“We needed a scalable and cost-effective file storage solution for our VDI implementation. Nexenta proved that we can achieve great performance metrics while being able to scale the storage capacity without excess expense,” said Andrey Zhulenev, General Manager and VirtuaDesk TM Practice Head, Wipro. “We are excited to work with Nexenta on our internal Wipro company storage requirements and offer the same solution to our VirtuaDesk TM customers.”“Skyrocketing storage hardware costs are paralyzing organizations across the globe, but, it doesn't have to be that way,” said Tarkan Maner, Chairman and CEO of Nexenta. “At Nexenta, we combine cost-optimization, speed and scalability to deliver software-defined storage-enabled Cloud Computing solutions that will provide ultra-low cost, fast-time to market and improved risk management for Wipro and its customers.” “We’re excited about our growing partnership with Nexenta and the addition of NexentaStor into Wipro’s solution with Citrix, VirtuaDesk,” said Andy Vandeveld, VP enterprise partner sales at Citrix. “Storage cost is traditionally a barrier to successful VDI deployments, and Nexenta solutions help address the requirement for better economics.” Tweet This: Wipro selects @Nexenta #SoftwareDefinedStorage and @Citrix #VirtualDesktops for #VDI #storage. http://www.nexenta.com/press About Nexenta Nexenta is the global leader in Software-Defined Storage, delivering easy-to-use, secure and ultra-low cost storage software for enterprises. Nexenta solutions are hardware-, protocol-, workload-, 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 Media to Mobility; from Internet of Things to Big Data; from OpenStack to Do-It-Yourself deployments. Founded on 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. About Wipro Ltd. Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT) is a leading Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing company that delivers solutions to enable its clients do business better. Wipro delivers winning business outcomes through its deep industry experience and a 360 degree view of "Business through Technology" - helping clients create successful and adaptive businesses. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, a practitioner's approach to delivering innovation, and an organization wide commitment to sustainability, Wipro has a workforce of 140,000 serving clients across 61 countries. For more information, please visit www.wipro.com.