Nexenta Achieves Certification for Red Hat OpenStack Platform

Nexenta on Red Hat OpenStack Platform Enables Enterprises and Telcos to Deliver Multi Cloud Data Management for Any App on Any Infrastructure

SAN JOSE, CA – November 26th, 2018 - Nexenta (@Nexenta), the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS), today announced that they have further collaborated with Red Hat to support enterprise organizations shift to the cloud through certification on Red Hat OpenStack Platform 13. This certification on Red Hat’s long-life release illustrates Nexenta's support for customers building clouds based on Red Hat’s massively-scalable Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) offering. By leveraging Nexenta's award-winning and market-leading enterprise-grade unified file and block storage solution, NexentaStor, enterprises and OpenStack-based 5G Telcos can now provide greater scalability, greater elasticity, and increased efficiency in today's data center.

Nexenta delivers a complete storage stack that provides the high performance, flexibility, and enhanced security often required by Red Hat OpenStack Platform implementations.  The open source drivers for Nexenta products are part of the OpenStack integration testing framework, which validates Nexenta’s drivers on a continuous basis. 

With today's announcement Nexenta’s storage software provides enterprises using Red Hat OpenStack Platform with advanced Cinder and Manila operations including:

Cinder Operations

  • Create, delete, attach, and detach volumes
  • Create, list, and delete volume snapshots
  • Create a volume from a snapshot
  • Copy an image to a volume and a volume to an image
  • Extend, migrate, and clone a volume.
  • Create consistency groups

Manila Operations

  • Create delete share
  • Manage unmanaged shares and snapshots
  • Extend and shrink share
  • Create delete snapshot
  • Create share from snapshot
  • Revert to and mountable snapshots

"We continue to grow our collaboration with Red Hat to deliver our enterprise customers with more innovation for their OpenStack clouds. With the most recent certification of NexentaStor and Red Hat OpenStack Platform we continue to offer a set of best-of-breed storage solutions for Cinder and Manila by adding new features around disaster recovery, high-availability, and SMB support,” said Ricardo Antuna, VP, Business Development at Nexenta.

 “Red Hat works with partners like Nexenta that are committed to helping customers get the most out of our open hybrid cloud solutions, including Red Hat OpenStack Platform” said Mike Werner, Senior Director, Global Technology Ecosystems at Red Hat. “We look forward to continuing our collaboration with Nexenta as an important member of Red Hat's OpenStack ecosystem." 

To view additional details about NexentaStor certification with RHOSP, visit,

To learn more about NexentaStor's OpenStack Drivers visit,

About Nexenta 

Nexenta is the original market maker and leader in Open Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS) market for multi-cloud enterprise environments; with nearly 3,000 enterprise customers, 300 partners, 50 patents, and more than 2,000 petabytes of storage capacity under management. Nexenta   democratizes one of the most oligopolistic hi-tech market segments nearing $120B in size by 2020. Nexenta uniquely integrates its hardware-agnostic software-only OpenSDS innovation with deep “open source” collaboration via some of the most active communities with thousands of members worldwide. Nexenta flexibly enables a wide variety of legacy, enterprise and next-gen cloud-native apps, on any cloud platform, protocol and hardware infrastructure to power the most cost/performant cloud and traditional data centers. Nexenta portfolio is 100% software-based that can be used as a “Bare-Metal Appliance” on a partner hardware, as a “Virtual Storage Appliance (VSA)” on a partner virtual machine or container, or as a cloud-based “Software as a Service (SAAS).” Nexenta provides enterprises with total freedom and flexibility via its industry-leading multi-cloud software innovation, multi-channel collaboration, distribution and enterprise-class support, 24x7x365, globally.

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