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Panduit Optimizes Physical Infrastructures for VSPEX Reference Architectures Available through EMC Select Program

July 18, 2013, Tinley Park, IL

Panduit Corp.  announces the availability of pre-configured physical infrastructure solutions for EMC® VSPEX™ Proven Infrastructure - EMC’s simple, efficient, and flexible cloud solutions are now available through EMC Select, a program which helps customers easily acquire components that comprise an information infrastructure. Panduit validated, pre-configured physical infrastructure solutions support all VSPEX solutions to simplify procurement, ensure rapid deployment and optimize performance.

Panduit’s validated designs include an appropriately-sized dynamic (shippable) cabinet, pre-labeled connectivity bundles, proper grounding, and effective thermal and cable management. Panduit evaluates power, thermal and connectivity requirements of each active component. From this evaluation, a balanced and scalable rack elevation is created, integrated port-to-port network map is established, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) analysis is conducted, and proper load balancing is calculated.

Tony Balistrieri, VP of Partner Relations, FusionStorm
“The Panduit pre-configured solutions for VSPEX simplify procurement, deployment and maintenance. We can now bring the cloud to our customers even faster.”

Andrew Caveney, Senior Vice President of Global Marketing, Panduit
“Our extensive knowledge of the physical infrastructure, combined with the logical expertise of EMC simplifies cloud transformation for our partners and their customers. As a new member of the EMC Select Program, we are able to deliver value-added solutions that dramatically reduce the time and effort needed to get customers up and running.”

Chad Dunn, Director of VSPEX Business Operations, EMC
“As an EMC Select Program partner, Panduit can significantly accelerate the delivery of VSPEX solutions to the market. We know our partners appreciate that acceleration, the differentiation and the co-branding.”

VSPEX is a set of complete virtualization solutions, proven by EMC. Designed for flexibility and validated to ensure interoperability and fast deployment, VSPEX gives you the power to choose the technology in your solution while removing the complexity and risk that typically comes with designing, integrating and deploying a best-of-breed solution. With VSPEX, private cloud computing is more accessible than ever.

Contact to learn more about the pre-configured physical infrastructure solution for VSPEX.

Panduit’s pre-configured solutions streamline and simplify the entire lifecycle with a single part number to quote and order for a complete infrastructure. The rack-ready solutions with pre-terminated, pre-bundled network cabling save a substantial amount of time and effort in sourcing, provisioning and shipping. Panduit solutions for VSPEX are available to authorized resellers through EMC Select Channel Express.

About Panduit:
Panduit is a world-class developer and provider of leading-edge solutions that connect, manage and automate the physical infrastructure. Panduit Unified Physical Infrastructure℠ (UPI) based solutions help customers integrate core business systems for a smarter, unified business foundation. Our robust partner ecosystem, global staff, and unmatched service and support make Panduit a valuable and trusted partner.

EMC and VSPEX are registered trademarks or trademarks of EMC Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks herein are the property of their respective holders.