Polish VAD to offer CTERA Networks’ award-winning solutions to meet growing business demand for data protection and storage solutions
Warsaw, Poland, May 17, 2010 – EPA Systems, a leading national value-added distributor (VAD) of e-business solutions and technologies, and CTERA Networks, an innovator in hybrid cloud storage and data protection, today announced they are partnering to deliver CTERA’s revolutionary Cloud Attached Storage® solution to the Polish market. Under this partnership, EPA Systems is immediately making the CTERA hybrid storage solution available to its resellers, to meet the exploding demand for data protection, online backup and cloud storage services.
CTERA’s hybrid approach to managed data protection empowers SMB resellers and service providers to quickly and cost-effectively deliver centralized storage management and cloud service provisioning. Channel partners deploy and manage Cloud Attached Storage using the CTERA Portal™, a cloud services platform available in SaaS and Datacenter editions with full branding capability. The turnkey solution includes easy-to-use tools for managing and optimizing cloud storage, running online backup services, remote provisioning, and centralized monitoring of storage appliances. CTERA’s award-winning appliances include the CloudPlug™ and C200™, recently named by CRN as one of “the top 10 systems and peripherals the midmarket needs right now.”
Cloud computing is the natural next step in the evolution of systems offered by EPA, which has been a leading player in the storage market for years. The agreement with CTERA now allows the company to offer professional backup online as well as on-premises storage. Since businesses looking for this type of service attach enormous importance to data security, EPA has chosen CTERA’s proven solution that guarantees the highest level of security, along with reliability, ease of use and a rich set of features.
“EPA Systems is an ideal partner for delivering CTERA-powered hybrid storage to the Polish market, and will further build our momentum in Europe,” said Liran Eshel, CEO of CTERA Networks. “CTERA’s business model and strategy relies as much on a world-class channel as it does on technology innovation, and partners like EPA Systems to drive our business forward.”
“The cloud and remote data centers are the future of network infrastructure. The migration process begins today, however, and that is why EPA Systems is investing in this segment, giving Polish companies to benefit from global, professional solutions”, said Paul Premicz, president and sales director of EPA Systems. “Our clients can count on professional support and a rich package of services. A key aspect is the security of data. The solution proposed by our company use CTERA’s highest standards to ensure the integrity and privacy of data sent online, which includes 256-bit AES encryption, password protection, secure SSL connection, and SHA-1 fingerprinting.”
EPA Systems’ offering of Cloud Attached Storage solutions from CTERA is now available for vendors and resellers in Poland.
For more information visit: http://profipc.pl/ctera/ctera_portal.php
About EPA Systems
EPA Systems is an experienced company specializing in the distribution and sale of technologically advanced IT products, operating nationwide across Poland. EPA Systems provides equipment for all major IT companies in the country, and has systematically built its position as a proven and reliable business partner. Its offerings include products in segments such as storage, video surveillance systems, multimedia systems and other IT systems.
About CTERA Networks
CTERA Networks revolutionizes storage and data protection for SMBs and branch offices with Cloud Attached Storage®, a hybrid solution that combines secure cloud storage services with on-premises storage appliances for a seamless user experience. CTERA provides a cloud services platform that enables service providers and IT resellers to quickly deliver cloud storage, hybrid local/offsite backup and data protection as managed services to their customers. For more information, visit www.ctera.com.