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StorIT signed as Unitrends VAD for MENA

VAD to help build Unitrends channel network, train and certify partners in the region

StorIT signed as Unitrends VAD for MENA
StorIT's Suren Vedantham (left), shakes hands with Unitrend's regional manager Michael Orange after signing the deal.

StorIT, a specialist data management solutions distributor, has announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Unitrends, a maker data protection and disaster recovery solutions.

Under the accord, StorIT will promote and distribute Unitrends complete portfolio of end-to-end solutions in data protection, backup and disaster recovery (DR) solutions across the Middle East, North Africa and India.

In addition, StorIT will help build Unitrends channel network, train and certify partners on data protection, back up and DR solutions.

"With this partnership with Unitrends, we are now in a position to offer our customers and partners Unitrends' well-proven hybrid solution from a single source for all requirements of scalable appliances, software and cloud-based solutions for backup, archiving, instant recovery and disaster recovery. By leveraging our strong channel network in the Middle East, we plan to increase Unitrends' business and market share within the region," said Suren Vedantham, managing director, StorIT Distribution FZCO.

StorIT said it will undertake activities such as training, certifications, systems design and architecture, implementation services and support. The company added that its team will also work closely with Unitrends to ensure its channel network receives strong sales, marketing and technical support to effectively sell the vendor's integrated physical backup appliances that protect physical and virtual environments.

"We are looking forward to extending with StorIT our high growth strategy into the Middle East, to build strong relations with valuable partners and continue to provide to our customers easy to use and well positioned enterprise class backup and recovery solutions. The expertise of StorIT is a great asset for the development of Unitrends in the region," said Michael Orange, regional manager, MEA, Unitrends.

Orange added StorIT will work with Unitrends to initiate channel enablement and training programmes, which will be followed by a road show to create awareness on the product portfolio and technology.

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