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Nexsan’s Elsa Tay Named One of CRN’s 2016 Women of the Channel

Cited Nexsan’s Religious Dedication to Channel Partner’s Financial Success, Combined with Innovative Technology – Including UNITY Next-Gen Unified Storage Solution – As Keys to Her Success

CAMPBELL, Calif. – May 16, 2016 Nexsan™, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named its Senior Director of Channel Marketing, Elsa Tay, to its prestigious 2016 Women of the Channel list. The women executives who comprise this annual list span the IT channel, representing vendors, distributors, solution providers and other organizations that figure prominently in the channel ecosystem. Each is recognized for her outstanding leadership, vision, and unique role in driving channel growth and innovation.

CRN editors selected the Women of the Channel honorees on the basis of their professional accomplishments, demonstrated expertise and ongoing dedication to the IT channel. Tay stood-out amongst the countless nominations received for her demonstrated and measurable success across key strategic areas for the Nexsan Channel Partner Program, including the recruitment, reward, training and retaining of its rapidly growing global network of world-class channel partners.

“These executives have made a lasting mark on our industry — growing and elevating partner programs, leading transitions to new business models and introducing cutting-edge go-to-market strategies, among other remarkable achievements,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “We congratulate all the 2016 Women of the Channel and celebrate their singular contributions to the advancement of the channel ecosystem.”

“Nexsan’s reputation for its religious dedication to its channel partners’ success is well deserved. And, when you combine this unrivaled commitment with our depth and breadth of innovative, production-proven, and competitively priced data storage solutions – such as the company’s recently launched UNITY™ solution, you can see why Nexsan channel partners enjoy such tremendous financial success, while dramatically enhancing their trusted advisor status with end clients,” said Elsa Tay, senior director of channel marketing, Nexsan. “I am indeed proud to be a member of the Nexsan team and deeply honored to have my accomplishments recognized by the esteemed editorial team at CRN, one of the most well-known and respected voices in the channel community.”

Nexsan UNITY™ is a next-generation storage platform that combines the performance, scalability and value of DRAM and Flash along with private cloud file system synchronization and true data mobility support. These features, in addition to universal connectivity for Fibre Channel, Ethernet and SAS, and advanced services including NAS and SAN, are all integrated into a single product at a single price.

The 2016 Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June 2016 issue of CRN magazine and online at

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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 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:

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