Scale Computing and ADN Announce Partnership to Bring HCI and Edge Solutions to Market Across DACH Region
Den Bosch, Netherlands & London, UK – March 18, 2020– Scale Computing, a market leader in edge computing, virtualisation and hyperconverged solutions, has today announced a strategic partnership with ADN Distribution GmbH, one of Germany’s leading Value Added Distributors. The agreement will enable ADN to offer Scale Computing’s award-winning HC3 series to its channel partners across Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
With over 6,500 customers, ADN is a technology partner to system integrators, cloud and managed service providers, software houses and value-added resellers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. With a 100% channel commitment, ADN will work with its partners to take advantage of Scale Computing’s edge computing, virtualisation, servers, storage, and backup/disaster recovery solutions in one complete, easy-to-use platform.
With all components built-in, including the hypervisor, Scale Computing’s HC3 customers have no need for third-party components or licensing. This all-in-one configuration simplifies management and maintenance, which helps to streamline tasks, saving time and money. This makes the technology for industries that require IT infrastructure with high performance and minimal management.
The partnership will enable businesses in the region to build affordable, high performance HCI and edge solutions where existing technologies were frequently too complex and expensive to meet their needs. ADN will also offer HC3 as part of its MSP services, including Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS), Infrastructure as-a-Service (IaaS), Remote Management as-a-Service (RMMaaS) and Virtual Desktop as-a-Service (VDaaS).
“We are delighted to be working with ADN, who have a long and successful track record as one of the leading Value Added Distributors in Germany, Austria and Switzerland,” explained Johan Pellicaan, VP and MD EMEA at Scale Computing. “Their team has the experience and expertise to bring our technology to market and meet demand in the channel for innovative and affordable solutions for businesses building edge infrastructure.”
“As we have seen from its growing international success, Scale Computing is meeting a precise need across the market for high performance, affordable HCI and edge solutions,” commented Hermann Ramacher, Managing Director ADN. “We anticipate significant demand from our channel partners who work with customers across a huge range of markets where edge is quickly becoming a mission-critical part of their strategy.”
ADN - Advanced Digital Network Distribution - is one of Central Europe’s leading value-added distributors, specializing in cloud & virtualization, networking & security, storage solutions and unified communications.
Focused on high-end cloud-services, -technologies and -solutions, ADN offers partners value-added services like technical training, workshops and certifications, pre- and post-sales support, integration services, marketing and finances, which ensure that partners of ADN stay ahead of their competition. ADN supports a strictly 2-tier channel model and ships to managed service providers, system integrators, resellers, VARs, and ISVs exclusively.
Founded in 1994, ADN has its headquarters in Bochum and maintains branch offices in Austria and Switzerland. The ADN Group reached a sales volume with 534 Mio. Euro in 2019 with 230 employees in its three locations in Central Europe.
Scale Computing is a leader in edge computing, virtualisation, and hyperconverged solutions worldwide. Scale Computing HC3® software uses self-healing and automation to maximise application uptime and performance, simplify management, and protect data. When ease of use, high availability, and total cost of ownership matters, Scale Computing HC3 is the ideal IT infrastructure platform for distributed enterprises, global retailers, and SMBs alike. Scale Computing is highly rated and highly reviewed on Gartner Peer Insights, Spiceworks, TechValidate and TrustRadius.