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Mindware signs VAD partnership agreement with DDN

Mindware, a leading value-added distributor (VAD) in the Middle East and Africa, recently signed a strategic distribution partnership across the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) region with DDN, the global leader in artificial intelligence (AI) and multi-cloud data management solutions.

Under the agreement, Mindware will help DDN accelerate the adoption of its products and services, designed to support data-intensive environments and applications, by leveraging its expansive channel ecosystem in the region. This marks a significant milestone in Mindware’s AI solutions portfolio, expanding the distributor’s offerings and strengthening its value proposition.

Mr. Alexandre Boutin, AI Director at Mindware comments: “Mindware’s AI Business Unit and its practices have expanded, now catering to a wide range of customers with diverse needs. As an AI Value-Added Distributor and trusted advisor, we felt the need to incorporate a vendor with a distinctive value proposition to meet various requirements, one of them being an Nvidia certified ecosystem partner for large SuperPOD projects, within and outside the realms of conventional AI/ HPC applications”.

“With this new partnership with DDN, Mindware will offer solutions that accelerate AI and HPC apps at any scale, that are geared towards enabling organisations to manage large volumes of data efficiently, and to derive actionable insights from that data, ensuring high performance and reliability across various use cases”, he continues.

DDN’s storage and management solutions make deployment, management and scaling simple for even the largest AI applications, from edge to data centre to any cloud. It is the leading technology for scalability, performance and cost-effectiveness to ensure faster ROI and maximum utilisation of compute resources.

Ankur Arora, Senior Regional Director for MEA at DDN, says: “The data storage market has globally been experiencing significant growth driven by Large Language Models (LLM), Generative AI and other AI applications. Infrastructures need to be adapted to cope with the increasing compute capabilities and workload requirements. DDN’s unique value proposition is centred around its ability to deliver high-performance, scalable and reliable data storage solutions tailored for complex, data-intensive workloads and environments. We develop our solutions to enable customers and partners to get the absolute maximum productivity from the entire environment”.

“We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Mindware to bring DDN solutions and services to the META region. This collaboration marks a significant milestone in our commitment to empowering businesses with flexible and innovative technology solutions that will drive digital transformation for these enterprises and the region as a whole”, he concludes.

Image Credit: Mindware & DDN

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