Press Release

Exertis CapTech distributes DataCore software in Nordic region

Partnership driven by the growing Market Demand for proven Software-Defined Storage and Hyper-converged Solutions in Sweden and Norway

Exertis CapTech today announced a new distribution partnership with DataCore, leading provider of Software-Defined Storage and adaptive Parallel I/O Software. With the agreement Exertis CapTech is providing DataCores Enterprise class virtualization software SANsymphony-V and DataCore Virtual SAN to resellers and system integrators in the Nordic countries. The cooperation responds to the growing market demand for proven Software-Defined Storage and hyper-converged solutions in the region.

Joerg Schweinsberg, Director Growth Markets EMEA at DataCore: “We are very pleased about the signing of the distribution contract with Exertis CapTech. It means a natural step in our generic growth path in the Nordic region with focus on Sweden and Norway. After the full business integration of our long term partner Alpha Bridge, Exertis CapTech will continue to offer the expertise, experience and first class services our existing channel base is expecting and used to. On top we will benefit from Exertis CapTech’s infrastructure and market footprint as of one of the largest and strongest distributors in the region. We are convinced that this partnership will help companies to boost business as well as support existing and new channel partners to benefit from the growing demand for Software-Defined Storage and hyper-converged virtual SAN solutions.

Jonas Silander, Business Director at Exertis CapTech: “We are growing fast in Enterprise solutions and B2B, and the integration of Alpha Bridge was a strategic keystone for us. They have worked with DataCore for a long time and we are looking forward to continue growing the business they have. They will through us be able to reach a bigger part of the market and together we can offer the customers a better total solution“

Founded in 1998, DataCore Software was a pioneer in storage virtualization software. Today with more than 20,000 customer installations worldwide, DataCore is a leading provider of Software Defined Storage (SDS), Virtual SAN software and adaptive parallel I/O technology. The SDS platform SANsymphony™-V10 is the 10th generation of its powerful, hardware-independent solution for the economic deployment, replication and backup of data infrastructures for small, medium and large companies – with the greatest value in use, better performance, higher availability and manageability. The DataCore™ Virtual SAN is a cost-effective, hardware independent and scalable solution for hyper-converged architectures and application environments without the need of a physical SAN. DataCore maintains strategic alliances with the major virtualization vendors Microsoft, Citrix and VMware, appliance vendors such as Cisco, Dell, Fujitsu, Huawei and Lenovo, as well as technology partnerships with the leading providers of storage hardware and SSD technologies. The success of the company relies on a strict two-tier channel model through committed, experienced and expertised distribution partners like Exertis CapTech.

About Exertis Captech

Exertis CapTech is one of the biggest distributers of IT, multimedia and home entertainment in the Nordics and the largest distributor of AV and Large Display in Sweden. Its headquarters and warehouse is located in Gothenburg with local offices in Stockholm, Umeå, Helsingborg and Sandefjord in Norway. With a reseller base of 3000 they reached a turnover of 2 milion EUR in 2014. Since 2014 Exertis CapTech is a part of Exertis, one of the biggest distributors of technology in Europe.

About DataCore

DataCore is the leading provider of Software-Defined Storage and Adaptive Parallel I/O Software – harnessing today’s powerful and cost-efficient server platforms to solve the IT industry’s biggest storage problem, the I/O bottleneck. The company’s comprehensive and flexible storage virtualization and hyper-converged virtual SANsolutions free users from the pain of labor-intensive storage management and provide customers true independence from storage solution vendors that cannot offer a hardware agnostic architecture. DataCore’s Software-Defined 
 

About Exertis Captech

Exertis CapTech is one of the biggest distributers of IT, multimedia and home entertainment in the Nordics and the largest distributor of AV and Large Display in Sweden. Its headquarters and warehouse is located in Gothenburg with local offices in Stockholm, Umeå, Helsingborg and Sandefjord in Norway. With a reseller base of 3000 they reached a turnover of 2 milion EUR in 2014. Since 2014 Exertis CapTech is a part of Exertis, one of the biggest distributors of technology in Europe.

About DataCore

DataCore is the leading provider of Software-Defined Storage and Adaptive Parallel I/O Software – harnessing today’s powerful and cost-efficient server platforms to solve the IT industry’s biggest storage problem, the I/O bottleneck. The company’s comprehensive and flexible storage virtualization and hyper-converged virtual SANsolutions free users from the pain of labor-intensive storage management and provide customers true independence from storage solution vendors that cannot offer a hardware agnostic architecture. DataCore’s Software-Defined Storage platforms revolutionize storage infrastructure and serve as the cornerstone of the next-generation software-defined data center – delivering greater value, performance, availability and simplicity. Visit https://www.datacore.com

For more information

Exertis CapTech
Roland Hansson, Sales Manager Enterprise, roland.hansson@exertis.se, +46 736 55 03 45.

DataCore Software

Sales contact in Sweden: 
Ilpo Wilkman, Regional Manager Nordic & Baltic, ilpo.wilkman@datacore.com ; +46 (0)70 942 94 90  

European Headquarter: 
DataCore Software GmbH, Bahnhofstr. 18, 85774 Unterföhring, Tel: +49 (0) 89 4613570-0, E-Mail: infosweden@datacore.com

EMEA Press Contact: 

KPR Global / KONZEPT PR, Michael Baumann, mbaumann@kprglobal.com, T. +49-821-3430016

DataCore, the DataCore logo and SANsymphony 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.