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OpenStorage Summit, presented by Nexenta Systems, to be held in conjunction with Open Server Summit October 22-24

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Santa Clara, Calif., September 4, 2013– Open Server Summit, a leading Silicon Valley conference for the server industry, has announced that this year’s meeting will join forces with the OpenStorage Summit presented by Nexenta. The combined Summits will be held at the Santa Clara Convention Center from October 22-24, 2013.

The expanded format will offer attendees exposure to both tracks of Summit content, expanding the breadth of the Open Architecture in the Server Industry to include for the first time in-depth insight into OpenStorage. Dr. Lance Levanthal, Open Server Summit Chairperson, said “The joint event further cements our dedication to serve the needs of a global audience focused on open design initiatives in the server industry.”

“After hosting several OpenStorage Summits over the years throughout the United States and Europe, we are thrilled to be joining forces this year with Open Server Summit for the US event,” said Bridget Warwick, CMO, Nexenta Systems. “By creating a more integrated environment of conference content, customers, partners and members of the OpenStorage and Open Server communities will experience a more holistic view of how to create open solutions for today’s data center.”

About the Open Server Summit

Open Server Summit (“OSS”), produced by Conference ConCepts (and formerly called Server Design Summit) will take place October 22-24, 2013 at the Santa Clara Convention Center. OSS focuses on the design of next-generation servers with topics ranging from semiconductors and network interface cards through powerful high-end systems and overall infrastructure design and operation. The conference also covers data center efficiency, cloud storage, virtualization, ultra-low-power server clusters, DC power, PCIe flash caching, and liquid cooling. Industry visionaries will address the use of SSDs, ARM-based microservers, software-defined networking, software-defined storage, and other efforts toward combining industry-standard hardware with open-source software.

About Nexenta Systems

Nexenta Systems is the world leader in Software-Defined Storage. Its flagship software platform, NexentaStor, delivers high-performance, ultra-scalable, cloud and virtualization-optimized storage solutions. Built upon ZFS technology and running on a broad choice of industry-standard hardware, NexentaStor eliminates vendor lock-in and enables open, unified storage management at significantly lower total cost than legacy systems.

More information about Nexenta Systems, and free trials of the ZFS-based Nexenta products, can be found at Partners selling Nexenta-based storage solutions can be found at:

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