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September 22, 2005

Evolving Solutions Receives Accreditation as an IBM On Demand Business Provider

Minneapolis, MN, September 22, 2005 –
Evolving Solutions, a MN-based data on-demand and storage virtualization expert, today announced its accreditation from IBM as an On Demand business partner.

According to IBM, to successfully build an On Demand business, organizations need access to highly skilled professionals to help them establish a vision and transform their business processes and implement change.

In order to become accredited as an IBM On Demand business partner, Hamel, MN-based Evolving Solutions has recently certified their employees as On Demand Solution Advisors and Solution Designers.

"Our goal for acquiring an IBM On Demand accreditation is to better identify our clients' IT requirements and help them grow their businesses to reach their corporate objectives," said Jaime Gmach, Evolving Solutions president. "When we are in synch with our clients’ business objectives, our Solution Advisors and Designers can more effectively map technology to business value."
Evolving Solutions' Solution Advisors are trained to develop an On Demand strategic vision, translate customer requirements into On Demand business opportunities and manage the customer relationship.

Solution Advisors are responsible for:
  • Identifying customer business problems and requirements
  • Articulating the IBM value proposition
  • Orchestrating solution development

Evolving Solutions' Solution Designers are certified to translate customer business requirements into feasible On Demand business solutions. They consider security, networking, and existing customer environments when designing secure scalable solutions.

Solution Designers are responsible for:
  • Gathering customer business requirements
  • Analyzing business processes
  • Managing the e-business solution design process
  • Verifying the e-business solution meets customer requirements
Criteria to maintain the IBM On Demand accreditation is strict. Evolving Solutions must maintain:
  • Advanced or Premier IBM Business Partner status
  • A minimum number of certified on demand employees
  • Continuous positive customer references

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 an IBM Business Partner Innovation Center (BPIC).

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