Glasshouse acquires virtualization consulting firm RapidApp

Posted by virtualization.info Staff   |   Wednesday, July 11th, 2007   |  

Virtualization market is so profitable that after virtualization vendors, also virtualization consulting firms are becoming interesting acquisition targets.

Quoting from the Glasshouse Technologies official announcement:

GlassHouse Technologies, the leading independent IT infrastructure consulting and services firm, today announced it has acquired Chicago-based server virtualization consulting company RapidApp. In addition to server virtualization, the acquisition extends GlassHouse’s offerings into virtual storage, virtual desktop infrastructure, and application delivery and deployment services. As a result GlassHouse customers will benefit from deeper infrastructure management services and consulting throughout their organizations.

RapidApp will be integrated into GlassHouse’s existing organization, increasing GlassHouse’s total number of employees to over 450 worldwide. Northcutt will assume the role of vice president of Delivery, U.S. and UK; Koury will assume the role of vice president in the GlassHouse sales division…



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