Scale Computing partners with CMS Distribution

Bringing hyperconvergence to midsized and enterprise organisations.



Scale Computing has announced its partnership with valued added distributor, CMS Distribution. With over 29 years of expertise, CMS is a leading IT specialist and will be responsible for selling Scale Computing’s HC3 hyperconvergence and virtualisation platform, across the UK and Ireland.




Established in 1988, CMS Distribution has a strong track record in bringing emerging technologies to market by using a range of value added services. This strategic partnership will enable CMS to incorporate Scale’s hyperconverged platform into its wide set of solutions. CMS offers a range of innovative services, working with large multi-national corporations to independent IT companies, including managed service providers, high street/online retailers and corporate resellers. As part of this partnership CMS will enable Scale Computing to work with a range of new customers across the UK and Ireland helping to expand its presence.




Frank Salmon, CEO and Founder at CMS Distribution commented, “We have recognised a dramatic increase in the number of companies who want to deploy a virtualised environment, who do not have the budget for software licenses or the expertise to deal with a complicated infrastructure. As a leading specialist distributor in Europe, we are constantly looking to expand on the solutions we can offer our customers. By adding hyperconvergence to our portfolio, our customers can now benefit from an on-premises solution that provides the agility, speed and scalability they need.”




Scale Computing's HC3 platform brings storage, servers, virtualisation and management together in a single, comprehensive system. With no virtualisation software to license and no external storage to buy, HC3 products lower out-of-pocket costs and radically simplify the infrastructure needed to keep applications running. This architecture brings simplicity, high availability and scalability together into the data center.




“At Scale we are 100% channel focused and are always looking to work with leading experts to bring our innovative hyperconverged platform to the market. This partnership with CMS Distribution marks a major milestone in our EMEA expansion and comes hot on the heels of our newly announced partner program,” said Johan Pellicaan, Vice President EMEA, at Scale Computing. “Midsize companies look to the channel for advice in finding a solution that fits their requirements and budget. The HC3 platform provides companies with a cost-effective hyperconverged platform that can deliver simplicity, availability and scalability in one single appliance. Having this platform available through CMS vastly increases our reach to midsized and enterprise companies in the UK and Ireland.”  




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