Datalink and EMC Extend Reseller Alliance|
Datalink to Offer Full Line of EMC CLARiiON Storage Systems
MINNEAPOLIS & HOPKINTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 27, 2000-- Datalink Corporation, a premier provider of data storage solutions for open systems computing environments and EMC Corporation, the world leader in information storage, today announced they have signed a value added systems integrator agreement that enables Datalink to offer the full line of EMC's CLARiiON storage systems to customers nationwide.
Under the terms of the agreement, Datalink will integrate EMC's family of CLARiiON Fibre Channel storage systems and software, including the new CLARiiON FC4500 and EMC Access Logix software, into its suite of direct-attached storage and storage area network (SAN) solutions. EMC's CLARiiON systems provide storage consolidation for multiple, heterogeneous hosts (shared access for Sun Solaris, Windows NT, HP-UX and IBM AIX) and provide significant software functionality for the management, sharing and protection of critical information.
Greg Meland, Datalink's President and CEO, said, ``This new agreement with EMC will provide our customers with an industry leading storage system, new features and functionality as well as a clear strategy and set of additional solutions to support their enterprise storage needs, no matter how large they grow.''
Tom Heiser, EMC's Vice President of Global Channels, said, ``With 13 years of experience in the storage market, Datalink has the knowledge and integration experience to provide customers with a range of EMC solutions to meet their most demanding information requirements.''
Datalink Corporation (NASDAQ:DTLK - news), based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is the industry's leading independent provider of networked storage solutions for open systems computing environments. Designed to store, access, and protect business critical information, the Company's solutions are developed using best-of-breed technologies and professional services. A comprehensive suite of services -- analysis, design, integration, implementation, training, technical support and maintenance -- are delivered by Datalink's multi-tiered professional services organization. For more information on Datalink, call 1-800-448-6314, e-mail email@example.com or visit datalink.com.
EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC - news) is the world leader in information storage systems, software, networks and services, providing the information infrastructure for a connected world. Information about EMC's products and services can be found at emc.com.
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