News Article | October 28, 2016
CAMPBELL, CA and LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Oct 26, 2016) - Nexsan™ a global leader in unified storage solutions, today announced the appointment of Victoria Grey as Chief Marketing Officer. Reporting directly to CEO Robert Fernander, Grey will be responsible for all worldwide marketing, including awareness, demand generation, strategic positioning, and channel enablement. Key to all activities will be the promotion and expansion of Unity™, the industry's first Hyper-Unified Storage: unified storage plus enterprise file sync & share, archive, and security & compliance. Victoria Grey is a seasoned executive with over twenty years' experience in the storage and infrastructure industry, including Legato, EMC, Quantum, and HyperGrid (Gridstore). In her most recent role as Chief Marketing Officer of HyperGrid she led all aspects of the company's rebranding and launch, as well as all marketing, including awareness, demand generation, product marketing, and channel marketing, resulting in 343% growth year on year from 2014 to 2015. Prior to HyperGrid Grey had her first stint at Nexsan itself, leading the marketing organization as SVP from 2010 to 2013 when Imation bought the company. "It's good to be back!" enthuses Victoria Grey. "Nexsan has long been known for delivering some of the most reliable, cost effective storage solutions available, and now with Unity we have a truly differentiated offering that sets a new bar for unified storage. Unity offers organizations a secure, on-premises solution to the problem of public cloud file sharing, along with mobile access and a built in archive. I couldn't be more excited about our opportunities." "Grey is exactly the right person to put Unity on the map," said Bob Fernander, CEO, Nexsan. "Her vast experience in leading marketing teams, her knowledge of the storage industry and her understanding of the Nexsan offering, means the message on the value of Hyper-Unified Storage with Unity will get to the customers that need it most." About Nexsan Nexsan™ is leading the way in redefining unified storage. The company has been at the forefront in developing world-class storage technologies that are focused on the critical needs of our customers. Nexsan Unity™ is the first enterprise-class unified storage solution to incorporate secure file sync and share in a single platform. Nexsan Assureon™ delivers secure archive storage for the most compliant of industries and our renowned E-Series is the storage backbone of many data centres around the world due to its high performance, reliable, high density storage. Headquartered in Campbell, California, Nexsan is a wholly owned company of Imation Corp. ( : IMN). For more information, please visit: www.nexsan.com. Nexsan, the Nexsan logo, Connected Data, the Connected Data logo, Transporter, E-Series, NST, AutoMAID, Assureon and Unity are trademarks or registered trademarks of Imation Corp. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.
News Article | November 2, 2016
Hyper-Unified Storage Platform Enables Users to Access and Share Corporate Data Securely While on the Go CAMPBELL, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 2, 2016) - Nexsan®, a global leader in unified storage solutions, today announced enhancements to its Unity™ hyper-unified storage platform that provide users with the fastest and most secure solution for accessing and sharing data on-premises, or "on-the-go." Unity is now the first and only to deliver mobile apps for iOS and Android, as well as web apps for laptops and desktops, ensuring users can access and share data conveniently, while still benefiting from Unity's performance, scalability, and security. "The benefits of Unity were so clear to us, at NCE, that we not only added it to our solutions portfolio, but we have also implemented the technology within our own business," said John Greenwood, EMEA Solution Sales Director, NCE. "With offices in Europe and North America, and much of our business actively engaged and operational in the field, Unity provides us with an enterprise storage platform allowing our business as a whole to benefit from secure file sync and share capabilities. Now with mobile access our users will be able to access their files wherever they are, but securely." "Today's dynamic workforce wants access to critical business content from anywhere they want to work," said Victoria Grey, CMO, Nexsan. "With the release of our new Unity mobile and web apps, we are empowering workforce productivity that's secure, easy and collaborative. Now, wherever users want to work, they have the access they need to browse, upload, download and share files with the confidence IT needs that data is both protected and secure." Using the new Unity mobile and web apps users can quickly create and send secure links via email to files stored on Unity. This eliminates the need to send large email files and provides access to information from anywhere. Using a private cloud infrastructure, the apps insure both privacy and security, using Active Directory permissions and credentials, while delivering seamless access without a VPN. Key features of the Unity mobile and web apps include: The Unity mobile apps are available now at no charge from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. The