Hyper-V environments, you can tap into a broader customer base. All new MSP pricing, also allows easier trial / adoption without fixed commitments.


ShadowXafe already enables:


  • Instant recovery from backup images living anywhere.
  • SLA-oriented data protection. Customise snapshot intervals and recovery points, then apply individual policies to specific machines.
  • Simplified dashboard. Information prioritised on importance, to view at a glance.


What’s new feature wise in v2.0?


  • Hyper-V deployment (OneSystem and Service Node).
  • Hyper-V Full Restore and VirtualBoot with Migrate/Backfill.
  • Per-customer discovery, management, and reporting. Reports can now be viewed per site. Also automate scheduled reports, and send via email.
  • OS Support – Windows Server 2019, 7 & 10
  • NAT traversal (tunneling) for simple multi-site ShadowXafe communication.
  • Cloud seed drive support with policy setting and automatic detection.
  • ConnectWise integration. 2-way ticketing for backup health.


New pricing and plans


  • MSP monthly subscription now available with pricing per VM, physical server, workstation, cloud bundles, cloud incidentals.
  • Volume based discounts, based on monthly commitments for 12 months.
  • Pricing available from early July 2019.


One vendor. One solution.


With this latest ShadowXafe update, StorageCraft solidifies its position as a complete business continuity provider. It’s the only vendor with a complete suite of hardware, software and cloud services spanning SMB to Mid/Enterprise. From ShadowProtect, ShadowXafe, Cloud Services through to OneXafe – StorageCraft can help manage your customers’ data, protect and recover it from the worst-case scenarios.


Next steps


For existing StorageCraft MSPs wanting to; consolidate multiple vendors for physical and virtual environments, use a single pane of glass and unified SLA-driven management – trial ShadowXafe v2.0.


For prospective MSPs wanting to replace their existing vendor(s) with StorageCraft – check out ShadowXafe v 2.0.


For existing StorageCraft MSPs where consolidation is needed, keep using ShadowProtect with ImageManager. It’s definitely NOT end-of-life, with new features road mapped.


Contact your account manager or email today, to download and evaluate ShadowXafe in your own environment.




Will Lai – Brand & Marketing Manager
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