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Imation to Showcase Innovative Hybrid Storage Solutions at VMworld

Imation (NYSE:IMN), a global data storage and information security company, today announced that it will showcase its innovative Nexsan™ NST™ hybrid storage appliances at next week’s VMworld® conference in San Francisco. Supporting mixed application workloads, data protection and virtualized environments with the right balance of capacity, performance, cache and scale remains a critical challenge for IT administrators everywhere. This makes VMworld the perfect venue for exhibiting Imation’s flexible portfolio of Nexsan storage solutions.

Be sure to visit our booth and attend our events at VMworld to see Imation’s genuine hybrid storage for yourself:

  • Booth – #2505
  • Free Breakfast Event – Join Imation and industry expert Greg Schulz of StorageIO for a free breakfast and engaging storage discussion on Tuesday, Aug. 26 from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at Sears Fine Foods near Union Square. For more details and to register, click here; space is limited.
  • Demonstrations – NST hybrid storage appliances, along with the rest of Imation’s Nexsan family of purpose-built data storage solutions, will be available in the booth during normal exhibition hours.

Imation’s Nexsan NST is a set of flexible hybrid storage appliances that scale to meet mid-sized organization application and storage needs with unified NAS and SAN access capabilities in a single solution. NST combines high performance, high capacity and Imation’s innovative FASTier™ caching technology to provide scaling performance for backup, virtualized environments and mixed application workloads. FASTier is NST’s hybrid caching layer that uses intelligent algorithms over DRAM and SSD cache tiers to grow performance cost-effectively when it is required. NST enables businesses to right size their initial acquisition and increase performance as their applications demand it. Also, NST’s data compression capabilities reduce storage system footprint in the data center and improve write efficiency and performance to SSDs and HDDs.

The NST family is just one part of Imation’s Nexsan portfolio of purpose-built storage solutions, enabling users to deploy the right storage products for the right application. Imation’s Nexsan portfolio includes:

  • Imation’s Nexsan E-Series™ is a family of high-density, high-performance and highly reliable storage solutions that can be directly attached or networked to workstations and servers. E-Series delivers the density and efficiency that mid-sized organizations need to scale their capacity while lowering their overall space requirements and operating costs. All E-Series systems take the extra step to reduce power and cooling requirements through their multi-level, power-reducing AutoMAID capabilities. They also include an easy-to-use management interface that simplifies deployment and management for the resource-constrained IT administrator.
  • Imation’s Nexsan Assureon™ is a set of secure storage solutions that reduce storage cost by offloading and deduplicating data from primary storage that is infrequently used or has aged by policy. Assureon, through policy automation, can eliminate or greatly reduce the size, cost and complexity of backups for primary and infrequently accessed data. Assureon includes multi-tenancy – with secure copy creation, data movement and long term storage – and chargeback capabilities for public and private cloud deployments. Data integrity features like file-fingerprinting and automated self-healing integrity checks ensure that your high-value data is protected. Assureon’s security features comply with corporate and governmental regulatory requirements and make it well suited for medical, financial and government organizations.

VMworld, hosted by VMware, offers thousands of attendees training, sessions and access to a wealth of technology partners on topics such as virtualization best practices, building a private cloud, leveraging the public cloud, managing desktops as a service, virtualizing enterprise applications and more. For more information, visit www.vmworld.com.

For more information on Imation’s Nexsan storage solutions, visit www.imation.com/nexsan.

About Imation
Imation (NYSE: IMN) is a global data storage and information security company. Our products and solutions help organizations and individuals store, manage and protect their digital content. Imation’s storage and security portfolio includes Nexsan high-density, archive and solid-state optimized unified hybrid storage solutions; IronKey™ mobile security solutions that address the needs of professionals for secure data transport and mobile workspaces; and consumer storage solutions, audio products and accessories sold under the Imation, Memorex and TDK Life on Record brands. Imation reaches customers in more than 100 countries through a powerful global distribution network. For more information, visit www.imation.com.

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Imation, the Imation logo, Nexsan, the Nexsan by Imation logo, IronKey, NST, AutoMAID, FASTier, E-Series, Assureon and Memorex are trademarks of Imation Corp. TDK Life on Record is a trademark of TDK Corporation and is used under license. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

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