|[April 07, 2014]
Nexenta Disrupts Storage Market With the First Enterprise-Class Software Defined Storage Solution
SANTA CLARA, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
(@Nexenta), the global leader in Software Defined Storage
(#softwaredefinedstorage) (SDS), today announced NexentaStor 4.0 is
generally available worldwide at www.nexenta.com/nexentastor.
This latest version of NexentaStor delivers significant performance,
reliability and functionality improvements to the award-winning SDS
solution, having passed through rigorous engineering, customer and
partner testing with flying colors. NexentaStor will continue to be
available in two editions: Community Edition (free,
full-featured, community supported software for configurations up to
18TB), and Enterprise Edition (licensed by the size of the
storage pool). NexentaStor 4.0 is Citrix and VMware Ready and certified
to run on a variety of reference hardware configurations from strategic
technology and channel partners.
Building on its leadership position in the emerging, high-growth
Software-Defined Storage market, Nexenta delivers on its promise of
providing software with SMARTS - ever higher levels of Security,
Manageability, Availability, Reliability, lower TCO, and Scalability.
NexentaStor 4.0 also delivers:
• Scaling to petabyte system capacities
• Seamless handling of
intermittently faulty devices
• Guided wizards for system setup and
• Over 50% reduction in HA failover times
• 4X faster performance
512GB dynamic read cache per head
• Native SMB 2.1 support in
addition to NFS, FC and iSCSI
• Redesigned periodic asynchronous replication
• Illumos kernel
• Deeper VMware, Windows, and OpenStack integrations
"Nexenta has been delivering innovation in Software Defined Storage
since its inception - with the release of NexentaStor 4.0, we're taking
a big step forward and delivering rock solid, full featured, enterprise
grade solutions," said Tarkan Maner, Chairman and CEO of Nexenta.
"Customers anticipating this release will find that it delivers on our
promise for a simpler, more manageable, high performance product. And
this is just the beginning!"
See NexentaStor 4.0 in action, a full line up of leading industry
speakers, and Nexenta's other SDS solutions at OpenSDx
Summit EMEA (@OpenSDx)
on April 9 at the DoubleTree Hotel, Amsterdam Central Station in
Other leading SDx vendors, such as 2Source4, Cisco, Citrix, Dell (News - Alert), HGST,
Proact, and SanDisk, and others, will be in attendance to tell their
stories, share product direction and SDx influence, and discuss topics
from adoption strategies, to end user pitfalls, to the open source vs.
legacy systems debate and much more.
What: Nexenta OpenSDx
When: April 9, 2014,
09:00 - 17:30 CET
Hotel Amsterdam Centraal Station, Oosterdoksstraat 4
here to register for the event. Registration includes entrance to
all presentations, lunch and cocktail hour.
For more information on NexentaStor 4.0, please read the February 2014 announcement.
Nexenta is the global leader in Software Defined Storage, delivering
easy-to-use, secure and ultra-low cost storage software for enterprises.
Nexenta solutions are hardware-, protocol-, workload-, 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 Media
to Mobility; from Internet of Things to Big Data; from OpenStack and
CloudStack to Do-It-Yourself Cloud deployments. Founded on 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.
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