Dell investment in GlassHouse
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 18, 2008–GlassHouse Technologies, a leading independent IT infrastructure consulting and services firm, today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Dell Inc.
The partnership includes an investment by Dell and provides Dell with access to GlassHouse’s intellectual property (IP), sales and marketing resources over a three year period. The partnership will not affect GlassHouse’s business model, with GlassHouse remaining a vendor-independent consulting firm.
“Dell is leading the transformation of storage IT to simpler, more manageable and robust environments,” said Stephen Murdoch, vice president, Global Infrastructure Consulting Services, Dell. “GlassHouse offers intellectual property and knowledgeable people that, when combined with our products and services, enhance our ability to help customers simplify their storage environments.”
“Teaming with Dell through a strategic partnership allows us to continue developing our IP to better serve our customers,” said Mark Shirman, CEO of GlassHouse. “Dell is a natural partner for GlassHouse as we are both focused on service offerings in the storage, virtualization and data center markets.”
About GlassHouse Technologies:
GlassHouse Technologies is a global provider of IT infrastructure services enabling organizations to consolidate, virtualize and manage their IT environments. GlassHouse delivers services through Transom(SM), a unique delivery framework comprised of proprietary software tools, methodologies and domain expertise. We reduce costs, decrease risk and improve service levels by providing measurable results and vendor independent solutions. GlassHouse focuses on the storage/data protection, virtualization and data center markets.
More information about GlassHouse is available at www.glasshouse.com