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Nexenta Wins Best Storage Product of the Year 2012

London, UK – 18 September 2012 - Nexenta Systems, the world’s leading provider of OpenStorage solutions for the enterprise, has announced today that its flagship product, NexentaStor, has been awarded Best Storage Product of the Year at the 2012 Techworld Awards, held September 14th at Dartmouth House, London.

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The product was selected by the judging panel ahead of other leading industry solutions because it allows customers to experience the benefits of enterprise storage. Features include high performance and airtight data integrity with multiple replication methods, without the vendor lock-in and aged technologies of legacy storage vendors.

Now in its ninth year, the awards, which are hosted by the UK’s Techworld Magazine, have firmly established themselves as the major infrastructure and networking awards event on the UK IT calendar. Recognising products and users, the Techworld Awards highlight innovation on all sides of the IT industry.

NexentaStor, which runs on any industry standard hardware, helps organisations implement high-performance, yet cost-effective data storage solutions with features such as inline deduplication, unlimited snapshots and cloning, unlimited file size, and high-availability support.

Evan Powell, CEO, Nexenta, said: "I'd like to thank Techworld and their expert panel for selecting NexentaStor as Storage Product of the Year.  This prestigious honour confirms that we provide customers not just with a fundamentally better way to purchase enterprise class storage free from the lock-in and predatory pricing of legacy vendors.  

“We and our partners also deliver a fundamentally better – more scalable, easier to use, feature rich product - able to deliver everything from cutting edge all flash performance in excess of 1 million IOPS to best of breed scale out with a theoretical capacity in excess of all the data ever written to disk.  Our innovation pipeline is also packed – we intend to lead the accelerating transition of the storage industry towards a software-centric future."

About Nexenta Systems

Nexenta Systems is the leading supplier of enterprise-class OpenStorage 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 at www.nexenta.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.