ZSL in CRN's "Five to Follow" News Coverage
Jennifer Bosavage, CRN, Jan 24, 2012
January's Hot Fast Growth Solution Providers
CRN's Fast Growth companies made recent headlines, continuing to grow revenue and visibility in January. From cloud computing solutions to speaking at the White House jobs forum, check out what's happening at these five IT solution providers.
MicroTech Speaks At White House Jobs Forum
Bill Mayall, director of knowledge solutions for MicroTech University, represented the organization at the White House "Insourcing American Jobs Forum." The event focused on the increasing trend of companies choosing to "insource," or keep jobs in the U.S. and make new capital investments domestically. Fast Growth VAR MicroTech, a veteran-owned business that is also on CRN's VAR500 list, is a leading proponent for addressing the critical issue of veterans' employment; Mayall is a Vietnam-era veteran.
Transcend United Partners With Coraid
Solution provider Transcend United Technologies will provide next-generation Ethernet SAN storage for its cloud solutions through a partnership with Coraid. Transcend's cloud solutions serve market segments including unified communications, data infrastructure, backup/recovery and mobility/wireless. Coraid EtherDrive storage arrays offer flexible, high-performance storage in a less complex manner than traditional SAN solutions.
ZSL Joins Microsoft Platform Modernization Alliance
ZSL will take part in the Microsoft Platform Modernization Alliance, which aims to bring together Microsoft’s expertise in delivering technology platforms -- including application and integration middleware -- with ZSL’s experience in modernizing legacy applications using its proprietary framework, SmartPrise Migrator. ZSL's legacy software code conversion utility is a cloud-enablement and modernization platform that helps enterprises automatically convert and migrate applications written in PowerBuilder, FoxPro and Visual Basic programming languages to .Net, Windows Azure and SOA technologies. According to ZSL, SmartPrise Migrator could reduce time and money spent on rewriting and migrating legacy applications compared with competitive approaches.
For more on CRN's Fast Growth companies, check out December's Five to Follow.
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