NetApp, a world leader in hybrid cloud data services and network and security VAD Miel have signed a partnership for the distribution of NetApp's solutions in France. Miel consolidates the third pillar of its offer composed of Digital Workplace (virtualisation, VDI, access, collaboration), Cybersecurity (prevention, NAC, CAS-B, Zero Day, Zero Trust, anti-phishing, SecOps, SOAR, SASE) and multicloud IT (SDN, SD-WAN, SD-LAN, hybrid multicloud, ADC, Software-defined Storage, backup, data management). "We needed a global storage offering to complete our range of solutions built around Software-defined Storage. And NetApp, with its market awareness, innovation, and Gartner leadership position, is a great opportunity for Miel and its partners", said Jean-Baptiste Pommé, Managing Director of Miel. "Our mission will be to develop new generation offers, both in the field of HCI and data management overflow in the Cloud." Miel will thus offer NetApp technologies to its many partners in metropolitan France and Overseas, to specialised VARs as well as to general resellers and cloud providers with whom the distributor is in daily contact. This offer will benefit from all the support services put in place: marketing support, joint prospecting, pre-sales qualification, PoC, reactive logistics, after-sales support, subscription renewal centre, financing, etc. "Welcoming a new distributor is always a celebration for NetApp and for our partners, who will become ever more agile and flexible. We are delighted to welcome a new distributor", said Franck Risbec, Channel Director at NetApp France. "The Channel is a fundamental axis in the development of NetApp's business. We have a joint ambition with Miel to develop our portfolio with new partners, particularly on complementary solutions with high added value for the Hybrid Cloud, security and VDI." Miel and its partners will be able to help companies accelerate data migration to the cloud, transform datacentres into data fabrics in hybrid multiclouds, make IT more resilient, and reduce the cost of ownership, while also leveraging NetApp's many alliances with Microsoft, Amazon, Google, and Veeam clouds.
Jean-Baptiste Pommé, Managing Director of Miel