Nexenta Open Software-Defined Storage Supports VMware via Participation and Sponsorship at VMware User Groups

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—April 13, 2016— Nexenta (@Nexenta), the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS), today announced its participation and sponsorship of two upcoming VMUG UserCons presented by VMware on April 14 in West Palm Beach, Fla. and on April 21 in San Diego, Calif.

VMware-Nexenta solutions offer enterprise customers several benefits including high performance, flexibility, simplicity and lower cost of ownership for the software-defined data center, all of which empower agile, scalable and sustainable architectures. Nexenta is a proud partner of VMware and has optimized its solution suite to support VMware ecosystems and deliver additional benefits to existing VMware customers. Additional information on these solutions can be found here

VMware User Group (VMUG) UserCon is a one day conference that brings together hundreds of VMware users to discuss the latest industry trends and topics, including virtualization, cloud computing and storage. Attendees get an inside look at VMware and partner products and services, and an opportunity to network with VMware experts, VMUG leaders and peers. VMUG is an independent, global, customer-led organization created to maximize members’ use of VMware and partner solutions through knowledge sharing, training, collaboration, and events. The group consists of more than 100,000 members worldwide.

Additional details on this event can be found below.

What: VMUG UserCon, South Florida
When: April 14, 2016 from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. ET
Where: Palm Beach Convention Center, 650 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33401

What: VMUG UserCon, San Diego
When: April 21, 2016 from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. PT
Where: Manchester Grand Hyatt, 1 Market Place, San Diego, CA 92101

Tweet this: .@nexenta to participate and sponsor @VMware’s @MyVMUG UserCons in South Florida & San Diego #OpenSDS #OpenSDx

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.

For more information, visit, www.nexenta.comTwitter, FacebookLinkedIn, and YouTube. Also, download the newly published Nexenta Special Edition Software Defined Data Centers (SDDC) for Dummies eBook.

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Allison Darin
Director of Communications and Public Relations, Nexenta

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