Nexenta Receives 2014 Cloud Computing Storage Excellence Award for Software-Defined Object Storage

NexentaEdge Scale Out Block and Object Storage Honored for Innovation

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – October 13, 2014 — Nexenta (@Nexenta), the global leader of Software-Defined Storage (SDS) (#softwaredefinedstorage) solutions, today announced that TMC’s Cloud Computing Magazine has named NexentaEdge as a 2014 Cloud Computing Storage Excellence Award winner. NexentaEdge is the industry’s first software-only scale out block and object storage solution.

The Cloud Storage Excellence Award recognizes companies that have introduced or improved cloud storage solutions. NexentaEdge was announced at VMworld 2014 in San Francisco, where attendees had an opportunity to view the product first hand.

NexentaEdge is designed to deliver high performance global inline deduplication on petabyte scale clusters. NexentaEdge is ideally suited for next-generation open source cloud infrastructures and Big Data repositories requiring performance, scale and low total cost of ownership. NexentaEdge helps enterprises store and manage the growing amount of unstructured data including film, medical images, graphic designs and cloud backup/archive. The solution allows users to store any amount of data in a single, highly available repository with industry leading TCO thanks to inline data deduplication functionality.

Congratulations to Nexenta for its ability to show maturity and expansion of the cloud storage market through innovation and product quality,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC.  “We are pleased to present NexentaEdge with a Cloud Storage Excellence Award for its commitment to advancing cloud storage solutions.

"The Cloud Computing Storage Excellence Award is another indication of the relentless work of our team at Nexenta to fundamentally change how storage is managed and deployed," said Tarkan Maner, Chairman and CEO of Nexenta. “NexentaEdge extends our disruptive technology capabilities, providing enterprises and cloud service providers with scale, performance and TCO from block and file to object storage on any platform and for any workload or app.  We are thrilled with this accolade, and will continue to innovate our solution offerings to meet the broad range of our customers' storage needs."

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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 "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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