London, United Kingdom – (The Hosting News) – January 12, 2009 – Web hosting managed services company, Attenda Limited, has been selected to become a member of the VMware Partner Community, for SAP Solutions.
Simon Hansford, Vice President of Products and Marketing at Attenda remarked, ”We provide all of our clients with best practices, people skills and technology to ensure that our environments deliver superior design, transition, operations and service improvement. This provides our SAP clients with confidence in IT certainty and agility for their business.”
Attenda is the first UK partner to join this community, which VMware has built around partners who can help mutual customers virtualise their SAP environments and share in VMware initiatives focused on SAP.
As a VMware Authorized Consultant (VAC) partner, a founding member of the VMware Service Provider Program (VSPP) and an SAP Hosting Partner, Attenda brings to the VMware Partner Community for SAP Solutions a proven track record in the design and deployment of virtualised hosting infrastructures based on the industry-leading VMware virtualisation platform.
Voted VMware EMEA Hosting Partner of the Year at VMworld Europe 2008, Attenda adds the strength and depth of hosting expertise to the program with its growing base of clients who are adopting virtualised hosting environments for their business-critical applications.
Christoph Reisbeck, Director, SAP alliance for VMware added, ”Attenda’s proven SAP track record and commitment to best practices and standards helps ensure the delivery of highly available IT services. With its strong customer base and expertise in VMware virtualisation, Attenda is a valuable addition to the VMware Partner Community for SAP Solutions. Attenda possesses the experience and resources required to deploy VMware-virtualised SAP solutions not only in development and test but in live production environments.”
For SAP users, VMware Infrastructure offers a cost-effective platform for SAP production, pre-production, development and training environments, providing greater flexibility and agility with the additional benefit of economical and reliable disaster recovery.
The new VMware Partner Community for SAP Solutions gives Attenda access to VMware SAP experts and a forum to communicate with other partners in the community. Through its community membership, Attenda will also have access to intellectual property for configuring, architecting, deploying and operating SAP solutions in VMware environments.
Attenda, the Always On Managed Services company, manages those vital applications that every business relies upon today to function effectively allowing our clients to selectively outsource their IT operations and re-focus on using IT to add strategic value to their business. Through a commitment to operational excellence, we manage, secure and optimise the performance of their applications, irrespective of the physical location of the infrastructure.
With over 8 years’ investment into Attenda M.O., Attenda’s operations platform, we provide the people, process and technology to deliver exceptionally high service levels, but at a cost that is amortised across Attenda’s entire client base – currently 134 of the UK’s leading companies.
The company enjoys substantial financial backing, the industry’s leading accreditations and an unrivalled portfolio of clients including bmi, Christian Aid, easyCar, Microsoft, NHS, Princes, St. James’s Place and Travelodge.
Attenda is ISO9001, ISO20001 and ISO27001 accredited, an HP SP Signature Partner, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, a SAP Adaptive IT Hosting Provider, a SunTone accredited managed service provider and an Accredited Catalist Supplier. Attenda is one of only seven companies to have been ranked in the UK’s Sunday Times ARM Tech Track 100 for three consecutive years. It was voted Best Managed Services Provider by Data Centre Europe Awards for both 2007 and 2008 and VMware’s EMEA Hosting Partner of the Year 2007.
To learn more, please visit: www.attenda.net.