SOURCE: Nexsan Corporation

Nexsan Corporation

June 26, 2012 08:00 ET

Nexsan Appoints George Symons as Chief Strategy Officer

Industry Visionary Joins Nexsan to Drive Strategic Innovations in Technology and Business Strategy

THOUSAND OAKS, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 26, 2012) - Nexsan®, a leading independent provider of data storage systems, today announced that it has appointed George Symons as Chief Strategy Officer. A seasoned storage industry veteran, Symons will be responsible for developing the long-term corporate and market strategy for Nexsan as the company continues its growth trajectory, especially in the area of Hybrid Unified Storage.

"George brings a wealth of experience and strategic vision to Nexsan," said Philip Black, CEO, Nexsan. "He will further strengthen our executive team by helping to align our product road map with customer requirements, enhancing strategic partnerships and analyzing market opportunities. His guidance and expertise will be an invaluable asset to us as we magnify our presence in the marketplace."

Reporting to Black, Symons will be responsible for the company's strategic planning, corporate direction on innovation and strategic partner relationships. Symons has held successive leadership positions in a number of innovative storage vendor organizations. Prior to joining Nexsan, he was Chief Strategy Officer at Solix Technologies. He has also served as Chief Operating Officer for X-IO, Chief Executive Officer for Evostor Inc., Chief Executive Officer for Yosemite Technologies, Chief Technology Officer, Information Management at EMC Corporation and Chief Technology Officer at Legato Systems, Inc.

"Nexsan is at a pivotal point in its corporate evolution," said Symons. "With its successful traditional high capacity storage solutions complemented by truly innovative Hybrid Unified Storage technology that is ideal for the exploding virtual and cloud-based computing industry, Nexsan has a solid opportunity for exponential growth. I am pleased to be joining a company so ripe with future opportunity and look forward to being a part of its continued success."

About Nexsan 
Nexsan® is a leading provider of innovative data storage systems with over 10,000 customers worldwide. Nexsan's pioneering hybrid storage systems combine solid-state technologies, spinning disk storage and advanced software to deliver radical new levels of performance and capacity at lower cost. The company's advanced technologies enable organizations to optimize traditional, virtual and cloud computing environments for increased productivity and business agility. With more than 28,000 systems deployed since 1999, the company delivers its data storage systems through a worldwide network of solution providers, VARs and system integrators. Nexsan is based in Thousand Oaks, Calif. For more information, visit

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