Nexenta and Cisco Partner on Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage Solutions at ‘Cisco on the Road’ Show

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—March 7, 2016— Nexenta (@Nexenta), the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS), today announced its participation at the Cisco On The Road, also known as Cisco Tech Days, on March 8, in Chicago.

Nexenta’s booth will showcase how its OpenSDS solution portfolio, combined with Cisco, is changing the data center. Attendees are invited to meet with Nexenta executives and hear first-hand how OpenSDS solutions are providing organizations with total freedom when it comes to their storage needs and plans, by protecting them against vendor lock-in.

Delivering highly flexible SDS, Cisco-Nexenta solutions offer enterprises, telcos, ISPs, and government agencies many benefits, including high performance storage area network (SAN) and network attached storage (NAS) protocol support, unlimited snapshots and cloning, block and file replication, inline de-duplication, and comprehensive management capabilities.

What: Cisco on the Road – Chicago
When: March 3, 2016, 8:00AM – 4:30PM CT
Where: The Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N. River Road, Rosemont, Ill.

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About Nexenta

Nexenta is the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS) with 6,000+ customers, 400+ partners, 42 patents, and more than 1,500 petabytes of storage under management. Nexenta uniquely integrates deep software-only “Open Source” collaboration with one of the largest and most vibrant Open Source communities (46,000 members) and a comprehensive vision around a commodity hardware-centric “Software-Defined Storage” innovation enabling ANY app, cloud platform and protocol. Nexenta is 100% Software-based; and 100% hardware-, protocol-, cloud platform-, and app-agnostic providing organizations with Total Freedom protecting them against punitive “vendor-lock-in”, “vendor-bait-n-switch”, and “vendor-rip-n-replace” gimmicks. Nexenta provides enterprises with the "true" benefits of “true” Software-Defined Everything-centric Cloud Computing – from data centers to end users; from the infrastructure to apps. Nexenta 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 along with enterprise-scale 24x7 - around the globe - All Love - service and support with a global partner network, including Cisco, Citrix, Dell, Docker, HPE, Lenovo, Quanta, SanDisk, Seagate, Supermicro, VMware, Western Digital, Wipro, and many others. Nexenta:  100% Software. Total Freedom. All Love.

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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Media Contacts:
Allison Darin
Director of Communications and Public Relations, Nexenta