Arrow Shoots for Storage Growth

Arrow's new VP of North American Storage says storage sales growth is moving into mid-enterprise and SMBs.

Arrows recent appointment of Sean Kerins as vice president of its North American Storage Group marks an increased focus on fast-growing storage sales at the distribution giant.

The Englewood, Colo., companys Enterprise Computing Solutions Group recently named Kerins to the newly created position, where he will own worldwide storage for both independent and embedded storage solutions, Kevin Gilroy, president of Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions Group, told Channel Insider.

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"From a macro level at Arrow, storage is becoming more and more strategic," Gilroy said. While analyst firms such as Gartner are quoting growth rates of 9 percent, Gilroy said Arrow is seeing 13 percent to 14 percent growth, particularly in vertical industry sectors such as health care and financial services.

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