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How Government Agencies Can Optimize Digital Transformation

In this GovLoop article, Joe Gaska explains how easy access to SaaS data can make agencies more agile and effective A post-pandemic NASCIO survey of state and territory CIOs found that 89% plan to expand their “as a Service” models over the next three years. This means government agencies need to rethink how they critical … Continued

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The Ultimate Guide to Salesforce Data Management & Backup

How to get much more value from Salesforce data You’d be hard-pressed to find an enterprise that doesn’t run on data, much of which is generated in cloud-based mission-critical CRM, ERP, HR applications, and the like. Apps like Salesforce are where decisions are made, and business takes place.  For organizations that depend on Salesforce, effective … Continued

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GRAX Named a 2021 Gartner® Cool Vendor in Data Management

The report recognizes vendors offering “measurable, delivery-focused data management, pushing the envelope for what it means to be both practical and innovative” BOSTON, MA — November 10, 2021— GRAX, Inc., the leading SaaS Data Value Platform, today announced it has been named a 2021 Cool Vendor in Data Management: Creating Operational Efficiency by Gartner1.   According … Continued

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How Companies Can Adapt to Global Data Privacy Regulations

This Dataversity article, written by GRAX CEO Joe Gaska, discusses how to better control and protect customer data China’s recently enacted Personal Information Protection Law is just one of many new data privacy regulations affecting businesses worldwide. In this article for Dataversity, Gaska explains that in order to help safeguard customer data, you need to … Continued

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Historical Data: A Manufacturer’s Secret Weapon

This Industry Today article by GRAX CEO Joe Gaska discusses how SaaS backup data can help manufacturers improve efficiencies, forecasting, and more for this holiday season Manufacturers need to use every tool in their arsenal to ensure this holiday season is a successful one. One of the most powerful yet untapped tools is their data … Continued

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Backup Data: Why Companies Should Invest In It

This Toolbox article by GRAX CEO Joe Gaska discusses how SaaS backup data can provide a competitive edge. Backup data gets a bad reputation. The term alone suggests that it is not something that fulfills any great purpose but rather something that exists “just in case.” In this article for Toolbox, Gaska explains why backup … Continued

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Introducing Point-in-Time Restore

The next generation of fast, efficient record restoration for Salesforce is here. Salesforce offers unique challenges to customers who are trying to protect the integrity of their company data. It’s not uncommon for a Salesforce deployment to see many thousands (in some cases, hundreds of thousands!) of record updates per day from user interactions and … Continued

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Why Companies Need to Focus on Employee Mental Health

In this article, StrategicCHRO360 interviews GRAX’s head of people and culture, Sharon Schmidt, on the importance of employee mental health. The pandemic pushed many companies to consider how they support their employees’ mental health and emotional well-being. Sharon Schmidt, head of people and culture at GRAX, advises beginning with honest conversations to solicit employee feedback … Continued

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Data Protection Investments

In this interview with TechStrong TV, Joe Gaska explains why organizations should be getting a lot more out of their data management investments. People are backing up more data than ever, but how can they use it to bring value to their organizations? Joe Gaska explains how SaaS backup data is really a collection of … Continued

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In Case You Missed It: Media Coverage Roundup for GRAX History Stream

Take a peak at the press articles you may have missed on our recent release of History Stream. Last month, GRAX introduced our latest product innovation: History Stream. History Stream allows users to effortlessly integrate their SaaS app data stored in AWS or Azure cloud platforms with industry-standard analytic tools. Without any coding, users can … Continued

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GRAX Wins Two Medals in 2021 IT World Awards

Grabs Gold for Best Tech Workplace for Corporate Culture and Silver for Best IT Cloud/SaaS Company BOSTON, MA — June 22, 2021— GRAX, the leading SaaS Data Value Platform, announced today they took home two medals in the Globee 16th Annual 2021 IT World Awards: Gold in Best Tech Workplace for Corporate Culture and Silver … Continued

