Infotech Lead India: Seagate announced the Seagate Cloud Builder Alliance, a new strategic partner category.
Seagate Cloud Builder Alliance participants include Ciara Technologies, Intequus, NuCloud Global, Supermicro, Xyratex, and ZT Systems to name a few.
The new program provides technical information, customer insights, market knowledge and delivers partners the tools needed to expand their businesses providing cloud storage technology. The Seagate Cloud Builder Alliance highlights system builders that design, integrate, and deliver custom servers and storage systems used in cloud data centers.
Through the Cloud Builder Alliance, partners will receive business and technology planning, sales and marketing resources, lead generation, training and certification, and system reference design development from Seagate Design Centers globally.
Moreover, the program will also equip members with dedicated sales tools including a cloud sales playbook, market insights and customer presentations. Select partners will collaborate with Seagate on solution development and reference designs, PR and marketing initiatives, and strategic direction and business planning.
“Seagate has a broad portfolio of storage solutions that are already deployed widely by leading cloud providers around the globe. The Seagate Cloud Alliance is an exciting new program to enable our cloud-focused system builder community to deepen their capability to design and deploy solutions that will accelerate private and public cloud adoption and grow their businesses,” said Scott Horn, vice president of Marketing at Seagate.
“Reliability and performance in a storage solution are key criteria for Ciara’s cloud initiative. Seagate’s mission critical and business critical products meet and exceed both of these criteria. Intimate knowledge of the storage industry and a thorough understanding of Ciara’s leading edge offerings make Seagate the natural partner of choice for Ciara’s cloud initiative.” Jonathan Ahdoot, executive vice president of Sales and Marketing at Ciara Technologies.