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Sonnet Technologies
Phone: 1-949-587-3500
Fax: 1-949-457-6349
Business hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm Pacific Time (excluding holidays)

Sonnet's corporate office is located in Irvine, California with local branches in Atlanta, Georgia, Europe, and Asia.

Corporate Address
Sonnet Technologies
8 Autry
Irvine, California 92618-2708

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Sales
• Domestic (US/Canada/Mexico) - Sonnet Online Store or a local distributor.

• International - through an international distributor. See Where to Buy to find a dealer nearest you.

• For general sales info, contact: sales@sonnettech.com

Customer Service
• See Support area for product knowledgebase and customer service contact information and hours.

Press
Media Contacts and Press Photos
Press Releases

Career Opportunities
Territory & Channel Account Executive

Additional Resources
Product Warranty Info
Trademarks & Privacy Policy
Report a website problem or error

 

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Over 25 Years of Hi-Tech Industry Experience

Sonnet Technologies, Inc. is a world-leading computer hardware upgrade company with a comprehensive line of pro storage systems and media readers, Thunderbolt™ technology PCIe expansion solutions, and performance extending computer cards for professional users in the film, video and broadcast industries. With over 25 years in the hi-tech industry, Sonnet has pioneered and brought to market numerous innovative solutions that enhance the performance and connectivity of Mac® and Windows® computers. Sonnet is headquartered in Irvine, California, the most dynamic concentration of technology and engineering south of Silicon Valley. The company's portfolio of products includes:

Pro Storage

Sonnet's Fusion™ line of pro storage systems comprise of portable, desktop, and rackmount solutions. The mobile two and four-drive portable units feature ruggedized drive enclosures designed for any worflow environment. High-performance and cost-effective desktop attached storage with advanced RAID controllers provide up to eight drives with excellent expandability and RAID reliability. For high-end workflow sharing, rackmount 16-drive/16-port/8Gb Fibre Channel shared storage systems offer great flexibility and mass storage.

Pro Media Readers

With the need for high-speed ingest of media cards for varying Mac and PC workflows, Sonnet's Qio™ family of pro media readers feature an eSATA host controller and the capability to read/write SxS™, P2, CF, SDHC™, SDXC™ media or simulatenously ingest multiple CompactFlash® or SxS cards via a cost-effective, high-speed multi-slot interface. The Qio, Qio CF4, and Qio E3 offer versatile interface configurations through Thunderbolt, PCIe, or ExpressCard/34 connections.

Thunderbolt

Working closely with Apple® and Intel® in the development and certification of Thunderbolt technology products, Sonnet has developed innovative solutions ranging from Thunderbolt adapters and docks to expansion chassis for PCIe cards and full rackmount server enclosures:

Adapters and Docks
Echo™ ExpressCard Thunderbolt adapter enables the use of ExpressCard®/34 adapters and ingest of SxS media with Thunderbolt technology-equipped computers. Echo Express SE 10GbE and Echo Express SE eSATA Pro 4-Port Thunderbolt adapters allow 10GigE or eSATA 6 Gb/s connections over Thunderbolt.  Sonnet's Echo 15 and Echo 15 Pro+ Thunderbolt docks include four USB 3.0 ports, four SATA ports, Gigabit Ethernet, FireWire® 800, pass-through Thunderbolt ports, optical DVD or Blu-ray drives, and 2.5/3.5-inch internal drive bays.

World's First Thunderbolt 2 Expansion Chassis for PCIe Cards
Echo Express III-D and III-R, and Echo Express SE II Thunderbolt Expansion Chassis feature the latest Thunderbolt 2 technology and provide the means of using professional PCIe cards with any Thunderbolt-equipped Mac.

Rackmount Expansion Enclosures for Mac mini
Sonnet's innovative xMac™ mini Servers, Thunderbolt rackmount expansion chassis, transform a Mac mini into a Enterprise class rackmount server with PCIe 2.0 expansion slots.

