Nextgen Distribution has partnered with Violin Memory, a maker of flash-based storage systems to help it expand in Australia and New Zealand.
Violin Memory makes flash-based storage systems that address the high performance needs of datacentres and IT requirements of business critical applications, virtualised environments and Big Data solutions in enterprise data centres.
With Big Data and Cloud, many businesses are increasingly looking for solutions to turn information into real time insights and to work with new virtualised infrastructure models.
“We believe that Violin Memory is a company built to lead the new tsunami of flash storage solutions that will truly change the way storage is used and operated. Cloud and Big Data environments are demanding it and the case studies, we have seen, show that Violin is delivering it.” Nextgen Distribution managing director, John Walters, said.
“Violin greatly enhances the performance of current storage environments, as well as being the foundation for a new transformational strategy.” said he said. “We welcome Violin and look forward to the significant impact they will have on our vendor ecosystem.”
Violin Memory Vice President APAC, Larry Schuster, said “Nextgen Distribution has the relationships and understanding of our market which is key to Violin’s uccess with the channel in Australian and New Zealand. Nextgen Distribution is also well positioned as a distributor and represents Oracle, therefore giving them insight into the key market we address."
Founded in 2005, the US-based Violin Memory’s products include Violin Memory Arrays, a line of NAND Flash server-based PCIe cards, in partnership with Toshiba. It also offers flash within the entire enterprise environment that are both server side and network-based.
Nextgen’s works with a range of niche products and vendors that include Oracle, A10 Networks, Arista Networks, Objectivity, V3 Systems and Imation.