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November 17, 2010 12:00 ET

FusionStorm Awarded Technology Partner of the Year

Emerson Network Power Recognizes FusionStorm With Award for Expertise in Emerson Network Power Solutions and Services to Clients

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - November 17, 2010) - FusionStorm -- a national provider of IT consulting, technology solutions and managed services, announced today that it has received from Emerson Network Power, the Avocent® Take Command® Program, Technology Partner of the Year Award.

FusionStorm is an Emerson Network Power partner that delivers IT expertise to data center clients through a mix of IT consulting, technology solutions, managed services and cloud solutions.

The company was recognized by Emerson Network Power for its in-depth understanding of the challenges customers are facing, knowledge of Emerson solutions and support for customers.

"We are pleased to recognize FusionStorm for their outstanding performance as part of the Avocent® Take Command® program," said Tracy Collins, director of channel sales and marketing of the Avocent and Liebert businesses of Emerson Network Power in North America. "FusionStorm has demonstrated a superior level of expertise and we're proud to recognize them as a Technology Partner of the Year. We look forward to their growing participation in the new Emerson Network Power Innovation Partnership Program®."

Michael Souza, VP of Sales, stated, "We are honored to receive this award from Emerson. It validates our commitment to being the leader in the industry, providing comprehensive data center technology and solutions to our clients."

"We are pleased to recognize our valued partners who invest their time and resources in training and have committed to becoming experts in Emerson Network Power solutions," said Collins. "Our partners demonstrate a superior level of expertise and we're proud to work with them to deliver innovative solutions and services that meet customer needs and drive down costs. It is paramount that we recognize and invest in our most dedicated partners to provide customers an extensive network of expertise in the data center and build our business as we unify the Emerson Network Power channel program going forward."

"We partner with Emerson Network Power to deliver the best solutions and services possible to our customers," said Tony Balistrieri, VP of Partner Relations at FusionStorm. "We are extremely pleased to be recognized as Emerson Network Power Technology Partner of the Year in 2010."

About FusionStorm
FusionStorm -- "Making Technology Work" -- is a national provider of IT consulting, technology solutions and 24x7 managed services for enterprises of all sizes. The company assists organizations by providing complete solutions for system infrastructure, storage, networking, voice-over-IP communications, security, database, disaster recovery, managed hosting, cloud computing and managed services, both onsite and in the data center.

FusionStorm, the FusionStorm logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of FusionStorm in the United States and other countries.

About Emerson Network Power
Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson, is the global leader in enabling Business-Critical Continuity™ from grid to chip for telecommunication networks, data centers, health care and industrial facilities. Emerson Network Power provides innovative solutions and expertise in areas including AC and DC power and precision cooling systems, embedded computing and power, integrated racks and enclosures, power switching and controls, infrastructure management, and connectivity. All solutions are supported globally by local Emerson Network Power service technicians. Aperture, Avocent and Liebert solutions from Emerson Network Power help customers optimize their data center infrastructure to reduce costs and deliver high availability. For more information, visit,, or

About Emerson

Emerson, based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and tools and storage businesses. Sales in fiscal 2010 were $21 billion. For more information, visit

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