SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
(@Nexenta), the global leader in Software Defined Storage
(#softwaredefinedstorage), today announced that it has won the 2014 BIG
Innovation Award from Business
Intelligence Group. The judges selected Nexenta VSA for VMware
Horizon View™, a combined all-in-one virtual desktop infrastructure
(VDI) automation, storage auto-deployment and storage acceleration
solution, as one of the top innovations in business and technology.
"Our inaugural year of rewarding great innovations turned up some
amazing products and services that clearly deserve recognition," said
Russ Fordyce, managing director of the Business Intelligence Group. "If
these innovations are any indicator, 2014 will prove to be one of the
most innovative years in recent history. The winners are driving
business and consumer change with creativity and intelligence.
"Business Intelligence Group's recognition of Nexenta and our software
defined storage offering validates our global traction and leadership in
this space," said Tarkan Maner, Nexenta CEO. "As IT departments embrace
the cloud and virtualization, Nexenta will continue to innovate to solve
the most pressing storage demands and challenges that customers face."
VSA for VMware Horizon View technology increases VDI I/O throughput
and desktop capacity for desktop and mobile users. The overall user
experience is improved with lower latency levels. Plus, responsiveness
in user sessions can be improved by upwards of 75%.
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.
Tim Smith, 1-415-350-3019