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Hammerspace’s Channel Partner Program Gains Momentum by Expanding into the EU

German integrator treeConsult signs up as an initial partner to help customers employ a data-centric approach to hybrid cloud storage, data management and Kubernetes

Los Altos, Calif. – July XXth, 2020 – Hammerspace, the software-defined hybrid cloud file storage company working to overcome data silos and automate all storage infrastructure, today announced the expansion of its channel partner program into the European Union to better serve existing and future customers.  Hammerspace is pleased to sign the German IT integrator TreeConsult as the first EU partner.  Serving central European customers as a trusted consultant, treeConsult has a specialization in enterprise data management making it a strong fit for Hammerspace in their portfolio of technologies.

Leading the Hammerspace sales team Mark Glasgow, VP Worldwide Sales, has applied a “channel-first” strategy growing the Hammerspace Channel Program to cover the majority of North America.  Now, as Hammerspace wins more customers in Europe,  finding and developing channel partners who can help bring personalized local support is paramount to successfully gaining market share across the EU. The Hammerspace channel partner program trains partners to help their customers adopt a data-centric approach to hybrid cloud storage, data management, and Kubernetes. Our partners position Hammerspace as a strategic technology to develop new revenue opportunities with their long-held customers journeying on the path to digital transformation and data center modernization.

“It is exciting to see Hammerspace grow so quickly over the past year and nurturing relationships with the right collection of channel partners has been key to that success,” said Mark Glasgow, VP Worldwide Sales.  “Now as we win new business in Europe we are applying that same proven approach; seeking out partners like treeConsult who have the talent and vision to help their customers fully make the leap to hybrid cloud.”

“treeConsult carefully selects the technologies that we bring to our customers, looking for vendors that both drive significant value to customers’ business and are highly innovative in their field,” said Wolfgang Siegl, Managing Director at treeConsult. “For hybrid cloud environments, Hammerspace completely changes the mindset of how file data should be stored, managed, and protected; leading with a data-centric approach that makes sense to our customers who struggle with the complexity and cost of their infrastructure.”

Based in Germany, treeConsult is a specialist for IT infrastructure management, data management, software development, and application integration (EAI). For almost 20 years, the company has been following the guiding principle of closely interlinking business processes and IT. With intelligent solutions, the treeConsult experts simplify processes, standardize, secure, and accelerate them. In addition, treeConsult programs and implements technologies that make IT system landscapes easy to maintain, secure, and inexpensive.

About Hammerspace

Hammerspace hybrid cloud storage solves the siloed nature of the hybrid cloud by making data agile, instantly available everywhere, globally protected, and flipping the cost model of storage on its head. To learn more, visit us at www.hammerspace.com or on Twitter @Hammerspace_Inc

Holly Hagerman | Senior Partner

hollyh@connectmarketing.com
C: 801-368-6928

Hammerspace Verified as Citrix Ready

Los Altos, CA, January 14th, 2020– Hammerspace is pleased to announce that its Hybrid Cloud File Service, which enables Citrix® Virtual Apps and Desktop users to access data across multiple locations and/or within the public cloud transparently, easily and quickly, have officially been verified as Citrix Ready®.

The Citrix Ready technology partner program offers robust testing, verification, and joint marketing for Digital Workspace, Networking, and Analytics solutions–with over 30,000 verifications listed in the Citrix Ready Marketplace. Hammerspace completed a rigorous testing and verification process for its Hammerspace Cloud File Service to ensure compatibility with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops, providing confidence in joint solution compatibility in order to replicate or migrate your Citrix virtual desktops data to any hardware platform within the Citrix environment.

Hammerspace helps reduce delays and improve response times when running virtual desktops from the hybrid cloud. Now, data is readily available, as it follows the user regardless of where they are located, greatly improving their virtual desktop experience, while also giving administrators far greater control and management of how and where this data is protected and stored.

The Hammerspace hybrid cloud file service successfully passed a series of tests established by Citrix and is compatible with all the latest versions of Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops, including the long term service release versions 7.6 LTSR and 7.15 LTSR and more importantly with the Citrix Cloud based Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service.

