IT distributor Entatech UK has added Fujitsu’s vShape solution to its portfolio. vShape is designed to simply integrate an organisation’s storage, server, network and virtualisation software into one. With a a single part number and sales support vShape is server virtualisation straight-out-of-the box, delivering ROI not DIY for business IT managers. Jon Atherton, Entagroup Vice President, commented:” Our products have always focused on providing a total solution for our customers and the addition of vShape to our portfolio completely fulfils this.” Consisting of NetApp FAS storage, Brocade IP switches and VMware virtualisation technology, vShape runs on Fujitsu ‘Primergy’ servers which are designed and optimised for virtualisation. Available starting small, at 25 virtual servers” a pre-integrated offer for the UK market” the solution can be scaled up to 50, 100 and 200. This feature makes vShape ideal for smaller organisations, whilst also having the ability to facilitate customers with many users.
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI, Editor, Risk UK (Pro-Activ Publications) Beginning his career in professional journalism at The Builder Group in March 1992, Brian was appointed Editor of Security Management Today in November 2000 having spent eight years in engineering journalism across two titles: Building Services Journal and Light & Lighting. In 2005, Brian received the BSIA Chairman’s Award for Promoting The Security Industry and, a year later, the Skills for Security Special Award for an Outstanding Contribution to the Security Business Sector. In 2008, Brian was The Security Institute’s nomination for the Association of Security Consultants’ highly prestigious Imbert Prize and, in 2013, was a nominated finalist for the Institute's George van Schalkwyk Award. An Honorary Fellow of The Security Institute, Brian serves as a Judge for the BSIA’s Security Personnel of the Year Awards and the Securitas Good Customer Award. Between 2008 and 2014, Brian pioneered the use of digital media across the security sector, including webinars and Audio Shows. Brian’s actively involved in 50-plus security groups on LinkedIn and hosts the popular Risk UK Twitter site. Brian is a frequent speaker on the conference circuit. He has organised and chaired conference programmes for both IFSEC International and ASIS International and has been published in the national media. Brian was appointed Editor of Risk UK at Pro-Activ Publications in July 2014 and as Editor of The Paper (Pro-Activ Publications' dedicated business newspaper for security professionals) in September 2015. Brian was appointed Editor of Risk Xtra at Pro-Activ Publications in May 2018.