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Mike French, Chief Marketing Officer
01/15/14 at 01:05 pm
Organic growth & Large Acquisitions in the IT Solutions Sector I am often asked what the Presidio evolution story is. How did Presidio grow to be a multibillion dollar Solutions Provider so quickly? The answer is that some of the growth has been organic, but the real story is one of successful acquisitions, which is difficult to do on this scale in any industry.
by Dan Stephens and Keith Ridgway
01/10/14 at 03:29 am
Collaboration is about results, the business value generated from being able to communicate efficiently and effectively with co-workers, business partners and customers.  Collaboration tools should enable and simplify that communication without cultural disruption.  Cloud enabled application deployments are happening faster than anticipated, BYOD is driving more than phone choices; user experience is of paramount importance.    Cisco Jabber and Microsoft Lync are two such tools that I refer to as Collaboration Control Panels because they are helping to coordinate communication methods effec
By Matt Rehm, Director Collaboration-Strategic Technology Group, Presidio
12/09/13 at 08:29 am
If your company finds it challenging to get mobile employee and customers to give your corporate apps a chance, you’re not alone. The consumer experience that leading device manufacturers deliver on smartphones and tablets has raised the bar for what end users now expect. They want easy access to their apps, and they want an experience similar to what they see on desktop computers wired into corporate networks.
Steve Hanney, Sequoia
12/06/13 at 09:00 am
Optimizing Hybrid IT environments OK now that we’ve covered the positioning of Services, Applications and Workloads, it is now time for us to talk through the critical next step in the journey to optimizing your Hybrid IT environment – application and workload characterization. The characterization process, sometimes known as workload placement, is a necessary step in the journey to Hybrid IT and is necessary to ensure that the right service, application and/or workload is placed in the best delivery model.
Steve Hanney
11/20/13 at 12:25 pm
With the introduction of Virtualization and Cloud Computing over the past 5-10 years CIOs have a growing number of options for how they provide IT services to their users. Each of these options are viable for specific situations and use cases. With this in mind, progressive CIO’s are actively taking advantage of these options to develop a Hybrid IT model encompassing on premise dedicated, shared and private Cloud services combined with colocation/hosting and Public Cloud services.
11/20/13 at 12:09 pm
Greenbelt, MD - November 20, 2013 – Presidio today announced that they have been recognized by Cisco Systems as the Internet of Things (IoT) Partner of the Year. Presidio was presented the award by Cisco’s Chief Futurist, Dave Evans, at the Presidio Exchange Event in Orlando Florida, November 14-15, 2013 at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort.  During the award presentation Evans stated, “Presidio is one of the first partners to recognize and embrace all of Cisco's IoT technologies and solutions.”
11/15/13 at 12:07 pm
New York, NY - November 15, 2013 – Presidio today announced that their engineering and sales leadership event, Exchange 2013, will host over 1,000 engineering and sales leaders from the company. Exchange 2013 is sponsored by Presidio’s strategic partners Cisco Systems and EMC as well as 70 other ecosystem partners. Exchange is a focused training and knowledge transfer event that allows the Presidio engineering and sales teams to meet with key partners for in depth training sessions over the course of two days.
11/06/13 at 09:38 am
November 7th, 2013 (Greenbelt, MD) – Presidio today announced that their website launched earlier this year, www.presidio.com, has been recently recognized for multiple awards by Content Marketing Institute and  the Web Marketing Association.
10/29/13 at 07:51 am
NEW YORK, NY – October 29, 2013 – Presidio today announced that it received three Cisco Contact Center awards from the Cisco Americas Customer Collaboration Sales Summit that took place September 11-12 in Dallas, TX. Presidio also received the Customer Lifecycle award from the 2013 Cisco Collaboration Summit that took place October 20-24 in Boca Raton, Florida.
a Sequoia Whitepaper
10/15/13 at 07:57 am
Executive Overview Hybrid IT vs Hybrid Cloud Today’s CIOs are responsible for variety of application and infrastructure services (dedicated and virtualized) and in many cases are on the path to offering Private Clouds. In addition the same IT organizations are managing a portfolio of service providers for with Public Cloud services and Management Services. The combination of all of these delivery options is defined as Hybrid IT. So in effect most modern IT organizations are already Hybrid IT enabled.
