Solution providers Monday pronounced they would acquire a intensity partnership between storage hulk EMC and possibly Dell or Hewlett-Packard.
The resolution providers were commenting on a Wall Street Journal report that EMC, underneath vigour from an romantic financier and confronting a intensity retirement of CEO Joe Tucci, had hold partnership and partnership discussions with both HP and Dell.
EMC, HP and Dell have all refused to criticism on a report.
“I consider it would be a good bargain for possibly HP or Dell,” pronounced Bob Venero, CEO of Future Tech Enterprise, a Holbrook, N.Y., craving IT resolution provider, No. 211 on a CRN 2014 Solution Provider 500 list and a partner with EMC, HP and Dell. “You would be shopping a good patron bottom with a lot of loyalty. we consider it would be a intelligent play for possibly HP or Dell to catch EMC.”
Venero was one of several resolution providers who pronounced a bargain would concede them to put some-more flesh behind a incomparable businessman with a low infrastructure portfolio vs. carrying to widespread out certifications and investments opposite mixed vendors.
Douglas Grosfield, boss and CEO of Xylotek Solutions, Cambridge Ontario, pronounced he would acquire a bargain by Dell to buy EMC.
“If a partnership were to happen, we would cite it if Dell done that leap,” pronounced Grosfield. “Dell has unequivocally done vital leaps brazen in a final integrate of years in terms of their bargain of a channel marketplace and a attribute they have to have with us as a VAR.”
An EMC/Dell bargain would “really facilitate things for Dell partners to see an palliate of a routine for accessing a EMC product line,” pronounced Grosfield.
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