BOSTON— Actifio, an Enterprise Data-as-a-Service (EDaaS) company, announced it has named Networld Corporation, a leading value-add distributor based in Tokyo, as the 2017 Japan Actifio Partner of the Year.
Actifio has chosen Networld as Partner of the Year for its strong commitment to drive business with Tier 2 partners and its unique ability to deliver greater value for customers through Actifio’s Enterprise Data-as-a-Service solution, offering businesses comprehensive means to manage data with improved resiliency, agility and dramatic savings.
“Networld is a highly valued business partner in Japan focused on providing its customers with new and innovative solutions for unlocking their most critical asset: data,” said Ash Ashutosh, Co-founder and CEO of Actifio. “The partnership brings our users greater success with solutions that efficiently manage data growth while solving customers’ biggest information protection and availability problems.”
Over the last 4 years, Networld has worked with Actifio to expand into many new use cases within the market. With Actifio, Networld now works in the backup environment as top VMware distributor in Japan, delivering solutions that help protect, access and move partners’ data for critical use cases, including backup modernization, disaster recovery, and test data management for application development.
Networld has earned Partner of the Year by demonstrating its expertise in leveraging Actifio’s virtualization solutions to automate DevOps and transform the company into a digital business.
“Our partnership with Actifio is one we value immensely,” said Shoichi Morita, President and Representative Director of Networld Corporation. “Since the beginning, their customer service and account representatives have worked closely with us to build out our use cases, and grow our business substantially.”