Avnet Technology Solutions Announces New VSPEX Cloud Accelerator Program for Resellers in the U.S. and Canada at EMC World 2012
New program from Avnet enables solution providers to leverage different combinations from supplier line cards to offer unique cloud-based data center solutions to end users
Avnet Technology Solutions, the global IT solutions distribution leader and an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today announced its Avnet VSPEX Cloud Accelerator program at EMC World 2012. This new program provides EMC partners a path to quickly deploy VSPEX private clouds managed by Microsoft System Center 2012.
EMC® VSPEX™ Proven Infrastructures are validated reference architectures developed to deliver private cloud and virtual desktop infrastructure solutions for small-to-medium enterprise (SME) customers that are ready to transition from virtualization to private cloud environments. VSPEX combine leading primary and back-up storage solutions from EMC with cloud-optimized, networking solutions from leading suppliers like Brocade and Cisco, plus applications and system management tools from Microsoft, and security solutions from RSA.
“VSPEX is a validated open architecture designed for Intel®-based servers and hypervisor choice, which gives channel resellers and systems integrators the ability to leverage their current supplier line cards for compute and hypervisor solutions that will differentiate their market offerings,” explained Scott Look, vice president and general manager of the Technology Infrastructure Solutions group at Avnet Technology Solutions, Americas. “Value creation is at the core of Avnet’s supplier and reseller partnerships. Our new VSPEX Cloud Accelerator program provides the ideal foundational building blocks for partners and SMEs looking to reduce complexity while building Proven Infrastructures for compute, network, storage management and security.”
Avnet’s VSPEX Cloud Accelerator program improves the speed and ease of cloud deployments by:
Leveraging Avnet’s Microsoft value-added distributor (VAD) status to deliver differentiated cloud management via Microsoft, one of the world’s largest SME application providers, to accelerate cloud deployments with Microsoft SharePoint, SQL and Exchange applications.
Providing technical configuration and validation support across multiple brands, including functionality for VSPEX via the Microsoft System Center 2012 management suite.
Enhancing Avnet’s ease of doing business using a single integrated quote, configuration and order entry process led by Avnet’s dedicated EMC sales organization.
Brodeur Partners, for Avnet Technology Solutions
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