6 Jun 2012 Hopkinton - Terremark, a Verizon Company, and EMC Corporation have started a strategic initiative under which both companies will work to identify, build and offer tailored, Cloud-based solutions built on Terremark's global service capabilities and EMC's best-of-breed, Cloud-optimized information infrastructure technologies. Through this strategic initiative, EMC will provide the advanced technology infrastructure for Terremark's Enterprise Cloud Private Edition offering as well as public and hybrid deployments. Helping drive innovation, the companies will expand the range of options for IT organisations seeking to improve business agility, gain greater efficiency, and control costs as they accelerate their journey to Cloud computing.
Additionally, Terremark has achieved Platinum-level in the EMC Velocity Service Provider Partner Programme. The Velocity Service Provider Partner Programme provides partner management resources and methodologies as well as sales tools and marketing campaign assets to help service providers more quickly and efficiently deploy differentiated cloud offerings built on EMC technology. The EMC Velocity Service Provider Partner Programme works with service providers as they invest in EMC solutions with the singular goal of delivering compelling Cloud services to the global IT market.
This collaborative initiative will leverage common channels through Terremark and EMC to bring to market a range of Cloud-based options for IT organisations seeking to gain business agility and control through Cloud computing.
Bill Scannell, Executive Vice President, Americas and Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) EMC Corporation, stated: "EMC, Verizon and Terremark have been working in the market for nearly a decade. Today, we're extending our well-established, highly successful alliance and taking our strategic partnership to the next level to help customers more rapidly realize the true benefits of Cloud computing. This announcement symbolizes the dramatic customer value that can be derived through joint collaboration and will help customers transform their business operations and ultimately deliver IT as a service."
David Small, Chief Platform Officer, Verizon Enterprise Solutions, stated: "We believe EMC to be an excellent strategic partner who offers advanced Cloud-optimized infrastructure technology. Together, we can harness the power of our disruptive innovations to help customers increase their business value."