Partner Watch, May 15

EMC Corp. acquires IT professional services firm Interlink.

EMC Corp. announced Thursday its acquisition of Interlink Group Inc., an IT professional services firm. Interlink will become a part of EMC's Microsoft Practice within EMC Technology Solutions, the information management and storage provider's professional services organization.

The addition of Englewood, Colo.-based Interlink expands on EMC's developing Microsoft-focused services and its acquisition of another services firm, Internosis.

Derrell James, senior vice president of EMC Technology Solutions, said, "The acquisition of Interlink represents another key milestone in our professional services evolution as we significantly expand our capabilities to build and deliver tightly integrated solutions for our customers' application infrastructures. As a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and the 2005 Microsoft Partner of the Year in the western U.S. , Interlink and its extremely talented employees have a proven track record for providing award-winning technology solutions for customers on the Microsoft platform."

Interlink's services will be marketed and sold through its existing team as well as through EMC's North American sales channels and business partners.

For more information, go to

Other Recent Partner Sightings

Recently Certified:

  • Green Beacon Solutions (Watertown, Mass.) - consulting and implementation services for Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), and Marketing Automation technologies; Microsoft Business Solutions Competency; Gold Certified, May 15.
  • Patni Computer Systems (Mumbai, India) - global IT services; Business Process and Integration, Custom Development Solutions Competencies; Gold Certified, May 12.

About the Author

Dan Hong is the associate Web editor of,,, and


  • The 2020 Microsoft Product Roadmap

    From the next major update to Windows 10 to the next generations of .NET and PowerShell, here's what's on tap from Microsoft this year.

  • 2020 Microsoft Conference Calendar: For Partners, IT Pros and Developers

    Here's your guide to all the IT training sessions, partner meet-ups and annual Microsoft conferences you won't want to miss. (Now updated with COVID-19-related event changes.)

  • Microsoft Closing Most of Its Retail Stores

    Microsoft on Friday announced a major shift in its retail operations, with plans to close most of its physical Microsoft Store outlets in favor of online sales.

  • Matrix

    Microsoft, Harvard Describe Joint Privacy Initiative

    To facilitate data sharing while still preserving data privacy, Microsoft and Harvard have embarked on a set of open source tool called the "OpenDP Initiative."

RCP Update

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.