Unity web app is also available for free to any Unity user. For users looking to convert their Nexsan NST system to a Nexsan Unity private cloud solution, Nexsan is offering a limited time promotion for a free software conversion through December 31, 2016. For more information, please visit: https://www.nexsan.com/enterprise-file-sync-share/. About Nexsan Unity Unity is a scalable, flexible NAS device that allows IT to mix-and-match high-performance flash with inexpensive hard disks and mix block storage for VMware, databases or Exchange with file storage for home directories and sharing. It stands out by including a full private cloud infrastructure at no additional cost. Instead of spending on complex, expensive third-party products to share across sites, Unity includes a plug-and-play ability to sync files across any number of disparate locations with secure communication across standard Internet connections the easiest way to ensure high availability (HA) across locations and high-speed access to large files. It also helps to alleviate the risk of unsanctioned business user adoption of various public cloud-sharing services, by delivering similar functionality and convenience, yet fully under the control and protection of corporate IT. Tweet This: .@Nexsan releases Unity mobile and web apps for the #mobile workforce About Nexsan Nexsan™ is a global leader in unified storage solutions that are focused on seamlessly and securely enabling a connected workforce. Its broad solution portfolio empowers enterprises to securely manage, protect and utilize valuable business data - while allowing users to sync, share and access files from any device, anywhere, anytime. Headquartered in Campbell, California, Nexsan is a wholly owned company held by Imation Corp. ( : IMN). For further information, please visit: www.nexsan.com. Nexsan, the Nexsan logo, Connected Data, the Connected Data logo, Transporter, E-Series, NST, AutoMAID, Assureon and UNITY are trademarks or registered trademarks of Imation Corp. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.
News Article | November 14, 2016
NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Information Management Network (IMN), a global organizer of institutional finance and investment conferences, today announces its strategic partnership with Ritholtz Wealth Management on the industry's longest running indexing and ETF conference, Global Indexing & ETFs. Ritholtz Wealth Management, a New York City-based registered investment advisory firm, will provide their expertise in, and dedication to, data-driven investment strategies to expand the Global Indexing & ETFs program to include deeper and more cohesive coverage of evidence-based investing methodologies. Along with content collaboration and speaker faculty contributions, Ritholtz Wealth Management will grow the conference delegation through its substantial network of leading financial advisors and wealth managers. "We're excited for the opportunity to partner with IMN on Global Indexing & ETFs, a conference that has firmly established itself as an essential annual gathering for the investment community for over two decades," said Barry Ritholtz, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Ritholtz Wealth Management. "We look forward to contributing to the program's continued success." The announcement comes ahead of the highly anticipated inaugural Evidence-Based Investing (EBI) conference on November 15, a joint venture between Ritholtz Wealth Management and IMN which features several industry legends on the speaker faculty, including James Chanos, founder of Kynikos Associates, Bill McNabb, CEO of Vanguard and Charley Ellis, founder of Greenwich Associates. “We could not be more pleased to be teaming up with Barry Ritholtz, Josh Brown and their entire team as together we turn the page on an exciting new chapter for Global Indexing & ETFs. Our partnership for the EBI event has led to one of the most highly anticipated events on the calendar this fall and I have every confidence the California program next June will raise the bar higher still,” said Andy Melvin, Managing Director at IMN. The Global Indexing & ETFs program will also benefit from two newly launched industry advisory boards, comprised of leading representatives from both the asset owner and solutions provider communities. Global Indexing & ETFs will take place June 25-27, 2017 at the Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, CA. More information can be found at www.imn.org/indexing17. About Ritholtz Wealth Management: Founded in New York City in September 2013, Ritholtz Wealth Management is a registered investment advisory (RIA) firm focused on providing financial planning and wealth management services to its clients. RWM uses technological savvy and planning expertise to enable investors to achieve their specific life and retirement goals. RWM works directly with clients on a conflict-free, fee-only basis and choose to be held to a fiduciary standard. About IMN: IMN, founded in 1994, is a global organizer of institutional finance & investment conferences. In 2004 the business was acquired by Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, a UK company listed on the London Stock Exchange. Visit https://www.imn.org/.
