IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arbitech, LLC and XIO Storage Inc, announced today the execution of a definitive distribution agreement. Arbitech is authorized to distribute all products offered by XIO in the United States and Canada. Mr. Jim Binford, President of Arbitech, stated: "Arbitech is excited to be able to offer XIO products. Arbitech continues to meet the demands of its customers by offering total solutions in an efficient and cost effective manner."
Mr. Mark Dunlap, VP of Purchasing for Arbitech, added: "The addition of XIO to our product offering is a natural progression for Arbitech. As Arbitech has become the preeminent distributor in the independent channel, it has sought to partner with established manufacturers in more traditional relationships. XIO is a leading storage innovator that is recognized globally for its products."
"It is essential to build a strong ecosystem of partners in order to accelerate growth," said Alan Atkinson, President and CEO of XIO. "It is as equally important to make sure they are the right partners. Arbitech is very successful and has experienced tremendous growth but still provides the individual attention needed to make relationships like this work. The XIO Hyper ISE storage system is a unique and valuable product that is ideal for Arbitech's channel."
They XIO Hyper ISE storage system provides over 200,000 IOPS and greatly reduces database query times, significantly increases server consolidation and enables VDI projects supporting thousands of virtual desktops on a single system.
"The XIO Hyper ISE is in a class by itself and provides a solution in a rapidly emerging performance-driven storage market. Arbitech is interested in working with leaders that solve real problems. That is why we partnered with XIO," said Mr. Binford.
"The combination of the Hyper ISE and X-Volume enables us to aggregate multiple systems to achieve over a million IOPS far more cost effectively than anything else that is out there. We are talking a whole new ball game here," added Mr. Atkinson.
Arbitech, LLC, founded in August 2000, has achieved over a billion dollars in total sales. Arbitech is the nation's leading alternative distributor of servers, storage, virtualization, networking and mobile solutions including IBM, HP, Cisco, Eaton, VMware, Kingston, Toshiba, PanoLogic, Lenovo, Qlogic, XIO and other manufacturers. By offering creative, cost-effective solutions, Arbitech enables its reseller partners to win more business and earn additional profit margin. For more information please visit www.arbitech.com.
XIO is the leader in performance-driven storage with the best price/performance/capacity ratios of any solution in the market. XIO pioneered the only True SHD storage system that amalgamates SSD and HDD in a single pool of storage, resulting in extreme performance that changes the economics of the data center. XIO empowers enterprises to drive database performance to its limits, accelerate business analytics, enable VDI deployments, and greatly improve their server virtualization consolidation ratios. In addition, enterprise-class reliability and ease of use are in our DNA and core aspects of all our storage systems. XIO is field-proven with thousands of deployments worldwide.
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