Nexenta to Present Market Leadership and Innovation in Open Software-Defined Storage at Wipro Global Leadership Conference 2015

Santa Clara, Calif.—April 29, 2015—Nexenta (@Nexenta), the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS),today announced its sponsorship and CEO Presentation at the Wipro Global Sales Leadership Conference 2015, April 29th – May 2nd at the Hilton Orlando. 


Tarkan Maner, Nexenta CEO and Chairman, will be delivering a presentation on strategies for redefining IT infrastructures to accelerate and manage growth in today’s big data economy by leveraging Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage. He will deliver his presentation during the afternoon track on day three of the conference, May 1.


Tarkan will offer perspective on trending topics within the broader IT industry including Cloud, Big Data, Mobile, Internet of Things (IoT) and Open Source. Distributed “new IT” infrastructures and software-driven data center architectures running on low cost hardware are driving the need for scale-out. By offering insight on open source software-defined storage and data centers, Tarkan will disclose how companies can capitalize via OpenSDS integration.


"Skyrocketing storage hardware costs are effecting IT organizations around the world, but there is a way to stem the tide," said Tarkan Maner, Chairman and CEO at Nexenta. "With strong partners like Wipro, who share our support of open source-driven software defined storage and open data center technologies, Nexenta can deliver ultra-low costs, fast-time to market and improved risk management for Wipro and its customers.  We're thrilled to support Wipro and to take part in this week's leadership event."


The Wipro Global Sales Leadership Conference brings together Wipro’s top leadership along with its global sales, delivery, practice and functional leadership to chart out the next steps for growth across industry verticals, service lines and geographies. The conference will feature sessions from champions across the globe, focusing on how the corporate world is reimagining and redefining itself in responding to new disruptions and the connected consumers they empower.

"Wipro's Global Sales Leadership Conference is a key platform to reimagine and redefine our go-to-market strategies. This year, we have launched an exclusive partner forum that will set the stage for an exchange of ideas with our technology partners. We are delighted to have Nexenta’s CEO, Tarkan Maner as one of our guest speakers and look forward to his views on how open source-driven software-defined storage will be the lynchpin for success in the digital world”, said Naveen Rajdev, Chief Marketing Officer, Wipro Ltd.


As a key sponsor at the event, Nexenta will participate in Wipro’s exclusive “Winning Together” Partner Forum, building thought leadership and enabling go-to-market strategies to re-imagine, redefine and #OwntheFuture.


Additional details on the event can be found below.


Event Details

What: Wipro Global Sales Leadership Conference 2015, April 29-May 2
Where: Hilton Orlando, Florida
When: 2:00 p.m. ET, May 1, 2015
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, 1,000+ partners, 30+ patents, and more than 1,000 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, www.nexenta.comTwitterFacebookLinkedIn 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



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