SOURCE: Nexsan Corporation

Nexsan Corporation

February 23, 2012 09:48 ET

Nexsan Announces Availability of 3TB Hitachi 5700 RPM Drives for Use With Nexsan E-Series Storage Systems

THOUSAND OAKS, CA--(Marketwire - Feb 23, 2012) - Nexsan, a leading independent provider of disk-based data storage systems, today announced immediate availability of 3TB Hitachi 5700 RPM drives as an option for all Nexsan E-Series™ storage systems. Enhanced with Hitachi's CoolSpin technology, Hitachi's 5700 RPM 3TB drives run cooler and are energy efficient to complement Nexsan's AutoMAID® power savings technology. Combined with E-Series storage systems, the new high capacity drives are ideal for digital video storage (DVS), disk-to-disk backup and archival applications.

Who: Nexsan Corporation

What: 3TB Hitachi 5700 hard drives with CoolSpin Technology available now for E-Series storage systems

When: Immediate availability through authorized Nexsan resellers

Where: Contact Nexsan at 866.463.9726

The 3TB Hitachi drives provide enormous capacity and feature innovative CoolSpin technology to deliver a greater level of power savings and quiet operation for efficiency minded IT environments. With low power, high capacity and cool operation, the 3.5-inch drives allow Nexsan to leverage the benefits of the latest components and operating systems to deliver higher density, eco-friendly storage. The drives deliver impressive sequential performance, making them perfect for applications that include data protection, archival storage and digital video.

E-Series SAN storage systems are the foundation of Nexsan's Flexible Storage Platform™ and contain anywhere from 14 to 60 drives per chassis in a very small footprint. Nexsan disk arrays can be increased in capacity, up to 360TB, with an additional expansion unit holding up to 60 drives in 4U. Efficiency, reliability and ease-of-use are enhanced by unique Nexsan features including Active Drawer Technology™, Anti-vibration Design™, Cool Drive Technology™ and AutoMAID Technology, which delivers up to 87% power savings compared to alternative storage systems. All SAN storage systems can be configured with dual active/active controllers and battery-backed cache for high throughput and no-single-point-of-failure.

For questions regarding this announcement, please contact Nexsan at 866.4.NEXSAN.

About Nexsan
Nexsan® is a leading independent provider of disk-based data storage systems purpose-built and priced for the mid-market, offering industry-leading reliability, space and power efficiency. Nexsan SAN and NAS storage systems provide scalability, integrity and security for growing volumes of unstructured data and are ideal for virtual storage, disk-to-disk backup, secure online archiving, bulk and cloud storage applications. Overcoming the challenges of traditional storage, Nexsan delivers a different kind of storage experience with easy-to-use, efficient and enterprise-class solutions that reduce the complexity and cost of storage. Nexsan delivers its storage systems through a select global partner ecosystem of solution providers, OEMs and system integrators. Nexsan is based in Thousand Oaks, Calif. For more information, visit the company's website at www.nexsan.com.

For more information about Nexsan's products and solutions, visit www.nexsan.com.

Nexsan is a registered trademark of Nexsan Corporation. All other product or company names mentioned herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

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