SOURCE: Gridstore, Inc.

Gridstore, Inc.

February 19, 2014 10:17 ET

Software-Defined Storage Leader Gridstore Debuts Accelerate™ Partner Program

Designed for Partner Success With Storage Solutions Optimized for Microsoft Hyper-V

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 19, 2014) - GRIDSTORE™, the leader in software-defined storage optimized for Windows Servers and Hyper-V, today announced their Accelerate™ Partner Program. Gridstore designed its Accelerate Partner Program to ensure their partners can differentiate themselves from the competition and deliver the innovative storage solutions that today's customers demand.

"We are very pleased to be part of the Gridstore Accelerate Partner Program that enables us to maximize our competitive advantage in our targeted markets," said Matthew Reynolds of vStoreIO Corporation. "Being part of this highly selective network of value-added resellers and service providers gives us the opportunity to leverage Gridstore's superior solution. With the addition of Gridstore to our portfolio, we are able to deliver cost-effective and innovative software-defined storage solutions to our customers seeking to optimize investments in their virtual environments."

"Our value proposition for the partners in the Accelerate Program is to deliver innovative storage solutions that aid them in maintaining their competitive advantage," said John Ferraro, Vice President Worldwide Channel & Sales, Gridstore. "Our high-performance optimized storage provides the ideal cost-effective solution. It provides the perfect opportunity for channel partners to leverage their virtualization expertise and ride the wave of the increasing penetration of Hyper-V."

As a 100% channel-driven company, Gridstore sells their products exclusively through a highly selective network of value-added resellers and service providers that have the virtualization, Windows and technical skills necessary to deliver IT solutions for the today's demanding datacenter.

Ferraro continued, "Our Accelerate Partner Program has been designed to offer our partners the assets they need to be successful. This includes attractive margins, live technical training, marketing support and tools, deal registration, pre-sales support, highly responsive deal desk, and an informative partner portal. Together our solutions and the Accelerate Program will enable our partners to profitably expand their business and deliver true customer value."

Gridstore partners play an integral role in delivering software-defined storage solutions into the Microsoft Hyper-V market. They service a vast array of industries and with access to solutions for both capacity and hybrid storage they can now deliver an optimized storage solution for each of their clients.

Gridstore has revolutionized data storage solutions for enterprises of all sizes with a storage grid architecture that delivers excellent performance and great scalability. Partners add Gridstore solutions to their portfolios because of the incredibly unique approach to solving the challenges of storage management in the virtualization space. Their clients demand the most sophisticated, cost-effective and easy-to-deploy solutions and with the addition of Gridstore 3.0 they can fulfill that demand.

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ABOUT Gridstore
Gridstore™ is the leader in software-defined storage optimized 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 is Software Defined Storage that uses patented Server-Side Virtual Controller™ Technology (SVCT) to eliminate the I/O blender and accelerate applications in three unique ways. 

1. Custom-fit™ Storage provides self-optimizing storage stacks that accelerate I/O for each application. 
2. TrueQoS™ is the industry's only end-to-end Storage QoS that guarantees performance for your most important applications. 
3. GridScale™ is a simple, pay-as-you-scale grid architecture with massively parallel performance scaling that accelerates application I/O. 

Gridstore is headquartered in Mountain View, CA. For more information, please visit:

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