LapiStor appoints Micro-P as RAID Distributor

From: Kingswood Marketing
Published: Fri Apr 22 2005


Tony Howard, Managing Director of LapiStor, said "The full range of LapiStor's DiscPac and DataPac RAID solutions will be distributed by Micro-Peripherals in the UK, enabling them to offer resellers a cost-effective, RAID-based storage product line for DAS, SAN and NAS environments.

"Micro-P" is a world class Sales, Marketing and Value Added Services organisation. It was established 25 years ago and, as such, has a track record and a network of connections in the Reseller market that is second to none. That position of strength will bring significant benefits to our range of cost effective RAID solutions and will, in turn, ensure that Micro-P's customers receive the best deal and level of service in the market."

Mark Kahr, Commercial Director at Micro-P, said, "The LapiStor range of products provides cost effective, reliable and high performance storage units that offer users with a high return on investment and allow resellers to maximise their margins. The company's S-ATA -ll RAID units satisfy an important need in the market, helping users to extend the effective life span of their current servers. We know that there is a large demand within the market for these products."

About LapiStor
LapiStor, is a UK based company with a strong international outlook that specialises in the design and manufacturer of high-performance and cost-effective RAID solutions for markets worldwide. The company, which is a member of SNIA Europe, is noted for its comprehensive capability, which enables it to provide reliable storage solutions - based on specialist expertise.

LapiStor designs solutions that exploit S-ATA-ll drives for value, and Fibre Channel and SCSI drives for performance and scalability. The company's wide range of products is often used to expand storage capacity in SAN environments or can be directly attached to servers (DAS/SAS) and is designed for four to 16 Bay enclosures.

Its RAID units are used not only in IT departments and networks, but also in specialist roles, including CCTV, Telecommunications, ISPs, Seismic recording, and Voice recording.

LapiStor designs and builds its own branded solutions, which include the DiscPacTM and DataPacTM ranges of products. In addition, as a bespoke sub-contractor, LapiStor, also, designs and builds data storage solutionsfor OEMs, Value Added Integrators and Solution Providers. The company offers full customer branding of the product, including packaging, manuals, logos and GUI. An important area of activity within the company is the provision of engineering services to OEM and other customers in the design of their own RAID solutions.

Founded in 1999, the company's high-quality, RAID-based, storage units are designed and assembled in Lapis's own ISO9001 certified factory at Leeds in Yorkshire. The company, also, has regional sales offices in the UK, USA and Israel at Tunbridge Wells, Seattle and Herzelia, respectively. Technical Support Services are based in the UK & USA.

LapiStor Ltd, New Works, New Line, Greengates, Bradford BD10 9AP Tel 01274 610800; Fax 01274 610888. Email: sales@lapistor.com. Website: www.lapistor.com

About Micro-Peripherals Ltd

Micro Peripherals Ltd was established in 1980 and is one of the leading distributors of business and consumer technology products in the UK. Operating from state of the art facilities in Altham, Lancashire and Basingstoke, Micro-P offers a wide product portfolio from around 100 partners/vendors to one of the largest IT reseller customer databases in the UK. Micro-P has built a first class reputation amongst it's customers, through exceptional product knowledge, Integrity and value added sales. 2005 Micro Peripherals Limited - all rights reserved. Micro Peripherals and registered Micro-P logo are trademarks used under license by Micro-P Ltd. The names of actual companies and products mentioned here may be the trademark of respective owners. For more information visit www.micro-p.com

Micro Peripherals Ltd, trading as Micro P, is one of the largest subsidiaries of DCC Plc. Founded in 1976 DCC is one of Ireland's largest companies and a world class sales, marketing and value added services organization.

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