Long View Qualified to Resell & Implement Vblock Infrastructure Packages

July 14, 2010
Calgary, AB – July 14, 2010 - Long View Systems today announced it has joined the Vblock partner ecosystem, a community of partners that are qualified to augment, resell, and deliver Vblock™ Infrastructure Packages. These packages are an element of the Virtual Computing Environment coalition formed by Cisco, EMC and VMware. Now Long View can help customers accelerate their plans to implement a private cloud infrastructure based on industry-leading technology and take advantage of the critical IT efficiencies this provides. Vblock Infrastructure Packages are integrated, tested and validated data center infrastructure offerings that combine best-of-breed virtualization software from VMware, unified networking, security, computing from Cisco, and storage, security and management technologies from EMC – all with end-to-end vendor accountability. Vblock Infrastructure Packages support a broad range of operating systems and applications that enable customers to rapidly migrate existing applications to Vblock infrastructure to accelerate broad-scale data center virtualization. “We’re tremendously excited to be able to offer our customers a Vblock solution to accelerate their realization of private cloud computing,” said Patrick McGuinty, Long View’s director of business development in Canada. “Long View can now provide its North American clients with end-to-end technical support to optimize their Vblock solution from the Virtual Computing Environment coalition (VCE). Long View is one of the first partners in Western Canada to be part of the Vblock partner ecosystem.” Long View Systems qualifies for the Vblock partner ecosystem through its investment in technical certifications and partner designations for all of the Cisco, EMC and VMware products that comprise the Vblock Infrastructure Packages. As a Value Added Reseller (VAR) for EMC, and an ASN Implement and Velocity partner, Long View focuses on a range of solutions to create comprehensive coverage and integrated business technology solutions for its clients. Vblock 1delivers performance and virtualization for large or midsized companies and is suitable for data centers of any size, including remote-office locations. The Vblock Infrastructure Packages were developed by the Virtual Computing Environment coalition, which was formed jointly by Cisco, EMC and VMware. The coalition represent an unprecedented level of collaboration across development, services and partner enablement that helps minimize the risks in the infrastructure virtualization journey of customers to private cloud implementation. For more information on the coalition, please visit About Long View Systems Long View Systems offers flexible, end-to-end operational IT solutions for SMB to enterprise level organizations across North America. Our unique insight into the distinct business requirements of our clients, along with the strong support of our manufacturing partners, results in IT infrastructures that work better and cost less. Long View employs only the best people (more than 600 consultants) on the leading edge of established and emerging technologies. They work closely with clients to ensure success while providing ongoing value as part of a sustainable relationship founded on innovation and trust. Long View has been awarded the Cisco Customer Satisfaction Excellence Award for each of the last four years, more than any other partner in Western Canada. For more information, please visit ### For more information, please contact: Rachel Evans Manager, Marketing & Communications Long View Systems Phone: 1-866-515-6900 Email: Cisco and Cisco Systems are registered trademarks or trademarks of Cisco Systems, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the United States and certain other countries. EMC is a registered trademark of EMC Corporation in the United States and other countries. VMware is a registered trademark and/or trademark of VMware, Inc. in the United States and/or other jurisdictions. All other marks and names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective companies. The use of the word “partner” or “partnership” does not imply a legal partnership relationship between VMware and any other company.
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Long View Achieves Cisco Channel Customer Satisfaction Excellence

April 7, 2009
Calgary, Alberta – April 07, 2009 – Long View Systems (Long View), one of the fastest growing IT solutions providers in North America, is pleased to announce its achievement of Cisco Channel Customer Satisfaction Excellence status in Canada. This significant designation is granted to channel partners selected through industry surveys and based on an assessment of customer satisfaction results captured in the Cisco Partner Access Online tool. Cisco acknowledges Certified Partners that have the highest customer satisfaction distinction within each geographic region every quarter. Only the top 15 per cent of Cisco's channel partners are eligible. Customer Satisfaction Excellence is the highest distinction a company can achieve within the Cisco Channel Partner Program. We're tremendously honoured to, once again, receive this level of recognition from Cisco, said Kent MacDonald, Vice President of Network Services for Long View. Customer Satisfaction Excellence is a core value both companies share and a key driver of our current and future success. This achievement speaks directly to Long View's commitment to the success of our customers. Already a Cisco Gold Certified Partner, Long View's new status will be reflected in listings across Cisco's online properties so customers and Cisco personnel and partners will be able to identify it as having achieved outstanding customer satisfaction as part of Cisco's worldwide assessment process. "During the past two years, Long View Systems and Cisco have executed on several very significant initiatives and have achieved results that have clearly added strength and depth to our relationship. And, while everyone involved has consistently gone above and beyond in contributing to these achievements, no one has lost sight of what is most important ... the customer, Gilles St. Hilaire, Cisco Canada's VP Sales Western Canada, said. Maintaining Cisco's Channel Customer Satisfaction Excellence designation for the past two years reflects an unwavering commitment to customer success and serves as yet another reason why Long View Systems is a well established leader in the marketplace." Visit Long View's Virtual Partner Booth ### About Long View Systems Long View is one of the largest and fastest growing IT solutions and services companies with over 500 technical consultants operating from offices across North America. We offer project based technology solutions focused on IT infrastructure, as well as end to end operational outsourcing solutions for SMB to enterprise customers. We provide our clients with some of the best IT people anywhere and we have senior technical experts in key technology areas like virtualization, storage, managed IT services, networking solutions, unified communications, user support, and data center. Our rapid growth, customer references and our ability to attract the very best IT experts has made us an industry leader in providing companies with innovative, flexible and cost effective IT solutions & services. We are committed to being the best and continue to receive awards in technical expertise and customer service excellence from many of the top manufacturers in the industry. For more information, please For more information please contact: Rachel Evans Manager, Marketing & Communications Long View Systems Telephone: (403) 515-6900 Email: Copyright © 2009 Long View Systems; all rights reserved. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
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