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Nexenta Showcases New Partnerships and Disruptive Software-Defined Data Center Solutions at VMworld 2014

Nexenta (@Nexenta), the global leader of Software-Defined Storage (SDS) (#softwaredefinedstorage) solutions, today announced that the company, as a Platinum Sponsor, will be showcasing a disruptive and comprehensive Software-Defined Storage portfolio along with new and innovative products and partnerships at VMworld® 2014, August 24th- 28th at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

“We are excited to host Nexenta as a Platinum sponsor this year at VMworld 2014,” said Alberto Farronato, Director, Product Marketing at VMware. “Nexenta’s Software-Defined Storage solutions coupled with VMware VDI solutions deliver an advanced category of features and benefits such as high performance, low TCO, and improved manageability, flexibility and efficiency.”

VMworld 2014 attendees can find Nexenta in booth 1713 to see all of Nexenta’s SDS solutions in action including NexentaConnect for VMware Horizon View®, for VMware® Virtual SAN™, NexentaStor 4.1, and the recently announced NexentaEdge, the industry’s first software-only scale out block and object storage solution. Nexenta’s booth will include joint solutions from partners like Cisco, Dell, Fujitsu, HGST, Mirantis, SanDisk, Seagate, Supermicro, and Wipro. You’ll also find Nexenta presenters within the Cisco and Citrix booths.

At VMworld 2014 breakout sessions, Nexenta executives and customers will share lessons learned and use cases on virtualization, Software-Defined Storage and the move to a Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC). In addition to below sessions, Nexenta will hold daily product and strategy sessions at its booth.

Session ID: 3036 - Software-Defined Everything. The Next Big Thing.

Monday, August 25th at 1:00-2:00 pm
Speakers include:

• Tarkan Maner, Chairman and CEO at Nexenta

• Douglas Soltesz, VP and CIO at Budd Van Lines

• Randy Bias, Founder and CEO at Cloudscaling

• Sam Greenblatt, VP and CTO at Dell ESG

• Boris Renski, Co-Founder and CMO at Mirantis

• Aditya Fotedar, CIO at Nexenta

• Ravi Swaminathan, GM, Emerging Storage Solutions at SanDisk

• Dan Cordingley, CEO at Teradici

• Akhil Ahuja Managing Director, Head of Systems Investment Banking at Wells Fargo Securities, LLC

• Amit Puri, Presale Head – Open Source Practice at Wipro

Session ID: 1421 - Healthy and Smart Data Management Practices

Monday, August 25th at 3:30-4:30 pm
Speakers include:

• Michael Letschin, Director of Product Development at Nexenta  

• Dario Ferreira, Executive Vice President at CentriNet Corporation

• Randy Phelps, Director of IT at East Side Union High School District

• Joseph Little, Principal Systems Architect at Stanford University

• Bill Hudson, Sr. Healthcare Strategist at VMware

• Matthew Openshaw, Infrastructure Architect, Information Technology Services at Yale New Haven

Session ID: 3032 - Deploying VDI with Software-Defined Storage and Hyper-convergence

Tuesday, August 26th at 5:30-6:30 pm
Speakers include:

• Michael Letschin, Director of Product Development at Nexenta

• Swaroop Dutta, Virtual SAN Product Manager at VMware

Nexenta Annual VMworld 2014 Customer and Partner Party on Tuesday, August 26th at the St. Regis Hotel. For registration, please RSVP here.

This year a special CASH promotion is included in the VMworld registration bags. You can find more information about this opportunity, along with Nexenta’s daily prize drawings, at the booth.

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 the "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 www.nexenta.com, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube. Also, download the newly published Nexenta Special Edition Software Defined Data Centers (SDDC) for Dummies eBook.

VMware, VMware Virtual SAN, VMworld and VMware Horizon View are registered trademarks or trademarks of VMware, Inc. in the United States and other jurisdictions. The use of the word “partner” or “partnership” does not imply a legal partnership relationship between VMware and any other company.

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