Nexenta Extends Leadership in OpenStack via New Customer and Partner Deployments

Nexenta, Partners, Customers, and Analysts to Share Insights on OpenStack-driven Cloud Computing Live from the OpenStack Vancouver

451 Research, Canonical, GMO, Mirantis, OpenStack Foundation, Solinea, Wipro, and Nexenta to Discuss the Benefits of Open Source-based Software Defined Data Center and Software Defined Storage

Santa Clara, Calif.—May 6, 2015—Nexenta (@Nexenta), the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS), today announced that Tarkan Maner, CEO and Chairman, will join thought leaders from the OpenStack Foundation, 451 Research, Solinea, Wipro, GMO, Canonical/Ubuntu and Mirantis to host complimentary webinar, “Leading Insights on OpenStack, Today and Tomorrow,” live from the OpenStack Summit 2015 Expo Floor.

OpenStack implementations are evolving and maturing, different partners are seeing the momentum in different ways, most importantly with new and growing customer deployments. Nexenta Software-Defined Storage solutions have been integrated into OpenStack since the Essex release and the company continues to expand support as OpenStack evolves, with the help of a leading portfolio of OpenStack ecosystem partners. Maner will moderate this panel of experts to deliver fresh insight on OpenStack today and in the future.

Additional details on the event can be found below.

Event Details

What: Leading Insights on OpenStack, Today and Tomorrow
When: 8 a.m. PT, May 20
Who: Tarkan Maner, CEO and Chairman, Nexenta (moderator)
           Heidi Bretz, Director of Business Development, OpenStack Foundation
           Al Sadowski, Research Director, 451 Research
           Francesco Paolo, CEO, Solinea
           Ramadurai Ramalingam, Vice President and Global Head, Wipro
           Christian Reis, Storage CTO, Canonical/Ubuntu
           Boris Renski, Co-Founder and CMO, Mirantis
           Speaker TBD, GMO


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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. 

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Director of Communications and Public Relations, Nexenta