Nlyte Software Continues European Expansion

Nlyte Signs blue-infinity as Regional Implementation Partner and Launches Partnership at Geneva Event with Dutch Police Spokesperson

London, UK – September 28, 2010 – Following the appointment of Grant Bilbow as Vice President of France and Southern Europe in July 2010, nlyte Software, the only provider of performance-based solutions for Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM), has signed blue-infinity (b-i) as the region’s main implementation partner.  blue-infinity will work alongside nlyte and BMC, nlyte’s global reseller partner to implement and integrate nlyte’s software across the region.

To launch the partnership, nlyte and b-i will be holding the first ever DCIM event in Switzerland supported by Jan Wiersma Data Centre Evangelist – Dutch Police Force and International Director: EMEA for Data Center Pulse (DCP).  The event, to be held in Geneva on Wednesday 27th October, 2010, will outline how DCIM solutions can help data centre and facilities managers to address the challenges of rising energy costs, space limitations, data centre consolidations and migrations and actual or impending government legislation.

“I am pleased to be able to attend the nlyte and b-i event to explain how the use of nlyte’s DCIM solution is helping the Dutch Police Force to manage its 18 data centres, 6,000 servers and 1,500 plus applications that support the day-to-day work of 55,000 employees” said Wiersma.  “It is vitally important that such a complex, public sector environment is managed in the most optimized environmentally friendly manner and nlyte’s DCIM software helps us to do this”.

“The data centre market in Europe is very dynamic and we are seeing some clear trends emerging such as data centre consolidation and a move towards more efficient and responsible use of space and energy” commented Simon Webster, Vice President and General Manager of EMEA Operations.  “Adding blue-infinity to our network of partners and being supported by The Dutch Police Force to launch our partnership, will allow us to continue to grow and raise awareness of our European presence and to respond to the current and future needs of the market.”

According to Jorge Pablo Gonzalez, Practice Manager at blue-infinity “our partnership with nlyte is an ideal complement to blue-infinity as we will be able to help companies implement and integrate nlyte’s software within their data centres, and to offer support and advice throughout the complete project lifecycle; from project management and application roll-out to change management, internal audit support, training, reporting, process management and capacity planning”.

We are looking forward to introducing the nlyte solution to our European customer base and to hearing the Dutch police story at our event in October” added Gonzalez.

About nlyte Software
nlyte Software is a leading provider of DCIM solutions for intelligent capacity planning. Its performance-based solution enables the world’s largest companies to optimally place data center assets to make the most efficient use of power, cooling and space. Clients often experience a reduction in operating expenses by as much as 20% annually. Founded by data center professionals in 2003, nlyte Software is headquartered in Menlo Park, California with its European headquarters and R&D in London, England. It also has a local presence in France. The company can be found online at http://www.nlyte.com.

About blue-infinity
blue-infinity (b-i) is a professional services company that leverages advanced information technology and innovative marketing expertise to address the challenges of leading organisations. Headquartered in Geneva, b-i’s team of over 200 consultants combine their specialised skills, international culture and cross-industry experience to deliver integrated solutions.  For more information visit http://www.b-i.com/.

About the Dutch Police
The Dutch police consists of 25 regional police forces and the National Police Services Agency (KLPD).  For more information visit http://www.politie.nl/

About Data Center Pulse
Data Center Pulse (DCP) is a growing, non-profit, datacenter industry community founded on the principles of sharing best practices amongst its exclusive membership. Founded in late 2008, DCP’s mission is to align end users to share information thereby influencing the industry by defining, adopting and driving best practices and next generation solutions. The DCP members are the individuals that evaluate, recommend and purchase the products and services for the datacenter. For more information visit http://www.datacenterpulse.org/

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