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Lanit Joins the Gridstore Partner Program to Deliver Scale-Out NAS Solutions to Its Cloud-Based Desktop Virtualization Customers

Innovative Desktop Virtualization and Cloud Provider for Small and Medium Sized Companies Offers Enterprise Class Storage Without Risk of Downtime or Failure at Half the Cost

COLUMBIA, MO -- (Marketwire) -- 06/28/11 -- Gridstore™, the leader in scale-out NAS solutions for the SMB market and Lanit, an innovative desktop virtualization and cloud provider for small and medium sized companies throughout the Midwest, today announced that Lanit has become an authorized Gridstore Premier Partner. As member of the Gridstore Partner Program, Lanit can deliver a competitive advantage to its cloud-based desktop virtualization customers by offering increased storage scalability at half the cost of traditional silo-based NAS solutions.

By partnering with Gridstore, Lanit is able to expand its product offering to provide cost-effective, scalable and reliable multi-tenant share storage for customers of their cloud-based virtualized desktop service. Using the Gridstore NASg solution, Lanit is able to achieve a powerful enterprise class NAS storage grid that eliminates storage sprawl and multiple single points of failure. The Gridstore Scale-out NAS storage solutions is designed to eliminate the risk, cost and complexity of traditional silo-based storage with a simple, scalable solution that grows based on business requirements.

"Gridstore offers the scalable storage solution we needed to give our customers a turnkey storage solution without the management complexity, risk of downtime or failure," said Tony Painter, CEO, Lanit. "Gridstore provides a low cost, multi-tenant shared storage facility that can start small and incrementally grow to any size our customer base requires. This, paired with the Gridstore partner program benefits, gives us simply everything we needed to get started and even more to help grow our business."

"Lanit is a recognized expert in desktop virtualization and cloud services," said Kelly Murphy, CEO, Gridstore. "We are pleased to partner with them in the delivery of a scalable, high performance storage solution that meets the availability and reliability needs of their desktop virtualization customers."

The Gridstore Partner Program
Gridstore supports its Scale-out NAS solution with a comprehensive partner program to fuel its partners' success throughout the entire customer lifecycle. The Gridstore Partner Program has been designed to offer end-to-end support for MSPs and VARs looking to drive increased revenues by capitalizing on the increasing SMB customer demand for high availability storage solutions. Members of the Gridstore Partner Program receive innovative marketing and financial initiatives including resources, tools and support for prospecting, recruiting, activating and growing new clients. Components of the program include deal registration and protection, co-funded demand generation opportunities and professional services. For more information, please visit:

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About Lanit
For over 20 years, Lanit has been serving small to medium size companies throughout the US with IT solutions designed to support effective management, growth and profitability. Using a comprehensive and consultative based approach, Lanit works to learn about your business and current IT structure. This information helps to develop an accurate needs assessment and propose IT Solutions that truly have a positive impact on your business. Lanit also makes integration painless with rapid implementation and support strategies designed to be as non-intrusive as possible. The result is efficient perpetual management of your virtual IT environment by experienced professionals using only the best equipment and technology. For more information visit:

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