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NexentaCloud Complements On-Prem NexentaStor for Hybrid Deployments

By Michael Richtberg, a Nexenta Advisory Board member and former VP of Strategy and Corporate Development at SoftNAS. Thousands of Nexenta customers have come to trust our open-source driven software-defined storage software that enables a truly hardware independent storage solution.

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Employee Perspective: Why Legal Professionals Should Embrace SDS

Photo by Sanwal Deen on Unsplash. The legal profession traditionally moves very slowly when it comes to new technologies. Some might even say that attorneys have a difficult time changing. They prefer technologies tested repeatedly before adopting them. However reluctantly,

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Employee Perspective: How to Build a Thriving Storage Ecosystem

Infrastructure leaders face the daunting task of keeping up with the business at the same time dealing with a technology landscape that is changing at a relentless pace. Gone are the days when the only thing we had to manage

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Employee Perspective: A Multi-Protocol Solution

After three and a half years at Nexenta, I joined another storage software company, an early stage start up. It was all very exciting and seemed like an amazing opportunity for me to share my software-defined storage skills and knowledge

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Employee Perspective: Software Defined Infrastructure and Hybrid Cloud Systems

Companies consider cloud usage for enterprise IT infrastructure, yet the majority of data stays in its own organization. They have to decide what data and system should go public and private. Two big trends, Big Data and Cyber Security, do

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Why Nexenta? Employee Perspectives

Nexenta knows the Software-Defined Storage world. We consider ourselves experts within the industry, even across our various teams and job functions. Our tight-knit teams are constantly collaborating with different departments, partners, and customers around the world to leverage each others

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The difference between NexentaStor and NexentaEdge

By: Thomas Cornely, Chief Product Officer Deciding between NexentaStor and NexentaEdge is relatively easy if you understand the products and your applications. NexentaStor delivers unified file and block storage services, where NexentaEdge is our scalable object storage platform. So the

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Nexenta Releases Storage for Persistent Docker Containers by Storage Swiss

What if you do not consider one of the greatest advantages of containers to be an advantage to you? Many tout the stateless nature of containers as their single greatest feature. They start up, they accomplish their task, and they

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Three Dimensions of Storage Sizing & Design – Part 3: Speed

By: Edwin Weijdema In this third post of the multi-post Three Dimensions of Storage Sizing & Design we will dive deeper in the dimension: Use and specifically the application Workloads part characteristic Speed. Depending on the application workload requirements, you

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Raise Your SDS IQ (6 of 6): Practical Review of Containerized SDS

by Michael Letschin, Field CTO This is the sixth of six posts (the last one was Virtual Storage Appliances) where we’re going to cover some practical details that help raise your SDS IQ and enable you to select the SDS

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