What’s the Difference between Nexsan Unity n-Way Sync and Snap and Rep?

One of the questions that always comes up is what is the difference between Nexsan UnityTM n-Way Sync private cloud file sync and the snapshots and replication that are commonly used in storage today?  It’s really about accessibility to the user so let me explain. Simply stated, snap and rep is an IT function.  It…Read More

Vote for Nexsan in the SVC Awards 2017

We’re pleased to share the news that Nexsan has been announced as a finalist in the SVC Awards 2017! We have been shortlisted in the ‘Storage Innovation of the Year’ category for our UnityTM storage platform. The SVC Awards acknowledge the year’s most exceptional products, services and companies from the cloud, storage and virtualization industries.…Read More

Merging Data Storage Silos – A Storage Switzerland Chalk Talk

At VMworld 2017, Storage Switzerland’s George Crump and Nexsan’s Founder and CTO, Gary Watson met for a “Chalk Talk” about the complexities of managing multiple storage systems and how these silos can be merged into a new, different kind of storage.   Click here to watch the video. Some of the typical data storage silos include…Read More

GDPR, Cloud Trust and Security – Our Latest Survey Results

We recently did a snap survey amongst 100 UK-based IT professionals to find out where companies are at in terms of preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which come into effect next year. The results showed that almost half (48%) did not know what GDPR is, and only 40% were able to confirm…Read More

Working Remotely with the Right Access

We have all been there…..we are on vacation, but we need to keep up with projects or various work items while we are out.  It’s a drag to lug your laptop along and try to get good enough coverage from some locations to get onto VPN so you can access your files on the network.…Read More

Celebrating Nexsan Unity at the 2017 Storage Awards

Nexsan’s flagship product, UnityTM, has been awarded Storage Product of the Year at the 2017 Storage Awards. The award, which comes hot on the heels of Nexsan’s recently announced next generation Unity 2.0, was presented at the annual event held at The Grand Connaught Rooms in Convent Garden, UK and attended by over 400 leading…Read More

Think Cloud Is Cheap? Think Again!

One of the things that we hear often is that cloud storage is cheap.  Many times it’s heard and repeated so often that it is believed as factual.  The real costs of cloud storage versus on-premises storage need to be put into perspective so we asked Marc Staimer, an independent analyst in the storage industry,…Read More

Join us at the OHECC annual conference

Gary Watson, Vice President Technical Engagement If you’re in the area, please join us next week at the OHECC annual conference taking place at Ohio State University from May 17-19. I’ll be presenting on how our flagship hyper-unified storage solution, Nexsan Unity, can help educational organizations advance their research strategies. As many research organizations are…Read More

The Case For Truly Unified Storage or Bringing Sync n Share into Unified Storage

Howard Marks, Founder and Chief Scientist, DeepStorage LLC As I watch the expansion of sync and share (SnS) into the enterprise, I’m growing concerned that many organizations are creating yet another silo of storage. Wouldn’t it be a better idea for the “unified storage” system in my data center to serve up the same files…Read More

The Holidays: How to promise data protection after a BYOD hangover

The holidays are a time for the giving and receiving of presents – this increasingly includes the latest gadgets, from iPhones to smart watches and tablets. As employees begin to use these gifts in the workplace in the New Year, they bring a whole host of issues for CIO’s. Though a connected workforce is key…Read More