SOURCE: Gridstore


June 28, 2011 09:00 ET

OUTSOURCEIT and Gridstore Partner to Deliver Cost Effective, Scale-Out NAS Storage to Eliminate Storage Sprawl

Top 100 MSP, OUTSOURCEIT, Becomes Authorized Gridstore Partner to Deliver Simple, High Performance Scalable Storage for the SMB Market

LA PLATA, MD--(Marketwire - Jun 28, 2011) - Gridstore™, the leader in scale-out NAS solutions for the SMB market, and OUTSOURCEIT, one of the world's top managed service providers (MSPs), today announced that OUTSOURCEIT has joined the Gridstore Partner Program. As an authorized premier Gridstore partner, OUTSOURCEIT relies on Gridstore's Scale-out NAS solution for four separate business use cases including the shadow imaging of its clients' servers and desktops, backup over the cloud, medical image archiving and SMB hosting services.

The Gridstore Scale-out NAS solution delivers simple, reliable and high performance enterprise-class storage for OUTSOURCEIT and its customers. The Gridstore solution helps OUTSOURCEIT 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 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.

"For a cost effective, scalable storage that is both high performance and always available, nothing beats the Gridstore Scale-out NAS solution," said Mark Vilet, CTO, OUSOURCEIT. "Beyond delivering a superior product, Gridstore also gives us the 'white glove' service that continues to help our business grow. Their partner program is world class and their product is a truly turnkey solution that eliminates the need for any truck roll to our clients if they need to add capacity -- saving everyone time and money."

"OUTSOURCEIT delivers world-class IT services for a wide range of commercial, government, and non-profit organizations throughout the DC/Baltimore Area and Triad Area of North Carolina," said Kelly Murphy, CEO, Gridstore. "Their expertise, combined with the scalability and reliability of the Gridstore storage grid give customers the simple, cost effective, reliable storage solution they need. It's an honor to have a leading MSP such as OUTSOURCEIT as a premier authorized partner."

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 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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OUTSOURCEIT is a privately held managed services provider (MSP) founded in 2004 by Craig Guice and Mark Vliet. Every year for the past four years, OUTSOURCEIT has been recognized as one of the world's top managed service providers by MSP OUTSOURCEIT supports a wide range of commercial, government, and non-profit organizations throughout the DC/Baltimore Area and Triad Area of North Carolina, including a growing national scope of customers. Since 2004, the company has grown an average of 50+% every year. That growth is enhanced by timely acquisitions of strategically positioned firms to enhance our product and service offerings. Most recently, OUTSOURCEIT combined with Bald Eagle Technologies and Galvin & Associates, Inc. of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. For more information visit:

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