Netmagic partners Intel's Business Exchange Program

DQW Bureau
30 Jun 2009

Intel announced its partnership with Netmagic Solutions for its Business
Exchange Program, the online technology marketplace for SMBs, resellers, ISVs
and application providers in the IT managed services space. Intel's Business
Exchange (Intel BX) is a program that assists solution providers to bid for
customer businesses that focus on SMBs, integrating offerings with bundled
software and hardware, and stand-alone business applications. The program
facilitates shoppers to research products and services, request quotes, and
connect with solution providers to speed the identification, selection and
implementation of technology they need to run their businesses.

With this alliance, Netmagic will be India's first managed services provider
to be associated with Intel BX. Talking about the partnership, Sharad Sanghi,CEO
and MD, Netmagic Solutions said, “Netmagic is pleased to be associated with a
company of Intel's stature. This alliance will enable us to reach out to the
large registered base of Intel BX, which also comprises of ISVs, application
providers and resellers. As the first Indian managed IT services provider to
partner with Intel BX, we intend to leverage our leadership in the marketplace
to reach out to millions of Intel BX users. Managed IT services dramatically
reduce costs for any organization and also allow them to focus on their core

Narendra Bhandari, Director-APAC, Software and Solutions Group Intel said,
“Intel BX is a community-enabled website with resources such as product
descriptions, interactive demonstrations, white-papers, case studies, blog
entries and user-submitted product ratings and reviews. The sole focus of this
business alliance is to help SMBs and other professionals find answers to their
toughest business challenges. Through this alliance we are happy to provide our
customers the benefits that Netmagic can offer by virtue of being a leading
managed IT services provider.”

Customers can avail solutions tailor made to their needs, through the
Netmagic Dedicated Server Plan, hence doing away with the need to invest in
buying infrastructure, opting for the pay-as-you-use or monthly rental model
instead. In addition to this, they can also use the Netmagic cloud computing

Netmagic will also allow ISVs and application providers to service their
customers by helping them choose hosting options through the SaaS model. This
alliance with Intel will also benefit the reseller community as it will allow
them to add another business to their existing portfolio through the Netmagic
partner program. This is the latest business alliance with a high profile
company for Netmagic which in the past has had tie ups with companies like HP
and Sun Microsystems.

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