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GRAX Named in Hottest Startups 2021 – CRN

In this CRN article, Wade Tyler Millward highlights GRAX amongst the hottest SaaS Startups. With the increased need for SaaS applications as a result of the pandemic, CRN turned its focus to SaaS startups that are thriving in 2021. This article names GRAX as one of the hottest. Key Takeaways: SaaS tools have been crucial … Continued

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Five Blunders You’re Making on Workplace Diversity

In this Fortune article, columnist S. Mitra Kalita includes commentary from GRAX CEO Joe Gaska about common mistakes companies make when communicating about diversity initiatives. Data from LinkedIn shows the number of people with the title “head of diversity” jumped 104% and those with the title “chief diversity officer” jumped 68% from 2015 to 2020, … Continued

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History Stream is a “game-changer” – TechTarget

This article “GRAX History Stream feeds Salesforce data to analytics tools,” by TechTarget’s Johnny Yu, discusses the launch of GRAX’s History Stream – including insights from GRAX CEO Joe Gaska and Bloor Group CEO Eric Kavanagh. GRAX’s new History Stream solution provides an easy way to directly send Salesforce data into intelligence tools so customers … Continued

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History Stream Explained – Datanami

This article in Datanami discusses GRAX’s newest product, History Stream, including how it works The breakthrough DataOps solution, History Stream, slashes the complexity, time, and cost required to transmit SaaS application data to the analytics and operations tools business users rely on. Now, instead of having to code, businesses users can make every version of … Continued

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GRAX Announces History Stream™, Unleashing SaaS App Data for Easy Downstream Consumption

Breakthrough DataOps solution quickly pushes critical cloud application data into popular analytics and operations systems, with clicks not code BOSTON, MA — June 16, 2021— GRAX, Inc., the leading SaaS Data Value Platform, today announced the release of History Stream™. This breakthrough DataOps solution slashes the complexity, time, and cost required to pipe SaaS app data … Continued

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All Roads Lead to APIs

This Inside Analysis article by Stephen Swoyer highlights GRAX’s commitment to building a more sustainable model for cloud data access, which will help enterprises maximize business value and cut costs. The SaaS data-access status quo, namely using APIs to pull data from cloud services directly, is wasteful, ungoverned, costly, and unsustainable. This article discusses why … Continued

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Trends in financial data 2021

This article, by Tearsheet’s Rimal Farrukh, highlights data trends shaping financial services, such as data ownership. Digital transformation, data personalization, and transparency are crucial for financial data ecosystems. Farrukh spoke to industry leaders – including our CEO Joe Gaska – to discuss trending issues in data aggregation, data processing, and sharing. Joe explains why financial … Continued

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Tech jobs remain clustered in major hubs — for now

This article, by CIO Dive’s Roberto Torres, discusses the increase in tech jobs in traditional tech hubs – like Boston – with industry experts, including CEO Joe Gaska. Despite the pandemic, the demand for jobs in the tech sector increased. Companies that continued to hire had to adapt to the WFH culture, which many companies … Continued

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GRAX Wins Stevie Awards’ Customer Service Department of the Year

GRAX honored with Bronze Stevie, with judges citing impressive customer experience metrics while our company experienced significant growth. What is the key to superior customer service? For GRAX, it’s white-glove care, a commitment to responsiveness, and our remote-first culture. This explains why we won Bronze for the Stevie Awards’ Customer Service Department of the Year. … Continued

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More Workplace Lessons Learned During the Pandemic

This article in SHRM includes commentary from our Head of People and Culture, Sharon Schmidt, on benefits we have implemented to help our employees during the pandemic. The pandemic has added a lot of stress to many people’s lives. Employers have an obligation to connect and communicate with employees to make sure everyone is taking … Continued

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April Fools… Backup is No Joke!

