Nutanix signs Fast Lane as Authorized Training Centre Partner


Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud computing, today announced that Fast Lane, a leading IT consultancy/ training centre, has been appointed as an Authorized Training Centre (ATC) Partner and has been approved to deliver training on behalf of the company across the GCC, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Libya, Yemen and Pakistan.

Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Dubai, Fast Lane has presence throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). The team consists of highly qualified consultants and instructors who not only hold a wide range of certification and various specializations, but also possess in-depth practical experience. This team of multinational experts provide customers with the latest technology updates.

Speaking about the partnership, Bassam Al Masri, Director of Channel, Distribution and OEM – METI at Nutanix says, “With digital transformation being high on the agenda of a majority of regional enterprises today, Nutanix, as an established leader in the cloud space, has been experiencing an increased uptake in its technology solutions. This in turn has led to an increase in demand for training. We were looking to partner with a reputed company that could impart specialist training and Fast Lane, with its team of highly qualified instructors, world-class facilities and illustrious vendor portfolio fit the bill. We are excited about the partnership and are confident that the company will play a key role in enhancing the overall level of technology skills in the region.”

Josef Mikulnig, CEO Fast Lane

Fast Lane has gone through the necessary steps to fulfil Nutanix’s training partner requirements, with two of the company’s existing highly skilled technical trainers. This included attending Enterprise Cloud Administration (ECA) training, achieving Nutanix Certified Professional (NCP) certification and participating in a teach back event.

With state-of-the-art facilities, the company will deliver both, classroom as well as virtual instructor-led training on Nutanix technologies. Equipped with the latest devices and technologies, Fast Lane’s high-end labs provide first-rate service and raise the bar for training quality. It has already adapted its facilities in the light of COVID-19 to help ensure that trainees attending courses feel safe. It will run two to three sessions per quarter, which will be open to Nutanix channel partners as well as end-customers. Besides training, Fast Lane, with the support of Nutanix, will also focus on demand generation activities via technical webinars and marketing events.

Josef Miskulnig, CEO and President at Fast Lane comments, “At Fast Lane, we were looking to add a vendor specializing in Cloud based solutions.  Nutanix stood out to us as a market leader and we saw a great opportunity to complement our existing training portfolio. We very much look forward to being part of the success of Nutanix as their Authorized Training Partner.”

“We have noticed a huge increase from our customers for hyperconverged infrastructure solutions. Most of them are referring to Nutanix as the ‘first player’ in the game and hence we foresee Nutanix continuing to grow, resulting in a demand for training,” Miskulnig concludes.

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