Nexenta CEO to Deliver Keynote at Global Investor CIO Summit 2014

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — October 1, 2014 — Nexenta (@Nexenta), the global leader in Software-Defined Storage (#softwaredefinedstorage) (SDS), today announced that Chairman and CEO Tarkan Maner will be a keynote speaker at Sierra Ventures 9th annual CIO Summit 2014 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Palo Alto. Tarkan plans to discuss cross-border trends in Big Data, the importance of open source, the rise of Software-Defined Everything and how these shifts will change the world as we know it.

This year the CIO Summit and will feature some of the most tech-savvy CIOs from the largest, most sophisticated companies in the world, as well as dozens of CEOs from the hottest startups and growth companies in Internet of Things, Security, Marketing in the Enterprise and Next-Generation Data Center.  Sessions will cover business challenges and technical thought leadership discussions around today's hottest topics. Follow the live twitter stream at #CIOSummit9.

Since 1982, Sierra Ventures has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs and invested globally in companies across the Cloud, Big Data, Mobile and Infrastructure industries. Sierra’s passion is finding the right combination of innovative technology and talented entrepreneurs, and guiding them with expertise and capital to help companies grow and deliver on their promise.

About Nexenta

Nexenta is the global leader in Software-Defined Storage, delivering easy-to-use, secure and ultra-low cost storage software solutions. Nexenta solutions are hardware-, protocol-, and app-agnostic, providing innovation freedom and speed for organizations to realize "true" benefits of Software-Defined Infrastructure-centric Cloud Computing. Nexenta enables workloads 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. Founded around an "open source” platform and industry-disruptive vision, Nexenta delivers its award- and patent-winning software-only unified storage management solutions with a global partner network. For more information visit, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube. Also, download the newly published Nexenta Special Edition Software Defined Data Centers (SDDC) for Dummies eBook.



Allison Darin