Coho Data Joins Forces with SYNNEX to Accelerate Web-Scale Storage Adoption

SYNNEX and Coho Data enable the North America Partner Channel

SUNNYVALE, Calif.--()--Coho Data, a leading innovator in web-scale flash storage for the enterprise, today announced that SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX), a leading distributor of IT products and services, has now added Coho Data’s solutions to its storage portfolio. The strategic relationship will address the high performance and scale challenges today’s enterprise customers face in managing their growing data by accelerating the broad availability of Coho Data scale-out storage platform. This strengthens Coho Data’s mission of democratizing web-scale IT for today’s enterprises, while providing North American value-added resellers (VARs) and system integrators (SIs) with a solution to solve customers’ data explosion challenges with a storage platform that scales performance and capacity seamlessly in a single namespace for both structured and unstructured data.

“The storage industry is facing a sea change right now, with increasingly more businesses seeking the benefits provided by the private cloud, with public cloud-like efficiencies and scale-as-you-grow models,” said Bob Stegner, SYNNEX senior vice president, marketing, North America. “We are happy to collaborate with Coho Data to deliver fast, flexible storage solutions to our partners and customers. We believe this relationship will enable us to bring the performance and value advantages of web-scale infrastructure models to enterprises of all sizes.”

By building a flash-optimized scale-out storage solution that leverages off-the-shelf hardware, Coho Data delivers a flexible building block for enterprises to achieve the economic benefits of web-scale datacenters, including seamless growth of additional capacity and performance, and simplified management of a single system that can easily grow from TBs to PBs.

“Web-scale architecture is quickly becoming a common part of modern datacenters and companies are starting to demand solutions that enable them to dynamically scale like the on-demand services of an Amazon or Google,” said Mark Peters, Enterprise Strategy Group senior analyst. “It is critical for enterprises to embark in this direction of using smart scale-out software combined with commodity hardware to change the economics of buying and managing storage in the private cloud.”

“As long-time enablers of enterprise private clouds through SYNNEX’ system integrator ecosystem, we look forward to working with Coho Data to build and deliver high-performance, scale-out storage for our customers,” said Chris Terry, Racklive executive vice president. “By combining our expertise with Coho Data and SYNNEX’, we can design, build, rack and deploy solutions faster than ever for our global customers.”

To further its mission of bringing web-scale storage to enterprises everywhere, Coho Data’s partner-first channel program is designed to accelerate the growth of new customers by building key relationships with thought-leading resellers and integrators.

“By aligning with SYNNEX, we are advancing our vision of bringing the power of web scale storage to enterprises everywhere,” said Marius Tudor, Coho Data vice president of channel and business development. “The Coho Data team understands that to dynamically scale in this industry you must succeed in the channel. Working with SYNNEX allows us to strengthen our North American channel reach as we continue our explosive growth.”

To learn more about Coho Data and its web scale storage architecture, please visit http://www.cohodata.com/coho-scale-out-storage-architecture. To source Coho Data’s web-scale storage architecture through SYNNEX, email cohodata@synnex.com.

About Coho Data

Coho Data is delivering web-scale storage for companies looking to bring the efficiency and flexibility of the public cloud into their on-premise datacenters for greater security and performance. Led by a team of XenSource/Citrix virtualization and storage industry veterans, Coho Data is enabling businesses of all sizes to build their own high performance web-scale storage using highly scalable, commodity-hardware and software-defined scale-out storage software in a grow-as-you-go model that eliminates big upfront capital costs, planning and migration, and manual performance tuning of traditional storage models. Designed for demanding enterprise applications, Coho Data’s architecture leverages built-in analytics to automate storage performance tuning and provide IT teams with prescriptive guidance on the right mix of flash and disk for the best performance for all applications.

Founded in 2011 and funded by Andreessen Horowitz and Ignition Partners, Coho Data is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, with offices in Canada, the U.K. and India. For more information, visit http://www.cohodata.com and follow us on Twitter at @cohodata.

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Contacts

Coho Data
Dan Sorensen, 801–461–9756
dan@methodcommunications.com

Release Summary

Coho Data and SYNNEX (NYSE:SNX) accelerate web-scale storage adoption with new partner channel agreement. Coho Data web-scale solutions are now available through SYNNEX distribution networks.

Contacts

Coho Data
Dan Sorensen, 801–461–9756
dan@methodcommunications.com