News Article | November 8, 2016
PHOENIX, Nov. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Information Management Network (IMN), the leading conference producer in real estate finance and subsidiary of Euromoney Institutional Investor, is pleased to announce the continuation of its partnership with the National Rental Home Council (NRHC), a non-partisan organization dedicated to advocating for the single-family rental industry, at its upcoming Single Family Rental Investment Forum from December 5-7 in Phoenix, Arizona. IMN’s series of single family rental (SFR) conferences, considered the de facto gatherings for the industry since their inception five years ago, feature a “Who’s Who” of SFR buyers (ranging from large institutional groups to “fix & flippers”), lenders, and service providers/vendors. Expecting well over 1,000 attendees, the Arizona forum boasts unparalleled networking and new business opportunities, as well as key industry insights and education from the expert speaker faculty. “IMN’s single family rental forums provide an unparalleled opportunity for our members to connect with other industry stakeholders to discuss top-of-mind issues for this growing and dynamic sector of the housing economy. We look forward to strengthening our partnership with IMN over the years to come and engaging with professionals throughout the industry,” said Diane Tomb, Executive Director of the NRHC. The NRHC will welcome attendees with opening remarks on Monday, December 5th, followed by an evening reception for prospective members. The following day, Tomb will moderate a panel of member company CEOs (including industry pioneers such as: American Homes 4 Rent, Colony American Homes, Silver Bay, and Tricon American Homes) that will delve into challenges, opportunities and next steps for the industry. “We are thrilled to deepen our partnership with the NRHC as we build and expand these vital conferences for the single family rental industry. I fully expect Arizona to be the best event yet for this exciting franchise,” said Andy Melvin, Managing Director at IMN. For more information on the NRHC, please visit: http://www.rentalhomecouncil.org/. For more information or to register for IMN’s industry summit, please visit: http://www.imn.org/sfa2016.
News Article | October 28, 2016
CAMPBELL, CA, September 03, 2016 - Nexsan?, the global leader in unified storage solutions, today announced that its UNITY? unified data storage platform has been named a "Cool Product" by the editors at Computer Technology Review (CTR). UNITY, the first and only enterprise-class unified storage solution with built-in private cloud capabilities, was recognized for its unique ability to accelerate business performance and ensure secure mobile access. "With UNITY, it's clear that Nexsan recognizes that the name of the game is not 'speeds and feeds,'" said Kim Kay, Associate Publisher & Editor-in-Chief, Computer Technology Review. "Topping the list of cool capabilities is UNITY's patented n-WAY Sync functionality that allows its users to securely access and share large files across distributed sites at high performance LAN speeds. If your business needs to securely share large files across various teams distributed across various geographies -- with the speed and ease of a public cloud service -- we suggest you check out Nexsan's UNITY." UNITY is a scalable, flexible NAS device that allows IT to mix-and-match high-performance flash with inexpensive hard disks and mix block storage for VMware, databases or Exchange with file storage for home directories and sharing. It stands out by including a full private cloud infrastructure at no additional cost. Instead of spending on complex, expensive third-party products to share across sites, UNITY includes a plug-and-play ability to sync files across any number of disparate locations with secure communication across standard Internet connections the easiest way to ensure high availability (HA) across locations and high-speed access to large files. It also helps to alleviate the risk of unsanctioned business user adoption of various public cloud-sharing services, by delivering absolutely identical functionality and convenience, yet fully under the control and protection of corporate IT. "As today's businesses continue to seek ways to accelerate workforce productivity and enable collaboration for their distributed environments, it's more critical than ever to employ storage resources that securely power large file sharing with enterprise class performance, security and protection," said Victoria Grey, Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), Nexsan. "This is what Nexsan has achieved with UNITY. It's the first data storage platform to unify enterprise class performance, features and functionality together with secure private cloud file sync and share capabilities -- at no extra cost -- for the future-focused storage that distributed businesses require. We're very pleased it's been recognized as a 'Cool Product' by Computer Technology Review." To read the complete Computer Technology Review article, please visit: http://wwpi.com/2016/08/22/nexsan-unity-accelerating-business-performance-ensuring-secure-mobile-access/. Tweet this: .