About

At Datto, we believe there is no limit to what small and medium businesses can achieve with the right technology. Datto is the world’s leading provider of cloud-based software and technology solutions purpose-built for delivery by managed service providers (MSPs). Our unique ecosystem of MSP partners provides Datto solutions to over one million businesses across the globe.

About

Datto was founded from technical innovation...

Datto creates innovative technology that enables MSPs to protect small and medium businesses against threats and minimize business downtime. In an increasingly complex IT environment, we provide solutions to the challenges MSPs face every day, while creating margins to grow their businesses.

Datto was founded from technical innovation...

then grew into an industry leader and loyal partner...

We’ve spent more than a decade working exclusively with MSPs, and that means more than just building innovative products. We’ve also built genuine relationships with partners across the globe. From our front-line sales teams through our unmatched support, events and partner success teams, supporting our MSP community always comes first.

then grew into an industry leader and loyal partner...

and we’re all-in for the future of the global MSP community.

Since inception, we have tailored our business to meet MSPs’ unique needs. This includes our subscription-based pricing model, policies, success and support teams, and growth programs, as well as renowned events like DattoCon. Our entire business model is built to enable MSP growth

and we’re all-in for the future of the global MSP community.

Datto at a glance

2007
  • Datto was founded by Austin McChord after creating a backup device in his parent’s basement in Connecticut. A LEGO brick was used to complete the first iteration of the product.
2011
  • Datto's cloud surpasses 2PB of securely protected data.
2012
  • Hurricane Sandy in the U.S. sets the company on the path to becoming a leader in the backup and disaster recovery space after employees brave the storm and ensure MSP customer data is protected.
  • Datto surpasses 1,000 MSP partners and 100 employees.
  • Datto adds UK and Australia offices.
2013
  • Datto releases ALTO; hosts its first annual DattoCon partner conference with approximately 200 MSP attendees.
2014
  • Datto acquires Boston-based Backupify, a cloud-to-cloud backup leader, and adds protection of SaaS applications to its product portfolio.
2016
  • Datto releases SIRIS 3 x1 as the world’s first all-flash BCDR product; launches ransomware detection at DattoCon London.
2017
  • Tim Weller joins Datto as Chief Financial Officer.
  • Datto is acquired by private equity firm Vista Equity Partners and merges with Autotask, adding PSA,RMM, Datto Workplace, and Datto File Protection to Datto’s MSP product portfolio.
  • Datto acquires Portland-based Open Mesh (now Datto Networking) to deliver network continuity. It also expands, adding Portland and Amsterdam offices to the company and surpasses 10,000 partners.
2019
  • Tim Weller is appointed CEO of Datto in January.
  • DattoCon and DattoCon EMEA conferences grow to over 2,700 MSP attendees worldwide.
2020
  • Datto surpasses 17,000 MSP partners and 1,600 employees.
  • Datto acquires Australian company Gluh, a real-time procurement platform for MSPs.
Year Founded:
2007
Global Locations:
20+
Datto Users:
1 millon +
LEGO Creations:
Thousands