Iomega owner EMC said today it will replace the brand on business-class NAS products with LenovoEMC, a joint venture that now sells the SMB business hardware.
After carrying the Iomega brand name for 33 years, the company that was purchased by EMC is changing the names of its network-attached storage arrays.
The partnership includes a server technology development program and a reseller relationship in which Lenovo will provide EMC's networked storage products to its customers, with the two companies bringing SMB products from EMC's Iomega business into the new joint venture.
In edition to Iomega's NAS products, its social media properties rebranded as LenovoEMC.
LenovoEMC also announced an agreement with Acronis to provide True Image 2013 Lite PC backup software with with Lenovo network storage products. Acronis True Image 2013 provides automatic and continuous file backup protection and restore for Windows PCs.
Iomega's NAS family will now come under LenovoEMC
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