SOURCE: FusionStorm

September 10, 2007 12:00 ET

FusionStorm Recognized With VMware Premier Partner Status

FusionStorm Achieves Highest Level Within VMware VIP Program

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - September 10, 2007) - FusionStorm -- "Making Technology Work" -- a leading systems integrator and managed service provider announced today that it has achieved VMware Premier Partner status. The VMware Premier Partner designation recognizes FusionStorm's growing relationship with VMware, providing virtualization engineering and consultative expertise to companies across North America.

FusionStorm has adopted VMware's virtualization strategy across all core technology solutions sets, including; systems, storage and software, networking, communications and security, and data center solutions, as well as through their managed services division.

Josh Krasnegor, FusionStorm VP of Marketing stated, "Our new VMware Premier Partner status allows FusionStorm greater access to VMware programs, which facilitate more end user education for our clients and other businesses, who are looking to implement a virtualization strategy across their organization."

"VMware is pleased to recognize FusionStorm with VMware Premier Partner status, the highest level within our VMware VIP Program," stated Carl Eschenbach, Executive Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations for VMware. "We value our relationship with FusionStorm and look forward to even greater success in the future."

Vince Conroy, FusionStorm's Chief Technology Officer said, "FusionStorm is honored to be recognized with VMware Premier Partner status. Virtualization is the fastest growing segment of our business and we look forward to taking it to the next level. Additionally, we are now launching a whole suite of new solutions, which include our IT Xpress Virtual Data Center Managed Hosting services available with VMware-powered virtual infrastructure."

FusionStorm will be displaying their VMware-powered virtual infrastructure Xpress Managed Hosting service, along with Sun Microsystems technologies at VMworld in San Francisco, California, on September 11th-13th, 2007. The FusionStorm booth at VMworld #1323.

About FusionStorm

FusionStorm -- "Making Technology Work" -- is a leading national provider of IT products, professional services, support contract services 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 and remote managed services, both on-site and in the data center. FusionStorm is VARBusiness' VAR of the Year for 2006/7. FusionStorm offices include San Francisco (HQ), Santa Clara, Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Diego, Seattle, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Denver, Albuquerque, Chicago, Dallas, Cincinnati, Bethesda, Boston, and Tampa. The company's web site is www.fusionstorm.com and the toll-free phone is 800.228.TECH (8324).

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