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Datalink Achieves Advanced Data Center Architecture Specialization from Cisco

June 9, 2011 by · Comments Off on Datalink Achieves Advanced Data Center Architecture Specialization from Cisco 

Webmaster ToolboxCHANHASSEN, Minn. – Datalink (Nasdaq: DTLK), a leading provider of data center infrastructure and services, announced today that it has achieved the Advanced Data Center Architecture (DCA) Specialization from Cisco. This new specialization recognizes Datalink as having fulfilled the training requirements and program prerequisites to sell, deliver and support comprehensive Cisco┬« data center architectures in the U.S.

The specialization provides role-based training in three essential areas: Unified Fabric for optimizing data and storage needs; Unified Computing for streamlining data center resources and uniting network, computational, storage and virtualization platforms; and Unified Network Services for advancing the way application delivery and security services are provided in the data center network or computing environment. Read more

Datalink Completes the Purchase of Incentra, LLC’s Reseller Business

December 21, 2009 by · Comments Off on Datalink Completes the Purchase of Incentra, LLC’s Reseller Business 

Web Hosting ServicesCHANHASSEN, Minn. – Datalink (Nasdaq: DTLK), a leading provider of data center infrastructure and services, today announced that it has completed the purchase of the Incentra, LLC reseller business. Based in Broomfield, Colo., Incentra offers data center infrastructure solutions and services to enterprise companies. With a purchase price of $8.8 million in cash, the acquired Incentra technology, consulting and first call support services business represents an estimated $90 million – $100 million in annualized revenue and approximately 2,000 enterprise customers throughout the U.S.

“With the addition of Incentra, Datalink is positioned to enter 2010 with an anticipated annual revenue run rate of more than $275 million driven by over 300 employees. Our expanded footprint and portfolio enables us to provide customers with the most complete data center solutions while at the same time fueling accelerated revenue growth,” said Paul Lidsky, Datalink’s President and CEO. “We are excited to have Incentra’s seasoned professionals and customers join Datalink. This acquisition will enable us to double our presence in Chicago and the Northeast, as well as create a significant presence with the well established Incentra west region with coverage in California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Arizona and Colorado. Our customers jointly depend on our ability to provide proven IT solutions with superior customer service. This transaction further strengthens our ability to provide our customers with solutions that span the data center stack. Our new combined team now has the experience to deliver solutions that solve the complexities of a virtualized data center which will deliver increased productivity and efficiency for our customers’ IT operations,” he continued.
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