HYPER-CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE, APPLICATION INFRASTRUCTURE
CDS | February 01, 2023
Leading multi-vendor services (MVS) provider for data centers, CDS, recently announced its record YoY growth, a 15% rise in revenue compared to 2021.
With a strong emphasis on boosting efficiency and finding practical, affordable solutions to optimize data centers, CDS has released two key updates to its software platform. First, the Raytrix MVS platform gets the new Enterprise Pricing Module, which enables customers to get faster data center maintenance quotes. The latest update with direct access to the CDS pricing engine enable partners to accelerate revenue opportunities by generating pricing quotes more quickly.
The new Data Center Modernization Assessment Service by CDS helps partners identify opportunities and unlock savings in their existing enterprise systems. Additionally, this service increases its monitoring capabilities and doubled CDS’ capacity to connect with more enterprise storage systems, find possible issues, and fix them before they impact performance.
Daniel Newton, CEO of CDS, said, “Our partner-first approach, coupled with our deep industry expertise, continues to build trust with our OEM partners and their major customers.” He further added, “With economic uncertainty being a top concern for many enterprises today, we’re looking out for their cost and operational efficiencies so they can focus on meeting the needs of their customers. In 2023, CDS is looking to expand our global footprint by increasing recognition of the strategic and cost-effective importance that multi-vendor services can bring to data centers and IT organizations worldwide.”
(Source – Business Wire)
CDS is the top supplier of multi-vendor support (MVS) services for data centers. High-end storage, server, and network devices are supported for mission-critical data centers via its Raytrix MVS software platform. Through OEMs and channel partners, CDS provides post-warranty support services for a variety of customers across the Americas, EMEA, Asia Pacific, and Japan. The company's maintenance and support services are created to increase the return on investment for these systems by extending the useful life of the IT infrastructure of its clients. With the help of its partnerships with the top worldwide providers of data center infrastructure, CDS is supporting over 700 customers in 45 countries to unlock data center spending across business IT infrastructure with various maintenance needs and cost containment requirements.
HYPER-CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE, APPLICATION STORAGE
ePlus inc. | February 14, 2023
On February 13, 2023, ePlus Inc., announced the evolution of its Cloud Disaster Recovery and Cloud Hosted Infrastructure services to allow quicker cloud adoption while removing the operational burden of maintaining data center infrastructure. ePlus Cloud
Hosted Services, which are powered by VMware Cloud on AWS, include:
ePlus Cloud Hosted Infrastructure, provides a specialized VMware Cloud environment operating on AWS Global Infrastructure to speed and simplify the migration of workloads to the cloud. With proximity to AWS native services, enterprises can upgrade applications selectively over time to boost agility and save costs.
ePlus Cloud Disaster Recovery offers off-site replication using the most recent VMware data security advancements with ransomware detection and AWS high-performance, on-demand infrastructure. This solution is tailored to the unique recovery needs of each firm and lowers initial capital expenditures with a flexible consumption-based pricing structure. ePlus builds on a decade of providing cloud disaster recovery failover assistance and testing to help companies decrease risk and prepare for the unexpected.
The VP of cloud and data center solutions at ePlus, Justin Mescher, said, "This evolution of our Cloud Hosted Services supports ePlus' strategy to extend the data center to the cloud and accelerate cloud adoption." He added, "Through this offering, we help customers leverage a familiar VMware platform to protect and move workloads out of the data center while connecting them to AWS in support of application modernization goals."
(Source – PR Newswire)
About ePlus inc.
ePlus, Inc. is an American firm based in Herndon, Virginia, that sells and finances IT assets. In 1999, the business previously known as MLC Holdings, Inc. changed the name to ePlus, Inc. It has an unshakable and unrelenting commitment to leverage technology to generate innovative and disruptive business solutions for its clients. It has proudly achieved more than 30 years of success in the business, guiding customers through adversity, rapidly changing environments, and other obstacles by providing a comprehensive portfolio of solutions as well as a full range of consultative and managed services across the technology spectrum. The firm is a trusted adviser, providing enterprises across all industry sectors with knowledge, credentials, talent, and a comprehensive grasp of new technologies, including security, data centers, cloud, networking, collaboration, and emerging solutions.
HYPER-CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE, APPLICATION STORAGE
Kofax | March 13, 2023
Kofax, a leading Intelligent Automation platform for digital workflow transformation, recently announced the latest version of Printix, its cloud print management SaaS offering. Printix helps organizations with their all-cloud strategies and eliminates the need for print server infrastructure by giving them a full print infrastructure and environment that improves efficiency and productivity and saves money.
Printix supports Single Sign-on (SSO) with Microsoft Azure Active Directory and is deployable with Microsoft Endpoint Manager. The product is made to be scalable and can handle any number of users, multi-function devices (MFDs) and printers for mobile printing, secure and flexible printing, and document capture workflows.
Key features of Kofax Printix summarized:
Next-generation capture: scan or capture documents to the Printix Cloud and generate PDFs
Simple print management : manage centrally, the printers from web browsers; connect new printers from a computer, tablet or a smartphone
Print-later and print-anywhere capabilities: Users can send documents to a printer from the Printix app when they get to the printer or release documents at any time with the Print Later feature.
Automatic printer discovery: As users come and go, Printix lets users automatically find the print network, integrate printers and drivers, and set up or get rid of printers and print queues
Advanced Microsoft integration: Printix works well with Microsoft Azure Active Directory and can be easily set up with EndPoint Manager and Single Sign-On. This gives users, confidence and takes away the need for IT and administration work.
Complete support for network printers: Users can print to any printer from any device, as the system supports a diversified range of devices from different manufacturers
Rod Hughes, Vice President, Product Strategy at Kofax said, "This edition of Printix completely eliminates print servers from network infrastructure and replaces them with a secure, cloud-managed print infrastructure with next-generation integrated capture."
(Source – Business Wire)
Kofax founded in 1985 and headquartered in Irvine (California), Kofax digitally transform content-intensive workflows. They provide a software platform for intelligent automation and a number of solutions that are meant to digitally change business workflows. Their software platform uses advanced technologies like cognitive capture, analytics, robotic process automation (RPA), process orchestration, and mobile capabilities to help businesses become more competitive, grow, and make more profits. Their platform also helps businesses become more resilient by making it easy for them to adjust quickly to changing market conditions and reduce compliance risks.