HGST appoints Avnet Technology solutions to strengthen presence in India and SAARC region

Infotech Lead India:  HGST (formerly Hitachi Global Storage Technologies and now a Western Digital company,  has appointed Avnet Technology Solutions (Avnet) as a new authorized distributor for HGST storage products.

HGST aims at expanding its reach in India and the sub-continent (SAARC). As part of the agreement, Avnet will distribute the company’s Enterprise and Mobile drives, and Touro external storage solutions in India and the SAARC region.

The alliance with Avnet gives HGST’s customers a broad range of high-quality, reliable HDD and SSD solutions for a broad range of enterprise, cloud, personal storage, consumer electronics and notebook applications.

“We are delighted to partner with Avnet to expand our network in India and the SAARC region, and offer our broad product portfolio of personal storage solutions, SSDs and HDDs that enable innovative storage solutions, technologies and products for several new and existing market segments,” said Raman Yeung, managing director, Asia Pacific Channel Business, HGST.

“With our growing customer base and demand, this collaboration will help us build strong relationships and will help extend our leadership position in new markets, benefiting extensively from Avnet’s outstanding expertise and network of resellers,” Yeung added.

“As a premier technology solutions distributor in India, we are constantly redefining technology distribution for our customers. Empowered by our people and our values, we will accelerate HGST business in India and the subcontinent, and strengthen their footprint in the region by leveraging our successful relationships with customers, suppliers and partners,” said Jaideep Malhotra, vice president and general manager, Avnet Computing Components, Asia Pacific.

Avnet will distribute HGST Ultrastar SSDs and HDDs, Travelstar HDDs and Touro external storage solutions.

Ultrastar SSDs are field proven and reliable enterprise-class solid state drives and hard drives for managing data growth, implementing tiered storage, improving performance and optimizing power cooling and storage density to help lower TCO.

Travelstar HDDs are low power, high-capacity and high-performance 2.5-inch HDDs for use in ultra thin,  mainstream and high-performance notebooks, external storage, gaming consoles and other mobile devices.

Touro Desktop and mobile external storage solutions provide easy add-on and colossal storage capacity with two levels of backup to help protect all of your photos, movies, music and documents.

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