Nexenta Receives 2014 Business Intelligence Group Award for Business

Leader in Software-Defined Storage Honored for Product Excellence

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – October 23, 2014  – Nexenta (@Nexenta), the global leader in Software-Defined Storage (SDS) (#softwaredefinedstorage), today announced that Business Intelligence Group (BIG) has announced NexentaStor, Nexenta's flagship Software-Defined Storage platform, as the Product of the Year in IT and Telecom.  The annual BIG Innovation Awards reward innovative and creative solutions to business challenges.  The latest release of NexentaStor was recently announced at VMworld in San Francisco, and highlights new support for All Flash Arrays and improved VMware integration.

NexentaStor brings the economic benefits of Software-Defined Storage 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 of high performance, enterprise-class storage environments, NexentaStor introduces all-SSD reference architectures with inline data de-duplication plus  compression and support for the latest hardware.

“The winners this year epitomize what is going right with companies,” said Russ Fordyce, Managing Director of the Business Intelligence Group. “The sheer amount of innovation and the renewed attention to the customer experience was a common theme. We are incredibly proud to reward each and every winner and finalist.”

"This award recognizes the continued efforts of our team at Nexenta to meet our customer’s ever-growing storage requirements driven by trends like virtualization, mobility, social media, the Internet of Things, and Big Data," said Tarkan Maner, Chairman and CEO of Nexenta. "The simplicity, manageability, and scalability 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.”

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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.

About Business Intelligence Group

The Business Intelligence Group was founded with a mission of recognizing true talent and superior performance in the business world. Unlike other industry award programs, business people, those with experience and knowledge, judge the BIG Awards. The organization’s proprietary and unique scoring system selectively measures performance across multiple business domains and then rewards those companies whose achievements stand above their peers.


Allison Darin
Nexenta Systems