Nexenta Showcases Industry Leading Open Source-Driven Software-Defined Storage Solutions at the Fifth Annual ITPalooza 2016 in South Florida

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Dec. 7, 2016Nexenta (@Nexenta), the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS), today announced it will showcase its unified product portfolio for file, block and object storage at  the 5th Annual ITPalooza on Thursday, December 8th at the Signature Grand in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

In booth #81, Nexenta will demonstrate how its agile OpenSDS solutions deliver the ideal foundation for data-intensive deployments across the enterprise with these products:

  • NexentaFusion 1.0 provides simplified scaling and management through a single pane for reporting, monitoring, analytics, and orchestration for your storage assets.
  • NexentaStor 5.0 delivers unified file (NFS and SMB) and block (FC and iSCSI) storage services, and runs on industry standard hardware supporting all-flash, hybrid, and all-disk, scaling from tens of terabytes to petabyte configurations, and includes all data management functionality by default.
  • NexentaEdge 1.1 the industry’s first software-only scale out block and object solution  designed from the ground-up to deliver high performance and limitless scalability to next generation OpenStack clouds, petabyte scale active archives and Big Data applications. 
  • NexentaConnect for VMware Virtual SAN provides file services for VMware Virtual SAN™ (VSAN) environments, provides users with NFS and SMB access on top of existing Virtual SAN for a software hyper-convergence model.

ITPalooza is a not-for-profit annual conference for South Florida's IT Community organized by the IT Community for the IT Community. The South Florida Technology Alliance (SFTA), a non-profit organization which has promoted the growth, success and awareness of the South Florida technology community for 20+ years, will again lead the ITPalooza core organizing team.

Attendees of ITPalooza South Florida can participate within the exhibition area starting at 7:30am ET on December 8th. There will be a morning keynote from Bill Mann, Senior VP of Products and Chief Product Officer at Centrify and afternoon keynote with Ed Omland, Global Head of Growth Partner Segment at AWS. In addition to the hiring fair, technical sessions and vendor exhibits, ITPalooza will feature a dedicated management track focused on the unique needs of CIOs and other top-level IT Executives.

As a non-profit group, ITPalooza gives attendees an option to pay for attendance by donating toys to the Marine "Toys for Tots" Foundation, with previous years raising over $150,000 in total donations of toys and cash.

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About Nexenta
Nexenta is the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS). Founded in 2005 with 6,000+ customers and more than 1,500 petabytes of storage under management, our privately held company delivers 100% Software-based storage solutions, providing organizations with Total Freedom to choose an easy-to-use, secure and ultra-low cost storage solution to fit their needs.  Nexenta enables everyday apps; from the Internet of Things to Big Data; from OpenStack to CloudStack – and 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 24x7 - around the globe - service and support. Nexenta has an All Love approach with its global partner network, including solution integration with top hardware partners to deliver validated and certified OpenSDS solutions to fit your business requirements.

For more information, download the Nexenta Overview and visit, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube. Also, download the Nexenta Special Edition Software Defined Data Centers (SDDC) for Dummies eBook.

Nexenta, NexentaStor, NexentaConnect, NexentaEdge and NexentaFusion are trademarks or registered trademarks of Nexenta Systems Inc., in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks, service marks and company names mentioned in this document are properties of their respective owners.

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Nexenta Contact:
Allison Darin
Director of Marketing & PR