Headway Appoints John Shean To Head Up Storage Division And Develop The Channel

Headway Technology (a division of ACAL IT Limited), one of the industrys most well known and successful document management distributors, has appointed John Shean (pictured) to head up the Storage Division.
John Shean, formerly sales manger with Lizard Tech, will be tasked with developing the channel for the storage solutions in Headways portfolio.  David Lewis, Managing Director for ACAL IT commented, Were very excited to have someone of Johns calibre on board, with a proven background for developing a successful channel.
John Shean remarked, This is an incredible opportunity because Headway have some amazing storage solutions in their portfolio, capable of giving the channel extra revenue at good margin.  My first task is going to be to find and recruit value added resellers and system integrators to build the channel for vendors including LeftHand Networks, Plasmon and Breece Hill to name but a few.
Phiilip Zimber, Sales and Marketing Director for Headway added, Some of these vendors, such as LeftHand Networks are new and dont have an established channel.  In the case of LeftHand Networks, the market has shown its now ready for iSCSI SANs.  For the right channel partner LeftHand Networks represents a real growth opportunity.  To this end, we have qualified leads were looking to pass onto the right partner.
About Headway Technology
Headway Technology, a division of Acal IT, has established an excellent reputation accredited by manufacturers as the most effective value added distributor in the document management and workflow market today.
Acal IT Limited is one of the worlds leading specialist distributors of IT products. As an organisation, it prides itself on supplying OEMs, resellers and integrators throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa with best of breed products accompanied by outstanding levels of customer service.
Acal IT, with its head office in the U.K, comprises of 3 autonomous divisions: Headway Technology, Acal Storage Networking and Acal Networks with branch offices across Europe. Headway Technology provides document management and imaging products together with associated software and services. Acal Storage Networking specialises in connectivity solutions for the rapidly growing storage networking market and Acal Networks focuses on the wireless networking arena.
Acal IT is part of the Acal plc Group quoted on the London Stock Exchange with a pan-European infrastructure to support our growing customer needs. Headways strengths and reputation come from a unique distribution formula. By being very close to the product manufacturers and making strong investments in technical capability, staff training and product stocking, the company operates more as a manufacturers representative bringing its suppliers and customers together for business success.

More information on Headway Technology can be found at: www.headway.co.uk

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