Datalink (NASDAQ: DTLK), a leading provider of data center infrastructure and services, announced today that it placed #52 on CRN’s just-released 2013 Solution Provider 500 list of the top technology integrators in North America. The company’s ranking on the list, formerly known as the VAR 500, has surged in the last four years from #195 to #72, #59 and now #52 based on annual revenues. The rise has been fueled by Datalink’s expanding portfolio of next-generation data center solutions and data center optimization services, which include cloud enablement, migration, as well as management, monitoring, and unified support.
The company’s focus on helping enterprises evolve to more agile data center infrastructures led CRN Magazine to label Datalink a “ titan of transformation” in the 2011 VAR 500 list, stating that the company has become “a services superstar” offering “a triple threat of professional services, customer support and managed services.”
Since then, Datalink has significantly strengthened its offerings to assist enterprises take advantage of transformational technologies and optimize their operations to drive greater business value. In the last 12 months alone, the company has expanded its managed services portfolio with the addition of both managed backup and unified monitoring and managed infrastructure services for virtual data centers; introduced a suite of cloud enablement services enabling organizations to validate how cloud-based infrastructures will impact their businesses prior to investing in full-scale deployments; expanded its suite of application, data, and infrastructure migration services; and added data center transformation strategy services to its advisory catalog.
Most recently, Datalink also added OneCall Support Services for Cisco to its support services portfolio. This service combines technical support with ongoing network monitoring and proactive maintenance to deliver a comprehensive approach for day-to-day care and continuous improvement of Cisco-based network and compute environments. Datalink’s OneCall service will expedite problem resolution by enabling customers to call one converged infrastructure services provider with expertise across storage, servers, and networking.