SOURCE: Trace3


September 19, 2011 19:11 ET

Trace3 Announces North American Authorized Training Center for Riverbed Technologies

Trace3 Is Authorized to Offer Certified Training Across the Nation for Riverbed Steelhead Technology

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 19, 2011) - Trace3, a leading IT Systems Integrator that defines IT Strategy by providing solutions and services for reducing infrastructure complexity, today announces the addition of authorized Riverbed Steelhead courses. This is the newest offering from the Trace3 Training Center. The importance of this latest offering is to broaden the focus of Trace3's ATC (Authorized Training Center), providing better 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 the Trace3 Training Center. "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 training is based on real-world engineering experience and allows end users to get their certification, which is very important for every engineer. We want to provide the client with a competitive edge by providing them with the knowledge of how to leverage all the functionality of the Riverbed products in their infrastructure."

The Trace3 Training Center offers training courses that are designed to cover the administration, deployment and Troubleshooting of Riverbed Steelhead products from basic to advanced topics. The courses are instructed by expert Trace3 Engineers who actually deploy and support the Riverbed Steelhead products for their clients.

"Riverbed Technology welcomes Trace3 to our Authorized Training Center Program," stated Art Harding, Riverbed's Sr. Director Professional Services, Americas. "Riverbed has had a very long and trusted partnership with Trace3 and having them be a Riverbed authorized training center seemed to be a natural evolution in that partnership, they are very dedicated to empowering our end users and upholding our brand. Trace3 brings a whole new level of enablement due to their level of expertise in multiple practices, and we are confident that our customers are receiving the best education on our products."

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

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Contact Information

  • Trace3 Media Contact:
    Jason Aston
    Director of Public Relations
    Tel: +1 949 333 2346