SOURCE: Nexsan Technologies, Inc.

Nexsan Technologies, Inc.

April 29, 2009 08:00 ET

Nexsan Recognized as a "VeriStor Certified" Vendor

Nexsan's Family of Energy-Efficient Disk-Based Storage Systems Validated by VeriStor for True Enterprise-Class Operation and Exceptional Value

THOUSAND OAKS, CA and ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - April 29, 2009) - Nexsan, a leading provider of energy-efficient, long-term disk storage, and VeriStor Systems, a leading enterprise data storage solution provider in the Southeastern U.S., today announced that Nexsan's family of next generation disk-based storage systems has been validated by VeriStor as "VeriStor Certified Products." Solutions validated by VeriStor demonstrate exceptional characteristics in terms of technology differentiation, company stability and customer support along with low acquisition and operating costs for a rapid return on investment.

"We are pleased to add Nexsan to our VeriStor Certified Technology Partner Program as a vendor with the solutions that have been optimized to meet our customers' business requirements, not just their technology challenges," said Ashby Lincoln, CEO, VeriStor. "Nexsan has developed a complete family of highly reliable, enterprise-class green storage solutions that met our stringent criteria for high performance, reliability and value and we are pleased to name them among our list of VeriStor Certified Products."

Nexsan offers a complete line of storage and archiving solutions designed to deliver energy savings innovation that will greatly cut power and cooling costs without sacrificing performance. Nexsan disk-based storage systems use the evolutionary AutoMAID™ (Automatic Massive Array of Idle Disks) energy saving technology to transparently place disk drives into an idle state, thus vastly reducing power and cooling costs. Featuring multiple levels of energy savings, AutoMAID is user selectable enabling users to determine the right level of response time performance to energy savings. Nexsan storage systems and solutions certified by VeriStor include:

-- SATABeast: With up to 42TB in 4U and enterprise class performance, reliability and management, this system offers energy efficiency for secondary, online archive, and nearline storage applications;

-- SASBeast: Delivers up to 18.9TB SAS storage capacity in only 4U with high-speed read/write performance;

-- SATABeast Xi: Designed for the Xserve* and Mac Pro* systems, SATABeast Xi delivers the same power and cooling savings as SATABeast;

-- SATABoy: The highly scalable SATABoy enables energy efficient storage of large amounts of information online;

-- SASBoy: Built for high transaction performance, the SASBoy provides up to 4.2TB of capacity in only 3U of rack space, and

-- Assureon: An intelligent and secure disk-based archive, Assureon offers storage for long term retention and management of fixed content information.

"We are pleased to have our solutions recognized as VeriStor Certified Products," said Bob Woolery, senior vice president of marketing, Nexsan. "Being a validated member of the VeriStor Certified Technology Partner Program is a mark of excellence that represents superior performance and reliability in real-world customer implementations. VeriStor's certification demonstrates that our family of storage solutions provides enterprise-class performance and features to meet evolving business requirements while providing exceptional value."

About the VeriStor Certified Technology Partner Program

The VeriStor Certified Technology Partner Program is designed to validate solutions from multiple storage and virtualization hardware and software vendors for optimal use in an enterprise-class implementation. A VeriStor Certified Product demonstrates exceptional characteristics in terms of technology differentiation, company stability, and customer support. In specific, a VeriStor Certified Product exhibits strong scalability, performance, availability and ease of use, along with low acquisition and operating costs. As a result, customers can have confidence in VeriStor Certified Products because they measure up to VeriStor's stringent criteria for true enterprise-class operation and exceptional value.

Learn more about the VeriStor Certified vendor certification program on the VeriStor Certified Technology Partner webpage.

About VeriStor Systems, Inc.

VeriStor Systems is an enterprise data storage and virtualization solutions provider and consulting organization headquartered in Atlanta, GA. VeriStor's integrated solutions include Storage Area Networks (SANs), Network Attached Storage (NAS), iSCSI, Storage and Server Virtualization, Backup and Recovery, Data Replication, Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) and Compliance Archiving. With more than 300 customers, VeriStor specializes in enterprise and mid-market companies in all industries including financial services, manufacturing, healthcare, education and federal, state and local government. More information can be found at

About Nexsan Technologies

Nexsan Corporation is a leading provider of energy-efficient, long-term storage systems. Nexsan delivers secure storage appliances and modular, capacity-optimized disk-storage systems for a broad range of applications including fixed content storage and archiving, email, medical imaging, compliance and litigation support, disk-based backup, digital video security, and rich media. Nexsan's solutions are the choice of small and medium-sized companies as well as large global enterprises and major governmental agencies around the world who are seeking cost-correct, high density storage solutions. Founded in 1999 and based in Thousand, Oaks, Calif., Nexsan sells its products exclusively through a select global network of VARs, OEMs and system integrators. For more information, please see the company's website at

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