Cloverleaf Communications and hps today jointly announced their channel partnership in which hps will distribute Cloverleaf s Intelligent Storage Networking (iSN) system in the UK. Customers of hps, a leading vendor-independent storage networking solutions provider, will now benefit from adaptable, simplified management of complex storage networks enabled by Cloverleafs iSN. "We are delighted to be partnering with Cloverleaf in the UK market," said Paul Talbut, CEO of hps Ltd, and Chairman of the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) Europe. "Our customers can now finally begin to realise the promise of true storage consolidation and centralised management whilst driving down storage related costs and complexity. We are already seeing gains from this partnership and fully expect our business relationship with Cloverleaf to be extremely successful." For Cloverleaf, the partnership with hps marks growing worldwide interest in the Cloverleaf iSN product and in the strength of the UK data centre market for proven business continuance products. Within the partnership, hps will also provide iSN customers with 24x7 support and professional services.
"Our iSN system is ideal for systems integrators really focused on the data centre, as it offers many services that can be implemented to address various pain points by utilising a foundation of proven technology," said Avi Weiss, Cloverleaf CEO. "hps is a natural fit for us, Paul was a very early visionary in storage networking, he and his team helped build this market. Theyve been very successful in applying their data centre-level expertise to provide best-of-breed, cost efficient, vendor-independent solutions to UK customers. Were pleased to have hps on the Cloverleaf team."
About Cloverleafs Intelligent Storage Networking System
The Cloverleaf Intelligent Storage Networking system (iSN) provides an unmatched combination of (i) advanced business continuity services, (ii) enablement of tiered storage in a heterogeneous environment, and (iii) a comprehensive suite of intelligent storage management functions. The system is flexible, multi-dimensional, and generates proven economic savings.
A utility-class system, Cloverleafs iSN treats the data centre as a single integrated entity from arrays to filers to provide application servers with File (NAS) and Block (SAN) services over both Fibre Channel and GbE networks. Ultimately, the Cloverleaf iSN is a powerful solution that provides advanced data protection and business continuance applications at an affordable price, simplifying storage management and providing a very compelling ROI.