‘Twas the Night Datto Saved Christmas Poem

‘Twas the Night Datto Saved Christmas Poem

'Twas the night
Before Christmas
And the system stopped working
John wished to go home
But the competition was smirking
The server was down
Pending repair
A new hard drive was needed
To John’s deepest despair

The stores were all closed
And the snow quickly falling
The roads would be bad
So John started bawling

He moaned and he groaned
As he paced back and forth
He knew his luck had run out
As he looked to the north

John thought of his children
All snug in their beds
So cozy and warm
Having dreams of red sleds

Thoughts of his wife
Cluttered his mind
Alone in his office
For Sally he pined

First he tried this
And then he tried that
Nothing seemed to work
The backups
All crashed

When what
To John’s wondering eyes
Should appear
But a big white cloud
He could see it so clear

Then it struck him and
He leaped up with joy
His smile grew larger
A solution to deploy

John quickly sat down
Turned on his computer
As he whistled
And shouted
And called
For a savior

Now Datto
Now VMs
Now Instant

On Virtual Box
And Xen

To the data center
Far far away
Data in both
Cali and PA
Now virtualize
Virtualize it all

So up
In the cloud
Did run
With a full
Image loaded
Applications were spun

And then
A huge sigh
Was released in delight
He knew that
He had now
Put things alright

And I heard John exclaim
As he drove out of sight
Thank heavens for Datto
And to all a goodnight

Shannon Kohn is Marketing and Channel Relations Director at Datto. Monthly guest blogs such as this one are part of MSPmentor’s annual platinum sponsorship. Read all Datto guest contributions here.

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