Scale-Out Storage Solution, NexentaEdge, Named as a Winner in 2016 Business Intelligence Group Innovation Awards

Nexenta, a global provider of Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS), has announced that Business Intelligence Group has named its NexentaEdge scale-out storage solution as a winner in the 2016 BIG Innovation Awards.

Designed from the ground-up, Nexenta’s NexentaEdge solution provides a multi-service, “high performance” scale-out storage solution that spans environments, deployments and platforms. By integrating data reduction with networking components, NexentaEdge would reduce the network bandwidth utilized between servers in the scale-out cluster. This would not only increase performance for data transfers, but also allow for a high reach for data ingestion.

“We are privileged to be recognized by an esteemed organization as the Business Intelligence Group for our continued dedication to providing organizations with OpenSDS solutions in demanding enterprise environments,” said Thomas Cornely, Chief Product Officer, Nexenta. “NexentaEdge has already delivered many important benefits for our customers and this win exemplifies our ongoing commitment to providing high value solutions and successful results.”

nexenta storageOrganizations from across the globe submitted their recent innovations for consideration in the 2016 BIG Innovation Awards. Nominations were then judged by a select group of business leaders and executives who volunteer their time and expertise to score submissions and provide feedback.

“It was clear from our judges that Nexenta was deserving of being recognized as a leader in innovation and we are proud to award them the 2016 BIG Innovation Award,” said Russ Fordyce, managing director of the Business Intelligence Group. “Congratulations to the entire team. This is well-deserved recognition of your pursuit of excellence and creativity in solving problems.”

Nexenta OpenSDS enables everyday apps from rich media-driven Social Living to Mobility; from the Internet of Things (IoT) to Big Data; from OpenStack and CloudStack to Do-It-Yourself Cloud deployments – for all types of clouds – private, public, and hybrid

With 6,000+ customers, 33 patents, and more than 1,200 petabytes of storage under management, Nexenta delivers its software-only unified storage management solutions with a global partner network, including Cisco, Citrix, Dell, HP, Quanta, SanDisk, Seagate, Supermicro, VMware, Western Digital, Wipro, and many others.