Press Release

Iomega Announces Anixter as New Distribution Partner In Video Surveillance/Security Industry

Iomega and Anixter Team Up to Bring Iomega Network Storage Products Into Growing SMB and Distributed Enterprise Video Surveillance Market

ORLANDO, September 19, 2011 - 

Iomega Corporation, an EMC company (NYSE:EMC) and a leading innovator in data storage solutions for small and medium businesses (SMBs), today announced the addition of a new U.S. distribution partner, Anixter, Inc., a market leader within the video surveillance/security vertical.

Anixter leverages its technical expertise and sophisticated supply chain management as a value added distributor in support of security integrators, and will now team up with Iomega to bring Iomega's award-winning StorCenter™ network storage products into the growing SMB and distributed enterprise video surveillance markets. "We are excited to be working together with Iomega and Axis Communications, two industry leaders in the quickly developing hosted video marketplace," said Jim Ricker, vice president marketing — Security Solutions at Anixter.

"All of us at Iomega are looking forward to working with Anixter to bring cost-effective Iomega StorCenter network storage devices to SMBs and distributed enterprises," said Jonathan Huberman, president of Iomega Corporation. "Iomega network storage devices are the network storage of choice in multiple video surveillance storage management solutions coming to market. Anixter has strong relationships with security integrators, which will allow us to accelerate our delivery of dependable and economical hosted local and cloud video surveillance with Iomega network storage products."

At the security industry's premier tradeshow, ASIS International 2011, taking place this week, Sept. 19-21, at the Orlando County Convention Center, Iomega is displaying multiple video surveillance network storage solutions utilizing Iomega® StorCenter™ network storage devices at its tradeshow booth, #2285.

Iomega StorCenter Network Storage Devices

Iomega network storage products that will be offered in video surveillance network storage solutions include the double-drive desktop Iomega® StorCenter™ ix2-200 Cloud Edition NAS unit, which ships with up to 6TB* of networked storage capacity, the four-drive desktop Iomega® StorCenter™ ix4-200d Cloud Edition, with up to 12TB of storage capacity, and the new four- and six-drive desktop Iomega® StorCenter™ px4-300d and px6-300d models, with up to 18TB of storage. There are also rackmount StorCenter models that offer up to 38TB of storage capacity.

All of Iomega's StorCenter NAS devices utilize the acclaimed EMC LifeLine™ software, a fully-developed Linux operating environment compatible with video surveillance management solutions such as the Axis Video Hosting Service (AVHS), jointly developed by Iomega with Axis Communications.

To learn more about Iomega network storage products and video surveillance, please go to

For more information on Iomega's complete line of storage products, including current pricing for all StorCenter models, please go to

Iomega StorCenter devices carry a three-year warranty with registration.

About EMC

Anixter International is a leading global distributor of communication and security products, electrical and electronic wire & cable, fasteners and other small parts. The company adds value to the distribution process by providing its customers access to 1) innovative inventory management programs, 2) more than 450,000 products and over $1 billion in inventory, 3) 231 warehouses with approximately 7.0 million square feet of space, and 4) locations in 269 cities in 51 countries. Founded in 1957 and headquartered near Chicago, Anixter trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AXE.

Iomega Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of EMC Corporation headquartered in San Diego, is a worldwide leader in innovative storage solutions for small businesses, home offices, consumers and others. The Company has sold more than 425 million digital storage drives and disks since its inception in 1980. Today, Iomega's product portfolio includes industry leading network attached storage products for small and medium businesses and distributed enterprises; one of the industry's broadest selections of direct-attached portable and desktop external hard drives; and multimedia drives that makes it easy to move video, pictures and other files from the computer room to the livingroom. To learn about all of Iomega's digital storage products and network storage solutions, please go to the Web at Resellers can visit Iomega at

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Chris Romoser
Iomega Corporation

* 1 TB = 1,000,000,000,000 bytes.

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