Zadara Storage Expands North American Channels

December 2, 2013

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 2 — Zadara Storage, provider of enterprise-class private cloud storage by the hour, today announced that it has further expanded North American channel availability of its award-winning Virtual Private Storage Array (VPSA) enterprise Storage as a Service (STaaS) offering by naming two new members of its Zadara Integration Partner Program (ZIPP). Capella Telecommunications Inc., a value-added reseller to Canada’s telecommunications industry, and SoftNet Solutions, a solutions provider specializing in high performance enterprise computing applications, will be able to provide their customers with the option of accessing data center-grade SAN and NAS features to support Tier 1 primary storage for low latency, high IOPS applications – affordably, with a monthly payment option, and without the downsides of traditional enterprise storage.

As the pace of hybrid and private cloud deployments accelerate, the Zadara Integration Partner Program (ZIPP) offers Resellers and System Integrators a strategic revenue-growing option of addressing their customers’ most critical file and block storage needs at the price and speed of Cloud Computing.

“Capella has a history of introducing leading edge solutions to the Canadian marketplace, and so we are pleased to continue that tradition by becoming a partner to Zadara,” said Norm Slater, President at Capella Telecommunications Inc., located in Peterborough, Ontario outside Toronto. “Having Zadara’s VPSA solution as part of our arsenal of offerings now allows us to meet even massive, complex enterprise applications with cloud scale and cloud economics.”

“We at SoftNet have been eagerly watching the cloud market for options for robust primary storage available in a Storage as a Service model, and we’ve found it in Zadara,” said Kush Hathi, President at SoftNet Solutions, based in Sunnyvale CA. “Partnering with Zadara will allow us to help customers address primary storage as well as backup and disaster recovery applications in either hybrid or private cloud deployments.”

“Resellers can rapidly grow margins, recurring revenue and business opportunities with the right complement of cloud-enabled enterprise solutions in their portfolio,” said Noam Shendar, VP of Business Development at Zadara. “We’re delighted that our ZIPP program can help Capella and SoftNet Solutions to meet the seemingly insatiable demand for cloud deployments with our proven VPSA solutions.”

About Capella Telecommunications, Inc.

Capella Telecommunications Inc., a privately owned Canadian company established in 1993 is recognized as one of the leading full service distributors and system integrators of video, voice and data products. From the most complex electronic equipment to the simplest hardware, Capella is committed to providing the highest quality products available today. Our goal is to provide customers with innovative, leading edge products from the most technologically advanced manufacturers worldwide. In a rapidly changing industry, we have a reputation of being at the forefront in identifying, evaluating and introducing quality products to the marketplace. With corporate office located in Peterborough, Ontario and satellite offices in both Montreal and Vancouver, Capella provides our customers with national coverage and support. Visit our website at www.capella.ca.

About SoftNet Solutions

SoftNet Solutions was established in 1994 and is a leading provider of IT infrastructure and business management solutions aimed to improve business competitiveness and optimize operational efficiency. We specialize in enterprise solutions for storage, high performance computing, virtualization, and network security. Customer satisfaction is our top priority. With over 17 years of experience, we pride ourselves on our superior customer support system aimed at providing you with customized solutions focused on your company’s success.

Our staff is comprised of highly trained sales and IT professionals, industry-certified engineers, and a client-focused executive management team. For more information visit www.softnets.com.

About Zadara Storage

Zadara Storage is a pioneer provider of enterprise-class high-performance, high-availability and scalable cloud storage delivered as a cost-effective pay-as-you-go service.

Powered by patent-pending Virtual Private Storage Arrays (VPSAs), Zadara uniquely places SAN and NAS technology in the cloud, enabling the advanced capabilities of single-tenant on-premise data center storage coupled with an innovative Quality of Service IT environment that meets the most stringent Service Level Agreements (SLAs).

The company provides the flexibility of on-premise private, hybrid or public cloud storage for SMBs and large Enterprises while addressing the infrastructure needs of any data type and any application.

Zadara offers storage on demand through a wide range of worldwide public cloud and colocation providers, including a value-added strategic partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS). For more information visit www.zadarastorage.com.

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Source: Zadara Storage

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