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Westcon acquires Datastor

02 Oct 2009

In a move to expand its offerings in data centre, virtualisation and storage technology while expanding its Asia Pacific presence, Westcon Group has announced its purchase of Auckland-based Datastor.Datastor will continue to operate as a standalone business, with Dave Rosenberg continuing his role as CEO, with the existing management team. Rosenberg will report to Wendy O’Keeffe, Executive Vice President Asia for Westcon Group.In a release Rosenberg said: “This acquisition is a positive development for our vendors, staff and resellers. We do not anticipate any organisational changes to the business and we will work very closely with Westcon to ensure a smooth transition.”President and CEO of Westcon Group commented in a release, “The Asia Pacific market continues to offer significant opportunity and prospects for Westcon Group. This acquisition allows us to accelerate our growth plan and will help us scale faster in this region, geographically and technologically.”The Channel will continue to follow this story as it progresses.

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