Agreement Broadens APAC User Base for Entire Portfolio of EVault Products and Services

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – July 17, 2014 — / — EVault, Inc., a Seagate company (NASDAQ: STX), today announced that a strategic distribution partnership for Australia and New Zealand has been formalised with Distribution Central Pty Limited, a leader in technology distribution and channel services. The agreement pairs EVault with SAN Systems, a business unit of Distribution Central, to deliver EVault products and services, including Cloud-Connected backup, Cloud Disaster Recovery and Long-Term Storage as a Service.

Through the partnership with Distribution Central, EVault Cloud-Connected services will be delivered through an extensive network of Cloud Connected Resellers (CCR) and Cloud Connected Service Partners (CCSP) across Australia and New Zealand. End users will benefit from new services and more local partners to support their business. Through Distribution Central’s extensive channel reach this partnership offers EVault more brand awareness and opportunity to significantly expand its global footprint.

For Distribution Central, EVault’s technology will further enhance their DC CloudSelect platform delivering cloud solutions and enablement services to assist reseller partners to deliver cloud-enabled solutions to their customers. The service offers cloud-ready or cloud-enabled solutions, an online configurator, billing engine and other support services.

Products and services from this collaboration are expected to be available at time of release.

“Distribution Central is focused on supporting and enabling resellers and Service Providers through our channel services, systems and solutions so they can take advantage of the opportunities offered by cloud,” Nick Verykios, Managing Director, Distribution Central. “We partner with technology-leading vendors such as EVault to add to our existing portfolio of cloud-ready solutions, thereby enabling us to enhance our DC CloudSelect offering.”

“According to the Asia Cloud Computing Associations (ACCA) Cloud Readiness Index 2014, Australia and New Zealand have shown the biggest, regional improvement in cloud readiness, said Chris Robilliard, Regional Director, EVault. “Since September 2011, when we established our presence in the region, we believed in the long-term opportunity for the uptake of EVault products and services. Today’s announcement with Distribution Central confirms our commitment to this market.”

About Distribution Central®
Distribution Central provides specialised, technical-service oriented distribution and channel support for contemporary IT products, including our custom-built Software-as-a-Service solutions that create real efficiencies and business benefits for our customers.

Distribution Central is an industry first, in that it is dedicated to servicing the vendor whilst our independent, specialised business units manage the reseller channel. This unique approach enables Distribution Central® and its vendor partners to capitalise on all IT distribution opportunities in the Australian, New Zealand and Singapore markets, without diluting the high level of specialisation required to service complex technology markets.

Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, with branch offices in Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Perth, Auckland, Wellington and Singapore, Distribution Central’s business units include Firewall Systems, ViViD Systems, SAN Systems and Red Education – a certified training centre for the vendors these business units represent.

Distribution Central’s specialised business units are:

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  • SAN Systems —
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About EVault – A Seagate Company
More than 43,000 companies rely on EVault cloud-connected backup and recovery services. Delivered by a team of data recovery experts and using the very best cloud-connected technology, EVault backup solutions seamlessly integrate on-premise and online backup data protection for fast, local data access and ensured cloud disaster recovery. Optimised for distributed environments, EVault technology also powers the offerings of cloud services providers, data centers, telcos, ISVs, and many others. EVault is a Seagate company.

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Source: Distribution Central


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