ShadowProtect For Managed Service Providers (MSP)

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ShadowProtect® for Managed Service Providers provides the following benefits:

  • Remote deactivation of ShadowProtect licenses from the MSP licensing console.
  • Rapid recovery from bare metal, to dissimilar hardware or to and from virtual environments.
  • ShadowControl ImageManager to automatically consolidate backup image files.
  • Verification and re-verification of backup images.
  • VirtualBoot technology for quick failover to a virtual server.
  • Converter tool to convert to .VHD or .VMDK.
  • Automatic backup of SQL, Exchange and other critical applications.
  • Recovery of individual files and folders in moments.
  • Simplified migration to new Windows servers.
  • Scheduler for automatic full and incremental backups.

Maximize Business Continuity with ShadowProtect® for Managed Service Providers.

One of the biggest challenges managed service providers face is how to maximize business continuity and avoid business disruption for their customers following a system failure. ShadowProtectR solutions provide fast and reliable disaster recovery, data protection and system migration to get Windows servers, desk-tops and laptops online as quickly as possible.

ShadowProtect for Managed Service ProvidersT lets you maximize business continuity while you remotely manage ShadowProtect licenses. It also includes all of the features and functionality of standard versions of ShadowProtect. Now you can protect entire computing environments - including operating systems, applications and data - with one ShadowProtect agent.

In addition, ShadowProtect for Managed Service Providers gives you the tools you need to centrally manage ShadowProtect licenses. Log in to the MSP Licensing Console through the ShadowProtect Partner Portal to view all active and inactive ShadowProtect licenses that you manage, create billing and licensing re-ports, or deactivate ShadowProtect licenses.

MSP Management Console Feature

Licensing Console

Log in to the MSP Licensing Console through the StorageCraft Partner Portal and view your active ShadowProtect licenses, create reports and deactivate licenses as needed.

Backup Feature


Fast and reliable disk-based backup that captures full, differential and incremental point-in-time backup images of your entire system. This includes the operating system, applications, configuration settings and data. Schedule full and incremental backups for automatic protection of everything on your Windows server.

Hardware Independent Restore Feature


ShadowProtect provides rapid recovery a number of ways: full bare metal recovery through a bootable recovery CD; recover to similar hardware; or recover to dissimilar or virtual environments with Hardware Independent Restore (HIR).

File and Folder Recovery Feature

File and Folder Recovery

Quickly browse to specific files and folders in your point-in-time backup images to perform granular recovery of your data.

Virtual Boot Feature


Right-click any ShadowProtect Server point-in-time backup image and automatically boot it as a virtual machine.

Virtual Converter Feature

Virtual Converter

Take a ShadowProtect Server point-in-time backup image and convert it to a .VHD or .VMDK.

Verification Feature


ShadowControl ImageManager also verifies and re-verifies backup image chains to ensure that your backup images are in a known good state for fast and reliable recovery should a disaster occur.

Verification Feature


Track the status of backup jobs through the notification tools in ShadowControl ImageManager. This features allows you to set e-mail and SMTP configurations so you can be notified of backup job success and failure automatically.

Consolidation Feature


Automatically consolidate backup image files with ShadowControl ImageManager. This minimizes backup storage consumption and streamlines backup image management by providing consolidated daily, weekly and monthly backups.

Save Time

Minimize the time required to restore your server systems and data. Restore an entire server system with bare metal recovery,migrate to a new system with HIR or quickly browse to specific files and folders to perform granular recovery of your data.

Save Money

Get business back up and running in a matter of minutes, rather than hours. Every minute lost in recovery is income and productivity lost. Minimize recovery time windows and you maximize profits.

Save Storage Space

ShadowProtect® for Managed Service Providers allows you to consolidate backup image stores to simplify management and minimize the amount of disk space required for system backups.