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Nexsan by Imation
Type private
Industry Computer storage
Founded 1999

1 Imation Way

Oakdale, Minnesota 55128, U.S.A
Area served Multinational
Key people

Mark E. Lucas
(President and CEO)[1]
Paul R. Zeller
(SVP and CFO)[2]

Ian Williams
(VP and Group President) of Imation's Tiered Storage and Security Solutions[3]
Products Nexsan ATABeast, Nexsan SATABeast, Nexsan E-Series, Nexsan E-Series V, E60VT, E48VT, E32V, E18V, Nexsan E-Series, E60, E48, E18, Nexsan NST6000, Nexsan NST6000MC Metro Storage Cluster, Nexsan NST6330, Nexsan NST6530, Nexsan NST6730, Nexsan NST5000 Hybrid Storage Appliance, Nexsan NST5100, Nexsan NST5300, Nexsan NST5100X, Nexsan NST224X, FASTier.
Employees 147 (2012)[4]
Website Official website

Nexsan, an Imation company, is a multinational corporation that sells hybrid data storage hardware and software.


Nexsan was founded in Derby, England in 1999. In 2001, the company introduced its first product into the disk-to-disk backup market, the ATA RAID controller that was developed and optimized specifically for ATA drives. Nexsan was purchased by Imation on December 31, 2012.


The company manufacturers SAN, Hybrid Unified (CIFS/NFS/iSCSI), and data archiving storage systems.
Date Nexsan product released
2004 ATABeast
2005 SATABeast
2006 Assureon archive storage systems
2008 DATABeast (discontinued), SATABoy and SASboy(discontinued), SASBeast
2009 DeDupe SG,[5] iSeries[6]
2011 E-Series: E18, E48, E60 disk arrays; E5000 Hybrid NAS storage systems
2012 NST5000 Hybrid Unified (CIFS/NFS/iSCSI) storage systems


  1. ^ "Imation Leadership Team". Retrieved 2014-07-15. 
  2. ^ "Imation Leadership Team". Retrieved 2014-07-15. 
  3. ^ "Imation Leadership Team". Retrieved 2014-07-15. 
  4. ^ "Nexsan Technologies, Inc.: Private Company Information - Businessweek". Retrieved 2012-12-04. 
  5. ^ "Nexsan and FalconStor gun for EMC Data Domain with Dedupe SG 2 data deduplication backup device". Retrieved 2012-12-04. 
  6. ^ "Nexsan unveils iSeries energy-efficient iSCSI SAN offering". 2009-02-23. Retrieved 2012-12-04. 
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