Datalink (Nasdaq: DTLK), a leading provider of data center infrastructure and services, was named Healthcare Partner of the Year by NetApp® at its recent United States Public Sector (USPS) Partner Summit, held in White Sulfur Springs, West Virginia. The award was based on Datalink’s strong revenue performance resulting from the design, deployment, and support of NetApp-based storage and virtual data center infrastructures for healthcare organizations throughout the United States. Healthcare organizations are increasingly challenged to address rapid data growth fueled by the migration to electronic medical records, as well as expanding medical imaging archives. Datalink works closely with mid and large-size healthcare organizations to transform their data centers, leveraging converged data center infrastructures, like FlexPod®, to deliver greater data center efficiency, scalability, and agility. FlexPod is a pretested and validated data center architecture that combines networking, computing, and NetApp storage. “We are naming Datalink the Healthcare Partner of the Year to recognize Datalink’s proven leadership in designing agile solutions for both the payer and provider healthcare markets,” said David Nesvisky, senior director, NetApp Healthcare. “This is the first award presented to a channel partner since the inception of our healthcare practice in 2010. Datalink sales, design, and support of comprehensive IT solutions for our joint healthcare constituents have been exemplary.” “We are pleased to be recognized by NetApp for our strong performance in the healthcare industry,” commented Datalink President and CEO Paul Lidsky. “Healthcare organizations are under intense pressure to drive greater efficiency, gain competitive advantage, and enhance patient care. Datalink has a proven track record of helping healthcare organizations optimize IT to facilitate the achievement of these goals.” Building converged data center infrastructures like FlexPod requires cross-discipline capabilities spanning servers, storage, and networks. Datalink offers a full suite of services, including analysis, design, implementation, management, and OneCall SM Unified Support for virtual data center environments. About Datalink A complete data center solutions and services provider for Fortune 500 and mid-tier enterprises, Datalink transforms data centers so they become more efficient, manageable and responsive to changing business needs. Datalink helps leverage and protect storage, server, and network investments with a focus on long-term value, offering a full lifecycle of services, from consulting and design to implementation, management and support. Datalink solutions span virtualization and consolidation, data storage and protection, advanced networks, and business continuity. Each delivers measurable performance gains and maximizes the business value of IT. For more information, call 800.448.6314 or visit www.datalink.com/cloud or www.datalink.com. Additional Resources Get Datalink’s take on IT on its blog.Follow Datalink on Twitter.Visit Datalink on Facebook.View Datalink videos on YouTube.Connect with Datalink on LinkedIn. NetApp and FlexPod are trademarks or registered trademarks of NetApp, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. All other brands or products are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders and should be treated as such.