Premier Microsoft Partner Scalability Experts Joins Gridstore Accelerate Partner Program
SE and Gridstore Deliver Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Solutions Focused on Advanced Analytics with SQL Server
Gridstore®, the leader in hyper-converged all flash infrastructure for the Microsoft Cloud-Inspired Data Centertoday announced that Scalability Experts (SE), Microsoft’s 2015 Partner of the Year Award winner for Data Platform Services, has signed as a partner in the Gridstore Accelerate Partner Program. In conjunction with Gridstore’s hyper-converged infrastructure solution, this alliance will enable SE to offer their customers the industry’s best price/performance all-flash solutions that start small and are massively scalable. Scalability Experts and Gridstore plan to bring advanced analytics in such areas as data warehousing and business intelligence using SQL Server and to also help customers further consolidate and virtualize their datacenter environment.
“Developing this partnership with Gridstore brings great value to SE,” said Jim Arnold, General Manager and CMO, Scalability Experts. “Gridstore’s complete focus on maximizing the Microsoft ecosystem means our customers benefit from the ease of management due to tight integration with Windows and Hyper-V including per VM QoS, along with the performance and scalability the solution offers. It’s a real complement to our business and will provide our customers a competitive advantage in their markets.”
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Gridstore’s Accelerate Partner Program provides materials, resources and experience, equipping partners with the tools needed to successfully promote an innovative solution that lowers TCO, optimizes Microsoft workloads, and offers their customers tangible value. With Gridstore’s Hyper-Converged Infrastructure, partners are providing offerings that are designed to accelerate applications in virtualized environments and also are easy to setup and easy to manage. The Gridstore Accelerate Program enables partners to profitably expand their business and deliver true customer value.
“We are extremely pleased to welcome Scalability Experts into the Accelerate Program as the company will play an integral role in expanding our reach and enhancing our ability to deliver advanced analytics solutions, initially for the Healthcare industry,” said Sam Ibrahim, Vice President North American Sales and Channel, Gridstore. “We are gratified that they see the value Gridstore brings to Microsoft customers, and expect them to be extremely successful with our HyperConverged Appliances.”
Headquartered in Mountain View, California, Gridstore’s innovative hyper-converged solutions address the primary infrastructure challenges that impact application performance and TCO in virtual environments and give partners a real point of difference. Gridstore offerings integrate seamlessly with Microsoft System Center and are a key component for enabling the Cloud Data Center.
About Scalability Experts Scalability Experts (SE) was founded in January of 2002, by industry leader Rajinder (Raj) Gill to provide data management consulting to mid- and large-enterprise companies. Competing against some of the biggest brand names in the IT industry, SE has remained focused and agile, delivering data management services, BI solutions and private cloud solutions to more than 700 clients worldwide, including market leaders in a variety of industries. They are recognized around the world as Microsoft’s go-to partner for SQL Server; however, their data management expertise spans all leading database platforms. Whether it’s for a database migration or BI strategy, SE provides best-of-breed solutions, from analysis to planning and implementation. For more information on Scalability Experts visit www.scalabilityexperts.com
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About Gridstore Gridstore™ is the leader in HyperConverged All-Flash Infrastructure for the Microsoft Cloud-Inspired Data Center. Our customers gain a 10X performance improvement over traditional storage as we put all-flash as close to the workload as possible. They realize 4X lower TCO by consolidation of three layers of infrastructure into one built on X86 hardware, and 10X less management effort due to less management points and less infrastructure to manage. Gridstore’s HyperConverged Appliances (HCA) include both compute and storage in a single system with the flexibility for nodes being compute and storage or storage only and can scale from a minimum of three nodes to 256. Gridstore’s patented software architecture delivers native Windows integration, per-VM I/O control, and elastic and independent scaling of resources. The Gridstore HCA is an ideal platform for infrastructure refreshes and specific Windows workloads such as VDI, SQL Server, Private Cloud, and ROBO. Gridstore is headquartered in Mountain View, CA. and its products and services are available through a global network of value-added resellers.
Gridstore is a Microsoft Gold OEM and Gold Data Center Partner, a member of the Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Alliance and Certified in the Microsoft Private Cloud Fast Track Program.
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