Partners Across the Globe Acknowledged for Excellence in Delivering VMware Virtualization and Cloud Solutions

Fast Lane Named EMEA Training (VATC) Partner of the Year Award Winner at VMware Partner Exchange 2012

vmware, award, vatcHamburg/Berlin 16.02.2012 — Fast Lane today announced that it has been named the EMEA recipient of a VMware Partner Network Award in the Training (VATC) Partner of the Year category by VMware. The award was presented at VMware Partner Exchange 2012, VMware’s annual partner event, on Feb. 15 in Las Vegas, Nev.

“We are proud to acknowledge the achievements made in 2011 by members of the VMware partner ecosystem and congratulate Fast Lane on winning a VMware Partner Network Award,” said Doug Smith, vice president, global partner strategy and operations, VMware. “Partners worldwide assemble at VMware Partner Exchange to become equipped with the tools and knowledge needed to further realize the benefits of virtualization and cloud computing – making this the leading global event for partners seeking peer-to-peer training, education and networking to enhance their business strategies and distinguish their position in the marketplace. VMware partners continue to be the foundation of our business and we look forward to the future successes of Fast Lane in 2012, as well as the rest of our partner ecosystem.”

“We are pleased and honored to be officially named as the best VMware Authorized Training Center in EMEA,” states Torsten Poels, CEO & Chairman of the Board, Fast Lane. “The entire Fast Lane team has played a crucial part in this success, as it is their commitment and enthusiasm that is helping to build and continually expand our VMware Business including Multi-vendor offerings in the field of virtualized data centers.”


Torsten Poels, CEO & Chairman of the Board, Fast Lane and Maurizio Carli, Senior VP & General Manager EMEA, VMware, at VMware Partner Exchange 2012 in Las Vegas

EMEA partner recipients of a VMware Partner Network Award were acknowledged by VMware in 15 categories for their excellence in performance and distinctive achievements during 2011:

  • SMB Partner of the Year
  • Solution Provider of the Year
  • Government Partner of the Year
  • Academic Partner of the Year
  • Infrastructure Virtualization Partner of the Year
  • Business Continuity Partner of the Year
  • Desktop Partner of the Year
  • Training (VATC) Partner of the Year
  • Distributor of the Year
  • Emerging Market Partner of the Year
  • Cloud Application Platform Partner of the Year
  • Emerging Products Partner of the Year
  • VMware Service Provider Program (VSPP) Partner of the Year
  • Systems Integrator of the Year
  • Partner Executive MVP

About VMware Partner Exchange 2012

VMware Partner Exchange 2012 is the leading global event for virtualization and cloud partners, bringing thousands of members from the VMware partner ecosystem together to discuss the future of the industry. With more than 170 breakout sessions and an extensive exhibitor pavilion, partners gain valuable insight on how to leverage new technologies to deliver next generation enterprise hybrid cloud solutions to customers. To learn more about VMware Partner Exchange visit http://www.vmwarepartnerexchange.com

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  • About Fast Lane

    The worldwide Fast Lane Group specializes in high-end technology and business training and consulting. Fast Lane offers complete, authorized training solutions for leading technology vendors, including Cisco, Microsoft, NetApp, VMware, IBM, Barracuda, AWS, Red Hat, Symantec, Veeam, Veritas and other major technology providers. In addition to those vendor’s standard curricula, Fast Lane also develops advanced technology, sales and business transformation curricula. Fast Lane’s vendor-independent consulting services solve a wide range of issues from conducting preliminary analyses and assessments, to designing future-focused IT solutions.

    Additional information:

    Fast Lane Institute for Knowledge Transfer GmbH

    Gasstrasse 4a, D-22761 Hamburg

    Contact:
    Barbara Jansen
    bjansen@flane.de
    Tel. +49 40 253346-10
    www.flane.de