Nexenta and IDC Present “NexentaEdge Out Scales its Object Storage Competitors” Complimentary Webinar

Santa Clara, Calif.—July 15, 2015—Nexenta (@Nexenta), the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS), today announced that Oscar Walberg, Director of Product Management, will join Ashish Nadkarni, Research Director, Storage Practice at International Data Corporation (IDC) to host the complimentary webinar, “NexentaEdge Out Scales its Object Storage Competitors.”

Nadkarni will discuss the object storage landscape, its future, the key attributes of leaders in the object storage market, and offer essential guidance for buyers.  Wahlberg will share object storage use cases around OpenStack clouds, object-based active archives and Big Data applications, and how NexentaEdge uniquely supports them. NexentaEdge is the first and only object and block storage solution to provide petabyte-scale cluster inline deduplication and compression, leading the competitive object storage market. This webinar will also highlight NexentaEdge’s FlexHash algorithms for continuous data placement optimization, Replicast protocol for low latency network data transfers, and Cloud Copy On Write (CCOW) powered unlimited space optimized snapshots and clones.

Additional details on the event can be found below.

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Event Details

What: NexentaEdge Out Scales its Object Storage Competitors

When: July 22, 2015 at 10 a.m. PT

Who: Oscar Walberg, Director of Product Management, Nexenta and Ashish Nadkarni, Research Director, Storage Practice, IDC

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About Nexenta

Nexenta is the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS) with 6,000+ enterprise customers, 400+ partners, 30+ patents, 100,000+ open source community transaction, 45,000+ community members, 100s of references and more than 1,200 petabytes of storage under management. Nexenta uniquely integrates software-only “Open Source” collaboration with commodity hardware-centric “Software-Defined Storage” innovation delivering storage optimized for block, file, and object protocol support for any ultra scale-up and/or scale-out workload. Nexenta OpenSDS solutions are 100% software-based; and 100% hardware-, protocol-, stack-, server-, HDD-, SSD-, cloud-, and app-agnostic providing any customer and organization 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 cloud platforms like VMware and Microsoft to OpenStack and CloudStack and 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 web scale software-only unified storage management solutions and global 24x7 pre- and post-sales service and support with a global partner network, including Cisco, Citrix, Dell, HP, Quanta, SanDisk, Seagate, Supermicro, VMware, Western Digital, Wipro, and many others. 

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