M4 Data expansion targets Far East with appointment of Victor Data Systems as a distribution partner in Japan Tuesday 30 January 2001 PDF Print London, 30 January, 2001 - M4 Data, a leading designer and manufacturer of tape drives and tape libraries, announced today that it has signed a partnership agreement with Victor Data Systems Ltd (VDS) to act as a distributor for the MagFile range of tape drives and libraries throughout Japan. VDS is a subsidiary of Victor Company of Japan Ltd, better known as JVC. VDS were selected by M4 Data for their 27 years of extensive experience in manufacturing tape drives and supplying full network solutions. The MagFile range will enhance and compliment their portfolio of computer peripheral products. "VDS believes MagFile is the best product for backup/archive, as well as providing the best solution for LAN free backup and ServerFree backup in a SAN environment," said Mr Teruo Sugiyama, CEO of VDS. "The product is scalable, flexible and reliable, and highly suitable to current needs in Japan and Asia." "Our new partnership with VDS will allow us to expand our presence in the Japanese and Asian market sectors," said David Huntingdon, sales and marketing director, M4 Data. "VDS have a very successful track record in selling and supporting storage solutions." MagFile is the only tape library on the market providing true incremental scalability, which allows the library to expand by sliding in modules, whilst maintaining optimum performance, resilience and high availability. About M4 Data: M4 Data provides data storage solutions to the computer community. Its primary goal is to provide customers with the most cost-effective, high performance data storage solutions based on innovative design and advanced technology, customer-focused quality manufacturing, and backed by a responsive world-wide support network. M4 Data has over twenty years experience in developing and manufacturing tape drives and automation products for the midrange and mainframe data storage market to meet the needs of some of the most demanding customers in the world. With over 40,000 units field installed, M4 Data has the experience to effectively address all mainframe data interchange and high-speed backup requirements, no matter how demanding the application, providing connection to virtually any host platform by virtue of its multiple interfaces. M4 Data also provides comprehensive support on its products internationally through various offices and agents. The Company's fully qualified ISO9000 production facilities assures the finest quality standards. M4 Data's corporate headquarters and Research and Development facilities are located in Wells, Somerset, UK. The manufacturing facility is located in Yateley, UK. The Company received the Queen's Award for Export in 1999 and was a Finalist in the information storage category at the Information Management 2000 Awards. MagBak, MagStak and MagFile are all registered trademarks of M4 Data. For more information about M4 Data visit http://www.m4data.com About Victor Data Systems Company, Ltd. Victor Data Systems Company, Limited (VDS) was established in 1973 from the R & D Division of Victor Company of Japan, Limited (JVC) with the initial aim of producing magnetic tape drives and order entry systems. Since that time, VDS has blossomed into a full-fledged manufacturer of computer peripherals, developing innovative devices and systems and performing a major role in JVC's Information Equipment Group. For more information about VDS please visit http://www.vds.co.jp Press Enquiries: Chris Netto/Nicola Alvey, éclat MARKETING Tel: 01628 400 900 E-mail: Chris@eclat.co.uk E-mail: Nicola@eclat.co.uk M4 Data Enquiries: David Huntingdon, M4 Data Tel: 01252 864600 E-mail: email@example.com This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of eclat Marketing in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Personal Finance, Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.