This Basingstoke company designs and manufactures data storage devices, including hard drives and encrypted external drives. The company claims that stories in the press about leaks of government data have helped to boost sales of its encrypted storage products. Origin Storage was founded in 2001. In 2003 it partnered with Dell to provide data storage solutions to its customers, and in 2006 it acquired Amacom, a hardware manufacturer. The company is led by serial technology entrepreneurs Andrew Cordial and Paul Weller, and its sales have grown 47% a year from £1.7m in 2005 to £5.5m in 2008.

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Company details
Year2009
Rank73
CompanyOrigin Storage
ActivityIT storage developer
LocationBasingstoke
Average 3 year sales growth47.23%
Latest sales £000s5,544
Staff23
Founded2001
Websitewww.originstorage.com

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