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November 05, 2009

BLADE Network Technologies Adds New Offices in Middle East and Africa

Data center networking specialist, BLADE Network Technologies Inc. has reportedly opened new sales and support office in the United Arab Emirates, or “UAE,” to serve customers throughout the Middle East and Africa.
The company has selected Al Sayegh Brothers Trading, a full service institution that offers complete brand management solutions, as the master distributor in the UAE for its RackSwitch family of data center switches.
Charles Ferland, vice president of EMEA, BLADE Network Technologies, said that the company is pleased to expand their worldwide presence with new sales and support office in the UAE, one of the world's leading centers of commerce.
“Customers across the Middle East and Africa are deploying our RackSwitch products to meet their growing data center networking requirements; this new regional presence demonstrates our commitment to the region,” Ferland said.
According to company officials, RackSwitch 1/10G line of products combine best-in-class hardware design and power consumption with server-specific features, ultra low latency, data center optimized airflow and full interoperability with existing network environments.
BLADE's assures that its RackSwitch offers the best price/performance and lowest power consumption, especially for the region where energy costs are raising and governments are embarking upon green IT initiatives.
The company’s 1/10 Gigabit Ethernet RackSwitch products are already in use to solve latency and performance issues at major oil and gas companies, educational institutions and other businesses. According to Dell' (News - Alert)Oro Group's Q209 Ethernet Switch Quarterly Report, BLADE ranks among the first three top providers of 10 Gigabit Ethernet switches.
“BLADE Network Technologies is a premier provider of data center networking solutions,” Abdul Jabbar Al Sayegh, chairman and CEO of Al Sayegh Brothers Group, said. “We are proud to become the master distributor for BLADE's RackSwitch products for the United Arab Emirates.”

Jyothi Shanbhag is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Jyothi's articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Kelly McGuire

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