Global Convergence, Inc. Inks Distribution Agreement with QCT
Hyper Converged Infrastructure Efficiency & Excellence Comes to the Channel
Oldsmar Fla. – (Marketwired – April 4, 2016) – Global Convergence, Inc. (GCI), a value-added distributor with a full, channel-driven IT services portfolio, announced today that it has signed a global distribution agreement with QCT (Quanta Cloud Technology), an advanced hardware and integrated systems provider to cloud datacenters worldwide, to support the channel’s increased demand for leading-edge technology solutions such as Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI).
QCT, a subsidiary of Quanta Computer Inc., is a global data center solution provider offering products and services to cloud service providers, enterprises and SMBs. Already a leader in hyperscale data center technology, QCT is now extending into the hyper-converged infrastructure space. It offers a full spectrum of data center products and services from engineering, integration and optimization to global supply chain support.
GCI will offer the full line of QCT products to include servers, storage, network switches, integrated rack systems and cloud solutions that will extend their reach into the hyper-converged infrastructure market, enabling private and hybrid clouds. QCT’s innovative solutions integrate software-defined infrastructure and big data applications with best-in-class hardware for seamless interoperability and optimized performance.
“With a proven track record of enabling Cloud Solutions, QCT is in the business of extending successful hyperscale experiences utilizing cutting-edge design, manufacturing, optimization and validation processes,” said Jim Bradshaw, CEO and Chairman of the Board of GCI. “Our new distribution agreement allows us to bring their expertise to our Solution Provider Community and demonstrates our continued commitment to deliver innovative services and solutions to the channel that create positive partner outcomes.”
The new partnership further expands GCI’s substantial portfolio of vendor solutions in the SDN space enabling GCI to bring to market carrier class and enterprise ready solutions, including open networking which allows provisioning and network orchestration to occur at lightning fast speeds. GCI delivers a beneficial channel-focused model for solution providers and system integrators building a foundation in the SDN market.
“GCI is continuing to expand its capabilities and offerings in the SDN space,” said Mike Yang, General Manager of QCT “GCI’s focus on the SDN market along with its ability to provide products, logistics and support on a global basis makes it an ideal partner to bring QCT solutions to enterprise and service provider customers looking to implement SDN solutions from a team that has proven itself in the market.”
About Global Convergence, Inc.
Founded in 1990, Global Convergence, Inc. (GCI) is the channel’s services and solutions company. GCI offers a strong foundation as a value-added distributor along with a full portfolio of channel-driven IT services. We specialize in voice and data networks and enterprise mobility, and offer everything from design to deployment in 170 countries worldwide. Learn more at www.globalconvergence.com or follow us on Twitter @GlobalConverg.
QCT (Quanta Cloud Technology) is a global datacenter solution provider extending the power of hyperscale datacenter design in standard and open SKUs to all datacenter customers. Product lines include servers, storage, network switches, integrated rack systems and cloud solutions, all delivering hyperscale efficiency, scalability, reliability, manageability, serviceability and optimized performance for each workload. QCT offers a full spectrum of datacenter products and services from engineering, integration and optimization to global supply chain support, all under one roof. The parent of QCT is Quanta Computer, Inc., a Fortune Global 500 technology engineering and manufacturing company. More at http://www.QCT.io.
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