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Red8's State-of-the-Art Center of Excellence Demonstrates Software Defined Data Center Solutions in Unique Controlled Environment

Red8's One-of-a-Kind Technology Laboratory Includes the Industry Defining Product Offerings for Virtualized Data Centers

COSTA MESA, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/27/14 -- Red8, the leading IT partner for software defined data center solutions and a division of Insight Investments LLC, today opened its state-of-the-art Center of Excellence. Designed to provide enterprises with the ability to simulate their business IT environments with new applications to evaluate performance and make better technology decisions, the center of excellence is equipped with the industry defining products for virtualized data centers.

"We are very proud of this new facility as it is a truly risk free way for our customers to determine the solutions that are best suited for their business," said Richard Heard, president of Red8. "We work with many excellent hardware and software vendors and have assembled a state-of-the-art laboratory that includes as many products as possible so that customers can get a real world view of their exact environment."

Red8 serves hundreds of mid-size and large enterprise customers looking for ways to maximize IT investments and develop a fast, reliable and proven strategy. Located at its company headquarters in Southern California, the Red8 Center of Excellence is a valuable resource that allows businesses to observe the interaction and performance of leading edge technology from Cisco, EMC, NetApp, VCE, VMware and others in a unique environment.

With extremely high demand for demonstrations in Red8's Center of Excellence, executive briefings are being scheduled daily. The Center of Excellence is open to existing customers and other enterprises wishing to validate proof of concepts and evaluate business IT decisions. For more information or to visit the Red8 Center of Excellence please contact [email protected].

About Red8
Red8, a division of Insight Investments, LLC, is the industry expert in architecting the software defined data center. It helps many of America's most influential corporations including Honda, CBS, JPL, Lockheed Martin, and more create and maintain highly secure, efficient and effective data center, server, storage and network virtualization solutions. Red8's highly experienced team of professionals is the creative catalyst that turns future opportunities into real-world possibilities today. For more information visit www.redEIGHT.com.

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