Press Release

DataCore Software Targets VMware Partners with New Solutions, Sales Promotions and Resources for Storage Virtualization and Business Continuity

Company adds to recent product announcements touts new storage virtualization resource center for solution advisors and resellers, launches sales promotions for VMware partners, and highlights vSphere and VMware Ready certifications.

SAN FRANCISCO – September 2, 2009 – At VMworld 2009, DataCore Software, a leading provider of storage virtualization, business continuity and disaster recovery software solutions, today announced that it has launched a series of initiatives designed to target current VMware partners so that they can capture 100% of the virtualization business opportunity. New Business Continuity Starter SAN packages, new capabilities such as Advanced Site Recovery (ASR), new sales and marketing resources and special promotions have been put in place to help VMware solution advisors and resellers win business and profit from the sale of DataCore storage virtualization solutions.

Recent Announcements

  • DataCore Announces New Advanced Site Recovery Solutions for vSphere https://www.datacore.com/pressroom/pr_live.asp?date=07/13/2009
  • DataCore Software Supports Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) https://www.datacore.com/pressroom/pr_live.asp?date=08/28/2009
  • DataCore Software and VMware vSphere are VMware Ready Certified

See DataCore SANmelody and SANsymphony listings in the VMware certified compatibility guide: http://www.vmware.com/resources/guides.html

New Promotions for VMware Resellers Dont Let Storage Hardware Price You Out of Virtualization Deals

DataCore has packaged several promotions that are now available to VMware solution advisors and resellers. These promotions will enable partners to reap the rewards and benefits of having DataCore storage virtualization solutions in their arsenal of product offerings. They include:

  • Academic Programs and Significant Educational Discounts
  • A Revitalize or Repurpose Existing Storage Arrays or SANs Promotion
  • A 1TB Starter SAN Software Promotion for Business Continuity & DR
  • Special Government Programs and Discounts

Visit https://www.datacore.com/customerprograms/ for more detail.

New Storage Virtualization Resource Center for VMware Solution Advisors and Resellers

The new Solution Advisor Resource Center provides essential sales training and positioning to help resellers and solution advisors grow their virtualization business with DataCores storage virtualization solutions go to https://www.datacore.com/partner/resources/.

By launching a Quick Start Solution Advisor Resource Center that includes vital sales and marketing resources, DataCore is making it easy for both current and prospective resellers to propose solutions to their clients’ storage infrastructure requirements and to profit from the sale of DataCores storage virtualization software solutions, states Augie Gonzalez, director of product marketing, DataCore Software.

Select materials of the new Solution Advisor Resource Center include:

  • An eight-minute Get Acquainted with DataCore introduction. Link: https://www.datacore.com/VAR8/
  • Video Sales Training Presentations
  • An Overview of Bundles, Promotions & Packaging
  • VMware vSphere Sales reference cards, including Tips for selling DataCore solutions to Server & Desktop Virtualization clients. And much, much more.

DataCore makes it easy for any VMware reseller to sell DataCore storage virtualization solutions. The new resources are on the DataCore web site, unlike traditional portals all the info in the Quick Start site is available for use without having to fill out applications. Therefore, partners can immediately review what they need to know to sell. All they have to do to resell is contact an existing authorized distributor. DataCore’s North American distributors are:

  • Alternative Technology, Ingram Micro, Lifeboat Distribution, Promark Technology, and Tech Data Corporation.

Any solution advisor/provider can contact a DataCore distributor and begin selling DataCore solutions. In cases where the solution advisors do not have the required skills the distributors will work to identify capable trained resources to service the requirements.

VMware Partners, go beyond server virtualization with DataCore storage virtualization solutions and capture the storage opportunity Next Steps

  • For information about reselling DataCore Software, please contact info@datacore.com or contact your local DataCore distributor.
  • See Partner Testimonials: https://www.datacore.com/partners/recent_partner_profiles.asp

About DataCore Software

DataCore Software, a leading provider of storage virtualization software solutions, fundamentally changes the economics of managing storage with innovative software that combines advanced functions and services with the agility and savings of hardware independence. DataCore lowers the cost and complexity of IT by making storage efficient, fast, flexible, fail-safe and virtual. For more information, call (877) 780-5111 or visit https://www.datacore.com.

DataCore and the DataCore logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of DataCore Software Corporation. Other DataCore product or service names or logos referenced herein are trademarks of DataCore Software Corporation. All other products, services and company names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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