Nexenta to Highlight Trends in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage to AGC’s 2016 Information Security and Broader Technology Growth Conference

Santa Clara, Calif.—February 29, 2016 —Nexenta (@Nexenta), the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS), today announced that CEO and Chairman, Tarkan Maner, will be moderating the Storage & Data Protection Panel at AGC’s 2016 Information Security and Broader Technology Growth Conference.

Tarkan will host the storage closing panel on Tuesday, March 1st at 3:30pm in San Francisco.  The panel will consist of executives from Geminare, Google, NetApp, Swiftstack, and Zadara. Tarkan plans to discuss elements that are driving the need for scale-out, distributed “new IT” infrastructures, software-defined storage and software-driven data center architectures running on low cost hardware.

AGC’s 12th Annual West Coast Technology Conference is one of the largest and most influential technology conferences in the U.S. drawing in over 1,600 technology entrepreneurs, investors and buyers over a two-day event. The conference will feature roughly 250 presentations by CEOs from the hottest public and private technology companies and 17 panel discussions on timely tech and investing trends moderated by industry leaders.

Additional details on the event can be found below.

Event Details

What: AGC’s 2016 Information Security and Broader Technology Growth Conference, February 29-March 1
Where: The Westin St. Francis on Union Square, San Francisco, CA
When:  3:30 p.m. PT, March 1, 2016
Who: Tarkan Maner, CEO and Chairman, 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, 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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Media Contacts:
Allison Darin
Director of Communications and Public Relations, Nexenta