EMC appoints distributor for mid-range storage systems

EMC appoints regional distributor for CLARiiON systems that are designed for the mid-range market. The storage solution, targeted at SMEs with moderate but rapidly growing demands, can support Unix and Windows NT environments.
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SINGAPORE - EMC Corporation, the storage giant, has appointed SiS Technologies Pte Ltd, as its distributor for its CLARiiON line of storage systems for Singapore and Thailand.

Designed to be a mid-range storage solution aimed at SMEs, the CLARiiON systems support Unix and Windows NT environments and is said to deliver flexibility and scalability for emerging companies with moderate but rapidly growing demands.

"EMC's CLARiiON based systems offer our customers an unmatched range of capacity, functionality and service in the department market . This will enable them to protect and leverage all their information, achieving the same level of benefits as larger corporations," commented K.H. Lim - CEO of SiS Technologies.

Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Hong Kong, SiS is a regional distributor of IT products and boasts a network of more than 10,000 resellers, retailers, system integrators, software houses, value added resellers and OEMs in Asia.

"We are pleased to be working with SiS Technologies. They have one of the most extensive channel coverage in the region and we believe that they have the expertise to provide the full range of CLARiiON systems and software," said Surash Nair, CLARiiON Business Unit Manager, EMC Asia Pacific. "SiS Technologies will certainly provide SME companies in Singapore and Thailand the industry's most comprehensive value-added services to enable them to manage the storage boom as they scale their businesses to embark on more sophisticated IT initiatives."

The agreement underscores EMC's plan to sell CLARiiON through its channel partners and is a part of the storage company's regional distribution strategy.

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