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Insight Integrated Systems

May 17, 2010 11:42 ET

Insight Integrated Systems Selected as Integrator Partner in Development of New "Cloud Commons" Community Site

Providing Managed Services Expertise and Integration Services for Cloud-Based Infrastructure Including Hardware, Software and Network Connectivity

ORANGE, CA--(Marketwire - May 17, 2010) -  Insight Integrated Systems (IIS), a division of Insight Investments LLC, the industry experts in technology solutions and financing options, announced that it was selected by CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) as the integration partner to support the development of a new Cloud Commons site unveiled this week at CA World 2010. Insight Integrated Systems is a specialized Value Added Reseller (VAR) with expertise in networked data storage and cloud-based services that integrates multiple vendor products to deliver one powerful solution for its clients.

Cloud Commons is a social networking collaboration environment designed to foster education, inspiration and the exchange of ideas around cloud computing standards, products and platforms. The site is planned to feature provider and services ratings, customer environment descriptions, editorial information, standards bodies, a provider directory and a marketplace section. Through this network, members will have the ability to collaborate on problem solving, have access to better information for faster and more informed decision making and foster the growth of new solutions and standards.

"Cloud Computing has become a real and viable technology that is robust, however in order for large enterprises to derive its true value, they must dedicate precious IT resources or partner with an experienced integrator like Insight Integrated Systems," said Chris Aliberti, senior vice president, national sales, Insight Integrated Systems. "As a specialized value added reseller and provider of managed cloud-based services, we continue to partner with best of breed vendors and integrate solutions to meet enterprise needs. In this case, we were thrilled to be in the unique position of being able to provide the technology, infrastructure and services to support Cloud Commons." 

To build the cloud-based platform that serves as the infrastructure for Cloud Commons, Insight Integrated Systems acquired and integrated redundant SAS70 data center hosting facilities and equipment, servers, virtual OS, routers and load balancers, firewalls, data storage, application support and network bandwidth connectivity.

"The mission of Cloud Commons is to provide a premier resource for sharing high-value, experience-based information about cloud computing," said David Hodgson, senior vice president in the Cloud Products & Solutions Business Line at CA Technologies. "We selected Insight Integrated Systems as a partner in this effort because of their rich technical skills, their active involvement in emerging cloud markets, and their keen understanding of our vision for this innovative online community."

About Insight Integrated Systems (IIS)
Insight Integrated Systems, a division of Insight Investments Corp., is a highly specialized provider of virtualization, managed services and cloud computing solutions to corporate enterprises. The IIS highly experienced team of professionals enables businesses to dramatically increase hardware utilization, reduce server sprawl, reduce the need for new equipment, reduced planned downtime, provide disaster recovery capabilities and slash operating costs. For more information, visit http://www.insightintegrated.com.

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