Mar 16, 2017

Headwaters Group Named a Cirrus Data Qualified Services Partner

actifio-press-releaseAtlanta, GA, March 16, 2017 – Headwaters Group, an IT professional services and managed services provider, has been named a Cirrus Data Solutions (CDS) Qualified Services Partner. As a CDS services partner, Headwaters Group is now fully trained on the Data Migration Server (DMS) and approved by CDS to provide data migration services using CDS’s platform.

Qualified Services Partners represent exceptionally skilled service organizations that have demonstrated a deep understanding of data migration issues. These organizations have completed rigorous training on the DMS platform and understand the high-level of customer service CDS provides to customers. The Qualified Services Partner tier was recently added to CDS’ Data Migration Accelerator Partner Program to address the growing demand for services-oriented organizations to deliver simple, secure, and seamless data migration services around the globe. Qualified Services Partners are selected by CDS based on their capabilities, industry experience, and customer service track record.

“We’re pleased Headwaters Group has joined our global partner team as a Qualified Services Partner,” said Ron Croce, Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Marketing, Cirrus Data Solutions. “Since announcing our partner program last year, we’ve been able to grow our market reach significantly. Adding Headwaters Group to our active roster of services partners will enable us to meet the needs of our partners and their end customers more quickly and effectively.”

“We are excited to be one of the first Qualified Services Partners for Cirrus Data,” said Mark Ziskind, President and Chief Storage Architect, of Headwaters Group. “Having successfully delivered hundreds of successful data migration projects over the last 12 years, our team has developed broad skillsets and honed migration techniques that address the most complex of environments. Combining Headwaters’ bench of elite engineers, the Cirrus DMS platform, and our status as a QSP, empowers Headwaters Group to deliver our Data Migration-As-A-Service offering to both enterprise IT organizations and solution providers alike.”

CDS’ Data Migration Accelerator Partner Program currently consists of four partner tiers including Explorer, Accelerator and Innovator Partners. Qualified Services Partners will support existing CDS partners in a complementary capacity by providing essential services required to plan, execute, and manage the data migration using the DMS platform.

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About Headwaters Group

Founded in 2005, Headwaters Group provides professional and managed services to IT manufacturers, solutions providers, and enterprise IT organizations. Headwaters’ consultants specialize in the design, deployment and management of complex enterprise data center environments that require a sophisticated level of engineering talent. For more information on our team and our capabilities, visit

Cirrus Data

Cirrus Data Solutions Inc. (CDS) is a leading technology provider of next-generation solutions for data migration, data acceleration, and data protection. The company distributes its solutions through systems integrators, managed service providers, channel resellers, and partners including HPE, IBM, Dell/EMC, Datalink, Pure Storage, Infinidat, Align, SHI, CDI, Computacenter, Mainline, Sirius, WWT and many others. CDS is headquartered in Syosset, New York and has offices located in Versailles, France, and Jiangsu Sheng, China with sales and support offices in Boston, Chicago, and Denver. For more information, visit CDS online at

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