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Fibrenetix appoints storage specialist CMS to distribute its products in UK

Fibrenetix, one of the largest independent manufacturers of RAID solutions in the UK and one of the pioneers of Network Attached Storage (NAS) solutions, has appointed storage specialist CMS Peripherals as an official distributor of its products throughout the country.

Announcing the appointment, Tom Davis, UK Channel Manager for Fibrenetix, said “Fibrenetix Ltd is the UK market leader in cost-effective storage systems and we, together with CMS, believe that a partnership between our two companies will further strengthen this position and bring real benefits
to our customers and prospective customers.

“With over 4,000 RAID systems installed in the last four years, Fibrenetix is recognised as a pioneer of IDE and cost-effective RAID solutions. The Company has also expanded its product line to cover key technologies like SAN, NAS and Storage Virtualisation.”

Frank Salmon, Managing Director of CMS Peripherals said “The outstanding value-for-money built into Fibrenetix products needs to be brought to a wider audience and we both believe that CMS is the right company to do that. Because of CMS' absolute storage focus, our expertise in this area of IT is
second to none. This has contributed to our position as preferred partner for the largest UK & Irish resellers - and as the preferred distributor for some of the best known IT brands.”

Fibrenetix was an early supplier in the market for network attached storage (NAS) technology and the Company currently delivers a state of the art product range of high performance NAS appliance products.

The storage capacity of its products ranges from 200GB to 3.2 Terabytes in a single 4U high enclosure. The Company’s largest single storage installation is currently a 120 Terabyte “grid” computer installation.

Fibrenetix is dedicated to introducing new cutting edge technologies to the marketplace, achieved by in-house development and working closely with long standing technology partners such as Accusys Inc.

The Fibrenetix range of storage products is sold indirectly through vertical markets and to general-­purpose distributors in more than 17 countries. Key markets include Germany, United Kingdom, France, Benelux, Scandinavia, Spain, Italy and Israel. In addition, it has established increased product
sales and service in the North American and South American markets.

Established in 1976, initially to serve the IT Networking industry, it has since become a leading supplier in the storage industry. The Group is headquartered at 9 Magellan Terrace, Gatwick Road, Crawley, RH1O 9PJ West Sussex, United Kingdom. Tel: 01293 400 515 Fax: 01293 400 525.

CMS Peripherals Limited was established in 1988 and has since grown to be the foremost independent storage distributor in both the UK and Ireland. With a turnover in excess of £100 million a year, it represents over 40 manufacturers and offers 3000 plus products. CMS Peripherals contribution to
the IT Storage industry was recognised recently when CMS was awarded the Specialist Distribution Partner of the Year at the Channel Awards 2002. The company has offices in both London and Ireland. Tel 020 8960 6000. Fax 020 8962 2404.


For further information please contact:

Paul Calderwood

Kingswood Public Relations

Tel: 020 8763 2241 Fax 020 8763 2245

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