StoreVault, a Network Appliance Inc. division that provides storage systems to small and medium size businesses, has inked a deal with Tech Data Corporation to distribute the StoreVault S500 storage system in Canada.
Under the terms of the agreement, Canadian value added resellers will sell the product, have access to Tech Data’s local resources and participate in events that will assist VARs to introduce the product to Canadian small businesses.
“With this announcement we are actively looking to recruit new partners for the StoreVault partner program. We expect around 150 channel partners over the next 12 months,” said Sajai Krishnan, general manager of the StoreVault Business Unit.
Among its features the StoreVault S500 supports NAS, iSCSI and Fibre Channel connectivity, provides backup and restore functionality and can scale up to 6 terabytes of storage. The StoreVault S500 is available immediately and is sold exclusively through the channel.