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Nexsan Names Tony Craythorne Senior Vice President of Sales

Proven Sales Leader Tapped to Drive Sales, Partnerships, and Awareness of UNITY, the Industry’s First and Only Enterprise-Class Storage Platform with Private Cloud File Sync and Share

CAMPBELL, Calif. – September 21, 2016Nexsan™, a global leader in unified storage solutions, today announced the appointment of Tony Craythorne to the role of Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Reporting directly to CEO, Robert Fernander, Craythorne will be responsible for driving sales growth, market expansion, and channel partnerships for Nexsan worldwide. Following on the heels of the UNITY launch in Q2, the company is experiencing tremendous demand and Craythorne’s leadership will be critical in maximizing opportunity.

“Tony has a rock-solid track record in building world-class global sales organizations as well as domain expertise in the infrastructure industry,” said Bob Fernander, CEO, Nexsan. “We’ve had several major product announcements this year, including enhancements to our proven E-Series and most notably the launch of UNITY, the only unified storage platform with n-way sync and file sync and share. Now with Tony leading our sales organization we can expect rapid customer adoption and revenue growth.”

Craythorne brings over 25 years of sales experience, leading sales teams in the USA, Europe and Asia. Most recently he was Senior Vice President Worldwide Sales at NexGen Storage, and led the company through a spin-out from SanDisk through to their recent acquisition by Pivot3. Prior to NexGen, he held senior management positions at a number of storage companies including Brocade, Hitachi Data Systems, Bell Micro and Connected Data.

“It’s an exciting time to join Nexsan as the company revolutionizes the storage market with its innovative UNITY platform for superior business productivity and data mobility,” said Craythorne. “Nexsan has a proven track record of success and I look forward to accelerating our growth worldwide.”

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About Nexsan

Nexsan™ is leading the way in redefining unified storage. The company has been at the forefront in developing world-class storage technologies that are focused on the critical needs of our customers. Nexsan UNITY™ is the first enterprise-class unified storage solution to incorporate secure file sync and share in a single platform. Nexsan Assureon™ delivers secure archive storage for the most compliant of industries and our renowned E-Series is the storage backbone of many data centers around the world due to its high performance, reliable, high density storage. Headquartered in Campbell, California, Nexsan is a wholly owned company of Imation Corp. (NYSE:IMN). For more information, please visit: www.nexsan.com.

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