Auburn, Wash. (PRWEB) August 08, 2012
Zones Inc., a leading provider of technology solutions for business, healthcare and other vertical markets, today announced that EMC Corporation has named the company a Premier Velocity™ Partner with an EMC® Consolidate Specialty designation, better enabling the company to architect, sell and deliver complete end-to-end solutions combining hardware, software and services from EMC.
By earning the EMC Consolidate Specialty, Zones achieved superior solution competency through advanced EMC sales and technical training and certifications, further supporting Zones rolling momentum as a reliable solution provider of network infrastructure, security, storage, virtualization, mobility and unified communications.
“Achieving the distinguished Consolidate Specialty Designation from EMC supports our evolving solutions portfolio,” said Scott Priest, Director of Servers and Storage, Zones. “We are intent to be the leading, single-source provider of technology and believe we are poised for rapid growth as our solutions capabilities continue to advance and our talent pool grows deeper with best-of-breed technology experts.”
Most large enterprises continue to seek opportunities to centralize their storage and servers. Zones has continued to develop and expand its suite of solution sets to respond to this requirement and can now better design and deliver these solutions with EMC unified storage products and software. With more than a decade of solution provider experience and exceptional training and certifications from EMC, Zones is uniquely positioned to help these enterprises plan, design and implement their EMC information infrastructure products to effectively meet current and future information storage and management needs.
EMC Velocity Premier Partners qualify for the program by obtaining a required number of sales and SE accreditations, completing the velocity services implementation requirements, and the achieving one Velocity Specialty including Certifications for Technology Architects, Implementation Engineers and Advanced Sales Accreditations.
Zones, Inc. supports business, healthcare, the public sector, and specialty markets by applying innovative technology solutions across a variety of specializations including networking, security, software, storage, data center and virtualization. The Zones “Expert Connect” organization provides customers with the technical expertise needed for advanced solutions. Zones holds more than 55 of the highest distinct certifications in the industry including Cisco Gold, EMC Velocity Premier, Dell Server and Storage Technical, IBM System and Storage Technical, HP Enterprise Networking, and VMware Infrastructure, among others. Zones is also a certified MBE company. Incorporated in 1988, Zones, Inc. is headquartered in Auburn, Washington. More information is available at http://www.zones.com, or by calling 800-258-2088.