HYCU Offers New Program Complementing Nutanix Velocity Program
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HYCU Offers New Program Complementing Nutanix Velocity Program

Nutanix Strategic Technology Partner, HYCU, Announces Speed to HYCU Partner Program Providing Additional Incentives and Resources

BOSTON, October 29, 2018 – HYCU, Inc., a pioneering enterprise software company specializing in data backup, recovery and monitoring for next-generation Enterprise Clouds, today announced a new program, Speed to HYCU, for Nutanix Velocity program mid-market focused channel partners. This first HYCU channel program specifically focused on HYCU partners serving mid-market customers rewards partners for selling HYCU licenses with Nutanix Velocity opportunities. The Speed to HYCU Program follows the announcement of the new HYCU Global Partner Program that has been well received in the market. Similar to the Global Partner Program, Speed to HYCU is intended to provide additional value for Partners selling the joint Nutanix and HYCU solution.

“We’re thrilled that partners like HYCU are investing in our technology and initiatives to drive adoption of the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS software,” said Jay Chitnis, Senior Director of Strategic Alliances, Nutanix. “HYCU has echoed the Velocity Program’s vision of creating programs and incentives specifically with the mid-market in-mind. We value HYCU’s commitment to working alongside Nutanix to prioritize helping our partners and, ultimately, providing our customers with the right solutions for their datacenter needs.”

As the first and only purpose-built data protection and back-up software solution for Nutanix environments, the new Speed to HYCU Program provides increased margin for Nutanix Partners selling HYCU with a Nutanix Velocity opportunity. Additionally, each quarter, HYCU will be recognizing qualified partners by region, with rewards for the greatest number of Speed to HYCU sales to unique customers.

Like HYCU for Nutanix’s intentional simplicity, one-click ease of use, all partner participants need to do is indicate in the designated Deal Registration field if the opportunity is an approved Nutanix Velocity Program opportunity and additional discounts for HYCU will go into effect working with HYCU Value Added Distribution Partners. Additionally, partners will automatically be entered into a quarterly contest that will reward by geography for top selling transactional partners

“It’s our belief that HYCU is a better data protection solution for Nutanix customers and we will reward partners that sell the joint solution accordingly,” said Junelle Swan, VP Channels, HYCU, Inc. “HYCU for Nutanix is specifically designed as data protection for Nutanix customers. It’s easy to deploy, does not require agents, and is hypervisor-agnostic supporting both Nutanix AHV and VMware vSphere. It is also fully automated and extremely efficient. And, it does not require additional licenses or infrastructure to deploy and support so it’s extremely cost efficient as well. Now, partners leading with the joint Nutanix and HYCU solutions will also receive incentives and promotions as well as affordable, pre-configured solutions. We’re excited about the Speed to HYCU Program and how it will complement the Nutanix Velocity Program. We look forward to continuing to create programs for Partners that are profitable but more importantly are compelling in solving their customers’ hyper-converged data center needs.”


The new Speed to HYCU Program is currently available to any HYCU and Nutanix partners. Additional information is available at




About HYCU

HYCU makes it easy to thrive in a hyper-simple, hyper-converged world. The pioneering enterprise software company specializes in data backup, recovery and monitoring for hyper-converged infrastructures (HCI). Headquartered in Boston, Mass., HYCU harnesses 25 years of sophisticated IT experience, insights from over one million users, and work with more than 25,000 customers, more than 10 ISVs and 350 employees to create a deep and unrivaled well of industry expertise. The result is unsurpassed alignment with industry leaders and a formidable competitive advantage in the Enterprise Cloud space. HYCU’s flagship product, a purpose-built backup and recovery solution for Nutanix, is acclaimed in the industry and features performance and value that are unmatched. To learn more about HYCU, visit, follow @hycuinc and connect with us on LinkedIn.

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For further information, please contact:

Don Jennings
HYCU, Inc.
Tel: (617) 791-1710