Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

New Partnership a Key Step to Making Offerings Available to the EMEA Market

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwired)-- Gridstore?, a leader in software-defined storage (SDS) optimized for Windows Servers andHyper-V that accelerates application I/O, announces that Decorus, a leading UK-based independent information technology provider that delivers enterprise-class solutions and services has joined its EMEA Accelerate? Partner Program.

Paul Sheppard, Managing Director, Decorus says: "As an independent IT provider, we have the latitude to choose the vendors with whom we form alliances, so we are very highly selective of our partners. We chose to join the Gridstore partner program as it provides one of the most highly innovative storage virtualisation solutions available in the market. With Gridstore's offerings incorporated into our portfolio, we'll be in a better position to help our customers by improving their competitive advantage in the market."

Headquartered in Mountain View, California, Gridstore's innovative solutions address the primary storage challenges that impact application performance in virtual environments and give partners a real point of difference. The Accelerate Partner Program is designed to provide the tools, resources and experience to ensure that partners are fully equipped with the building blocks to successfully promote the solution.

Andy Hill, Vice President of EMEA Channel Sales, Gridstore adds: "We welcome Decorus into the EMEA Accelerate Program and hope that the company finds value in offering our Server Side Virtual Controller Technology (SVCT) to help customers improve application performance. This new partnership will play an integral role in expanding our reach into the EMEA market and we look forward to working with Decorus for many years to come."

About Decorus
Decorus is an independent information technology provider that delivers enterprise-class solutions and services. Our expertise and experience in current and emerging technologies helps reduce the complexity within our clients' IT infrastructures.

Added to our technical expertise, we also recognize that the quality of the customer experience is the differentiating factor in today's industry.

Decorus was incorporated in 2001. The main business was the supply and installation of technology infrastructure including PCs, workstations, servers, storage and associated products. Initially focused on the financial services industry, the range of sectors covered and services provided have expanded over time.

In 2003, the company took the strategic decision to reposition itself in the market as a provider of customer focused new technology and service solutions. This continued business evolution has culminated in the formation of a business capable of designing, deploying and operating our customers' sophisticated business infrastructures.

Decorus is a healthy and financially sound IT provider. We are proud to offer key vendor relationships, new technologies and outstanding commercial terms with a knowledgeable and consistent service.

About Gridstore
Gridstore? is the leader in software-defined storage purpose built for virtualization that is designed to accelerate applications in virtualized environments. Using its patented Server-Side Virtual Controller? Technology (SVCT) to eliminate the I/O blender effect and accelerate applications Gridstore delivers vmOptimized? Storage that self-optimizes to each application or VM across both virtual and physical environments. Leveraging a grid architecture, Gridstore delivers the first end-to-end storage QoS to ensure the most important App or VM performance is never compromised. The storage grid, that uses Gridstore's performance optimized nodes or capacity optimized nodes, starts with as few as 3 nodes and then can grow one or more at a time to deliver a cost effective scale-as-you-grow solution. Headquartered in Mountain View, CA. its products and services are available through a global network of value-added resellers. For more information, please visit: http://www.gridstore.com

© 2014 Gridstore. All rights reserved. Gridstore, the Gridstore logo, AutoPilot, vmOptimized, Direct I/O, FlashGrid, Grid, GridControl, GridProtect, GridScale, GridSensor, Server-side Virtual Controller Technology (SVCT), Thin-Provisioned vLUNS, TrueQoS, vController, vPool, and vStore are registered trademarks or pending trademarks of Gridstore in the U.S. and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Information regarding products, services and offerings may be superseded by subsequent documents and are subject to change without notice. For the latest information and specifications regarding Gridstore and any of its offerings or services, please visit www.gridstore.com.

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