Nexenta, VMware, Cox Communications and Top Industry Analyst Firm Reveal the Secrets to Software-Defined Storage in Complimentary Webinar

Santa Clara, Calif.—July 22, 2015—Nexenta (@Nexenta), the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS), today announced that Tarkan Maner, CEO and Chairman, will discuss software-defined storage (SDS) and the software-defined data center (SDDC) with premier analyst firm, Forrester; global enterprise virtualized infrastructure leader, VMware; and leading digital cable television, telecommunications and Nexenta customer, Cox Communications.

This dynamic panel of industry experts will offer insights into how the software-defined approach enables customers to achieve greater flexibility, scalability and cost-effectiveness in a SDDC.

Attendees of this complimentary webinar will learn more about:

  • How SDS and hyper-convergence can ensure lower TCO and help organizations achieve the power, capacity and space efficiencies they need to operate the data center of the future
  • Challenges that face today’s modern infrastructures and how to solve them in respective arenas
  • The difference between real industry trends and the SDDC hype
  • Real world use cases and secrets of SDS

Additional details on the event can be found below.

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During the webinar, a Nexenta representative will be available via Twitter to answer any questions or comments. Attendees can share thoughts and engage with other webinar attendees by using #AskNexenta.

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Event Details

What: Nexenta, Forrester, VMware and Cox Communications Reveal the Secrets to Software-Defined Storage
When: July 29, 2015 at 10 a.m. PT  
Who: Tarkan Maner, CEO and Chairman at Nexenta; Henry Baltazar, Senior Analyst, Storage, Forrester; Pooja Virkud, Senior Product Marketing Manager, VMware; and Phil Bedard, Principal Design Engineer, Cox Communications

For more information and to register for this event, please visit:

 About Nexenta

Nexenta is the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS) with 6,000+ customers, 400+ partners, 30+ 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. 

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.

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Media Contacts:

Allison Darin
Director of Communications and Public Relations, Nexenta