Scalable IP SAN Solutions to be Offered to European VARs
HAYWARD, CA – May 12, 2009 – StoneFly, Inc., a leading supplier of integrated IP storage area network (SAN) systems and a wholly owned subsidiary of Dynamic Network Factory, Inc. (DNF), today announced a partnership with Consolidate IT, a leading European IT distributor specializing in iSCSI storage and infrastructure.
Consolidate IT joins the fast-growing StoneFly MVP Channel Program, which was launched in 2006 to offer resellers across Europe access to a full range of field-tested IP SAN appliances. Under the agreement, both entities will work together to support resellers with business development initiatives including training, marketing campaigns and sales programs.
The agreement enables StoneFly to broaden its reach in the European enterprise storage market, according to Ken Friend, channel director for StoneFly. “We are delighted to form an alliance with Consolidate IT as we expand our presence overseas,” said Friend. “With its storage expertise and specific iSCSI experience, Consolidate IT adds depth to the StoneFly channel program while bolstering the support and resources that our European VARs need to succeed.”
Consolidate IT boasts partnerships with the most elite technology companies including Arista Networks and Intel. According to Jur Faber, CEO for Consolidate IT, the partnership with StoneFly underscores a commitment to delivering best-of-breed iSCSI solutions. “We are proud to carry the StoneFly brand, which reinforces our mission to provide only the best iSCSI products to our wide range of European customers,” said Faber. “The proven reliability, speed and performance, along with advanced features — such as solid state disks, enterprise-class disaster recovery, support for 10-Gig Ethernet (GbE), and tiered storage — all make StoneFly an excellent fit for our portfolio.”
StoneFly’s MVP program supports StoneFly channel partners with customers in every facet of industry. The program offers special discounts, increased margins, a partner management system, marketing support and intensive iSCSI training. Interested resellers are encouraged to apply for StoneFly MVP partnership online athttp://partners.stonefly.com/home.asp .
About Consolidate IT
Consolidate IT is a European distributor specializing in providing 10 GbE infrastructure solutions. The company’s focus is to reduce costs and improve infrastructure bandwidth and latency to enable virtualization, HPC, storage and video. For more information please visit: http://www.consolidate-it.eu/
About StoneFly, Inc. and Dynamic Network Factory, Inc.
StoneFly, Inc., headquartered in San Diego, was founded in April 2000 to deliver upon the vision of simple and affordable storage optimization and disaster recovery protection through IP SAN solutions. StoneFly is a subsidiary of Dynamic Network Factory, Inc. (DNF), a leading maker of high-performance network attached storage, storage area networks, RAID and iSCSI systems. For more information on StoneFly, please visitwww.stonefly.com or www.iscsi.com .
Dynamic Network Factory (DNF) Corp. takes pride in its innovative spirit, engineering excellence, and broad product line. DNF’s seven business units focus on specific vertical markets and technologies to cover the business and government technology space. Since 1998, DNF has focused on delivering storage solutions, from direct attached storage for small business, to enterprise applications, networked storage, iSCSI and file servers in capacities from 1TB to 10PB. In 2006, DNF’s acquisition of iSCSI pioneer StoneFly Networks expanded its storage portfolio to include enterprise-class iSCSI and storage virtualization technology. With the expertise of DNF Storage, DNF Systems and StoneFly, DNF Security leverages innovative storage and server technologies for mission-critical IP surveillance solutions. For more information, visit www.DNFsecurity.com orwww.DNFcorp.com .
StoneFly, StoneFusion, StoneFly Reflection, StoneFly Snapshot and Storage Concentrator are trademarks or registered trademarks and the property of StoneFly, Inc. Dynamic Network Factory, DNF, and DNF Security are trademarks of Dynamic Network Factory, Inc. All other company and product names contained herein are property of their respective owners.