DP Facilities, Inc. | July 02, 2020
DP Facilities, provider of mission-critical data center, colocation, custom design and build services, and disaster recovery solutions, and Tintri, a data storage company specializing in Intelligent Infrastructure solutions that are autonomous, scalable, and architected for operational simplicity, today announced their strategic partnership to deliver integrated VDI solutions. Together, the companies are offering a purpose-built solution that combines VDI-optimized storage with colocation services within DP Facilities’ highly secure and fully compliant Wise, VA, data center. By offering these integrated services, the partnership empowers federal and commercial customers to fully realize the promise of VDI — greater control, scale, cost-efficiency, and performance consistency for end-user computing (EUC).
Effectual | April 29, 2020
Effectual is committed to helping organizations accelerate their digital transformations by leveraging their validated services delivery capabilities around advanced VMware technologies.
VMware is pleased to recognize Effectual for achieving the VMware Cloud on AWS Master Services Competency.
Designates expertise in delivery of VMware vSphere environments and digital infrastructure services with deep understanding of and execution in Data Center Virtualization design principles and methodologies.
Effectual, an innovative, cloud-first managed and professional services company, today announced that it has successfully achieved a VMware Cloud on AWS Master Services Competency. This competency demonstrates that Effectual is committed to helping organizations accelerate their digital transformations by leveraging their validated services delivery capabilities around advanced VMware technologies.
The VMware Cloud on AWS platform enables enterprise organizations to fast track their infrastructure modernization projects,
Robb Allen, CEO, Effectual.
Running your trusted applications in VMware's highly optimized cloud stack on AWS's best of breed infrastructure is a very compelling value proposition.
VMware is pleased to recognize Effectual for achieving the VMware Cloud on AWS Master Services Competency. This achievement shows customers that partners like Effectual are dedicated, invested and have validated expertise in advanced VMware technologies,
Jenni Flinders, Vice President and Worldwide Channel Chief, VMware.
We value Effectual as a VMware partner, and appreciate their efforts in achieving this VMware distinction as they work to increase their service delivery capabilities.
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VMware Master Services Competencies are designed to help partners demonstrate customer-centric solutions and technical proficiency, with proven success and expertise in a specialized area of business. These competencies also allow partners to differentiate in five specific solution areas.
VMware partners can achieve VMware Master Services Competencies in:
• Cloud Management and Automation – Designates expertise in delivery of VMware Cloud Management and Automation solutions and services with deep understanding and execution of cloud management design principles and methodologies.
• Data Center Virtualization – Designates expertise in delivery of VMware vSphere environments and digital infrastructure services with deep understanding of and execution in Data Center Virtualization design principles and methodologies.
• Digital Workspace – Designates partner organizational expertise to design, deliver and support the ongoing management of customer apps, data and virtual desktop solutions whether on-premise or cloud delivered. Achieving this competency validates partners' deep understanding and execution on VMware Horizon and VMware Workspace ONE end-user computing solutions.
• Network Virtualization – Designates expertise in the delivery of VMware NSX environments and services with deployment and optimization of NSX environment capabilities.
• VMware Cloud on AWS – Designates expertise in the deployment of an integrated cloud solution that delivers an on-demand service enabling customers to run applications across a VMware Cloud Infrastructure environment with access to a broad range of AWS services.
VMware Partner Connect empowers partners with flexibility to meet customers' needs, making VMware technologies and services opportunities more accessible. Partner now have an enhanced experience that delivers simplicity, choice and innovation, and recognizes and rewards partners based on the value they bring to customers.
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Effectual is an innovative, cloud first, security first managed and professional services company that works with commercial enterprises and the public sector to mitigate their risk and enable IT modernization. A deeply experienced and passionate team of problem solvers apply proven methodologies to business challenges across Amazon Web Services and VMware Cloud on AWS. Effectual is backed by Catalyst Investors and Lumerity Capital, private equity firms focused on investments in cloud and data infrastructure. Effectual is a member of the Cloud Security Alliance, and the PCI Security Standards Council.
Verizon | June 19, 2020
Verizon Business Group (VBG) is expanding its Virtualized Network Services (VNS) portfolio, by adding Cisco’s Enterprise Network Compute System (ENCS) to its existing catalog of compute devices.
Verizon’s VNS portfolio allows customers to replace traditional network devices, such as routers, firewalls and switches, with virtual network functions (VNFs), which can be managed and orchestrated from a central location.
VBG’s enterprise customers utilizing the Cisco ecosystem can leverage Cisco’s ENCS for a more flexible and agile networking infrastructure.
Verizon Business is expanding its Virtual Network Services (VNS) portfolio for enterprise customers with the introduction of Cisco’s 5000 Series Enterprise Network Compute System (ENCS). The Cisco ENCS purpose-built platform will now be included within Verizon’s catalog of virtual network functions and service chains that are offered to customers.
Verizon’s VNS portfolio allows customers to replace traditional network devices, such as routers, firewalls and switches, with virtual network functions (VNFs), which can be managed and orchestrated from a central location. VNFs help expedite customers’ digital network transformation by reducing or removing the need for manual intervention, building flexibility and agility into an organization’s ability to scale capacity, prioritize application availability quickly, and respond to changing business needs. The Cisco ENCS is a purpose-built compute platform optimized for Network Function Virtualization.
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“Customers need to be able to quickly and easily deploy network services to branch locations as their business needs evolve,” said Aamir Hussain, Senior Vice President of Business Products. “The addition of Cisco’s ENCS compute platform to our VNS portfolio is another way for us to help enterprise customers simply deploy enterprise networking solutions for a more responsive, scalable and flexible network.”
The integration of Cisco’s ENCS solutions into Verizon’s VNS portfolio is another example of how our two companies continue to work together to enhance the possibilities of network virtualization. Cisco’s virtualization solutions can help Verizon Business customers with a preference for Cisco’s ecosystem to easily deploy agile enterprise networking solutions, which is what all companies need today to continue to stay resilient and competitive,
Scott Harrell, Senior Vice President and GM of Cisco’s Intent-Based Networking Group.
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Verizon Communications Inc.was formed on June 30, 2000 and is celebrating its 20th year as one of the world’s leading providers of technology, communications, information and entertainment products and services. Headquartered in New York City and with a presence around the world, Verizon generated revenues of $131.9 billion in 2019. The company offers voice, data and video services and solutions on its award winning networks and platforms, delivering on customers’ demand for mobility, reliable network connectivity, security and control.