LenovoEMC products are now available through Lenovo’s industry leading distribution network
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 20, 2013 — Lenovo (HKSE: 0992) (PINK SHEETS: LNVGY) today announced that the LenovoEMC portfolio of Network Attached Storage products are now available through Lenovo channel partners and direct from Lenovo in North America. With this announcement, LenovoEMC products are now fully integrated into Lenovo’s leading channel partner program.
Effective today, 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-level capabilities, are now branded as LenovoEMC products. Enterprise-level capabilities provided by the LenovoEMC products include hot-swap, server-class drives, volume encryption and snapshots. For more information on these products, go to www.lenovoemc.com.
“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 disaster recovery 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 global strategic partnership between Lenovo and EMC Corporation encompasses an x86 server technology development program, as well as an OEM and reseller relationship for EMC’s storage solutions.
Lenovo (HKSE: 0992) (PINK SHEETS: LNVGY) is a $US30 billion personal technology company – and the second largest PC company in the world, serving customers in more than 160 countries. Dedicated to building exceptionally engineered PCs and mobile internet devices, Lenovo’s business is built on product innovation, a highly-efficient global supply chain and strong strategic execution. Formed by Lenovo Group’s acquisition of the former IBM Personal Computing Division, the company develops, manufactures and markets reliable, high-quality, secure and easy-to-use technology products and services. Its product lines include legendary Think-branded commercial PCs and Idea-branded consumer PCs, as well as servers, workstations, and a family of mobile internet devices, including tablets and smart phones. Lenovo has major research centers in Yamato, Japan; Beijing, China; and Raleigh, North Carolina. For more information, see www.lenovo.com.
About LenovoEMC Ltd
LenovoEMC is a joint venture established in December 2012 between Lenovo and EMC that includes the Iomega network storage product business. Lenovo and EMC created the joint venture based on Lenovo’s record as one of the fastest-growing information technology companies and Iomega’s heritage as a leader in network storage solutions. LenovoEMC delivers quality and ease-of-use that make its network storage products the best choice for customers of all types. LenovoEMC develops and updates the LenovoEMC LifeLine™ storage operating system for its family of LenovoEMC and Lenovo Iomega branded products. To learn more about all of LenovoEMC’s network storage products, please go to the Web at www.lenovoemc.com.
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