CRN Named StorageCraft ShadowXafe a Finalist for 2020 Tech Innovator Award

  • CRN Tech Innovator Awards celebrate the year’s most innovative products and services in the IT channel
  • ShadowXafe recognized for being a game-changing data protection offering for solution providers

DRAPER, UT – November 9, 2020 – StorageCraft®, whose mission is to protect all data and ensure its constant availability, today announced that it has been named a finalist in the 2020 CRN Tech Innovator Awards by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company. StorageCraft was recognized for its ShadowXafe™ next-generation data protection software in the Cloud Data Protection / Disaster Recovery category.

The annual award program honors innovative vendors in the IT channel across 49 technology categories, in key areas ranging from cloud to security to storage to networking. CRN editors assessed hundreds of vendor products along multiple criteria, including uniqueness, key capabilities, technological competency, and addressing customer needs.

Finalist ShadowXafe delivers industry-leading system and data recovery options, enterprise-level scalability, and a workflow optimized for management simplicity, all from its cloud-based OneSystem® management platform. This centralized management platform enables ShadowXafe to coexist with the new OneXafe® Solo™ backup appliance, meaning StorageCraft channel partners can mix and match data protection software and appliance deployments for customers. In doing so, partners easily create a properly fitted backup and disaster recovery solution for each customer that they oversee from a single pane of glass.

Being able to provide a solution to every customer from within the unified StorageCraft technology stack instantly extends a partner’s market and revenue potential while also increasing operational efficiency and reducing costs. As customer environments grow, ShadowXafe scales with ease, integrates tightly with StorageCraft Cloud Services™ for DRaaS, and is optional with OneXafe scale-out NAS storage deployment (for storing backups), thus providing more revenue opportunities.

Supporting Quotes
Shridar Subramanian, CMO, StorageCraft
“We’re honored to be recognized as a vendor that is transforming IT. The nomination of ShadowXafe as a finalist in this year’s Tech Innovators competition underscores the value this powerful data protection solution brings to our partners and their customers. With ShadowXafe, our partners get an enterprise-class data protection and recovery solution that scales easily as customer environments grow.”

Blaine Raddon, CEO, The Channel Company
“CRN’s Tech Innovator Awards celebrate technology vendors that empower end users and promote business growth for solution providers with pioneering, purpose-built solutions. Congratulations to each of this year’s CRN Tech Innovator Award finalists! We are honored to recognize these best-in-class vendors that are powering IT transformation and innovation.”

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About StorageCraft
For nearly two decades, StorageCraft has been innovating advanced data management, protection and recovery solutions. Together with our channel partners, we ensure medium and small organizations can keep their business-critical information always safe, accessible, and optimized. Our customers benefit from category-leading intelligent data protection and management solutions, converged primary and secondary scale-out storage platform and world-class cloud backup and DRaaS services. Regardless of whether an organization relies on on-premises, cloud-based or a hybrid IT environment, StorageCraft solves the challenges of exploding data growth while ensuring business continuity through best-in-class protection and recovery solutions. For more information, visit

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Contact Information:
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StorageCraft Technology Corp.
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