Greenwich Lanka, a leading systems integrator in advanced ICT infrastructure development in Sri Lanka reached another milestone in its quest to achieve supremacy in delivering efficient enterprise solutions by graduating to the Enterprise partnership level from VMware the global leader in virtualization and cloud software. VMware invented and pioneered Server Virtualization and is the undisputed world leader in the realm of virtualization and clouding.
Becoming the first software giant to offer a full blown next generation cloud operating system, VMware today occupies the top leader’s slot in the Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for server virtualization. Suran Fonseka, CEO Greenwich Lanka said, “As one of the very few and key enterprise partners of VMware in Sri Lanka, Greenwich continues to demonstrate its commitment in providing clients with countless benefits through virtualization and cloud platforms. Infrastructure Virtualization is rapidly proving its value in many datacenters and our collaboration with VMware is part of our focused virtualization strategy to map its technological innovation to a strong business case that reduces costs and increases IT efficiency.”
Vinod Krishnan, Regional Manager VMware India said, “We are very delighted in having Greenwich Lanka as an Enterprise Partner. We are very aligned in the way we approach our customers by constantly educating them on the adoption of virtualization, to equip them with the latest and best practices of IT systems such as cloud computing. Sri Lanka is a very important market for us; we believe that there is a potential for exponential growth and this partnership is a significant milestone to our business. VMware’s solutions will enable customer’s systems to be flexible while saving operational cost, using available human capital to the best and save energy. VMware offers the most trusted and reliable platform for building private clouds and federating to public/hybrid clouds. “ The VMware Enterprise Partnership deeply measures a partner’s engineering capability, marketing strategy, corporate vision, customer commendation and most importantly its focus and passion to fuel effective and viable datacenter virtualization solutions to corporate customers. “Given the marketing and technological landscape for virtualization in Sri Lanka, partnering with VMware was an obvious choice. The value and technology that VMware offers in transforming a physical datacenter infrastructure into a virtual cloud is undebatable. At Greenwich we distinguish ourselves by encouraging the adoption of virtualization through constant education that helps customers understand the compelling business case VMware Virtualization generates. We passionately believe that virtualization is not an ICT project but an ongoing journey that will lead you to a hybrid cloud eventually” added Shane Gunasekara, Manager Virtualization & Storage Practice of Greenwich. VMware delivers virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable IT organizations to energize businesses of all sizes. With the industry leading virtualization platform – VMware vSphere™ – customers rely on VMware to reduce capital and operating expenses, improve agility, ensure business continuity, strengthen security and go green. With 2010 revenues of $2.9 billion, more than 250,000 customers and 25,000 partners, VMware is the leader in virtualization which consistently ranks as a top priority among CIOs. VMware is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout the world and can be found online at www.vmware.com. VMware Virtualization tools enable organizations to virtualize critical, non critical business applications and the desktops in to a consolidated platform which can then be managed efficiently and effectively with sheer transparency to the IT users. This transformation yields enormous financial benefits as technological ones. The VMware enterprise status is an exclusive partnership classification offered only to a handful of selected Systems Integrators after a rigorous evaluation to ensure that the company abides by VMware’s global standards. Propelled and endorsed by VMware, Greenwich is poised in a very exclusive category in the domestic enterprise solutions market.