Panduit has signed a partnership agreement today with Datacraft to offer a comprehensive suite of integrated services and solutions to address diverse physical infrastructure needs of clients across Asia Pacific and Japan. This partnership will extend Panduit’s physical infrastructure solutions to the multinational corporations and small-medium enterprises sectors in this region. From today onwards, Datacraft will be able to provide end-to-end service to clients who wish to move their physical datacentre to a virtual datacentre. This service will enable its clients across all 13 countries in Asia to enjoy the benefits of virtualisation, like simplified operations management and increased availability, all at lower risks.
“By collaborating with Panduit, we can now incorporate best-of-breed unified physical infrastructure into our design, build, and manage capabilities. This is in line with our continuous effort to offer innovative and high quality solutions to our clients, that will further optimise our services and solutions,” said Andy Cocks, Director of Solutions Development Group and Alliances at Datacraft Asia. “Our clients can be assured that our combined solution will not only address their current needs but also provide a solid foundation for future virtualised environment.”
The physical infrastructure is critical to supporting advances in IT infrastructure for improving performance of high density server, storage and computing applications, increasing energy efficiency and thermal management, and reducing risk brought about by convergence. Panduit and Datacraft’s combined capabilities will help customers design, build and manage an integrated end-to-end foundation to mitigate risks, ensuring business continuity and enabling efficient operations.
Ron Partridge, Group Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing, Panduit Corp, said, “We have teamed up with Datacraft, one of the region’s leading IT services and solutions provider, whose capabilities and strategy align perfectly with ours and that of our alliance partners such as Cisco and Emerson Network Power. This partnership will enable us to jointly deliver a unified physical infrastructure across the data center, connected building, and manufacturing floor for our customers, who as a result, will decrease capital spend and operating costs in an eco-friendly manner.”