HGST has announced the appointment of Avnet Technology Solutions (Avnet) as a new authorized distributor for HGST storage products, expanding its reach in India and the sub-continent (SAARC). As part of this agreement, Avnet will distribute the company’s Enterprise and Mobile drives, and Touro external storage solutions in India and the SAARC region. The new alliance with Avnet gives customers a broad range of high-quality, reliable HDD and SSD solutions for a broad range of enterprise, cloud, personal storage, consumer electronics and notebook applications.
“We are delighted to partner with Avnet to expand our network in India and the SAARC region, and offer our broad product portfolio of personal storage solutions, SSDs and HDDs that enable innovative storage solutions, technologies and products for several new and existing market segments,” said Raman Yeung, managing director, Asia Pacific Channel Business, HGST. “With our growing customer base and demand, this collaboration will help us build strong relationships and will help extend our leadership position in new markets, benefiting extensively from Avnet’s outstanding expertise and network of resellers.”
“We are pleased to offer HGST’s range of solutions to help them strengthen their presence in India and the SAARC region. As a premier technology solutions distributor in India, we are constantly redefining technology distribution for our customers. Empowered by our people and our values, we will accelerate HGST business in India and the subcontinent, and strengthen their footprint in the region by leveraging our successful relationships with customers, suppliers and partners,” said Jaideep Malhotra, vice president and general manager, Avnet Computing Components, Asia Pacific.
Avnet will distribute the following HGST products:
• Ultrastar SSDs and HDDs: Field proven and reliable enterprise-class solid state drives and hard drives for managing data growth, implementing tiered storage, improving performance and optimizing power cooling and storage density to help lower TCO;
• Travelstar HDDs: Low power, high-capacity and high-performance 2.5-inch HDDs for use in ultra thin, mainstream and high-performance notebooks, external storage, gaming consoles and other mobile devices;
• Touro external storage solutions: Desktop and mobile solutions provide easy add-on and colossal storage capacity with two levels of backup to help protect all of your photos, movies, music and documents.