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SHI International Corp. Named Americas Partner Executive MVP and VMware Corporate Reseller of the Year Award Winner at VMware Partner Exchange 2012

SHI International Corp. today announced that it has been named the Americas recipient of a VMware Partner Network Award in the Partner Executive MVP and Corporate Reseller of the Year categories by VMware. The awards were presented at VMware Partner Exchange 2012, VMware’s annual partner event, on February 14 in Las Vegas.

“We are proud to acknowledge the achievements made in 2011 by members of the VMware partner ecosystem and congratulate SHI on winning a VMware Partner Network Award,” said Doug Smith, vice president, global partner strategy and operations, VMware. “Partners worldwide assemble at VMware Partner Exchange to become equipped with the tools and knowledge needed to further realize the benefits of virtualization and cloud computing – making this the leading global event for partners seeking peer-to-peer training, education and networking to enhance their business strategies and distinguish their position in the marketplace. VMware partners continue to be the foundation of our business and we look forward to the future successes of SHI in 2012, as well as the rest of our partner ecosystem.”

“SHI is honored to accept these awards as positive symbols of the strong partnership between our company and VMware,” said Thai Lee, SHI President and CEO and recipient of VMware’s Partner Executive MVP award in the Americas. “As our customers continue to deploy VMware solutions, SHI Labs is proud to use VMware infrastructure in our own data center to build today’s SHI Cloud offering. We are fortunate that our partnership allows us to deliver customer solutions from software volume licensing, through our own infrastructure-as-a-service and managed private cloud offerings. We look forward to continued success and partnership with VMware throughout 2012 and beyond.”

Partner recipients of a VMware Partner Network Award in the Americas were acknowledged by VMware in 28 categories for their excellence in performance and distinctive achievements during 2011:

  • SMB Partner of the Year
  • Solution Provider of the Year
  • Government Partner of the Year
  • Academic Partner of the Year
  • Infrastructure Virtualization Partner of the Year
  • Business Continuity Partner of the Year
  • Desktop Partner of the Year
  • Training (VATC) Partner of the Year
  • Distributor of the Year
  • Emerging Market Partner of the Year
  • Cloud Application Platform Partner of the Year
  • Emerging Products Partner of the Year
  • VMware Service Provider Program (VSPP) Partner of the Year
  • Systems Integrator of the Year
  • Partner Executive MVP
  • Corporate Reseller of the Year
  • National Partner of the Year
  • Rising Star of the Year
  • LATAM Distributor of the Year
  • LATAM Education (VATC) Partner of the Year
  • LATAM Solution Provider of the Year
  • LATAM Government Partner of the Year
  • LATAM Systems Integrator Partner of the Year
  • LATAM Best Performance of the Year
  • Brazil Solution Provider of the Year
  • Mexico Solution Provider of the Year
  • NOLA Solution Provider of the Year
  • SOLA Solution Provider of the Year

About VMware Partner Exchange 2012

VMware Partner Exchange 2012 is the leading global event for virtualization and cloud partners, bringing thousands of members from the VMware partner ecosystem together to discuss the future of the industry. With more than 170 breakout sessions and an extensive exhibitor pavilion, partners gain valuable insight on how to leverage new technologies to deliver next generation enterprise hybrid cloud solutions to customers. To learn more about VMware Partner Exchange visit


Founded in 1989, SHI International Corp. is a $3.8 billion+ global provider of technology products and services. Driven by the industry's most experienced and stable sales force and backed by software volume licensing experts, hardware procurement specialists, and certified IT services professionals, SHI delivers custom IT solutions to Corporate, Enterprise, Public Sector, and Academic customers. With over 1,750 + employees worldwide, SHI is the largest Minority/Woman Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) in the U.S. and is ranked 19th among Everything Channel's VAR 500 list of North American IT solution providers. For more information, visit

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