Nexenta Achieves Certification for Red Hat OpenStack Platform Certification

Nexenta Certification with Red Hat OpenStack Platform Helps to Enable Telcos and Enterprises to Fuel Expansion of Software Defined Hybrid and Multi Clouds

SAN JOSE, CA - March 28, 2018 - Nexenta (@Nexenta), the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS), today announced that they have joined the Red Hat Connect for Technology Partner Program, as well as collaboration with Red Hat to achieve Red Hat OpenStack Certification.  This certification demonstrates that NexentaStor, a leading enterprise grade unified file and block storage solution, has been tested and certified for use with Red Hat OpenStack Platform to provide storage services, performance and compatibility. 

With this announcement, Nexenta is excited to enable customers with:

  • Block and File storage services for Red Hat OpenStack Platform
  • Availability of NexentaStor cinder and manila via Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10

"We’re excited to join the Red Hat Connect for Technology Partner program with this certification," said Don Lopes, VP of Channels and Marketing at Nexenta. "Our market strength in Software-Defined Storage combined with Red Hat's work in OpenStack can deliver enhanced value and benefits to our mutual customers and prospects across the Enterprise, Telco and Cloud segments.

"We are pleased to have Nexenta  join us in the Red Hat Connect for Technology Partner Program," said Mike Werner, senior director, Global Technology Ecosystems at Red Hat. “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. We look forward to continue our collaboration with Nexenta as an important member of Red Hat's OpenStack ecosystem."

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

About Nexenta

Nexenta is the market creator and leader in Open Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS) software solutions for Hybrid and Multi Cloud enterprise environments via Nexenta AnyCloud vision; with nearly 6,000 customers, 300 partners, 50 patents, and more than 2,000 petabytes of storage capacity under management; disrupting and democratizing one of the largest and most oligopolistic IT market segments nearing $100B in size by 2020. Nexenta uniquely integrates its hardware-agnostic software-only enterprise OpenSDS innovation with deep “open source” collaboration via some of the most active communities with 45,000+ members. Nexenta enables a wide variety of workloads from legacy enterprise to next-gen cloud-native apps, on any cloud platform, any protocol and any hardware infrastructure to power the largest and most cost/performant data centers globally. Nexenta OpenSDS solution portfolio is 100% software-based for both on and off premise settings. Nexenta provides organizations with Total Freedom protecting them against punitive legacy storage hardware vendor practices including, long term “vendor-lock-in”, “vendor-bait-n-switch”, and “vendor-rip-n-replace.” Beyond its industry-leading software innovation and multi-channel distribution, Nexenta also provides comprehensive enterprise-class support and services 24x7, globally.

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Nexenta, NexentaStor, NexentaConnect, NexentaEdge and NexentaFusion are trademarks or registered trademarks of Nexenta Systems Inc., in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks, service marks and company names mentioned in this document are properties of their respective owners.

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