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November 6, 2008
EMC Japan K.K.
Daiwabo Information System Co., Ltd.

EMC Japan has concluded an agreement with Daiwabo Information System regarding membership of its Velocity Partner Program to support the sales of all EMC products with a focus on the "EMC CLARiX" series

November 6, 2008
EMC Japan K.K. (hereafter referred to as EMC Japan, Head office: Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, President: Toshio Morohoshi, URL: and Daiwabo Information System Co., Ltd. (hereafter referred to as DIS, head office: Chuo-ku, Osaka, President: Hirokazu Matsumoto, URL: have concluded an agreement regarding membership of the "Velocity Partner Program", namely EMC Japan's program for supporting its partners' sales activities. This agreement allows DIS to become a primary distributor and to start selling all EMC products through its national network of sales bases with a focus on the "EMC® CLARiX®" series storage system designed for small- and medium-sized companies.

DIS announced the "Development and Expansion of New Business" as one of the fundamental planks of its medium-term business plan 'VISION 2010' published in March 2008. DIS believes that EMC products are vital to the implementation of its mission to become an excellent partner with customers and suppliers by together creating new value with respect to IT utilization. This is one of the reasons for its decision to ally itself with EMC Japan and sell EMC products as a sales partner. DIS is proud of its community-based business with 90 sales bases and 14 distribution bases across the country. The alliance with DIS will allow EMC Japan to further strengthen its marketing activities by utilizing DIS's marketing resources. DIS will also provide information on EMC products through the iDATEN, which is DIS's extranet provided exclusively for DIS members.

[EMC Japan]
EMC Japan is the Japanese subsidiary of EMC Corporation, which is the world's leading company as regards the development and provision of information infrastructure technology and solutions that allow customers large or small to create further value from information. Further information about EMC Japan can be found at

[Daiwabo Information System Co., Ltd.]
DIS is one of the leading distributors of IT-related products in Japan. It is listed on both the Tokyo Stock Exchange and the Osaka Securities Exchange. As a multi vendor, DIS has considerable power to procure products from leading PC and peripheral manufacturers worldwide. This powerful procurement ability coupled with its community-based sales system allows DIS to sell high-quality products throughout the county, and has contributed to the development of an affluent information society in harmony with nature. Further information about DIS can be found at

[Please contact those listed below to inquire about this article.]
♦EMC Japan K.K.
Aya Takemura
Public Relations Manager
Marketing Communication Dept.
Tel: +81-3-5308-8888 (Main), +81-3-5308-8867 (Direct)

♦Daiwabo Information System Co., Ltd.
- Customer contact -
Marketing Group, Marketing Dept. of Procurement & Sales Promotion Div. Tel: +81-3-5746-6390, Fax: +81-3-5746-6404

- News media contact-
Masao Okiyo, Ichiro Sadakata
General Affairs Dept.
Tel: +81-6-6281-9100, Fax: +81-6-6258-9351

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