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Nexenta to Present and Showcase Software Defined Storage Solutions at 451 Research’s Hosting and Cloud Transformation Summit 2014

Nexenta (@Nexenta), the global leader in Software Defined Storage (#softwaredefinedstorage) (SDS), today announced that it is a Gold Sponsor of the Hosting and Cloud Transformation Summit, organised by 451 Research.

Storage is a top of mind issue for the growing number of cloud and hosting service providers looking to provide large-scale, highly flexible solutions at an attractive price point. Software Defined Storage will help take the cloud to the next level and enable end users to achieve the Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI) they seek. By leveraging SDS to embark on the journey to SDI, these agile service providers will help deliver greater performance, better reliability, and lower TCO to their industry-leading end users.

Nexenta’s Chairman and CEO Tarkan Maner will present an engaging and thought provoking session on how Software Defined Storage is a key building block toward the Software Defined Enterprise of the future. Using real life examples he will illustrate how Nexenta’s solutions are supporting cloud and hosting providers globally, including underpinning the largest public cloud in Korea, which is currently over 120 petabytes.

  • 451 Research Hosting & Cloud Transformation Summit
  • Landmark Hotel, London
  • April 1st & 2nd

HCTS examines how stakeholders and professionals can take advantage of infrastructure and facilities, managed hosting and cloud, social enterprise and consumerisation trends to create a suitable IT infrastructure.

The summit includes a line up of engaging and informative speakers, from 451 Research fellows like Simon Robinson to IT industry heavyweights at companies such as HSBC, DH Capital, UBS, Latisys and Nexenta. Attending will be executives from the hosting, cloud computing, data centre and Internet infrastructure sectors.

“Organisations need credible insight into the many infrastructure options available to them and 451 Research really understands the marketplace,” said Jill Orhun, VP, Marketing at Nexenta. “The hosting and cloud industry needs flexible, innovative and low cost solutions to deliver the efficiency, performance and scalability their end users demand; gains from SDS/SDI will deliver competitive advantage to the industry leaders in this growing market.”

451 Research’s Simon Robinson will also be presenting at Nexenta’s OpenSDx Summit in Amsterdam on the 9th April. To find out more please visit

About Nexenta

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 to Do-It-Yourself 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, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.

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