Insight Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: NSIT), a leading technology provider of hardware, software and service solutions, today announced that its U.S. operating division has achieved the VMware Healthcare Specialization. This achievement demonstrates that Insight is committed to becoming an expert in VMware virtualization and cloud solutions for healthcare customers. Further, in achieving this specialization, Insight acknowledges that this distinction and VMware solutions are key accelerators for enabling their growth in the virtualization market. Virtualization has become an increasingly critical investment for healthcare organizations seeking to reduce capital and operating expenses, ensure business continuity, and strengthen security. To meet this growing need, Insight teams with VMware to plan, deploy, operate and refresh virtualization solutions from the desktop to the data center. “When clients are looking to add more virtual machines or higher performing applications to an existing virtualized server environment, we help them understand how these will work with the other technologies already in place,” said Cameron Bulanda, vice president, Server, Storage and Virtualization Sales, Insight. “Insight continues to assist clients who are considering a move to virtualization or those looking to mature their virtualization of tier one applications. Our experience with more than 750 healthcare organizations gives us the expertise to help clients fully leverage their virtualization investments and assist them in their journey to the cloud.” “VMware is pleased to recognize Insight for achieving the VMware Healthcare Specialization. Achieving this specialization demonstrates to customers that Insight is committed to be an expert in helping healthcare customers virtualize their IT environments, enabling them to confidently select Insight as a solution provider capable of delivering VMware solutions to customers on the journey to cloud computing,” said Doug Smith, vice president of Partner Strategy and Operations, VMware. “We value our partnership with Insight, and we appreciate their efforts in achieving this VMware distinction.”
VMware has established specializations as designations of healthcare expertise that enable customers to identify partners with the highest level of VMware technical solution knowledge and experience. VMware partners with specializations are able to earn customer credibility by driving deeper into customer engagements, based on their knowledge and ability with the healthcare market.About The VMware Partner Network The VMware Partner Network is a comprehensive program that provides a common infrastructure, extensive sales and services tools, margin opportunities and industry-recognized training for the entire VMware partner ecosystem, including solution providers, technology partners and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). The VMware Partner Network is designed to help ensure a more consistent and successful user experience as well as help partners increase their business potential by improving their skills in VMware solutions. The program helps partners maximize their investments in VMware’s virtualization and cloud portfolio to provide customers with the best end-to-end virtualization solutions available. About Insight Insight Enterprises, Inc. is a leading technology provider of hardware, software and service solutions to business and government clients in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific. Insight is focused on helping organizations move technology goals forward in the areas of Cloud, Virtualization, Data Center, Unified Communication & Collaboration, Networking & Security, Data Protection, Mobility & Point of Sale, and Office Productivity. Insight has over one million business and public sector client cloud seats managed across the globe. With approximately 5,300 teammates worldwide, Insight is ranked No. 471 on the 2011 Fortune 500 and has generated sales of $5.3 billion for its most recent fiscal year, which ended December 31, 2011. For more information, please call 1.800.INSIGHT (1.800.467.4448) in the United States or visit www.insight.com. VMware is a registered trademark and/or trademark of VMware, Inc. in the United States and/or other jurisdictions. The use of the term “partner” or “partnership” does not imply a legal partnership relationship between VMware and any other company.