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January 28, 2014 09:00 ET

Media Supply Partners With Astute Networks to Deliver All-Flash Storage Solutions to the Media and Entertainment Market

Premier Publishing, Recording and Storage Systems Provider Joins AstuteNET Partner Program to Deliver Award-Winning SSD Appliance for Superior Storage Performance and Application Availability

EXTON, PA and SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 28, 2014) - Media Supply, one of the nation's premier providers of publishing, recording and storage systems, equipment and services to the media industry, and Astute Networks™, Inc., the leading provider of Networked Flash™ appliances, today announced Media Supply's expanded engagement with the AstuteNET Partner Program. As a result of the companies' deepened relationship, Media Supply will receive increased partner benefits as it delivers the Astute ViSX all-flash SSD appliance to its media and entertainment clients for superior storage performance and application availability.

Through the AstuteNET Program, customers of Media Supply will benefit from access to the Astute Networks ViSX all-flash solid-state storage appliance which delivers the industry's highest IOPs at prices comparable (typically lower than) hard disk systems. Now, Media Supply and its media and entertainment customers will be able to ensure the highest performance of business critical applications distributed across physical, virtual and cloud environments, while still adhering to strict budgetary guidelines. 

"By leveraging Astute's ViSX SSD technology, we are ideally positioned to help our media and entertainment clients to simplify and accelerate information accessibility, in order to meet strategic IT and business goals, such as virtualization, consolidation, cloud initiatives, and big data, as well as other demanding performance objectives -- all while considerably lowering IT expenses," said Frank Quinlisk, vice president of Media Supply.

The newly enhanced AstuteNET Program provides partners like Media Supply with access to significantly enhanced resources designed to enable them to better serve and grow their client base, and consequently increase profit margins. AstuteNET's strategic channel partners will enjoy: early access and input into product roadmaps and Beta releases, increased training, sales and marketing support/resources, expanded demand creation and lead referral programs, and enriched loyalty rewards, as well as a dedicated program manager to ensure the smooth launch and ongoing success of the relationship. 

"Proven channel partners like Media Supply continue to realize increasing profitability and new business opportunities as a result of our partner program investments," said Miharu Gold, director of channel sales, Astute Networks. "With increasing support and resources at their fingertips, our partners are able to capitalize on new revenue opportunities as they participate at the forefront of a multi-billion dollar all-flash storage market opportunity."

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About Media Supply
Media Supply, Inc. offers data duplication and distribution equipment, consumables, services designed to meet the requirements of those wishing to distribute products and information in data, audio or video form. The company's key products and services are premium blank optical media, custom USB flash drive, data and audio duplication services, USB duplicators, duplication and duplication supplies. Media Supply is headquartered in Exton, Pennsylvania. For more information, visit their website at or call 1.800.944.4237.

About Astute Networks
Astute is the leading provider of Networked Flash™ appliances that accelerate application performance by 10x or more, enhance user productivity and lower IT costs for physical, virtual and cloud environments. The company's ViSX family of Networked Flash appliances is based on a 100% solid state flash technology that cost-effectively delivers a high number of sustained IOPS to dramatically increase application performance. Powered by its patented DataPump Engine™, ViSX overcomes performance limitations by non-disruptively delivering shared performance to all servers and virtual machines over pervasively deployed Ethernet networks. ViSX is available through the company's network of authorized AstuteNET channel partners. For more information, please visit

Astute Networks, Networked flash, ViSX, DataPump Engine, AstuteNET and FlashWRX are trademarks or registered trademarks of Astute Networks, Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

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