CommVault announces strategic partnership with Magirus

CommVault has announced that Magirus International, one of the leading European IT solution providers, will now offer CommVault Simpana software as part of its storage and data management portfolio.

To enable the organisation to provide its partners with a more comprehensive portfolio of data and information management solutions, complementing its existing range of storage systems and services, Magirus will distribute the CommVault Simpana suite of Backup/Recovery, Replication, Archive, Search and Resource Management software to resellers in the UK, Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria and Switzerland. 

Magirus strong background in storage and vast knowledge of the IT industry were appealing to CommVault as we reviewed potential strategic partners, said Vince Blackall, CommVaults managing director of channels, EMEA.   As the demand for next-generation data and information management solutions grows in EMEA, Magirus account management expertise and unique approach to the marketplace will help our mutual partners differentiate themselves with end users.

Under the new agreement, Magirus will assume local marketing, product distribution, reseller accreditation, professional services and certain support responsibilities for the CommVault software. The two companies will also work together to expand business development and lead generation opportunities for partners. Magirus will also be gaining access to CommVaults world class technical support and training network.

CommVault is a strategic addition to our storage portfolio and will give our resellers a greater choice of solutions, added Christian Magirus, executive vice-president and chief operating officer at Magirus. The CommVault software suite is a strong proposition for partners and end-users as it is easy to use and gives a flexible migration path that suits different business needs.

With this agreement, CommVault continues to expand its footprint across the European market building on existing OEM and partner agreements which include Bull and Incentra Solutions. 

About Magirus

The Magirus Group is a leading European supplier of IT solutions. The companys distribution business is focussed on addressing current trends in the IT sector, enabling business partners to take new technologies to market successfully. As a result, Magirus delivers high-quality software and systems encompassing: storage, intelligent networks, security, virtualisation, middleware, Open Source and information life-cycle management services.

With its professional services portfolio and knowledge of the IT sector, Magirus is able to support business partners and their end-customers in the planning and implementation of IT projects. Its services span demand generation, pre-sales, consultancy, training, certification, implementation, as well as first- and second-tier support from its pan-European, multi-lingual Support Centre in Strasbourg.

The privately owned company based in Stuttgart was established in 1981 and now employs more than 400 people throughout Europe and the Middle East.

About CommVault

A singular vision a belief in a better way to address current and future data management needs guides CommVault in the development of Singular Information Management solutions for high-performance data protection, universal availability and simplified management of data on complex storage networks. CommVault's exclusive single-platform architecture gives companies unprecedented control over data growth, costs and risk.

CommVault's Simpana software suite of products was designed to work together seamlessly from the ground up, sharing a single code and common function set, to deliver superlative Data Protection, Archive, Replication, Search and Resource Management capabilities. More companies every day join those who have discovered the unparalleled efficiency, performance, reliability, and control only CommVault can offer.

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