News Release


October 27, 2014

Focal Point Solutions Group Announces Authorized Channel Partner Program


What: Focal Point announces a new channel partner program for IBM i sales organizations

Where: COMMON 2014 Fall Conference and Expo, Indianapolis, Indiana, Oct. 27–29, 2014

Who: Focal Point Solutions Group (FPSG) is an IBM Business Partner specializing in managed services

Contact: Ron Venzin, Partner, Focal Point Solutions Group

COMMON 2014 Fall Conference and Expo, Indianapolis, Ind.—Focal Point Solutions Group LLC, an IBM Business Partner, today announced  the Focal Point Channel Partner Program, which provides organizations an opportunity to become a Partner in Profit with Focal Point Solutions Group LLC and to participate in the exploding data protection and availability market that includes server, disk, and tape sales in the billions of dollars annually, along with managed services, disaster recovery, high availability, backup/recovery, and security The announcement was made at the Fall Conference of the world's largest IBM user group.

Focal Point Solutions Group LLC is an IBM Business Partner owned and managed by professionals with extensive IT industry experience and deep understanding of the IBM midrange platform. Based in Florida, the company is an IBM MSP infrastructure partner with certifications from IBM in Power Systems, Tivoli Storage Manager, and IBM storage


“Our new Partner Program represents a real win-win for IBM i Business Partners who may have customers who need Focal Point Solutions' services but whose related strengths lie elsewhere and are able to partner with another organization,” said Ron Venzin, Partner, Focial Point Solutions Group.

“The FPSG Channel Partner Program has nothing but upside for many system integrators and independent software vendors in the IBM i space,” said Garrett Schut, VP Sales West, Focal Point Solutions Group. "We are expecting a healthy number of applicants at the show to become

'partners in profit' in this new opportunity and to participate in this expanding data protection and availability markets that represent annual sales in the billions," said Schut.

FPSG Authorized Channel Partners Gain Access to FPSG’s advanced IBM i Data
FPSG Authorized Channel Partners gain access to FPSG’s advanced IBM i data protection/availability/storage solutions, marketing and sales assistance, lead referrals, technical support as well as channel experts focused on the  IBM midrange market. Program focus is on building strong demand-creation capabilities to ensure a predictable and profitable stream of business using our proven advanced storage solutions.
FPSG's set of managed services and storage-related solutions are the most advanced available for protecting the growing data assets and high availability solutions that are so important to enterprise organizations. The FPSG Authorized Channel Partner Program offers a variety of benefits to help organizations grow their businesses.
Listed below are a few highlights:

For more information on Focal Point’s Authorized Channel Partner Program, contact Ron Venzin, Partner, FPSG, Tel: 813-513-7402,

Focal Point Solutions Group LLC

Focal Point Solutions Group LLC (FPSG) is an IBM Business Partner with extensive experience in the IBM Power Systems, x86, and new cloud platforms. The company is an IBM MSP infrastructure partner with certifications by IBM for Power Systems, Tivoli software, and storage. Based in Florida, FPSG has clients throughout North America and specializes in managed services, high availability, and unique disaster-recovery architectures, including Focal Point's DR FlashCopyTM solution, a bundled DR offering that includes IBM hardware, software and FPSG managed services to simplify advanced data protection and high availability. FPSG specializes in managed services and cloud hosting solutions designed to make the jobs of IT professionals easier. The company offers technical assessments and support for server consolidation, virtualization, data protection, availability, security, and compliance. The FPSG Managed Services team provides 24/7 monitoring of installed third party high availability solutions, first- and second-level technical support, and automated monitoring at the FPSG Client Alert Center. The company's mission statement states it is dedicated to "Make our clients' lives easier, more successful, and more profitable. Our professional team of caring, accountable, and technically talented professionals sees our clients as deserving excellence in services and solutions."

Focal Point Solutions Group LLC
8955 U.S. Highway 301 N #204
Parish, Florida, 34219 USA
Tel: 813 513 7402

* FlashCopy, IBM i, iSeries, and AS/400 are trademarks of IBM Corporation.

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