SHI International Wins Americas SMB Partner of the Year and Renewals Partner of the Year Award at VMware Partner Exchange 2013

  SHI International Wins Americas SMB Partner of the Year and Renewals Partner
  of the Year Award at VMware Partner Exchange 2013

  Partners from Around the World Recognized for Delivering Solutions for the
                         Software-Defined Datacenter

Business Wire

SOMERSET, N.J. -- February 27, 2013

SHI International Corp., one of North America's top 20 largest IT solutions
providers, today announced that it has been named the Americas recipient of a
VMware Partner Network Award in the SMB and Renewals categories. The awards
were presented at VMware Partner Exchange 2013, VMware’s annual partner event,
on Feb. 26 in Las Vegas.

“We are pleased to recognize the achievements made in 2012 by members of the
VMware partner ecosystem,” said Colleen Kapase, senior director, Partner
Readiness. “VMware Partner Exchange is dedicated to educating and equipping
our partner ecosystem with the resources and insights they need to help
deliver first-class solutions for the software-defined datacenter in the
coming year. We congratulate SHI on winning a VMware Partner Network Award and
we look forward to our mutual success in 2013.”

“SHI is honored to accept these awards, which serve as a testament to the
strong bonds, support, and growth shared by our two organizations,” said Thai
Lee, President and CEO of SHI International. “Over the past five years, VMware
has become one of SHI’s most trusted partners and has helped us elevate the
level of conversation with customers to focus on more comprehensive and
strategic data center solutions. Our relationship with VMware is a true
partnership, one that benefits our customers above all else, and we look
forward to nurturing that partnership for years to come.”

Partner recipients of a VMware Partner Network Award in the Americas were
acknowledged by VMware in 17 categories for their excellence in performance
and distinctive achievements during 2012:

  *Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Competency Partner of the Year
  *Management Competency Partner of Year
  *SMB Partner of the Year
  *Solution Provider of the Year
  *Public Sector Partner of the Year
  *Infrastructure Virtualization Competency Partner of the Year
  *Business Continuity Competency Partner of the Year
  *Desktop Competency Partner of the Year
  *Renewals Partner of the Year
  *Training (VATC) Partner of the Year
  *Distributor of the Year
  *Emerging Markets Partner of the Year
  *VMware vFabric™ Competency Partner of the Year
  *VMware Service Provider Program (VSPP) Partner of the Year
  *Consulting and Integration Partner of the Year
  *Virtualization of Business Critical Applications Competency Partner of the
    Year
  *Partner Executive MVP

About VMware Partner Exchange 2013

VMware Partner Exchange 2013 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 200
sessions, including boot camps, breakouts, and workshops, as wellas an
extensive exhibitor pavilion, partners gain valuable insight on how to
leverage new technologies to deliver the software-defined datacenter to
customers. To learn more about VMware Partner Exchange,
visitwww.vmwarepartnerexchange.com.

About SHI

Founded in 1989, SHI International Corp. is a $4 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 2,000 employees worldwide, SHI is the largest
Minority and Woman Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) in the U.S. and is ranked
18th among Everything Channel's VAR 500 list of North American IT solution
providers. For more information, visit http://www.SHI.com.

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Press Resources:

SHI Corporate Website: http://www.SHI.com
SHI Blog: http://blog.SHI.com
SHI Twitter Handle: @SHI_Intl

Contact:

SHI International Corp.
Press contact:
Gregory FCA
Mike Lizun, 610-642-1435
Mike@GregoryFCA.com
 
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