VAD Wick Hill today announced it is signing a contract with Imation, a global scalable storage and data security company, to distribute Imation’s scalable storage solutions for SMEs in the UK. Wick Hill already distributes Imation’s mobile security solutions.
Imation is at the forefront of developments in SME storage, utilising its experience at enterprise level to provide a range of ground-breaking SME solutions. With a ‘pay as you grow’ strategy, Imation solutions are easy to use flexible, scalable and cost- effective.
Ian Kilpatrick, chairman Wick Hill Group, commented: “SMEs are having to cope with ever-increasing volumes of data. Symantec’s recent State of Information Survey, conducted over 38 countries worldwide, found that SMEs expected their storage to increase by 178% over the next year.
“With 50 years of storage experience, Imation is an ideal partner for our VARs, both now and going forward. Imation solutions are enterprise-class with SME pricing, easily scalable, and offer options for multiple backup layers, as well as cloud storage. Imation also has innovative solutions for compliance and disaster recovery.
“In an area of high growth, but with competitive pressures, Imation enables the channel to deliver a range of solutions that will differentiate themselves and make good margins.”
Maurice Stewart-Ashley of Imation, said: “Imation believes in building long term relationships with our partners. As a 100% channel focused vendor, these relationships are essential to our success.
“Wick Hill, with over 30 years experience in the data security market, already brings a high level of technical and partner service expertise to the Imation mobile security portfolio. The company is perfectly placed to play a significant role in Imation’s aggressive scalable storage growth plans, and we very much look forward to partnering with the Wick Hill team.”