Cohesity has struck an agreement with Cisco to join the SolutionsPlus program and share its solutions with Cisco customers.
The agreement will see Cohesity software will be added to Cisco’s Global Price List meaning that Cisco direct and channel sales network will have the ability to offer Cohesity backup and recovery capabilities together with Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) and Cisco HyperFlex. from a single source.
The joint solutions will be available for all customers worldwide on March 15, 2019 and the Cisco SolutionsPlus agreement includes joint sales, marketing, service and support investments.
Cohesity has pioneered a modern web-scale platform that consolidates data silos and dramatically simplifies management on-premises and in multi-cloud environments. The solution will be available to over 55,000 customers globally who rely on Cisco UCS and HyperFlex.
Cohesity vice president of alliances Terry Ramos said: “Cisco is a world-class leader in compute, storage, networking, and security, and has established itself as a strategic business partner for enterprises of all sizes.
“In Cisco, we have a partner that shares our vision of eliminating mass data fragmentation. Our integrated architecture, with Cisco HyperFlex and Cisco UCS, brings together innovative platforms that consolidate data silos and derive more insights from data.”
Customers can now purchase complete solutions from Cisco and Cohesity through a single purchase from Cisco and Cohesity customers will have access to a wider network of Cisco partners around the world.
For partners the agreement allows for a streamlined quoting and delivery process similar to any Cisco product and access to new marketing opportunities through the secondary data and apps markets.
Cisco senior director of product management for HyperFlex Vijay Venugopal said: “We are excited to take our relationship with Cohesity to reseller status with Cisco’s world-class go-to-market capabilities.
“Through the new solution, Cisco and Cohesity can offer the entire data stack for both primary and secondary data in an integrated architecture, which unlocks amazing new opportunities for customers.”