SOURCE: Finisar

November 28, 2007 05:00 ET

Finisar Appoints StorIT as Middle East Distributor

SUNNYVALE, CA and DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES--(Marketwire - November 28, 2007) - Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR), a global technology leader in fiber optic solutions for high-speed networks, today announced that StorIT has been selected as an authorized distributor for the Middle East, including such countries as UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Egypt. StorIT provides a comprehensive suite of solutions and services that enable enterprises to efficiently store, protect and manage business critical data, harnessing the value of information. This new appointment adds to Finisar's already extensive network of worldwide distributors offering high performance optics.

"StorIT matches Finisar's superior level of customer support capabilities, as evidenced by an extensive and loyal customer base in the Middle East," said Federico Zanotti, EMEA Sales Director, Finisar. "We look forward to working with StorIT to extend Finisar's leading market share in pluggable optical modules to this important marketplace."

"We are proud to be selected as an authorized distributor of Finisar's world-class products," said Suren Vedantham, Managing Director, StorIT. "This opportunity enables us to broaden our extensive spectrum of solutions to better serve our large customer base of value added resellers and system integrators and solidifies our position as a leading storage and networking specialist distributor in the Middle East and beyond."

About Finisar

Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR) is a global technology leader for fiber optic components and subsystems and network test and monitoring systems. These products enable high-speed voice, video and data communications for networking, storage and wireless applications over Local Area Networks (LANs), Storage Area Networks (SANs), and Metropolitan Area Networks (MANs) using Ethernet, Fibre Channel, IP, SAS, SATA and SONET/SDH protocols. The Company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, USA. More information can be found at

About StorIT

The Middle East's leading Storage Specialist Value Added Distributor, StorIT provides comprehensive suite of solutions & services that enable enterprises of all sizes to efficiently store, protect & manage business critical data, and harness the value of information. Extremely client-centric and technology-neutral, StorIT offers full spectrum Data Storage Infrastructure solutions to customers in the SMB, SME & Large Enterprise domain through a wide Reseller Channel Network consisting of Value Added Resellers and Systems Integrators spread across the Middle East & North Africa. Focused approach, superior industry knowledge and advanced technical skill sets make StorIT a recognized market leader in the region.

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