Performance Extending Computer Cards

For desktop and notebook users, Sonnet's diverse range of ExpressCard, PCIe, and PCI/PCI-X computer cards extend the capabilities of these machines with such enhancements as 6Gb/s SATA, FireWire® 800 & 400, USB 3.0, USB 2.0, WiFi 802.11g, Ethernet, and media card readers.

Awards
Sonnet has been recognized over the years for our outstanding product solutions for the Mac market and audio, video, and media broadcasting industries.

Awards

 

 
About Sonnet

Sonnet Technologies
Phone: 1-949-587-3500
Fax: 1-949-457-6349
Business hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm Pacific Time (excluding holidays)

Sonnet's corporate office is located in Irvine, California with local branches in Atlanta, Georgia, Europe, and Asia.

Corporate Address
Sonnet Technologies
8 Autry
Irvine, California 92618-2708

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Sales
• Domestic (US/Canada/Mexico) - Sonnet Online Store or a local distributor.

• International - through an international distributor. See Where to Buy to find a dealer nearest you.

• For general sales info, contact: sales@sonnettech.com

Customer Service
• See Support area for product knowledgebase and customer service contact information and hours.

Press
Media Contacts and Press Photos
Press Releases

Career Opportunities
Territory & Channel Account Executive

Additional Resources
Product Warranty Info
Trademarks & Privacy Policy
Report a website problem or error

 

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Map & Directions


Sonnet Technologies, Inc. corporate headquarters is located in the Irvine Spectrum area of Irvine, California, the most dynamic concentration of technology and engineering south of Silicone Valley.

From Los Angeles County
• Take I-405 South
• Exit Bake Parkway
• Turn left onto Bake Parkway
• Turn left onto Muirlands
• Turn left onto Wrigley
• Turn left onto Watson
• Watson becomes Autry
• Turn right into Sonnet parking lot

Estimated Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes


From San Diego County
• Take I-405 North
• Exit onto Bake Parkway
• Turn right onto Bake Parkway
• Turn left onto Muirlands
• Turn left onto Wrigley
• Turn left onto Watson
• Watson becomes Autry
• Turn right into Sonnet parking lot

Estimated Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes

  From San Bernardino County
• Take I-10 East towards San Bernardino
• Merge onto I-15 South towards San Diego
• Take I-15 South
• Merge onto 91 Freeway West towards Beach Cities
• Take 91 West
• Merge onto 241 Freeway South Ramp (towards Irvine)
• Take 241 South (includes a toll fee)
• Merge onto 133 Freeway South Ramp (towards I-5) (includes a toll fee)
• Take I-5 South
• Take the I-5-Truck-Byp/Bake Pkwy/Lake Forest Drive Exit
• Exit onto Bake Parkway
• Turn left onto Bake Parkway
• Turn left onto Muirlands
• Turn left onto Wrigley
• Turn left onto Watson
• Watson becomes Autry
• Turn right into Sonnet parking lot

Estimated Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes

 


 
About Sonnet

Sonnet Technologies
Phone: 1-949-587-3500
Fax: 1-949-457-6349
Business hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm Pacific Time (excluding holidays)

Sonnet's corporate office is located in Irvine, California with local branches in Atlanta, Georgia, Europe, and Asia.

Corporate Address
Sonnet Technologies
8 Autry
Irvine, California 92618-2708

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Sales
• Domestic (US/Canada/Mexico) - Sonnet Online Store or a local distributor.

• International - through an international distributor. See Where to Buy to find a dealer nearest you.

• For general sales info, contact: sales@sonnettech.com

Customer Service
• See Support area for product knowledgebase and customer service contact information and hours.

