Imation acquires storage specialist ProStor Systems

Mark Lucas, President and CEO, Imation

Imation today announced that it has acquired the ProStor Systems. The acquisition includes the much celebrated unique storage solution InfiniVault among others products in ProStor’s product portfolio.

The InfiniVault software will enable Imation to deliver future tiered storage solutions using RDX and other hard disk, optical, magnetic and solid state storage. The software helps strengthen the Imation RDX portfolio and the InfiniVault offering.

“The acquisition of ProStor’s assets is another step toward our growth strategy as a trusted technology leader in Secure and Scalable Storage solutions. Imation acquired the InfiniVault technology and product line because we recognize the need to add a compelling tiered storage architecture to our existing portfolio of backup and archiving products.” said Mark Lucas, president and chief executive officer at Imation.

InfiniVault is a tiered storage system designed to balance the needs of managing increasing amounts of information over extended periods of time. The InfiniVault system combines multiple media options, including fixed RAID disk and RDX removable hard disk drives in a single storage environment to retrieve, retain, protect and archive digital content.