Longmont, CO– Dot Hill Systems Corp. (Nasdaq:HILL), a trustedsupplier of innovative enterprise-class storage systems, today announced it has signed an agreement with Arrow Electronics, Inc.
Arrow's OEM Computing Solutions business will utilize Dot Hill AssuredSAN® OEM storage systems within their OEM solutions throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), significantly expanding Dot Hill's reach to systems integrators that architect solutions to key vertical market customers. Arrow will offer Dot Hill's full line of AssuredSAN storage arrays, including the company's 3004, 4004 and 6004 models.
“Vertical OEMs and 'white box' system builders require access to reliable storage solutions that can be customized to complement their systems,” said Garrett Wein, vice president of worldwide OEM Sales, Dot Hill. “Arrow's OEM Computing Solutions business is an ideal go-to-market partner for Dot Hill because the two companies are focused on delivering flexible, robust solutions coupled with value-added services to a common set of vertical markets including aerospace & defense, industrial automation, security, broadcast, healthcare, transportation and telecommunications.”
Arrow has a unique combination of suppliers that complement Dot Hill's OEM storage line. With a combination of value-added services, logistics, engineering services, finance models and integration facilities in seven regions, Arrow's OEM Computing Solutions business provides OEMs and systems integrators with access to complete solutions.
With fully redundant and hot-swappable components, Dot Hill AssuredSAN storage solutions provide easy serviceability, resulting in lower support costs throughout the life of the product. Backed by an industry-best 37-month “bumper-to-bumper” warranty, AssuredSAN storage solutions are available with the latest high-bandwidth interfaces, including 12Gb SAS, 16Gb Fibre Channel, 10Gb iSCSI or dual personality 16Gb Fibre Channel/10Gb iSCSI.
All highly reliable AssuredSAN systems deliver proven 99.999 percent availability and feature platinum-rated power supplies. AssuredSAN arrays meet both NEBS Level 3 carrier and MIL-STD government requirements. In the telecommunications market segment, NEBS equipment is required to meet carrier grade environmental standards for the highest possible reliability and availability.