ESTI Consulting Services Achieves VMware Premier Partner Tier


ESTI Consulting Services has achieved VMware Competencies in Infrastructure Virtualization, Desktop Virtualization and Virtualization of Business Critical Applications.  In order to acquire this status, ESTI has invested in training and exams to support more than a dozen individual certifications related to each competency including VMware Sales Professionals, VMware Technical Sales Professionals, VMware Certified Professionals.

ESTI continues to expand our IT infrastructure practice and VMware has been a key partner in enabling our client's successful infrastructure projects.  As a result, ESTI and VMWare have invested aggressively in our business relationship to further enable ESTI to deliver successful projects   leveraging VMware products and services.   These investments led to ESTI realizing an increase of more than 300% in VMware revenues from 2011 to 2013.

ESTI has worked with a number of enterprise IT shops to deliver successful VMware-based projects on the way to Premier Partner status.  One such project was the disaster recovery initiative completed with the Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA).  The DR initiative leveraged VMware's toolset paired with ESTI services and internal SIGA resources to deliver.

'  Database, ERP and mail virtualization

' Automated failover and testing capabilities

'  Highly functional storage integration


The project has lead to a much more highly successfully and robust IT infrastructure at SIGA, and has addressed key business requirements to support SIGA's ongoing IT program.

ESTI is pleased to be promoted by VMware to the status of Premier partnership and we greatly appreciate the support and loyalty of clients like SIGA.