3 Factors to Consider in a BDR Appliances for Your Customer Base3 Factors to Consider in a BDR Appliances for Your Customer Base
Data backup and disaster recovery (BDR) appliances offer many different options for businesses of all shapes and sizes. Here's what to keep in mind when looking for BDR appliances.
July 2, 2013
Data backup and disaster recovery (BDR) vendors design various appliances for businesses of all shapes and sizes, leaving managed services providers (MSPs) to compare appliances on their own — for the most part.
To determine which appliance fits best for each of your customers, MSPmentor suggests taking the following factors into consideration:
Before partnering with a BDR vendor leveraging appliances, make sure the vendor's appliances fit for businesses of all sizes, otherwise you may be wasting your time.
Each customer has its own unique size, and MSPs with BDR offering understand this concept. Be sure to select the right appliance size for your customer by understanding your customers needs.
Which features does each appliance offer your customers? Do they offer device seeding? How about unlimited server and desktop licensing? Screenshot verification of backups?
Do these appliance form factors allow product updates? If so, patches will be done automatically and administrative oversight will be needed less.
How do you compare BDR appliances for your customers? Do you follow the same steps?
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