Attention VARs and Resellers: Looking for the Next VMware?

StarWind Does for Storage What VMware Did for Servers


Burlington, Mass. – March 10, 2009 – StarWind Software, a leading global provider of storage virtualization, is inviting resellers to enhance their solution portfolios with storage virtualization. StarWind is very committed to working with resellers and distributors in the U.S. and globally to offer customers a leading storage virtualization solution that complements server virtualization products from VMware, Hyper-V and XenServer.


StarWind iSCSI SAN has significant brand recognition among thousands of IT professionals and customers in over 50 countries and resellers have benefitted from a close relationship with StarWind over the past five years. Because StarWind only sells software and does not provide professional services, authorized VARs have benefitted from new projects including integration, installation and administration of StarWind solutions. In addition, resellers found StarWind products ideal for building complete solutions for customers such as virtualization, disaster recovery and business continuity.


"We invite new resellers to join us in offering a proven and trusted storage virtualization solution that has a five-year track record with thousands of customers worldwide. With our product, VARs can enhance their virtualization strategy with a storage virtualization product that perfectly complements VMware, Hyper-V and XenServer,” said Zorian Rotenberg, StarWind president and CEO. He continued, "We are very committed to our channel partners because they add great value with their expertise in storage, data protection and disaster recovery. A lot of our success is a direct result of our VARs and we thank them for it.”


StarWind is looking to accelerate the day of "100 percent virtualization" and is looking to partner with VARs who share this vision. New VARs will receive leads through StarWind's direct marketing programs which give them a wider reach to new customers globally. Resellers will also be supported and assisted in selling StarWind IP SAN products by a team of product specialists and channel managers who are there to help with product expertise and sound advice. StarWind resellers also have access to sales and marketing assistance, company listing on the StarWind website, free software licenses, product training and priority access to technical support.


StarWind's iSCSI Target is a software-only solution that installs on any industry-standard Windows server and converts it into a reliable, powerful and high-performance SAN. It is designed to work with leading virtualization solutions such as VMware ESX and VMware ESXi or Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V. It also supports server cluster environments with Microsoft Windows Server Cluster for application solutions such as Oracle, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Exchange Server. The software works over any standard Ethernet network, eliminating the need for complex or proprietary networking gear. StarWind iSCSI Target trial version is available for download through the company website (www.starwindsoftware.com) and takes less than 20 minutes to download and install.


To sign up and become an authorized StarWind reseller or distributor, please visit http://www.starwindsoftware.com/channel-partners.


About StarWind Software Inc. StarWind is a leading global provider of reliable, powerful and easy-to-use iSCSI Target and IP SAN storage technologies. StarWind Server is a software iSCSI Target that converts any Windows server into a powerful SAN and is designed for use with solutions such as VMware ESX and VMware ESXi, Citrix XenServer, Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 and Microsoft Windows Server clusters for databases applications such as Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft SharePoint Server. StarWind is an affordable IP SAN solution and combines an ease of use with enterprise-class features such as Mirroring and Replication, CDP and Snapshots, Thin Provisioning and Virtual Tape Library (VTL). Since 2003, StarWind has been the solution of choice for thousands of customers in over 50 countries, from small and mid-size businesses, to governments, and to the Fortune 1000 clients. For additional information regarding StarWind Software, please visit www.StarWindSoftware.com.


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Media Contact:
StarWind Software Inc.
John Welch, 1-617-449-7717
media@starwindsoftware.com

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