Memory manufacturer, Legend, is rushing to fill the void left by Dataram’s departure from the local market.
It claims to have already snaffled half of Dataram Australia’s customer base.
The company had offered to honour Dataram’s warranties, and had snapped up eight key ex-Dataram employees, Legend Australasia’s senior manager, Bradley Dowe, said.
The ex-Dataram employees represented “all of Dataram’s sales, technical and logistics” staff for A/NZ, he said.
Legend viewed Dataram’s exit as a kickstart to its push into the corporate reseller market, Dowe said. The company had already developed product management, manufacturing, customer service and technical support to move into the corporate reseller market.
“It is good fortune the former Dataram employees are looking for a way to continue servicing their customers and that we have the infrastructure to support them,” he said.
After a week of wooing Dataram customers after news of its local demise, Dowe said Legend was “confident of over 50 per cent” of Dataram’s customers.
Legend has appointed Chris Harris, ex-Dataram, as strategic business manager to oversee Legend’s new corporate reseller division, Legend Corporate.
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