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Nexsan’s Flexible Storage Platform
Who is Nexsan
Nexsan® is a leading independent provider of disk-based storage systems purpose-built for the mid-market, offering easy-to-use, efficient, enterprise-class solutions that overcome the challenges of traditional storage to deliver a different kind of storage experience.

Product Family
NEW NEW NEW

Why We Win
Proven
11 years designing and selling to mid-market 27,000 units sold in over 60 countries in midmarket

Dense Fixed Capacity

High Density Expandable

High Density Expandable High Performance 2U, 18 Drives 9 Drives per U
1 / 2 / 3 TB SATA 450 / 600 GB SAS 64 / 200 / 400 GB SSD

Ultimate Density Expandable High Performance 4U, 60 Drives 15 Drives per U

High Speed Disk Expansion 4U, 60 Drives 15 Drives per U

3U, 14 Drives 4.7 Drives per U

4U, 42 Drives 10.5 Drives per U

Enterprise Class

1 / 2 TB SATA

1 / 2 / 3 TB SATA

Dual Active/Active controllers No single point of failure Battery-backed cache Mix & match SATA, SAS, SSD Multi-path I/O support for popular platforms Hardware RAID 0, 1+0, 4, 5, 6 Drives are tested in the systems at the factory Anti-vibration Design™ Cool Drive Technology™ Simultaneous Fibre Channel & iSCSI host access Easy Ready Certified, Windows & Hyper-V VMware Active Drawer Technology™ Certified Single pane of glass management from a Web browser Manage from Windows with VDS-compliant tools Perfect for lights-out datacenters Up and running in under 10 minutes Efficient for important events via SNMP Sends alerts Industry-leading storage density – 1/3 of the or email rack space AutoMAID® – Up to 87% Power Savings

28 TB Maximum

84 TB in Chassis 204 TB Maximum

54 TB in Chassis 234 TB Maximum

180 TB in Chassis 360 TB Maximum

180 TB in Chassis (4) 6Gb SASx4

(4) Fibre Channel & (4) iSCSI

Selling Nexsan Disk Arrays
Applications
Virtualization Scientific Data Protection Disaster Recovery Archive Digital Video Surveillance Bulk Storage

Questions to Ask
What is your application (list to left)? Initial and future capacity? SAS drives, SATA drives, or both? Do you have a SAN? Need Fibre Channel, iSCSI, or both? Need dual controller?

Competitors
NetApp FAS2050 EMC CLARiiON CX4-120 EMC VNXe3300 EMC VNX5100 Dell Compellent Series 30 Key Nexsan Advantages: • 1/3 the rack space • See Why We Win (to the left)

©2011 Nexsan Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Proprietary and Confidential

Nexsan’s Flexible Storage Platform (side 2)
Product Dual Active No Single Point of Failure Max # of Disks # of Hosts FC, iSCSI, or Both

Nexsan E-Series NetApp FAS2050 EMC VNX5100 EMC VNXe3300 EMC Clariion CX4-120 Dell Compellent Series 30

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

120 60 75 120 120 1232

254 32 512 256 128 22

Both Both FC iSCSI Both Both

Industry-leading Power Savings
Power Savings Levels 1: Unload heads
25% Power Savings Sub-second recovery time 40% Power Savings 15 seconds recovery time 60% Power Savings 30-45 seconds recovery time 87% Power Savings 30-60 seconds recovery time

2: Slow to 4000 RPM

3: Stop rotating

4: Drive electronics off

Does not require any changes to applications
©2011 Nexsan Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Proprietary and Confidential

Nexsan’s Flexible Storage Platform
Who is Nexsan
Nexsan® is a leading independent provider of disk-based storage systems purpose-built for the mid-market, offering easy-to-use, efficient, enterprise-class solutions that overcome the challenges of traditional storage to deliver a different kind of storage experience.

Product Family
Storage Systems (use Nexsan Storage Arrays)

Key Features
Assureon

Advanced Archive Storage

iSCSI Storage with Advance Features

Full Service Storage

SOX, SEC-17, HIPAA, GLBA CIFS and NFS CIFS and NFS

AES-256 Encryption High Performance iSCSI Fingerprints files to provide WORM Provides prior versions of a file Asynchronous Replication Stores 2 copies of each file on different disk sets Data De-duplication Synchronous Replication Continuously repairs files with their copy and Always 2 Full Copies Snapshots fingerprint Easy to create retention rules and apply them Fingerprint all Files (WORM) Provisioning Wizards Thin Provisioning to files Fast file search of archive with a Webbrowser Key Features Place files on legal hold if required Single-instance storage saves disk space Nexsan iSeries DATABeast Why Assureon? AES-256 encryption Meet regulatory mandates Supports up to 200 host servers CIFS, NFS, iSCSI, and Fibre Built-in multi-site key management (SOX, SEC-17, HIPAA, GLBA) Synch & Asynchronous Channel Authentication via Active Directory or Meet corporate data Replication Up to 200 host servers Certificates retention and deletion goals Snapshots with automatic Thin Provisioning Audit trails Offload primary storage scheduler Synchronous & Asynchronous Windows Client moves or copies files to Reduce the size and Microsoft VSS Hardware Provider Replication Assureon expense of monthly full Uses multiple Boy and Beast Disk Snapshots with automatic Optionally leave shortcuts behind on backups Arrays scheduler Windows Servers Enterprise-class long-term Up to 1PB of storage Microsoft VSS Hardware Create and enforce data retention policies archive Wizard-driven storage Provider Enterprise-class high availability provisioning for: Use multiple Boy & Beast Disk Scales up to multiple petabytes SQL Server & Exchange Arrays Single pane of glass management of all©2011 Nexsan Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Proprietary and Confidential Up to 2.5 PB of storage Assureons

Nexsan’s Flexible Storage Platform (side 2)
Product Dual Active No Single Point of Failure Max # of Disks # of Hosts FC, iSCSI, or Both

Nexsan E-Series NetApp FAS2050 EMC VNX5100 EMC VNXe3300 EMC Clariion CX4-120 Dell Compellent Series 30

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

120 60 75 120 120 1232

254 32 512 256 128 22

Both Both FC iSCSI Both Both

Industry-leading Power Savings
Power Savings Levels 1: Unload heads
25% Power Savings Sub-second recovery time 40% Power Savings 15 seconds recovery time 60% Power Savings 30-45 seconds recovery time 87% Power Savings 30-60 seconds recovery time

2: Slow to 4000 RPM

3: Stop rotating

4: Drive electronics off

Does not require any changes to applications
©2011 Nexsan Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Proprietary and Confidential

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