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Global Distribution Expands Operations into North America and Strengthens Product Portfolio with New Vendors

At IBC 2017 Global Distribution showcases post production, enterprise and archival storage solutions and announces exciting expansion into the North American market.

Cambridge, UK – 15 September, 2017: IBC Hall 7, J31 sees Global Distribution highlight a number of content creation, enterprise and archival solutions from best-in-class storage specialists. Along with announcing a new North America office, Global have also strengthened their portfolio with LaCie and IDS products.

“It’s a very exciting time for us at Global”, said Keith Warburton, CEO, Global Distribution. “Our customers are continually looking for the latest and greatest in technological advancements and we are delighted to be able to bring on board two vendors with such strong pedigrees and reputation for innovation".

By adding IDS and LaCie to their roster of products Global stay true to their aim to seek out innovative solutions and provide the latest technology for the current and future demands of their customers. IDS, developed by IPE-Technologies, is a scalable, network-based display and control system designed specifically for the broadcast & media industry. Consisting of dedicated software and hardware devices that use a standard TCP/IP backbone, IDS can be scaled to suit any installation, and is already used globally by some of the largest and most recognised broadcasters.

For over a decade LaCie have collaborated with visionary designers and consistently been first to market with the latest storage innovations, from Firewire to USB to Thunderbolt™. LaCie is committed to helping content professionals master ever-increasing data demands by ensuring their irreplaceable data is secure, available on demand and always driving value.

The newly opened Global Distribution US subsidiary is based in Culver City, CA and is headed up by Roger Mabon and Jonathan Ellihou, President and COO respectively. Roger Mabon will be familiar as founder of G-Technology and mLogic. Prior to G-Technology, Roger was vice president of marketing at RAID storage solutions provider Medea Corporation.

Jonathan Ellihou also brings extensive industry experience to Global. Jonathan was formerly Vice President of World Wide Channel Sales at OWC where he managed the channel for both OWC and NewerTech brands, as well as NewerTech Distribution. Jonathan also served as East Coast Channel Manager at G-Technology and has spent over a decade in North American distribution.

Visitors to IBC can chat with Global team members from the UK, US, Nordic and DACH offices on booth J31, Hall 7. Visitors are also welcome to join the team at the Global Beach Party, The Boat House on Saturday 16th, 5-8pm. Please note this event is by invitation only and tickets can be requested from a team member on the Global booth.

About Global Distribution
Global Distribution is a specialist distributor of digital content acquisition, storage, management, archival and display solutions within the media, surveillance and enterprise industries. Dedicated to delivering class-leading products and solutions with support and development that is second to none, Global work closely with their vendors, partners and extensive reseller network across their geos to meet the growing needs of these industries. With a clear focus on understanding the ever-changing requirements in each industry Global are excellently placed to provide technology to fulfil the current and future demands of users. See us at or follow us on Twitter @GlobalDist_News

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