Great Lakes Computer Reinstates Free HP c-Class Blade Server Offer to VMware vSphere Customers

HP c7000

Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) August 7, 2009

Great Lakes Computer, a 23 year old global HP technology reseller with well in excess of billion technology sales, announced today it will begin offering free HP c-Class blade servers.

Promoting the launch of VMware’s new vSphere 4.0 virtualization product, which recently replaced Virtual Infrastructure 3.5 (VI3), Great Lakes Computer is offering free HP blade server model BL460, BL465 and BL685s with the purchase of VMware vSphere and 1yr platinum support for 2 CPU’s.

The free blade server comes with 2 quad core processors, 8GB of memory and a 3yr warranty, but can be customized to meet your specific needs.

This promotion is available exclusively through Great Lakes Computer. For specific promotion and configuration details, contact Great Lakes Computer or refer to the accompanying documents.

In addition to the free HP blade servers, Great Lakes Computer is also offering a free C7000 blade enclosure with the purchase of 8 or more vSphere licenses. The combined package savings are at discounted levels, usually reserved for only the largest HP enterprise customers.

Qualifying VMware vSphere SKU’s:



Eligible HP c-Class blade server models:

HP BL460

HP BL465

HP BL685

c7000 chassis

When asked what was behind the vSphere free blade promotion, a spokesperson for Great Lakes Computer was quoted as saying, „In anticipation of our upcoming attendance at the 2009 VMworld show in San Francisco, we wanted to promote the Great Lakes Computer brand name on a national level, and bring our aggressive HP server prices and VMware professional services capabilities to a broader customer base. What better way is there than offering what is, in our opinion, simply the best VMware and HP blade server package in the market.“

„VMware customers attending the VMworld show are encouraged to stop by Great Lakes Computer’s booth # 1208 and learn more about our company and the free blade server promotion.“


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