Gridstore Launches the Gridstore Accelerate Partner Program With Attractive Channel Incentives
(November 21, 2012)
Robust Partner Ecosystem Empowers Channel Partners to Deliver a Solution that Puts the Most Powerful Storage at Your Fingertips
GridstoreTM, the leader in software defined storage solutions, today announced its Gridstore Accelerate Partner Program, a resource-rich channel program designed with attractive channel incentives to fuel partner success in the delivery of simple, powerful and affordable storage solutions. The Gridstore Accelerate Partner Program was designed to help partners capitalize on the growing market opportunity for storage solutions that meet the scalability, performance and efficiency requirements of today's mid-size enterprises with attractive incentives and extensive support and resources.
Gridstore delivers a simple, powerful and affordable storage solution that scales dynamically with customer needs. With its pay-as-you-go sales model, customers can seamlessly integrate Gridstore's Grid product into their environment without forklift upgrades or disruption to their business. The unique, breakthrough technology gives users up to 6TB of enterprise-class features at a fraction of the cost of traditional storage solutions. It delivers unprecedented scalability, fault-tolerance, high performance and resource efficiencies that can't be matched by other solutions available to the mid-size enterprise market.
For partners, the Gridstore solution is ideal, low-risk, and high-profit. It can be easily sold over the phone for high-volume, short sales cycle deals. With a predictable pricing model for customers, sales messaging is easy and results in a highly "sticky" customer footprint with near 100% repeat orders for long-term revenue and customer satisfaction.
"At Gridstore we have worked to develop an ideal 'land and expand' model for our channel partners for the fastest growing market segment," said Kelly Murphy, CEO of Gridstore. "Sales cycles are short and implementation is simple, creating a fast path to repeatable incremental revenue. Our Gridstore team of implementation and service experts provide all the value-added support partners need to ensure long-term customer satisfaction with low overhead and high profit margins."
About the Gridstore Accelerate Partner Program
As a 100% channel-driven company, Gridstore has designed its Gridstore Accelerate Partner Program to deliver high gross margins for its registered partners. The Gridstore Accelerate Partner Program gives partners access to a low-risk, high-profit solution. The Grid can easily be sold over the phone for high-volume, short sales cycle deals. With a predictable pay as you grow pricing model for customers, sales messaging is easy and results in a highly "sticky" customer footprint with near 100% repeat orders for long-term revenue and customer satisfaction.
The Gridstore Accelerate Partner Program delivers attractive margins for its registered partners and supports them with opportunity registration, as well as a complete suite of channel marketing tools including marketing collateral, quick selling guides, lead sharing, joint events and collaborative marketing programs. Through the end 2012, Gridstore is offering special, high-return program incentives to its program members including up to an additional 10 points in margin for all registered sales opportunities in Q1, 2013. For more information, please visit: http://gridstore.com/partners/
Gridstore Sets the Standard as the industry enters the era of software defined storage
Businesses of all sizes are suffering from the explosion of data growth. The cost is also exploding and it becomes impossible to scale efficiently with monolithic, legacy architectures. The Grid addresses the influx of data that traditional scale-out architectures have not been able to solve. Gridstore is first to market with an advanced software-defined, storage platform that scales as a business's data needs scale, no overprovisioning, no wasted capacity. The Grid revolutionizes the way storage is managed, seamlessly integrating into existing environments.
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Gridstore is the leading provider of software defined storage that turns simple storage building blocks into the world's most powerful and affordable storage without limits. Gridstore brings the era of mainframe-style monolithic storage and its disruptive forklift upgrades to an end. The Grid allows businesses to start small and pay as they grow to any size while growing more powerful with each additional block. We eliminate the frustrations of planning and forecasting for the unknown. No more headaches, no more disruption to the business. Now you can effortlessly give your organization the powerful storage it demands. Gridstore is headquartered in Mountain View, Calif. and has development facilities in Dublin, Ireland. For more information, please visit: http://www.gridstore.com.