Press release from Infinidat
Attracts Leading Channel Partners and New Customers
Needham, MA – June 8, 2016 – INFINIDAT, a leading provider of enterprise data storage solutions, today announced it is quickly expanding its presence in Canada with the launch of a national partner network that currently includes 10 resellers, plus numerous early customer wins. Three of the new partners are CENTRAL Technology Services, FoxNet Solutions and HighVail Systems, which provide technology solutions and services specializing in storage, cloud and virtualized environments. They will deliver the InfiniBox™ enterprise-proven storage array to customers across Canada, helping to meet the growing demand for high performance, reliability, easy-to-manage and economical data storage.
INFINIDAT has also signed several new Canadian customers, including Whipcord, a high-performance IT infrastructure company offering IT services in four areas of specialization – Colocation, Cloud, Backup and Recovery and Network Services. INFINIDAT announced the opening of its Canadian headquarters in Toronto, Ontario in March. Led by Country Manager, Brad Pierrepoint, the company’s expansion in Canada is a continuation of its expansion around the world and exemplifies the rapid growth it is seeing in other regions.
“As in other regions of the world, we are quickly making headway with the opening of our office in Canada and introducing InfiniBox to Canadian enterprises,” said Steve Sullivan, vice president of North American sales at INFINIDAT “Our reseller relationships are invaluable to building awareness of our unique ability to provide the high performance, reliability, scalable capacity and cost-efficiency customers like Whipcord need to manage data growth and utilize that data to be highly competitive.”
Reseller Partners Embrace InfiniBox
INFINIDAT has rapidly expanded its reseller and distributor channels around the world. Resellers choose INFINIDAT because of its unique ability to solve customer challenges around scale, performance, and reliability of storage without adding high cost or complexity.
“INFINIDAT successfully addresses customers’ issues around data storage management and total cost of ownership,” said Mark Liptok, CEO at CENTRAL Technology Services. “InfiniBox is an impressive addition to our portfolio that ensures customers achieve business success that meets or exceeds their bottom line goals.”
“Our customers are looking to build new adaptive, agile architectures to handle their exploding volumes of data while cutting the costs of their legacy storage,” said Jason Reil, vice president of sales at HighVail Systems. “InfiniBox is disrupting the legacy storage market because it offers a new, proven way to solve the old problem of how to handle data growth without breaking the bank. We are positioning InfiniBox as the next evolution of storage and finding it is changing the conversation.”
“InfiniBox is an alternative storage solution for the enterprise that serves as a great entry point with customers,” said Bill Fox, CEO at FoxNet Solutions. “By offering a better way to address the current and future challenges of storage performance, reliability and management, InfiniBox diversifies our product catalogue as well as differentiates us.”
Service Provider Meets Customers’ Demands with InfiniBox
Based in Lethbridge, Alberta, Whipcord is a Canadian success story, having grown over 16 years from a start-up geospatial company to a leader in the data services industry. The company provides an ideal environment for meeting customers’ IT services needs in its Tier 3 designed data centers in Lethbridge, Toronto and Vancouver.
“We were looking for a storage solution that would be highly reliable and less time-consuming to manage, in order to meet the increasing demands of our Cloud customers,” said Dan Hamilton, vice president of technology at Whipcord. “With InfiniBox, we obtained more than improved storage system management; we now have the ability to scale our storage capacity as needed and deliver “seven nines” of reliability that gives our customers peace of mind. Our high touch service has always differentiated us, so with the ease of use and stellar performance InfiniBox delivers, our team has more time to focus on the customer.”