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Nexenta Software-Defined Storage Solutions Reduce Storage Management Times by Almost 90% for European Hosting Company

Nexenta (@Nexenta), the global leader in Software-Defined Storage (SDS) (#softwaredefinedstorage) solutions, today announced it has reduced storage management times at Rivebit by 87.5% whilst boosting capacity and performance.

Launched this year by IT and VMware specialist Roberto Bondavalli, Rivebit is a growing provider of virtualisation and consolidation, disaster recovery, cloud-based backup and cloud PBX services to SMEs in Northern Italy. With a focus on becoming the region’s leading Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud provider, Rivebit already manages its customers’ data across two sites and has plans to grow this footprint in the future.

Rivebit was looking for a storage solution that could provide the right capacity for its needs, combined with strong performance to support its cloud back up service. The storage solution also needed to preserve the stability of the infrastructure and be compatible with a number of horizontal applications including MySQL, Microsoft Exchange 2013 and VMware Horizon View.

After evaluating the market, Rivebit chose NexentaStor based on a Supermicro reference architecture. The solution was installed onsite by Nexenta channel partner, NT Nuove Technologie. Rivebit then managed the rest of the deployment. The solution underpins Rivebit’s VMware infrastructure across the two data centres ensuring that data can be rapidly backed up to the secondary site and restored, in the event of a failure.

“The biggest challenge was to source a storage solution that had big data capacity and good performance but with traditional platforms - this is very hard to find,” said Bondavalli. “Since implementing Nexenta we can easily add capacity without having to shut down and failing drives can be swapped without any downtime. NexentaStor is fast, stable and significantly cheaper than rival products. I used to spend four hours a week on storage management issues but this now eight times faster and start up time on our virtual machines has gone from over a minute down to just 15 seconds.”

Jill Orhun, Vice President of Marketing, Nexenta, said, “NexentaStor offers the ideal combination of enterprise functionality that Rivebit needs to support its infrastructure. Organisations are realising that SDS is the future of storage and we are delighted that cloud service providers like Rivebit are choosing Nexenta to cater to their storage needs. We pride ourselves on helping customers to move away from the Massively Expensive Storage Systems (MESS) provided by the proprietary vendors and work in partnership with our customers to make sure the solution they implement is the best fit for them.”

For the full case study please visit: http://info.nexenta.com/rs/nexenta/images/EMEA_NEX_RIVEBIT_CASE_STUDY.pdf

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About Nexenta

Nexenta is the global leader in Software-Defined Storage, delivering easy-to-use, secure and ultra-low cost storage software solutions. Nexenta solutions are hardware-, protocol-, and app-agnostic, providing innovation freedom and speed for organizations to realize "true" benefits of Software-Defined Infrastructure-centric Cloud Computing. Nexenta enables workloads from rich media-driven Social Living to Mobility; from the Internet of Things to Big Data; from OpenStack and CloudStack to Do-It-Yourself Cloud deployments. Founded around an "open source” platform and industry-disruptive vision, Nexenta delivers its award- and patent-winning software-only unified storage management solutions with a global partner network. For more information visit www.nexenta.com, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube. Also, download the newly published Nexenta Special Edition Software Defined Data Centers (SDDC) for Dummies eBook.

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