Evaluator Group and Demartek Partner to Provide In Depth Product Analysis and Test Lab Services on Data Storage

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Dennis Martin, CEO of Demartek, partners with the Evaluator Group as Director of Lab Resources

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“As Lab Director, Dennis' expertise combined with our team’s deep product analysis capabilities will enable us to bring very relevant and actionable data to our customers.” - Camberley Bates Managing Director

Evaluator Group, Inc. and Demartek, Inc. jointly announced a partnership that will result in the delivery of in-depth lab validation and benchmarking services to Evaluator Group’s end user and vendor clients. Demartek’s state-of-the-art lab facilities are located in the Denver, Colorado area and include dual, quad, and Nehalem server configurations, Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) testing facilities, as well as 10Gb Ethernet, 8 Gb Fibre Channel and iSCSI connectivity. The combined Demartek/EGI team is available to assist in testing, validation, and results analysis for virtualization, storage, and data protection environments. Targeted engagements can be structured to address differing scenarios including:

  •     Remote replication performance
  •     Testing of data de-duplication ratios and performance
  •     Testing of storage configurations in virtual server environments to measure I/O performance
  •     Validation of product functionality

“Dennis Martin is a highly respected analyst and expert in the industry. I have worked with him for many years and know that he has the ability to provide a deep understanding of how things work,” said Camberley Bates, Managing Director, Evaluator Group. “As Lab Director, his expertise combined with our team’s deep product analysis capabilities will enable us to bring very relevant and actionable data to our customers.”
“We have collaborated on projects in the past, including the evaluation of storage technology acquisitions for our vendor partners,” said Dennis Martin, CEO, Demartek. “This relationship will expand our joint ability to provide proof and validation used to make critical decisions by both end users and vendors.”

About Demartek
Demartek focuses on real-world, hands-on industry analysis and lab validation testing of server, network, storage and security technologies, for the small and medium business (SMB) environment and the large enterprise.

With its own on-site test lab, Demartek provides lab validation reports and vendor-neutral product comparison research reports for software and computer infrastructure products. For more information see http://www.demartek.com .

About Evaluator Group
Evaluator Group Inc. is dedicated to helping IT professionals and Vendors create and implement strategies and enable companies to meet their business requirements cost effectively. As a premier storage analyst firm, Evaluator Group has continued to provide unbiased analysis and education for IT professionals since its inception in 1997. For more information see http://www.evaluatorgroup.com .


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