Nexenta CEO to Present the How Digital Transformation is Influencing Software-Defined Infrastructures at NASSCOM Product Conclave 2016

Santa Clara, CA, October 25, 2016  Nexenta (@Nexenta),the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS), today announced that Nexenta Chairman and CEO, Tarkan Maner, will be a keynote speaker at the NASSCOM Product Conclave (NPC) 2016 (@NASSCOM_Product, #NPC2016).

In its thirteenth year, NPC 2016 brings together emerging and seasoned entrepreneurs for a 2 day conference in Bangalore, India. This year’s event will focus on “Navigating Turbulent Times” and will deliver a platform to drive conversations with global leaders allowing you to capture opportunities yet to be tapped.

During his keynote, Tarkan will be joined by Nutanix Founder and CEO, Dheeraj Pandey.  These Silicon Valley Unicorns will discuss how “Everything is Software.” Following Dheeraj’s IPO story, Tarkan will offer his unique perspective of navigating startups,gained through years of experience as an entrepreneur and industry leader. With MR Rangaswami as host, they’ll discuss in a technology era where software is everything:

  • What are the new opportunities for entrepreneurs?
  • What is the next wave for cloud?
  • How are data analytics reshaping the landscape?
  • Why is Silicon Valley the hotbed for innovation?

“We are thrilled to have Tarkan Maner back to speak at NPC 2016,” said MR Rangaswami. “His insight on the global ecosystem and how to stay disruptive with technology will be extremely valuable to the experts, investors, founders and mentors attending this year.”

NPC will take place October 26 & 27, 2016 at The VIVANTA by Taj hotel in Bangalore.

Keynote Speakers:          Tarkan Maner & Dheeraj Pandey
Topic:                                 "Everything is Software"
Venue:                                The Vivanta by Taj, 2275 Tumkur Rd, Bangalore, 560022, Karnataka
Date/Time:                        October 27, 2016 at 9:45 am IST
Hosted by:                         NASSCOM

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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.

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Allison Darin
Director of Marketing and Public Relations
Nexenta Systems, Inc.