Nexenta Showcases Next Generation Of Software-Defined Storage (SDS) Solutions For The Cloud Of The Future

London, UK and Santa Clara, CA—March 9, 2015—Nexenta (@Nexenta), the global leader in Open-Source driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS), today announced that it will be exhibiting at Cloud Expo Europe on March 11-12 2015, at the London Excel Center. At booth #700, Nexenta will be showcasing its award winning enterprise storage software solutions,  NexentaStor™, NexentaConnect™ for VMware Virtual SAN, and NexentaEdge.

The cloud enables businesses to mobilize and connect their workforces in a host of innovative ways. Optimizing Cloud relies on a Software-Defined Data Center foundation, with Software-Defined Storage solutions. Nexenta’s SDS solutions leverage open source collaboration and Software-Defined Storage innovation (OpenSDS) to support multi-petabyte cloud deployments, as organizations globally build Software-Defined Data Centers of the future.

With a combination of performance, reliability and a lower TCO, Nexenta’s SDS solutions are taking the cloud market by storm. At the Cloud Expo event in London, Nexenta will be demonstrating:

NexentaStor, Nexenta’s flagship solution, a scalable storage platform, which is already deployed in hundreds of cloud service providers around the world, provides the resilience required for cloud and enterprise applications. It offers increased flexibility and agility, simplifies management and dramatically reduces costs without compromising on availability, reliability or functionality.
NexentaConnect for VMware Virtual SAN is ideally suited for small to medium enterprises cloud platforms and offers high performance snapshots and clones, rack awareness for greater resiliency and expanded scalability. It also simplifies and streamlines the provisioning of file services offering twice the performance without paying for expensive external storage arrays.
NexentaEdge, the industry’s most efficient software-only scale out object, block and file solution in the market for OpenStack clouds and Big Data applications. Taking a holistic approach to cloud storage architecture, NexentaEdge integrates with Software -efined Networks (SDN) to deliver groundbreaking performance.  NexentaEdge will be available within the next 30 days.

Michael Letschin, Director of Product Marketing, Nexenta will be presenting at SNIA Europe’s Presentation. The presentation entitled, “Bringing Clarity to the Software-Defined World” will take place on Thursday, March 12 at 11.15-11.40 in the Software-Defined Data Center and Networks Theatre.

Nexenta will also be hosting a panel discussion focused on how the Software-Defined Data Center can reduce Capex and Opex whilst improving performance, security and reliability within a cloud. Michael Letschin will moderate the panel, featuring influential analysts as well as Nexenta customers and partners who already utilize Software-Defined Storage within their IT infrastructures.

“Cloud Expo Europe is the perfect platform for Nexenta, as a significant portion of our revenues come from cloud hosting providers,” Mark Jordan, GM, VP of EMEA states. “With our complete Software-Defined Storage portfolio, and recent updates to NexentaConnect for VMware VSAN and the launch of NexentaEdge, we’re excited to showcase what’s in store for Nexenta’s SDS portfolio in the coming year.  Our customers will be speaking about how the SDDC can reduce costs, while improving on performance, security and reliability.”

Panel session: Can SDDC Reduce Capex/Opex and improve performance, security and reliability?

When: Thursday, March 12 at 15.00-15.45

Where: Keynote Theatre

Moderator: Michael Letschin, Director of Product Marketing at Nexenta

·       Simon Robinson, Research VP Storage at 451 Research

·       Alex Cruz Farmer, Group Technical Director at C4L

·       Simon Green, Technical Director at Wirehive

·       Sam Greenblatt, Chief Technologist in Residence at Nexenta

·       Sim Upadhyayula, Director Solutions Enablement, Supermirco

·       Tom Stockwell, Head of Product, Vodafone Cloud and Hosting

Services, Vodafone

“The cloud service market is developing at such a fast pace that a vendor must differentiate its solution in the market. Nexenta has done this very well with NexentaStor.  The solution is fast, reliable and flexible to support any organizations solution and most importantly it is cost effective. Organizations are always on the lookout for a solution that can perform at the highest level at a competitive price, and this is what Nexenta is doing for us,” said Alex Cruz Farmer, Group Technical Director, C4L, the leading collocation specialists.

Simon Green, Technical Director at Wirehive, digital agency hosting specialists commented, “In the cloud services market, organizations want efficiency and flexibility from their storage solutions. As a partner of Nexenta, Wirehive is benefitting from lower TCO, higher performance and reliability allowing us to compete with our competitors. It’s certainly made my life a lot easier.”

On Tuesday March 10th, Nexenta will be hosting a Tech Briefing to educate and update the channel. This event is exclusive to Nexenta’s channel partners and will feature a technical preview of Nexenta’s latest technologies. An in-depth Q&A will allow attendees to get answers to the most technical questions from the Software-Defined Storage experts.

In addition to exhibiting at the event, Nexenta will be hosting its exclusive OpenSDx VIP Reception.  Come join an evening of networking, fine food and drinks.

Venue: Sunborn London, Royal Victoria Dock, London, EI6 1XL

Time & Date: Wednesday, March 11th 18.00-20.30


Register here for Cloud Expo Europe.

Tweet this: .@Nexenta presents #SDS @CloudExpoEurope at booth #700. Don’t miss @mletschin host ‘Can SDDC reduce CAPEX/OPEX costs?’ #OpenSDS

Further Resources:

NexentaStor datasheet
NexentaConnect VMware vSAN datasheet
NexentaConnect for VMware Horizon datasheet
NexentaEdge datasheet

About Nexenta

Nexenta is the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS) with 6,000+ customers, 1,000+ partners, 30+ patents, and more than 1,000 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.

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.

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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