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Westcon ramps up Cisco support

15 Jun 2012

Since we first partnered with Cisco 18 months ago, we here at WestconGroup NZ have seen the momentum that the brand is gaining in the NZ market, particularly around the Unified Computing & Server (UCS) portfolio. In response, we’ve developed a strategic focus with Cisco around UCS that provides our partners with experience and knowledge through access to skilled technical resources, UCS demos, and equipment. We’ve also provided the reassurance that we will protect our partners by maximising programmes around pricing and discounts.

Gaining #2 worldwide x86 Blade market share in three years – with 63 world records – is an incredible achievement. As Cisco’s route-to-market is via channel partners, the time is right to get onboard and grow with Cisco and Westcon.

We have seen that leading with Cisco UCS can increase resellers’ competiveness, differentiate them from their competition, win them new business and increase their value proposition with new and existing customers.

The reason is that UCS is a next-generation data centre platform, uniting computing, network, storage access, and virtualisation into a cohesive system and simplifying ITC for your customers.

Cisco UCS is easy to configure, integrate, deploy and support, and can extend new sales and solution opportunities by leveraging validated designs with NetApp, EMC, HDS, Microsoft, VMWare, Citrix, SAP and Oracle, just to name a few.

Today, more than 70% of IT budget is spent simply maintaining and managing existing infrastructure. The result is that IT organisations must continually increase resources to maintain a complex and inflexible infrastructure versus using them to rapidly and effectively respond to business needs. IT organisations are looking for ways to substantially decrease cost of ownership while increasing IT business value.

Cisco UCS helps address these challenges by streamlining data centre resources, scaling service delivery to increase business agility, and radically reducing the number of devices requiring setup, management, power, cooling, and cabling.

Cisco UCS will provide your customer business benefits by accelerating delivery of new services simply, reliably, and securely through end-to-end provisioning and migration support, streamlining data centre resources to reduce total cost of ownership.

Go here to find out how your business can win with Cisco UCS and WestconGroup NZ, and to enter the draw to win an iPad 3.