M7 Global Partners Unite with EMC to Deliver Optimized Citrix XenDesktop Virtualized Deployments - Page 2

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Monday, May 7th 2012
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"The alliance between the M7 Global Partners and EMC for desktop virtualization with Citrix addresses many key barriers to entry for a customer. This relationship marks an opportunity for customers seeking to leverage partners that are well versed and experienced in desktop virtualization with a leader in storage. By uniting the partners expertise and validated EMC solutions, the partnership is tackling key desktop virtualization implementation challenges and making a mark in this rapidly growing segment of the market."

Technology Partner Quote

Cynthia Gallant, Vice President, Channel Strategy and Development at Citrix

"Our customers will benefit from the closer alignment between the M7 Global Partners and EMC.  Through M7's expertise in consulting and implementation, customers can accelerate their deployments of desktop virtualization. Industry-leading technology from EMC combined with Citrix XenDesktop gives these businesses the ability to enable mobile workstyles for their users with anywhere, anytime access to desktops, applications and data."

Channel Partner Quotes

David Linzy, CTO, M7 Global Partners, President and Managing Partner, LPS

"The M7 partners and EMC are not starting from scratch, but rather we are building on our collective efforts and experience to advance our optimized solutions." said David Linzy, CTO, M7 Global Partners, President and Managing Partner, LPS Integration. "We are leveraging our position as leading partners for both EMC and Citrix by aligning to ultimately help customers realize the benefits associated with deploying a virtual desktop environment."

Adam Bari, CMO, M7 Global Partners, Managing Director, IPM

"M7's ability to perform end-to-end deployments allows us to build out a complete solution without having to obtain expertise from anywhere else, and extensive customer service and support is available to restore systems saving time and money for our customers" said Adam Bari, CMO, M7 Global Partners, Managing Director, IPM. 

Kennith Rindt, VP of Strategic Alliances, M7 Global Partners, SVP of Sales and Strategic Alliances, AEC Group, Inc.

"M7 is very excited about strengthening our relationship with EMC in regard to the design and delivery of Citrix based solutions." said Ken Rindt, VP of Strategic Alliances for M7 Global Partners. "We have been leveraging EMC as a key component of our virtual desktop reference architectures from the start, and believe our alignment will be hugely beneficial for customers."

EMC Executive Quote

Parmeet Chaddha, Vice President, Solutions Group, EMC Corporation

"EMC is laser focused on accelerating the journey to cloud computing. Our recent announcement of the VSPEX Proven Infrastructure is a perfect example of how EMC, in conjunction with key resellers like the M7 Global Partners, is taking a concrete base of new solutions that are available today and partnering to assist customers in transforming their IT environment. We feel that through tighter technical, go-to-market and services alignment we can help customers more rapidly respond to key factors driving their decision to migrating to desktop virtualization."

The EMC solution for Citrix XenDesktop will be showcased in booth #402 at Citrix Synergy, May 9-11 in San Francisco.  For further information and to view the associated whitepaper, please click here.

About M7

M7 Global Partners is a national network of the country's leading IT consultants dedicated to delivering datacenter and desktop solutions with an emphasis on virtual desktop solutions for mid-tier and enterprise customers and government agencies. The mission of M7 Global Partners is to increase the value, credibility, depth and reach of the regional M7 partner by developing a global organization that focuses on higher quality, more consistent, centralized relationship and experience for our vendors, system integrators and partners, and most importantly – our customers. M7 Global Partners is committed to providing its customers with the best desktop virtualization options available today.

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