@CompTechReview recognizes @Nexsan UNITY as a Cool Product http://wwpi.com/2016/08/22/nexsan-unity-accelerating-business-performance-ensuring-secure-mobile-access/ About Nexsan Nexsan? is a global leader in unified storage solutions that are focused on seamlessly and securely enabling a connected workforce. Its broad solution portfolio empowers enterprises to securely manage, protect and utilize valuable business data -- while allowing users to sync, share and access files from any device, anywhere, anytime. Headquartered in Campbell, California, Nexsan is a wholly owned company held by Imation Corp. (NYSE: IMN). For further information, please visit: www.nexsan.com. Nexsan, the Nexsan logo, Connected Data, the Connected Data logo, Transporter, E-Series, NST, AutoMAID, Assureon and UNITY are trademarks or registered trademarks of Imation Corp. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners. CONTACT INFORMATION Media Contacts: Sabrina Sanchez The Ventana Group firstname.lastname@example.org (925) 785-3014 Nicole Gorman The Ventana Group email@example.com (508) 397-0131 Press Contact: Sabrina Sanchez The Ventana Group Chantilly, VA (925) 785-3014 firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.theventanagroup.com/
News Article | October 28, 2016
October 17-18, 2016 – IMN (Information Management Network) is hosting its 7th Annual West Coast Provider Forum on Data Centers and Cloud Services Infrastructure in Santa Rosa, CA, October 17-18. John Clune, President and CEO of Kansas City data center, Cavern Technologies was selected to bring his expertise to a panel of industry front-runners from across the nation and address critical business issues facing C-level executives with data center, colocation, and cloud service providers. Topics covered will include: John Clune will share his experience in launching and growing Cavern Technologies to become Kansas City’s premier data center solutions provider to help other C-level executives in the small-to mid-sized provider segment identify key performance indicators within their own organizations. During their panel discussion, “What is Your Secret Sauce?”, Mr. Clune and his co-panelists will cover a range of topics including, defining customer base, service offerings, and churn; as well as outlining expansions, power density changes, cloud strategies, and potential buyouts. Joining Clune on the panel are: Greg Pettine, Director of Business Development, Schneider Electric; Nicholas Kottyan, President & CEO, DataChambers; Guy Willner, Chairman, International Data Centre Group; and Erik Levitt, CEO, Open Data Centers. For more information about IMN Provider Forum, visit http://www.imn.org. About Cavern Technologies, Inc. Cavern Technologies, Inc. is a leading provider in the development, leasing and operation of build-to-suit wholesale data centers outside of Kansas City. Located 125-feet underground in a 3 million square foot facility, Cavern’s environmentally regulated, secure infrastructure is Energy Star, SAS-70, SSAE 16 Type II certified. Cavern is designed to meet the specialized power, cooling and security requirements companies need to house IT systems that support their mission-critical business processes. Cavern provides tenants with unique business solutions and a value proposition focused on minimizing the total cost of ownership of data center and colocation infrastructure. CavernTechnologies.com About IMN The IMN or Information Management Network, was founded in 1994 and is a global organizer of conferences that focus on institutional finance, investments and healthcare IT. IMN.org
News Article | November 30, 2016
Orlando, Fla., Nov. 30, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kirk Montgomery, head of regulatory affairs for CNL Financial Group, will speak at the 12th Annual Western IMN Non-traded REIT and Retail Alternative Investment Symposium on Thursday, Dec. 1, in Dana Point, California. Montgomery will participate on the “Regulatory Update: A Practical Guide for Broker/Dealers & Product Sponsors” panel. He will join five other industry leaders to discuss implementation of the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule, the anticipated impact of the North American Securities Administrators Association’s new guidance on non-traded REITs and the Securities and Exchange Commission’s proposed section 2704 regulations limiting wealth and estate transfer. “CNL has strived to be a leader in educating broker-dealers on these new regulations,” Montgomery said. “I look forward to sharing my perspective on these and similar regulations facing the industry and how to navigate them, but also to hear what my colleagues have to say. With so much change occurring in the industry, I think it’s key that we remain engaged and keep having these kinds of conversations.” The 12th Annual Western IMN Non-traded REIT and Retail Alternative Investment Symposium will focus on how recent and upcoming regulatory headwinds present challenges to the industry as it continues to evolve at a dynamic rate. About CNL Financial Group CNL Financial Group (CNL) is a private investment management firm providing global real estate and alternative investments. Since inception in 1973, CNL and/or its affiliates have formed or acquired companies with more than $34 billion in assets. CNL is headquartered in Orlando, Florida. For more information, visit CNL.com.
