Another feather has been added to the well-decorated cap of foremost Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Solutions company, Task Systems Ltd., with the elevation of the company to Platinum status by NetApp.
By virtue of this elevation, Task Systems joins an exclusively shortlist of companies who have successfully completed the rigorous processes, testing and validations required for NetApp solution sales, pre-sales and personnel deployment.
NetApp Inc. is an American multinational storage and data management company headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.
It is a member of the NASDAQ-100 and has consistently ranked in the Fortune 500 since 2012.
Founded in 1992 with an IPO in 1995, NetApp offers software, systems and services to manage and store data, including its proprietary Data ONTAP operating system.
According to the certification letter signed by Gos Hein van de Wouw, Area Vice President Northern EMEA and MEEEAR, Task Systems Ltd. by virtue of the Partner agreement signed between her and NetApp in September 2013, is a NetApp Platinum Partner for the resale of NetApp products and support services mainly in Nigeria.
It further states that the NetApp Partner Status Confirmation shall be valid for the duration of the agreement or until the partner status is changed.
Reacting to the development, Olufunke Oduntan, managing director, Task Systems Ltd., disclosed that the Platinum certification is justification for the years of sterling leadership in the provision of world-class ICT solutions.
“We are extremely delighted with the recognition and elevation of Task Systems Ltd. to Platinum status in the NetApp Partner Programme. Apart from its undisputed confidence-inducing effects and confirmation of capacity in local Nigerian ICT companies, this achievement goes a long way to boost the strategic partnership between Task Systems Ltd. and NetApp which we intend to take to even greater heights. Not many will forget that Task Systems started off as the pioneer of Desktop Publishing and Computer Graphics in Nigeria over 29 years ago. Over the years, we have not rested on our oars but have continuously remained in the fore-front of the ICT solutions space, driving innovations and delivering premium service.
“Our achievement of Platinum Partner status in the NetApp Programme justifies our unwavering efforts to constantly evolve and ensure that value creation, value addition and world class support services is synonymous with the name Task Systems. Our sterling work has remained very visible in the Oil & Gas, Financial Services and Public Sector. In addition to delivering cutting-edge ICT solutions and services for multinationals such as Total, Shell, Chevron and AGIP, among others, Task Systems Ltd. has continued to play a leading role in every industry she plays in,” she enthused.
Founded in 1989 by serial digital entrepreneur, Leo Stan Ekeh, Task Systems Ltd. has remained an industry leader in the ICT Solutions space, with the implementation of various projects in the Oil and Gas, Banking, Telecoms, Manufacturing and Public sectors.
The company boasts advanced competencies in a large bouquet of ICT solutions including Networking and Convergence solutions, Software Development, Enterprise Applications, Managed Support services, Data Centre design and Management, Power and Security solutions as well as Imaging and Printing solutions, among others.
Task Systems enjoys world-class partnership with global ICT companies and other Original Equipment Manufacturers and has won several local and international awards for its leadership role in the ICT Solutions space.