SOMERSET, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SHI International Corp., one of North America's top 20 largest IT solutions providers, today announced that it has received the Americas Region VMware Partner Network Award in the Solution Provider Partner of the Year Award category. SHI International was recognized at VMware Partner Exchange 2014, VMware’s annual partner event, held in San Francisco.
“We are pleased to acknowledge the achievements made in 2013 by our partners within the region,” said Frank Rauch, Vice President, Americas Partner Organization, VMware. “VMware is dedicated to educating and equipping our partners with the resources they need to master the new reality of the software defined enterprise that enables more agile delivery of IT services – for organizations of all sizes. We congratulate SHI on winning a VMware Partner Network Award and look forward to our continued mutual success in 2014.”
“For years SHI has helped IT organizations realize the potential of VMware technology, and has been among the first to offer new solutions, including VMware vCloud Hybrid Service,” said Thai Lee, President and CEO of SHI International. “We proudly accept our latest Partner of the Year Award from VMware as a testament to the strength of our partnership. As the trends of data center virtualization and software-defined anything (SDx) accelerate in 2014, SHI expects our relationship with VMware to be more valuable and strategic to our customers than ever.”
Americas region recipients of a VMware Partner Network Award were acknowledged in 12 categories for their excellence in performance and distinctive achievements during 2013. Categories included:
- Distributor Partner of the Year
- End User Computing Partner of the Year
- Emerging Markets Distributor Partner of the Year
- Emerging Markets Solution Provider Partner of the Year
- Enterprise Solution Provider Partner of the Year
- Mid Market Partner of the Year
- Renewals Partner of the Year
- Rising Star Partner of the Year
- Service Provider Partner of the Year
- Software Defined Data Center Partner of the Year
- Solution Provider Partner of the Year
- Training Partner of the Year
About VMware Partner Exchange 2014
VMware Partner Exchange 2014 is the leading global event for virtualization and cloud partners, bringing thousands of members from the VMware partner ecosystem together to discuss the future of the industry. With more than 190 breakout sessions and an exhibitor Solutions Exchange, partners gain valuable insight on how to leverage new technologies to deliver next generation enterprise hybrid cloud solutions to customers. To learn more about VMware Partner Exchange visit www.vmwarepartnerexchange.com.
About SHI International
Founded in 1989, SHI International Corp. is a $5 billion+ global provider of technology products and services. Driven by the industry's most experienced and stable sales force and backed by software volume licensing experts, hardware procurement specialists, and certified IT services professionals, SHI delivers custom IT solutions to Corporate, Enterprise, Public Sector, and Academic customers. With over 2,500 employees worldwide, SHI is the largest Minority and Woman Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) in the U.S. and is ranked 17th among CRN's Solution Provider 500 list of North American IT solution providers. For more information, visit http://www.SHI.com.
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