Sherritt International selects Leonovus Inc to pilot a hyper-secure multi-cloud data storage solution.

December 20th, 2018

OTTAWA, December 18, 2018 — Leonovus Inc., (TSXV: LTV) (OTC: LVNSF) the next generation of secure software-defined storage (SDS) solution, today announced that Sherritt International, (TSX:S), a world leader in the mining and refining of nickel and cobalt from lateritic ores, has selected Leonovus to strengthen its data security capabilities and support its evolving storage infrastructure. The pilot starts in January 2019.

“Leonovus’ software solutions will give us the flexibility to segment data across multiple cloud storage providers, enabling us to take advantage of cost savings while protecting our data,” said John Kiousis, Vice President of Global IT, Sherritt International. “Moving to the cloud will extend our IT infrastructure capabilities and support our goal of achieving operational excellence.”

Using Leonovus, customers receive the following benefits:
– Ability to balance business growth with a flexible hybrid, multi-cloud storage infrastructure
– Greater data security with Leonovus patented ‘encrypt, shred, spread’ capability
– Maintain complete, on-premises control, of their encryption keys
– Greater flexibility and simplicity to meet future data growth requirements through a single pane of glass
To learn more about Leonovus unique offer, check out ‘How Leonovus Works’ stinger at www.leonovus.com.

About Sherritt
Sherritt is a world leader in the mining and refining of nickel and cobalt from lateritic ores with projects and operations in Canada, Cuba and Madagascar. The Corporation is the largest independent energy producer in Cuba, with extensive oil and power operations across the island. Sherritt licenses its proprietary technologies and provides metallurgical services to mining and refining operations worldwide. The Corporation’s common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “S”.

About Leonovus
Leonovus is a software provider that offers the leading blockchain enabled software-defined storage solution and governance, risk management and compliance (GRC) solution for the modern enterprise. Designed with the IT manager in mind, Leonovus’ patented algorithms virtualize, transform, slice and disperse data across a network of on-premises, hybrid or multi-cloud storage nodes – allowing for the most secure yet internally accessible form of object-based data storage that provides GRC across the entire solution.

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