Dot Hill Expands Distribution of Storage Solutions for Today's Virtualized Environments through Info X Partnership
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Dot Hill Systems Corp.
1351 S. Sunset St.
Longmont, CO, 80501
Press release date: November 1, 2011
LONGMONT, Colo., Nov. 1, 2011 - With the goal of expanding its channel partner network, Dot Hill Systems Corp. (Nasdaq: HILL), a leading provider of Unified Virtual Storage and SAN storage solutions, today announced a distribution agreement with Info X, a global distributor of storage networking solutions that specializes in the distribution of server connectivity for virtualized networks and cloud environments.
Founded in 1999 and based in Randolph, N.J., with additional hubs in Hong Kong and Holland, Info X provides storage solutions to more than 2,000 storage VARs, VMware resellers, OEMs and system integrators worldwide.
Under the terms of the agreement, Info X will distribute Dot Hill's award-winning AssuredSAN(TM) storage arrays, including its latest offering, the AssuredSAN 3003 storage system, which is optimized for demanding workloads and delivers solid performance in today's virtualized environments, as well as the AssuredUVS(TM) line of Unified Virtual Storage Appliances.
"This agreement enables Dot Hill to expand its US and Canadian channel reach through Info X's long-standing and extensive relationships with new resellers and system integrators," said Brad Painter, vice president, channel sales, Dot Hill. "More and more resellers are delivering solutions based on Dot Hill storage products. Dot Hill products provide enterprise quality and 99.999% availability to end customers and a solid margin opportunity for resellers."
Today's announcement is the latest in a series, regarding Dot Hill's continued drive to expand the reach of its award-winning channel program. In 2011 the Dot Hill Connections Partner Program was named to CRN's 5-Star Partner Programs Guide for the second consecutive year. In addition Dot Hill earned a spot on Everything Channel's CRN Virtualization 100 list, which highlights the most compelling virtualization solutions and vendors delivering best-in-class products to meet the growing needs of the channel.
"Through our partnerships and alliances with the industry's leading names in servers, storage and network infrastructure, Info X is proud to offer our partners enterprise-grade, reliable and scalable solutions to enable newfound data center efficiencies and cost savings," said David De Ring, executive vice president, Info X. "Dot Hill enables its growing base of resellers to solve many critical business problems - managing storage growth, creating responsive virtual infrastructures, reducing operating expenses, and deploying new applications with its AssuredSAN and AssuredUVS Unified Virtual Storage product lines."
Dot Hill AssuredSAN and AssuredUVS - Smart, Simple Storage
Working through the channel's strongest partners to reach end-customers, Dot Hill's AssuredSAN and AssuredUVS branded products are designed to address the storage requirements of entry- to mid-level markets.
The Dot Hill AssuredSAN family of disk-to-disk data protection products combines the company's robust storage capability with enhanced data protection software features to address many of today's disaster recovery, business continuity and regulatory compliance requirements. Dot Hill AssuredSAN 3000 and 3003 Series arrays offer support for 8Gb Fibre Channel SANs, dual interface 8Gb Fibre Channel/1Gb iSCSI and 6Gb JBODs, and are available with Dot Hill AssuredRemote(TM) data management software for remote replication, AssuredCopy(TM), Dot Hill's volume copy technology, and AssuredSnap(TM) snapshot capability for improved data availability and business continuity.
Dot Hill's AssuredUVS line of Unified Virtual Storage Appliances brings the benefits of storage virtualization to the SMB and SME markets, by combining the requisite software, servers and storage into a versatile appliance that can consolidate organizations' multi-vendor storage assets, improve storage efficiencies, simplify management and create more IT and business flexibility. Dot Hill's entry into the Unified Virtual Storage market positions Dot Hill as a full storage provider and provides channel partners with new professional services revenue and more attractive margins.
For more details about the AssuredSAN family or to learn more about Dot Hill's storage solutions and partner program, please visit www.dothill.com.
About Dot Hill
Leveraging its proprietary Assured family of storage solutions, Dot Hill solves many of today's most challenging storage problems - helping IT to improve performance, increase availability, simplify operations, and reduce costs. Dot Hill's solutions combine breakthrough virtualization software with the industry's most flexible and extensive hardware platform and automated management to deliver best-in-class unified virtual storage and SAN solutions. Headquartered in Longmont, Colo., Dot Hill has offices and/or representatives in China, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, Singapore, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
For more information, visit us at www.dothill.com.
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