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VMware View™ 5.1 Advancements Enhanced with NexentaVSA for VMware View™



Dallas, TX — VWare Forum — May 2, 2012 Nexenta Systems, a world leader in OpenStorage solutions, today announced that it has collaborated with VMware to ensure its NexentaVSA for VMware View™ will support the newly launched VMware View™ 5.1. This will enable joint customers to streamline and accelerate virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) deployments and storage while improving efficiency and lowering costs.



VMware View 5.1 includes new features that can help ease the deployment of VDI projects. One of these is VMware View Storage Accelerator, which caches common image blocks while reading desktop images to balance the storage load and stop it from spiking during periods of intense I/O activity.



"NexentaVSA for VMware View is designed to take advantage of the innovative advancements within VMware View 5.1,” said Alex Aizman, CTO, Nexenta Systems. “Tight integration between View 5.1 and NexentaVSA brings increased sophistication for storage metrics and provides a ‘view in a box’ for storage configurations. We look forward to working with VMware in the VMware Rapid Desktop Program.”



NexentaVSA for VMware View is a pre-defined out-of-the-box solution for organizations looking to rapidly deploy VDI while easily managing them in a cost-effective manner. It offers end-to-end provisioning across the storage and VMware View 5.1 tiers, with comprehensive tuning and optimization, ease of management, and rapid deployment, by integrating with VMware vSphere®, VMware vCenter™ Server and NexentaStor virtual storage.



“Enterprise customers are looking for ways to accelerate their virtual desktop infrastructure deployment while reducing costs,” said Mason Uyeda director, End-User Computing Technical Marketing VMware. “We are excited to be working with Nexenta Systems to bring customers a solution that reduces total cost of ownership associated with a VDI, manages and maintains a secure environment and brings end-users new ways to collaborate and connect across devices.”



To sign up for the NexentaVSA for View beta program, contact Nexenta at: +1 (855) NEXENTA (639-3682) or visit: www.nexenta.com/vsa4view.



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 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. Partners selling NexentaStor-based hardware/software appliances can be found at www.nexenta.com/partners.



VMware, VMware vSphere, VMware vCenter and VMware View are registered trademarks and/or trademarks of VMware, Inc. in the United States and/or other jurisdictions. The use of the word “partner” or “partnership” does not imply a legal partnership relationship between VMware and any other company.



Media Contacts:

Emily Gallagher / Natasha Simmons

Touchdown PR

+44 (0)1252 717040

nexenta@touchdownpr.com



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Bill Roth is a Silicon Valley veteran with over 20 years in the industry. He has played numerous product marketing, product management and engineering roles at companies like BEA, Sun, Morgan Stanley, and EBay Enterprise. He was recently named one of the World's 30 Most Influential Cloud Bloggers.