Dot Hill And SYNNEX Corporation Announce Distribution Agreement

LONGMONT, Colo., April 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dot Hill Systems Corp. (Nasdaq:HILL), a leading provider of SAN storage solutions, today announced it has signed a distribution agreement with SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE:SNX), a leading distributor of IT products and services. Under the terms of the agreement, SYNNEX will offer Dot Hill's broad portfolio of AssuredSAN™ storage solutions. The relationship with SYNNEX allows Dot Hill to expand its reach to new resellers and markets throughout the United States and Canada.

"A world-class provider of IT systems and services with a strong focus on storage, SYNNEX will allow us to expand our growing base of resellers throughout North America," said Brad Painter, vice president, channel sales, Dot Hill. "With integration services that include installation, maintenance and pre-sales audits, as well as dedicated programs for government, education and healthcare, SYNNEX is well-equipped to advance the Dot Hill AssuredSAN brand into a number of key markets."

"Dot Hill's approach to handling the evolution of exponential data growth, addressing the storage needs of its customers backed by its award-winning channel program, shows its thought leadership in this space," said Steve Ichinaga, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Systems for SYNNEX Corporation. "Dot Hill's extensive portfolio of proven storage technologies for midrange markets, along with its compelling new offerings such as the AssuredSAN Pro 5000 Series with real-time autonomic data tiering, and the high-performance AssuredSAN 4000 Series, gives SYNNEX' customers leading storage products that are innovative and highly differentiated."

Through its award-winning Dot Hill Connections Partner Program and AssuredSAN solutions, Dot Hill enables the company's growing base of resellers to build successful storage businesses by solving many critical problems for their customers— managing storage growth, creating responsive virtual infrastructures, reducing operating expenses, and deploying new applications. The Dot Hill partner program has been selected as a 5-Star Winner in the CRN Partner Program Guide for four consecutive years.

The Dot Hill AssuredSAN storage portfolio offers up to 288 terabytes of capacity in a single system, great ease-of-use and demonstrated 99.999 percent availability. AssuredSAN arrays are available with Dot Hill AssuredRemote™ data management software for remote replication, AssuredCopy™, Dot Hill's volume copy technology, and AssuredSnap™ snapshot capability for improved data availability and business continuity.

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