BARCELONA, SPAIN--(Marketwire - Oct 9, 2012) - VMWORLD -- Tintri, Inc., the leading producer of purpose-built, VM-aware storage platforms, today announced that it has reached a pan-European agreement with Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions (ECS), a business segment of Arrow Electronics Inc., to distribute its VM-aware storage solution in thirteen European countries. Tintri was chosen both for its unique technology and its strong growth to date in the European market.
"We see Tintri as a key ecosystem partner in the virtualization IT segment," said Jesper Trolle, vice president of sales for Arrow ECS in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. "As a leading value-added distributor for both Citrix and VMware, it was important for us to select a storage solution capable of supporting virtualization projects of all kinds. Tintri has developed an impressive product and we believe that it will be extremely well-received by customers seeking to broaden their virtual deployments."
Arrow ECS is a business segment of Arrow Electronics, Inc. with offices in more than 29 countries globally. Arrow ECS provides localized support teams that have strong relationships and a deep understanding of the storage market. By providing dedicated sales, marketing and engineering resources with in-depth product knowledge, Arrow ECS is charged with introducing Tintri storage solutions to hundreds of value-added resellers in the region and providing the necessary assistance to help these resellers grow their Tintri business.
"We've invested heavily in the European market since day one and we're thrilled to see our efforts pay off in the form of this significant partnership," said Marcus Chambers, Tintri vice president of EMEA operations. "Arrow ECS will open the door to a number of new opportunities for us, and we welcome the chance it provides to expand the market for VM-aware storage. Arrow ECS has an exceptional team in Europe, and we look forward to kicking off what promises to be a long and fruitful partnership with them."
Learn More About Tintri's Lightning Partner Program
The distribution deal follows the global launch in August of the Tintri Lightning Partner Program to support and enable its rapidly growing reseller channel. The Program helps global resellers, distributors, system integrators, and service providers capture the tremendous business opportunities created by enterprises seeking a better storage solution for their virtualized data centers. Designed for simplicity and maximum partner profitability, the Program provides a wide range of benefits including joint channel development and business planning, an exclusive partner portal, deal registration, co-marketing, training and technical support.
Prospective partners can learn more by visiting http://www.tintri.com/partners/.
Tintri Exhibiting at VMworld Barcelona
Tintri will be in attendance at VMworld Barcelona from October 9-11 on stand B420. Interested individuals can meet with Tintri representatives to learn more about VM-aware storage and get a sneak peak of upcoming product upgrades. Tintrí products will also be featured on the Arrow ECS stand G309.
About Tintri, Inc.
Designed from the ground-up for flash and virtualization, Tintri's VM-aware storage appliance delivers flash performance at disk prices with intuitive management specifically for VMs. Customers such as Semmes-Murphey, SonicWALL, and TIBCO have simplified storage management, increased performance and achieved ROI in as little as 60 days with Tintri for both virtual server and desktop environments. Tintri was co-founded by Dr. Kieran Harty, who was formerly the EVP of Engineering at VMware. Tintri's team also includes senior leaders from Citrix, Data Domain, Google, NetApp and Riverbed. Tintri is a privately held company based in Mountain View, CA, with sales offices in Europe and Asia.