TORONTO, June 27, 2013 /CNW/ - Softchoice, a North American solutions
and services company, today announced that it will begin offering
VMware vCloud® Hybrid Service™ across the United States and Canada.
Through VMware vCloud® Hybrid Service™, Softchoice will provide clients
with a common platform that spans private and public clouds, enabling
organizations to scale their IT infrastructure dynamically using the
VMware management tools and infrastructure they already know and trust.
Softchoice is one of a select group of leading VMware solution
providers chosen to launch this program.
"vCloud is an ideal fit with our focus on providing clients with a
number of cloud-ready solutions," said David MacDonald, CEO of
Softchoice. "Hybrid cloud solutions like this are making it simpler,
more cost-effective and less risky for organizations to enhance the
performance of their business through the cloud."
To assist clients, Softchoice Solution Architects and Professional
Services engineers will provide consultations on the vCloud
environment, an overview of pathways to adoption as well as hands-on
support with respect to the migration of virtual data center
"Whether you're looking to build high-availability infrastructure, or
need to expand existing data centers, vCloud delivers new levels of
flexibility, reliability and ease of use," said Steve McDonald,
Director of Business Development, Data Center and Hybrid Cloud
Solutions at Softchoice. "The fact that vCloud is built upon the same
platform many of our customers already use means a faster route to the
cloud without the need for additional infrastructure investments or
changes to the way they manage existing applications."
The VMware vCloud® Hybrid Service™ announcement marks another key
milestone in the steady expansion of Softchoice's portfolio of
"cloud-ready" offerings. This includes consulting and technical
expertise to help organizations design and implement private and hybrid
cloud architectures as well as managed services for monitoring
virtualized environments. Softchoice also offers access public
infrastructure-as-a-service offerings as well as Softchoice Cloud - a
proprietary platform that provides centralized procurement, deployment,
management and support across more than 50 leading
As a leading North American provider of technology solutions and
services, Softchoice combines the efficiency and reliability of a
national IT supplier with the personal touch and technical expertise of
a local solutions provider. Softchoice's holistic approach to
technology includes solution design, implementation and asset
management and cloud services, as well as access to one of the most
comprehensive and cost-effective technology distribution networks in
North America. With over 1,200 employees, Softchoice manages the
technology needs of thousands of corporate and public sector
organizations across the United States and Canada.
SOURCE: Softchoice Corporation
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