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Nexenta CEO to Conduct Tweetchat on Software-Defined Data Center Trends

Nexenta (@Nexenta), the global leader in Software-Defined Storage (#softwaredefinedstorage) (SDS), today announced an upcoming tweetchat featuring CEO and Chairman Tarkan Maner. Entitled "Software-Defined Everything: The Next Big Thing," Mr. Maner will answer any and all questions related to the disruptive trend around Software-Defined Storage, networking and data centers.

Details are as follows:


"Software-Defined Everything: The Next Big Thing"


June 23, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Pacific Time

Hosted by:



Tarkan Maner, @TarkanManer

Tweetchat handle: Use #NexentaAMA to follow/participate in the chat

Chatroom real-time link: http://tweetchat.com/room/nexentaAMA

Throughout the technology industry, many ideas and innovations have come to pass but only a few have truly been disruptive: e-commerce, social media, virtualization, and cloud computing to name a few. Having watched and experienced the success and failure of countless companies and technologies, Mr. Maner will speak to the confidence he has that the Software-Defined Storage is a guaranteed market disruptor.

Mr. Maner is prepared to answer questions such as:

  • Are today's data storage challenges complicated more by the volume of data, the wide variety of data types, or both?
  • What is Nexenta's definition of Software-Defined Storage?
  • What is the relationship between SDS and virtualized storage?
  • What is the difference between a Software-Defined Data Center and a Vendor-Defined Data Center?

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

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