VST ECS Phils., Inc., (formerly MSI-ECS Phils., Inc), one of the Philippines’ leading ICT distributors, today announced a multi-year strategic distribution collaboration with NetApp, a global cloud-led, data-centric software company, to strengthen its local market presence and address the growing demand for cloud and data management services in the country.
Under the agreement, VST ECS will offer the full range of NetApp’s enterprise-grade data services to its local customers across industries such as healthcare, telecommunications, and retail.
VST ECS will leverage NetApp’s industry-leading solutions, including enterprise database management, infrastructure foundations, and artificial intelligence (AI), that work across diverse IT environments and the world’s biggest clouds, such as Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and Google Cloud. Through this, VST ECS will help its customers build their data fabric and accelerate their digital transformation – whether on-premises, in a hybrid environment or entirely in the cloud.
“VST ECS is committed to driving digital transformation for its customers so that they can stay focused on their core business. As part of their cloud journey, our customers want to work with trusted partners to integrate, connect, and optimize any cloud and unlock any workload for the cloud. VST ECS and NetApp are well-positioned to help our customers through this journey and lead with data, leveraging cloud data services capabilities from NetApp, and an extensive channel network from VST ECS,” said VST ECS President and CEO, Jimmy D. Go.
“Philippine companies are using data-driven digital transformation to innovate, and many need partners like VST ECS and NetApp to support them. Through VST ECS, customers can access a leading portfolio of NetApp’s hybrid cloud data services and data management solutions to address their most pressing digital transformation needs, and unlock the best of cloud. I am delighted with the expansion of our relationship with VST ECS and encouraged by the momentum that our companies have continued to build together,” said Weera Areeratanasak, NetApp’s Regional Director for Thailand, Indochina, and the Philippines.
For the past 20 years, VST ECS has been leading the Philippines’ ICT distribution industry by partnering with brands that represent innovation, quality, and business transformation. The company’s partnership with NetApp will add a new dimension to its current offerings and underscores its market position as a distributor of powerful solutions that support businesses in the Philippines with their digital transformation efforts.