Partner Watch, Jan. 9
Storage maker EMC acquires IT services firm Internosis.
- By Dan Hong
- January 09, 2006
Information management and storage provider EMC
today announced it has acquired Internosis
, a privately held IT services firm based in Greenbelt,
Md., which specializes in IT strategy, application development,
IT infrastructure and managed services for Microsoft environments.
The move helps extend EMC's capabilities to build and deliver integrated
solutions around application infrastructure. Internosis will become
EMC Microsoft Practice within EMC Technology Solutions, EMC's professional
services organization, and its services will be marketed and sold
primarily through EMC's North American sales channels and business
Derrell James, senior vice president, EMC Technology Solutions,
said, "As a best-of-breed provider of services and solutions
in Microsoft-oriented application infrastructure and development,
Internosis significantly expands EMC's services reach and capabilities.
The addition of Internosis's extremely talented people and world-class
processes to our own growing professional services and solutions
business will help to further accelerate customer adoption of information
lifecycle management solutions. The addition also will improve on
our ability to provide specialized services and complete solutions
for our customers' rapidly growing Microsoft-based environments."
Robert Stalick, Internosis's CEO said, "Few companies in IT
have EMC's combination of a strong brand, industry-leading products,
solutions and service, and an 'A-list' of enterprise customers.
We're very excited to join forces with EMC and accelerate the delivery
of EMC information lifecycle management solutions in Microsoft environments."
Internosis is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and seven-time
Microsoft Partner of the Year.
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