Nexenta Systems Honored for Bringing Differentiated Offerings to Market with 2015 Cloud Computing Excellence Award

NexentaStor Brings Innovation in Open Source-Driven Software Defined Storage to Cloud Computing

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—August 20, 2015— Nexenta (@Nexenta), the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS), today announced that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named NexentaStor, which delivers unified file (NFS and SMB) and block (FC and iSCSI) storage services, as a 2015 Cloud Computing Excellence Award winner.

The Cloud Computing Excellence Award, presented by Cloud Computing magazine, recognizes companies that have most effectively leveraged cloud computing in their efforts to bring new, differentiated offerings to market. 

“In developing NexentaStor, we aimed to leverage the cloud to deliver the flexibility and scalability that growing storage environments demand,” said Michael Letschin, Field CTO at Nexenta. “We are honored that Cloud Computing magazine and TMC have recognized this achievement by awarding NexentaStor in Cloud Computing Excellence.”

NexentaStor is the company’s flagship OpenSDS platform with thousands of successful deployments worldwide, delivering customers increased flexibility, reduced storage costs and simplified management capabilities. The platform offers unified file and block storage services, eliminates vendor lock-in and is a critical ingredient for enterprises make the move to a Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC).

“Recognizing leaders in the advancement of cloud computing, TMC is proud to announce NexentaStor as a recipient of the Fifth Annual Cloud Computing Excellence Award,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “Nexenta Systems, Inc. is being honored for their achievement in bringing innovation and excellence to the market, while leveraging the latest technology trends.”              

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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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About TMC

TMC is a global, integrated media company that supports clients' goals by building communities in print, online, and face to face. TMC publishes multiple magazines including Cloud Computing, IoT Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony. TMCnet is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by 1.5 million unique visitors monthly. TMC produces a variety of trade events, including ITEXPO, the world's leading business technology event, as well as industry events: 2015 Connecticut Mobile Summit; Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; DevCon5 - HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; Drone Zone 360; IoT Evolution Conference & Expo; IoT Evolution Developers Conference; IoT Evolution Fog, Analytics & Data Conference; IoT Evolution Connected Transportation Conference; IoT Evolution Connected Home & Building Conference; MSP Expo; NFV Expo;   SIP Trunking, Unified Communications & WebRTC Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo featuring Fitness and Sports Wearable Technology (FAST) Expo; WebRTC Conference & Expo; and more.

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Director of Communications and Public Relations, Nexenta

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