News Article | December 6, 2016
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- A pioneer in bringing technology and services to the institutional Single-Family Rental (SFR) market, OwnAmerica CEO Greg Rand spoke yesterday at the IMN 5th Annual SFR Investment Forum in Phoenix. He shared his views on what the Trump...
News Article | December 21, 2016
SVN International Corp. (SVN), a full-service commercial real estate franchisor of the SVN® brand, announced today that President & CEO Kevin Maggiacomo won the popular vote for Service Executive of the Year as part of Commercial Property Executive’s Executives of the Year Awards. Recognizing commercial real estate’s top achievers for their expansion, innovation and deal prowess, Maggiacomo received the distinguished title by a peer a vote held by a group of senior-level real estate executives known as the CPE 100 as well as a ballot extended to the entire commercial real estate industry. This is the second year in a row Maggiacomo has been named a Service Executive of Year and comes on the heels of other 2016 noteworthy accomplishments including Real Estate Forum’s Best CRE Boss and NREI/IMN’s Commercial Real Estate Award for Social Responsibility, both received for exemplary measures in improving and promoting industry-wide diversity. “It’s a true honor to be named a Service Executive of the Year and it means even more that it was decided upon by my peers,” says SVN President & CEO Kevin Maggiacomo. “This award isn’t about me though, it’s about my organization. At SVN we live by the principles of openness, inclusiveness and innovation, consistently striving to do what is right by our clients, colleagues and community – what we call our Shared Value Network. This recognition speaks to the fact that when we work together we can create greater value.” Maggiacomo has always been an outspoken proponent of inclusiveness and diversity in leadership. Starting with his own company, Maggiacomo gender-balanced the SVN leadership team in 2014, has testified in front of the Massachusetts legislature on behalf of a Women on Boards bill, spoke on "Awakening the American Dream" in his highly viewed TedX talk, and most recently joined former British Prime Minster Tony Blair at the Closing the Gap conference speaking on the importance of diversifying leadership boards. To learn more about SVN’s platform of openness, inclusiveness and innovation, visit http://www.svn.com/our-culture/. About SVN® SVN International Corp. (SVN), a full-service commercial real estate franchisor of the SVN® brand, is one of the industry’s most recognized names based on the annual Lipsey Top Brand Survey. With 200 offices serving 500 markets, SVN provides sales, leasing, corporate services and property management services to clients across the globe. SVN Advisors also represent clients in auction services, corporate real estate, distressed properties, golf & resort, hospitality, industrial, investment services, land, medical, multifamily, office, retail, self-storage and single tenant investments. All SVN offices are independently owned and operated. For more information, visit http://www.svn.com.
News Article | November 14, 2016
WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than 15 years, digital marketing company IMN (iMakeNews Inc.) has been helping businesses build customer loyalty and increase sales through its turnkey email newsletter (e-newsletter) service for the direct selling, finance and...