ATTO Technology CEO to Present at Nexenta OpenSDx Summit 2015

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – August 31, 2015 – ATTO Technology, Inc. today announced that Tim Klein, CEO, will be presenting at the annual Nexenta OpenSDx Summit, one of the technology industry’s leading executive forums, on Thursday, September 3rd, at the St. Regis Hotel, in San Francisco. Attendees will hear insight from Jill Ellis, U.S. Woman’s National Soccer Coach - World Cup 2015 Champions, Geoff Colvin, Senior Editor-at-Large and Author of “Humans Are Underrated”, Pepper, the world’s first humanoid robot designed to live with humans, as well as a full day of thought-provoking discussions on emerging Open Source and Software-Defined Data Center technologies and their ability to deliver innovation, business agility, and competitive advantage to the marketplace.


“We are honored to be joined by Tim Klein at our OpenSDx Summit this year," said Tarkan Maner, Chairman and CEO at Nexenta. “Just as in years past, our Summit is a tremendous platform for sharing disruptive ideas, solutions, success stories, and top-tier networking between leading tech insiders, investors and analysts.  This year’s Summit themes are focused around innovation, Open Source, Software-Defined Data Center and cloud services."


In addition to these keynotes and Klein, several top technology innovators will also be presenting at the event, including:

  • Jane Silber, CEO, Canonical
  • Alan Atkinson, VP/GM Dell Storage, Dell
  • Elissa Murphy, CTO/EVP, GoDaddy
  • Chris Mellor, Storage Reporter, The Register
  • Dan Neault, VP, Samsung
  • Sumit Sadana, EVP Chief Strategy Officer, SanDisk
  • Tom Torlakson, State Superintendent of Public Instruction
  • Muhammed Chaudhry, CEO, SVEF
  • Praveen Akkiraju, CEO, VCE
  • Carl Eschenbach, President and CEO, VMware
  • Steve Milligan, CEO, Western Digital
  • TK Kurien, CEO, Wipro


Nexenta’s OpenSDx Summit is open to all press. For questions, please contact Nexenta.


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About Nexenta

Nexenta is the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS) with 6,000+ customers, 400+ partners, 33 patents, and more than 1,200 petabytes of storage under management. Nexenta uniquely integrates software-only “Open Source” collaboration with commodity hardware-centric “Software-Defined Storage” innovation. Nexenta OpenSDS solutions are 100% software-based; and 100% hardware-, protocol-, and app-agnostic providing organizations with Total Freedom protecting them against punitive vendor lock-in. Nexenta provides organizations with the "true" benefits of Software-Defined Everything-centric Cloud Computing – from data centers to end users; from the infrastructure to apps. Nexenta OpenSDS enables everyday apps 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 – for all types of Clouds – Private, Public, and Hybrid. Founded around an "Open Source” platform and industry-disrupting vision, Nexenta delivers its award- and patent-winning software-only unified storage management solutions with a global partner network, including Cisco, Citrix, Dell, HP, Quanta, SanDisk, Seagate, Supermicro, VMware, Western Digital, Wipro, and many others. 


For more information, visit, www.nexenta.comTwitterFacebookLinkedIn and YouTube. Also, download the newly published Nexenta Special Edition Software Defined Data Centers (SDDC) for Dummies eBook.


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