​SanDisk and Nexenta Release Open-Source, Flash Software-Defined Storage Array


What do you get when you put open-source software and flash drives together? The first open-source software-defined storage array.

SanDisk is best known for storage. Led by Nithya Ruff, the company’s head of open-source strategy, the company is integrating open-source into storage. In their latest deal with Nexenta, an open source software-defined storage leader, the pairing of NexentaStor with SanDisk’s all-flash InfiniFlash IF100 system underlines this shift. Their new all-flash storage combo provides data-center customers with a full-featured, high-performance system for addressing today’s increasing Big Data challenges.

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