SED International Continues to Aggressively Pursue IT Storage Space with New SanDisk Partnership
Growth in SSD offers reseller opportunities in cloud computing, datacenter & server platforms
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SED International Holdings, Inc.(NYSE MKT: SED), a multinational distributor of leading computer technology products, today announced that the company is now stocking SanDisk’s Corporation (Nasdaq: SNDK ) complete line of OEM based Solid State Drives (SSDs) in the United States, further solidifying SED’s leading position in the storage solutions market.
“Through our partnership with SanDisk, SED will continue to invest and strengthen our core strategy of storage solutions. SanDisk is an innovator in the market and will enable our team of sales professionals to drive new opportunity for both companies,” said Derrek Hallock, senior vice president of commercial and consumer sales at SED.
According to NPD, the SSD market is continuing to post gains in units and dollars as a year on year compare. SED’s strategic focus on storage solutions will enable them to take advantage of this tremendous growth. Products available through SED include SanDisk X110 SSDs that have blazing-fast performance in thin and light form factors with advanced power management. These multi-level cell (MLC) NAND flash drives are suited for both primary storage solutions and dual-drive caching designs. Utilizing 19nm process technology, SanDisk X110 SSDs offer solid-state performance at a cost within reach of a wider market segment.
“I am excited SED is now carrying SanDisk. SanDisk is vital to my OEM computing solutions business and being able to source from SED makes life easy,” said Aaron Lemonds, Project Manager with Chipco Computer Distribution Inc.
About SED International Holdings, Inc.
Founded in 1980, SED International Holdings, Inc. is a multinational, preferred distributor of leading computer technology, consumer electronics, and small appliance products. The company also offers custom-tailored supply chain management services ideally suited to meet the priorities and distribution requirements of the e-commerce, Business-to-Business and Business-to-Consumer markets. Headquartered near Atlanta, Georgia with business operations in California; Florida; Georgia; New Jersey; Bogota, Colombia and Buenos Aires, Argentina, SED serves a customer base of over 10,000 channel partners and retailers in the United States, Latin America, and Caribbean. To learn more, please visit www.SEDonline.com.
SanDisk Corporation is a global leader in flash memory storage solutions, from research and development, product design and manufacturing to branding and distribution for commercial and retail channels. Since 1988, SanDisk's innovations in flash memory and storage system technologies have provided customers with new and transformational digital experiences. SanDisk's diverse product portfolio includes flash memory cards and embedded solutions used in smart phones, tablets, digital cameras, camcorders, digital media players and other consumer electronic devices, as well as USB flash drives and solid-state drives (SSD) for the computing market. SanDisk's products are used by consumers and enterprise customers around the world.
SanDisk is a Silicon Valley-based S&P 500 and Fortune 500 company, with more than half its sales outside the United States. For more information, visit www.sandisk.com.
SED International Holdings, Inc.
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