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Examining Azure Reserved Instances: One Piece of the Cloud Expense Puzzle
While Amazon Web Services (AWS) continues to dominate the public cloud market, later entrants have been gaining ground with Microsoft Azure doubling its market share last year to 13%. Azure’s increasing momentum is due, in part, to new services and consumption models including Reserved Instances (RIs) that were announced at Microsoft Ignite last year. Let’s &hellip...
Data Protection and Disaster Recovery Checklist
In the pursuit of data protection, businesses nowadays face more hurdles in the security landscape than ever before. From the recent Global Data Center Survey Report, many new trends in datacenter business come as a surprise. We know there’s a growing demand for reliable, scalable infrastructure, but issues with downtime are complicating businesses’ confidence in &hell...
3 Takeaways for Manufacturing and Retail Organizations from Nutanix’s SAP HANA on HCI Certification
Nutanix recently announced that Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS running on the native AHV hypervisor is the first hyperconverged infrastructure to be certified to run production SAP HANA. You can read about the details here, but to summarize: SAP is ensuring an optimal experience with SAP HANA by requiring high levels of infrastructure performance for certification, … C...
What’s in a Name?
Nutanix continues its journey to develop world-class software solutions that empower our customers to develop, run and scale any application in the cloud of their choice – public or private. We aspire to converge clouds, so IT leaders have the freedom to choose the right cloud environment for each application, with unified operations and common … Continued
In the Multi-Cloud Era, Cloud Cost Optimization is an Engineering Problem
A key technology trend we’ve seen recently in enterprise organizations is the increasing adoption of multiple cloud environments — combining on-premises private clouds and public cloud services. IDC predicts that “by 2020, over 90% of enterprises will use multiple cloud services and platforms.” We have a prediction too: that a lot of these enterprises are … ...
The Only Hypervisor Certified for Production SAP HANA on Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI): Another First for Nutanix AHV
At Nutanix we strive every day to make infrastructure just a little bit better than it was yesterday. Over the last eight years, Nutanix has reinvented storage, reinvented the hypervisor, and created a delightful private cloud for virtualized workloads that makes the lives of our customers better. SAP has long shared the same promise of … Continued
Nutanix Expands Workplace Diversity with Apprenticeships and Returnships
Rukmini Sivaraman, VP, Business Operations and Chief of Staff to CEO The heartbeat of a company is its people. With greater diversity, comes greater opportunity too, as was famously said by Malcolm Forbes, the American entrepreneur, “think independently together,” and attack business challenges from a variety of valuable perspectives. At  Nutanix, we strongly believe ...
Next Generation Virtualization: The Converged Datacenter
Are you moving large portions of your datacenter workloads to the cloud? If so, you’re not alone. According to the IDC, 46% of IT infrastructure spending in Q1 2018 was in the cloud, up from just under 42% a year ago. Reasons to move to the cloud are clear: agility, cost-savings, and ease-of-use are among … Continued
Desktops-as-a-Service, With No Cloud Lock-In – Frame and Nutanix Xi Cloud Services
Earlier today, we announced the intent to acquire Fra.me and, following the closing of the acquisition, make available Desktops-as-a-Service (DaaS) within Xi Cloud Services. The service will initially support 1-click desktop instances on AWS and Azure, and continually expand to all types of cloud environments. Nutanix’s mission has been to simplify the entire IT stack, &...
A Note From Dheeraj
Hi Everyone, As we come to a FY18 financial year close, I wanted to share an update with you regarding our President, Sudheesh Nair. Many of you might remember that nine months ago, he handed over the reins of the Sales organization to Lou Attanasio, our Chief Revenue Officer. Ever since, Sudheesh and I have … Continued