Nexenta CEO to Present Software Defined Data Center Disruption via Open Software-Defined Storage at Citigroup Security and Storage Forum 2015

SANTA CLARA, Calif. —April 15, 2015 — Nexenta (@Nexenta), the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS), today announced that its Chairman and CEO, Tarkan Maner, will present on a panel and host Citigroup’s West Coast Security Software & Storage Forum - The Evolution Of The Data Center: Next Generation Storage on Thursday, May 16th in San Francisco. The storage panel starts off the conference at 8am PDT and will be delivered to key public equity investors such as Cadian Capital Management, Columbia Management Advisors, Irving Investors LLC, BlackRock and others.

Tarkan plans to discuss Nexenta’s successful Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS) strategy for the past, present and future, as well its role within the Software-Defined Data Center.  Tarkan will also speak to how customers are saying Nexenta’s solutions address storage challenges in emerging areas of IT such as Social Media, Big Data, the Internet of Things, Mobility, Open Source and the rise of Software-Defined Everything - OpenSDx. 


What:                      Citigroup’s West Coast Security Software & Storage Forum - The Evolution of the Data Center: Next Generation Storage

When:                     April 16th at 8:00 AM PDT

Where:                    Ritz-Carlton San Francisco


The Citigroup (NYSE: C) Investment Banking Division advises on several transformational transactions and provides comprehensive relationship coverage service to ensure the best possible service and responsiveness to clients. Each team focuses on mergers and acquisitions and equity and related financing solutions, as well as delivers corporate banking and finance services to global, regional and local clients.

Company and investor participation in the conference is by invitation only. Clients interested in attending should contact their Citigroup Investment Banking representative. 

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About Nexenta

Nexenta is the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS) with 6,000+ customers, 1,000+ partners, 30+ patents, and more than 1,000 petabytes of storage under management. Nexenta uniquely integrates software-only “Open Source” collaboration with commodity hardware-centric “Software-Defined Storage” innovation. Nexenta OpenSDS solutions are 100% software-based; and 100% hardware-, protocol-, and app-agnostic providing organizations with Total Freedom protecting them against punitive vendor lock-in. Nexenta provides organizations with the "true" benefits of Software-Defined Everything-centric Cloud Computing – from data centers to end users; from the infrastructure to apps. Nexenta OpenSDS 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 with a global partner network, including Cisco, Citrix, Dell, HP, Quanta, SanDisk, Seagate, Supermicro, VMware, Western Digital, Wipro, and many others. 

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.


Allison Darin




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