Nexenta and Western Digital Present “Staying Ahead of the Curve—Tech Updates from Nexenta and Western Digital” Complimentary Webinar

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—September 14, 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 brand, titled “Staying Ahead of the Curve—Tech Updates from Nexenta and Western Digital.”

Thomas Cornely, Chief Product Officer at Nexenta, and Steve Wilkins, solutions marketing manager, Data Center Systems Business Unit at Western Digital, will share information on the developments in the All-Flash, software-defined storage space. They will also provide insights on game-changing technology updates from Nexenta and Western Digital, which deliver real cost-savings, flexibility and high-performance for customers large and small.

This pair of industry experts will discuss the new features of NexentaStor 5.0 and NexentaFusion 1.0, the power and cooling savings, and high-performance that comes with All-Flash SDS, as well as new reference architectures and logistics on easy-to-order bundles.

What: “Staying Ahead of the Curve—Tech Updates from Nexenta and Western Digital” complimentary webinar
When: Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 9 a.m. PT
Who: Thomas Cornely, Chief Product Officer at Nexenta, and Steve Wilkins, solutions marketing manager at Western Digital

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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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Company Contact:
Allison Darin
Director of Communications and Public Relations, Nexenta

Media Contact:
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Karbo Communications