QNAP appoints Redington as VAD

QNAP appoints Redington as VAD

Online PR News – 05-December-2010 – – New Delhi, 19 November, 2010: QNAP Systems, Inc., the leading Network Attached Storage (NAS) and Network Video Recorder (NVR) provider, today announced it has entered into a distribution agreement with Redington (India) Limited to fulfill the demands in the network data storage market. QNAP Turbo NAS series have been widely recognized as high quality, high performance storage solutions for Small and Medium-sized Business (SMB), and corporate. Redington will now begin distributing QNAP's awards-winning Turbo NAS in India.

d low NAS Storage represents a strong part in QNAP’s Business Solution portfolio offering high performance, easy-to-maintain anTCO (Total cost of Ownership), and reliable storage solution. With Redington's appointment, the brand will be further enhancing its distribution network across this category of products.

With the high value-added software functions Windows Active Directory, Remote Replication and fully certified virtualization storage solution for Vmware, Citrix Xen and Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Cluster, Turbo NAS satisfies SMB and corporate users’ need for data storage, backup and convenient management in one purchase.

Besides, Qnap Turbo NAS series offers a host of desirable features including support for 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch hard drives housed in lockable, hot-swappable drive carriers, RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 5+ hot spare, and 6+ hot spare (5-drive and higher models) with online RAID capacity expansion, online RAID level migration, and RAID recovery. QNAP Turbo NAS Pro+ models offer a rich suite of business applications including the most comprehensive centralized backup available, website hosting, printer sharing, file server/sharing, and even video surveillance recording using networked cameras. The capabilities of the Turbo NAS can be expanded with exclusive QPKG open-source developed for a variety of business applications including SQL database management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and even ecommerce.

Redington having successfully positioned itself as a focused supply chain solutions player with a significant reach across India, Middle East and Africa will surely take QNAP’s NAS Storage to a larger number of users.

"We are pleased to strengthen our distribution network through Redington’s reseller channels to widely offer our full range iSCSI Turbo NAS series to the market. The powerful Turbo NAS series are designed for business users who require storage solutions that integrate performance, features, capacity, and manageability. The Turbo NAS delivers higher performance than other general SOHO NAS brands in the market and allows intensive simultaneous data access in the business environment," said Mr. Kerman Rana, Director – Business Development, QNAP Systems, Inc.

"Facing the intensive growth of digital data for business transactions nowadays, SMB and enterprises need powerful, reliable, and scalable storage solutions. We believe that QNAP can fulfill those needs with the high performance NAS products” says Sasikanth, Strategic Business Unit Head, Enterprise SBU (Value Added Distribution), Redington (India) Limited.

QNAP NAS Storage
The Turbo NAS family consists of 1 bay, 2-bay, 4-bay, 5-bay, 6-bay, and 8-bay tower, 1U 4 bay, 2U 8 bay chassis (with redundant power supply) models and are now available for resellers via Redington distribution network.

About QNAP Systems, Inc.

QNAP Systems, Inc. is a privately held company founded in 2004 and is dedicated to bringing world class NAS storage, professional NVR video surveillance, and network video players to consumer, small/medium business, and entry level enterprise market segments. QNAP leverages not only hardware design but also a growing core competency in software engineering that is precisely focused on bringing to market products that offer the highest available performance coupled with outstanding reliability, scalability, and ease of installation and use. QNAP is a multi-national company with headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan, and subsidiary offices in China and the United States.

About Redington (India) Limited
Redington provides end-to-end supply chain solutions for global brands in IT and Non-IT verticals in potential geographies of South Asia, Middle East and Africa. With a large distribution network and a market penetration of more than 18 countries, the Company is amongst the largest, supply chain solution providers to over 75 leading manufacturers of Information Technology, Telecom, Lifestyle and Consumer Electronics Products, worldwide. The Company also provides warranty and post warranty services. Supported by a wide and well connected distribution network of more than 23,600 channel partners, team of trained and talented workforce and Automated Distribution Centres, Redington has drawn up plans to take its place amongst the key world class, supply chain solution providers. Redington’s consolidated revenue for FY 2009-10 is Rs. 13,778.65 Crore (over US$ 3 Billion) and the consolidated net profit for the FY 2009-10 is Rs. 184.33 Crore.