LenovoEMC Storage Solutions in North AmericaUnder Lenovo Iomega brand
This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2013.05.27
LenovoEMC Ltd, a joint venture established in December 2012 between Lenovo and EMC that includes the Iomega network storage product business, announced that the LenovoEMC portfolio of NAS products are now available through Lenovo channel partners and direct from Lenovo in North America.
With this announcement, LenovoEMC products are now integrated into Lenovo's channel partner program.
Effective now, with new product orders, the EZ Media and ix Series Desktop line now carry the Lenovo Iomega brand while the px Series Desktop and px Series rack mount families, with additional enterprise capabilities, are now branded as LenovoEMC products. Enterprise capabilities provided by the LenovoEMC products include hot-swap, server-class drives, volume encryption and snapshots.
"The Lenovo Iomega ix Series Desktop, LenovoEMC px Series Desktop and px Series rack mount families combine Lenovo and EMC leadership into backup, shared virtualization and DR storage solutions that complement Lenovo's ThinkServer line," said Kevin Nelson, executive director, enterprise, Lenovo North America. "Lenovo is providing server and storage solutions with leading performance, true openness and value that today's organizations are seeking."
The LenovoEMC joint venture was finalized on January 3, 2013. In addition to the joint venture, the strategic partnership between Lenovo and EMC encompasses an x86 server technology development program, as well as an OEM and reseller relationship for EMC's storage solutions.