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Partner Watch, Jan. 9

Storage maker EMC acquires IT services firm Internosis.

Information management and storage provider EMC Corp. today announced it has acquired Internosis Inc., 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 partners.

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.

Here's what else is happening in the partner world:

Other Recent Partner Sightings

Recently Certified:

  • Network Engines (Canton, Mass.) - security appliances; Independent Software Vendor (ISV)/Software Solutions, Networking Infrastructure Solutions, Advanced Infrastructure Solutions Competencies; Gold Certified, Jan. 4.
  • Vitec Solutions (Buffalo, N.Y.) - business technology solutions; Networking Infrastructure Solutions, Microsoft Advanced Infrastructure Solutions Competencies; Gold Certified, Jan. 5.

Acquisitions:

  • Intervoice (Dallas, Texas), a Microsoft Certified Partner and provider of converged voice and data solutions, announced Jan. 4 its acquisition of Edify, a global supplier of interactive voice response solutions, from S1 Corporation, Edify's parent company.

About the Author

Dan Hong is the associate Web editor of MCPmag.com, CertCities.com, TCPmag.com, Redmondmag.com and RCPmag.com.

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