“We are committed to working closely with trusted partners – including the Citrix Ready partner ecosystem – in order to provide the highest quality experience for our customers,” says Tony Asaro, Director of Channel Sales, Hammerspace. “The Hammerspace hybrid cloud file service combined with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service ensures customer confidence in joint solution compatibility.”

About Hammerspace
Hammerspace is a hybrid cloud file service that smashes the complexity of managing and protecting data on the hybrid-multi-cloud, eliminating the challenges of making unstructured data cloud-native and independent of the infrastructure. With non-disruptive, ML-driven data management, Hammerspace reduces the complexity of adopting hybrid, multi-site or Kubernetes workflows.

Holly Hagerman | Senior Partner
hollyh@connectmarketing.com
C: 801-368-6928

Hammerspace Announces New Partner Program

NEWS RELEASE Hammerspace Announces Partner Program – FINAL

Hammerspace Launches New Channel Partner Program

New program helps partners build pipeline and improve margins for file data deals across the hybrid multi-cloud

Industry Veteran Joe Barnes joins Hammerspace to accelerate scale with customer growth

Los Altos, Calif. – December 10th, 2019 – Hammerspace, a software company smashing the complexity of how data is served and managed across the hybrid multi-cloud, today announced the Hammerspace Channel Program (HCP) designed to help partners and their customers solve the challenges of serving and managing data across the hybrid multi-cloud, and have the support necessary to keep up with rapid customer acquisition.

To build and lead the channel program, Hammerspace has tapped Joe Barnes, well known in the industry for helping promising IT companies expand their channel footprint. Barnes was the founder of Cohesity’s channel strategy and led their channel sales team before helping build a Global Field Alliances team to support their HPE and Cisco partnerships. Joe has a diverse background spanning channels, direct sales, alliances, and distribution. Before Cohesity, he ran the EMC channel team for the West Division and has also worked at NetApp and Network Associates.

“With the official launch of the HCP, we will be able to better support our partners and keep pace with rapid customer growth,” said Mark Glasgow, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales at Hammerspace. “As a channel driven company, we are lucky to have Joe Barnes who is the best-of-the-best at developing industry-leading programs and nurturing the trust of world-class partners.”

Barnes elaborated on what it means to lead the Hammerspace channel efforts. “We have the chance to address an enormous market opportunity by building a channel-driven go-to-market strategy for a software solution. Hybrid multi-cloud is the future, and our ability to make data available to workloads anywhere provides companies value in all areas of their business. It’s all about the enhancement of data agility, control, and efficiency.”

HCP is a selective channel model offering talented and engaged partners with the potential to help their customers solve the challenges of cloudifying their file data; thereby winning new business, growing their footprint within accounts, and enhancing their profitability in a growing market segment. HCP provides partners with the best weapon to carry into battle for new businesses over the next decade as companies learn to adapt to a data-driven world. There is no other product on the market that can provide partners with so many easy entry points to get started or the huge upside for continual growth and expansion.

“Hammerspace is getting an amazing channel leader in Joe Barnes,” said Heather Somerville Gonzalez, Technologent VP, Marketing and Strategic Alliances. “He is well known and respected in the partner community and he brings immediate credibility to the HCP. Knowing Joe’s dedication to the channel, this will be a company and technology that partners will want to assess.”

“The new HCP is a multi-tier program providing partners like us with the ability to refer or resell Hammerspace software and earn high margins,” said Joe Giella, VP Data Protection Strategy at Marcum Technologies.  “Their program includes enhanced margins guaranteed for deal registration, channel incentives for building pipeline, free certification training for sales reps and engineers, and sales support from the Hammerspace team.  We look forward to supporting our customers’ cloud journey using hybrid cloud file services from Hammerspace.”

Hammerspace frees customers from the lock-in of storage silos, abstracting away the infrastructure by separating the control place (metadata) from the data plane (data). This approach allows users to self-service their access to data with the support of machine learning-driven automation to deliver a hybrid cloud file service. With Hammerspace, file data becomes cloud-native so that workloads can be deployed anywhere.

