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CommVault Systems appoints XSI Data Solutions as New Australian Storage Reseller Partner

  • 04 February, 2004 17:19

<p>FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sydney, February 4, 2003</p>
<p>CommVault Systems, a leading developer of solutions for unified enterprise data management, today announced the appointment of XSI Data Solutions as an Australian Value Added Reseller (VAR).</p>
<p>The appointment reinforces CommVault’s strategic commitment to broadening its sales channel in Australia and New Zealand, providing greater growth opportunities for its leading storage solutions.</p>
<p>CommVault Systems, Inc. provides unified enterprise data management solutions to ensure high-performance data protection, universal availability and simplified management of complex storage networks. The CommVault QiNetix platform, based on CommVault's Common Technology Engine, provides the ultimate data protection: managing data throughout its lifecycle via integrated backup/recovery, migration, archiving, replication and storage management.</p>
<p>XSI Data Solutions was founded 18 years ago and is the largest Australian-owned and managed data storage company. XSI specialises in disk, tape and network-based storage solutions and is an expert in both NAS (network attached storage) and SAN (storage area network) strategies.</p>
<p>The company has 45 software and hardware engineers who operate from branches in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Canberra and Adelaide. XSI has more than 1500 customer sites Australia-wide, including many of the Top 200 companies.</p>
<p>"This relationship firmly establishes CommVault's expertise in the heterogeneous storage marketplace in Australia” said Gerry Sillars, Regional Manager, CommVault Systems Australia Pty Ltd. "XSI has long been viewed as a leader in this space and our teaming arrangement is a direct result of CommVault's growth in product offerings, and depth of support for a wide range of technologies."</p>
<p>XSI’s co-founder and CEO Max Goldsmith said that CommVault would offer his company a significant opportunity to enhance the storage solutions that are already on offer to customers. ”We see CommVault as a product that has all the features that users are looking for to improve their backup functionality as well as offering an outstanding price/performance ratio.”</p>
<p>“We’re very pleased to have partnered with CommVault and look forward to working closely with them on many new opportunities.” Says Goldsmith.</p>
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<p>About XSI Data Solutions
In May 2002, XSI Technology merged with the e-DataGroup of companies, all specialists in the data storage market. The group was renamed as XSI Data Solutions and includes: Dawn Technologies, Digital Tape Solutions (DTS), e-Data Professional Services and XSI Technology.</p>
<p>XSI Data Solutions is Australian owned and run and is one of the strongest organisations in the Australian Data Storage market place. The group boasts 14 of Australia’s top 20 companies amongst their customers, government and education are also strongly represented. XSI is a division of publicly listed company UXC, which has turnover nearing $200 million. For further information please visit www.xsi.com.au</p>
<p>CommVault QiNetix™ Overview
The CommVault® QiNetix™ platform was designed to automate management of data by changing the approach from static to dynamic. It combines traditionally separate products for data movement with data management. Built on the proven CommVault Common Technology Engine (CTE) that moves, manages and catalogues data, the QiNetix platform integrates Galaxy backup and recovery, DataMigrator migration and archiving, Quick Recovery high data availability and QNet enterprise data and storage management products into an integrated, automated platform with a global catalogue and index, data movement and management. The interaction and integration of these components offer you many business and operational advantages, such as superior ROI, better use of storage resources, higher staff productivity, maximum data availability and reduced Total Cost of Ownership.
About CommVault Systems, Inc.
CommVault Systems, Inc. provides unified enterprise data management solutions to ensure high-performance data protection, universal availability and simplified management of complex storage networks. The CommVault QiNetix platform, based on CommVault's Common Technology Engine, provides the ultimate data protection: managing data throughout its lifecycle via integrated backup/recovery, migration, archiving, replication and storage management.
CommVault is coveted Gold Medal winner by SearchStorage.com and Storage magazine in the category of: Backup &amp; Disaster Recovery Software. Judges gave their highest marks to CommVault Systems Inc.'s QiNetix in the areas of functionality, value and innovation.
Information on CommVault is available on the World Wide Web at www.commvault.com or by calling (732) 870-4000. CommVault's corporate headquarters is located in Oceanport, New Jersey in the United States.
For further information please contact:
Alwyn Arthur
Integration Manager
XSI Data Solutions
(02) 9496 1103</p>
<p>Gerry Sillars
Regional Manager
CommVault Systems Australia Pty Ltd
(02) 9911 6600</p>

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