Scale Computing, the market leader in hyperconverged infrastructure solutions for small, midsized and enterprise companies, today announced a strategic partnership with value added distributor Kokusai Sangyo Gijutsu (KSG) to expand into Japan. As a leader in delivering IT solutions, KSG will be reselling Scale Computing’s innovative HC3 solution throughout Japan.
Established in 1986 and based in Tokyo, Japan, KSG’s team is experienced in reselling a range of quality IT services and solutions to suppliers across the region. KSG is constantly looking to include new leading-edge products, providing its customers with the most up to date solutions available, and will now be offering Scale Computing’s hyperconvergence solution as part of its portfolio.
Scale Computing provides a complete data center in a box with servers, storage, virtualization and high availability combined into one easy to use appliance. The hyperconverged technology helps organizations achieve higher performance and reduce costs, with the flexibility of ‘pay as you grow’ IT infrastructure. In addition, with no additional software to license and no external storage to buy, the Scale Computing solution enables lower out of pocket costs.
Kazuaki Tachibana, president at KSG commented: “The Japanese market is shifting away from traditional IT and moving towards more modern infrastructures. As part of this we look to resell the latest solutions to meet these requirements. Scale Computing’s HC3 solution is ideal for customers who are looking to overcome the challenges around virtualization and need the flexibility and scalability to grow.”
“KSG offers a comprehensive range of solutions that meet customer requirements and we are pleased that Scale Computing can be a part of this,” commented Dan Pierce, vice president of strategic sales at Scale Computing. “The company is committed to delivering leading services and incorporating the HC3 solution is an exciting partnership for us. This move is in-line with our global expansion strategy into Asia-Pacific and we are pleased to work with a market leader like KSG.”
About Scale Computing
Scale Computing integrates storage, servers and virtualization software into an all-in-one appliance-based system that is scalable, self-healing, and as easy to manage as a single server. Using industry standard components, the HC3 appliances install in under an hour, and can be expanded and upgraded with no downtime. High availability insulates the user from any disk or server failure and a unified management capability driven by the patented HyperCore Software™, efficiently integrates all functionality. The result is a data center solution that reduces operational complexity, allows a faster response to business issues, and dramatically reduces costs. More at www.scalecomputing.com
KSG was established in October 1986 and started as a PC merchant in the Akihabara district of Tokyo. Headquartered in Tokyo, KSG provides servers, networking equipment, incidental services, construction services, and the like to enterprises. KSG is a one-stop-shop, able to provide customers with optimized solutions tailored to their business.