PRESS RELEASE — Santa Clara, Calif. – Oct. 6, 2016 – Cohesity, the pioneer of hyperconverged secondary storage, announced that it has joined the Cisco® Solution Partner Program as a Solution Partner. The Internet of Everything (IoE) continues to bring together people, processes, data and things to enhance the relevancy of network connections. As a member of the Cisco Solution Partner Program, Cohesity is able to quickly create and deploy solutions to enhance the capabilities, performance and management of the network to capture value in the IoE.
"Customers will now be able to realize the benefits of Cohesity’s hyperconverged secondary storage on Cisco’s industry-leading hardware," said Joe Barnes, head of worldwide channels at Cohesity. "Cohesity dramatically simplifies secondary storage and reduces costs by consolidating different use cases including data backup, test/dev, file services, and analytics, and the new partnership with Cisco empowers customers to leverage the UCS architecture, management pane and ecosystem to achieve unified secondary storage."
"Cohesity's approach to combining its software with Cisco’s UCS servers demonstrates the power of software-defined storage platforms and exemplifies how Cohesity is addressing customer demand for choice and flexibility," said Edgardo Villalobos, technical architect lab manager at AHEAD. "Cohesity and Cisco working together to present a reference architecture for Cohesity software on Cisco UCS is a major step forward. These are the types of solutions that AHEAD is excited to see enter the market and we are looking forward to testing the solution in the AHEAD Lab and Briefing Center."
The Cisco Solution Partner Program, part of the Cisco Partner Ecosystem, unites Cisco with third-party independent hardware and software vendors to deliver integrated solutions to joint customers. As a Solution Partner, Cohesity offers a complementary product offering and has started to collaborate with Cisco to meet the needs of joint customers. For more information on Cohesity, go to: https://marketplace.cisco.com/catalog/companies/cohesity-inc/products/cohesity-hyperconverged-secondary-storage.
Cohesity delivers the industry’s first hyperconverged secondary storage system for consolidating backup, test/dev, file services, and analytic datasets, onto an infinitely scalable, intelligent data platform. With Cohesity, IT organizations achieve far greater operational efficiency and agility in managing their data assets on-premise and in the cloud. Cohesity counts Credit Acceptance, Cvent, GS1, and Tribune Media among its growing base of enterprise customers. For more information, visit www.cohesity.com.
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