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Company’s Assureon Archiving Solution Qualified with Symantec Enterprise Vault

Derby, UK – 23rd June, 2008 – Nexsan, a leading provider of energy-efficient, long-term disk storage, today announced that the Nexsan Assureon® system has been tested and qualified for use with Symantec Enterprise Vault 7.0™ and Enterprise Vault 2007, a global leader in infrastructure software and information security. This integration enables joint customers to leverage a highly reliable and scalable data archiving or storage solution by combining Symantec's enterprise-class data archiving software with Nexsan’s award-winning intelligent, disk-based archiving and green storage solutions. By utilizing Nexsan Assureon, featuring its comprehensive array of intelligent features, in conjunction with Enterprise Vault, customers can significantly improve the reliability, efficiency and security of their data archiving operations.

The interoperability testing of Assureon with Enterprise Vault was completed via the Symantec Technology Enabled Program (STEP) and helps to ensure that customers can seamlessly archive and protect data while reducing cost, energy use, and complexity within storage environments. Assureon comes complete with AutoMAID™ technology (Massive Array of Idle Disks) at no additional cost, allowing customers to power down disk drives to an idle or near idle state when not in use to reduce power consumption with little to no compromise in data retrieval performance.

“Symantec Enterprise Vault and our Assureon offering form a powerful joint solution," said Gregg Pugmire, Executive Vice President of Business Development, Nexsan. "Today’s strict compliance environment mandates that business information is reliably archived and easily retrievable. Assureon with AutoMAID offers a cost correct, green storage option for Enterprise Vault customers that provides both the security and reliability needed to streamline compliance."

The award-winning Assureon is a new breed of intelligent, disk-based archiving solutions – complete hardware/software systems that give users powerful and cost-effective choices for the protection, retention and long term care of information assets. Assureon's secure storage architecture delivers a comprehensive array of intelligent features including constant monitoring of file integrity, Lifecycle Management, file authentication, missing file alerts, support for remote replication, along with optional file-level encryption. Simple to use, with instant file retrieval, Assureon provides secure protection and immediate access to archival information at a fraction of the cost of comparable legacy solutions. Assureon eliminates the need for outdated tape libraries and offline media while introducing an unmatched level of care and reliability around archived information.

About Nexsan Corporation

Nexsan Corporation is a leading provider of energy-efficient, long-term storage systems. Nexsan delivers secure storage appliances and modular, capacity-optimized disk-storage systems for a broad range of applications including fixed content storage and archiving, email, medical imaging, compliance and litigation support, disk-based backup, digital video security, and rich media. Nexsan’s solutions are the choice of small and medium-sized companies as well as large global enterprises and major governmental agencies around the world who are seeking cost-correct, high density storage solutions. Founded in 1999 and based in Thousand, Oaks, Calif., Nexsan sells its products exclusively through a select global network of VARs, OEMs and system integrators.

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Paul Shlackman
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