Nexenta Wins "Big Data Company of the Year" Award at The Storage Awards 2014

Nexenta Wins “Big Data Company of the Year” Award at The Storage Awards 2014

Nexenta’s Software-Defined Storage Platform Optimizes Big Data Applications

London, UK — June 17, 2014 — Nexenta (@Nexenta), the global leader in Software-Defined Storage (#softwaredefinedstorage) (SDS), today announced that it won the ‘Big Data Company of the Year’ award at The Storage Awards 2014.

The award ceremony was held at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London. Now in its 11th year, the annual event offers readers of Storage Magazine (UK) the chance to reward outstanding and innovative products, services and people. The win for Nexenta illustrates how businesses of all sizes are realising the undeniable benefits of using its SDS solutions to support their growing data challenges.

Tarkan Maner, Chairman and CEO, Nexenta, said: “The storage industry is evolving quickly and Nexenta is at the forefront with its innovative SDS solutions that help enterprises globally to break free from the shackles of the MESS (massively expensive storage systems). Big Data is an important area of focus for us – SDS solutions provide a flexible architecture for large data stores where critical data can be transformed into valuable business intelligence, fast. We are delighted to have received this award from the readers of Storage Magazine who reinforce our belief that Nexenta is at the forefront of the Software-Defined Data Centre movement.”

As the inventor and global leader of Software-Defined Storage solutions, Nexenta offers enterprises a choice and openness, massive scalability and superior high performance. Growing customer and partner numbers globally are proof that Nexenta’s ultra scalable, cloud and virtualisation-optimised storage solutions are in demand and going mainstream. This is because they resolve some of the biggest challenges in IT today including many of the challenges associated with big data, but at a lower cost of ownership than all of the traditional legacy storage providers.

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.