Stratus Technologies announced that from October, Arrow OCS will include the company’s ‘always-on’ software as part of its server software offering throughout Europe. The deal, which will offer Arrow OCS customers greater virtualisation capabilities for automation and building security systems, will be supported by local Stratus sales and technical expertise across the European region in the launch markets of the UK, Nordics, Netherlands, Italy, France, Spain, Germany, Greece and Turkey.
Antony Byford, channel manager, Europe, Stratus Technologies, said, “We’re thrilled to be working with one of the world’s largest technology distributors to offer always-on software solutions that work with any brand of server for mission critical functions in the manufacturing, process and building securities sectors. Where unplanned downtime can have a detrimental effect on profitability, business continuity, reputation or employee safety, Arrow is now able to offer its customers a fully integrated and supported solution.”
Amir Mobayen, vice-president, EMEA of Arrow OCS said, “This is an important development of the Arrow OCS software and service and defines value added services offerings to our customers. They will benefit from the 35 years of experience in offering continuous availability technology that Stratus brings. As enterprises move towards more virtual servers, it’s important that Arrow OCS offers OEMs, Systems Integrators, ISVs and data centres the best options in software solutions.”