I/O Partners Expands into Storage
October 10, 2003
- I/O Partners out of Irving, Texas announced today the formation
of I/O Partners Storage Division dedicated exclusively to
storage solutions. This expansion of their product offering
is designed to bring essential new storage and networking
solutions and services to I/O's expanding client base. The
development signals the growth of the company into a broader
market than what has been its traditional post-production
and broadcast focus.
"As a high performance systems integrator for the past
five years, I/O Partners' engineering team has evolved to
the point of having the hardware and software expertise necessary
to support this expansion of our products and services offerings,"
stated William Porter Vice President of Sales. "We have
created the new Storage Division to keep up with the demand
from our clients for the integration of SAN, NAS and High-Speed
Network service technologies into their facilities workflow."
our customers problems and recommending proven solutions has
always been a part of I/O's business model," added I/O's
CEO, Lee Harrison," however, we believe that the timing
is right to expand this model and provide a full line of quality
storage and networking products for our clients."
Storage solutions include the latest NAS
offering from Ciprico, the DiMeda 1700, which provides a robust,
scalable solution for ingest of non-linear editing, archiving,
and broadcast-to-air applications and additionally allows
multiple users to conduct real-time file sharing at near-wire
speeds between Window, Mac and Unix clients. The DiMeda 1700
combines the latest serial ATA drive technology with Ciprico's
embedded software layer, delivering real time performance
and fault tolerances while offering customers a compact low-entry
point solution ideal for the most demanding applications.
It also offers unprecedented quality of service in the form
of premium software services, such as storage quota and bandwidth
For more information on SAN or NAS Storage solutions and engineering
services offered by I/O Partners, please visit www.iopartners.com
I/O Partners, Inc. is high performance systems
integrator based in Irving, Texas with offices in St. Louis
and Houston. I/O Partners' solutions are targeted at the users
of advanced computing platforms from such computer vendors
as Silicon Graphics, Inc. (sgi). I/O Partners has been distinguished
as one of the fastest growing companies in America by Dunn
and Bradstreet's Entrepreneur publication, is one of the largest
integrators of Discreet, a division of Autodesk, Inc. and
is recognized as the leader in innovative television production
and broadcast integrations.