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Hitachi Data Systems appoints new Malaysian distributor

AvantiKumar | July 6, 2011
It hopes to increase its storage solutions market share by appointing Originex Networks as its official distributor in Malaysia.

KK Khooi, ED and Tan Ting Fong, MD Originex with Johnson Khoo, MD, Hitachi Data Systems

PHOTO - KK Khooi, ED and Tan Ting Fong, MD Originex with Johnson Khoo, MD, Hitachi Data Systems.

Storage solutions provider Hitachi Data Systems intends to enhance its market share in Malaysia with the appointment of Originex Networks as its new distributor.

Speaking on 1 July, Hitachi Data Systems Malaysia managing director Johnson Khoo said: "With Hitachi Data Systems being the leader in the storage virtualisation space, we see Originex as an ideal partner for us to continue building our market share, especially with our new enterprise class storage now receiving overwhelming market response."

"With the distributorship beginning 1 April 2011, Originex is distributing the entire portfolio of Hitachi Data Systems' products and solutions," said Khoo.

Originex Networks managing director Tan Ting Fong said Originex has already secured two major deals in Malaysia for Hitachi Data Systems, in the utility space and in the healthcare industry respectively. "The two deals were secured through Originex's partners namely HeiTech Padu and AGFA."

"Hitachi Data Systems has successfully made its mark as a leading storage solution provider in Malaysia and here at Originex, we are happy to be appointed as its distributor," said Originex Networks executive director, KK Khooi. "Hitachi Data Systems' products also complement our current list of distributor products, allowing us to offer our customers a complete range of products and solutions to cater to their business needs."


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