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Microsoft Partners and Application Delivery Specialists can now deliver Next Generation File Access and Application Collaboration solutions

Reading, UK – 29th January 2013 – Security and networking Value Added Distributor, Cloud Distribution, today announces an exclusive agreement with Talon Storage Solutions. Talon FAST™ is a next-generation solution that provides customers with a best-in-class Microsoft infrastructure for branch offices, ensuring increased user productivity and reliable file sharing and application user performance along with business collaboration across distributed networking environments. This exclusive agreement makes Cloud Distribution the sole distributor for Talon FAST in the UK and Ireland.

Enabling file and Application collaboration over the Wide Area Network (WAN) or consolidating branch office servers back to the data centre, in an efficient and effective way, has been an age old issue for businesses. Solutions such as WAN optimisation or storage replication can help, but often can result in complex networking deployments, issues with data integrity and file locking and the loss of local services, such as domain controller, DCHP Server, print services, DNS functions.

Talon FAST solves these problems with its unique patented File Aware™ solution, as it fully integrates into and leverages the power of the Microsoft server architecture. It enables Microsoft server teams to take control of their own collaboration and consolidation projects rather than having to work through their organisation’s IT and networking teams. This results in faster delivery for applications including Microsoft Office, AutoDesk and AutoCAD, as well as design applications such as Adobe Creative Suite.

Adam Davison, Director of Product Development at Cloud Distribution, comments: “Talon FAST’s advanced new approach is ideally suited for Microsoft channel partners and application delivery specialists. For the first time ever it gives them the ability to leverage their own skills and keep control of their customers’ projects without the need to introduce external networking groups or complex replication solutions. This new solution is gaining significant momentum in the channel and is already being deployed in a number of large UK enterprises. From leading transportation firms through to large architectural and engineering organisations, Talon FAST is also being used in conjunction with partners’ existing networking or storage replication offerings.”

Andrew Mullen, VP Global Sales and Marketing at Talon Storage Solutions concludes: “Talon FAST fixes many of the challenges associated with today’s distributed workforce – the ability to collaborate and share customer-critical information across the WAN – efficiently and securely. As IT directors are increasingly looking to do more with less, the enhanced scalability of our ‘branch office in a box’ solutions provide a more compelling solution to managing business productivity in key initiatives such as mobile workforce, virtualisation of the edge and server consolidation without boundaries.”

To receive a demo, free trial, quotation, or to find out more, please contact Cloud Distribution on 01635 800401 or email


About Cloud Distribution

Cloud Distribution is a value-added distributor of disruptive next-generation security and networking solutions that VARs can take to market quickly and easily. It currently distributes Meraki, Vyatta, PepLink, Talon Storage Solutions and SplashChimp in the UK. Its portfolio of disruptive networking and security solutions helps resellers to differentiate themselves from the competition and create new markets to sell in.

The company was founded in 2009 by senior executives with a wealth of experience in the security, networking and optimisation space. Its philosophy is to take innovative, cutting-edge vendors into the UK market by recruiting and working together with skilled, reputable, market making partners.

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About Talon Storage Solutions

Talon Storage Solutions is a pioneer in Wide Area File Services (WAFS) and Application Acceleration, enabling businesses to consolidate, accelerate and control information. Businesses rely on Talon Storage Solutions' solutions for real-time, large data access for all remote users, no matter where they are - at the office, at home or on the road.

The company's patented File Aware solution is the industry's only "Branch Office in a Box" that allows businesses to consolidate servers and storage without compromising data protection, security or quality of user experience. Talon Storage Solutions' solutions scale from large branch offices down to single and mobile users and offer a range of implementation options, from software-only to drop-in appliances, easily matching any corporate IT policy.

Locations include three major geographical locations around the world, in addition, Talon Storage Solutions provide you regional support services based on our follow-the-sun support model. For further information please visit

Media Contact:

Janine Mitchell
C8 Consulting Ltd
+44 1189 001135

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