eFolder Acquires Cloudfinder, Enhancing Managed Backup and Search for Office 365, Google Apps, and Salesforce

eFolder plans on leveraging Cloudfinder technology with its IT channel distribution, petabyte-scale cloud infrastructure, and economies of scale. By ChannelPro

eFolder has acquired Cloudfinder, a provider of cloud-to-cloud backup services. Cloudfinder products provide backup, full-text search, restoration, and reporting for business-to-business (B2B) cloud services, including Office 365, Google Apps, and Salesforce.com.

Cloudfinder provides a unified backup and instant full-text search of cloud data across differing cloud services. From one user interface, businesses can back up, search, restore, and get a data overview across multiple cloud services.

“The cloud computing revolution is allowing businesses of all sizes to run entirely in the cloud,” says Kevin Hoffman, CEO of eFolder. “Unfortunately, businesses still face the risk of data loss or downtime in the cloud, since user error, accidental deletion or malicious employees pose risks to business data no matter where it resides. By adding a layer of instant search and business continuity to these mass market B2B cloud applications through Cloudfinder’s technology, eFolder is empowering partners to deliver lucrative managed backup and support for clients that have migrated to the cloud.”

eFolder plans on leveraging Cloudfinder technology with its IT channel distribution, petabyte-scale cloud infrastructure, and economies of scale.

“As we have learned with our existing partner network, cloud computing is not do-it-yourself computing,” says Marcus Nyman, CEO of Cloudfinder. “Businesses need the trusted advice of MSPs, cloud service providers, and VARs as more applications move to the cloud. We founded Cloudfinder on the idea that cloud applications need the same level of backup and resiliency traditionally used for on-premises servers and applications. As cloud adoption accelerates, IT channel partners are uniquely positioned to help businesses protect and centralize their cloud data with Cloudfinder. We are pleased to be joining eFolder, a company that shares our vision of the future and has an unrivaled reputation for helping partners grow profitably with managed services built upon a broad portfolio for backup, BDR, and cloud file sync services.”

“Locally and in the cloud, eFolder now offers the most comprehensive suite of business continuity services sold exclusively to the IT channel,” says Ted Hulsy, vice president of marketing. “eFolder partners can take advantage of synergies that exist in the eFolder product portfolio, including local backup, cloud backup, BDR, cloud file sync and now Cloudfinder, working with a single vendor to resolve their clients’ key business continuity and productivity needs. We are excited to have Cloudfinder join the eFolder family and look forward to expanding the availability of Cloudfinder to partners worldwide.”

Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. Cloudfinder CEO, Marcus Nyman, and the entire Cloudfinder team are joining eFolder.