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Evanssion signs distribution agreement with Cohesity

Distributor to supply the vendor’s hyper converged storage solutions

Arulmozhi says partners are keen to introduce Cohesity to their key customers.
Arulmozhi says partners are keen to introduce Cohesity to their key customers.

Evanssion, a regional value-added distributor (VAD) for cloud transformation and information security solutions, has signed a distribution agreement with Cohesity, a provider of hyper converged secondary storage platform.

In terms of the agreement, Evanssion will operate as a VAD across the Middle East, Levant, North Africa and India, providing Cohesity's complete suite of solutions.

"Enterprise IT is moving towards a software defined and hyper converged architecture. This trend is apparent in the current market demand for secondary storage and backup solutions from organisations that especially generate massive amounts of data," said Ashok Chakravarthi Arulmozhi, managing director at Evanssion. "About 80% of an enterprises' storage capacity is consumed by secondary data, and this imposes a huge burden on enterprise IT budgets. As a pioneer in introducing hyper converged technology in secondary storage, we believe Cohesity has the capability to enable organisations to consolidate and manage secondary data cost-effectively. Our partners are keen to introduce Cohesity to their key customers and we are committed to grow Cohesity's footprint across all major verticals.

Cohesity delivers a web-scale, hyper converged storage system that spans both private data centres and cloud.

Vivek Agarwal, head, Corporate and Business Development at Cohesity, said: "Cohesity is pleased to have Evanssion as our VAD for this region. With proven expertise in the hyper converged solutions space with existing vendors such as Nutanix, Evanssion is well positioned to expand Cohesity's footprint across the region, and take our solutions to organisations that are struggling to manage secondary data storage and backup."

Agarwal added that Cohesity addresses more than backup requirements, and looking at the market demand, the company sees huge potential for growth in the region. "With an exceptional track record and success with the launch of its first hyper converged data centre solution in the region, we believe Evanssion will play a crucial role in taking our solutions to customers across verticals and help us expand our market presence," Agarwal said.