Talon Announces Another Banner Year of Growth | Talon FAST™

Talon Announces Another Banner Year of Growth

on January 11, 2016

Talon solidifies relationship with Microsoft, enhances FAST™ offerings with global adoption

Mount Laurel, N.J- January 11, 2016 - Talon, the leading provider of Microsoft File Aware application performance intelligent file caching solutions for distributed enterprise infrastructure, today announced 2015 was a year of numerous customer wins, new partnerships, strong numbers, and record growth at the level of over 400% from January 2015 – December 2015. Talon has had a remarkable year reflected in all of its corporate numbers.

“2015 has been a year of refinement and progress for Talon,” said Shirish Phatak, CEO, Talon. “We are excited about our growing relationship with Microsoft. Talon has continued to cultivate our distribution and reseller programs globally and we continue to solve the issue around distributed file storage and provide a seamless file collaboration experience for the enterprise.”

Key highlights that contributed to Talon’s progress include:

  • Release of 3rd generation FAST™ software, fostering 90% adoption in the first 3 months.

  • GA of latest version of FAST™ supporting Microsoft Azure File Storage announced at AzureCon to audience of a quarter million technologists.

  • Growth: Talon deployed FAST™, its flagship product, to many recognized global architectural and engineering firms. This represents one of the strongest install bases in the market.
  • Talon’s revenue is well distributed across the globe: 50% Americas, 40 % EMEA and 10% Asia-Pacific.
  • 75% percent of global revenue came from new customers.

  • Customers: Talon continued to develop its customer base.
  • Big wins this year include Hatch, Mott MacDonald, Cimpress, Atkins Global, WSP Group, Impenia Group, Morrison Hershfield, Haskell, and Garver USA.
  • FAST™ is the best of breed file sharing and collaboration solutions that eliminate the need for remote branch infrastructure while providing unparalleled performance benefits.

  • Distribution: Talon established and completed multiple agreements with new value added resellers in the UK, EMEA and USA including SoftwareONE, OCSL, Synergics, SMS, Nephos, Sol-Tec, Inframon, Dot-NET, SoftwareLogic, VDX, Nimbo and 10thMagnitude.

  • Products: Talon released major software updates on its FAST™ product line, drastically improving performance and scalability, up to 100’s of branch office sites and continues to transform the economics of Optimized File Sharing for smaller branch offices and mobile workers within the enterprise marketplace.

  • Channel: The Talon Channel Program continues to focus on the convergence of file optimization, collaboration and centralization to the Azure Cloud, giving resellers a way to tap into these rapidly growing markets and accelerate their businesses and profitability.

  • CRN named Talon as a Tech Innovator for the second year in a row

  • Expansion: Talon has expanded with new hires in the US West, Central and East regions as well as a new UK Sales Director with industry expertise in cloud infrastructure, and partner development with the Micorosft certified partenrs. Talon continues to operate sales operations centers in Amsterdam, NL, and Boston, MA, New York, NY, Irvine, CA, Dallas, TX and London, UK, as well as technical support engineering in San Jose, CA, Pune, India and operations from Mount Laurel, NJ.

    “Momentum has been the key word here at Talon over the course of 2015,” said Andrew Mullen, SVP, Sales, Talon. “We love what we have been doing with our technology and feel confident about the relationships we have cultivated this year. Having displaced several competitors, we know that we are well positioned for a robust year with installations and relationships at an unprecedented level. We are looking forward to 2016.”

About Talon
Talon, a leader in next generation software-defined storage solutions, enables enterprises to centralize and consolidate IT storage infrastructure, while bringing data closer to their users, enabling enterprise global file sharing and collaboration. This results in streamlined IT management and improved end user productivity. From its headquarters in Mount Laurel, NJ and its global locations, Talon serves the largest Global 2000 organizations including the most established Architectural, Construction, Engineering, Energy, Offshore and Manufacturing companies.

Talon FAST™ is a trademark of Talon Storage Solutions, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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