Lanamark Inc., a global provider of virtualisation sales and services automation platform to the IT channel, today announced a partnership with Avnet Technology Solutions, a leading distributor of enterprise computing products, software and services with locations in more than 30 countries. The partnership will enable value-added resellers, system integrators and system builders working with Avnet Technology Solutions to use Lanamark Suite to accelerate design and delivery of desktop virtualisation, server virtualisation and storage solutions to enterprises in EMEA.
“Lanamark has a strategically important toolset which will enable our channel to engage in early conversations with enterprises around desktop and server virtualisation initiatives, and then design and deliver end-to-end virtual infrastructure solutions using hardware and software products offered by Avnet,” said Mickey Bharat, Product Business Group Director at Avnet Technology Solutions, EMEA. “Lanamark strengthens our existing virtualisation portfolio in a way which will leverage significant opportunities for infrastructure products from our existing supplier partners like EMC, IBM and Sun Microsystems.”
Lanamark Suite enables value-added resellers, system integrators and consultants to accelerate design and delivery of supplier-neutral virtualisation solutions to enterprises looking to virtualise applications, desktops and servers. Solution providers can gather vital information about enterprise environments, analyse desktops, servers and storage to identify most suitable candidates for virtualisation, and then design optimal end-to-end virtualisation solutions with hardware, software and service components. Lanamark Suite supports servers, blade enclosures, storage arrays, SAN switches, HBAs and thin clients from Brocade, Cisco Systems, EMC, Emulex, Fujitsu, Hitachi, HP, IBM, NetApp, QLogic, Sun Microsystems, Wyse and other supplier partners working with Avnet. To learn more, please visit www.lanamark.com/avnet.
“Qcubed has been leveraging Lanamark Suite to shorten sales cycles and offer more effective IT solutions to clients seeking to virtualise their desktops and servers,” said Glenn Robinson, Managing Director of Qcubed Limited, a leading solution provider in the UK. “With Avnet Technology Solutions and Lanamark joining forces, we now have a single gateway with Avnet for building virtual infrastructure solutions using Lanamark Suite and for procurement of all the key hardware and software components in those solutions.”
“To maintain triple-digit quarter-over-quarter revenue and channel growth, Lanamark was looking for a strategic distribution partner to expand its global reach while providing partners with first-class access to Lanamark products and services,” said Mark Angelo, CEO of Lanamark. “Avnet Technology Solutions has a product, supplier and channel partner mix which makes it the ideal distributor for Lanamark Suite. The combined Avnet and Lanamark partnership will ensure that Avnet's channel partners are able to accelerate the delivery of desktop virtualisation, server virtualisation and storage solutions using the virtualisation sales and services automation platform from Lanamark.”