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Declare Your Independence From Legacy Storage

Independence: [in-di-pen-duh ns], noun Freedom from the control, influence, support, aid, or the like, of others. Today’s enterprise IT administrators are looking to declare their independence from the legacy vendors that have dominated the technology landscape for decades. This freedom has manifested in the form of software-defined solutions. The revolution began

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Efficient Replication using Multicast Protocols

By Oscar Wahlberg, Director of Product Management Replication as Data Protection The use of replication as a data protection method is not new. Historically, it was relegated to disaster recovery for tier-1 applications and did not have a role in day-to-day

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Questions from the Field: Hyperconvergence

By Michael Letschin, Field CTO Having the most complete portfolio of Software-Defined Storage solutions in the industry is something that Nexenta pride’s itself on, but with that comes questions about all sorts of other storage technologies when I am out

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Why is Fibre Channel resurging?

There was a time when Fibre Channel was the only solution for those looking for a high speed transport. But that is not the case anymore. The predominant storage protocol in many virtualization environments is NFS…

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Managing Dynamic Storage Demands at ServerCentral

Allison Darin, Director of Communications & Public Relations, Nexenta Systems, Inc. Scalability and economics go hand in hand as part of the NexentaStor implementation for ServerCentral. ServerCentral has been delivering managed data center solutions since 1999 for customers such as

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Managing Software-Defined storage for your virtualized infrastructure just got a whole lot easier.

Nexenta is proud to announce our first vCenter Web Client plugin to support the NexentaStor platform. The NexentaStor vCenter Web Client Plugin is a plug-in for vSphere 5.5 and NexentaStor 4.0.3 that provides integrated management of NexentaStor storage systems within

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Cheers – It’s been a blast! – From Evan Powell

After six years I’m leaving Nexenta. I could not be prouder of what we’ve built at Nexenta.  We took an idea that at the time was radical – let’s bring openness right to the foundation of IT, to the storage

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How Does Software Defined Data Storage Equate to Savings?

Ask any CIO what their greatest concern is, and they’ll invariably come up with some variation of concern over the budget. It’s a Catch-22 for many businesses when it comes to technology: There is always a faster, more reliable option,

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Nexenta Systems-Powered Storage Solution Achieves 1.6 Million IOPS

Nexenta has achieved 1.6 million IOPS (Input/Output Operations per Second) and high-availability with no single point of failure. Comparable solutions from proprietary vendors cost significantly more than the Nexenta and Area Data Systems solution and cannot guarantee high-availability. With the

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Congratulations to EMC!

Congratulations to EMC and their software teams for announcing ViPR. Since we have been selling software defined storage for a number of years – and now have many more times customers than Vmware did when EMC bought them (and more

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