Kanoo IT inks Scale Computing deal
Manama, April 8, 2014
Kanoo Information Technology (Kanoo IT) has signed a value-added reseller agreement with US-based Scale Computing, a leading developer of hyper-converged software solutions that combines servers, storage and virtualization into a single platform.
A leading ICT solutions provider, Kanoo IT is one of Bahrain’s foremost business organizations with leading expertise in infrastructure, data center, storage, networking, information security, Microsoft solutions and converged communications.
Under this agreement, Kanoo IT is eligible to sell Scale Computing hyper converged product, HC3, to companies in Bahrain looking for a more efficient way to virtualized.
“We are excited to bring Kanoo IT into our channel partner ecosystem,” remarked Pat Conte, World-Wide EVP of Field Operations.
“Kanoo IT is a well-respected company in Bahrain, and represents an important market for Scale Computing as we continue our worldwide expansion. Together, with Kanoo IT, we will meet the transforming virtualization needs of companies in Bahrain,” he noted.
“Kanoo IT partners with leading global players, like Scale Computing, to continue providing innovative, world-class business solutions to our clients”, said Waleed Kanoo, the general manager of Kanoo IT.
“As the market moves away from traditional virtualization and moves towards hyper-convergence, Kanoo IT can meet our customer’s needs through this strategic partnership. We are excited about the opportunities HC3 brings to both our customers and our business.” remarked Ramgopal Menon, the assistant general manager of Kanoo IT.
Scale Computing developed HC3 to meet the needs of companies looking to achieve the efficiencies of virtualization and private clouds without the complexities and cost of traditional virtualization solutions.
By eliminating software licenses and eliminating the need for additional hardware, Scale Computing HC3 lowers the total cost of ownership of the overall stack. Its integrated approach to servers, storage and virtualization, radically simplifies the infrastructure needed to keep applications running in virtualization and private cloud environments.
Scale Computing reaches its customers through a highly selected reseller community world-wide. Kanoo IT is the first Scale Computing reseller in Bahrain.
The official launch of Scale Computing will be held at the Kanoo IT stand at the two-day Abtech Expo which opens today (April 8).-TradeArabia News Service