Nexenta Nominated for Seven Storage Awards at The Storries XI

Nexenta Nominated for Seven Storage Awards at The Storries XI

Santa Clara, Calif. — June 3, 2014 — Nexenta (@Nexenta), the global leader in Software-Defined Storage (#softwaredefinedstorage) (SDS), today announced it has been nominated for seven awards at the UK Storage Awards (Storries XI). With five nominations for its NexentaStor SDS solution, the awards demonstrate how businesses of all sizes are relying on Nexenta to facilitate the mounting shift towards a Software-Defined Data Centre.

NexentaStor 4.0 is an award-winning SDS solution and a key building block of the Software Defined Data Centre. It offers enterprise capabilities for data integrity and workload performance, providing customers the flexibility to select their storage operating system independently from the hardware on which it runs.

The nominations for NexentaStor 4.0 are as follows:

  • One to watch – Product Award
  • Value for Money Award</li>
  • Storage Virtualisation Product of the Year
  • Big Data Company of the Year
  • Storage Product of the Year

The other nominations are:

  • Storage Company of the Year
    Nexenta is the global leader in Software-Defined Storage and delivers secure, easily managed, highly available, reliable, and scalable storage software solutions via ultra-low TCO.
  • Service to Industry Award
    Tarkan Maner, Chairman and CEO, Nexenta has been nominated for his services to the storage industry.

Tarkan Maner, Chairman and CEO, said: “These nominations prove that Nexenta is at the forefront of the Software-Defined Data Center movement. Our SDS solutions have already disrupted legacy storage vendors globally. Nexenta offers major enterprise business benefits for organisations that are sick and tired of being tied in to inflexible, Massive Expensive Storage Systems (MESS) and are ready to make a change for the future.”

The Storries, now in their 11th year, offer readers of the UK’s Storage Magazine the chance to reward outstanding products, services and people within the industry. To cast your votes visit: The winners will be announced June 12th at the Grand Connaught Rooms, London.

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 "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.


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