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Nexsan Takes Data Protection to the Next Level with Immutable Snapshots Baked into New Unity NV6000

January 23, 2024

Sunnyvale, Calif., January 23, 2024Nexsan®, the pioneer of highly reliable, cost-effective storage, today expanded its award-winning storage lineup with the Unity™ NV6000, a unified storage system with built-in immutable snapshots, Amazon S3 support and enhanced disk-to-disk backup capabilities that are ideally suited for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Tailored to meet the demands of modern IT environments, Unity NV6000 excels in consolidating SAN and NAS workloads while simplifying storage infrastructure management. Its adaptability, reliability, data protection, scalability and streamlined management ensure organizations are positioned for long-term success in the ever-evolving digital landscape.

Nexsan’s newest offering provides built-in security, compliance and ransomware protection through its immutable volume and file system snapshot feature, which provides a robust defense to any accidental or malicious alterations. Additionally, Unity NV6000 provides high availability with its dual-active controllers to enhance data redundancy, reducing the risk of disruptive downtime and ensuring uninterrupted business operations. When utilized in conjunction with Nexsan’s Assureon® active data vault, SMEs enjoy unbreakable backup for the ultimate in data protection.

“More and more organizations are increasingly concerned about the costly dangers and repercussions associated with insidious cyber-attacks,” said Marc Staimer, Founder and President of Dragon Slayer Consulting. “By incorporating immutable snapshots into the Unity NV6000, Nexsan is providing an essential backstop for SMEs that they can recover from any disaster – intentional or otherwise – and be backed up and running again in short order.”

In addition to enhanced data protection and recovery, Unity NV6000’s unified architecture seamlessly supports block and file operations, along with S3 object storage, to simplify storage management, reduce complexity and enhance overall efficiency. With its extensive support for multiple data access protocols, including native NAS, iSCSI and Fibre Channel, Unity NV6000 ensures effortless integration with a wide array of enterprise applications.

With up to 3.36 PB of raw capacity, Unity NV6000 provides an optimal solution for managing data growth while optimizing infrastructure efficiency. The Unity NV6000 harnesses a suite of proven efficiency technologies, including compression and thin provisioning, to not only reduce costs but also minimize storage footprint. Unity NV6000 offers a robust and cost-effective long-term storage infrastructure investment, making it an ideal choice for businesses seeking scalability and efficiency.

“With the cyber security landscape becoming ever more complex, combined with cyber threats becoming increasingly more advanced, a cyber secure storage environment is fundamental to helping businesses of all sizes mitigate these threats,” said Jonathan Lassman, Director of UK reseller Epaton. “Nexsan’s latest release, the Unity NV6000 storage platform, which delivers file, block and object capabilities, now provides standard built-in immutable snapshots, Amazon S3 object-locking support and enhanced disk-to-disk-backup-capabilities to help in the cyber security battle – a great addition to our portfolio.”

Additional key enterprise features included as part of Nexsan’s all-inclusive licensing:

  • Nexsan’s FASTier® Caching – Nexsan’s FASTier acceleration technology leverages the power of solid-state to accelerate the performance of the underlying spinning disks by a factor of up to 10X
  • Nexsan Unity software version 7.0 – includes important enhancements to power, enterprise-class security, compliance, and ransomware protection
  • Enhanced Performance – Up to 100,000 IOPs
  • Third-Party Software Support – Windows VSS, VMware, VAAI, Commvault, Veeam Ready Repository and more
  • Multi-Protocol Support – SAN (Fibre Channel, iSCSI), NAS (NFS, CIF, SMB1 to SMB3, FTP), Object (S3), 16/32GB FC, 10/25/40/100 GbE
  • High Availability – No single point-of-failure architecture with dual redundant storage controllers, redundant power supplies and RAID

“If data is the new oil, it is more imperative than ever to make sure you protect your organization’s data from being siphoned off by the unscrupulous,” said Andy Hill, Executive Vice President of Nexsan. “We designed the Unity NV6000 to be that ultimate protection. With its immutable snapshots, scalability and efficiency, and the flexibility and performance required to meet the need for both physical and virtual environments, the Unity NV6000 is the ideal solution for SMEs needing to accelerate and protect modern IT workloads.”

Nexsan systems meet the ongoing need to maintain large data stores in on-premises storage hardware—a need that persists despite the advent of cloud computing, and now grows more pressing as organizations face increasing cloud costs. Nexsan channel partners excel at developing systems that address essential functions like high-performance data processing, bulletproof backup and archive, cybersecurity, and digital video. Interested parties can visit https://www.nexsan.com to learn more about Nexsan’s reliable enterprise storage.

About Nexsan®
Nexsan® is a global leader in enabling customers to securely store, protect, and manage data. Established in 1999, Nexsan has earned a reputation for delivering the most highly reliable, secure, and cost-effective storage while always remaining agile to continuously deliver purpose-built storage and data management solutions that meet complex and ever-changing IT, business, and budgetary requirements. Nexsan’s patented technology is ideal for a variety of use cases including Financial, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Government, Military, Law Enforcement, Education, Media and Entertainment, and Call Centers. For further information, please visit www.nexsan.com.


Media Contact:
Mark Smith, JPR Communications

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