Profitable MSP Business Models for Differentiated as-a-Service Offerings

Expand your cloud service provider offerings with services built on Cloudian S3-compatible storage. Cloudian gives you a proven path to a profitable services business.

Speed to Market
Get revenue-ready solutions via built-in integrations with Veeam Cloud Tier and VMware Cloud Director (and storage available for purchase through the VMware Cloud Provider Program).

Increased Revenue and Margins
Save up to 70% with the storage industry’s lowest total cost; create and offer services with margin potential in excess of 50%.

Differentiated Services 

  • Backup and Storage-as-a-Service: Combine Veeam Backup and Replication software with Cloudian HyperStore and package them into an easily consumable Backup-as-a-Service.
  • Ransomware Protection-as-a-Service: Offer the industry’s first standards-based Ransomware Protection as-a-Service with the S3 Object Lock-based data immutability solution from Veeam and Cloudian.
  • Microsoft Office 365 Backup-as-a-Service: Offer complete protection for Office 365 environments using Veeam Backup for Office 365 (VBO) backing up to secure Cloudian HyperStore.
  • Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service: Combine Veeam Backup and Replication software with Cloudian HyperStore in copy mode to create and offer a complete DR as-a-Service with offsite storage.

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The Economics of High-Value Cloud Services with High Margin Potential

managed service provider guideManaged Services is a healthy, thriving market. Organizations of all sizes are streamlining their operations by focusing their resources on the work they do best for their customers while partnering with service providers for the rest. As a result, the managed services market is expected to reach $257 billion by 2022.

The nearly $250B Managed Services market is becoming increasingly competitive. To succeed, MSPs must deliver a broad portfolio of sought-after services along with excellent customer service.

Download this guide to learn how:

  • Storage-as-a-Service and Backup-as-a-Service are growing in popularity
  • Managed Service Providers benefit from this market opportunity
  • Cloudian HyperStore enables margin potential in excess of 50% for MSPs
  • Modular storage growth lets you start small and expand with demand

High Value-Add Services for Cloud Service Providers

Offer S3-compatible storage-as-a-service, or combine Cloudian storage with 3rd party applications to create additional services. Interoperable with all applications that connect to AWS S3 storage, Cloudian lets you leverage the full S3 API application ecosystem so you can deliver new revenue streams for your business.

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NEW! Ransomware-Protection-as-a-Service (RPaaS)
Address your clients’ urgent need to protect data from loss or malicious attacks. Cloudian and Veeam now support Object Lock, a data protection feature that makes backup data copies to be made unchangeable for a set period of time.

NEW! Office 365 Protection as-a-Service (OPaaS)
Help your clients address the urgent need to protect their Office 365 data with HyperStore as a secure backup repository.

Storage-as-a-Service (STaaS)
Provide additional storage capacity on a subscription basis to help customers address their growing volumes of data.

Backup-as-a-Service (BaaS)
HyperStore can serve as a backup target that integrates easily with backup platforms such as Commvault, Rubrik, Veritas, and Veeam.

Archive-as-a-Service (AaaS)
With its limitless scalability and data durability (up to 14 nines), HyperStore is ideal for providing a long-term data repository.

Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS)
Help customers avoid the risks of business and organizational disruptions resulting from disasters by keeping a copy of their data offsite.

Big Data-as-a-Service (BDaaS)
Leverage Cloudian’s rich metadata tagging to apply machine learning and analytics to large data sets. Enable new insights, discoveries, and operational efficiencies.

Cost-Effective to Buy and Manage

Built for cloud service providers, Cloudian makes it easy to grow and manage your business. Cloudian scale-out storage systems are designed to keep your costs down and profits up.

Cloudian’s native S3 API implementation works seamlessly with your client’s applications to ensure a great user experience. Plus, it guarantees trouble-free connectivity with the full range of S3-enabled applications, giving you more cloud service revenue opportunities.

Low Startup Costs, Easy to Grow

The modular architecture keeps CAPEX to a minimum by letting you can start small and add capacity with demand, rather than ahead of it. Performance grows, too, as you add capacity, to help eliminate bottlenecks.

Plus, Cloudian offers the industry’s richest service-provider feature set, including multi-tenancy, billing, and  embedded QoS controls to give you flexibility and control.

clouodian msp program guide

Cloudian Managed Service Provider Program Guide

Leverage Cloudian’s proven storage platform to build a profitable, high-value add cloud storage solutions business. Cloudian’s Managed Service Provider Program provides benefits and expertise to help ensure your success.

New Cloud Services Opportunities with Object Storage and VMware Cloud Director

cloud services opportunitiesDownload this paper to learn how Cloudian Object Storage for VMware Cloud Director and storage-based services can help you drive more profitable revenue.

