GMO Internet to Showcase Nexenta’s Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage Platform at OpenStack Summit Tokyo

SANTA CLARA, Calif. AND TOKYO, Japan —October 26, 2015—Nexenta (@Nexenta), the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS), today announced that it will be featured in the OpenStack Summit Tokyo keynote, as well as two additional breakout sessions.  GMO Internet (GMO), a leading Japanese internet services provider, will present their ‘ConoHa’ Cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and their choice to use NexentaStor to support its international data center and hosting expansion. Attendees can also find Nexenta OpenSDS solutions within the Canonical, GMO, SanDisk and Supermicro expo floor booths.

OpenStack customers and partners are seeing strong momentum of implementations, and Nexenta’s OpenSDS solutions continue to expand support as OpenStack evolves. The sessions below will deliver fresh insight on OpenStack customer deployments and OpenStack ecosystem partners.

Date:     Tuesday, October 27th 2015

What:                 OpenStack Keynote, starting at 9:00AM local time
Where:                 PAMIR Building #3, Konron
Title:                   GMO Internet Delivers Public Cloud to Thousands with OpenStack
When:                  10:30AM local time
Who:                     Hironobu Saito, Technical Evangelist, GMO Internet, Inc.
Akira Morikawa, CEO, C Channel
Toshihito Kobayashi Chief Engineering Officer, Aiming, Inc.
Details:                GMO Internet Group (GMO), headquartered in Tokyo, is a global Internet services provider offering a comprehensive and industry-leading product portfolio to thousands of customers worldwide.  GMO has four OpenStack-based cloud/hosting products, running on over 1,400 compute nodes, available in four global geographies and used by over 15,000 customers.  In today’s keynote, we will discuss how GMO enhance its hosting products through the usage of OpenStack, and how customers today are benefiting from this technology.

Title:                    Multi-location Implementation of OpenStack
When:                   2:50PM local time
Who:                     Naoto-Gohko, GMO Internet, Inc.
Hyuntae Park, Assistant Manager, GMO Internet, Inc.
Details:                 ConoHa supports multi locations which are Japan (Tokyo), USA (San Jose) and Singapore.  In this session, we will talk about the backend system operation when deploying OpenStack systems (multi locations) on single KeyStone, from a developer’s point of view. This session will cover the replication of KeyStone databases, and in the case of the token table, Striping the table in order to reduce replication cost.

Date:     Wednesday, October 28th 2015

Title:                     How OpenStack is Implemented at GMO Public Cloud Service Offering
When:                  4:40pm local time
Who:                    Naoto Gohko, Chief Executive Architect, GMO Internet, Inc.
Hironobu Saito, Technical Evangelist, GMO Internet, Inc.
Details:                GMO Internet started using OpenStack in 2011 for their internal deployment. Through this experience, they deployed OpenStack to start their public cloud services as the following.

  • Onamae VPS (Domain Name service) in 2012
  • ConoHa (Hosting Service) in 2013
  • GMO Application Cloud in 2014
  • Cloud (IaaS Cloud Server) in 2014
  • ConoHa (Renewal for Hosting Service) in 2015

Currently, GMO Internet is using Diablo, Grizzly, Havana, Juno.
In this session, we will explain how GMO Internet deployed OpenStack into our Public Cloud service for “ConoHa” and “GMO Application Cloud.” We will show the technical background, what components of OpenStack are actually used in those services and how those deployments brought the advantage to the service.

  • Why we chose OpenStack
  • Architecture of ConoHa back end infrastructure
  • 2 different deployment of OpenStack for those 2 public cloud services

About GMO Internet, Inc.

GMO Internet Group, headquartered in Tokyo, is a leading force in the Internet industry offering one of the most comprehensive ranges of Internet services worldwide.  They provide a public cloud called “ConoHa” and “GMO APPs Cloud” as part of their services. Both are based on OpenStack.

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About Nexenta

Nexenta is the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS) with 6,000+ customers, 1,000+ partners, 30+ patents, and more than 1,000 petabytes of storage under management. Nexenta uniquely integrates software-only “Open Source” collaboration with commodity hardware-centric “Software-Defined Storage” innovation. Nexenta OpenSDS solutions are 100% software-based; and 100% hardware-, protocol-, and app-agnostic providing organizations with Total Freedom protecting them against punitive vendor lock-in. Nexenta provides organizations with the "true" benefits of Software-Defined Everything-centric Cloud Computing – from data centers to end users; from the infrastructure to apps. Nexenta OpenSDS enables everyday apps from rich media-driven Social Living to Mobility; from the Internet of Things to Big Data; from OpenStack and CloudStack to Do-It-Yourself Cloud deployments – for all types of Clouds – Private, Public, and Hybrid. Founded around an "Open Source” platform and industry-disrupting vision, Nexenta delivers its award- and patent-winning software-only unified storage management solutions with a global partner network, including Cisco, Citrix, Dell, HP, Quanta, SanDisk, Seagate, Supermicro, VMware, Western Digital, Wipro, and many others.

For more information, visit, www.nexenta.comTwitterFacebookLinkedIn and YouTube. Also, download the newly published Nexenta Special Edition Software Defined Data Centers (SDDC) for Dummies eBook.

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Director of Communications and Public Relations, Nexenta