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Arrow to Distribute Lenovo’s System X

06 October 2014

Arrow Electronics will remain an authorized North American distributor of Lenovo’s’ System X and related products following the transition of IBM’s System X server business to Lenovo effective Oct. 1.

In addition, Lenovo’s ThinkServer rack servers, tower servers and enterprise storage product lines are available through Arrow. Future offerings from Lenovo through Arrow will include the low-end storage and associated networking products to be announced in the coming weeks.

“Arrow is pleased to be able to continue offering System X to our channel community, and to extend the offering to include Lenovo ThinkServer and Lenovo storage,” said Mark Taylor, vice president of North American servers, systems, and software within Arrow’s enterprise computing solutions segment.

Working with Lenovo, Arrow will continue to distribute System X, BladeCenter and Flex System blade servers and switches, System X-based Flex integrated systems, NeXtScale and iDataPlex servers and associated software, blade networking and maintenance operations.

Arrow has been a value-added distributor for IBM for nearly two decades. Arrow will continue to support IBM and the solutions, services and programs that are not part of Lenovo’s acquisition of the System X line, including support for power systems, storage systems

Arrow has been Lenovo’s “partner of choice” for new asset retirement services offered at the point of sale for Lenovo's relationship customers, the distributor said.

“We look forward to expanding our relationship with Arrow to include support across the enterprise IT channel for System X solutions,” said Sammy Kinlaw, executive director, Channel Sales, North America, Lenovo.

He added that Lenovo is committed to Tier-2 distribution and will continue to support solution providers with selling System X servers through our channel programs.

Related links:

www.arrow.com

www.lenovo.com

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