Magirus Distributes Dell’s Server and Storage

In the UK

This is a Press Release edited by on 2012.04.06
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Magirus Group, an European IT
solutions provider, has become a distributor
of Dell Corp.'s data centre solutions in the UK.

The deal gives Magirus' UK business partners access to Dell's range
of enterprise server, storage and connectivity portfolio. This builds on
Magirus' partnership with Dell in continental Europe announced in January 2011.

The Dell portfolio that Magirus will distribute from April gives
business partners a choice of the elements of a data centre solution. These
include: the PowerEdge server technology suitable for virtualised data
centre environments; as well as storage, backup and connectivity with the
PowerVault, EqualLogic and Compellent ranges to meet the needs of SME and
enterprise customers.

"This is another key step
in our strategy to provide a choice of the leading data centre vendors which
our business partners can offer to their customers,
" said Denise
Bryant, UK MD at Magirus. "Dell's portfolio helps companies cut operational expenditure. Its
virtualisation-optimised servers can scale to support business growth while
driving down capital expenditure through reduced hardware, software licensing
and energy consumption,
" she continued.

Dell selected Magirus because of its 6,000-strong reseller base
across the UK and Europe, coupled with its data centre expertise and business
support that it provides to its resellers.

"Magirus has an
exceptionally strong reseller base in the UK, particularly virtualisation
partners who need support migrating to virtualised data centre and cloud
computing solutions. This is a real asset which, combined with our portfolio
provides a compelling data centre proposition,
" said Kathleen
Schneider, Dell's executive director, Channel Marketing and Programmes,
Europe. "Also, Magirus excels at
helping resellers provide extra value with wrap around services and training.