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How A Tassie Reseller Was Able To Win With One Of The First Deployments Of HPE SimpliVity Worldwide

How A Tassie Reseller Was Able To Win With One Of The First Deployments Of HPE SimpliVity Worldwide

The acquisition of SimpliVity by HPE has been a major win for the Australian channel, with a school in Tasmania becoming one of the first worldwide to adopt technology from the newly-minted partners.

Christian School was looking to implement a Disaster Recovery Plan with supporting technologies. They engaged Anderson Morgan to conduct stakeholder led workshops designed to identify Leighland’s business risks, critical business systems and potential financial impact resulting from a disaster”, Anderson Morgan General Manager, Jeff Griffith said.

“Considering the financial and business impact a disaster would have on Leighland Christian School, we recommended SimpliVity as the right solution to substantially reduce the impact of a disaster by meeting their requirement for limited downtime and near zero data loss. HPE acquired SimpliVity during the term of Leighland’s disaster recovery planning leading to further confirmation that their investment in this quality solution was the correct decision knowing that the start up was backed by a strong Tier 1 vendor.”

“Anderson Morgan views the HPE acquisition of SimpliVity as a positive for those clients seeking a Tier Anderson Morgan is one of Australia’s veteran IT resellers and service providers. Founded in Tasmania in 1999, the company is passionate about delivering quality business IT solutions and value to its clients.

Anderson Morgan has had a strong partnership with HP Enterprise (HPE) for more than a decade. Three years ago, Anderson Morgan established a partnership with SimpliVity and added their products and solutions to their portfolio of offerings. HPE acquisition of storage specialist, SimpliVity, could not have come at a better time. The joining of the two vendors allowed Anderson Morgan to achieve a positive outcome for their client Leighland Christian School and be recognised as the first deployment of a combined HPE SimpliVity 380 solution in Australia

“Leighland 1 Hyperconverged solution,” Griffith added. “We are confident that this acquisition will generate an increasing level of interest, by businesses across Tasmania, in a solution that can assist with streamlining operations, improving agility and mitigating business risk.”

Anderson Morgan sees the new HPE SimpliVity offering positioning it to deepen their engagement with Arrow ECS ANZ, the original distributor for HPE SimpliVity across ANZ, Griffith added, with all companies in the supply chain benefitting from the newly aligned companies. “Arrow ECS ANZ is great to work with. They offer excellent, prompt, service, and have been a partner for more than four years.”

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