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Quest Named One of NetApp’s Preferred Cloud Service Providers

Solutions Focused on Helping Customers Make the Transition to the Cloud

Sacramento, CA: February 10, 2011 — Quest, a technology management firm, announced they have joined the NetApp Partner Program for Service Providers addressing customers’ needs for private, public, or hybrid-cloud solutions.

The NetApp Partner Program enhances Quest’s ability to guide customers in deploying a cloud infrastructure based on low-cost, predictable service levels. Through its collaboration with NetApp, Quest enables customers to support their business requirements today and then quickly scale as their business needs change, paying only for what they need.

Quest delivers the following cloud-based infrastructure offerings designed to simplify implementations:

  • Unified Virtual Data Center. Streamline your IT environment without the headaches from overseeing infrastructure transformation or adding staff. Quest’s delivery models, include shared, dedicated hosting, private or public clouds, with flexible, enhanced service levels and operational efficiency.
  • Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity. Quest offers cost-effective disaster recovery plans customized to help safeguard your systems and data and the ability to recover from business disruptions large and small.
  • Desktop Virtualization. Quest’s personalized virtual desktops, as a service, allows desktop administrators to increase control while reducing the total cost of desktop ownership.
  • Virtual Application Development. Throughout Quest’s nationwide Service Delivery Centers, developers can streamline new application development and performance testing in an environment simulating real-world conditions–without compromising day-to-day IT operations.

"The ability to understand the needs of our clients and then customize, efficient cloud solutions to meet those needs is essential to Quest’s business model," said Tim Burke, president and CEO, Quest. "Quest relies on NetApp storage and data management to boost the power of our infrastructure, enabling us to deliver flexible, scalable, and affordable virtualization, disaster recovery and business continuity services."

"Quest is one of several innovative organizations in NetApp’s expanding partner program ecosystem that plays a role in bringing cloud services to market," said Julie Parrish, vice president of Global Channel Sales, NetApp. "Our collaboration with Quest helps our mutual customers’ transition to a flexible, efficient shared IT infrastructure and to accelerate deployment of private and public clouds."

NetApp’s extensive storage expertise, innovative technologies, and proven best-practices make it possible for Quest’s customers to do more with less — and do it with more agility.

"With Quest’s virtual application development services, we can easily grow server capabilities and storage space at a moment’s notice, ensuring we can rapidly set-up and tear down environments critical in the development and testing process," said Clayton Pippenger, president, Versabill. "We no longer deal with infrastructure management headaches."

Additional information on Quest’s Cloud Services is available at www.questsys.com/netapp.

About Quest®

Quest is one of the nation's leading technology consulting and management firms, providing Professional, Managed and Cloud Services in business continuity/disaster recovery, data storage and co-location, security, networking, telecommunications, wireless, and technical staffing. Visit us at www.questsys.com.

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Contact Information

Theresa Campbell
Quest
800.326.4220
theresa_campbell@questsys.com