SOURCE: Gridstore

Gridstore

August 12, 2013 09:00 ET

Gridstore Named a 2013 Emerging Vendor by CRN

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 12, 2013) -  Gridstore™, the leader in optimized storage for Windows Servers and Hyper-V that accelerates application I/O, today announced it has been named a 2013 Emerging Technology vendor by UBM Tech Channel's CRN Magazine. The annual list highlights hot tech startups making an impact on the channel and impression on the tech industry as a whole. These up-and-coming technology vendors have recently introduced a new product or technology that is not only innovative, but generates the high margins solution providers require in today's competitive marketplace.

All traditional storage suffers from the I/O blender that severely impacts application performance in virtual environments. Gridstore uses patented Server-Side Virtual Controller™ Technology (SVCT) to eliminate the I/O blender at the source. SVCT accelerate applications with self-optimizing storage accelerators, delivers the industries only end-to-end Storage QoS to guarantee performance for your most important applications and enables simple, yet massively parallel performance scaling with its Pay-as-you-Scale grid architecture. Gridstore is built from the ground up to accelerate applications performance in virtualized environments and eliminate the number one virtualization issues facing almost 60% of enterprises today.

Through their industry leading Accelerate Partner Program, Gridstore sells their products exclusively through a highly selective network of value-added resellers and managed service providers that have the virtualization, Microsoft and technical skills necessary to deliver IT solutions for the modern data center to mid-size enterprise organizations. As a 100% channel-driven company, Gridstore designed its Accelerate Partner Program to ensure their partners can differentiate themselves from the competition and deliver the innovative solutions that customers need.

"Any technology vendor can claim to offer innovative products and groundbreaking technology, but only a select group can truly impact the marketplace with their offerings," said Robert Faletra, CEO, UBM Tech Channel. "The companies named to the 2013 Emerging Vendor list offer solutions that deliver as promised while creating the high margins that solution providers demand. We congratulate all the vendors for their commitment to delivering technological innovations that map to the needs of the dynamic channel market."

"We are honored to be recognized by UBM Tech Channel's CRN Magazine as one of the innovators in the storage marketplace," said John Ferraro, vice president of sales, Gridstore. "Receiving this award validates our value proposition for our Accelerate Program partners and customers, delivering innovative storage solutions that aid them in maintaining their competitive advantage. Our high-performance optimized storage provides the ideal cost-effective solution. It provides the perfect opportunity for our channel partners to leverage their virtualization expertise."

The vendors that make up the CRN Emerging Technology Vendor list were founded in 2007 or later, and have revenue under $1 billion. To view the list and read the editorial accompaniment visit www.CRN.com starting August 12. The list will also be featured in the August issue of CRN magazine.

ABOUT GRIDSTORE
Gridstore™, the leader in optimized storage for Windows Servers and Hyper-V that accelerates application I/O. All traditional storage suffers from the I/O blender that severely impacts application performance in virtual environments. Gridstore uses patented Server-Side Virtual Controller™ Technology (SVCT) to eliminate the I/O blender and accelerate applications with self-optimizing storage accelerators. Gridstore also offers the industry's first end-to-end storage Quality of Service (TrueQoS™) that guarantees performance for your most important applications. Gridstore is a simple, Pay-as-you-Scale building block approach to storage that grows more powerful with massively parallel performance. GRIDSTORE is headquartered in Mountain View, CA. For more information, please visit: http://www.gridstore.com

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