Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions, a business segment of Arrow Electronics Inc. (NYSE: ARW), today announced an agreement to distribute Emerson Network Power’s broad portfolio of enterprise data center infrastructure management solutions in the United States.
Under the terms of the agreement, Arrow is authorized to distribute the Emerson Network Power real-time infrastructure optimization Trellis™ platform that enables the unified management of the data center’s IT and facilities infrastructure, allowing for unprecedented insight and action to achieve optimal data center performance. Arrow also is distributing the Avocent® Universal Management Gateway, a data center appliance that enables true, real-time, integrated monitoring, access and control across IT and facilities systems in the data center. The gateway makes it possible for data centers to execute a unified approach to infrastructure management resulting in greatly reduced cost and more efficient management and control.
“Emerson Network Power’s broad range of DCIM solutions integrate well with many other lines frequently found in data-center environments, such as EMC, NetApp, IBM, HP and Oracle,” said Joe Burke, vice president of the North American storage, security, virtualization and networking businesses for Arrow ECS. “Emerson Network Power’s Trellis platform provides a modular, scalable DCIM solution that will enable our channel community to solve problems that have plagued their customers for years. The addition of these DCIM solutions and Avocent products aligns with our commitment to offer solution providers best-of-breed data-center offerings, as well as premier supplier ‘partner’ programs.”
Arrow also is authorized to distribute Avocent DSView™, MergePoint Unity™, ACS and PM3000 solutions to support value-added partners by providing customers with a complete DCIM solution in addition to management.“We are excited that Arrow ECS has agreed to partner with Emerson to distribute the Trellis platform and our broad range of DCIM appliances and software solutions,” said Tom Waun, president of global sales, marketing and professional services for Emerson Network Power’s Avocent business. “Arrow ECS’ strong network of value-added solution partners will leverage Emerson Network Power’s technologies and solutions to help their customers enhance the efficiency and utilization of their data centers.” ABOUT ARROW ENTERPRISE COMPUTING SOLUTIONS Arrow ECS, a business segment of Arrow Electronics Inc. [NYSE: ARW], provides enterprise and midrange computing products, services and solutions to value-added resellers, system integrators, and independent software vendors. Based in Englewood, Colo., and with offices in 29 countries, Arrow ECS connects its customers to the world’s foremost technology suppliers. Arrow ECS reported $6.5 billion in global enterprise computing solution sales in 2011. Visit ecs.arrow.com for more information.