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HyperConverged Infrastructure Leader Gridstore Partners With Government Sales Specialists (GSS) to Penetrate Federal Government Space
Gridstore the leader in hyper-converged all flash infrastructure for the Microsoft Cloud-Inspired Data Center announced today it will be partnering with Government Sales Specialists (GSS) as part of Gridstore's continuing expansion into federal, state, and local government markets.

GSS will act as Gridstore's agent for all federal government sales, providing myriad governmental agencies the power/ability to leverage the industry-leading price performance of Gridstore's HyperConverged Appliance (HCA) which delivers 10x the performance at 50% of the prevailing costs of other vendors. Combining compute, network and storage in a single configuration provides the opportunity for federal data centers to run faster and leaner on less infrastructure, thus realizing the dramatically lower TCO Gridstore delivers.

"We are very excited to add Gridstore to our portfolio of industry leading vendors," said GSS CEO Mark Hogan. "The federal agencies we work with are always looking for technologies that let them run faster and leaner. Gridstore lets them realize the huge benefits of HyperConvergence at both lower cost and lower risk. We're confident that Gridstore will be embraced in the federal sector and that our new partnership will be successful."

Gridstore HyperConverged Infrastructure was purpose-built for the Microsoft Cloud-Inspired Data Center with a single system that offers all-flash bare-metal performance, efficient scaling with lower TCO, and scale-to-fit design that eliminates costly compute sprawl.The HCA provides the greatest scalability and optimized price/performance storage for Windows workloads available today, including VDI, SQL Server Consolidation, Dev/Test, and ROBO.

"Our engagement with GSS is the next logical step in the expansion of our sales activities," said Sam Ibrahim, Vice President North American Sales, Gridstore. "Their proven ability to penetrate federal accounts and solicit qualified opportunities will prove to be invaluable as we expand our market focus.Gridstore has a long standing practice of partnering with companies that have the strongest presence and established reputation in their chosen markets. Our new partnership with GSS allows us to reach government decision-makers who haven't yet learned about our innovative hyper-converged infrastructure solutions."

Published Wednesday, March 18, 2015 6:15 PM by David Marshall
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