Nexenta Continues to Lead Open Source Collaboration via Software-Defined Storage Technology Innovation at OpenZFS Developer Summit 2015

Nexenta to Share Enterprise Success Stories and Tech Best Practices;
OpenZFS an Integral Part in SDS Solutions by Leading Enterprises

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Oct. 15, 2015Nexenta (@Nexenta), the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS), today announced three company executives will present four sessions on a range of technical topics at the third annual OpenZFS Developer Summit in San Francisco on Oct. 19-20. Since the Summit’s inception, Nexenta continues as a lead platinum sponsor.

OpenZFS is derived from the ZFS file system originally developed by Sun Microsystems for the Solaris operating system. Today, 26 technology companies, including Nexenta, have developed products based on OpenZFS.

The first day of the Summit will feature presentations from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. PST. At 9:45 a.m., Nexenta Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Tarkan Maner, will follow the keynote to present a session on OpenZFS success stories. At 3:00 p.m., Nexenta OpenZFS Developer, Saso Kiselkov, will give back-to-back talks on Persistent L2ARC and Dedup Ceiling. At 4:00 p.m. Nexenta Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Alex Aizman, will discuss Writeback Cache.

The second day features the OpenZFS (#openzfs) 2015 Hackathon for the collaboration among developers using different platforms under the OpenZFS umbrella, including illumos, Linux, FreeBSD and OS X platforms.

Additional details on this event can be found below.

What:                   OpenZFS Developer Summit 2015
When:                  Oct. 19-20, 2015
Where:                 Children’s Creativity Museum, 221 Fourth St., San Francisco
Who:                    Tarkan Maner, Chairman and CEO, Nexenta; Saso Kiselkov, OpenZFS Developer, Nexenta; and Alex Aizman, Co-Founder and CTO, Nexenta

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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, 33 patents, and more than 1,200 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.

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