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LapiStor Opens RAID Data Storage Offices in Italy

(PRWEB) October 14, 2004

LapiStor Ltd, the international RAID data storage specialist, has opened an office in Italy – thus further extending its network of offices and representation across Europe.

With offices in UK, Israel and the USA - the new office in Italy is regarded as an important extension of the company’s presence in southern Europe, providing enterprise networks with enhanced RAID data storage protection and business continuity.

Management of the new office will be the responsibility of Morganne McNab who has over fourteen years experience in international sales and account management, serving an OEM and Distribution customer base in the IT industry. Having worked for both Quantum Corporation and Seagate Technology, she has more than ten years experience in the data storage industry and, most recently, has collaborated with Giga Designs on a new business venture in the European CPU market.

Tony Howard, Managing Director of LapiStor, said “The new office in Italy will create an ideal platform for us to support both Channel & OEM partners throughout southern Europe. This development further extends our market presence across the continent and will give us closer coverage of the Italian market. I am confident that Morganne McNab, who is an energetic and experienced, multi-lingual business manager, will quickly build up a strong centre for the company and its customers in this important part of Europe."

The contact details for the new office in Italy are:- LapiStor Ltd, Milano, 20154, Telephone : +39 349 64 25 798, website http://www.lapistor.com, email morgannem@lapistor.com .

About LapiStor

LapiStor, is a UK based company with a strong international outlook that specialises in the design and manufacturer of high-performance and cost-effective RAID solutions for markets worldwide. The company, which is a member of SNIA Europe, is noted for its comprehensive capability, which enables it to provide reliable storage solutions - based on specialist expertise.

LapiStor designs solutions that exploit S-ATA drives for value, and Fibre Channel and SCSI drives for performance and scalability. The company's wide range of products is often used to expand storage capacity in SAN environments or can be directly attached to servers (DAS/SAS) and is designed for four to 24 Bay enclosures.

Its RAID units are used not only in IT departments and networks, but also in specialist roles, including CCTV, Telecommunications, ISPs, Seismic recording, and Voice recording.

LapiStor designs and builds its own branded solutions, which include the StorPacTM and DataPacTM ranges of products. These can obtained via the company's network of authorised distributors and resellers or directly from the manufacturer. In addition, as a bespoke sub-contractor, LapiStor, also, designs and builds data storage solutions for OEMs, Value Added Integrators and Solution Providers. The company offers full customer branding of the product, including packaging, manuals, logos and GUI. An important area of activity within the company is the provision of engineering services to OEM and other customers in the design of their own RAID solutions.

Founded in 1999, the company's high-quality, RAID-based, storage units are designed and assembled in LapiStor’s own ISO9001 certified factory at Leeds in Yorkshire. The company, also, has regional sales offices in the UK, USA, Israel and Italy at Tunbridge Wells, Seattle, Herzelia and Milan, respectively. Technical Support Services are based in the UK & USA

LapiStor Ltd, New Works, New Line, Greengates, Bradford BD10 9AP

Tel 01274 610800; Fax 01274 610888

Email: sales@lapistor.com

Website: http://www.lapistor.com

PR Contact : Paul Calderwood

Kingswood Marketing & Public Relations

Park House, 45 Pampisford Road, Purley, Surrey CR8 2NJ

Tel No 020 8763 2241; Fax No 020 8763 2245; Mobile 07785 316337

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