A new CEO for Servodata
Czech Republic: Petr Mýtina becomes the new CEO of storage VAD Servodata. The former CEO, Rostislav Jirkal, becomes CEO of Servodata Group, which is also present in Poland and Slovakia.
Servodata expands its services
Czech Republic: storage VAD Servodata has acquired service provider S-Comp Centre for an undisclosed amount. The company is specialized in Microsoft Professional Services and training. Its team and portfolio will help grow faster the service offer of the distributor.
Servodata invests in opensource
Czech Republic: in a bid to grow its competences in the opensource market, storage VAD Servodata has acquired for an undisclosed amount the local software editor and service provider Doxologic. Thanks to this acquisition, Servodata gets a highly competent team, to support its Red Hat business, and will be able to provide its resellers with a wide range of opensource software covering database management (PostgreSQL), electronic invoice (OpenB2B), middleware (JBoss), portal (LifeRay), RHEL or virtualization.
EMC provides Velocity distribution partners worldwide with new assembly services capability
Storage vendor EMC has enabled EMC Velocity distributors worldwide with the skills and resources required to assemble multi-vendor solutions that feature EMC's award-winning unified storage systems and next-generation backup solutions. Distributors worldwide will be provided with the technical training, proven methodologies and the backing of EMC's Global Services organization so they may assemble EMC VSPEX Proven Infrastructure and other solutions for their reseller Partners. By receiving a pre-assembled, proven solution on-site that has been customized to meet the customer's specific business needs, reseller Partners can immediately focus on accelerating the installation and implementation so that its customers can realize the benefits of the solution faster.
The new assembly capability for distributors builds on EMC's commitment to provide choice for how Partners assemble multi-vendor solutions. It also enables Partners to accelerate their profitability by focusing on value-added services to more quickly deploy the solution to meet specific customer needs. This announcement follows a string of other new EMC initiatives developed to help channel partners worldwide accelerate their customers' journey to the cloud. These include VSPEX Proven Infrastructure, as well as Velocity Cloud Practices – Cloud Builder and Cloud Provider – and EMC Cooperative Services, which were announced at the first annual Global Partner Summit held at EMC World in May.
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Servodata gets a new main shareholder
Storage VAD Servodata, which is present in Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia and which owns software specialist Abakus Distribution in Czech Republic and Slovakia, has welcomed the investment fund Genesis Capital as its new main shareholder. The goal of Genesis Capital is to help Servodata to grow in Europe.