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Buffalo teams up with the UK & Ireland's top storage distributor to strengthen grip on UK NAS market

London, UK, 27 August 2013: Buffalo Technology, is strengthening its grip on the Network Attached Storage (NAS) market by teaming up with the UK & Ireland's leading storage distributor, CMS Distribution.

The new partnership will see CMS Distribution provide Buffalo's range of award-winning storage and wireless products for SMB and enterprise organisations to its extensive resellers base.

In the last 12 months Buffalo has bolstered its business portfolio with the addition of more than 8 new products, designed specifically to meet the individual needs of companies of all sizes. The new product set ranges from the SMB-focused TeraStation 5000 - which ranges from 4TB to 16TB capacity, offer Anti-Virus capabilities, as well as Rackmount and disk-free Enclosure options - to the huge capacity Enterprise-level TeraStation 7120r.

Paul Hudson, Sales Director for Northern Europe at Buffalo Technology, said: " The NAS market is continuing to expand, and Buffalo has been proactive in designing market leading, cost-effective NAS devices to meet the bespoke needs of all companies. As the market continues to grow it will present further opportunities for Buffalo, so working with CMS Distribution will help more businesses benefit from our expanding product portfolio.

CMS Distribution is a renowned specialist storage distributor with a strong UK & Ireland market influence. The new partnership will enhance our reputation as a provider of reliable storage solutions within the increasingly competitive NAS market, whilst also helping us boost our sales goals."

CMS Distribution, which was recently named the Storage Distributor of the Year for the second year running, brings its expertise and specialist knowledge of the national NAS market and storage solutions to the partnership. It maintains a strong and extensive reseller network, with over 2,000 storage channel partners.

Nick Preston, Commercial Director at CMS Distribution, said: "Adding Buffalo's wide range of NAS solutions to our data storage portfolio  will create a number of exciting opportunities for our B2B and B2C resellers  and strengthen CMS's position as a leading NAS solutions distributor in UK and Ireland   "

About Buffalo Technology

Buffalo is a global manufacturer of innovative storage, multimedia, and wireless networking products for the home and small business. The company is recognised as the Number 1 total PC peripheral manufacturer in Japan, and was named the worldwide consumer NAS market leader 6 years in a row.

The company's storage products are addressing the needs of the individual and the business, providing cost-effective network attached storage (NAS), portable and desktop hard drives, multimedia players, and Wireless LAN routers, which together offer a complete and integrated solution for the small office and digital home environment.

Buffalo's strong international industry alliances with companies such as Intel, BroadcomTM, Nintendo and Microsoft have allowed it to lead the industry in the development of the latest technologies into practical tools for the business and the home.

Headquartered in Japan, Buffalo Technology has offices in the UK, France, The Netherlands, USA and Taiwan. For more information please visit

About CMS distribution

CMS Distribution is a value added distributor of business and consumer data storage products and solutions in the UK and Ireland. Real value added service is an essential component of its success over the past 25 years.

The company is strictly trade only and sells to both the B2B and B2C channel partners. It services thousands of VARs, resellers and consultants from multi-nationals to smaller, local IT companies.