Force 3’s strategic alliances with the industry’s leading manufacturers keeps our engineers and sales professionals at the forefront of technology, enabling them to deliver industry-leading solutions to our clients.

The vital relationships we maintain with our Core Technology Partners, Cisco, VMware and EMC, along with our Strategic Partners have been a major factor in the rapid growth of Force 3 over the past several years. Through constant communication, training and support of these strategic partners, Force 3 is able to bring comprehensive end-to-end solutions to our clients both in the commercial and public sectors.

Core Technology Partners:

Cisco Systems – Force 3 is a Cisco Gold partner and has achieved both Security Masters and Unified Communications Masters certifications.  Additionally, we maintain Advanced Wireless status, and ATPs in Rich Media and IPICs. We are recognized by Cisco for our Customer Satisfaction Excellence, and we’ve been named Cisco’s Security, Virtualization and Collaboration Partner of the Year in recent years, as well as being the fastest growing federal partner out there. Force 3 also provides a 24×7 Cisco Help Desk for our customers (443-994-1222). For more information, visit

VMware – With Force 3’s Premier Partnership Level, we have instant access to VMware, the global leader in cloud infrastructure. By delivering customer-proven virtualization solutions that significantly reduce IT complexity, VMware accelerates an organization’s transition to cloud computing, while preserving existing IT investments and enabling more efficient, agile service delivery without compromising control. Organizations rely on VMware and its industry-leading virtual infrastructure platform, VMware vSphere, to energize their business through IT, while saving energy—financial, human and the Earth’s. With 2009 revenues of $2 billion, VMware has more than 170,000 customers and 25,000 partners worldwide. Learn more at

EMC – Force 3 is a Velocity Advantage and Authorized Services Network Partner for EMC. EMC Corporation is a global technology leader and innovator. Their systems, software, services, and solutions enable customers to store, protect, optimize, and leverage their information assets in new ways—maximizing value while reducing costs. They help customers design, build, and manage intelligent, flexible, and secure information infrastructures that transform information into business advantage. Learn more at

Apple – From notebooks to desktops Apple offers an amazing lineup to meet your business needs. Features include built-in support for the latest version of Exchange and a platform to run the most common business applications. Learn more at

Citrix – Citrix transforms how businesses and IT work and people collaborate in the cloud era. With market-leading cloud, collaboration, networking and virtualization technologies, Citrix powers mobile work styles and cloud services, making complex enterprise IT simpler and more accessible for 260,000 organizations. Citrix products touch 75 percent of Internet users each day and it partners with more than 10,000 companies in 100 countries. Annual revenue in 2011 was $2.21 billion. Learn more at

NetApp – NetApp creates innovative products—storage systems and software that help customers around the world store, manage, protect, and retain one of their most precious corporate assets: their data. NetApp is recognized throughout the industry for continually pushing the limits of today’s technology so that our customers never have to choose between saving money and acquiring the capabilities they need to be successful. Learn more at