Panasas Names TVAR Solutions 2016 Partner of the Year

Posted on Feb 28th, 2017

Award honors TVAR for its skill and leadership serving customers in the federal government

February 28, 2017 08:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Panasas®, the leader in performance scale-out network-attached storage (NAS), announced today that it has named TVAR Solutions its 2016 Panasas Accelerate Partner of the Year. TVAR Solutions ranked first in channel driven revenue in 2016 and has driven over 300 percent growth in Panasas business over the last two years. TVAR Solutions is a value-added reseller serving United States federal government agencies and associated contractors, including the Department of Defense, civilian agencies, the intelligence community and independent government organizations.

“Our technology and TVAR Solutions’ customer-focused approach provide government organizations with the performance, manageability and scalability they require to effectively manage variable-sized datasets. We look forward to helping TVAR Solutions continue its growth in 2017.”

The Panasas Accelerate Partner of the Year award recognizes leading resellers who achieve success with Panasas, are significant contributors to winning new business and show a high level of dedication, expertise and year-over-year growth.

“We are thrilled to be recognized by the Panasas Accelerate partner program,” said Dave Saunders, president and chief executive officer of TVAR Solutions. “Panasas’ ability to simply and effectively manage massive volumes of data and easily scale to meet future data storage needs of our customers played a big factor in our success in 2016.”

“Much of Panasas’ success in 2016 can be attributed to the work of smart, effective partners like TVAR Solutions,” said Philip Crocker, director of global channel marketing and sales enablement. “Our technology and TVAR Solutions’ customer-focused approach provide government organizations with the performance, manageability and scalability they require to effectively manage variable-sized datasets. We look forward to helping TVAR Solutions continue its growth in 2017.”

About the Panasas Accelerate Partner Program

Panasas’ partner mission is to build a world-class community of profitable and successful channel partners who will leverage the strength of the Panasas’ joint value proposition to increase the company’s market share in its chosen verticals. The 2016 Panasas Accelerate partner program balances aggressive front-end discounts and deal-registration fidelity with an attractive ‘marketing-seed’ demo system initiative to help drive partner-led proof of concepts (POCs). Allied with the company’s joint demand-generation activities, the Accelerate program was established to help drive mutual net new accounts, annuity income, highly attractive back-end rebates and a path to even richer rewards in 2017.

The program provides all resellers conducting Panasas business in Canada, the United States, EMEA, Central America and South America with the strategic tools, resources and straightforward incentives to secure a profitable, predictable, realistic and mutually beneficial partnership with Panasas. For more information on Panasas’ partner program, please visit:

About TVAR Solutions

TVAR Solutions of McLean, Virginia, is a Federal IT solutions reseller that has been streamlining the acquisition of IT products and services to our Federal Government for over 10 years. For more information, visit

About Panasas

Panasas is the performance scale-out NAS leader for unstructured data, driving industry and research innovation by accelerating workflows and simplifying data management. Panasas ActiveStor appliances leverage the patented PanFS storage operating system and DirectFlow protocol to deliver performance and reliability at scale from an appliance that is as easy to manage as it is fast to deploy. Panasas storage is optimized for the most demanding workloads in life sciences, manufacturing, media and entertainment, energy, government as well as education environments, and has been deployed in more than 50 countries worldwide. For more information, visit


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