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June 28, 2011 09:00 ET

DedicatedIT Partners With Gridstore to Offer Scale-Out NAS Storage Solution for SMB Customers at Half the Cost of Standalone NAS

Leading Florida MSP Achieves High Availability and High Performance Storage Solutions With Gridstore to Eliminate Storage Sprawl and Single Points of Failure

WEST PALM BEACH, FL--(Marketwire - Jun 28, 2011) - Gridstore™, the leader in scale-out NAS solutions for the SMB market, and DedicatedIT, a leading Florida managed service provider (MSP), today announced that DedicatedIT has joined the Gridstore Partner Program. As an authorized premier Gridstore partner, DedicatedIT offers the Gridstore next-generation NAS solution to deliver simple, reliable and high performance enterprise-class storage for its SMB customers. Gridstore enables DedicatedIT to deliver an innovative managed storage offering that lowers cost and eliminates the risk and complexity of storage silos for their customers and delivers increased profitability for MSPs by eliminating onsite customer truck rolls related to storage.

As a premier member of the Gridstore Partner Program, DedicatedIT is able to leverage Gridstore's proven four step process which fuels partners. The process, which includes tools and support for prospecting, recruiting, activating and growing new clients, enables partners to successfully capitalize on the expansive storage opportunity in the small-to-midsized business (SMB) market growth and provides MSPs and VARs with a turnkey, managed storage offering that eliminates storage sprawl, management complexity and reliability concerns that are found in traditional silo-based NAS alternatives.

Using the Gridstore Scale-out NAS solution, DedicatedIT 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 a half. The Gridstore Scale-out NAS solution storage platform 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.

"Gridstore delivers on the promise of a next generation storage grid platform that gives us the ability to deliver the high availability, high performance, scale-out NAS solution our customers need," said Adam Steinhoff, CEO, DedicatedIT. "Even more, Gridstore increases our profitability by reducing the time required for on-site call outs, upgrades and preventative maintenance. It's a revolutionary solution for MSPs serving the SMB market which allows us to deliver a turnkey managed storage offering that breaks the dynamics of traditional silo-based NAS offerings."

"DedicatedIT is a leading MSP for law offices, engineering and planning firms and manufacturing and wholesale companies," said Kelly Murphy, CEO, Gridstore. "Their expertise and dedicated services combined with the Gridstore scale-out NAS solution gives customers true peace of mind that their valuable data is secure and always available. Organizations now have a simple solution that allows their businesses to run nonstop at price point that is unparalleled in the industry. We are very pleased to have DedicatedIT as an authorized premier Gridstore partner."

The Gridstore Partner Program
Gridstore supports its Gridstore 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 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: http://gridstore.com/partners.html.

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About DedicatedIT
DedicatedIT provides premium IT network support and consulting to small businesses with 10 to 150 employees. DedicatedIT is different, because the company understands that providing technology solutions to small businesses involves more than just having highly-skilled technical people on staff. Offering specialized services for attorneys and law offices, engineering and planning firms and manufacturing and wholesale companies, DedicatedIT monitors systems 24x7x365 to proactively find and fix even the smallest of problems. For more information visit: http://www.dedicatedit.com.

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