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Infrasys UK Joins Gridstore Accelerate(TM) Partner Program

Leading IT Consultant and Supplier Partners With Gridstore to Offer Innovative Storage-Defined Storage Solutions to Customers

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/08/14 -- Gridstore™, a leader in software-defined storage (SDS) optimized for Windows Servers and Hyper-V that accelerates application I/O, announces that Infrasys, a leader in the delivery and support of virtualized storage environments in the UK IT market, has joined its industry-leading Accelerate™ Partner Program. The addition of Infrasys to Gridstore's partner portfolio is the latest milestone in the progression of the company's partner programme since it was launched in EMEA earlier this year. By joining the programme, Infrasys aims to provide customers with cost-effective and innovative software-defined storage solutions by expanding its offerings.

Peter McCormack, Managing Director of Infrasys says: "As expert consultants in the field of storage and virtualization, we're used to examining the infrastructures our clients have in place and advising accordingly. The I/O blender problem is something that we are increasingly seeing and we feel that with the addition of Gridstore's solutions to our portfolio, we'll be in a position to better serve customers when it comes to this issue. We have every confidence that Gridstore's expert offerings will provide our customers a high-performance and massively scalable storage solution they need to maintain their competitive advantage."

Headquartered in Mountain View, California, Gridstore's innovative solutions address the primary storage challenges that impact application performance in virtual environments and give partners a real point of difference. The Accelerate partner program is designed to provide the tools, resources and experience to ensure that partners are fully equipped with the building blocks to successfully promote the solution.

Andy Hill, VP of EMEA Sales at Gridstore adds: "Adding Infrasys to our partner portfolio is a great step for us, especially at this stage of launching into the EMEA market. We have spent many years developing our software-defined storage solutions and our US customers have found great benefits in this. Now as we move into the EMEA market, we aim to bring this to UK businesses, and partnerships with companies who share that ethos of dedication to their customers, companies like Infrasys, is a key step to accomplishing this.

About Infrasys
Infrasys was founded in 2001, since when we have been supporting the IT operations of some of the world's leading engineering, financial and technology businesses; we also work closely with police and public sector bodies across Britain and Ireland.

In particular, we specialise in Virtualisation and IT Infrastructure services, with many years' experience designing and running mission-critical UNIX and Wintel client/server installations.

From solution architecture and design, through installation and commissioning to on-going system management -- both on- and off-site -- we deliver full lifecycle technology support.

Our expertise includes:

  • Consultancy (Business Process and IT)
  • Systems Management (onsite & remote)
  • Infrastructure Design and Project Delivery
  • Virtualisation (Servers, Storage, Desktops)
  • Outsourcing Services
  • Wireless Networks
  • On-site/off-site managed/hosted services; 'cloud' services
  • Backup, Business Continuity & DR

About Gridstore
Gridstore™ is the leader in software-defined storage purpose built for virtualization that is designed to accelerate applications in virtualized environments. Using its patented Server-Side Virtual Controller™ Technology (SVCT) to eliminate the I/O blender effect and accelerate applications Gridstore delivers vmOptimized™ Storage that self-optimizes to each application or VM across both virtual and physical environments. Leveraging a grid architecture, Gridstore delivers the first end-to-end storage QoS to ensure the most important App or VM performance is never compromised. The storage grid, that uses Gridstore's performance optimized nodes or capacity optimized nodes, starts with as few as 3 nodes and then can grow one or more at a time to deliver a cost effective scale-as-you-grow solution. Headquartered in Mountain View, CA. its products and services are available through a global network of value-added resellers. For more information, please visit: http://www.gridstore.com

© 2014 Gridstore. All rights reserved. Gridstore, the Gridstore logo, AutoPilot, vmOptimized, Direct I/O, FlashGrid, Grid, GridControl, GridProtect, GridScale, GridSensor, Server-side Virtual Controller Technology (SVCT), Thin-Provisioned vLUNS, TrueQoS, vController, vPool, and vStore are registered trademarks or pending trademarks of Gridstore in the U.S. and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Information regarding products, services and offerings may be superseded by subsequent documents and are subject to change without notice. For the latest information and specifications regarding Gridstore and any of its offerings or services, please visit www.gridstore.com.

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