E-Safe Technologies Joins The Astutenet Partner Program

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Premiere Cloud Computing, Virtualization and Security Expert and Managed Service Provider Teams with Astute to Deliver High-Performance Virtualization-Optimized Storage

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – November20, 2012 –E-Safe Technologies, a provider of cloud computing, IT solutions and managed services throughout Pennsylvania and Ohio, today announced that E-Safe Technologies has been recognized as an AstuteNETAdvantage partner.As a member of the growing AstuteNET Partner Program, E-Safe will be a leading provider of next-generation storage solutions for environments that want to solve their customers’ storage I/O performance challenges.

E-Safe Technologies is an expert in virtualization technologies that provide space and distance between computing, storage, networking hardware and the applications they support so that customers can have access to more advanced technology without having to install more equipment. E-Safe Technologies is also a Citrix Silver Solution Advisor, Cisco Premier Certified Partner, and VMware Enterprise Partner, making them the region’s leading virtualization architect and service provider.

“E-Safe Technologies is a virtualization powerhouse with the expertise, experience and resources to support customers both large and small,” said Steve Kucker, vice-president of sales, Astute Networks. “Together, we will help E-Safe Technologies’ customers resolve their performance bottlenecks boosting application and VDI performance by up to 10 times with a cost-efficient, turn-key solution that complements their existing IT infrastructure.”

About the AstuteNET Partner Program

Designed to recognize a partner’s expertise in virtualization and storage technologies, the AstuteNET Partner Program delivers real value to help partners’ business thrive. In addition to extremely attractive product margins, the multi-dimensional program includes dedicated sales resources, assigned technical resources,promotional incentives,education and training, access to a broad set of sales tools, and a comprehensive joint marketing capability for rapid success. The program is offered at three separate levels – Reference Partners, Authorized Partners and Advantage Partners – to provide partners with the customized support and resources they need to best enable the customers they serve.

Astute ViSX Flash VM storage appliances are purpose-built to deliver unprecedented random IOPS performance and unprecedented IOPS per dollar value, helping to unleash the full potential of virtualized environments. ViSX’s Networked Flash™ architecture combines ultra-reliable eMLC flash solid state storage modules with Astute’s own custom designed high-performance, 10/1GbE DataPump Engine™ protocol processor to completely offload and dramatically accelerate network (TCP) & storage (iSCSI) protocol processing. Tightly fused, they eliminate all critical I/O bottlenecks that affect virtualized application and VDI performance and provisions sharable flash performance to all VMs on all hosts over standard Ethernet networks. The result is a virtual infrastructure that is high performance, free of oversubscriptions and simplified for less data protection layers and complexity.

“We are pleased to join the AstuteNET Partner Program and to become a certified provider of their innovative ViSX Flash VM storage appliances,” said Bruce Thompson, vice president sales and marketing, E-Safe Technologies. “Their revolutionary technology, combined with the world-class support and resources of their partner program, will provide our mutual customers with the high-performance virtual infrastructures they seek, at a budget they can afford.”

About E-Safe Technologies

Founded in 1989, E-Safe began with a mission to help small and medium-sized businesses get a real return on their technology investments. Since then, the company has remained dedicated to providing state-of-the-art IT support, service and products that allow clients to get ahead of the competition and achieve greater success. E-Safe offers service to businesses in Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Morgantown, Akron, Youngstown and Johnstown. For more information, visit: www.e-safetech.com.