VMware’s Solution Provider Partner of the Year

February 4, 2015
Quincy Johnson

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Quincy Johnson

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This morning at VMware’s 2015 Partner Exchange conference held in San Francisco, SoftwareONE was named VMware Solution Provider Partner of the Year as both the Global Winner and the Geo Winner in the US.

“SoftwareONE is very proud of this achievement, which has provided us with additional confidence to invest further in our VMware practice,” said Jason Cochran, Director of Technical Services for SoftwareONE North America in SoftwareONE’s official Press Release. “This next year we plan to hire an additional 60 VMware solution sales specialists to assist our joint customers and partners to unlock exponential value in the software defined world.”

This recognition by the leader in the virtualization and cloud infrastructure industry demonstrates SoftwareONE’s commitment to providing innovative technology services to customers looking to transition to the modern era of IT infrastructure. SoftwareONE reached the highest level of partnership in the US, is the Regional Premier Partner in EMEA, and is continuously developing its partnership in other countries around the world such as Singapore, Australia, India, and Brazil.

As mentioned in last week’s blog “6 Reasons Why VMware Leads Gartner’s Magic Quadrant in Virtualization Technology,” SoftwareONE holds technical competencies in each of VMware’s 3 defined areas:

1.  Software Defined Data Center

  • Server Virtualization
  • Business Continuity
  • Software-Defined Storage
  • Management Operations

2.  End User Computing

  • Desktop Virtualization

3.  Hybrid Cloud

  • Hybrid Cloud

VMware developed several solutions to address the technical challenges customers may have around these areas, but the below three are considered VMware’s flagship solutions for supporting the underlying virtualization infrastructure:

  1. vSphere with Operations Management supports the most trusted virtualization platform, vSphere, with critical operational enhancements in performance monitoring and capacity management. As clients rapidly expand their environments, SoftwareONE assists IT decision-makers with management solutions for their virtual technology. vSphere with Operations Management improves an organization’s virtual performance with predictive analytics to avoid disruption of virtual infrastructures.
  2. Virtual SAN is a new software-defined storage tier, pooling compute- and direct-attached storage resources with clustering server disks and flash to create radically simple and resilient shared storage for virtual machines. Virtual SAN automates storage provisioning and management with a self-tuning VM-centric approach by enabling a scale-out architecture with built-in read/write SSD caching.
  3. vCloud Air Disaster Recovery is a cloud-based Recovery-as-a-Service solution, enabling organizations to strengthen disaster recovery plans in their VMware vSphere environment. SoftwareONE recommends to back-up all virtual machines in their datacenter and individual applications with vCloud Air DR.

As VMware’s 2015 Global and Regional Solution Provider Partner of the Year, SoftwareONE is uniquely positioned to assist organizations with their growing IT challenges. Click the banner below to schedule a consultation with our Virtualization Specialists and Virtualization Architects/Engineers.

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