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Nexenta Is Chosen as Citrix Ready Storage Challenge Winner

Nexenta Is Chosen as Citrix Ready Storage Challenge Winner

Nexenta® Systems, the world leader in OpenStorage solutions, today announced that the company received the “Innovative Technology” award from the Citrix Ready Storage Challenge based on its flagship solution, NexentaStor™. The challenge was officiated by an independent group of Citrix executives and industry analysts, who judged NexentaStor against a number of other leading virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) storage solutions. The honor is further evidence that Nexenta is changing the dynamics of the storage industry by delivering ideal solutions at an unmatched price that address enterprise and cloud service provider’s biggest requirements, including primary storage, virtualized data centers and VDI deployments.

The Storage Challenge invited Citrix Ready partners to submit a brief video describing their technology, which was judged by an independent panel of experts, including industry analysts. Click here to view Nexenta’s video on their winning product, NexentaStor: .

“Our win at the Citrix Ready Storage Challenge further demonstrates that NexentaStor is a game-changing product that is disrupting the storage market,” said Evan Powell, CEO of Nexenta. “With data volumes skyrocketing, enterprises and cloud providers require storage products that will dramatically cut costs while increasing support for a wide array of compatible open standard technologies in their data center – and NexentaStor is emerging as the de facto choice.”

About NexentaStor

NexentaStor is the leading storage software solution built upon the ZFS file system. NexentaStor runs on industry standard x86 servers sold by a network of more than 250 certified resellers. It provides NAS and SAN capabilities, including support for CIFS, NFS, iSCSI, and Fiber Channel storage access. Customers experience the benefits of enterprise storage, including high performance and air tight data integrity with multiple replication methods, without the vendor lock-in and aged technologies of legacy storage vendors.

NexentaStor is already a popular solution for many XenServer-based environments. Together with Citrix Xen servers, Nexenta is delivering unmatched enterprise class capabilities at a fraction of the cost of lock-in based solutions.

About Nexenta Systems

Nexenta Systems is the leading supplier of enterprise-class OpenStorage solutions. Its flagship software-only platform, NexentaStor, delivers high-performance, ultra-scalable, cloud- and virtualization-optimized storage solutions. Built upon ZFS technology, and running on any industry-standard hardware, NexentaStor eliminates vendor lock-in and provides open, unified storage management at a fraction of the cost of legacy systems.

More information about Nexenta Systems, and free trials of the ZFS-based NexentaStor, can be found at www.nexenta.com or call (877) 862-7770.

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Citrix Ready The Citrix Ready program identifies verified solutions that are trusted to enhance virtualization, networking and cloud computing solutions from Citrix, including XenDesktop®, XenApp®, CloudPortal™, XenServer®, and NetScaler®. The Citrix Ready designation is awarded to third-party products that have successfully met verification criteria set by Citrix, and gives customers an added confidence in the compatibility of the joint solution offering. The Citrix Ready program leverages industry-leading alliances across the Citrix partner eco-system to meet a wide variety customer needs, and currently incorporates partners who have demonstrated more than 25,000 product verifications. It also includes the Citrix Ready Community Verified program, which allows customers to see thousands of products that have been verified by other customers to work in their production environments.

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