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Infinidat Awards Customers with Service Provider of the Year Recognition

We are excited to recognize our customers that have earned the “Service Provider of the Year” Award. They are raising the bar of what can be accomplished with state-of-the-art enterprise storage solutions that substantially increase business value. The Service Provider of the Year Award honors the service providers that continuously empower competitive advantage for their customers.

Based on persistent efforts and consistent success garnered over the past 12 months, the winners that we are thrilled to announce are:

  • Flexential - Service Provider of the Year, Americas
  • Silicon Sky - Service Provider of the Year, EMEA

Flexential is a leading provider of data center colocation, cloud, connectivity and more. Silicon Sky is a specialist in IT infrastructure services, including storage and security, among other offerings. Both of these service providers have demonstrated highly effective strategies that excel at taking advantage of Infinidat’s industry acclaimed capabilities and value proposition. They adeptly use Infinidat’s cyber resilient storage solutions to advance, protect, and empower their users’ most critical data.

Americas Winner
Flexential offers flexible and tailored hybrid IT solutions comprised of colocation, cloud, connectivity, data protection, managed and professional services. With 3 million sq. feet of data center space in 19 highly connected markets, the company has a 100Gbps private backbone to meet the most stringent challenges in security, compliance and resiliency. Flexential is known for empowering the IT journey of the nation’s most complex businesses.

“The technology landscape continues to evolve at a breakneck pace making it critical to support and empower our customers with scalable data storage that offers a competitive advantage and secures their trust in our partnership,” said Ryan Mallory, COO at Flexential. “We’re honored to be recognized by Infinidat as Service Provider of the Year in the Americas for a second time and view this as a testament to our commitment to provide superior hybrid IT solutions that meet today’s business needs. Our customers benefit from the winning combination of Flexential’s industry leading expertise and solutions, and Infinidat’s award-winning storage technologies.”

EMEA Winner
Silicon Sky is a specialist IT infrastructure services company with offices in South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. Its solutions include compute, network, storage, security, backup and Disaster Recovery (DR). With enterprise-grade managed cloud platforms co-located in multiple carrier neutral data centers − high performance, always available and reliable storage is a critical and central component of the company’s service offering.

“Silicon Sky appreciates being named the Service Provider of the Year for EMEA. The extraordinary efforts of our whole team made this award possible. We strongly value our partnership with Infinidat, which has equipped us with the tools and technologies to provide our customers with unmatched real-world performance, 100% storage availability, and higher capacity. Infinidat’s continued innovation allows us to deliver value to our customers. In the IaaS market, it’s all about price and performance, and Infinidat continues to exceed all our requirements,” said Brenton Halsted, Co-founder and CEO at Silicon Sky.

Almost one-third of Infinidat’s business comes from managed service providers, managed hosting providers, and cloud service providers. Infinidat has increasingly become the storage solution provider of choice for service providers.

Enterprises tend to look to see what storage solutions are being deployed in the infrastructures of service providers before buying their enterprise storage solutions, in a sense, service providers are the trend-setters influencing the enterprise market. The winners of this year’s “Service Provider of the Year” Award are fantastic examples of how to do enterprise storage the best way.

About Steve Sullivan

Steve Sullivan is Infinidat’s Chief Revenue Officer and has been at Infinidat for over 8 years. Prior to that, Steve held leadership positions at Brocade, XIV, IBM, SUN, and StorageTek. He has a B.S. in Finance from Boston College and an MBA from the Babson F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business.