a Sequoia Whitepaper
10/15/13 at 07:57 am
Executive Overview Hybrid IT vs Hybrid Cloud Today’s CIOs are responsible for variety of application and infrastructure services (dedicated and virtualized) and in many cases are on the path to offering Private Clouds. In addition the same IT organizations are managing a portfolio of service providers for with Public Cloud services and Management Services. The combination of all of these delivery options is defined as Hybrid IT. So in effect most modern IT organizations are already Hybrid IT enabled.
a Sequioa Whitepaper
10/15/13 at 06:53 am
Executive Overview Converged Infrastructure Enables Advanced IT Information Technology continues to evolve at a dizzying rate. With the advent of Virtualization and Cloud Computing the IT industry has taken a new path – bringing together all of the core technologies used in the data center into pre-integrated converged platforms that combine storage, network and compute. These platforms are optimized for a virtualization and shared infrastructure model – moving away from traditional dedicated platforms for individual applications.
a Sequioa Whitepaper
10/15/13 at 06:53 am
Executive Overview Converged Infrastructure Enables Advanced IT Information Technology continues to evolve at a dizzying rate. With the advent of Virtualization and Cloud Computing the IT industry has taken a new path – bringing together all of the core technologies used in the data center into pre-integrated converged platforms that combine storage, network and compute. These platforms are optimized for a virtualization and shared infrastructure model – moving away from traditional dedicated platforms for individual applications.
10/11/13 at 03:42 am
My name is Tony Kaperick and I am a Senior Account Executive at Presidio.
Sean Walls, Senior Consulting Practice Manager
09/26/13 at 08:08 am
The world's largest corporations and small Internet stores have one thing in common and that is keeping their customer’s payment card data secure.  The industry standard for security standards and compliance has been set by PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). This is a key business driver for all merchants who accept credit cards, online or offline. The number of transactions processed annually determines the specific compliance requirements that are required; however, compliance enforcement is managed by the individual payment brands.
Sean Walls, Senior Consulting Practice Manager
09/26/13 at 08:08 am
The world's largest corporations and small Internet stores have one thing in common and that is keeping their customer’s payment card data secure.  The industry standard for security standards and compliance has been set by PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). This is a key business driver for all merchants who accept credit cards, online or offline. The number of transactions processed annually determines the specific compliance requirements that are required; however, compliance enforcement is managed by the individual payment brands.
09/11/13 at 04:48 pm
Business Challenge Since its opening with 50 beds in 1954, the story of Chilton Hospital in northwestern New Jersey has been punctuated by a few significant growth spurts. The addition of a second facility in 1971 was followed by a consolidation and further expansion of its two buildings in 1984. The most recent leap forward - a $24 million renovation and modernization project - got underway in 2012.
09/11/13 at 04:48 pm
Business Challenge Since its opening with 50 beds in 1954, the story of Chilton Hospital in northwestern New Jersey has been punctuated by a few significant growth spurts. The addition of a second facility in 1971 was followed by a consolidation and further expansion of its two buildings in 1984. The most recent leap forward - a $24 million renovation and modernization project - got underway in 2012.
09/11/13 at 03:28 am
New York, NY, September 11, 2013 – Presidio, today announced that it made this year’s InformationWeek 500 – a list of the top technology innovators in the U.S. The full list can be found at www.informationweek.com/500. “Our job is to make technology practical and we do this by integrating innovative technology from our strategic partners every day,” stated Bob Cagnazzi, CEO of Presidio. “We are fortunate that we have the depth of resources to apply innovation not only for our clients businesses, but for our business as well.”
08/26/13 at 02:18 pm
New York, NY, August 27, 2013 – Presidio, today announced it has been recognized by UBM Tech Channel as a part of CRN’s 2013 Solution Provider 500 list, which identifies the top technology integrators in the U.S.A. and Canada based on revenue size. Formerly known as the “VAR 500”, the Solution Provider 500 (SP500) ranks the highest producing solution provider organizations in the IT channel from hardware sales, software sales, and managed IT services. Presidio placed 24th in the annual ranking of the top 500 solutions providers.