Press Release

DataCore Software Advances to Preferred Solution Partner within the Cisco Solution Partner Program

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 21, 2015 DataCore, a leader in Software-Defined Storage, today announced it is now a Preferred Partner within the Cisco® Solution Partner Program. 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, DataCore is able to quickly create and deploy solutions to enhance the capabilities, performance and management of the network to capture value in the IoE.   

SANsymphony™-V is DataCore’s proven 10th-generation software platform with 25,000+ licenses deployed at more than 10,000 customer production sites globally. DataCore and Cisco partners can now provide 100-percent Cisco hardware solutions, end to end, covering storage, network, and compute needs in order to provide complete datacenter solutions with Tier-1 enterprise storage capabilities. These solutions provide enterprise-class storage features for both self-contained hyper-converged setups as well as architectures that allow independent scaling of storage and compute, all connected by a Cisco-powered network fabric. Optional new or legacy external block storage systems from third parties can be easily integrated into these solutions according to business requirements.

“This is an excellent strategic technology partnership that promises to enhance the Cisco UCS infrastructure with DataCore’s powerful, comprehensive storage capabilities,” said Rob Wentz, Vice President of Business Development & Alliances at Cumberland Group.  “We are looking forward to working with DataCore to enable our enterprise customers to drive greater value, performance, availability and simplicity out of their storage investments.”  

“We are excited about DataCore Software’s comprehensive Tier-1 storage capabilities and how they strongly complement the extensive practice we have built using Cisco UCS Servers,” stated

Robert Mueller, Vice President of Advanced Technology Services at MNJ Technologies Direct. “DataCore’s technology combined with Cisco allows MNJ to help customers achieve business agility through a flexible Software-Defined Storage infrastructure, and easily meet their objectives around business-critical data.”

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 Preferred Solution Partner, DataCore has achieved Cisco compatibility certification of its SANsymphony™-V product, and can also provide its customers with 24-hour, seven-days-a-week customer support.  For more information on DataCore SANsymphony-V, go to: https://marketplace.cisco.com/catalog/companies/datacore-software-corporation.

About DataCore Software
DataCore is a leader in Software-Defined Storage. The company’s storage virtualization and virtual SAN solutions empower organizations to seamlessly manage and scale their data storage architectures, delivering massive performance gains at a fraction of the cost of solutions offered by legacy storage hardware vendors. Backed by 10,000 customer sites around the world, DataCore’s adaptive and self-learning and healing technology takes the pain out of manual processes and helps deliver on the promise of the new software defined data center through its hardware agnostic architecture.

Visit https://www.datacore.com or call (877) 780-5111 for more information.

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* Compatibility certification via Interoperability Verification Testing and Cisco Validated Design is designed to simulate typical customer configurations and does not replace the need for on-site testing and interoperability validation in conjunction with actual implementation.

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