Nephos named Weka Innovation Network (WIN) European Partner of the Year
London. – December 8, 2020 – Nephos Technologies, the UK’s leading data services integrator, has been recognised by WekaIO™ (Weka), the innovation leader in high-performance and scalable NVMe-optimized file storage, as their European Partner of the year.
Launched in November 2019, the Weka Innovation Network (WIN) is a comprehensive partner program supporting partners to successfully deliver validated solutions that meet the performance demands of next-generation applications and workloads like AI, analytics, and HPC.
Since launching the WIN program, Weka has earned recognition for its efforts from leading analysts and trade publications alike and now supports 102 partners.
“Despite the challenges that the industry has faced this year, Weka and its partner ecosystem have flourished and continued to thrive thanks in large part to the diligent efforts of all of those who have joined the Weka Innovation Network since its launch last November focusing on key markets where WekaFS solves customers problems,” said Charla Bunton-Johnson, director, partner sales, development, and marketing at WekaIO.
In recognition of the efforts of WIN members, Weka recently honoured its Partners of the Year 2020 across several categories. Following several large scale and high-profile projects in both Research and Financial Services markets, WekaIO has recognised Nephos as their Partner of the Year for EMEA.
As a leading data services integrator, Nephos customers strive to drive optimum value from their data at petabyte scale and optimum performance. As a top tier Leader partner, Nephos has seen great value from the WIN program, enabling the business to meet the demands of the high-performance workloads that today’s data-driven organisations demand.
“Since our first engagement with Weka, it was clear that they really value their partners and provide our team with great support both technically and commercially. More and more, the speed of data processing and reducing time to value from their data is critical in making a difference to our customers business. Weka has been critical for us in being able to support those requirements” said Lee Biggenden, Co-Founder and COO of Nephos Technologies.
Through Nephos’ Smart Data Object offering, a uniquely data-centric approach to designing modern infrastructure platforms, Nephos has helped reduce data processing time by over 50% and reduce ongoing infrastructure costs by up to 96% compared to traditional infrastructure delivery models.
Biggenden went on to say, “being able to combine the performance that Weka provides, along with the simplicity of management, with large scale object storage tiers for availability gives us the ability to get the perfect blend between cost and performance for our customers. It makes delivering large scale data processing environments more commercially viable than is otherwise possible”.
To find out more about Nephos Smart Data Storage services or WekaIO, please feel free to get in contact with one of the team today or take a look at some of our online resources here.
About Nephos Technologies
Nephos takes a holistic view of the business, technological, financial and operational contexts of your data. Our independence means we are not tied to recommending certain vendors – instead we provide the most appropriate advice and best possible value to our clients.
Our team of data solution experts are obsessed with their field, and have the knowledge and experience to come up with innovative ways of wrangling and optimising your company’s data. From day one, Nephos has had a single focus: solving our clients’ data problems.
WekaIO (Weka) offers WekaFS, the modern parallel file system used by seven Fortune 50 enterprise organizations to uniquely solve the newest, biggest problems holding back innovation and discovery. Purpose-built to unlock today’s accelerated and agile data centre’s full capabilities, WekaFS is optimized for NVMe-flash and the hybrid cloud. The modern architecture of Weka handles the most demanding storage challenges in the most data-intensive technical computing environments, delivering truly epic performance at any scale. Weka helps industry leaders solve big IT infrastructure problems and extract more value from their data faster. For more information, go to https://www.weka.io
For the full press release from Weka, you can view that online here