SimpliVity Recognized by CRN as a 2014 Emerging Vendor
List Highlights Hottest Tech Startups Impacting the IT Channel, Technology Industry
WESTBOROUGH, Mass. – July 21, 2014 – SimpliVity, the leader in hyperconverged infrastructure for the software-defined data center, announced today it has been recognized as one of 2014’s hottest emerging technology vendors by CRN, the top news source for solution providers and the IT channel. The annual Emerging Vendors list identifies up-and-coming technology vendors that have introduced innovative new products, creating opportunities for channel partners in North America to create high-margin, cutting-edge solutions for their customers.
This win comes on the heels of SimpliVity’s latest news on its global partner program, PartnerAdvantage, which allows leading IT resellers and integrators to offer customers a world-class solution to transform their data centers. SimpliVity PartnerAdvantage offers three tiers of membership—platinum, gold and authorized—that incentivizes partners to expand sales of SimpliVity OmniCube and deliver robust support, training and marketing materials to drive business.
IT organization’s today desire the economies of scale of web leaders, such as Facebook, Google and Amazon. However, they would face the challenge of combining primary storage, servers, backup deduplication appliances, WAN optimization appliances, SSD acceleration arrays, public cloud gateways, backup applications, replication applications, and other special purpose appliances and software applications so that they all run as a unified stack atop a single shared resource pool. SimpliVity’s unique Data Virtualization Platform is delivered on hyperconverged infrastructure and ensures performance, capacity, mobility, manageability and protection of virtual workloads, while delivering cloud economics.
“Solution providers are always on the hunt for the next big technology trend so that they can bring new solutions to their customers before they even know they need them. These vendors are on the forefront of IT innovation and are offering products and services that channel partners can use to stay ahead of the competition,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company, publisher of CRN. “We congratulate 2014’s Emerging Vendors for creating the next wave of technology that will drive the IT industry forward and for opening the door to new, unique solutions from the IT channel.”
“We are honored to be named one of CRN’s Emerging Technology Vendors,” said Mitch Breen, SVP of Global Sales, SimpliVity. “This recognition shows our commitment to providing our channel partners with the latest technology and business resources that they can deliver to their customers to be more competitive and agile, and emulate data center infrastructure and approaches adopted by hyper-scale companies like Google and Amazon.”
Companies included in CRN’s 2014 Emerging Vendors list were founded in 2008 or later and are actively working with channel partners in North America. The list, along with information about each vendor, will be published in CRN’s August 2014 issue and will also be available online at www.crn.com.
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About SimpliVity Corporation
SimpliVity’s revolutionary Data Virtualization Platform delivered on hyperconverged infrastructure is the first and only technology that comprehensively and simply addresses the performance and capacity challenges in today’s virtualized data centers. Ensuring performance, capacity, mobility, manageability, and protection of data while providing cloud economies of scale requires a new data architecture delivered on commodity x86 building blocks. SimpliVity takes a VM-centric approach, ensures adequate IOPS to fuel application requirements, and drives dramatic efficiency resulting in a 300% TCO savings. Launched in 2013, SimpliVity is used by hundreds of enterprises and service providers worldwide, including Dairylea, T-Systems, University of Alberta School of Business, and Wausau Coated. Headquartered in Massachusetts, SimpliVity’s business model is 100% indirect, and its solutions and professional services are available through its network of worldwide resellers and distributors. For more information, contact us at +1 508-310-1032, firstname.lastname@example.org or http://www.simplivity.com.
About The Channel Company
The Channel Company is the channel community’s trusted authority for growth and innovation, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED, and SharedVue. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at www.thechannelcompany.com.