CDI Achieves Gold Partner Status from Hewlett Packard Enterprise Partner Ready Program

HPE recognizes leading systems integrator for technical and sales competencies

New York – November 23, 2021 – CDI (Computer Design & Integration), an industry-leading systems integrator, today proudly announced it has achieved Gold Partner Status through the Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Partner Ready Program. To achieve Gold Partner Status, CDI completed over 200 manhours of numerous trainings, testing, and technical certifications.

“We are incredibly excited to have reached Gold Partner Status,” said Rob Owen, EVP and Chief Architect, CDI. “We have proudly partnered with HPE for over 25 years, providing clients around the world with elite solutions to move their business forward. Achieving this status indicates to current and future clients that we are capable of providing expert knowledge of, and access to, the entire spectrum of HPE tools and services.”

Since their founding in 1995, CDI has been known for expert implementation of HP solutions. Founder Eric Baker started his tech career as an HP Engineer before eventually establishing CDI in his garage, selling HP solutions exclusively.

“HP is in the roots of CDI,” said Michael Colonno, Director – Data Center Solutions, CDI. “But we are also excited by their future, having continuously made strides on all levels across all of their respective product lines. Having the support and expertise of one of the largest manufacturers in the world sets CDI apart from the competition. We are able to provide a better level of service to our clients that saves them both time and money.”

Being one of 65 North American solutions providers to achieve Gold Partner Status indicates CDI has an established team of experts highly trained to utilize the HPE network of solutions, as well as the support of HPE specialists to provide deeper value to current and future clients. The HPE partner program provides resources and tools to solutions providers ranging from compute, to storage, to next generation platforms like containers.

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