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Nexenta Systems

Founded in 2005, 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 provides open, unified storage management at significantly less cost than legacy systems.

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  • editor's comments:- Nexenta Systems uses a variety of technologies to build scalable storage systems with SSD ASAP like (Auto-tuning SSD Accelerated Pools of storage) acceleration features.

Nexenta's recent mentions in storage history

In May 2009 - Nexenta Systems announced the availability of AoE compatibility in its NAS product line.

In May 2010 - Nexenta Systems announced that its products (which include SSD ASAP features) are being used by the Dutch Public Broadcasting Agency NPO for storing and delivering online tv in a configuration which includes 192TB of hard disk drives and a 1.9TB SSD read cache.

The website has approximately 80TB of video available to internet users who want to watch previously broadcasted television programs. During an average evening, between 10 and 20,000 people stream data, adding up to 25GB in capacity.

In February 2013 Nexenta Systems announced it had secured $24 million in Series D financing and that adoption of its NexentaStor exceeded 5,000 customers.

In September 2015 - Nexenta Systems announced support of SanDisk's InfiniFlash AFA box. (Seen by as an early indicator of progress towards enterprise hardware platform consolidation.)
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NexentaStor available with InfiniFlash
Editor:- September 4, 2015 - Nexenta recently announced support for SanDisk's InfiniFlash AFA box.

List price for the integrated solution including, perpetual software licenses, controllers, InfiniFlash, 3 year support and installation can be as low as $1.500/Raw TB.

See also:- towards enterprise hardware consolidation, SSD prices
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another $24 million funding
for ZFS SSD ASAP ISV Nexenta
Editor:- February 27, 2013 - Nexenta Systems today announced it has secured $24 million in Series D financing.

The company's SSD ASAP software - called NexentaStor - currently supports SSDs from the following companies:- DDRdrive, HGST, InnoDisk , Intel, LSI, OCZ, SanDisk, Seagate, SMART and STEC - according to Nexenta's hardware support list (pdf).
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