CHANHASSEN, Minn., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Datalink (Nasdaq: DTLK), a virtual data center infrastructure and services provider, has received Electro-Motive Diesel's (EMD) CIO Award for Exceptional Service. Datalink received the award at EMD's IT Innovation Day, a special event dedicated to highlighting the company's innovation and IT achievements during the past year. Attended by 300-plus EMD employees and local companies, the event featured noted technology consultant and author, Geoffrey Moore.
During the awards ceremony, EMD's VP and CIO Anuraag Bhargava and Global Director of Infrastructure and Applications William Bradford acknowledged the instrumental role Datalink played in the design and deployment of an enterprise, multi-tier storage solution. "Electro-Motive Diesel went through an extensive evaluation and design process when choosing a new enterprise storage platform. The process spanned over three months and included over 30 revisions. Throughout the process, Datalink was proactive and focused on adding value until we finalized a solution that met our technical and budget requirements," said William Bradford.
"We are honored to be the recipient of EMD's CIO Award for Exceptional Service and to be acknowledged as a technology partner that has helped them derive greater business value from IT," said Paul Lidsky, president and CEO, Datalink. "This award is a testament to the outstanding work of our employees and our commitment to helping our customers leverage IT to help drive their businesses forward."
A virtual data center infrastructure, solutions, and services provider, Datalink helps organizations store, manage, and protect one of their most critical assets--information. The company's solutions and services span four practices: backup and recovery; consolidation and virtualization; archive and compliance; and business applications. From analysis and design to implementation, management, and support, Datalink is focused on maximizing the business value of IT. For more information about Datalink services, contact Datalink at (800) 448-6314, or visit Datalink online at www.datalink.com.
Cheryl Scholz of Datalink Corporation, 1-800-448-6314, email@example.com