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April 25, 2022
Episode 44 - Global Data Vault

In this episode I talk with Will Baccich, Co-founder and CEO at Global Data Vault. Global Data Vault is a leader in cloud-based Backup-as-a-Service (BaaS), Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS), and the backup for Microsoft 365 space. GDV strives to add the most value to their customers based on their guiding principals of Data Quality, Proactive Monitoring, Transparency…


In this episode I talk with Will Baccich, Co-founder and CEO at Global Data Vault. Global Data Vault is a leader in cloud-based Backup-as-a-Service (BaaS), Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS), and the backup for Microsoft 365 space. GDV strives to add the most value to their customers based on their guiding principals of Data Quality, Proactive Monitoring, Transparency and straight forward pricing. Will and and I talk about how how GDV was founded in the early era of file based offsite backup and how their innovative approach to abstracting more out of their core platforms for the customers led them to focus on a single backup vendor to offer industry leading backup and disaster recovery services.

Global Data Vault was founded in 2002 and is head quartered out of the Dallas, Texas. 

☑️  Technology and Technology Partners Mentioned: Veeam, Platespin, Falconstor, Novastor, VMware, Service Provider

☑️  Raw Talking Points:

  • Perth connection
  • What's in the name
  • Hosted desktops
  • Buying GDV in 2006 
  • Slightly different view to other providers
  • much more managed service company
  • responsibility to the protection of the environment
  • Cost effective high service
  • 2 Datacenter Locations
  • Point of differentiation
  • DRaaS / BaaS / Microsoft 365 Backup
  • Current State of DRaaS/BaaS/SaaS Backup
  • 2004 file backup business - Novastore
  • 2007 backup no enough DR solutions
  • Falconstore, Platespin and Storagecraft
  • Working towards workable DR solution
  • 2014 Veeam - Best technology and partnership
  • VeeamON 2015 - 5 launch partners
  • 2016 sold GDV and kept the Veeam Business
  • Late 2021 Acquisition
  • Ransomeware - Insider Protection
  • Full DR from CC
  • 10PB of storage held

☑️ Web: https://www.globaldatavault.com/

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