|[February 10, 2014]
Leading Healthcare Network Selects Nexenta Software Defined Storage and VMware Virtualization Solutions to Deliver Innovative Private Cloud
SANTA CLARA, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
(@Nexenta), the global leader in Software Defined Storage (SDS)
(#softwaredefinedstorage), today announced that Yale New Haven Hospital,
one of the nation's leading healthcare innovators, has selected
NexentaConnect™ as their storage solution for the innovative private
The VMware Horizon View, Cisco (News - Alert) UCS and NexentaConnect solution provide
Yale with one platform, one architecture, one solution for an innovative
cloud deployment. This integrated offering has been validated in the
Cisco IVT (Interoperability Verification Testing) Lab, and demonstrated
increased desktop density, thereby eliminating crippling I/O
bottlenecks. This integrated offering delivered a solution that met
Yale's aggressive budget expectations.
Nexenta worked with ePlus, a leading provider of advanced technology
solutions and a valued partner of both VMware and Cisco, to successfully
deploy thousands of virtual desktops across multiple industries and
"We were faced with a significant challenge at Yale," said Dave Franco
and Matt Openshaw, System Managers, Yale New Haven Hospital. "We needed
a solution that was high performance, scalable and cost effective. Wit
an Integrated Solution including NexentaConnect we were able to have a
single architecture that met the needs of our users. We were very
pleased with both the solution and the support we received from all the
vendors in this project."
"Working with Nexenta to meet Yale's requirements has been a great
experience," said Mason Uyeda, Senior Director, End-User
Computing-Solution Marketing and Management, VMware. "Yale has a great
reputation of being at the leading edge of technology adoption. Their
implementation of Horizon View was a great endorsement of our solution
and the NexentaConnect assures that storage challenges will not be an
Jim Fitzgerald, Vice President of Business Development, Nexenta states,
"NexentaConnect delivers on all the promise of Software Defined Storage.
The NexentaConnect deployment tool allowed Yale to define their storage
needs, which then enabled the software to intelligently synch the
storage and desktops for deployment, and monitor the storage with
real-time feedback to synch the entire environment. Software Defined
Storage for desktop virtualization and all applications is the future
and Yale is showing the way in the healthcare industry."
NexentaConnect provides a 38x physical SAN data retrieval reduction, a
2.5x SAN write I/O reduction and a 72 percent increase in VM density per
host. It is able to do this by effectively utilizing compression,
de-duplication and advanced caching methods that are core design
characteristics of NexentaConnect. Additionally, NexentaConnect's
application defined deployment tools are the industry's first
implementation of true Software Defined Storage, allowing the IT manager
to define the needs of the applications and then having NexentaConnect
automatically deploy the storage for the maximum performance and benefit.
Nexenta is the inventor and global leader in Software Defined Storage.
Nexenta delivers secure, easily-managed, highly available, reliable, and
scalable storage software solutions via ultra-low TCO. Nexenta solutions
are hardware-, protocol-, workload-, and app-agnostic, providing
innovation freedom for organizations to realize "true" benefits of Cloud
Computing via virtualization-enabled Software Defined Data Centers.
Nexenta enables workloads from rich media-driven Social Media to
Mobility; from Internet of Things to Big Data. Built on an "open source
platform," Nexenta delivers award- and patent-winning software-only
unified storage management solutions with a global channel partner
network. For more information, visit www.nexenta.com.
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