Beta to Distribute NAKIVO in UK&I


Beta signs up US vendor; announces two new enterprise hires for new Northern office

Beta Distribution has added US backup and disaster recovery firm NAKIVO to its books in a deal where it will distribute its portfolio in the UK and Ireland.

NAKIVO provides replication and disaster recovery software for protecting virtualised and cloud environments.

“In a single product, only NAKIVO offers VMware backup, replication, backup to cloud, global deduplication, instant VM and object recovery, backup copy, and screenshot verification,” said Tony Howard, enterprise strategy & operations manager at Beta Distribution. “IT professionals from around the globe have selected NAKIVO backup and replication to protect their virtualised infrastructure so it’s a proven solution.”

“We are pleased to be working with Beta Distribution as a NAKIVO Distributor in the United Kingdom,” said Bruce Talley, CEO and co-founder at NAKIVO. “With their set of professional business services and extensive expert knowledge, Beta Distribution will be able to deliver NAKIVO Backup & Replication to their broad channel throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland.”

New hires

Elsewhere, Beta has announced two new hires to further strengthen its enterprise sales, service and solutions proposition.

Miguel Castro has joined as head of solutions architecture. In the newly created role, Castro will provide technical and implementation support to MSPs and VARs, working with them from project inception through to final delivery.

Castro has been in the IT industry for 13 years, with his most recent role at network storage solutions vendor Infortrend, where he was technical manager.

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On the sales side, Chris Moore has joined Beta as head of sales for the newly opened Northern sales office in Leeds. Moore was previously sales manager at CMS Distribution where he spent 19 years.

Moore is currently recruiting enterprise sales people for the new office. “We opened an office in the centre of Leeds to further our expansion of our Technology Solutions Division and to increase support for Northern based partners’. He continued. ‘The main focus will be on the Enterprise product portfolio so we need to get the right people in place and we will be announcing further details shortly as the team builds.”

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