San Jose, California, June 4, 2007 - Sonasoft Corp., developer of SonaSafe Integrated Backup/Recovery & Replication software, signed a strategic sales and marketing agreement with the North American Components (NAC) business of Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW). Arrow will sell Sonasoft's Point-Click RecoveryÂ® software for Microsoft Exchange, SQL and Windows File Systems as a standalone software product offering or as part of a fully integrated appliance solution.
Sonasoft recently announced the expansion of its channel program to capitalize on the momentum it has already built in the market place. The new initiative builds upon the Company's increased traction in high availability and data protection market. The Sonasoft partner program is designed to help new and existing Sonasoft partners acquire customers through such benefits as partner marketing, joint sales engagement opportunities with dedicated sales and technical resources, and sales and technical training.
"I am extremely excited about the relationship we have developed with Arrow Electronics. A company of the size, reach and stature of Arrow will offer Sonasoft a great opportunity to further develop our brand and customer awareness," noted Rick Caylor, Vice President of Sales at Sonasoft.
"We are pleased to partner with Sonasoft to offer small-to-medium business customers an affordable and easy-to-use data protection solution that can accommodate their business needs. The partnership creates a win-win situation for both of our organizations and our customers," said Rob Balson, Director of Business Development, Arrow NAC.
The North American Components (NAC) business of Arrow Electronics, Inc. is a leading provider of semiconductors and passive, electromechanical and connector products, computing solutions, services and supply chain solutions tailored to serve distinct customer segments with dedicated sales teams. Two primary, customer-focused NAC groups serve these market segments: The Arrow Electronics Components Group serves North American-based OEM and contract manufacturing customers, and the Arrow/Zeus Electronics Group targets the aerospace and military markets.
Arrow Electronics, Inc. is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and computer products.
Sonasoft Corp. automates the disk-to-disk backup and recovery process for Microsoft Exchange, SQL and Windows Servers with its groundbreaking SonaSafe Point-Click RecoveryÂ® solutions. SonaSafe provides an integrated backup/recovery and replication solution for Exchange and SQL servers.
Designed to simplify and eliminate human error in the backup and recovery process, SonaSafe solutions also centralize the management of multiple servers and provide a cost-effective turnkey disaster recovery strategy for companies of all sizes. For more information, please visit www.sonasoft.com.