Seagate to Extend Its Recovery Services to Channel PartnersBy Patrick Hoffman | Posted 2007-01-03 Email Print
Seagate Technology will expand its Recovery Services to reach a network of 14,000 channel partners in North America, enabling them to share revenues.
Seagate Technology announced Jan. 3 that it will extend its Seagate Recovery Services programs to a network of 14,000 channel partners in North America.
This extension will allow channel partners to share revenues at various tiers when Seagate Recovery Services are used.
Seagate Recovery Services will provide security and support and offer channel partners the ability to work directly with their own customers or through referral.
"No name is more trusted in storage than Seagate, and now we are proud to offer the added value in data recovery to our channel partners who want to provide a more robust service offering for their own customers," Paul Steele, vice president of worldwide sales and marketing for Seagate Recovery Services, said in a statement.
Seagate's Recovery Services will allow users to access Critical Response On-Site, In-Lab and Software Recovery services, enabling them to recover content from corrupted or inaccessible storage devices from all digital media, including computers, servers and backups.
"If our customers need help through any events such as user errors caused by accidentally deleted files, through full-blown natural disasters, it is reassuring knowing that we have Seagate Recovery Services to provide the immediate service our customers will need," said Randy Kelly, Seagate's president of Technology Services Group, which serves the IT needs of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana.
Seagate services also include online backup, archival and recovery services for designated user and application data, helping SMBs (small and midsize businesses) protect and store its critical business data on all brands and formats of storage media.
"Seagate Recovery Services has expertise in recovering digital content from all brands and all media, enabling our partners to explore a wider range of revenue-sharing opportunity," Steele said.
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