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October 13, 2005

Data on Demand Expert Evolving Solutions Opens IBM BPIC - Supports Move Towards On Demand Business

Evolving Solutions has been recognized by IBM for its effort to provide on demand business and has opened a Business Partner Innovation Center (BPIC), an IBM concept analysis and real world test lab offering product demos and educational courses.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, October 13, 2005 -
A leading data on demand and storage/server virtualization expert, today announced that it has opened an IBM Business Partner Innovation Center (BPIC) at its headquarters in Hamel, MN.

"Evolving Solutions is dedicated to helping manufacturing, healthcare, retail and financial services vertically-oriented clients to achieve their goals and enabling business growth by becoming on demand businesses," Jaime Gmach, Evolving Solutions president. "The Evolving Solutions Business Partner Innovation Center builds upon the existing TSSC (TotalStorage Solutions Center) and enables clients to see - first hand – how the power of complete solutions, consisting of hardware, software and unique IT services, can impact their day to day business operations."

The vision driving design of the Evolving Solutions BPIC is to aid clients in streamlining business processes such as Data on Demand, Business Continuity and Lifecycle Data Management which will ultimately lead to a reduction in operating costs.

"Gander Mountain is looking forward to using the Evolving Solutions BPIC", said Dan Kockelman, Manager, IS Infrastructure, Gander Mountain.  "The BPIC will allow us to work with Evolving Solutions to evaluate various hardware and software configurations to create and support a Data on Demand environment."

No more than a select few of IBM's nearly 100,000 Business Partners, including Evolving Solutions, are certified as an IBM Business Partner Innovation Center.

"Evolving Solutions is investing its research and development resources to establish a truly innovative BPIC center which will showcase the outstanding work it is doing to provide On Demand business solutions such as server consolidation and disaster recovery," said Donn Atkins, General Manager, IBM PartnerWorld.

The Evolving Solutions BPIC was officially opened on September 22, 2005 and offers the following services:
  • World-Class Consultation and Resource Analysis
  • On Demand Architecture and Variation Depictions
  • Real-World Product Simulations and Proof of Concepts
  • Detailed Product Installation Dry-Runs
  • Continuous Customized Training Workshops
  • Meticulous Illustration of Upgrade Scenarios

About Evolving Solutions
Proud to have been recently named a CRN Magazine Fast Growth 100 Company, Evolving Solutions is an open systems technology integration firm that provides business solutions for Data On Demand, Storage Consolidation, Server Virtualization, Storage Virtualization, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery. Evolving Solutions is an IBM Premier Business Partner with a Business Partner Innovation Center (BPIC).

For more information about Evolving Solutions, call 800-294-4362.