ORANGE, CA--(Marketwire - January 5, 2011) - Insight Integrated Systems (IIS), a division of Insight Investments LLC, the industry expert in technology solutions and financial engineering, today announced that Scott Gelb, senior consulting systems engineer, Insight Integrated Systems, was formally recognized by NetApp for his contribution and giving back to the NetApp community through his work with cloud-based MultiStore® storage technology. This award was presented recently in Las Vegas, NV, at the NetApp Insight Tech Conference*, a three-day networking and technical training event. Together, Insight Integrated Systems and NetApp have been successfully delivering enterprise storage solutions for more than 10 years.

"NetApp is proud to work with Insight Integrated Systems and Scott Gelb," said Roger Anderson, vice president of Worldwide Systems Engineering, NetApp. "We value Scott's knowledge and dedication to educating and inspiring the market and our community of channel partners. His contributions to the success of MultiStore and helping its users move to a more efficient and flexible shared IT infrastructure over the years are greatly appreciated."

Scott was recognized at the conference because of his demonstrated impact and success with NetApp® solutions, specifically the cloud-based product MultiStore. Scott has been selling NetApp solutions for 10 years and is a recognized expert in the technology. He has been ahead of the cloud-computing curve, evangelizing the benefits of hosted services and NetApp MultiStore well before the term cloud computing was coined.

"It is an honor to receive this recognition of our work, particularly in the rapidly advancing area of cloud computing," said Gelb. "I have worked with NetApp and sold its products for many years. This is my third year teaching the MultiStore product to NetApp employees and customers. I enjoy developing the training programs and delivering educational sessions because MultiStore is the NetApp product that enables the cloud for businesses."

Insight Integrated Systems and NetApp work together closely to provide enterprise data storage solutions for growing organizations. NetApp creates innovative storage systems and software that help customers around the world store, manage, protect, and retain one of their most precious corporate assets: their data. Insight Integrated Systems works with NetApp to provide expertise in assessing, designing, and implementing these solutions. Insight Integrated Systems' team has achieved nearly 20 NetApp channel partner certifications.

"NetApp is a remarkable company and we are proud to be one of its top channel partners," said Richard Heard, president of Insight Investments, LLC. "Scott is an invaluable asset and deserves this recognition. His contributions have had a great impact on our business and he has given back tremendously to the entire NetApp community."

* The naming of NetApp Insight Tech Conference and Insight Investments, LLC is coincidental and not connected. The NetApp Insight Tech Conference event was formerly called NetApp Fall Classic until 2008.

About Insight Integrated Systems (IIS)
Insight Integrated Systems, a division of Insight Investments LLC, is a highly specialized provider of virtualization, managed services and cloud computing solutions to corporate enterprises. IIS' highly experienced team of professionals enables businesses to dramatically increase hardware utilization, reduce server sprawl, reduce the need for new equipment, reduced planned downtime, provide disaster recovery capabilities and slash operating costs. For more information visit

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