Nexsan has signed a global OEM (Original Eqiupment Manufacturer) agreement with X-IO Technologies to integrate its E60 storage array into X-IO’s enterprise storage solution.
This strategic agreement allows X-IO Technologies to offer customers a longer-term capacity tier in the solution based on Nexsan’s ultra-reliable, high performance E-Series block storage system.
The addition, of the E60 to its portfolio, means X-IO can deliver an extremely cost effective solution for archiving data. X-IO Technologies will sell the new solution through its channel partners expanding Nexsan’s customer reach.
Nexsan chief revenue officer Russ Johnson said: "This strategic alliance fits our overall strategy to OEM our technology and provide it to other solutions providers.
"The partnership will bring the ultra reliable E-Series storage option to even more customers, so naturally we’re excited to partner with X-IO."
X-IO Technologies.marketing vice president Ellen Rome said: "This arrangement with Nexsan allows us to offer our customers the fullest possible range of choice and pricing so that they can match their storage needs more precisely.
"Our customers have been asking us for a lower cost long term storage option in addition to our highly performant storage that will allow them to continue to leverage our excellent support."
E-Series storage arrays and expansion units will be deployed with high density HDDs to optimize capacity, performance and cost.
This versatile enterprise-class SAN (Storage Area Network) solution helps handle the enormous data growth and high resiliency requirements in media and entertainment, government, healthcare, HPC, financial, surveillance and service provider sectors.