SOURCE: Gridstore


June 28, 2011 09:00 ET

Bitech Systems Limited Benefits From Gridstore Partner Program to Provide Scalable, Cost-Efficient Managed Storage to UK Market

Leading UK-Based Service Provider Offers Scale-Out NAS Affordable Storage to Telecommunications, Utility, Broadcast and Retail Customers

WOOTTON BASSETT, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Jun 28, 2011) - Gridstore™, the leader in scale-out NAS solutions for the SMB market, and Bitech Systems Limited, a U.K.-based regional IT provider and co-location company, today announced that Bitech has become an authorized Gridstore Premier Partner. As a member of the Gridstore Partner Program, Bitech now delivers a turnkey scale-out NAS archiving solution for its customers in the telecommunications, utility, broadcast and retail industries.

By partnering with Gridstore, Bitech delivers a superior storage solution that is cost-effective, scalable and reliable. Using the Gridstore scale-out NAS solution, Bitech is able to achieve a powerful NAS storage grid that eliminates storage sprawl and multiple single points of failure while reducing the cost of standalone NAS solutions by as much as 50 percent. The Gridstore Scale-out NAS storage solution is designed to eliminate the risk, cost and complexity of traditional silo-based storage with a simple, scalable solution that grows based on business requirements.

"For us, downtime is not an option," said Luke Hetreed, CEO, Bitech Systems Ltd. "With Gridstore that isn't ever a concern. Their solution not only eliminates single points of failure, it is also simple and cost effective to manage and grow. Adding to the value of their solution is the dedicated support and resources available to us through the Gridstore partner program. It has given us the resources we needed to rapidly take advantage of the growing storage needs of our education customers."

"Bitech is an innovative service provider with extensive reach into the telecommunications, utilities, broadcasting and retail markets in the UK," said Kelly Murphy, CEO, Gridstore. "As a result, they have heavy storage requirements to meet the high capacity of the volumes of broadcast video and unstructured data they must protect. It's an honor to work with them in the delivery of a reliable and scalable storage solution that minimizes their operating costs and enhances scalability for future growth."

The Gridstore Partner Program
Gridstore supports its Scale-out NAS solution with a comprehensive partner program to fuel its partners' success throughout the entire customer lifecycle. The Gridstore Partner Program has been designed to offer end-to-end support for MSPs and VARs looking to drive increased revenues by capitalizing on the increasing SMB customer demand for high availability managed storage solutions. Members of the Gridstore Partner Program receive innovative marketing and financial initiatives including resources, tools and support for prospecting, recruiting, activating and growing new clients. Components of the program include deal registration and protection, co-funded demand generation opportunities and professional services. For more information, please visit:

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About Bitech
Bitech celebrated its thirteenth anniversary this year but the experience held by its consultants goes back much further; over 25 years in some cases. Bitech combines the agility of a small company with the processes and attention to detail of a large one. With experience in many industry sectors, Bitech specializes in Telecommunications, Utilities, Broadcasting and Retail. For more information, please visit:

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