Spectra Logic Expands U.S. Presence with New Strategic Distribution Partner, PAC Data

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New Relationship expected to increase IT VAR opportunities in U.S. Market

BOULDER, Colo. – July 23, 2019– Spectra Logic, a leading provider of data storage and data management solutions, today announced a strategic relationship with PAC Data that will expand Spectra’s reach in the U.S. market.  Based in California, PAC Data will distribute all Spectra Logic data storage solutions to its VAR customers throughout the U.S. 

“Today’s resellers require data storage solutions that radically enhance IT workflows and infrastructures,” said Dave Holloway, CIO PAC Data.  “As a result of our collaboration with Spectra Logic, our resellers will benefit from PAC Data’s expertise on storage and backup to help their customers access, share, manage and protect their growing amounts of irreplaceable data.”

The new partnership with PAC Data will assist Spectra Logic in growing its target enterprise-level reseller base. The agreement will make Spectra Logic’s solutions more widely available to organizations in a range of industries, including media and entertainment, healthcare, education, finance, manufacturing, as well as within the general IT sector.

“We are very excited about this partnership and believe it will further advance Spectra’s reseller footprint in North America,” said Chris Shannon, Spectra’s vice president of sales for the Western U.S. “We have attractive propositions for our VAR partners to leverage the rich opportunities presented by the data storage and management market. We look forward to PAC Data leveraging their extensive VAR network to help customers solve their most pressing data storage challenges with Spectra’s award-winning portfolio of solutions.”

Celebrating 40 years of business success this year, Spectra Logic’s momentum continues as it strengthens its position in all geographical markets, including the U.S. Spectra Logic’s high-performance disk and tape storage products have become the prevailing standard for media and entertainment, high performance computing (HPC), cloud and general IT organizations challenged with storing, managing and accessing massive amounts of data that is growing exponentially. BlackPearl® Converged Storage System, Spectra’s flagship solution at the center of its hybrid storage ecosystem, allows these storage targets to be accessed via cloud protocols, providing an object storage strategy that delivers cost-effective data storage and management to organizations challenged with how to control their growing data repositories.

About PAC Data

PAC Data is a Value-Added Distributor (VAD) selling directly to resellers, systems integrators and DMR’s. PAC Data is closely aligned with manufacturers that target data storage, backup and disaster recovery.  With this design PAC sales and engineers bridge the gap between reseller and manufacture partners.  PAC representatives offer hands-on assistance with the reseller in qualifying and presenting an ideal solution for the reseller’s client. www.pacdata.com