Business Connexion subsidiary and ICT managed services provider Integr8 has been awarded Signature Partner status on EMC’s Business Partner Programme.


Robert Sussman, joint CEO of Integr8, says the relationship between Integr8 and EMCSouthern Africa opens the market up to tier one service as well as benefiting from support from Business Connexion.


“Many decision-makers in business want to explore the opportunities offered by the cloud and leverage the advantages of this new model as applied to the control and security of infrastructure. The value of a trusted, credible business relationship is that it helps those organisations help to address any challenges encountered along the way,” Sussman says.


“This is where Integr8 and its incorporation into Business Connexion make a significant difference with the provision of ICT services and support that will enable our clients to lead from the front.”


EMCis a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a Service. The company has positioned cloud computing and data management as core service components.


Claude Schűck, Channel Sales Lead of EMC Southern Africa, says that Integr8 has complied with all the criteria governing the company’s reseller programme. “Integr8 adds value through its knowledge of the managed ICT services market, technical skills, competency and years of experience,” he says.


In addition, Integr8 recently acquired Solution Centre status on EMC’sService and Support Partner Programme, thereby strengthening its offering to clients.


Integr8’s Signature Partner status empowers Business Connexion to deliver a range of EMC services and products within Southern Africa. These services and products include the reselling of EMC hardware and software, implementation of solutions and relevant service and support.