October 2 2018

Cohesity Empowers Service Providers to Build, Manage, and Grow Cohesity Powered Multi-Cloud Services on One Web-Scale Platform

New Offerings and Expanded Partner Program Enable Service Providers to Quickly Increase Revenue, Lower TCO, and Deliver Superior Customer Experiences

San Jose, Calif. – Oct. 2, 2018 – Cohesity, the leader of hyperconverged secondary storage, today announced an expansion of the Cohesity Partner Program that empowers service providers to rapidly build and deliver highly differentiated secondary data and application services to meet the growing demands of enterprise customers. Service providers that join the Cohesity Partner Program can now utilize new capabilities in the Cohesity DataPlatform including multi-tenancy, tenant self-service, and chargeback reporting to deliver high-value services across private, public, and hybrid clouds within one web-scale platform.

Cohesity also announced today the Cohesity Powered trust mark, a designation available only to qualified partners who build their businesses on Cohesity’s trusted platform and adhere to strict quality standards. The trust mark enables partners to further differentiate their value in the market while driving customer preference for their innovative services.

“The Cohesity Partner Program gives service providers innovative ways to help customers directly address the complexities of mass data fragmentation while harnessing the power of secondary data and applications,” said Mohit Aron, founder and CEO, Cohesity. “By building their own solutions on Cohesity’s platform, coupled with the credibility of the Cohesity Powered trust mark, service providers can confidently offer a wider array of value-added services to their customers, grow their businesses, and help customers derive the most value from their secondary data.”

According to the recent 451 Research study, Voice of the Enterprise: Cloud, Hosting and Managed Services, Budgets and Outlook 2017, 70 percent of businesses say they are moving toward multi-cloud/hybrid IT environments1.  However, few organizations have the skills and staff required to navigate this new world and are looking to service providers for a full-range of cloud and managed services—everything from planning and migration to security and data services, and more. Today’s announcement gives service providers access to Cohesity’s continuous innovation that can fuel their businesses and help their customers achieve faster time to value.

Seizing the $60B Market for Secondary Data and Applications
Service providers joining the Cohesity Partner Program are ideally positioned to capture some of the $60 billion total addressable market (TAM) for secondary data and applications by hosting Cohesity on customers’ premises, in a colocation facility, in their own data centers, or on leading hyperscale public clouds—in any and all combinations. They can combine the Cohesity DataPlatform, unified management with Cohesity Helios, and integration with VMware vCloud Director to deliver the following capabilities:

Cohesity Powered Partners Accelerate Customers’ Journey to Multi-Cloud/Hybrid IT
The first service provider partners to earn the Cohesity Powered designation are QTS, Faction, and Fundaments. These partners have met Cohesity’s strict standards for delivering and supporting secondary data and apps on the Cohesity platform. QTS, Faction, and Fundaments have made investments in Cohesity technologies and are committed to offering differentiated secondary data and apps services and support on top of Cohesity’s platform.

“QTS prioritizes the security and reliability of applications and data our customers’ place in our Hosted Private Cloud (HPC) environment,” said Chris Ortbals, EVP, product management and marketing, QTS. “As a Cohesity Powered partner, we can quickly deliver highly differentiated, managed data protection and recovery services across data centers and natively integrate with hyperscale public clouds. Cohesity’s support for multi-clouds, multi-tenancy, self-service, and a common operating model optimize our HPC for clients while helping us grow revenue and drive business agility.”

“Cohesity and Faction have built a partnership in the true sense of the word,” said John Drake, VP, strategic alliances, Faction. “We work collaboratively and strategically to deliver next-generation data protection services and to ensure features such as multi-tenancy are tailored for service provider scale requirements. We’ve partnered with Cohesity to deliver a wide array of fully managed, assisted, and self-service options to provide high quality data protection and to eliminate data silos for clients both on-premises and in all the major public clouds.”

“Fundaments is pleased to partner with Cohesity to offer simplified backup and disaster recovery services to customers from a single, web-scale platform,” said Larik-Jan Verschuren, CEO, Fundaments. “We rely on automation and orchestration to ensure consistent and rapid deployment of our services. We’re proud to be an early tester of secure multi-tenancy and tenant self-service at scale. As a Cohesity Powered partner, we’re able to quickly drive operational efficiency, while enabling customers to realize faster time to value and drive innovation.”

Benefits to Cohesity Powered Partners
Cohesity Powered partners have access to proven technology, innovative models, and marketing expertise including:

Additional Advancements to Cohesity’s Partner Program
Cohesity announced other enhancements to the Cohesity Partner Program today that give partners access to training, sales tools, and other resources to help them meet the exploding demand for unified secondary data and application services. More details on the enhancements are available in a separate press release issued today.

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