Press
Media Contacts and Press Photos
Press Releases

Career Opportunities
Territory & Channel Account Executive

Additional Resources
Product Warranty Info
Trademarks & Privacy Policy
Report a website problem or error

 

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Legal and Trademark Information

Introduction - Acceptance of Terms | Copyright Information | Product Information | Ownership of Materials | Warranties and Disclaimers


INTRODUCTION - ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS

The materials ("Materials") contained in Sonnet Technologies, Inc. ("Sonnet") website ("Site") are subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this legal notice ("Terms of Use"). By accessing, using, downloading, or printing Materials from this Site, you agree to the Terms of Use. If you do not agree to them, do not use this Site or download Materials. Sonnet reserves the right to change the Terms of Use from time to time at its sole discretion. Your use of the Site will be subject to the most current version of the Terms of Use posted on the Site at the time of such use. In addition, you shall be subject to any posted guidelines or rules applicable to other Materials or Services contained in this Site that may contain terms and conditions in addition to those in the Terms of Use. If you breach any of the Terms of Use, your authorization to use any Materials or Services from this Site automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any Materials downloaded or printed from this Site.

COPYRIGHT INFORMATION

Site Information. Information, images, and files (other than those made available in the public domain) found on this Site may not be reproduced, republished, distributed, uploaded, or transmitted in any way without the prior written permission of Sonnet; however, you may freely distribute and download information for noncommercial use provided copyright information remains intact. Modification of information, images and/or files for any other purpose is a violation of Sonnet copyright and other proprietary rights.

Software. Use of software from Sonnet or this Site is subject to the software license terms set forth by Sonnet's Software License that accompanies the software. You will not be able to install any software that is accompanied by or includes an end user license agreement unless you agree to the terms of such end user license agreement. If you do not agree to such terms, you will not be able to install the software. Agreeing to the terms set forth in the end user license also restricts you from attempting to decompile, reverse engineer, or discover the source code of Sonnet software made available from Sonnet and/or this Site.

Documentation. You are granted the right to (a) store documentation on a single computer for personal use only and (b) print copies of documentation for personal use provided that the documentation contains Sonnet's copyright notice.

Trademarks. The trademarks and logos displayed on this Site are the property of Sonnet and other third parties.

Sonnet, the Sonnet logotype, Simply Fast, the Simply Fast logotype, 2Fit, Allegro, Aria, Carapace, Crescendo, Dio, Echo, Edge, Encore, Fusion, HARMONi, MacCuff, Presto, Qio, Tango, Tempo, Volta, xMac, and  Yin•Yang are trademarks of Sonnet Technologies, Inc.

AirPort, AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme, Apple, the Apple logo, eMac, Final Cut, Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Studio, FireWire, the FireWire logo GarageBand, iBook, iMac, iPhone, iPod, iPod classic, iPod nano, iPod shuffle, iPod touch, Leopard, Mac, the Mac logo, MacBook, MacBook Air, Macintosh, Mac Pro, Mac OS, OS X, Panther, PowerBook, Power Mac, QuickTime, Snow Leopard, Tiger, Xsan, and Xserve are trademarks of Apple, Inc. registered in the U.S. and other countries. The Powered By Mac Badge is a trademark of Apple, Inc., used with permission.

AJA is a registered trademark of AJA Video Systems, Inc. The PowerPC name and the PowerPC logotype are trademarks of International Business Machines, used under license therefrom. Other product names are trademarks of their respective owners.

Intel, the Intel logo, Thunderbolt and the Thunderbolt logo are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the United States and other countries.

PRODUCT INFORMATION

Pricing and Product Availability. Prices and in-stock product are subject to change without notice. Call for current pricing and availability.

Technical Information & Copy Error and Omissions. Sonnet has made every effort possible to make certain the information contained in product information is accurate and reliable; however, we are not responsible for possible typographical errors or technical inaccuracies. Product specifications are subject to change without notice. If you discover an error, please e-mail our webmaster so we may correct the problem.

OWNERSHIP OF MATERIALS

Links to Other Websites. This Site may contain links to third-party websites that are not under the control of Sonnet. Sonnet makes no representation whatsoever regarding the content of any other websites which you may access from this Site. When you access a third-party website, you do so at your own risk and Sonnet is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any information on these sites or for the quality of any products or services available on such sites. A link to a third-party website does not mean that Sonnet endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content or use of such websites.

