Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 26, 2012
BlueWave Computing, Atlanta’s leader in business IT support and managed services, today announced that it has successfully completed the Virtualization of Business Critical Applications solution competency in MS SQL Server and MS Exchange. This achievement demonstrates that BlueWave Computing is committed to be an expert in helping customers virtualize their IT environments. Further, in achieving this competency, BlueWave Computing acknowledges that this distinction and VMware solutions are key accelerators for enabling their growth in the virtualization and cloud markets.
“VMware is pleased to recognize BlueWave Computing for achieving the MS SQL Server and MS Exchange solution competency. Achieving this competency demonstrates to customers that BlueWave Computing is committed to be an expert in helping customers virtualize their IT environments, enabling them to confidently select BlueWave Computing as a solution provider capable of delivering VMware solutions to customers on the journey to cloud computing,” said Doug Smith, vice president, global partner strategy and operations, VMware. “We value our partnership with BlueWave Computing and we appreciate their efforts in achieving this VMware distinction.”
“By partnering with VMware, BlueWave Computing can provide customers with ease of administration and backup of highly available, redundant solutions within a private cloud platform and within existing virtual environments,” said Steve Vicinanza, BlueWave Computing CEO. “Achieving VMware’s Virtualization of Business Critical Applications Competency further demonstrates to our clients that BlueWave’s engineering team possesses the certifications and expertise required to implement and support virtualization of business-critical applications such as Exchange and SQL while improving our marketplace visibility through the VMware Partner Locator.”
VMware has established solution competencies as designations of expertise that enable customers to identify partners with the highest level of VMware technical solution knowledge and experience. VMware partners with competencies are able to earn customer credibility by driving deeper into customer engagements, based on knowledge and ability with the following VMware solution competencies:
Infrastructure Virtualization Competency: Recognizes partners for their demonstrated ability to virtualize and consolidate server environments using a VMware virtualization solution
Business Continuity Competency: Recognizes partners for their expertise in deploying VMware solutions for data protection, high availability and disaster recovery
Desktop Virtualization Competency: Recognizes partners for their expertise in deploying VMware solutions for virtualizing desktops and applications
Virtualization of Business Critical Applications (VBCA) Competency: Recognizes partners for their demonstrated ability to provide guidance and solutions for virtualizing business-critical applications such as Exchange, SQL, SharePoint, Oracle DB and SAP
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Competency: Recognizes partners for their expertise in VMware hybrid cloud solutions and services
Management Competency: Recognizes partners for their ability to help customers simplify and automate the operations of virtual and cloud environments with the VMware vCenter™ Operations Management Suite
VMware Partner Network is a comprehensive program that provides a common infrastructure, extensive sales and services tools, margin opportunities and industry-recognized training for the entire VMware partner ecosystem, including solution providers, technology partners and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). VMware Partner Network is designed to help ensure a more consistent and successful user experience as well as help partners increase their business potential by increasing their skills in VMware solutions. The program helps partners maximize their investments in VMware virtualization to provide customers with the best end-to-end virtualization solutions available.
Read more about VMware Partner Network.
About BlueWave Computing, LLC
As Atlanta’s largest managed service provider for small and mid-sized businesses, BlueWave Computing keeps IT services Under Your Control while enabling real-time network visibility through its proprietary IT Quality Management System. Using BlueWave Computing’s Total Control™ System, businesses find IT costs are more effectively controlled, more predictable and more reliable. BlueWave’s service options include IT management, cloud computing, disaster recovery, strategic planning, web development, custom application and mobile application development, 7x24 monitoring and support, Microsoft CRM and VoIP systems. Visit http://www.bluewavecomputing.com or call 770-980-WAVE for more information.
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