SOURCE: Entisys Solutions, Inc.

Entisys Solutions, Inc.

June 23, 2011 13:31 ET

Entisys Solutions and Agile360 Recognized as the "Top Technology Practice - Virtualization" by Everything Channel During the 2011 VAR 500 Awards

CONCORD, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 23, 2011) - Entisys Solutions, Inc., the West Coast's #1 provider of enterprise virtualization and access delivery solutions from the datacenter to the desktop and into the cloud, and its Southern California division, Agile360, today announced it has been recognized by Everything Channel for having the "Top Virtualization Practice" in CRN's 17th annual VAR500 list, which ranks the top technology integrators in North America. Featuring the highest producing technology integrators and solution provider organizations in the IT channel, the VAR500 rankings consider earnings from hardware sales, software sales and managed IT services.

The VAR500 is a list of the largest value-added resellers, solution providers and integrators in North America by revenue size. Revenue size is determined by the amount of annual products and services sold over the course of 2010.

For more than two decades, Entisys Solutions has been delivering state of the art methodologies and broad solution offerings around Citrix Application Delivery Virtualization, VMware® Virtualization, NetApp® Storage Virtualization, Microsoft® infrastructure and HP converged infrastructure of products. Entisys Solutions and Agile360 are members of M7 Global Partners, a national network of the country's leading IT consultants, dedicated to delivering datacenter and desktop solutions with an emphasis on virtual desktop solutions for mid tier and enterprise customers and government agencies. This week, it was announced that M7 Global Partners has won the 2011 Microsoft Virtualization Partner of the Year Award.

"We have won many important awards in the Virtualization market, including Citrix Partner of the Year and VMWare Partner of the Year, and now the Microsoft Virtualization Partner of the Year award with M7 Global Partners. To be recognized among our peers in the VAR500 as the Top Virtualization Partner, is the greatest honor of all, and I am truly humbled by the designation," said Mike Strohl, CEO of Entisys Solutions. "As our clients will attest to, Entisys Solutions and Agile360 are committed to supporting our client's unique business requirements through the delivery of best-of-breed virtualization solutions, and that is most evident through our ability to dramatically improve cost-effectiveness and efficiencies of their day-to-day operations. I am proud of my team for both their expertise and dedication in establishing and maintaining our reputation as the 'go-to' authority on virtualization and access delivery, a designation which has ultimately earned us this accolade from Everything Channel."

"The VAR500 represents the top performing solution providers in the IT community," said Kelley Damore, VP, Editorial Director, Everything Channel. "Vendors of all sizes rely heavily on the VAR500 list to find those solution providers best suited to sell their products. VAR500 honorees are considered trusted business advisors, integration experts, and invaluable partners. Even more importantly, they solve customers' biggest IT business problems through product integration, training, consulting and services. We congratulate Entisys Solutions for making this year's VAR500 list and for winning the 2011 Top Virtualization Practice award."

VAR500 Executive Conference and Awards
The 2011 VAR500 list was announced at the VAR500 Executive Conference and Awards, an elite two-day conference designed for high-level executives to meet with VAR500 companies to discuss business models, technology offerings, and partnerships. Held June 13-14 at the Sawgrass Marriot in Jacksonville, Florida, the conference focused on channel marketing strategies and direction, offering actionable content to the top Solution Provider organizations in North America. Attendees learned the secrets for uncovering new market opportunities from industry experts, peers and fellow VAR500 companies.

A sample of the VAR500 list is available online at

Entisys Solutions and Agile360 are certified at the highest levels with HP, VMware®, Citrix®, Microsoft® and NetApp®. The companies hold Microsoft Gold partner status, and recently achieved Microsoft Virtualization Competency Status. Entisys Solutions and Agile360 have led the industry in designing solutions for Citrix and Microsoft environments since 1994, and are respected as the top West Coast partner by all ecosystem partners.

About Entisys Solutions, Inc. and Agile360
Entisys Solutions, Inc. and its Southern California division, Agile360 are leading the way in virtualization and modernization -- from the data center to the desktop and into the cloud -- through the delivery of state of the art methodologies and broad solution offerings around Citrix Desktop Virtualization and Networking Solutions, VMware Virtualization, NetApp Storage Virtualization, Microsoft infrastructure and HP converged infrastructure of products. Entisys and Agile360 also offer comprehensive Professional Support Services, complementary managed services and consulting and engineering services to mid-tier and enterprise organizations as well as government agencies.

With two decades of experience, and a deep understanding of today's most advanced technologies, Entisys Solutions and Agile360 have become trusted advisors to some of the most prominent companies in California. Together, the companies hold several industry-leading distinctions including Citrix Platinum Partner, VMware Premier Partner, Microsoft Managed Partner, NetApp Platinum Partner and HP Solution Elite Partner.

Among the many awards that Entisys Solutions and Agile360 have won over the years are Microsoft Virtualization Partner of the Year for 2011 (with M7 Global Partners); Growth ProPartner of the Year for the Western U.S. by Veeam Software; U.S. Western Region Winning on Value award from Microsoft Corp. for 2010; Top 500 Technology Integrator by Everything Channel for 2010; the 2009 Western Region Partner of the Year by Citrix Systems; and 2009 Highest Year-over-Year Growth - West for NetApp sales from Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions; the 2009 Healthcare Partner of the Year for North American by Citrix Systems; 2008 and 2009 State & Local Partner of the Year for North America by Citrix Systems; Top North American Reseller Partner for the Citrix Application Networking Group (ANG) in 2007; 2007 Citrix Partner of the Year; Top Performing Citrix Solution Advisor Partner for North American sales and revenue influence for Citrix XenServer™ and Citrix Desktop™ virtualization software solutions; runner-up for Citrix Solution Provider of the Year in North America in 2006; and, VMware Market Maker -- Americas Region -- for 2005 and 2006.

The corporate headquarters for Entisys Solutions are located in Concord, Calif. Agile360 has offices in Irvine, Calif. and Pasadena, Calif. For more information, visit or, call 1-877-ENTISYS (877-368-4797) or visit us on Facebook at

Everything Channel
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Contact Information

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    Scott Regan
    Senior Marketing Manager
    Everything Channel
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    (508) 416-1186

    Kathy Casdorph
    Director of Marketing
    Entisys Solutions, Inc.
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