Griffin Networks™ joins Dell’s PartnerDirect Program

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Griffin Networks™, Gaithersburg, MD, May 1, 2014 – Griffin Networks, a Maryland-based IT Services and Network Solutions provider, announced it has joined Dell’s PartnerDirect program as a Registered Dell Partner.  Built on three main tenets of simplifying IT, less complexity, and the advantages offered by the Dell business model, PartnerDirect will create a lasting and mutually beneficial relationship between Dell and Griffin Networks.

As a Registered Dell Partner specializing in Enterprise Architecture, Griffin Networks gains additional expertise in key enterprise products and solutions, including servers, storage, virtualization, computing flexibility and energy efficiency.

PartnerDirect, administered by the Dell Global Commercial Channel Group led by Greg Davis, is designed to provide companies like Griffin Networks with the opportunity to utilize Dell’s enterprise expertise while also helping Dell to evolve its culture.

“We are excited to be a Registered Dell Partner and we look forward to a successful, long-term relationship,” said Frank Lloyd, President at Griffin Networks.  “Our goal is to provide seamless service to our customers with end-to-end turnkey solutions. This relationship allows us to do just that, with hardware, software, and technology solutions that will lead our customers into the future.”

Through PartnerDirect, Dell is formalizing existing initiatives to help partners like Griffin Networks increase profitability and deliver greater value and choice to their customers. In December 2007, Dell launched a dedicated partner online community to broaden conversations about how Dell can best meet the needs of its partners and work with them to simplify information technology for their customers.

Based on feedback from thousands of solution providers, features developed as part of the PartnerDirect program include:

  • Access to a dedicated partner Web site at www.dell.com/partner;
  • Partner logos and guidelines for certain marketing activities;
  • 100-percent dedicated sales and customer care;
  • Certification paths and training;
  • Range of financing options; and,
  • Deal registration serviced by SalesForce.com’s partner relationship management tool.

Organizations interested in Dell’s PartnerDirect program can learn more by visiting www.dell.com/partner.

About Griffin Networks™

Griffin Networks has been serving businesses in DC, Northern Virginia, and Maryland for over 18 years.  We are your full service solution for networking, cabling, phone systems, security cameras, VPN, recovery, hosting, remote access, and more.  We are at your service and ready to help your business reach its goals.  We have a wealth of expertise and capabilities to help you navigate the constantly changing IT challenges your company faces.

About Dell

Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) listens to customers and delivers innovative technology and services that give them the power to do more. For more information, visit www.dell.com.