Monday 20 April 2009

DataCore Software Empowers Partners to knock down storage-related barriers to virtualisation

Resellers Register to Learn How to Remove the Storage-Related Sales Barriers to Virtualisation and Empower Customers to "Do More and Save More"

DataCore offers new partner benefits and encourages solution providers to visit and attend a webinar so that they can learn how to "knock down storage-related barriers to virtualisation"

At the VMware Partner Exchange 2009 last week, DataCore put a spotlight on its worldwide distribution partners and to highlight its enhanced partner programme, new lead registration incentives, as well as a new "open-door" model that helps encourage more resellers to sell DataCore solutions. The new initiatives include reseller-focused, "SAN starter" promotions to accelerate DataCore™ business continuity (BC) and disaster recovery (DR) solution sales.

Accelerate Your Sales; Get on Board with a DataCore Distributor:

DataCore is committed to the "Power of Partnering" and working with solution providers to stimulate, accelerate and grow their virtualisation business.

VARs and system integrators that would like to partner with DataCore should contact any of DataCore's UK distributors: Bell Micro , DNS Arrow , Magirus,

How to Capitalise on the Current Economical Climate: Why Partner with DataCore?

  • First, with its "open door" model, DataCore has made it far simpler to become a DataCore reseller.
  • Second, as part of its enhanced Partner Programme, DataCore has increased and simplified lead registration incentives. The lead registration incentives now apply to all software product sales - new customers, upgrades and follow-on sales.
  • Third, DataCore has established "SAN starter" promotions for its industry-leading BC and DR packages that are designed for resellers to kick-start business and grow with DataCore's "value protection, upgrade path" model.

In addition, DataCore's storage virtualisation software solutions provide unmatched return on investment and help clients "Do More and Save More." Learn more at:

VARs and system integrators should contact a DataCore distributor to learn more about these new benefits of the DataCore Partner Programme.

Partner Spotlight: A Radically Simple, High Availability Storage Virtualisation Solution Designed for VMware-Virtualised IT Environments:

"DataCore has helped us to get our foot in the door with a lot of SMB customers," said Lak Gill of Interware Systems, a VMware and DataCore Gold partner in Canada. "With a DataCore foundation, we can easily upgrade these customers later on - enabling their infrastructures to grow as their companies grow." The flexibility to grow with DataCore was a key consideration in the decision of Toronto-based The State Group to select a combined DataCore and VMware solution implemented by Interware Systems.

SANs are essential for virtual server environments. However, the high costs of most SANs put them beyond the reach of most customers. In particular, true-high availability between physically separate locations, even when located in the same building, can be prohibitively expensive. "DataCore allows us to put together solutions for our clients that do the job right within their budgets," explained Tim Rettig, President, LAN Solutions, a DataCore reseller partner. "What is more, we feel strongly that our clients are getting robust, enterprise-level SANs at SMB prices."

Continued Rettig, "With DataCore, the client can pick among hardware offerings from their favourite hardware vendors, and even mix and match them," Rettig said. "When their requirements approach their systems' limitations, we can non-disruptively upgrade them to faster, newer technology, possibly from a different supplier who then offers a better price/performance alternative. Because it offers an adaptable enterprise solution to our clients - in terms of capabilities, performance and reliability, all for a reasonable price, we feel that DataCore helps our firm to build lasting relationships with our clients."

Call to Action: Prospective Partners Should Attend A "How To" Webinar Titled "Knock Down Storage-Related Sales Barriers to Virtualisation"

DataCore has made it easy to learn about the benefits of its partner program, please visit: . The brief introduction and new monthly webinars are available exclusively for solution providers and IT consultants advising clients on server and desktop virtualization.

Click here to register: or email:

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