StorCentric enters high performance all-flash NVMe market with Vexata acquisition


StorCentric, parent company of Drobo, Nexsan and Retrospect, have announced the acquisition of Vexata, its fourth acquisition in less than a year. 

Vexata’s scalable NVMe high performance flash storage systems power today’s advanced cognitive era applications, such as those driving predictive analytics and autonomous decisions, and pairs it with award-winning StorCentric customer support now available to all Vexata customers.

Performance Requirements for Next Generation of Applications

Vexata’s revolutionary products deliver 10x performance and efficiency improvements at a fraction of the cost of existing all-flash storage solutions. Vexata NVMe flash-based arrays also deploy simply and seamlessly into enterprise and cloud data centre environments.

“Purchasing Vexata at this time has enabled us to add a powerful and proven enterprise-grade NVMe flash solution that was not previously available under the StorCentric umbrella,” commented Mihir Shah, StorCentric CEO. “Our Nexsan enterprise customers are evaluating NVMe solutions to address evolving requirements for their most demanding applications. The Vexata products will provide a portfolio of highly scalable and performant data storage solutions with the operational simplicity of StorCentric’s portfolio of products.” 

“The Vexata team is excited to be joining the StorCentric group of companies, and we see the move as an ideal fit for both organisations,” commented Surya Varanasi, Co-Founder and CTO of Vexata. “As part of the StorCentric family, Vexata will be able to leverage the strong Nexsan channel community of over 1,000 partners that provide customers transformative technology to address the most mission critical use cases. This announcement also gives Vexata customers access to an award-winning customer support experience.”

This announcement comes shortly after StorCentric’s acquisition of Retrospect, a leading provider of backup and recovery tools, and underscores the company’s commitment to delivering the world’s most comprehensive and powerful family of data storage solutions. The four brands under StorCentric offer a product portfolio with world-class hardware and software storage products, IP, and professional expertise focused on helping customers scale their businesses while accessing, protecting and archiving critical data. StorCentric now has a combined record of 1 million customers, 60 years of storage expertise and a focus on the media & entertainment, financial, government and healthcare verticals.

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