Broadliner Tech Data has announced that its specialised solution business Global Computing Components (GCC) has entered into a pan-European agreement with Toshiba to offer the company’s full client and enterprise internal hard disk drive (HDD) portfolio. Toshiba’s HDD products are optimised for data centre, cloud and server storage, surveillance, network attached storage and PC among other applications. As part of the agreement Tech Data’s customers will have access to Toshiba’s industry-leading MG08 Enterprise Series Hard Drive, available in the second half of 2019. The MG08 series with a capacity of 16TB includes the industry’s largest capacity CMR (conventional magnetic recording) HDD and is compatible with both cloud and traditional data centre environments. Hugo Graça, vice president GCC Europe at Tech Data, said: “we are really looking forward to supporting the adoption of Toshiba’s internal storage solutions, which are a fantastic addition to our portfolio and represent a great opportunity for our customers whether in the client or data centre markets. Tech Data GCC is ready to support customers with best in class product availability, technical support, a range of value-added services, delivered through a highly specialised team of colleagues across the region.” Klaus Michel, vice president Sales at Toshiba Electronics Europe, added: “Tech Data is not only among the world’s leading end-to-end distributors, but it has an exceptional track record of supporting data centres and few, if any, will understand their needs better. We’re delighted to be working with them to help satisfy the market demands for Toshiba’s innovative storage products.”
Toshiba products are available through Tech Data GCC offices in Austria, Belgium, Czechia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.