Wasabi Partner Network Springs Into Action, now boasting over 5000 partners and counting!

Laurie Mitchell
Laurie Mitchell
Vice President, Partner and International Marketing

Spring has sprung, and so has the number of Wasabi partners in Q1! 2021 continues to be a thrill to watch as Wasabi’s partner network grows exponentially to include more than 5,000 channel partners, with more added every week as well as new technology alliance partners as well!. It was yet another banner month for the Wasabi Partner Network. Here are the partner updates from the past month!

5 Star Rating for the Wasabi Partner Network

In March, Wasabi was acknowledged by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, in its 2021 Partner Program Guide! The 5-Star rating is awarded to an exclusive group of companies that offer solution providers the best of the best, going above and beyond in their partner programs. This is a huge honor for The Wasabi Partner Network and Wasabi as well and comes after years of hard work from one of the best teams in the business. Learn more about this honor here.

New Partners

In March, Wasabi announced new key partnerships with several companies including Unitrends, Digital Bedrock, Primestream, and Softchoice.

First up, Wasabi partnered with Unitrends, a Kaseya® company and the global leader of all-in-one enterprise backup and continuity solutions that allows users to automatically move infrequently accessed data to Wasabi’s cloud, freeing up primary storage capacity, shrinking their backup footprint, and better-aligning storage costs with data value. Learn more here.

We’ve partnered with Digital Bedrock, an affordable and secure digital preservation service in the media and entertainment industry. Together, the companies will offer a new solution that extends Digital Bedrock’s offline digital preservation services into the cloud using Wasabi’s low-cost cloud storage. Learn more here.

Media pros rejoice! Wasabi ALSO logged a new partnership with Primestream™, a leading provider of asset management and automation software solutions for media production. This new relationship will enable the delivery of Primestream’s Xchange™ media asset management (MAM) platform to media professionals worldwide. Learn more here.

Lastly, Wasabi partnered with Softchoice, one of the largest Solution and Service Providers in North America! Softchoice‘s team of 1800 strategists, architects, and boots on the ground brings their customers only the best overall solutions. Wasabi is excited to future plan cloud storage with Softchoice’s many clients while bringing them the best offering in Hot Cloud Storage.

Killer Partner Content: Debunking the Myths: Ransomware vs. Cloud Backup

Whatever you do, don’t miss this great new blog and video from our cloud distribution partner Pax8 debunking myths on ransomware versus cloud backup and featuring Wasabi. Hear how MSP Colorado High Tech busts every myth! Check it out here.

The Power Of Partnership: Shifting To A Channel-First Sales Model | Marty Falaro in Forbes Business Council

Marty Falaro is EVP and COO of Wasabi, with over 25 years of market-facing experience in sales. That’s why we should all pay attention when he writes about the execution of a partner-centric strategy for IT startups. Marty wrote: “One of the best ways to be more attractive is just by being easier to work with. In our case, Wasabi’s flat pricing model makes our storage easy to understand and to budget for. This makes our partners’ customers happy and, thus, makes our partners happy too.” Read Marty’s full op-ed, here.

Partner Spotlights showcase Partner Success!

March saw the continuation of our Partner Spotlight blog series This month Dean Archibald our Director of NA Channel Sales shed some light on some big savings, compliance, and security with Insight & Veeam Software. Read all about it here.

Thanks to the hard work of our team, the Wasabi Partner Network has seen continued growth. We are excited to work with our new partners in delivering disruptive data storage solutions to our customers.

Laurie Mitchell
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Laurie Mitchell

Vice President, Partner and International Marketing