nStor and Avant Networks Sign Distributor Agreement

nStor Technologies Inc. has signed a distributor agreement with Avant Networks to offer storage solutions in the Asia Pacific region. Avant Networks, a provider of network and infrastructure products in the Asian market, will now offer nStor’s NexStor Fibre Channel and SCSI RAID solutions to its customer base.

“As we looked to enter the information storage market in Asia, we found that nStor had a robust storage offering that also complemented our server business,” said Keith Wan, CEO of Avant Networks. “NexStor solutions offer the high levels of density, speed and reliability that are critical to our customers in the ISP, ASP, telecommunications and government sectors. We are delighted to be working with nStor to bring these innovative, high-performance products to market.”

“The NexStor product family is ideally positioned to address the explosion of data centers in Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong,” said James Habuda, vice president of OEM & Reseller Channels for nStor Technologies. “The Asia/Pacific region represents a significant growth opportunity for nStor, and we are pleased to continue expanding our international distribution channels with this new agreement.”

“The rapid explosion of information is driving the need for more effective ways to access, manage and secure critical data,” said Fahim Ahmed, director of Asian Operations for nStor Technologies. “This agreement is a commitment by nStor and Avant to address emerging markets around the world with the most superior storage systems and management software available. We are confident that our combined wealth of experience will enable customers to easily implement enterprise solutions for all their information management needs.”

Avant Networks plans to offer the NexStor Fibre Channel and SCSI RAID solutions as stand-alone products or bundled with its line of servers. Avant and nStor will jointly provide customer service and support.

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