TORONTO, Feb. 18, 2015 /CNW/ - Softchoice, a leading North American
provider of IT solutions and managed services, is thrilled to announce
it was named VMware's Canada Partner of the Year for 2014. The award
recognizes a tremendous growth year for Softchoice's VMware business
propelled by Softchoice's assessment services, best-in-class license
management practice, and deep expertise in implementing and managing
virtualized data center solutions.
"We're thrilled to be named VMware's Canada Partner of the Year," said
David MacDonald, Softchoice's President and CEO. "The excellent results
we've seen in the last year are the culmination of added focus and
investments in dedicated resources, successful marketing programs, and
new proprietary assessment and managed services offerings designed to
help clients optimize their virtual infrastructure."
Softchoice is a VMware certified Premier Corporate Reseller, certified
VSP and VCP, and authorized consultant with specializations in business
continuity, desktop virtualization, infrastructure virtualization,
virtualizing business critical applications, and cloud IaaS.
Almost all of Softchoice's VMware engagements start with a TechCheck
assessment to help clients identify gaps and opportunities to
streamline license renewals, manage their growing virtual environments,
and take full advantage of their VMware investments. From there,
Softchoice's dedicated Solution Architects and Solution Engineers
design and implement VMware technology roadmaps, and help clients
manage and optimize their virtualized environment in real time through
the company's Keystone Managed Services offerings.
"VMware Canada's primary route to market is through the partner
channel," said Donna Wittmann, Executive Director, Commercial and
Partner Business, VMware Canada. "We are pleased to recognize the
achievements' of Softchoice in 2014 by naming them our Canadian Partner
of the Year. We congratulate them on their achievement and are excited
about our continued partnership as we help customers accelerate their
transition to the mobile cloud era."
As a leading North American provider of IT solutions and managed
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, 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
VMware is a leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility. Built
on VMware's industry-leading virtualization technology, their solutions
deliver a brave new model of IT that is fluid, instant and more secure.
Customers can innovate faster by rapidly developing, automatically
delivering and more safely consuming any application. With 2014
revenues of $6 billion, VMware has more than 500,000 customers and
75,000 partners. The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley with
offices throughout the world and can be found online at www.vmware.com.
SOURCE Softchoice Corporation
For further information:
Communications Manager, Softchoice
416-588-9002 ext. 222590