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.
Nutanix | May 11, 2020
Nutanix FastTrack for VDI helps to address challenges around remote working setups.
The company states Nutanix FastTrack for VDI allows organisations to reduce the time required to onboard thousands of remote employees.
There is increasing importance and need for effective VDI solutions due to businesses working to move operations to a remote setup.
Nutanix has announced key initiatives to help support remote workers in the Australia and New Zealand region. The company has launched a new virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) service, which brings together Nutanix HCI and software with selected partners to accelerate and optimise a VDI service in a limited amount of time - ‘just a few weeks’, the company states.
Nutanix FastTrack for VDI helps to address challenges around remote working setups, while supporting local businesses to continue their DX journey, the company states.
It allows remote access to critical business applications, even via BYOD devices, and strict security policies can be implemented and managed through its simple management console.
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According to Nutanix, the solution also provides performance and speed across a wide range of industry sectors, including educational institutions and local governments.
The company states Nutanix FastTrack for VDI allows organisations to reduce the time required to onboard thousands of remote employees, and includes services to set up and provision of desktops in under five business days for predefined Nutanix configurations.
Customers will be able to leverage existing hardware, select predefined Nutanix hardware or leverage managed cloud infrastructure from managed service provider (MSP) partners such as CompNow.
There is increasing importance and need for effective VDI solutions due to businesses working to move operations to a remote setup, following the impact of COVID-19 and subsequent lockdowns.
In fact, research shows 77% of A/NZ workers are currently working from home, with a third reporting they feel less productive since they started.
For companies that have adopted remote working, one of the biggest challenges stems from their existing IT infrastructure, which has often been unable to maintain operations during the recent unanticipated demand surges, Nutanix states.
Nutanix is making every effort to help ensure that A/NZ enterprises have quick and easy access to the right solutions and technology to keep their staff engaged, efficient and productive,
Nutanix A/NZ managing director Lee Thompson.
“As businesses look towards enabling a more permanent work from anywhere model, Nutanix will be there to help accelerate and smooth their journey to the cloud.”
Nutanix FastTrack for VDI is available to new and existing customers immediately. More information can be found via the Nutanix website or channel partners.
Nutanix is a global company specialising in cloud software and hyperconverged infrastructure solutions. Organisations around the world use Nutanix software to leverage a single platform to manage any app at any location at any scale for their private, hybrid and multi-cloud environments.
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The Nutanix solution enables easy deployment of any virtual workload, including large-scale virtual desktop initiatives (VDI), development/test apps, private clouds, big data (Hadoop) projects and more. Nutanix customers can radically simplify and seamlessly scale out their datacenter infrastructures with cost-efficient appliances that can be deployed in under 30 minutes for rapid time to value. www.nutanix.com
Marvell | October 07, 2020
Marvell today introduced the industry's first native NVMe RAID 1 accelerator, a state-of-the-art technology for virtualized, multi-tenant cloud and enterprise data center environments which demand optimized reliability, efficiency, and performance. Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is the first of Marvell's partners to support the new accelerator in the HPE NS204i-p NVMe OS Boot Device offered on select HPE ProLiant servers and HPE Apollo systems.