StorIT signs distie pact with Emulex at GITEX
StorIT will distribute Emulex solutions across the Middle East region
StorIT, a data storage specialist value added distributor in the Middle East and North African (MENA) region, has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Emulex, a provider of networking solutions, data centre and SAN management solutions.
StorIT says the new partnership is expected to address the increasing demand for high performance kits in virtualisation installations.
Under the terms of the agreement, StorIT will distribute Emulex solutions across the Middle East region, with special focus on Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait.
"We are very excited with the potential opportunities that this new partnership presents for both StorIT and Emulex," said Bobby Joseph, CEO, StorIT. "Signing this new alliance during GITEX 2012, one of the most awaited IT events in the region, demonstrates our continuous efforts to be at the forefront of the IT industry. This new partnership proves to be both timely and strategic as the Middle East has expressed a demand for experts that can assess and meet the growing demand for server, networks and storage device solutions."
Joseph said: "In addition, the alliance will also give our channel partners the ability to offer high quality storage offerings and further enabling them to work on bigger projects--allowing them also to address new market segments in the region."
"When we were looking for a potential Middle East partner, we had wanted to tie up with a go-to-market partner with the relationships and momentum to break us out into motivated data centre partners. Our decision to partner with StorIT demonstrates our confidence in the company's capacity to deliver and provide value added service to its rapidly growing customer base in the region," said Craig Skelton, channel director, Emulex.
Skelton added that: "The company offers its channel partners with true technical understanding, market knowledge and fast-focused service, which will definitely help us in our efforts to speed up deals and deliver better results for our customers and resellers."