MCPc Named Citrix Cloud Advisor
January 17, 2014 - Cleveland, OH
CLEVELAND, OH--(Marketwired - January 17, 2014) - MCPc, a leading technology consultancy and integrator with focus on best-of-breed private, public, and hybrid Cloud solutions, announced that it has been counted among the elite group of Citrix Cloud Advisors. This exclusive group reflects MCPc's integration of a myriad of Citrix systems, such as CloudPortal Business Manager and CloudPlatform, powered by Apache CloudStack. MCPc is one of seven CloudAdvisor partners selected in North America, and one of only five in the United States.
"MCPc has championed the versatility of Citrix for many years," said Todd Pigram, a solution architect for MCPc. "This provides substantial flexibility of economics for nearly any business case." Pigram went on to describe how many MCPc clients are beginning to take full advantage of Citrix's offerings when deployed in conjunction with the enhanced skill set and foresight by MCPc. As a Citrix Cloud Advisor, MCPc is uniquely positioned among its peers to provide guidance on Cloud to its clients, including transitioning from on-premise infrastructures to total Cloud managed services. As Citrix Cloud components are compatible with FlexPod, Citrix has become a critical piece of this leading Infrastructure-as-a-Service solution.
"We are enthusiastic in our partnership with Citrix," said Mike Trebilcock, chairman and chief executive officer of MCPc. "We are quite proud of our designation of being in this elite group, and want to make certain that our partnership as a Cloud Advisor is one that is fully taken advantage of by our clients."
Citrix's senior vice president of worldwide sales and services, Al Monserrat, recently presented in front of more than 1,000 people at MCPc's Game Changers, an industry event held in MCPc's headquarters city of Cleveland, Ohio. While at Game Changers, Monserrat addressed the issue of Cloud computing, saying, "You want people to be empowered and able to make a decision." Monserrat continued to describe the relationship between Citrix and MCPc, saying, "[Y]ou have to bring in an expert like MCPc to work with a company like Citrix to bring the technology, the process, everything together in a design that then enables an end-user."
MCPc offers an holistic approach to Cloud computing, beginning with a Cloud Readiness Assessment. Through this series of assessments, MCPc's Cloud Consultants guide businesses in adopting a unique cloud profile. More information about MCPc's Cloud computing practice can be found at www.mcpc.com/cloud.aspx.
MCPc delivers scalable solutions to host, secure and optimize an anyplace workspace -- helping clients empower their employees to work from anywhere, and on any device. The company is a top 100 solution integrator, driven by partnerships with the world's leading technology providers. Headquartered in Cleveland, and with branch locations across the United States, MCPc maintains practice areas in datacenter and virtualization, borderless networks, collaboration, personal systems, mobility, and professional and managed services.
From the data center to the desktop and into the cloud, MCPc ensures client success by leveraging IT to drive business performance, improve productivity and increase revenue. For more information, visit www.mcpc.com, subscribe to MCPc's business technology blog, or connect with the company on LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook.
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