Kovarus Opens EMC Velocity Solutions Center

Apr 07, 2009, 11:00 ET from Kovarus, Inc.

Hands-on Data Center Lab Environment Gives IT Professionals a Glimpse at the Bigger Picture

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Kovarus, Inc., a premier technology consulting firm, today announced that it opened an EMC Velocity Solutions Center that unites Kovarus' data center design, implementation, and optimization expertise with EMC's industry-leading information infrastructure technology and solutions. The center located in South San Francisco, California provides a lab environment for IT professionals to test and demonstrate applications for virtualization technology.

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As an EMC Authorized Services Network partner, a Premier partner in the VMware VIP Partner Program, and a Cisco Advanced Technology Partner, Kovarus has deep technical knowledge to help their customers get the most value out of their multi-vendor IT infrastructure.

"This Velocity Solution Center provides Kovarus with the necessary tools to deliver increased value to customers through their relationship with EMC," said Pete Koliopoulos, Vice President, Global Channel Marketing. "Kovarus is combining its strong domain knowledge of EMC solutions that include technology from VMware and Cisco with their value-added services to demonstrate how they enable customers to enjoy critical IT efficiencies that virtualization delivers."

"During these unsteady economic times, people want to see results even before they make a purchase. Our EMC Velocity Solutions Center gives data center professionals a chance to test drive our solutions and see for themselves how to maximize their ROI's," said Peter Castaldi, Co-Founder and Principal of Kovarus. "Once in our lab, the solutions speak for itself."

The Kovarus team underwent extensive trainings and certifications in preparation for the solution center's opening. With the new lab built and the Kovarus team certified, their EMC Velocity Solutions Center showcases a number of demos including Exchange Business Continuance, SQL Disaster Recovery using VMware Site Recovery Manager and VMware View Rapid Deployment. For more information please visit http://www.kovarus.com.

About Kovarus

Kovarus, Inc., is a premier technology consulting firm, specializing in data center design, implementation, and optimization. With its extensive industry expertise and proven methodologies, Kovarus helps companies align IT with strategic business goals, support green IT initiatives, and maximize their return on technology investments. Kovarus' unique ability to converge virtualization, storage, and networking technologies gives its clients a distinct operational advantage, enabling them to improve the manageability, efficiency, and agility of service delivery. More information on Kovarus is available at www.kovarus.com or 650-392-7848.

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