Santa Clara, CA

Company Description

Nexenta is the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS). Founded in 2005 with 6,000+ customers and more than 1,700 petabytes of storage under management, Nexenta is a privately held company delivers 100% Software-based storage solutions, providing organizations with Total Freedom to choose an easy-to-use, secure and ultra-low cost storage solution to fit their needs. Nexenta delivers its award- and patent-winning software-only storage management solutions 24x7 - around the globe - service and support. Nexenta has an All Love approach with its global partner network, including solution integration with top hardware partners to deliver validated and certified OpenSDS solutions to fit your business requirements.

Solution Offering

As an alliance partner, Seagate collaborates with Nexenta to offer data center-ready, leading edge enterprise storage technologies. Our key goal is to drive innovation that delivers maximum performance and value in the data center and both Nexenta and Seagate understand the need for a simple, effective approach to high performance SDS solutions.

Nexenta offers 2 different software-based storage solutions to support your application needs now and in the future.

NexentaStor, Enterprise Grade Unified Block & File Storage

NexentaStor delivers unified file (NFS and SMB) and block (FC and iSCSI) storage services, runs on industry standard hardware, scales from tens of terabytes to multi-petabyte configurations and includes all data management functionality by default. With NexentaStor’s support for hybrid storage pools, the Seagate 1200.2 SAS SSD is ideally suited to house cached data with the remaining data stored on cost-effective disk drives. This ensures a cost-effective, dense and scalable high performance SDS deployment that can meet the demands of virtually any environment. In addition, the Supermicro Unified Storage Appliance powered by NexentaStor, is a purpose-built, small form factor system that delivers enterprise grade storage in all-flash and hybrid configurations and features the 1200.2 SAS SSD for all-flash array (AFA) options.

NexentaStor and Seagate SSDs Solution Brief

Supermicro, Nexenta and Seagate's simple and scalable storage appliances with SSDs

NexentaEdge, Multi-Service Scale-Out Storage

NexentaEdge is specifically designed from the ground-up to deliver the performance, data integrity and storage functionality required for primary storage applications and virtual machines.

It is powered by advanced data reduction technologies, including cluster-wide inline deduplication, compression and Quick Erasure Coding (Quick EC). Quick EC technology reduces the storage overhead required to maintain the redundancy of data across servers, without affecting read or write performance. In addition, NexentaEdge is fully integrated with Docker Datacenter deployments and enables users to seamlessly deploy storage and application services as containers across servers.

Value Proposition

  • Scale-up & Scale-out performance with easily scalable software and reliable turnkey drives for simple, powerful solution.
  • Achieve low $/performance and low %/GB with a hybrid storage pool, including both Seagate SAS SSD and HDDs.
  • Storage efficiency by seamlessly caching hot data to Seagate SSDs and cold data to HDDs.