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THINK iT Achieves NetApp Gold Alliance Partner Status

27 June 2011

THINK iT Solutions, an EOH company, has been awarded Gold-level membership in the NetApp Partner Program for Service Providers, a development which highlights its knowledge of NetApp’s technologies, and underscores its ability to provide an end-to-end solution from design to implementation to support.

A specialist in cost effective storage and data management solutions, NetApp runs an extensive global partner programme spanning alliance technology partnerships, resellers, service providers, system integrators and vertical solutions integrators.

THINK iT has already achieved Authorised Support Partner (ASP) and Authorised Professional Service Partner (APSP) status, and now has eight qualified sales engineers and five storage specialists in the NetApp arena.

As an official Gold-level member of the new Partner Program for Service Providers, it will receive additional storage expertise, resources and best practices from NetApp that will enable it to continue to meet the performance, implementation and disaster recovery needs of its clients seeking enterprise cloud-based applications and services.

Commenting on his team’s achievement, THINK iT Chief Technology Officer, Louis Botha, said: “Worldwide, NetApp is one of the best-performing storage vendors for a broad spectrum of applications and platforms, but specifically so when it comes to SAP, Oracle, Microsoft and SQL environment.

“Given our parent company’s standing as the top SAP service partner in Southern Africa, as well as its penetration of the Oracle environment, it made sense for us to add NetApp accreditation and skills to our portfolio.

“Of course, there’s also our tremendous respect for NetApp as a vendor and as a technology. We’re exceptionally proud of our team’s performance, and know that the additional expertise team members have amassed coupled with the higher level of knowledge NetApp will make available to us now can only benefit our clients.”