Intel Online, EMC Team to Deliver Managed Storage Services
Intel Online Services Inc.
- By Scott Bekker
today announced it is teaming with EMC Corp.
to provide EMC storage solutions to e-businesses using Intel Online Services’
managed hosting environment. As part of the partnership, Intel Online Services
has joined the EMC Proven Program at the highest level and is participating in
EMC’s xSPerience Provider Program.
According to the agreement, Intel Online Services will use
EMC Storage Solutions as part of the managed hosting services that are
architected, tested, and validated in Intel Online Services’ research and
development facility. These services are then deployed in Intel Online
Services’ data centers in the U.S. and Europe. The services will provide
optimal performance for e-businesses as they scale from as little as 100 GB to
multiple terabytes of storage.
Intel Online Services EMC Proven status certifies its
investment in industry practices for information infrastructure and service
delivery. This certification includes such areas as automated local content
replication for testing and development, non-disruptive query or pre-staging
services, and enterprise backup and recovery. Customers of Intel Online
Services who use EMC solutions can in turn receive EMC Proven certification.
In addition, Intel Online Services, as a participant in EMC’s
xSPerience Provider Program, has access to EMC consulting and other services
that can maximize the benefit gained from using EMC solutions. – Isaac Slepner
Scott Bekker is editor in chief of Redmond Channel Partner magazine.