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April 23, 2012

Emerson Network Offers Comprehensive Training for Trellis Platform

Emerson Network Power (News - Alert) has introduced Trellis Pilot Partner Program to let channel partners effectively and successfully support the Trellis data center infrastructure management (DCIM) platform.

To be eligible for the program, aspiring companies underwent an intensive screening and interview process. Companies that qualified have the strongest data center strategies and activities in place, experience selling complex software and solutions and commitment to the vision and growth of DCIM.

Trellis data center infrastructure management (DCIM) platform is a real-time infrastructure optimization platform that allows the unified management of data center IT and facilities infrastructure.

Emerson Network Power delivers software, hardware and services that maximize availability, capacity and efficiency for data centers, healthcare and industrial facilities.

Through its Trellis Pilot Partner Program, Emerson Network seeks to ensure that resellers can help their customers realize the full benefits of this new DCIM solution.

As part of the program, Emerson will provide extensive training to selected partners, the company said in a press release. Hands-on training will enhance sales skills, involving comprehensive, multi-level, interactive support on Trellis platform technology.

“We highly value our partners’ diverse perspective and expertise,” said Tom Waun, president of global sales, marketing and professional services for Emerson Network Power’s Avocent (News - Alert) business. “Our partners are deeply engaged with their customers and understand their unique challenges. They also have knowledge of other vendor technologies that may be deployed in concert with the Trellis platform to meet customers’ needs for a complete solution.”

Companies participating in the Trellis Pilot Partner Program include ADN Advance Database Network Distribution GmbH, Cromatic Group, ePlus Inc., Forsythe Technology Inc., FusionStorm, ITM Communications Ltd., Kelly Communication Systems, Mirapath, Pinebreeze Technologies and PTS Data Center Solutions and Systems Supply, Inc.

Emerson Network Power recently announced details for its Data Center Solutions Tour, an educational series and technology road show that will bring industry-leading insights and innovations to more than 75 tour stops across the U.S. and Canada.

Edited by Braden Becker

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