Leading Cloud Storage Provider for the Education Sector Joins Nexsan Partner Program to Power High Productivity Organizations

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. and READING, U.K., March 12, 2012 –/– Nexsan®, a leading independent provider of disk-based storage systems, today announced that Redstor, one of Britain’s top cloud service providers, has partnered with Nexsan for the delivery of on-premise and cloud-based storage solutions. Through the partnership, Redstor has integrated Nexsan E60 storage systems into its cloud backup infrastructure and solutions portfolio for customers in multiple industries, particularly the education sector (through the Redstor Backup Service for Schools – RBUSS).

The E60 is based on Nexsan’s Flexible Storage Platform™ and provides industry-leading storage density of 60 drives in 4U of rack space with scalability to meet configuration requirements. Reliability and ease-of-use are enhanced by Nexsan’s Anti-vibration Design™, Cool Drive Technology™, Active Drawer Technology™ and AutoMAID® power management which saves up to 85% on power and cooling costs. The E60 also supports the E60X storage expansion chassis, providing an additional 180TB of capacity while reducing power, space and costs. All systems have the ability to deploy with SATA, SAS and/or SSD drives to deliver high performance storage for physical or virtual hosts via a Fibre Channel or iSCSI SAN.

“Together, our Cloud services platform with the E60 is a fully integrated storage solution that delivers advanced functionality to market,” said Paul Evans, MD at Redstor. “We are committed to providing the highest level of data storage, backup, archiving and device management services, so it’s only natural that two ‘best in class’ providers integrate to deliver dynamic long-term data protection and retention to meet the needs of our valued customers across our customer base.”

“We are delighted to be working alongside Redstor,” said Andy Hill, Vice President of Sales for Europe & Africa at Nexsan. “With its offsite data backup, Redstor has pioneered innovations for cloud-based data protection for customers in the education field as well as other key verticals. Furthermore, we are pleased that they have chosen to partner with Nexsan to provide our products for on-premise storage as well. Nexsan embraces its continued support for Redstor in putting organizations on the fast track to IT optimization and productivity.”

About Redstor
Founded in 1998, Redstor is the company behind the cloud backup and storage platform protecting data for many thousands of end users, both directly and indirectly through our growing and extensive partner network. Redstor has been providing cloud services since 2005, focusing around the areas of data storage, backup, archiving and device management and has over 130 partners with a strong presence in the education sector supporting over 10,000 schools. For more information, visit the company’s website at

About Nexsan
Nexsan® is a leading independent provider of disk-based storage systems purpose-built and priced for the mid-market, offering industry-leading reliability, space and power efficiency. Nexsan storage systems provide scalability, integrity and security for growing volumes of unstructured data and are ideal for virtual storage, data protection, secure online archiving, bulk and cloud storage applications. Overcoming the challenges of traditional storage, Nexsan delivers a different kind of storage experience with easy-to-use, efficient and enterprise-class solutions that reduce the complexity and cost of storage. Nexsan delivers its storage systems through a select global partner ecosystem of solution providers, OEMs and system integrators. Nexsan is based in Thousand Oaks, Calif. For more information, visit the company’s website at

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