Personal Information and Privacy. Personal information supplied to Sonnet through our online store for product purchase is private and secure. Such information is considered confidential and may only be used for internal uses. For marketing lists or notifications, your personal information is considered confidential and is used only for customer communication and product development purposes. We do not sell your information to third-parties. For areas on this Site that require user-supplied information or communications, such as bug reports, customer testimonials, or E-mail correspondence (collectively, 'User Content') you grant Sonnet an unrestricted, worldwide, irrevocable license to use, modify, reproduce, display, perform, and distribute such User Content. However, we will not release your personal information, eMail address, name or otherwise publicize the fact that you submitted such User Content to us unless: a) you grant us permission to do so; b) we first notify you that the User Content you submit will be published or otherwise used with your name on it; or c) we are required to do so by law.

Customer Feedback. Sonnet welcomes feedback from our customers on existing products and marketing strategies. However, Sonnet or any of its employees do not accept or consider unsolicited ideas (for advertising, promotions, new products, hardware, software, or technologies) unless you agree that 1) your ideas will automatically become the property of Sonnet, without compensation to you, and 2) Sonnet can use the ideas for any purpose and in any way deemed necessary by Sonnet.

WARRANTIES AND DISCLAIMERS

Sonnet Technologies, Inc. has made every effort possible to make certain the information contained on this Site is accurate and reliable; however, since the information is gathered from several sources, it is provided "AS IS." SONNET EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND/OR CONDITIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO ANY MATTER WHATSOEVER RELATING TO OR REFERENCED BY THIS SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR THE WARRANTY OF NON-INFRINGEMENT. SONNET MAY MAKE CHANGES TO THE MATERIALS AND SERVICES AT THIS SITE, INCLUDING THE PRICES AND DESCRIPTIONS OF ANY PRODUCTS LISTED HEREIN, AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE. THE MATERIALS OR SERVICES AT THIS SITE MAY BE OUT OF DATE, AND SONNET MAKES NO COMMITMENT TO UPDATE SUCH MATERIALS OR SERVICES. THIS SITE CAN BE ACCESSED FROM OTHER COUNTRIES AND MAY CONTAIN INFORMATION AND/OR REFERENCES TO SONNET PRODUCTS, SERVICES, OR PROGRAMS THAT HAVE NOT BE ANNOUNCED IN YOUR COUNTY. THESE REFERENCES DO NOT IMPLY THAT SONNET INTENDS TO ANNOUNCE SUCH PRODUCTS, SERVICES, OR PROGRAMS IN YOUR COUNTRY.

Copyright ©2013 Sonnet Technologies, Inc. All rights reserved.
Updated April 26, 2013

 

 

 
About Sonnet

Sonnet Technologies, Inc. is a leader in providing Thunderbolt, pro media readers, and pro storage solutions for professional users of Macintosh, Windows, and UNIX systems in the film, video, and broadcast industries.

Sonnet Technologies offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.

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Benefits Include:

Medical, dental and life insurance
401(k) savings plan with company matching
3 weeks annual PTO ("Paid Time Off") with carry over provisions
8 paid holidays per year
Flexible spending accounts for medical or dependent care expenses
Section 125 Plan
AFLAC supplemental insurance
50% off a Sonnet product each year

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Career Opportunities

Position: SONNET TERRITORY & CHANNEL ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
Location: Orange County, California

Sonnet Technologies Inc., a leading provider of storage system, Thunderbolt technology expansion products, interface cards and media readers for professional users in the audio, video and broadcast industries, as well as Mac related products for small – medium businesses and education markets. We are actively searching for a Territory & Channel Account Executive to handle inbound sales opportunities from end customers and resellers within a designated territory. Additional responsibilities include proactively recruiting and developing new and existing relationships with the independent and regional reseller / VAR channels.