  • Cloudian Object Storage for VCD enables Storage-as-a-Service and other new revenue-revenue “as-a-services” which are growing in popularity
  • Current market for storage-based services is $20B globally. VMware Cloud Providers are well-positioned to benefit from this large market opportunity
  • With exceptional economics, Cloudian helps cloud providers deliver profitable services on a proven platform

Prevent Ransomware Attacks with Veeam, VMware, and Cloudian

In this video, Rajeev Bhardwaj, VP of Products at VMware, Dave Russell, VP of Enterprise Strategy at Veeam, and Jon Toor, CMO at Cloudian, discuss new technology from Veeam and Cloudian, managed within VMware Cloud Director, that locks down your backup data so that it keeps your data safe and malware out.

Enable Cloud Services with Veeam and Cloudian

VIDEO: Veeam & Cloudian. Better Together.

Watch this video to learn how Veeam and Cloudian together provide an end-to-end, cost-effective and scalable enterprise-grade data protection solution including the industry’s best ransomware protection. It is a revenue-ready solution for as-a-Service deployment in Service Provider environments and is fully integrated with VMware Cloud Director.

Cloudian HyperStore provides a proven on-prem backup target for Veeam. Cost-effective and limitlessly scalable, Cloudian lets you start small and grow without disruption. Veeam’s native support of the S3 protocol — the de-facto standard for cloud storage — allows seamless integration with Cloudian HyperStore, the industry’s leading on-prem S3 storage platform.

Protect backup data from ransomware with Cloudian Object Lock, the only on-prem solution that offers hardened data immutability, verified in US government certification testing.

  • Backup to Cloudian at 70% less cost than public cloud
  • Integrated ransomware protection
  • Proven, plug-and-play solution
  • Rich service provider feature set, including multi-tenancy, billing, and QoS

Complete Protection for Office 365 Data with Veeam and Cloudian

Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 (VBO) paired with Cloudian HyperStore provides a cost-effective solution to protect your Office 365 data. With Veeam and Cloudian, you have the access controls, data backups and data security that protect you from accidental deletion, rogue employees, and malware.

DEMO: Adding Cloudian Object Storage to Your Veeam Backup for Office 365

How to create repositories in Veeam Backup for Office 365 and connect them to a secure on-prem Cloudian HyperStore target for complete Office365 suite protection.

Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 (VBO) paired with Cloudian HyperStore provides a cost-effective solution to protect your Office 365 data. With Veeam and Cloudian, you have the access controls, data backups and data security that protect you from accidental deletion, rogue employees, and malware.

data protection office 365Cloudian is the industry’s leading on-prem, S3-compatible storage platform. From VBO, Office 365 backups are stored directly to Cloudian, providing a fast, on-premises, disk-based data protection solution. You have an immediately accessible backup copy within the security of your data center, at 70% less cost than traditional solutions. And because Veeam VBO v4 offers native support for the S3 API, Cloudian integration is seamless.

Veeam Deployment Guides

Cloudian HyperStore Performance and Tuning Guide for Veeam Backup & Replication

veeam performance and tuning guideDownload this detailed deployment and performance tuning guide to see the Cloudian-Veeam solution in technical detail. Together, Veeam and Cloudian provide:

  • Enterprise-level backup, restore, replication, and archive on an S3 scale-out architecture
  • Reduced total cost of ownership (TCO)
  • Flexible policy-based data protection options on a per-bucket basis
  • Image-level VM backups
  • Completely on-premises private cloud

Cloudian HyperStore Deployment Guide with Veeam Backup & Replication Immutability Feature

veeam deployment guideThis guide details how to implement an environment with Veeam v10 (and higher) and Cloudian HyperStore 7.2 to support immutable copies of backup data storage on secure Cloudian object storage.

EMEA Service Provider Offers Ransomware Protection with Veeam and Cloudian

“With the ever-increasing threat from ransomware, we saw a compelling need for data immutability in our data protection offerings. As a long-standing Veeam service provider, we’re excited about the new Object Lock solution with Cloudian, which allows us to provide hardened ransomware and malware protection to our customers.”

Danny McEntee
Operations Manager at Evros Technology Group


Veeam Cloud Service Provider On-Demand Webinars

Drive More Revenue with Veeam-Powered Cloud Services

Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) are increasingly eyeing Data Backup and Cloud Storage Services as a rapidly expanding revenue opportunity. High acquisition costs, scalability, and management complexities are some of the key challenges they face to realize the market potential. Combining Veeam with Cloudian HyperStore offers the most complete solution to help CSP’s deliver a competitive data protection solution.

Watch this webinar to learn how to compete in the face of low-cost offerings from public cloud providers. Hear how this joint solution offers out-of-the-box, revenue-ready, integrated BaaS and STaaS offerings with rich features like QoS, billing, multi-tenancy, and modular scalability to streamline your backup and storage offerings.

How PhoenixNAP Streamlines Data Protection with Veeam and Cloudian

Storage admins are routinely faced with the challenge of protecting the increasing amount of applications and data.

View this on-demand webinar to learn how PhoenixNAP streamlined their backup and storage services with Veeam and Cloudian to provide:

  • Flexible data protection options for all of your workloads – including for VMware and Hyper-V
  • Improved operational efficiencies, including RPO/RTO service levels
  • Optimized data storage for scale and performance
  • Simple and unified control and visibility of data
  • Services for compliance, privacy, security threats, and theft