SOURCE: Promise Technology

PROMISE Technology

June 23, 2010 11:49 ET

PROMISE Technology Executive Recognized as 2010 Storage Superstar by Everything Channel's CRN

MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwire - June 23, 2010) -  PROMISE Technology, Inc., a leading supplier of versatile RAID storage solutions catering to customers from enterprise to consumer, today announced that Jin-Lon Hon, vice president of engineering, has been named a 2010 Storage Superstar by Everything Channel's CRN. This first annual list, created by Everything Channel editorial, includes the top thought leaders, researchers and executives in the data storage industry. CRN felt it was important to focus on the visionaries and innovators who have made major contributions and advancements to grow the storage industry and push it forward.

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Mr. Hon was selected by Everything Channel's editorial judging panel. With 25+ years of technology development, engineering management, and product planning in the advanced storage field, Mr. Hon brought a group of senior engineers together to form PROMISE Technology's engineering foundation in 2002. Today PROMISE storage products are used and recommended by many major global OEMs and channel partners. Mr. Hon was senior director of technology at IBM and founded storage startup, UltraStor in 1989. He has held senior engineering positions at companies like DTC, Mator and Buslogic. Mr. Hon graduated from National Taiwan University Electrical Engineering Department in 1979 and earned a master's degree from the University of California, at Santa Barbara.

"Solution providers who design and deploy storage infrastructures deal with a technology where change is the only constant," said Kelley Damore, VP, Editorial Director, Everything Channel. "Small businesses and enterprises alike need to safely store, back up, recover and archive data and these Storage Superstars are many of the unsung heroes who have helped invent better ways of doing this. Yet many of these individuals seldom get the recognition they deserve. We congratulate all the 'Storage Superstars,' and are happy to provide an opportunity to shine the spotlight on them."

"Jin-Lon has been instrumental in guiding PROMISE's engineering efforts to attain excellence in our product development as we help our OEMs and channel partners build customer loyalty and achieve the highest levels of satisfaction," said Ray Bahar, vice president of sales, marketing and strategic alliances, PROMISE Technology. "PROMISE is committed to providing significant resources to the channel, including programs such as our recently launched authorized partner program to accelerate the success of our partners."

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About PROMISE Technology
With a long history of innovation, PROMISE Technology develops and manufactures sophisticated RAID solutions recognized worldwide, ranging from a complete line of RAID controller cards to FC/iSCSI/SAS/SATA RAID subsystems. Catering to enterprise, mid-range, entry-level consumer data protection needs, PROMISE products are distinguished by their Unified Common RAID Core and management software and unparalleled support. Headquartered in Milpitas, Calif., PROMISE has operations throughout Asia and Europe. For more information, visit PROMISE Technology's website at

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