Westcon Group Pty. Ltd., a subsidiary of Westcon Group Inc., has announced the acquisition of Datastor (NZ) Limited, a leading New Zealand distributor of storage, virtualization and data center solutions.
New Zealand-based Datastor will continue to operate as a standalone business and the existing management team, led by Dave Rosenberg, will remain unchanged. Rosenberg will report to Wendy O’Keeffe, executive vice president Asia, Westcon Group.
“The Asia Pacific market continues to offer significant opportunity and prospects for Westcon Group,” said Dean Douglas, president and CEO of Westcon Group. “This acquisition allows us to accelerate our growth plan and will help us scale faster in this region, geographically and technologically. Most importantly, the acquisition will help provide an increased breadth of channel partners for our vendor community to leverage. It also strengthens our offerings in IP networking and security, which are both very important parts of our overall business strategy.”