Sun, Deloitte Team on IT Consolidation
Duo to offer integrated services that bring together both business process and implementation help.BURLINGTON, Mass.Sun Microsystems Inc. and Deloitte Consulting are offering enterprises looking to consolidate their IT infrastructures integrated services that bring together both business process and implementation help. Speaking at an event on Suns campus here on Wednesday, officials from both companieswhich already had an existing partnershipsaid they found that customers were looking for a single face when seeking consulting help on their consolidation projects. In response, Sun and Deloitte have merged much of their offerings, from methodologies, employees to rates and marketing tool kits. The companies also collaborate on reference architectures and engagement models.
"This is a marriage," said Robert Frazzini, global leader of technology integration at Deloitte. "What it really is, in the field, is that we took two teams and put them together. Its a joint team, joint goals, with a joint sales and marketing force."