HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ViON Corporation, a cloud service provider and market leader in the design, delivery and maintenance of mission-critical IT infrastructure solutions, announced today it has been selected as a preferred partner by the University of Wisconsin (UW) to support storage and back-up for CIOs across the entire university system. The preferred partnership enables ViON to provide switches, tapes and tape libraries in addition to a range of storage technologies from Oracle, Fujitsu and Hitachi to the university’s 26 campuses statewide.
“The University of Wisconsin is one of the largest systems of public higher education in the country and their IT operation has a significant impact on the 180,000 students they serve each year,” explained Tom Frana, ViON CEO and Chairman. “This presents a tremendous opportunity to bring next generation storage and back-up technology to CIOs throughout the system who want to modernize their infrastructure affordably while increasing performance for future growth.”
The UW educates approximately 180,000 students on 26 campuses, and serves more than one million citizens through statewide extension programs. The system’s campuses in Madison and Milwaukee offer both undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including doctoral and professional programs. Eleven comprehensive campuses provide students both undergraduate and master’s degree programs in smaller, more individualized academic settings. The system is responsible for an economic Impact of more than $15 billion annually.
About ViON Corporation
ViON Corporation is a cloud service provider with over 37 years’ experience designing and delivering enterprise data center solutions to government agencies and commercial businesses. The company provides IT as-a-Service solutions including on-premise public cloud capabilities to simplify the challenges facing business leaders and agency executives. Focused on supporting the customer’s evolution to the next generation data center, ViON’s Data Center as-a-Service offering provides innovative solutions from OEMs and disruptive technology providers via a consumption-based model. ViON delivers expertise and an outstanding customer experience at every step with professional and managed services, backed by highly-trained, cleared resources. A veteran-owned company based in Herndon, Virginia, the company has field offices throughout the U.S. (www.vion.com).