SteelCloud SteelWorks FedMobile Achieves VMware Ready(TM) Status
ASHBURN, Va., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — SteelCloud, Inc. (Pink Sheets: SCLD) a leading developer of mobility computing appliance solutions, today announced that SteelWorksÃ‚® FedMobile(TM) VM software appliance for the BlackBerryÃ‚® Enterprise Server has achieved VMware Ready(TM) status. This designation indicates that FedMobile VM has passed a detailed evaluation and testing process managed by VMware and is now listed on the VMware Partner Product Catalog.
Passing the extensive VMware-specified testing helps ensure that FedMobile VM makes best use of VMware technology and is ready for deployment in customer environments.
“We are pleased that SteelWorks FedMobile VM qualifies for the VMware Ready(TM) logo, signifying to customers that it has passed specific VMware testing and interoperability criteria and is ready to run in production environments,” said Bernie Mills, senior director, alliance programs, VMware.
“I am delighted to receive VMware’s validation of our virtual appliance implementation of SteelWorks,” said Brian Hajost, SteelCloud President and CEO. “The VMware Ready(TM) designation only adds to the credibility of SteelCloud and our STIG-compliant BlackBerry solution. With government support for older versions of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server ending in June, we are now well positioned to offer our Department of Defense customers with a choice as to how they implement a hardened Blackberry solution. SteelWorks FedMobile VM is deployable in an hour, versus weeks or months.”
The VMware Ready program is a VMware co-branding program for qualified partner products and is a benefit of the VMware Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program. With more than 1,600 members worldwide, the VMware TAP program works with best-of-breed technology partners to provide them a comprehensive set of VMware technical and marketing services, support, tools and expertise to deliver enhanced value to joint customers.
SteelCloud SteelWorks FedMobile can be found within the online VMware Partner Product Catalog at http://wwwa.vmware.com/partnercatalog/catalog/.
SteelCloud is a developer of mobility computing appliance solutions. SteelCloud designs and architects specialized appliance solutions for mobile computing technologies including BlackBerry Enterprise Server. SteelCloud delivers integrated hardware/software appliance solutions, to commercial and government enterprises, that focus on ease of deployment, policy compliance, and high availability. Additionally, SteelCloud distributes BlackBerry software licenses to companies worldwide that provide BlackBerry hosting services. Over its 20-year history, SteelCloud has won numerous awards for technical excellence and customer satisfaction. SteelCloud can be reached at (703) 674-5500. Additional information is available at www.steelcloud.com or by email at email@example.com.
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