Nexsan and X-IO Technologies Sign OEM Agreement

CAMPBELL, Calif. and Colorado Springs, CO. – April 27, 2016Nexsan™, today announced that it has signed a global OEM agreement with X-IO Technologies to integrate Nexsan’s E60 storage array into X-IO’s enterprise storage solution.

This strategic agreement allows X-IO Technologies to offer customers a longer-term capacity tier in the solution based on Nexsan’s ultra-reliable, high performance E-Series block storage system. The addition, of the E60 to its portfolio, means X-IO can deliver an extremely cost effective solution for archiving data. X-IO Technologies will sell the new solution through its channel partners expanding Nexsan’s customer reach.

“This strategic alliance fits our overall strategy to OEM our technology and provide it to other solutions providers,” said Russ Johnson, Chief Revenue Officer, Nexsan. “The partnership will bring the ultra reliable E-Series storage option to even more customers, so naturally we’re excited to partner with X-IO.”

“This arrangement with Nexsan allows us to offer our customers the fullest possible range of choice and pricing so that they can match their storage needs more precisely,” said Ellen Rome, Vice President of Marketing at X-IO Technologies. “Our customers have been asking us for a lower cost long term storage option in addition to our highly performant storage that will allow them to continue to leverage our excellent support.”

E-Series storage arrays and expansion units will be deployed with high density HDDs to optimize capacity, performance and cost. This versatile enterprise-class SAN (Storage Area Network) solution helps handle the enormous data growth and high resiliency requirements in media and entertainment, government, healthcare, HPC, financial, surveillance and service provider sectors.

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 one of the first enterprise-class unified storage solutions 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 centres around the world due to its high performance, reliable, high density storage. Nexsan is headquartered in Campbell, CA. For more information, please visit: www.nexsan.com.

Nexsan, the Nexsan logo, Connected Data, the Connected Data logo, Transporter, E-Series, NST, AutoMAID, Assureon and Unity are trademarks or registered trademarks of Nexsan Corporation. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

About X-IO

X-IO Technologies™ provides high-performance storage that does not compromise on performance, availability, simplicity or affordability. iglu enterprise storage is the industry’s only purpose-built storage array that flexibly supports all-flash, hybrid, performance HDD, and high density archive solutions. X-IO’s Intelligent Storage Element (ISE) is a modular scale-out storage foundation which enables customers to build comprehensive storage solutions. Based in Colorado, the organization has offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. To learn more visit www.xiostorage.com.

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