SOURCE: PernixData


July 21, 2014 09:00 ET

PernixData Distinguished for Steadfast Commitment to the Channel

Banner Year Includes Six Channel Awards, New Reseller Certification Program, and the Addition of World Class Partners Globally

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 21, 2014) - PernixData, the leader in server-side storage intelligence, announced today that the company was recognized as one of 2014's hottest emerging technology vendors by CRN, the top news source for solution providers and the IT channel. This is the sixth channel award given to PernixData in the past twelve months, marking a banner year for channel growth that also included the signing of key distributors and resellers and the introduction of PernixPrime™, a widely popular reseller certification program.

"PernixData is 100% committed to building a world class channel organization that will change the storage landscape forever by decoupling performance from capacity," said Ted Stinson, vice president of worldwide sales at PernixData. "FVP software is easy to deploy and requires no rip and replace of existing server or storage hardware, making it an extremely channel friendly solution that provides enormous value to companies of all sizes."

PernixData has been continuously recognized by CRN for a steadfast commitment to the channel. Distinctions include Coolest Emerging Virtualization Vendor (2013 and 2014), Data Center 100 Annual List (2014), 10 Coolest Storage Companies (2013), 10 Coolest Virtualization Companies (2013), and 10 Coolest Startups (2013). (For a full listing of these and other awards, please visit

These CRN awards underscore a banner year for PernixData's channel efforts, whereby the company has achieved the following:

  • Implemented distribution agreements with Arrow (Pan Europe), Carahsoft (U.S. Public Sector), Commtech (U.K./Ireland), Reddington (Middle East), Networld (Japan), Systematika (Italy) and others.
  • Signed almost 250 resellers worldwide in approximately 50 countries.
  • Entered into a global resell agreement with Dell, whereby FVP is sold as part of the company's Software & Peripherals (SnP) program.
  • Introduced a new PernixPrime technical certification for resellers. In the first three months, over 160 individuals completed this course, making it one of the fastest growing programs of its kind.

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About PernixData™
PernixData is fundamentally changing how storage is designed and operated in virtual data centers. The company's flagship product, PernixData FVP™, virtualizes server flash and RAM to enable scale-out storage performance that is independent of capacity. No changes are required to VMs, servers or primary storage, ensuring maximum performance of all virtualized applications in a seamless, scalable and cost- effective manner. 

Based in San Jose, California, PernixData was founded by virtualization experts and backed by industry luminaries in the software space. For more information, please visit and follow us on Twitter @PernixData.

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