1/9/2004 - Dot Hill (Nasdaq: HILL) announced that it has expanded its manufacturing agreement with Solectron Corporation (NYSE: SLR), a leading provider of electronics manufacturing and supply chain management services. Solectron will now manufacture, assemble and test Dot Hill's products in its Budapest, Hungary facility, as well as its sites in Milpitas, Calif., and Penang, Malaysia. Dot Hill chose the Budapest facility to better serve its growing European customer base.
"Over the past year, Solectron has worked very hard to meet Dot Hill's requirements as well as those of our OEM customers," said Dot Hill Senior Vice President Operations, Richard McGee. "Strategically, it was time for us to add a Europe-based manufacturing facility to provide our European customers with a faster time-to-market. We chose Solectron's Budapest facility because of the technical talent on site, the facility quality and the process control."
Solectron Budapest provides complete supply chain solutions for systems integration services, including configure to order (CTO) and built to order (BTO) assembly operations, customer fulfillment, distribution services and after-market repair services.
"We are pleased Dot Hill has selected another Solectron facility to manufacture its line of high-availability data storage products," said Solectron Vice President of Account Management, Americas, Mitch Schoch. "Through our commitment to deliver consistently superior performance, we will enable Dot Hill to deliver high-quality products with a faster time-to-market to its customers."
About Dot Hill
Dot Hill Systems Corp. is a leader in the innovative design and delivery of storage networking solutions to channel partners worldwide. Its products include the SANnet(R) II family of storage systems, SANscape(R) storage management software, SANpath(R) storage networking software and professional training, support and service. For more information, visit Dot Hill on the Web at www.dothill.com
Solectron ( www.solectron.com ) provides a full range of global manufacturing and supply chain management services to the world's premier high-tech electronics companies. Solectron's offerings include new product design and introduction services, materials management, product manufacturing, and product warranty and end-of-life support. The company is based in Milpitas, Calif., and had sales of $11 billion in fiscal 2003.
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