The world’s best cloud storage service was released today, called Titanic… It’s always synching! (Bada-bing!) We know. These jokes are kind of lame, but they probably made you smirk. That’s what April Fools is all about! But just because it comes right after World Backup Day doesn’t mean backup is a joke. At GRAX, we … Continued

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GRAX Honored With Prestigious 2021 Data Breakthrough Award

GRAX Data Value Platform Wins Overall Data Tech Innovation of the Year BOSTON, MA — March 25, 2021 — GRAX, the leading SaaS Data Value Platform, today announced it has been named “Overall Data Tech Innovation of the Year” by the 2021 Data Breakthrough Awards. The award recognizes both the importance and uniqueness of GRAX’s … Continued

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GRAX Virtual Appliance: The SaaS Appliance for Salesforce Backups

The GRAX Data Value Platform is an “easy button” for customers who need to backup, restore, and archive data from their Salesforce instances. Customers in all industries are today benefiting from a fully managed, scalable hands-off deployment that gives them the peace of mind that their Salesforce business data is being preserved in a backup. … Continued

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Backup, Reuse, and Win: Maximize Your Data Protection Investment

Now more than ever, cloud applications run the show. Salesforce and other SaaS apps make up 1/3 of all mission-critical enterprise apps, according to ESG. The data you generate in those apps is a treasure trove of business actions and decisions. It’s one of, if not your most, important business assets. Savvy companies know they … Continued

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Five Things You Need to Know Today, and How to Beat Zoom Fatigue

This article in Boston Business Journal showcases one of the things our CEO, Joe Gaska, has done to keep employees from zoning out from Zoom. Zoom fatigue is a growing problem amid the pandemic and CEOs must be creative to prevent this from happening. Recently, Joe had an idea on how to give his employees … Continued

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Morten Bagai Joins GRAX Board of Directors

BOSTON, MA — February 25, 2021 — GRAX, the leading SaaS Data Value Platform, announced today that it has elected Morten Bagai to its board of directors. Bagai is the Chief Technology Officer of GRAX. “We’re delighted to name a globally recognized technology leader to GRAX’s board of directors,” said Joe Gaska, GRAX’s Founder and … Continued

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Grab Nice Pants—The Boss Is at Your Door With a Gift

We’re thrilled to be highlighted in this Wall Street Journal article that showcases the creative efforts CEOs, including GRAX’s Joe Gaska, have made during the pandemic to combat employee burnout and boost morale. These activities range from virtual scavenger hunts, to Zoom slam poetry readings, to sending cheese board and s’mores kits for employees to … Continued

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GRAX Releases Fall ‘20 “Quantum” Edition: The Fastest Way to Back Up and Take Full Ownership and Control of Salesforce Data

Customers tap massive historical datasets inside and outside of Salesforce to drive business continuity and growth BOSTON, MA — September 16, 2020 — GRAX, the leading SaaS Data Value Platform, today released Fall ‘20 Quantum Edition, the fastest way for organizations to take back ownership and control of their Salesforce data by backing it up … Continued

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Salesforce Webinar: Who’s Got Your Back(up)?

When you think about the question – who’s got your backup? – it is crucial to think about who OWNS your backup data. And only with GRAX, do you truly own your backup data. When you own your data, it can serve as the business transformation blueprint for molding your historical data into strategic value.

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GRAX Time Machine

What would you do if I gave you a time machine? | Would you travel to the past and relive your happiest moments? | Would you try to change or learn from your mistakes? | Would you travel to the future to see what happens to you or the world around you?

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GRAX: Why we updated our logo

It’s always interesting to see why brands update their logos… Sometimes it’s a facelift to keep up with trends Other times it’s a marketer wanting to put their mark on the brand Or a desire to step away from the past Or a need to embrace the past Or a requirement to become more and … Continued

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GRAX Releases the Immutable Ledger Powered by Blockchain

GRAX releases industry-first Immutable Ledger used to preserve, protect, and govern chain of custody for all versions of Salesforce data. GRAX Time Machine with Immutable Ledger delivers unlimited versioning and chaining of Salesforce data signed, encrypted and…

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