SOURCE: Bluesocket


January 17, 2011 09:00 ET

Bluesocket Joins the VMware Technology Alliance Partner Program

BURLINGTON, MA--(Marketwire - January 17, 2011) - Bluesocket, the first and only provider of wireless networks that leverage virtualization, today announced it has joined the VMware Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program. The VMware TAP program helps technology vendors integrate their products with VMware virtualization software and deliver timely, joint solutions to mutual customers.

"We are excited to welcome Bluesocket as the newest member of the VMware TAP program," said Bernie Mills, senior director, alliance programs, VMware. "The VMware TAP program offers companies like Bluesocket the tools and resources they need to develop high-value solutions that meet the needs of our mutual customers."

"By using vWLAN® with VMware software, an enterprise can bring the scale and cost advantages of VMware virtualization to their WLAN. By eliminating the physical controller and making WLAN control and management available in VMware environments, our customers can operate their wireless access points from the Cloud. We are thrilled to now be an Elite member of the VMware partner program," said Chris Koeneman, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Bluesocket.

With more than 1,700 members worldwide, the VMware TAP program works with best-of-breed technology partners to provide them a comprehensive set of VMware technical and marketing services, support, tools and expertise to deliver enhanced value to joint customers.

Bluesocket, vWLAN® can be found within the online VMware Partner Product Catalog at Hardware products can be found within the online VMware Hardware Compatibility List at

About Bluesocket:
Based in Burlington, Massachusetts, USA, Bluesocket is a leading provider of secure, high-performance wireless networks for large enterprise customers. Bluesocket's award-winning vWLAN is a breakthrough innovation that brings virtualization to the WLAN. Based on a distributed architecture, the vWLAN optimizes security, accelerates performances, enables mobility, and provides unmatched scalability. vWLAN is the first and only WLAN with virtual control. Over 2,800 customers in 47 countries rely on Bluesocket's innovations.

Bluesocket, the Bluesocket logo, BlueProtect, BlueSecure and vWLAN are trademarks or registered trademarks of Bluesocket, Inc. VMware is a registered trademark of VMware, Inc. the use of the word "partner" or "partnership" does not imply a legal partnership relationship between VMware and any other company. All other trademarks, trade names and company names referenced herein are used for identification only and are the property of their respective companies.

Contact Information

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    Press Contact:
    Oonagh O'Regan
    Marketing Bluesocket Inc
    +1 617 571 3499