Global Distribution Announces Exciting New EMEA Distribution Partnership With Active Storage Inc.
September 10, 2010
Global Distribution, a specialist distributor of digital storage and infrastructure solutions, announced today that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Active Storage Inc., a manufacturer of innovative RAID solutions for the media and creative industries, with an emphasis on the broadcast, post‐production, publishing, education and science sectors.
Active Storage products deliver a best‐of‐breed user experience, marrying award‐winning industrial design, unmatched speed, reliability and customer service. Ease of use and robust performance make Active Storage the first choice for even the most complex professional storage needs.
Their flagship product, ActiveRAID represents the evolution of high performance, high‐availability RAID storage for media creative professionals. Designed for Enterprise class 24/7/365 day deployments and heavy-duty Post‐Production and Broadcast environments, ActiveRAID is highly optimized for Apple Xsan and Mac OS X applications, delivering the highest throughput and reliability under severe use conditions.
Active Storage set the standard for ease‐of‐deployment and monitoring of self‐contained RAID systems for Media and Apple users. The company developed the world’s first Native Mac OS X storage management suite, introduced the first iPhone Storage Monitoring App and has recently introduced a state-of-the-art, easy to deploy, storage management suite for Windows.
Some of most recognized names in Broadcast and Post-Production all have one thing in common – Active Storage. From NASCAR to Fuji TV, The Mill to Point 360, wherever clients need storage that is equal parts fast, stable and reliable, Active Storage is the smart choice.
Keith Warburton, Managing Director of Global Distribution explains: “The ActiveRAID, ActiveRAID ES, and Innerpool products from Active Storage offer creative professionals a truly differentiated RAID architecture with the styling and performance that is an obvious fit for our resellers and partners in the Rich Media market. Whether the systems are deployed in a direct‐attached server environment or a complex Xsan configuration, the Active Storage offers a range of brilliant solutions for creative professionals that demand the best.”
Paul Philips, Managing Director of Active Storage in Europe says, “We are very excited about the new partnership with Global Distribution. We’ve had great success across the UK and Europe, particularly in the content creation market. With the addition of Global Distribution, (and their reputation as storage innovators) along with their knowledgeable partners, we expect this to be a powerful partnership that will help us increase our reach throughout Europe.”
About Global Distribution
Global Distribution is a value-added, specialist distributor with a wealth of knowledge and experience in providing storage and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments within the audio/video, broadcast, CCTV and high-performance computing (HPC) markets. Dedicated to delivering the best new storage products and solutions to these markets, along with active support and development that is second to none, Global work very closely with all of their vendors, partners and resellers to meet the growing storage demands within these markets.
About Active Storage
Active Storage, Inc. is the innovative storage leader for media and creative professionals, broadcast, post-production, on-line and archive solutions. Fast, reliable and easy to deploy, Active Storage products deliver a best-of-breed user experience, marrying award-winning industrial design, unmatched speed, reliability and customer service. Ease of use and robust performance make Active Storage the first choice for complex professional storage deployments. Copyright 2008-2011 Active Storage, Inc. All rights reserved. Active Storage logo is trademark of Active Storage, Inc. iPhone is a trademark of Apple, Inc. Apple, Mac OS X, Bonjour, Cocoa, Dashboard, Xsan, and Xserve are registered trademarks of Apple, Inc. All other company name or product names may be the trademarks of their respective owners.