After a thorough selection process, IT managed service provider Esteem has been selected onto The National Server and Storage Agreement (NSSA) purchasing framework by EMC.
With over 25 years’ experience in designing, implementing and managing large scale IT infrastructures and High Performance Computing (HPC) solutions to universities across the UK, Esteem were handpicked to act as a partner for the leaders in flash storage and virtualisation.
The NSSA purchasing framework provides universities and other affiliated members the ability to procure server and storage products with consistent competitive pricing, and reduces the buying cycle through a simple procurement process.
Esteem CEO Joe Connolly said: “As a highly respected partner to the education sector, we understand the many challenges that are faced by the market today and strongly believe the many innovative solutions that EMC offer will allow us to greatly enhance our ability to meet them. We are delighted that EMC have seen in Esteem a partner that is able to turn their market leading offerings into solutions that will make a difference and we very much look forward to developing a strong business together.”
Russell Poole, Area Manger, Public Sector, Channel & Service Providers UK&I, EMC said, "EMC's offerings are a great fit for the education market. Esteem's appointment reflects the credibility and competence that they company has demonstrated in delivering in this market. We are very much looking forward to forging a strong working relationship that addresses the evolving needs of the education market and builds on our existing successes in this area."
Article published: 12/09/2014