Veeam Partners with Redington Gulf to Enhance Reach in the Middle East [Mid-East.Info]
(Mid-East.Info Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Dubai, UAE: Veeam® Software, innovative provider of Protection for the Modern Datacenter™, today announced a strategic partnership with Redington Gulf to continue growth throughout the Middle East. The alliance comes at a pivotal time as Veeam looks to further expand its reach in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). Veeam experienced accelerated growth in the local channel last year following a 113.7 percent customer growth and a 148.9 percent increase in its booking revenue.
L-R Ramkumar B_ Redington Gulf and Gregg Petersen_Veeam Software
"Our new partnership with Redington Gulf is instrumental in strengthening and growing Veeam's position further in the GCC. As such, we are looking to expand our customer and partner base in the region, as well as gain more significant presence within certain countries" said Gregg Petersen, Regional Director, Middle East and SAARC. "Redington has a wide network of distribution points across the region and strong relationships with resellers. In this way, Veeam will be able to reach out to new partners and complete their virtualization proposition with the leading Data Protection and management technology."
Over the last few years the GCC market has shown an increasing demand for Protection for the Modern Datacenter, and partnering with Redington Gulf will help Veeam to satisfy the demand as well as grow its footprint in the Middle East. In 2013 Veeam gained in excess of 450 new customers in the Middle East alone, a feat that contributed towards the vendor being featured in Gartner's 2013 Magic Quadrant due to its sizable presence in enterprise. Globally the company added over 34,000 new customers in 2013, totaling over 91,500.
"We are very excited to partner with a global leader in data protection and management solutions and help establish a seamless partnership to enhance Veeam's reach throughout the Middle East," said Ramkumar B, Senior Vice President – Value Business, Redington Gulf. "Our solutions span across technology domains ensuring we are ahead of the curve. We have relationships in various parts of Middle East and ensure that all the requirements of the channel are met under one-roof."
About Veeam Software:
Veeam® enables the always-on business by delivering Advanced Data Protection for the Modern Data Center™. Veeam recognizes the challenges in keeping a business up and running at all times and addressees them with solutions that provide high speed recovery, verified protection, risk mitigation, complete visibility and data loss avoidance. Veeam Backup & Replication™ leverages the enabling technologies of the modern data center, including VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, NetApp Storage and HP 3PAR StoreServ,to help organizations meet RPOs and RTOs, save time, mitigate risks, and dramatically reduce capital and operational costs. Veeam Backup Management Suite™ provides all the benefits and features of Veeam Backup & Replication along with advanced monitoring, reporting and capacity planning for the backup infrastructure. Veeam Management Pack™ (MP) extends Microsoft System Center monitoring to enterprise vSphere environments and also offers monitoring, reporting and capacity planning for the Veeam Backup & Replication infrastructure. The Veeam Cloud Provider Program (VCP) offers flexible monthly and perpetual licensing to meet the needs of hosting, managed service and cloud service providers. VCP currently has over 4,000 service provider participants worldwide. Monthly rental is available in more than 70 countries from more than 50 Veeam aggregators.
Founded in 2006, Veeam currently has 23,000 ProPartners and more than 91,500 customers worldwide. Veeam's global headquarters are located in Baar, Switzerland, and the company has offices throughout the world.
About Redington Gulf:
Redington Gulf (a subsidiary of Redington India) is a leading supply chain solution provider in Middle East, Africa, Turkey (via Arena Bilgisayar) and CIS region for over 40 leading manufacturers of Information Technology, Telecom and Lifestyle products. Its highly advanced and comprehensive supply chain solutions enable organizations to create customer experiences consistent with their brand values and meet dynamically changing market requirements. With a market penetration of more than 24 countries, supported by a distribution network of more than 12,000 channel partners and over 16 stock points across the region; Redington Gulf is firmly positioned as a leading supply chain solutions provider in the region for IT/Electronic products & services. A strong management team, robust and automated order processing systems, professional business development team supported by a dedicated execution team makes Redington Gulf a Distributor of Choice to both vendors and resellers
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