Nexenta Honored with Four Awards at 2014 Golden Bridge Awards

Software-Defined Storage Leader Excels in Data Center and Storage Software Innovation

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – October 22, 2014 – Nexenta (@Nexenta), the global leader in Software-Defined Storage (SDS) (#softwaredefinedstorage), has earned multiple honors with the 2014 Golden Bridge Awards. Nexenta was the recipient of the prestigious 2014 Grand Pillar Award for its overall leadership in product innovations. In addition, NexentaStor won Gold for Storage Software Innovation, and two Silver medals in the following categories: Backup, Archive, Recovery and Data Center Innovations.

NexentaStor, Nexenta’s flagship Software-Defined Storage (SDS) platform, brings the economic benefits of SDS to high performance, low latency all flash block and file shared storage configurations.  For IT executives and storage administrators who have been grappling with new demands on high performance, enterprise-class storage environments, NexentaStor delivers unified file and block storage services, runs on industry standard hardware, scales from tens of terabytes to petabyte configurations, and includes all data management functionality by default.

“It’s an honor to be named a winner by Golden Bridge Awards and receive these “Oscars” for the business world,” said Tarkan Maner, Chairman and CEO of Nexenta. “These awards are a testament to Nexenta’s commitment to change how storage is managed and deployed.  The simplicity and manageability of our solutions combined with amazing economic benefits are a few of the many reasons why Nexenta continues to amaze judges and receive industry awards. " 

More than 40 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated and their average scores determined the 2014 Golden Bridge Business Awards winners. The winners were honored during the awards dinner and presentation on September 30, 2014 in San Francisco.  For full listing of winners, visit:

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About the Golden Bridge Awards

Golden Bridge Awards are an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring best companies in every major industry from large to small and new start-ups in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin-America, Best New Products and Services, Best Innovations, Management and Teams, Women in Business and the Professions, Case Studies, Customer Satisfaction, and PR and Marketing Campaigns from all over the world. Learn more about The Golden Bridge Awards at

About Nexenta

Nexenta is the global leader in Software-Defined Storage, delivering easy-to-use, secure and ultra-low cost storage software solutions. Nexenta solutions are hardware-, protocol-, and app-agnostic, providing innovation freedom and speed for organizations to realize the "true" benefits of Software-Defined Infrastructure-centric Cloud Computing. Nexenta enables workloads 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. Founded around an "open source” platform and industry-disruptive vision, Nexenta delivers its award- and patent-winning software-only unified storage management solutions with a global partner network. 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.


Allison Darin
Nexenta Systems