The Avnet Cloud Accelerator Program Powered by Faction® (formerly Peak®) enables partners to rapidly enter the cloud marketplace under their own brand, without making the upfront capital investment. The program provides partners access to Faction’s enterprise class cloud services providing the building blocks of compute, storage and networking.
Under the program, partners maintain all of the benefits of being a Faction partner plus a number of Avnet-provided benefits. These include technical pre-sales support, monthly billing and Avnet’s ecosystem of complementary software and hardware providing the necessary components from a single source for a complete cloud solution powered by Faction.
With Type II SSAE 16 and SOC 1 & 2 compliant cloud nodes in six geographies across the United States (Seattle, Denver, Chicago, New Jersey, New York) and in Europe (United Kingdom), Faction offers a cloud environment featuring Open Compute or Cisco® FlexPod-based infrastructure and NetApp storage. Faction’s carrier neutral datacenter locations and 100% SLA’s provides the building blocks for partners to package and deliver their own public, private, hybrid and disaster recovery solutions.
Marketplace products currently included in this program include:
New products are being added to the Avnet Cloud Marketplace and this program very rapidly. Stay tuned for announcements from Avnet regarding new additions.
The Avnet Cloud Accelerator Program Powered by Faction provides partners the following benefits:
- Own Your Customer Relationship – Faction and Avnet are 100 percent dedicated to the channel
- Maximize Cloud Profitability – Build cloud-enabled services such as disaster recovery, private and public cloud, backup in the cloud, virtual desktop, and more atop Faction’s IaaS platform.
- Scale on Factions Technology Infrastructure – Build and grow your cloud practice at your own pace without capital expenditure and minimal product development cycles to recognize revenue faster.
- Leverage Avnet Ecosystem – Tap into Avnet’s ecosystem of complementary software and hardware to build complete cloud solutions.
- Utilize the Avnet Dedicated Team – Avnet’s team ensures partners have the training, marketing resources and funnel-building campaigns they need to make an immediate impact.