About Hammerspace

Hammerspace manages, serves, and protects data across the hybrid multi-cloud, overcoming the challenges of making unstructured data cloud-native and independent of the infrastructure.  With non-disruptive, ML-driven data management Hammerspace reduces the complexity of adopting hybrid, multi-site, or Kubernetes workflows. To learn more, visit us at www.hammerspace.com or on Twitter @Hammerspace_Inc

Hammerspace Announces Seamless Data Management for Hybrid Multi-Cloud Kubernetes Services

Simplifying the deployment of production apps with persistent Data-as-a-Microservice

Los Altos, Calif. – March 5th, 2019 – Hammerspace, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company dedicated to simplifying data consumption across the cloud and containers, today announced a significant enhancement to the Hammerspace data control plane with the availability of global data management capabilities for Kubernetes. Seamlessly connecting the Kubernetes services offered by major cloud providers, Hammerspace makes it easy for DevOps and cloud architects to deploy persistent Data-as-a- Microservice while scaling stateful applications across multiple Kubernetes clusters, on-premises or in any cloud.

The global accessibility of persistent data across multi-cluster Kubernetes environments is the biggest challenge for scaling workloads. As soon as data becomes persistent, it must be protected and governed with enterprise data services without sacrificing performance, but it then becomes weighed down by the design of traditional storage approaches.

“Data must be abstracted from the infrastructure and managed at file-level granularity to overcome data silos; buying purpose-built storage adds cost and complexity without solving the underlying problem,” says David Flynn, CEO of Hammerspace. “With Hammerspace, logic and contextual information can be stored as metadata for each data object, making data programmable and declarative, allowing developers to orchestrate the deployment of data along with their other microservices as they scale-out their apps.”

Common persistent Kubernetes workloads can natively deploy and scale across existing NAS, object, and cloud storage infrastructure. Databases, like MySQL and MongoDB, require persistent data to be accessible from any cluster across the hybrid multi-cloud as they burst-to-cloud and back. Moreover, DevOps teams have an ongoing appetite to safely and quickly test with production data from their mixed vendor NAS environments into their DevTest Kubernetes clusters.

Hammerspace intelligently delivers data on-demand or proactively to persistent volumes through standard open protocols, simplifying consumption with native Kubernetes integration. With Hammerspace, all data is visible and available in a geo-spanning global namespace for intuitive orchestration through metadata- as-a-service. Data mobility is performed live and is automated by machine learning to optimize for cost, performance, and protection.

A workspace for data, free from the lock-in of storage silos, Hammerspace is a storage and protocol agnostic cloud data control plane, abstracting data from the infrastructure for self-service hybrid cloud data management, driven by machine learning and metadata management to deliver Data-as-a-Service. Make file data cloud-native with Hammerspace data management for multi-cluster Kubernetes. Automate once, deploy anywhere.

About Hammerspace
Hammerspace is a software-as-a-service company delivering unstructured data across the hybrid multi- cloud. Hammerspace is a hybrid cloud data control plane where data exists abstracted from storage and is available to any service, in any cloud or data center. To learn more, visit us at www.hammerspace.com or on Twitter @Hammerspace_Inc

Hammerspace is Rethinking the Approach to Hybrid Cloud, Working with Western Digital and Amazon Web Services

Software startup delivers Data-as-a-Service across the hybrid cloud and containers

Los Altos, Calif. – Oct 30, 2018 – Hammerspace, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company dedicated to simplifying data availability across the cloud and containers, today announced the establishment of relationships with both Western Digital and Amazon Web Services (AWS) to allow enterprises to make data genuinely ubiquitous and universally accessible across existing infrastructure, containers, and the cloud.

Enterprises today struggle to cope with vast and growing amounts of unstructured file data. Hammerspace simplifies this effort while creating a seamless experience to make unstructured data available on the cloud. With Hammerspace, customers can run their workloads where they see fit enjoying the best of both worlds, deploying HGST ActiveScale object storage to expand capacity for their on- premises environments and access the analytics and data services of AWS.

At the heart of HGST ActiveScale’s system is an innovative object storage software, offering enhanced scalability, durability, and efficiency. As a turnkey system, the challenges of architecting and integration are removed. It is up and running quickly – put it in place, connect the power, configure the network and it’s online, presenting an Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)-compliant object interface to Hammerspace.

