R1Soft Presents on Key Backup Service Provider Attributes at HostingCon

(Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine) – Ben M. Thomas, Product Director at R1Soft®, creator of the R1Soft Server Backup Manager (SBM) product line, is presenting, “What Does Your Backup Service Look Like?” at HostingCon Global 2015,  Monday, July 27 – Wednesday, July 29, 2015 in San Diego, California. R1Soft is exhibiting SBM version 5.10 with new Site-to-Site Replication technology, providing a simple means to replicate backup data across SBM servers regardless of physical location, in booth #816. HostingCon is the only North American event designed to serve the hosting and cloud community, providing essential industry knowledge and intelligence in an unbiased platform.

WHAT:  R1Soft at HostingCon 2015:

  • “What Does Your Backup Service Look Like?” Presented by R1Soft’s Ben M. Thomas – Tuesday, July 28, 2015, 10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. PDT
  • Server Backup Manager (SBM) Exhibited in Booth #816

WHERE: San Diego Convention Center, 111 W. Harbor Drive, San Diego, California

Backups are an integral component of hosting services, but what qualifies you as a hosting provider to begin charging customers for backups as a premium service? In his session, Ben M. Thomas reviews some key attributes of current system backup service providers. A closer look is taken at the system backup process in its ideal form and he discusses what it takes to get there, looking at both infrastructure and service levels.

Ben M. Thomas is Product Director at R1Soft. Previously, he was a software development consultant with various clients including established businesses and software start-ups. He served cPanel, leader in Web hosting automation, for many years, most recently as Vice President of Product Development. Follow Ben on Twitter @Ben_M_Thomas.

R1Soft Server Backup Manager (SBM) utilizes block-level Continuous Data Protection technology to transform your backup process into a fast and efficient walk in the park. By working below the filesystem, IO usage for backups is minimized and critical resources are kept free to serve clients. The company’s technology shrinks backup windows to predictable and small increments by tracking the changes to data in real-time, providing the freedom to schedule backups when needed to meet client requirements. Because R1Soft SBM is a multi-tenant solution built for hosting providers, the backup solution, built with privacy and security in mind, provides self-service restores and scales to meet the needs of multiple clients.

R1Soft partner, PhoenixNAP®, a global IT services provider offering cloud, dedicated server, colocation, and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) technology solutions, is exhibiting in booth #407. The company selected R1Soft’s Server Backup Manager as the solution of choice to incorporate into their Bare Metal Server Backup & Recovery offering, beginning in 2014.

R1Soft partner, LeaseWeb, one of the world’s largest hosting brands, has been offering R1Soft on their Bare Metal (Dedicated) Server platform as well as an add-on to other clients who chose to add it to their servers, since 2011. Visit LeaseWeb in booth #425.

For more information on SBM 5.10, visit: http://www.r1soft.com/products/whats-new.

For more information on HostingCon, visit: http://www.hostingcon.com/global/.

R1Soft was purchased by Continuum®, the industry’s only channel-exclusive provider of fully integrated managed IT services solutions, in August 2014.

About R1Soft

Based in Houston, Texas, R1Soft is recognized as the leading commercial backup software for Web hosting providers. Known as the fastest, most scalable, yet affordable Continuous Data Protection™ software for both Windows® and Linux® platforms in private and public clouds, R1Soft’s Server Backup Manager (SBM) is deployed by nearly 1,800 Web hosting providers and protects nearly 250,000 servers worldwide. For more information, visit: http://www.r1soft.com/ or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @R1Soft

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