Mid-market businesses making the most of shrinking IT budgets with the help of trusted systems integrator and builder
London, UK, June 13 2013 – Storage industry innovator X-IO today announced that it has signed up specialist IT systems solutions provider Aegis to sell its Intelligent Storage Element (ISE) systems across the UK. With OPEX demands becoming a top concern for CIOs, this agreement means Aegis can integrate high performance, cost effective storage solutions into its business solution stacks enabling lower operational costs for the mid-market space.
Established in 2004, Aegis IT has rapidly become one of the leading providers of technology solutions in the North of England. As a consultative system integrator, it prides itself on the credibility it has built in the market and its team of experts has worked with organisations including Sage, G4S, Turner Broadcasting and nPower, amongst others. Aegis are 100% customer focused and pride themselves on understanding and interpreting individual customers needs, and supplying the appropriate sub-systems for those needs, based on value for money, acceptable levels of risk and technical capabilities.
Dave McPherson, Technical Director, Aegis: “We believe that our customers shouldn’t be spending money they don’t have on solutions they don’t need. Instead, we spend time evaluating our clients OPEX challenges and then help them to choose and build the right IT infrastructure. The decision requires a careful balance of cost against risk to achieve appropriate service levels and performance. For us it’s about advising and supporting our customers to help them deliver more value from their technology investments to allow competitive advantage.”
McPherson also added: “After spending a week with X-IO at its Colorado HQ, we have been educated on the benefits that X-IO’s solutions offer, in terms of getting the best out of HDDs and exploiting the benefits of SSD technology. The customer requirement for reliable and ‘zero touch’ systems is met by X-IO’s five year warranty and the solutions deliver solid value and clear benefits which we look forward to sharing with our customers.”
Roger Walton, VP EMEA, X-IO: “Aegis is a high class systems integrator. The company takes its time to carefully evaluate each customers’ needs and then building exactly the right solution. To have Aegis on board is a significant channel boost for X-IO and we look forward to working together.”
X-IO is a recognised innovator in the storage industry due to its award-winning Intelligent Storage systems, which leverage over two decades of expertise to deliver unmatched price/performance for enterprise applications. The company’s plug-and-perform Intelligent Storage solutions are customer proven to accelerate transactional, reporting and business intelligence applications by a factor of 3X or more. While dramatically reducing storage costs and footprint, X-IO Intelligent Storage drives extreme performance for virtual desktop and server infrastructures. X-IO solutions have been recognized as SQL Server Magazine and Windows IT Pro’s 2011 Editors’ Best Gold Medal winners, the 2011 Best of TechEd “Breakthrough Product” and “Attendees’ Pick” Awards, and inclusion in CRN’s 2012 Data Center 100 List.
Aegis IT Limited are a technical consultancy company, Since 2004 Aegis IT has been advising and supporting clients in delivering move value from the technology decisions and investments to allow competitive advantage. The company now advise some of the largest companies in the area on all aspects of their technology and infrastructure investment choices. For more information visit http://aegisit.co.uk
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