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December 19, 2016 08:00 ET

Cohesity Announces Significant Channel Program Growth and Honors Top-Performing Reseller Partners

Hyperconverged Secondary Storage Leader Adds More Than 100 Partners in Its First Year

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 19, 2016) - Cohesity, the pioneer of hyperconverged secondary storage, today announced significant domestic and international growth for its channel partner program after its first year on the market, along with awards for two of its top-producing partners. Cohesity has added more than 100 partners across the US, Canada and Europe since launching the Revolution Partner Program, which has increased by 300 percent in the last six months. Today, Cohesity announced that the global technology reseller SHI International won its 2016 Revolution Award for Top National Partner and that Chicago-based StorageIT won the award for Top Regional Partner.

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On top of the rapid growth in membership for the Cohesity partner program, channel partners have achieved remarkable productivity levels. Already more than two-thirds of partners have won a deal with Cohesity or have an active opportunity they are pursuing in the next two quarters. SHI International, which has worked with Cohesity since May, brought in the most new customers and total revenue among national partners for fiscal year 2016 to win the Top National Partner award. StorageIT, which joined the Cohesity network in November 2015, achieved the highest revenue among partners focused on specific regions to win the Top Regional Partner award.

Cohesity also announced the addition of several important new domestic partners including Logicalis, Kinney Group, Pinnacle Business Systems, Roundtower and WWT, along with 10 new partners in Europe. With many more VARs expressing strong interest in joining the Revolution Partner Program, Cohesity continues to build channel momentum and accelerate its international expansion.

"The high productivity level of Cohesity's channel is unprecedented," said Cohesity Head of Channels Joe Barnes. "We have an exceptionally active channel that is consistently introducing Cohesity solutions to its broad customer base. We are excited to further enhance the value partners receive by going to market with new Cohesity solutions."

To support the growing channel network, Cohesity has launched Revolution Central, a next-generation partner portal, and introduced online training, sales incentives and a 'Not For Resale' discount program that empowers partners to build a demonstration laboratories of Cohesity solutions at very low costs. In the coming year, the company will add international distributors to help supply overseas channel partners, introduce a Cohesity University training program for resellers and accelerate enablement and demand-generation programs.

To learn more about the Cohesity Revolution Partner Program or apply to become a member, please visit http://www.cohesity.com/partners/#joinpp or contact Joe Barnes (joe.barnes@cohesity.com).

About Cohesity
Cohesity delivers the industry's first hyperconverged secondary storage system for consolidating backup, test/dev, file services and analytic datasets onto an infinitely scalable, intelligent data platform. With Cohesity, IT organizations achieve far greater operational efficiency and agility in managing their data assets on-premises and in the cloud. Cohesity counts Credit Acceptance, Cvent, GS1 and Tribune Media among its growing base of enterprise customers. For more information, visit www.cohesity.com.

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