06 December 2017

Cloud Distribution Creates Dedicated Datacenter Infrastructure Team

Continued Growth & Specialisation Including Two New Vendor Signings

Reading – 6th December 2017 - Next generation value-added distributor Cloud Distribution, a specialist in security, networking and storage, announced today that it has created a new Datacenter Infrastructure (DCI) team and expanded its portfolio, signing two new disruptive vendor partners in the data protection and storage space, Actifio & Accelstor. The new vendors will complement existing vendors A10 Networks, Acronis, Arista Networks, Datacore, Exinda, Pivot3 and Hypergrid which will all be managed by the new DCI team.

The DCI team will increase focus around best of class, multi-vendor solutions, creating a knowledge hub for partners to tap into. Dedicated staff in the sales, technical and marketing functions will mean partners can benefit from support in more deals and drive more business.

“We are really proud to have made this step towards creating our own center of excellence, as it facilitates additional growth opportunities for both our reseller and vendor partners. The new DCI team complements the existing Cyber Security Solutions (CSS) and Networking Solutions (NS) teams” said Bruce Hockin, director of DCI solutions at Cloud Distribution.


Actifio have a huge global footprint, helping over 2700 enterprise customers and service providers across 37 countries, virtualise their data, applications and infrastructure to revolutionise Back-up, Recovery and DevOps strategies. After a strong start to the year, Actifio will need support to continue their growth.

“Our channel partners are critical to establishing a fast-growing, profitable company that is changing the game through our Enterprise Data -as-a-Service proposition.  Cloud Distribution are in a strong position to support us in that plan, by extending our reach and value proposition across their extensive partner network,” said Alexander Downham, EMEA Channel Manager at Actifio.

"Our partnership with Actifio is a great opportunity for our partners, as their Virtual Data Pipeline technology creates a compelling story for end users looking to reduce risk by revolutionising their back-up and recovery strategy. In addition, it opens doors for DevOps optimisation and creates a 'land and expand' opportunity in the database recovery space" said Grant Reddin, Director of sales, Cloud Distribution Ltd.


Voted one of the world’s 10 Most Valuable IT Solution Provider Companies, the software-defined all-flash array storage provider, has joined forces with Cloud Distribution, bringing their Flash Storage to Cloud Distribution’s DCI portfolio.

“By joining AccelStor's expertise in all-flash storage arrays with Cloud Distribution's knowledge and relationships within the partner community, we can define new opportunities for the digital transformation of big data applications. We are excited to be making this partnership with them and their DCI team," said Stefan Ferrari, Technical Sales Director, AccelStor.

“Accelstor’s FlexiRemap technology and ‘shared nothing’ architecture facilitates outstanding price performance and resilience for demanding workloads, such as VDI, Databases, Big Data and AI. In a market where differentiation usually come with a premium, is great partners can offer an outstanding alternative that sits within a customer budget” said Hockin.

For more information on any of the campaigns and events or if you are interested in finding out more about Cloud Distribution please contact Cloud Distribution on 01635 800410 or email sales@cloud-distribution.com.

About Cloud Distribution 
Cloud Distribution is a value-added distributor of disruptive next generation security, networking and storage solutions that VARs can take to market quickly and easily. It currently distributes A10 Networks, Acronis, Aerohive, Arista networks BlackBerry, CheckPoint Software, Cloud4Wi, CrowdStrike, Cyren Security, DataCore, Exinda, HyperGrid, Ignitenet, Onelogin, Peplink, Pivot3, and Vectra Networks. Its portfolio of disruptive security and networking solutions helps resellers to differentiate themselves from the competition and create new markets to sell in. The company was founded in 2009 by senior executives with a wealth of experience in the security, networking and optimisation space. Its philosophy is to take innovative, cutting-edge vendors into the UK market by recruiting and working together with skilled, reputable, market making partners. For further information, please visit https://www.cloud-distribution.com/or follow us on Twitter @cloudtweeters

About Actifio
Actifio virtualises the data that’s the lifeblood of businesses in more than 30 countries around the world. Its Virtual Data Pipeline ™ technology enables businesses to manage, access, and protect their data faster, more efficiently, and more simply by decoupling data from physical storage, much the same way a hypervisor decouples compute from physical servers. To accelerate toward hybrid cloud architectures, build higher quality applications faster, and improve business resiliency and availability, Actifio is the first and only enterprise class copy data virtualisation platform. For more visit Actifio.com, or follow us on Twitter @Actifio.

About AccelStor

AccelStor is accelerating the paradigm shift from conventional disk arrays to modern all-flash storage. AccelStor's NeoSapphire series of all-flash arrays powered by FlexiRemap software technology delivers sustained high IOPS to business-critical applications. With streamlined storage management, multi-protocol support, and front-access, hot-swappable drives, the NeoSapphire series promises to resolve performance bottlenecks for I/O-intensive applications like virtualization, high-performance computing, database, and media processing. For more information about AccelStor and NeoSapphire, please visit www.accelstor.com.

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