SOURCE: Trace3

Trace3

September 19, 2011 18:40 ET

Trace3 Announces North American Authorized Training Center for F5 Networks; The Only Authorized ARX Training Center in the United States

The Trace3 Training Center Offers Certified Training Courses Across the Nation for F5's ARX Technology With Instructor Timothy Abbott, F5's 2010 "Partner Engineer of the Year" for the Americas

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 19, 2011) - Trace3, a leading IT Systems Integrator that provides solutions and services that reduce infrastructure complexity, today announces the addition of authorized F5 ARX® courses. This is the newest offering from the Trace3 Training Center. The significance of this latest offering is that it broadens Trace3's Training Center's suite to include authorized courses in networking, security and data management, thereby providing broader support and enablement to IT professionals.

"Our goal is to enable IT professionals so that we can accelerate the return of their cap-ex investments," said Sandy Salty, SVP of Global Learning with Trace3. "We want to empower our clients' entire IT organization with the solutions we sell, and then have that empowerment permeate down to the IT individual by providing them with exceptional training."

"The technical and industry experience of our engineers allows our clients & end users to not only get their certification but in one session provide them with consolidated years of experience on how to maximize the potential of their F5 investments. The Trace3 Training Center (T3TC) provides superior value because it is training for engineers by engineers."

The Trace3 Training Center offers training courses on F5 ARX family of products, providing students the ability to learn about the product architecture, in addition to configuration, administration, monitoring, and troubleshooting techniques. These hands-on courses led by expert Trace3 Engineers include lecture, lab, and discussions on the F5 ARX product family.

"F5 Networks welcomes Trace3 as the only F5 ARX Authorized Training Center in the United States," said James Dean, International Training Manager of F5 Networks. "Trace3's dedication to their clients' growth and empowerment is a great model for the channel. This expansion of Trace3 services helps customers further optimize technology deployments, and also supplement the knowledge base of their teams to realize additional cost savings. We are confident that the Trace3 Training Center upholds the high standards of both Trace3 and F5, and will continue to enhance Trace3's ability to serve as a trusted advisor for clients."

About Trace3
Trace3 is a leading regional IT Systems Integrator that specializes in developing custom solutions that reduce complexity within a corporate IT infrastructure. Trace3 helps clients maximize their IT infrastructure ROI by simplifying data management, virtualization, network security and application acceleration, disaster recovery services and new cloud computing initiatives.

As IT departments growingly move into "the cloud" and begin evaluating the cost savings and benefits associated with a shared infrastructure, it has become clear to Trace3 that in order to continue providing true value add to our clients and manufacturer partners, we need to fill a void in the IT market. That void being IT co-management services, where not only do we understand their IT environment and help them solve IT problems as Trace3 has traditionally done, but also provide them with 2 main features: 1) an IT vision (tokened "Define your X") that we aid in defining and achieving and 2) co-management services to achieve that vision. Co-management consists of several services ranging from the most basic, such as installation, to the most integrated, such as staff augmentation or residency. The goal of our co-management services is to allow the client the benefit of scalability of all infrastructure resources within their IT department. For more information, visit http://www.trace3.com.

For more information on training, visit http://training.trace3.com.

F5 and ARX are trademarks or service marks of F5 Networks, Inc., in the U.S. and other countries. All other product and company names herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Contact Information

  • Trace3 Media Contact:
    Jason Aston
    Director of Public Relations
    Trace3
    Tel: +1 949 333 2346
    Email: Jaston@Trace3.com