Bluechip Infotech Joins Strategic Partnership with Nexenta - the Global Leader in Software-Defined Storage (SDS)

Santa Clara, CA and Sydney, AUSTRALIA - October 15, 2014: Bluechip Infotech and Nexenta, (@Nexenta), the global leader in Software-Defined Storage (#softwaredefinedstorage) (SDS) announce an exciting new strategic partnership.  Through this partnership Bluechip Infotech’s resellers, systems integrators, and managed service providers will team with Nexenta to deliver Software-Defined Storage solutions across the Australian market, to organizations of all sizes. 

Phil Lancaster, Director of Enterprise at Bluechip, comments that “Nexenta has a significant install base and an exceptional team.  We were looking to extend our storage portfolio and Nexenta’s SDS offerings a perfect fit for Bluechip as it provides the opportunity to add value to our bundle offerings. Nexenta is going to be a significant player in the market.”

Anthony Davis, Asia Pacific Vice President and General Manager at Nexenta shares that, “Australia is a very robust market for innovative storage solutions. We see Bluechip as a strong distributor and partner for our SDS solutions, and look forward to sharing our success with Bluechip and their partners as we broaden our reach in Australia.”

Nexenta Software-Defined Storage solutions are installed at thousands of companies across the world and serve a wide variety of workloads and business-critical situations. Nexenta powers some of the world’s largest cloud deployments, hosts some of the industry’s best entertainment content, serves vast quantities of government data across multiple continents and ensures that hundreds of thousands of medical records are kept safe and available at the point of service for healthcare companies located worldwide.

Nexenta’s product portfolio abstracts storage software from underlying hardware which significantly reduces storage infrastructure costs and frees customers from hardware vendor lock-in:

  • NexentaStor
    • Our flagship Enterprise-class unified file and block storage solution, runs on industry standard hardware, scales from tens of terabytes to petabyte configurations, and includes all data management functionality by default
  • NexentaConnect
  • Designed to utilize the core Nexenta technologies to provide robust acceleration and optimization for enterprise applications from Virtual Desktop Infrastructure to hyperconvergence and enterprise user data.
  • Nexenta’s next-generation scale-out object, block and file storage solution designed to be the most efficient platform in the market for OpenStack and CloudStack clouds, Big Data, and next generation Web 2.0 applications.
  • Provides analytics and orchestration software that automates arrangement, coordination, and management of complex compute systems, data stores, and services
  • NexentaEdge
  • NexentaFusion

Nexenta works continuously to better integrate its products into customer environments via collaborative R&D with technology partners at all levels including VMware, Citrix, Intel, Dell and Cisco as well as leading application and integration-focused partners for specific markets.

Nexenta has a 100% channel sales model that already includes several Australian partners who are eager to expand their businesses rapidly. Partnering with Nexenta enables Bluechip partners to expand their solutions and provide complete, hardware-agnostic, Software-Defined Storage options for their customers.  Whether it’s for the cloud, Internet of Things, Big Data, mobility or other areas, Nexenta is always aligned with the next technology trend on the horizon.

Nexenta’s Partner Program has a tiered structure and offers incentives; training and benefits that help Partners provide their customers with the best affordable storage solutions. To learn more or join the Nexenta Partner Program with Bluechip, email Kylie Ayres.

Call to Action

On Tuesday, November 11th at 10am AEDT, Phil Lancaster, Director of Enterprise at Bluechip, Anthony Davis, Asia Pacific VP/GM at Nexenta and Don Lopes, Director of Channel at Nexenta will host a webinar about the Bluechip and Nexenta partnership, and how you can get involved. Click here to register.

About Nexenta
Nexenta is the global leader in Software-Defined Storage, delivering easy-to-use, secure and ultra-low cost storage software solutions. Nexenta solutions are hardware-, protocol-, and app-agnostic, providing innovation freedom and speed for organizations to realize "true" benefits of Software-Defined Infrastructure-centric Cloud Computing. Nexenta enables workloads from rich media-driven Social Living to Mobility; from the Internet of Things to Big Data; from OpenStack and CloudStack to Do-It-Yourself Cloud deployments. Founded around an "open source” platform and industry-disruptive vision, Nexenta delivers its award- and patent-winning software-only unified storage management solutions with a global partner network. For more information visit, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube. Also, download the newly published Nexenta Special Edition Software Defined Data Centers (SDDC) for Dummies eBook.

About Bluechip Infotech

Bluechip Infotech, established in 1997, focuses on delivering the latest IT products to a wide channel base while maintaining a dedicated commitment to first class service. With Australian offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide we are able to back our commitment to service through localised support.  The Key to Bluechip’s success is in our strategic implementation of the latest technology, broad access of IT channels and markets driven, highly motivated sales team. Thus we guarantee full comprehensive understanding of products and target markets allowing us to provide cost effective solutions to our partners.

Bluechip Infotech has a long and successful history dealing with the SMB and Education through our channel partners, and now with our new Delivio team we add significant strength into the Enterprise and Hosting areas. Our value is that we bring the Channel and Vendors together to provide solutions through cooperation. We are a continually evolving company that continues to work hard in its traditional distribution market to consolidate and improve its position, but one that is looking to develop new market and partnerships with customers and Vendors, locally and overseas, to help growth and diversification.

About Delivio (Formerly TrackITOnline):

Specialising in the distribution of IT Management Tools, Delivio offers technologies that span Virtualisation, Management, Reporting and Optimisation. The foundation of our product range is to provide solutions that help customers maintain, optimise and manage all areas of their IT infrastructure. Delivio products can be purchased through an extensive reseller network who benefit from engineering training, exceptional customer service and marketing support.

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