The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of technically oriented sales experience with end customers and with developing and managing reseller channel partners.  Knowledge of storage, pro- video and pro- audio technologies and Mac related computer accessory sales a plus. Must develop mutually profitable customer relationships with resellers, through recruitment, web based training and sales support activities. Must also be able to handle inbound pre-sales inquiries from end customers, advising on product and configuration options as well as consultatively cross-selling and up selling to other Sonnet products.  This position requires exceptional sales consulting and communication skills. The individual must achieve or exceed assigned sales quotas in accordance with established policies and strategic guidelines, and be creative in gaining mindshare and sales preference within the reseller channel. Must always be aware of competitor's activities, account history, emerging trends, etc., and understand how to create and capitalize on opportunities.

Job Qualifications Include:

  • A minimum of three years computer products sales and related experience or equivalent. Knowledge of and experience with pro-audio, pro-video and Mac product ecosystem a plus.
  • Strong technical understanding of computer products and accessories and interest in latest technologies. I.E. avid reader of technology publications, industry forums and other information resources.  Experience in troubleshooting and resolving technical product issues a plus.
  • Interest in and an understanding of Pro- Video and Pro- Audio markets and technologies a plus.
  • Proven success in meeting and exceeding sales goals.
  • Strong communication and client interaction skills with all channel levels, including the ability to remotely conduct web based product update training meetings for channel sales teams.
  • Requires a BA/BS plus 3 years of sales experience or equivalent.

Expected Competencies:

  • Market and Technology Awareness: Demonstrating understanding of markets and technologies most relevant to Sonnet's products.
  • Quick Study: Possess an aptitude for rapid learning and comprehension of customer requirements, industry specific needs and workflows, new products, features, benefits and competitive positioning.
  • A Delight The Customer Attitude: Demonstrated track record of delivering a WOW experience with every customer interaction. Possess the ability to leave each customer feeling as though they are Sonnet's most important customer.
  • Problem Solver – Have a sense of urgency in all customer interactions and a track record in taking ownership to insure good customer support and satisfaction.
  • Strong Organizational Skills: Demonstrated ability to be highly organized and efficient with strong and consistent follow-up and follow-through. Must be willing and able to use a designated CRM application for customer and opportunity tracking, keeping all required information up to date.
  • Consultative Sales Proficiency: Proven track record of qualifying, prioritizing and closing sales opportunities through consultative customer interaction. Of high priority is the ability to quickly assess customer needs, beyond their initial product interest inquiry, and effectively introduce additional relevant Sonnet product for consideration.
  • Team Oriented: Must be able to thrive in a team-oriented environment, be willing to collaborate and work harmoniously with co-workers.
  • Entrepreneurial: Candidates are expected to be a self-starter, demonstrate an entrepreneurial drive.
  • Ethical: Candidates are expected to demonstrate ethics at its highest level as a representative of Sonnet.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Setting and managing realistic customer expectations during the sales process.
  • Handling inbound customer inquiries (end customer and reseller) via phone, email and chat. Assessing customer needs / requirements and educating the customer about relevant Sonnet products.  Education includes product features, benefits and competitive positioning.
  • Cross-sell and up-sell customers consultatively with the breadth of Sonnet product.
  • Develops and implement strategic sales plans to achieve or exceed revenue targets and product mix goals through systematic sales calls on current and potential customers.
  • Recruit and develop new reseller relationships and develop relationship between Sonnet and select assigned existing resellers.
  • Facilitate the resolution of customer support issues, including answering questions, interfacing with and handing off to Sonnet Technical Support and following up to insure trouble tickets ticket resolution and customer satisfaction.
  • Keep customers abreast of new products, features, pricing and case study examples.
  • Maintain accurate customer and opportunity records in Sonnet's designated CRM system.
  • Conduct web based sales trainings for reseller sales reps.
  • Provide regular sales forecasting and reporting.

 

The position will be based in Irvine, California and will be primarily a phone based sales position.

If there is an interest in this position, forward a current resume to careers@sonnettech.com for consideration.

 

 

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