Nexenta's Innovative OpenSDS Solutions Attracts Enterprises

By CIOReview | Friday, January 29, 2016
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SANTA CLARA, CA: Software-defined storage (SDS) is an evolving concept for computer data storage to manage policy based provisioning and management of memory, independent of the underlying hardware. Nexenta, an Open Source-driven Software Defined Storage (OpenSDS) solution provider, recently presented its congenital SDS solutions - OpenSDS and NexentaStor, in the Dell Solutions Showcase held at Atlanta.

Dell Solutions Showcase attendees had the golden opportunity to be briefed on Dell & Nexenta Software-Defined Storage Solutions for Enterprises. The session was enriched with demonstrations on how Nexenta’s OpenSDS solution portfolio revolutionize the data center along with how OpenSDS solutions provide organizations with total freedom when it comes to their storage needs and plans, while protecting them against vendor lock-in.

Dell and Nexenta's Software-Defined Storage solutions offer a comprehensive suite of storage management services that run on Dell servers and storage hardware. Now, Dell, VMware and Nexenta unify to enable hyper-converged infrastructure solutions with the Dell Engineered Solutions for VMware EVO:RAIL providing compute and virtual machine storage along with full featured file services based on NexentaConnect. Further, combining it with the NexentaStor reference architectures based on the Dell server platform provides a complete Software-Defined Data Center portfolio.

These highly flexible Dell-Nexenta solutions have ample benefits for enterprise clientele ranging from high performance, SAN and NAS protocol support, unlimited snapshots and cloning, block and file replication, inline de-duplication, comprehensive management capabilities to capacity-optimized configuration that handle large-scale virtualization and file-based workload requirements.

“We continue to collaborate with Dell and other key partners to provide customers with seamless end-to-end solutions. We are relentless in our pursuit to help enterprises realize the potential of the Software-Defined Data Center. Customers can count on Dell and Nexenta to help them in their journey,” states Thomas Cornely, Chief Product Officer at Nexenta.