PRESS RELEASE: DELL EMC AND IRENT CONCLUDE STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT
Amsterdam, 14 July 2017 – Dell EMC has concluded a strategic partnership agreement with IRENT, European market leader in the rental of data centre infrastructure. The agreement provides for the short-term deployment of the Dell EMC server, storage and networking product portfolio, as well as the provision of support. IRENT provides support to Dell EMC and partners throughout the Netherlands in the supply, installation and maintenance of short-term solutions.
This strategic partnership will allow IRENT to further develop and expand its role as facilitator for suppliers and other business partners. IRENT supplies Dell EMC Enterprise hardware and software on a flexible basis, for instance as Demo or Proof of Concept, or for IT migrations, relocations, disaster recovery situations or for the purposes of transition to the cloud.
Marcel Stolk, CFO of Dell EMC Nederland, said: “We’ve opted for this strategic partnership with IRENT because the company offers the necessary expertise at good rates. IRENT has many years’ experience of the entire Dell EMC portfolio, as well as a highly proactive approach and strong service levels. We’re happy to have IRENT as our rental partner, so that we can offer our joint customers the best possible service.”
Roderick Bijker, Dell EMC Alliance Manager at IRENT, added: “We’re delighted about our partnership with Dell EMC. Their capacity to respond rapidly and effectively fill us with confidence that, drawing on our knowledge of the rental market and Dell EMC’s data centre portfolio, we’ll be able to achieve our ambitious growth plans.”
About Dell EMC
Dell EMC, part of Dell Technologies, enables organisations to modernise, automate and transform their data centres through converged infrastructure, servers, storage and data protection technology. Companies can build on these solutions to transform their IT on a hybrid cloud basis and transform their businesses using cloud-native applications and big data solutions. Dell EMC serves customers in 180 countries, including 98% of the Fortune 500, offering them the most extensive and innovative portfolio, from edge to core and cloud.
IRENT is a Dutch IT services provider which over the past 14 years has grown to become Europe’s market leader in the rental of data centre hardware, software and services. Through its partners, this Amersfoort-based company provides its services to many major organisations in the Netherlands, including UMC, ABN AMRO, ING and de Staatsloterij.