ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW), today announced it is now an authorized North American Lenovo distributor System X and related solutions following the transition of IBM’s System X server business to Lenovo effective Oct. 1. Additionally, Lenovo’s ThinkServer rack servers, tower servers and enterprise storage product lines are available through Arrow. Future offerings from Lenovo through Arrow will include the low-end storage and associated networking products to be announced in the coming weeks.
“As one of the largest System X distributors for IBM globally, Arrow is pleased to be able to continue offering System X to our channel community, and to extend the offering to include Lenovo ThinkServer and Lenovo storage,” said Mark Taylor, vice president of North American servers, systems, and software within Arrow’s enterprise computing solutions segment. “We look forward to supporting Lenovo in this capacity and introducing our solution provider community to Lenovo solutions and services.”
Working with Lenovo, Arrow will continue to distribute System X, BladeCenter and Flex System blade servers and switches, System X-based Flex integrated systems, NeXtScale and iDataPlex servers and associated software, blade networking and maintenance operations.