Nexenta and Western Digital to Feature IDC and Northern Backup on All-Flash SDS Webinar: “When Great Speed Comes with Great Efficiency”

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—August 10, 2016— Nexenta (@Nexenta), the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS), today announced it is hosting a complimentary webinar with SanDisk®, a Western Digital Corporation brand, titled “All-Flash SDS: When Great Speed Comes with Great Efficiency,” featuring IDC and Northern Backup.

Eric Burgener, Research Director, Storage at IDC; Brent Thumlert, Systems Architect at Northern Backup; Steve Wilkins, product and solutions Marketing, Data Center Systems Business Unit at Western Digital; and Michael Letschin, Field CTO at Nexenta will share insights on All-Flash Array market trends, future outlooks and why an increasing number of companies are adopting All-Flash SDS.

As a leading IT and Managed Services provider, Northern Backup will also share real-world performance metrics for the combined NexentaStor and SanDisk® InfiniFlashTM storage solution, including its savings on power, cooling and space. This panel of experts will discuss how the collaboration between Nexenta and Western Digital provides Northern Backup and its customers with advanced technologies to ensure the highest levels of service, performance, agility, capacity, and redundancy.

What: “All-Flash SDS: When Great Speed Comes with Great Efficiency” complimentary webinar
When: Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 9 a.m. PT

For more information and to register for this free event, please visit:

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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 Canonical, Cisco, Citrix, Dell, Docker, HPE, IBM, Lenovo, Micron, Quanta, SanDisk a Western Digital brand, 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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Director of Communications and Public Relations, Nexenta

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