SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Nexenta (@Nexenta), the global leader in Software Defined Storage (#softwaredefinedstorage), announced that it has won CIO Review magazine’s top storage company award. The CIO Storage20 is an annual award listing the most promising storage companies.
A panel of CEOs, CIOs, industry analysts and the CIO Review editorial board selected Nexenta as a company tackling the most pressing storage challenges based on value and impact in the marketplace. Nexenta and the CIO Storage20 appear in the January 2014 issue of CIO Review and can be found online.
“The Software Defined Data Center market is changing rapidly, and general market trends are forcing CIOs to approach their challenges around the extended enterprise in more agile and simpler ways while cutting costs. Nexenta and other leading players in this fast-paced segment are innovating in multiple areas from the network to the storage layer, to find ways to disrupt the overall market. The next 36 months will offer exciting opportunities for these players and CIOs to turn the industry on its head,” said Patrick Moorhead, Founder and President at Moor Insights & Strategy.
“Nexenta is making great strides and our customers and partners are taking notice,” said Tarkan Maner, Chairman and CEO of Nexenta. "We’re proud to have won the CIO Review award and view it as proof of our potential and future success.”
Nexenta is the inventor and global leader in Software Defined Storage. Nexenta delivers secure, high-performance, ultra-scalable, cloud- and virtualization-optimized storage software solutions on any hardware platform realizing the "true" Software Defined Data Center to enable the biggest challenges in IT today; from rich media-driven Social Media to Big Data; from Internet of Things to Mobility via the Cloud. Built upon an "open platform" and running on a broad choice of industry-standard hardware, Nexenta eliminates vendor lock-in and provides open, secure and scalable unified storage management at significantly lower total cost than legacy systems. Nexenta's global partners include @Cisco, @Dell, @VMware, and other leading IT vendors.