Nexenta Announces Participation and Sponsorship of 10th Annual “State of the CIO” Hosted by the CIO Council of South Florida

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—March 16, 2016  Nexenta (@Nexenta), the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS), today announced its participation and sponsorship of the “State of the CIO” presented by the CIO Council of South Florida on March 16 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Nexenta’s will showcase how its OpenSDS solution portfolio with revolutionize the data center. Attendees are invited to meet with Nexenta executives and hear first-hand how OpenSDS solutions can provide organizations with total freedom when it comes to their storage needs and plans, while protecting them against punitive vendor lock-in.

State of the CIO brings together Chief Information Officers (CIOs) and other C-level executives from leading companies to discuss trends that are shaping the CIO in 2016. The host of the event, the CIO Council of South Florida, provides a forum for an open exchange of ideas, collaboration on issues of mutual importance, leveraged vendor relationships, and focused community involvement. The participation of CIOs from South Florida’s commercial business, government, and educational institutions create opportunities for these executives to grow their respective organizations and provide personal growth as well. The mission of the iCoast CIO Council is to enhance community awareness of Information Technology issues through education and communication.

Additional details on this event can be found below.

What: State of the CIO hosted by the CIO Council of South Florida
When: March 18, 2016 from 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ET
Where: The Signature Grand, Davie, 6900 W State Road 84, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33317

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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