SVA Software, a leading provider of storage performance management software, today announced its company launch in North America along with a new Partner Program to capitalize on the demand for its BVQ storage optimization solutions that simplify the management of virtualized data center operations. The SVA Velocity Partner Program delivers new revenue opportunities for system integrators and channel partners to deliver the industry’s most comprehensive solutions for performance and capacity monitoring and analysis for IBM SAN Volume Controller (SVC) and the IBM Storwize family including V9000, V7000, V5000 and V2700.
SVA Software is a recognized leader, worldwide, in delivering solutions that optimize data center efficiencies and prevent unplanned IT outages. Its flagship product, BVQ (Business Volume Qualicision) provides visibility into the performance, health and utilization of the entire IBM virtualized infrastructure. Delivering granular analysis information it improves storage efficiency, which reduces cost and operational risks while also delivering the insights that enable proactive action before business operations are impacted.
“BVQ is a stellar and unparalleled Storwize and Spectrum Virtualize - deep monitoring and troubleshooting solution,” said Stan Wysocki, vice president, Mark III Systems. “As a storage architect who is intimately involved with large SAN Volume Controller (Spectrum Virtualize) and Storwize storage infrastructures in the most critical of environments – I can say without hesitation that this tool is a “must-have” for the mature and proactive data center that desires the ultimate in control and understanding of their Spectrum Virtualize environments.”
To support the accelerated adoption of BVQ, the SVA Velocity Partner Program provides channel partners with new revenue streams, sales and support training, product resources and marketing support to build a successful practice to sell BVQ. Included in the program is the turnkey offering to deliver the BVQ Health Check. This limited engagement works to analyze a customers’ current storage state, resulting in a comprehensive assessment report that delivers findings, recommendations and actionable insights for storage environment optimization.
“Today’s growing data volumes place increasing strain on storage infrastructure, increasing cost, complexity and management requirements,” said Don Mead, SVP Technology & Partner Development, SVA Software. “To increase efficiency and make the most of existing storage investments, enterprises need to find the right storage mix to optimize performance, health and utilization. SVA Software’s BVQ solution works to guide strategic investments and configuration decisions based on actionable performance information – taking the guesswork out of storage procurement. With our new partner program, we are extending this opportunity to IBM Spectrum Storage channel partners so that they can deliver the valuable insights customers need to optimize their virtualized storage environments with confidence and ease.”