Huawei to partner with StorIT on full-range of enterprise storage solutions in the Middle East as company looks to make IT simpler and businesses more agile

Dong Wu, President at Huawei Enterprise Business Middle East with Boby Joseph, CEO of StorIT Distribution after signing the deal

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: StorIT—the leading Data Management Specialist Value Added Distributor in the Middle East and North Africa—has signed a new distribution agreement with Huawei—a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider—to serve customers across the GCC region with the latest innovations in enterprise-level storage technology.

The agreement will see StorIT distribute the entire range of Huawei’s Enterprise Storage Solutions through its wide channel network of value-added resellers and systems integrators. As a Huawei Value Added Distributor, StorIT will further enhance Huawei’s offerings through its dedicated channel network which will be supported by StorIT throughout the entire cycle of sales and technical support. The agreements includes pre-sales consultancy, solutions architecture & design, and through to post-sales implementation and support.

“StorIT is very pleased to announce its new partnership with Huawei which is one of the fastest growing global ICT technology brands and who have made significant strides in the Middle East market in recent years. Huawei’s commitment to the region is very impressive and their portfolio of products and their future roadmap makes them a perfect partner in growth for StorIT who has built an enviable reputation with unparalleled expertise and success in the Data Storage, Data Protection, and Data Management domain in the Middle East,” says Mr. Boby Joseph, CEO from StorIT.

“Huawei is committed to developing reliable and smart storage solutions which exhibit a consistent balance between technological capability, environmental considerations, product strength and market performance. Our products have been well received across the globe and we are looking forward to having yet another strong partner with a proven track record to bolster our success in this region,” adds Mr. Dong Wu, President at Huawei Enterprise Business Middle East. “StorIT is a specialist valued added distributor in the Middle East with expertise in the data management and storage domain, and hence a perfect partner for our portfolio of enterprise storage products. With their market expertise, valued-added services, exceptional customer service and a true technical understanding of our products, StorIT will assist us in our efforts to deliver unparalleled value to our customers.”

In recent years Huawei has continued to invest heavily in research & development, working to enhance its enterprise IT offerings worldwide and in the Middle East in particular. Today Huawei has established a complete series of IT solutions to help enterprises simplify their IT systems and improve their business agility. Huawei’s IT product line in the Middle East encompasses an impressive range of servers, storage systems, cloud computing products, and data center solutions.

This spring Huawei’s enterprise business group was honored by industry leaders with the prestigious title of Middle East “Networking Vendor of the Year” at the 7th Channel Middle East Awards. Huawei currently supports partners in a wide range of industries from education to healthcare, retail, manufacturing, banking and more. Recent collaborations include developing bespoke solutions for the UAE’s Tawazun in the manufacturing sector, the Oman Ministry of Manpower, and Saudi’s Technical and Vocational Training Corporation.

With an open and collaborative philosophy, Huawei has joined hands with more than 400 partners including Intel, SAP and CA, to provide a complete lineup of industry-specific IT solutions.

Following the new agreement, Huawei joins StorIT’s leading portfolio of vendors which includes EMC, Quantum, Mellanox, Moonwalk, Emulex, Aptare, QLogic, Supermicro and SAS to name some.

“Huawei complements our existing portfolio of products and helps us to sustain our competitive edge in extending best of breed solutions based on latest innovation to our customers,” adds Mr. Joseph.

About StorIT Distribution FZCO:

StorIT is the Middle East’s leading Specialist IT distributor of Enterprise Data Storage, and Information Management Solutions. Incorporated in year 2002, StorIT is based out of Dubai, with branch offices in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and Doha, Qatar.

With active operations spanning more than 12 countries across the region, StorIT works with a wide Reseller Channel Network, comprising Value Added Resellers and Solution Providers, in offering comprehensive turnkey solutions to customers in the SMB, SME and High Enterprise Segments of the market.  StorIT’s proven track record, over a period of 10 years, of successfully introducing the very best of breed technology providers of the world to the Middle East market, by establishing and enabling a robust reseller channel that has been a key factor in their rapid growth in the region, has sealed its credentials as one of the most reliable, resilient and far-sighted value distribution organizations in the region.

Supported by enhanced distribution services right from presales consultancy, marketing support, post sales professional services, project financing options through warehousing & logistics hubs in Dubai, Riyadh and Doha, StorIT has witnessed stupendous year-on-year growth over a decade by offering great value proposition as a dependable long-term partner to both its vendors and resellers (customers).

About Huawei:

Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Through the dedication to customer-centric innovation and strong partnerships, Huawei has established end-to-end advantages in telecom networks, devices and cloud computing. Huawei is committed to creating maximum value for telecom operators, enterprises and consumers by providing competitive solutions and services. Its products and solutions have been deployed in over 170 countries, serving more than one third of the world’s population.

Huawei Enterprise Business Group:

The Enterprise Business Group service offerings focus on the enterprise infrastructure, enterprise communications, data centers, and industry applications. To support the cloud computing era and innovative new business models, the Enterprise Business Group also provides cloud computing-based data center and enterprise applications. The Enterprise Business Group has set up departmental organizations in over 100 countries and regions.

By leveraging its years of technical expertise and unmatched R&D capabilities, the Enterprise Business group is well-positioned to grow together with customers and partners for the future cloud computing and ICT convergence era.

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