HERZLIYA, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stratoscale, the software company revolutionizing the data center, today announced the launch of PartnerFirst, its 360 degrees partner program, and a distribution agreement with Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), a Fortune 100 company that delivers a full spectrum of global technology and supply chain services to businesses around the world. With the PartnerFirst program, Stratoscale aims to bring added value into customers’ IT lifecycle from the selection and buying stages through deployment and integration, while delivering cloud-scale economics to data centers of all sizes with efficiency and operational simplicity.
The PartnerFirst program was created with an all-inclusive approach to maximize partner’s technology, products and services with the goal of bringing mutual benefits to customers and partners. Through this program, Stratoscale is building an ecosystem of technology and distribution partners, as well as expanding coverage and customer service to meet market demand for next generation data centers.
“PartnerFirst expands Stratoscale’s reach while offering our channel partners a unique value proposition with our innovative technology. Our first alliance with Ingram Micro, the leader in global IT distribution, is a testament to our approach and commitment,” said Ariel Maislos, CEO of Stratoscale. “By leveraging Ingram Micro’s unique capabilities and advanced services to support data center transformation projects globally, Stratoscale is better positioned to capitalize on the growth of this market.”
The hardware-agnostic Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) solution, Stratoscale Symphony, is available for distribution through Stratoscale’s growing portfolio of value-added resellers (VARs), managed service providers (MSPs) and IT service providers.
“Stratoscale’s SDDC solution offers an agile, scalable solution to help channel partners meet the IT demands of customers requiring enterprise-grade data center technologies,” said Bill Brandel, executive director, Advanced Solutions of Ingram Micro. “Together with Stratoscale, Ingram Micro is positioned to offer our customers a revolutionary solution that will meet those demands, grow with their business and bring value.”
Stratoscale's PartnerFirst program provides the following benefits:
- Growth – Being part of the PartnerFirst program enables partners to further grow their businesses by having a best-in-class product to offer existing customers.
- Time to Market – With Stratoscale’s software-only solution that can be installed on any x86 server, partners have the freedom to choose the right infrastructure for their customers and accelerate the deployment by starting small and scaling when needed.
- Success – Sold exclusively through partner sales, Stratoscale offers sales and marketing support and co-activities to ensure partners’ success in their go to market plan.
- Innovation – Openness and integration with leading technology partners is at the core of Stratoscale Symphony. The software can be expanded and integrated with a broad range of technologies supporting PaaS, DR, Big Data analytics and more.
For more information on Stratoscale’s PartnerFirst Program, visit our website.
Stratoscale is revolutionizing the data center with a zero-to-cloud-in-minutes solution. With Stratoscale’s hardware-agnostic, Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) solution to store everything, run anything and scale everywhere, IT is empowered to take control of their data centers. Led by an experienced management team that brings a proven track record in the field of startups, Stratoscale was named a “Cool Vendor in Servers and Virtualization” by Gartner. Stratoscale is backed by leading investors including: Battery Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, Cisco, Intel, Qualcomm Ventures and SanDisk. For more information, visit http://www.stratoscale.com.