QualiSystems Partners with Empowered Networks to Broaden the Availability of DevOps, SDN and NFV Self-Service Orchestration and Automation

October 21, 2014

QualiSystems, the agile infrastructure automation company, today announces a partnership agreement with Empowered Networks, a leading Canadian systems integrator focused on networks, labs and datacenters.

Empowered will offer QualiSystems’ entire product portfolio including CloudShell infrastructure orchestration and TestShell test automation solutions:

  •  CloudShell enables self-service, auto-provisioning and reclamation, and continuous integration over complex environments including physical, virtual and public cloud infrastructure. CloudShell enables IT to deliver agile infrastructure to support DevOps processes, speed time-to-value of converged infrastructure and data center reference architectures, and build continuous network certification cycles for SDN and NFV.
  • TestShell offers an object-based test and continuous integration automation platform that integrates seamlessly with CloudShell infrastructure orchestration. TestShell enables test teams to maximize testing throughput, reduce QA cycles and speed time to market.

Empowered brings more than 16 years of experience and customer relationships as a recognized leader in delivering world-class datacenter, network and test lab solutions to customers in Canada. The alliance with QualiSystems will provide Empowered’s customers with a self-service, converged infrastructure provisioning, cloud orchestration, and automation platform.

“Empowered combines industry-leading products with our technical, engineering and consulting expertise to provide the solutions our customers need,” said Brian Hepburn, CEO of Empowered Networks. “QualiSystems’ broad portfolio of orchestration and automation solutions provides the tools our customers need to design and deploy complex cloud, SDN and NFV environments with greater productivity, reduced cycle times, and improved returns on their investments in lab and testing infrastructure.”

“As organizations consolidate their IT and network infrastructure to software-defined and cloud models, achieving rapid time to value is a key objective. The partnership of QualiSystems and Empowered helps end users speed innovation and return-on-investment on complex network and datacenter infrastructure,” said Lior Koriat, CEO at QualiSystems. “Together we can help our customers gain the agility and productivity they need to effectively compete in a digital business world.”

About QualiSystems
QualiSystems offers orchestration and automation solutions that deliver agility, productivity and cost savings to data centers, converged infrastructure, software defined networks and test labs. CloudShell and TestShell automate provisioning, self-service, validation and deployment of heterogeneous infrastructure from bare metal to operations, development to deployment, and legacy to cloud and SDN.  QualiSystems solutions are deployed by hundreds of service providers, enterprises, government agencies, and technology manufacturers worldwide.

About Empowered Networks
Empowered Networks® is a specialized Systems Integrator, providing services and solutions that leverage technology to empower your business. With a team of over 70 technical professionals, we solve the toughest technical problems, extend teams, recommend, deploy and integrate the right hardware and software, and deliver unparalleled support to some of Canada’s most successful enterprises in telecom, financial services, education, technology, and government. A privately-held Canadian company headquartered in Toronto, Empowered’s team covers Canada from coast to coast to coast.  For more information, please call 1.877.325.1855 or visit www.empowered.ca.