TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 27, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Insight Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq:NSIT), a leading worldwide technology provider of hardware, software and service solutions, today announced that it has been named the Americas recipient of a VMware Partner Network Award in the desktop competency category. The award was presented at VMware Partner Exchange 2013, VMware's annual partner event, on Feb. 26 in Las Vegas. "We are pleased to recognize the achievements made in 2012 by members of the VMware partner ecosystem," said Colleen Kapase, senior director, Partner Readiness, VMware. "VMware Partner Exchange is dedicated to educating and equipping our partner ecosystem with the resources and insights they need to help deliver first class solutions for the software-defined datacenter in the coming year. We congratulate Insight on winning a VMware Partner Network Award and we look forward to our mutual success in 2013." "We are honored to win the 2012 VMware Desktop Competency Partner of the Year award," said Brian Davis, senior vice president, product marketing. "This is the second desktop competency award we have received in the last year from our partner community. Our capabilities in data center, cloud and virtualization have helped Insight establish a leadership position in the desktop space and we look forward to delivering even more success with VMware end-user computing solutions in 2013." Partner recipients of a VMware Partner Network Award in the Americas were acknowledged by VMware in 17 categories for their excellence in performance and distinctive achievements during 2012. About VMware Partner Exchange 2013 VMware Partner Exchange 2013 is the leading global event for virtualization and cloud partners, bringing thousands of members from the VMware partner ecosystem together to discuss the future of the industry. With more than 200 sessions, including boot camps, breakouts, and workshops, as well as an extensive exhibitor pavilion, partners gain valuable insight on how to leverage new technologies to deliver the software-defined datacenter to customers. To learn more about VMware Partner Exchange, visit www.vmwarepartnerexchange.com 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 Office Productivity, Unified Communications and Collaboration, Mobility, Network and Security, Data Center and Virtualization, Data Protection and Cloud. Insight has sold over three million business and public sector client cloud seats across the globe. With approximately 5,400 teammates worldwide, Insight is ranked No. 460 on the 2012 Fortune 500 and generated sales of $5.3 billion for the year ended December 31, 2012. For more information, please call 1.800.INSIGHT (1.800.467.4448) in the United States or visit www.insight.com. NSIT-M The Insight Enterprises, Inc. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=13985 VMware is a registered trademark and/or trademarks of VMware, Inc. in the United States and/or other jurisdictions. The use of the word "partner" or "partnership" does not imply a legal partnership relationship between VMware and any other company.
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