USI Corporation, a provider of integrated data solutions including data storage, data protection and archive and compliance, has been a Nexsan partner since 2000. The company provides Nexsan storage solutions to customers across a range of industries, including higher education and the federal government.“The foundation of a good partner relationship starts with exceptional product support and value, and we definitely see that with Imation’s Nexsan solutions and support team,” said Barbi Bailey, Director of Marketing & Lead Generation at USI Corporation. “The Imation Storage Solutions Channel Program offers some great additions to what is an innovative program for partner marketing and lead generation, and we see a lot of value in taking advantage of the new marketing and lead qualification services.” The channel program for Nexsan solutions has been recognized in the industry for consistent excellence. Imation channel executive Walter Palhetas has been recognized for three consecutive years as one of UBM Tech Channel's CRN Channel Chiefs; this prestigious list of the most influential and powerful leaders in the IT channel recognizes those executives directly responsible for driving channel sales and growth within their organizations. Imation’s Nexsan partner program recently won the Storage Award’s “Channel Excellence Award,” and the company was named a runner-up in the “Channel Partner Program of the Year” category. Imation’s Nexsan portfolio features solid-state optimized unified hybrid storage systems, secure automated archive solutions and high-density enterprise storage arrays. Nexsan solutions are ideal for mission-critical IT applications such as virtualization, cloud, databases and collaboration; and energy efficient, high-density storage for backup and archiving. Served by a worldwide partner network, Nexsan solutions are used by more than 11,000 customers worldwide, with more than 33,000 systems deployed since 1999. For more information about joining the Imation Storage Systems Channel Program, please visit http://www.nexsan.com/en/partners/reseller.aspx. About Imation Imation is a global data storage and information security company. Our products and solutions help organizations and individuals store, manage and protect their digital content. Imation’s storage and security portfolio includes Nexsan high-density, archive and solid-state optimized unified hybrid storage solutions; IronKey mobile security solutions that address the needs of professionals for secure data transport and mobile workspaces; and consumer storage solutions, audio products and accessories sold under the Imation, Memorex and TDK Life on Record brands. Imation reaches customers in more than 100 countries through a powerful global distribution network. For more information, visit www.imation.com. Follow @Nexsan on Twitter. Nexsan, Imation, the Imation logo and the Nexsan by Imation logo are trademarks of Imation Corp. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.