Nexenta, ScaleMatrix, IDC and Other Leading Cloud Technology Providers to Collaborate at San Diego Technology Symposium

Key Topics Include Open Source Collaboration and Software Defined Data Center Innovation

Santa Clara, Calif.--October 13, 2015Nexenta (@Nexenta) the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS), today announced that Chairman and CEO, Tarkan Maner, will join Chris Orlando, Co-Founder and CSMO at ScaleMatrix, and Eric Burgener, Research Director at IDC, to present at the San Diego Technology Symposium (#SDTech15), hosted by ScaleMatrix.

These industry experts will share insights on the Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) market landscape and how mobility, big data and cloud computing are driving demand for greater flexibility, scalability and a more efficient data center.  They’ll discuss why companies are forced to look at everything from networking and storage through a new Software-Defined lens to address this explosive growth of data, and how this has led to enterprise IT becoming more and more of a hybrid patchwork – with on premise, hosted data centers, and cloud solutions all playing a key role.  A livestream of this keynote discussing latest market data, customer case studies, and fresh perspectives will be available on the event web site and Nexenta’s web site.

The San Diego Technology Symposium is a high impact event aimed at combining relevant and timely content sessions, conducted by recognized industry leaders, with an exciting technology fair and premium networking session. Attendees will first have the opportunity to hear from innovative industry pioneers on key topics such as IoT, Big Data and software-defined everything. The event will conclude with a premiere networking session and a technology fair featuring the latest and greatest from a variety of cutting-edge networking, connectivity, storage, compute, and security providers. 

“We are excited to welcome Tarkan and the Nexenta team to our annual Technology Symposium,” said Chris Orlando, Co-Founder and CSMO at ScaleMatrix. “Nexenta is a trusted partner of ScaleMatrix and will offer attendees valuable insight on the software-defined data center (SDDC).”

“ScaleMatrix and Nexenta share a strategic relationship built on superior results in the data center,” said Tarkan Maner, Chairman and CEO at Nexenta. “I am excited to join Chris and storage expert, Eric Burgener, to discuss the Software-Defined options customers now have, including the efficiencies of OpenSDS.” 

ScaleMatrix is a Hybrid Service Provider delivering an array of cloud, colocation, managed services, data protection and connectivity under one simple umbrella. As developers of ground- breaking data center efficiency technology, our company offers a cutting edge product catalog with white-glove support services at market prices which benefit from these proprietary cost- saving innovations. With a focus on helping clients choose the right platform and performance criteria for a variety of IT workloads, ScaleMatrix aims to be a one-stop shop for those looking to simplify and reliably manage development, production, and disaster recovery workloads with a single partner.

Additional details on this event, including the conference agenda, can be found below.

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Event Details

What: ScaleMatrix San Diego Technology Symposium
Where: ScaleMatrix Headquarters, 5775 Kearny Villa Rd, San Diego, CA 92123
When: October 15, 2015 at 3:15pm PT
Who: Tarkan Maner, Chairman and CEO, Nexenta; Chris Orlando, Co-Founder and CSMO, Scale Matrix; and Eric Burgener, Research Director, Storage, IDC
Title: From Software-Defined Data Centers to Cloud Services, How Enterprise IT Has Transformed to a Hybrid World

Join the Livestream: Tech Symposium web site and Nexenta’s web site

Conference agenda:                                              

About Nexenta

Nexenta is the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS) with 6,000+ customers, 400+ partners, 33 patents, and more than 1,200 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. 

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Director of Communications and Public Relations, Nexenta