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Introducing the Nexsan E-Series, Part 1

E18 and E60 Storage Systems Offer Industry-Leading Storage Density, Power Efficiency, and Enterprise-Class Features

Nexsan has introduced its most advanced storage family yet - the revolutionary NEXSAN E-Series. We will get into the feeds and speeds in Part 2 of this blog post, but first I think it would be useful to explain the strategic thinking behind the new family.

We have watched with a mixture of amusement and incredulity as the "big iron" vendors try to reposition their high-end offerings as being optimized for the mid-market, while at the same time the commodity vendors in the market are saying that because they have more "tick boxes" than before, that they should be seen as serious competition in the midsize storage arena.  Either way, the fundamental error is the same. The mid-market has its own set of challenges, and the only way to address them is from day one of the engineering project, focus like a laser on what the mid-market really needs.

Nexsan has been focused on the mid-market for over a decade, and we have observed how much pain these folks have encountered when trying to adapt their business to the costs and complexities of a high-touch enterprise storage solution, or dealing with the blind panic resulting from reliance on the "black hole" tech support one encounters with products from commodity vendors.

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 www.nexsan.com.

By Gary Watson, CTO Nexsan

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