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HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. – October 2, 2018XenTegra, an expert provider of integrated digital workspaces and managed services, today announced that it has been named a Microsoft Gold-Certified Partner. The company also announced that it has extended the suite of managed services offerings provided by its XenTegra Connect division and has named additional leadership to its management team.

As a Microsoft Gold-Certified Partner, XenTegra is among Microsoft’s most highly accredited, independent providers of support and services for Microsoft technologies. This certification joins XenTegra’s multiple Platinum Citrix Specialist designations for Solution Advisor, Virtualization, Networking, and Mobility.

The expertise from these certifications and designations has been built-in to a newly expanded suite of managed services and migration services offered by XenTegra Connect, a division of XenTegra. This suite of services, delivered via the XenTegra Cloud, includes:

  • Desktop-as-a-Service and Citrix-as-a-Service– providing the reliable and agile workspace IT needs to empower users while supporting simplified management and security.
  • Security-as-a-Service– offering the latest endpoint security technology, as a service, to safeguard end-usercomputing for reliable risk mitigation.
  • Backup-as-a-Service– delivering assured data protection and simplified recovery for critical user data.
  • Monitoring-as-a-Service– supporting workspace efficiency and productivity through 24/7 visibility monitoring into endpoint and server performance.

Complementing these managed service offerings are XenTegra’s Office 365 and Microsoft Azure migration services.  Delivered by Microsoft-certified experts, these consulting services have been designed to quickly kick-start cloud projects.

“As we work help customers deliver, manage and support successful digital workspace solutions, and the infrastructure that supports them, we have built a robust suite of managedservices, consulting and education in tight alignment with our partners, including Microsoft and Citrix,” said Andy Whiteside, Managing Founder & CEO, XenTegra. “To support the delivery of these expanded service offerings,we have also extended our leadership team with industry veterans that offer expertise that’s truly unmatched in our market. The combination of our passionate and innovative team and deep partner expertise truly sets XenTegra apart.”

As XenTegra drives new opportunities and continued growth, it has added the following members to the XenTegra management team. Dan Murphy has joined the company as Vice President, Finance and Operations bringing with him 30 years of business administration and general management background. To oversee sales operations, Keith Qualter has been promotedto Vice President of Sales & Business Development. Trevor Mansell has been named Managing Director of XenTegra Connect, XenTegra’s managed services operations. Managing marketing programs and marketing technology is Pete Downing, Chief Marketing & Technology Officer (CMTO). Rounding out the XenTegra management team are Darren Perry, Director, Sales & Business Development and Chris Doran, Director, Consulting Services.

For more information on XenTegra’s managed services and consulting offerings, visit: https://www.xentegraconnect.com. XenTegra also offers regular hands-on workshops, technical webinars and boot camps. For details on upcoming educational events, visit: https://www.xentegra.com/education.

About XenTegra

XenTegra is an expert provider of integrated digital workspace consulting, managed services, hosting and education. A Platinum Citrix Partner, Microsoft Gold Partner and IGEL Platinum Partner, XenTegra enables customers and their employees to work anytime, from anywhere on any device, using their own desktops and applications safely, securely and productively. For more information, visit: www.xentegra.com.

Pete Downing
Pete Downing
Joining Xentegra with over 15 years of software and IT experience from leading high technology organizations, Pete is the new Director of the Northeast Region. Prior to Xentegra, Pete has held various positions in IT, sales and product management. Recently, Pete was Director of Product Management for RES ONE Workspace/Security and directly responsible for defining the product direction, ensuring a successful code rewrite, the roadmap and ultimately played a role in RES’s recent exit and acquisition by Ivanti. Prior to RES, Pete held various product management roles at Citrix, BMC Software and Imprivata. He also has a deep knowledge of various Citrix products, where he was involved with Citrix’s cloud platform and cloud networking initiatives working specifically on Citrix NetScaler, bringing to market Citrix’s CloudBridge Connector and other strategic cloud initiatives. Pete joined Citrix via the Ardence acquisition, integrating Provisioning Server in to XenDesktop and XenApp. Pete is passionate about giving back where he is a board member for Three Squares New England, a Boston area non-profit focused on food insecurity. Parallel, he is very involved with his town and local schools where he is an elected town meeting member. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and an MBA from Babson College. In his spare time, aside from enjoying time with family and being an avid pit master (BBQ), his hobbies include CrossFit, road cycling, mountain biking, carpentry and home DIY projects.

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