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Enterprise Strategy Group Research Verifies Nexenta's Software Defined Storage Combines High Availability With Dramatic CapEx and OpEx Savings

Nexenta (@Nexenta), the global leader in Software Defined Storage (#softwaredefinedstorage) (SDS), today announced that a new white paper from Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) is now available on Nexenta's newly-designed web site for users of the open source NexentaStor Community Edition.

The New Five 9's: Achieving Big Iron Storage Availability with Commodity Storage Hardware, sponsored by Nexenta, highlights the impact that Software Defined Storage has on IT professionals who struggle to maintain high availability amid escalating storage hardware costs.

"Big iron storage depends on hardware for its intelligence, and the more big iron that companies deploy, the more heterogeneous silos they will end up with at a time when silos represent everything inefficient about the current state of data management," said Terri McClure, Senior Analyst, ESG and author of the white paper. "The answer to this dilemma is found by putting a new layer on top of the stack – the software-defined storage (SDS) layer. Software Defined Storage is the cost effective wave of the future."

"Industry experts like ESG continue to find validation that Nexenta can offer both CapEx and OpEx savings that materially help contribute to the bottom line," said Tarkan Maner, CEO and Chairman of Nexenta. "Nexenta customers enjoy freedom from a single storage hardware vendor and experience a lower TCO without sacrificing high availability or performance."

To download the free white paper, visit: http://www.nexenta.com/company/resources/whitepapers/esg-five-9s

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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 www.nexenta.com, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.

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