Iomega unveils new disti Anixter

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Iomega, the SMB arm of EMC (NYSE:EMC) has partnered with specialist distributor Anixter (NYSE: AXE) to deliver the vendor’s StorCenter network storage range to the video surveillance market.

“We are excited to include the Iomega server class network attached storage devices to our security portfolio,” comments Steven Anson, Anixter’s VP of marketing – enterprise cabling & security solutions for EMEA, who says the addition of Iomega’s products will provide an additional layer to the disti’s IP video surveillance portfolio.

Adds Jan Jensen, VP of sales, EMEA, Iomega: “Anixter has strong relationships with security integrators, which will allow us to accelerate our delivery of dependable and economical hosted local and cloud video surveillance with Iomega network storage products.”

Products include the Iomega double-drive desktop StorCenter ix2-200 Cloud Edition NAS unit, which ships with up to 6TB of networked storage capacity, the four-drive desktop StorCenter ix4-200d Cloud Edition, with up to 12TB of storage capacity, and the new four- and six-drive desktop StorCenter px4-300d and px6-300d models, with up to 18TB of storage. There are also rackmount StorCenter models that offer up to 38TB of storage capacity.

All of Iomega’s StorCenter NAS devices use EMC LifeLine software, a Linux operating environment compatible with video surveillance management solutions such as the Axis Video Hosting Service (AVHS), jointly developed by Iomega with Axis Communications.

Iomega’s other UK distributors are CMS Peripherals, Computer 2000, Ingram Micro and Avnet. Its products are also available via EMC disties Arrow and Magirus.

In March Iomega launched a new channel partner programme.


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