NexGen Storage and Promark Technology, a premier Value Added Distributor, today announced a new distribution relationship under which Promark Technology will distribute the world’s first midrange SAN powered by Fusion-io. Promark Technology is the inaugural distributor in NexGen’s PAID Partner Program, which offers resellers best-in-class margins, deal registration, a differentiated offering, and marketing support all designed to eliminate channel conflict.

“NexGen Storage is an excellent vendor for the channel – easy to work with and channel-savvy, with a proven track record of executing flexible programs that create profitable business opportunities for partners,” said Charles Bass, vice president, vendor relations and strategic accounts for Promark Technology. “NexGen’s shared storage solutions are designed for business critical virtualization environments and leverage cutting-edge technologies such as unique QoS capabilities while simultaneously reducing storage cost per gigabyte, cost per IOP and data center footprint. We are pleased to collaborate with NexGen to offer these advantages to our partners and their customers.”

The NexGen PAID Partner Program, which stands for Profit, Advantage, Insight and Deals, is designed to ensure channel partner success. It offers best in class margin opportunities, simple 1-click deal registration, service revenue opportunities and an easy-to-use partner portal that includes competitive intelligence, opportunity management and a host of sales tools, plus demand generation events and programs. As a 100-percent channel organization, NexGen Storage sells its systems exclusively through reseller partners.

“NexGen is committed to the success and profitability of its channel partners, and we are excited to team with Promark Technology to bring some of the industry’s most innovative storage technologies to market,” said Rick Merlo, vice president of sales, NexGen Storage. “Promark Technology’s expertise and extensive network of leading storage and virtualization resellers make it an ideal partner to deliver our solutions.”

Recently named a ‘Hot Storage Start-up’ by InfoStor and a ‘Top Five Storage Company to Watch’ by Network World, NexGen storage systems deliver the industry’s first solid state storage system with QoS designed for business critical virtualization. The NexGen n5 Storage System seamlessly integrates an arsenal of cutting-edge technologies, including PCIe solid state and patent-pending performance Quality of Service, Dynamic Data Placement and Phased Data Reduction, to deliver new levels of shared storage control and efficiency. With NexGen’s storage systems, organizations can efficiently extend the benefits of virtualization throughout their entire environment – including their most demanding business critical applications and virtual desktops (VDI).

NexGen’s n5 Storage Systems are available immediately from Promark Technology through its extensive channel distribution network. For additional information on Promark Technology or to purchase a NexGen storage solution, please contact Promark Technology at info@promarktech.com or 800-634-0255.

NexGen Storage will be participating in channel briefings with Promark in Las Vegas, NV on February 14-15, 2012 during VMware Partner Exchange.