ePlus Offers Cloud Readiness Assessment Services to Provide Customers With Prioritized Roadmaps to the Cloud
HERNDON, Va., July 31, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ePlus inc. (PLUS) announced today a new assessment service as part of its eCloud" solution called the eCloud Readiness Consultation. The Readiness Consultation is the first step in ePlus' systematic approach to enabling customer's cloud computing, from assessment through execution and on-going managed services and security monitoring. Through the eCloud Readiness Consultation, ePlus identifies the best cloud adoption strategy and creates a prioritized roadmap tailored to the customer's unique requirements.
The eCloud Readiness Consultation includes a thorough review and analysis of a customer's entire enterprise computing environment to map the full cloud potential to its existing IT architecture, business drivers, and particular needs. The final report includes a client's current and future state assessments as well as implementation and migration planning with specific recommendations customized to meet its needs.
"There are many challenges and options to carefully consider when taking the path to cloud computingfrom selecting the right cloud architecture to handling security, the impact on the network, contract terms, service commitments, service level agreements, and more," said Mark Marron, president of ePlus Technology. "ePlus has the technical expertise, demonstrated experience, and broad perspective to help our customers map their course to the cloudfaster, more effectively, and with a lower cost."
ePlus is a leading integrator of private and hybrid cloud solutions. Its eCloud (Enterprise Cloud) solution set helps customers develop a cloud computing strategy and offers implementation and execution that is tailored specifically to their business and leverages their previous IT infrastructure investments. As part of the ePlus Service Advantage, Data Center solutions, ePlus offers the following cloud services:
- eCloud Readiness Consultation to assess and design an optimal cloud computing strategy
- Best-in-class infrastructure components from major manufacturers, including FlexPod, HP CloudSystem, and Vblock
- Cloud automation and management tools that enable a self-service IT portal for auto-provisioning, management, monitoring, and chargeback
- Cloud Support Services for both public and private cloud computing environments
- Security Services to ensure data protection, asset visibility, and user access and control are deployed in any cloud strategy
- Cloud Managed Services to assist customers with the on-going management and optimization of complex, multi-vendor, interoperable private and hybrid cloud solutions
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For more information about ePlus' eCloud Readiness Consultation and the entire eCloud solution offering, visit http://www.eplus.com/datacenter/Pages/ecloud.aspx . For more information about the ePlus Service Advantage, ePlus' comprehensive suite of lifecycle services, visit http://www.eplus.com/services/Pages/default.aspx .
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