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Nexenta Systems


Nexenta® Systems, Inc. is the leader in open source enterprise class storage software solutions. Nexenta's passion for breaking the chains forged by legacy storage products forms our mission statement:

Enterprise class storage for everyone

Privately held, Nexenta has operations around the world in the United States, Germany, Russia, and India. The company is headquartered in Mountain View, California with a Competency Center located in Dresden, Germany.


Beginning in 2004, Alex Aizman and Dmitry Yusupov wrote the iSCSI storage stack as well as founded the Open iSCSI development community ( In 2005, they saw the opportunity to pioneer by combining components of Linux with the OpenSolaris and Open Storage codebases and founded Nexenta. As a result of being one of the earliest companies to work in this area, Nexenta's products were among the first open source storage products to be brought to market in mid-2008.

The core storage platform, Nexenta NexentaStor™ is a software-only storage operating system based on Linux and a storage-optimized file system based on the OpenSolaris / Open Storage ZFS file system. With this unique combination of open source codebases, NexentaStor delivers the ease-of-use and developer-friendly aspects of Linux in tandem with the power and scalability of the revolutionary ZFS file system. Nexenta products built on top of the NexentaStor platform provide unparalleled capabilities in managing multivendor environments, extreme efficiencies in storage administration and management, and core storage capabilities for content management, compliance, and more.

Nexenta Today

Nexenta's management team has grown to include experienced veterans of name-brand storage, Open Source, Linux, networking, and infrastructure companies. This unique set of talents is propelling Nexenta to the forefront of the open storage industry.

As part of our core mission, Nexenta sponsors:

  • ( - a community that provides NexentaCore, an open source operating system.
  • NexentaStor™ ( - a community that delivers a free version of the NexentaStor platform - NexentaStor Community Edition (CE) - and Open Source plugins.

A vibrant and exciting Nexenta community is growing day by day as evidenced by thousands of downloads and hundreds of licenses sold to date. Further, Nexenta's products are being embedded into a growing set of products and solutions created and sold by hardware vendors, software developers, systems integrators, and resellers.

Boston Igloo 3U-24 NXStor SBB


  • Pre-installed with NexentaStor™
  • Unified storage appliance utilising ZFS file system
  • 400GB using 6Gb SAS SSD device
  • 8GB using mirrored 6Gb SAS SSD devices
  • Support for NFS/SMB/iSCSI
  • Support for Data Compression, De-duplication and Replication

Recent Articles

Nexenta Showcases New SDS Solutions for the Cloud of Future
Nexenta has announced that it will be exhibiting at Cloud Expo Europe on March 11-12 2015, at the London Excel Center. At booth #700, Nexenta will be showcasing its award winning enterprise storage software solutions, NexentaStor, NexentaConnect for VMware Virtual SAN, and NexentaEdge.
09 March 2015
Nexenta Announces New Innovative Software-Defined Storage Solution for VMware Virtual SAN
Nexenta has announced the availability of its NexentaConnect for VMware Virtual SAN.
18 November 2014
Nexenta Showcases Leading Software-Defined Storage Solutions at OpenStack Summit in Paris
Nexenta has announced it will be showcasing its portfolio of storage solutions with a number of its ecosystem partners at the OpenStack Summit in Paris, November 3rd - 7th, 2014.
28 October 2014
Nexenta Delivers Most Advanced Software-Defined Storage Solutions at VMworld 2014
Nexenta has announced new updates to its NexentaConnect and NexentaStor solutions.
03 September 2014
Nexenta Launches Revolutionary Solution for OpenStack and Big Data Infrastructures
Nexenta has announced the launch of NexentaEdge 1.0 - the industry's first software-only scale out block and object storage solution designed to deliver high performance global inline deduplication on petabyte scale clusters.
20 August 2014

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