“Containers and clouds spell disruption for data silos as we’ve known them,” said Douglas Fallstrom, Hammerspace VP Product & Ops. “Leading enterprises and vendors are well aware of the change that’s coming, and Hammerspace helps businesses with digital transformation by making data available whenever and wherever it’s needed. Fortune favors the bold, and we’re proud to be working with strong companies to help solve the data problem and smash the limitations that have confined data for long enough.”

A workspace for data, free from the lock-in of storage silos, Hammerspace is a storage and protocol agnostic hybrid cloud data control plane, abstracting data from the infrastructure for self-service hybrid cloud data management, driven by machine learning and metadata management to deliver Data-as-a- Service. Gain data agility to run more jobs faster with Hammerspace.

About Hammerspace
Hammerspace is a software-as-a-service company delivering unstructured data across the hybrid cloud. Hammerspace is a hybrid cloud data control plane where data exists abstracted from storage and is available to any service, in any cloud or data center. By automating the management of data with metadata-driven machine learning, Hammerspace makes it easy to run more jobs faster. To learn more, visit us at www.hammerspace.com

Hammerspace Introduces Data Agility to Hybrid Cloud Analytics and Applications

Software startup delivers Data-as-a-Service across the hybrid cloud

Los Altos, Calif. – Oct 16th, 2018 – Hammerspace, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) company, delivering unstructured data across the hybrid cloud, today announced the general availability of its product – Hammerspace. This product allows enterprises to make data ubiquitous and universally accessible across existing infrastructure, containers, and clouds.

Data agility is the key to digital transformation. Enterprises race to harness the power of data-driven decision making to improve the customer experience, create new revenue streams, and enhance innovation. Progress stalls as they struggle to remove barriers to data usage even as data grows at rates unmanageable with current products available. Users must be able to use their preferred analytics and applications to consume their data-as-a-service securely and on-demand in any cloud or data center, entirely abstracted from the infrastructure.

“Application owners, data scientists, and data engineers want to be freed from the time-consuming rigidity of managing data sprawl across storage silos,” said David Flynn, Hammerspace CEO. “The top reason analytics jobs fail is that they take too long. When a business can quickly gain visibility and access to quality data, it minimizes the delay between questions and answers, accelerating data-centric decision making. Hammerspace gives users the freedom to run their jobs anywhere without time-consuming data discovery, copying, and preparation.”

Analysts agree that up until now, data accessibility across the hybrid cloud has been problematic.

“As enterprises undergo a digital transformation data becomes an increasingly strategic resource; and going forward many companies determine success by how effectively they leverage their data assets to drive better-informed business decisions,” said Eric Burgener, research vice president, Infrastructure Systems, Platforms and Technologies, IDC. “Hammerspace uses technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning, and metadata-intensive indexing in a software-based solution to drive a new level of data agility in hybrid cloud environments, helping data users traverse the data pipeline and get to useful insights that create better business outcomes more quickly.”

Already, companies are taking notice.

“Customers deploying Hammerspace today take advantage of unprecedented data agility to deliver mission-critical business insights,” said Mark Glasgow, VP Worldwide Sales, Hammerspace. “As a result, we are experiencing exciting customer traction in industry verticals such as oil & gas, media & entertainment, genomics, life sciences, managed service providers, and semiconductors.”

A workspace for data, free from the lock-in of storage silos, Hammerspace is a storage and protocol agnostic hybrid cloud data control plane, abstracting data from the infrastructure for self-service hybrid cloud data management, driven by machine learning and metadata management to deliver Data-as-a-Service. Gain data agility to run more jobs faster with Hammerspace.

About Hammerspace
Hammerspace is a software-as-a-service company delivering unstructured data across the hybrid cloud. Hammerspace is a hybrid cloud data control plane where data exists abstracted from storage and is available to any service, in any cloud or data center. By automating the management of data with metadata-driven machine learning, Hammerspace makes it easy to run more jobs faster. To learn more, visit us at www.hammerspace.com