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Hands down the best infrastructure platform for VDI
A while back I wrote an article entitled “Open letter to non-persistent VDI fanboys…”. In the article I provided reasons to why persistent VDI makes more sense nowadays for the large majority of use cases. A number of community members have chimed in, and that culminated into a live debate during VMworld 2013 that was … Continued
Four Predictions for 2014
Hi Folks, Welcome to 2014! We’ve started the year with a bang. Your faith has been a big part of this watershed moment in the company’s history. Thank you for your unflinching support. As the new year begins, I’ll take the liberty to make some industry predictions, although I acknowledge how perilous it is to hold … Continued
Dakar 2014: Update from the Road, Days 11-13
Nutanix has teamed up with VMware’s Jan-Willem Lammers to sponsor a group of Dutch journalists who will be following the Dakar 2014 rally. Follow all his updates here on the Nutanix blog. January 15th: Iquique-Antofagasta Another tough stage for the competitors and a very pleasant drive along the coast to beautiful Antofagasta. Great weather, light … Continued
Chasing Datacenter Efficiency
In recent times a lot has been deliberated on Convergence and Hyperconverged infrastructure topics, but these topics are not new for large-scale web companies. Years ago large-scale web companies started to face pressure from business to deliver better service agility at lower costs. However, Tech Ops and IT departments were always entrenched into complex system … C...
Eight Reasons Why Nutanix Crashed the Unicorn Club
I worked in the San Francisco East Bay for most of my career without beginning to grasp the magic unfolding 60 miles to the south in Silicon Valley. The greatest wealth creation in the history of the world is now a formulaic approach to entrepreneurship built upon the relentless efficiencies of Moore’s Law. A confluence … Continued
Dakar 2014: Update from the Road, Days 8-10
Nutanix has teamed up with VMware’s Jan-Willem Lammers to sponsor a group of Dutch journalists who will be following the Dakar 2014 rally. Follow all his updates here on the Nutanix blog. January 12th: Salta – Salta for cars and trucks, Salta – Uyuni for bikes and quads After the rest day, the cars and … Continued
4 Years with Positive Ions
“By allowing the positive ions to pass through an electric field and thus giving them a certain velocity, it is possible to distinguish them from the neutral, stationary atoms.”  — Johannes Stark, Nobel laureate. On the eve of our Series D, I am going to tell a visual story of our company. It’s going to … Continued
Not Just Datacenter Transformation; Nutanix is Also Transforming Partner Businesses
How do you know when a datacenter technology manufacturer has something truly disruptive? One sign is when channel partners start to focus their businesses around selling and implementing the manufacturer’s solutions. This type of channel dedication helped make Citrix and VMware into datacenter behemoths, but it has been notably lacking when it comes to conventional &hel...
Dakar 2014: Update From the Road, Days 5-7
Nutanix has teamed up with VMware’s Jan-Willem Lammers to sponsor a group of Dutch journalists who will be following the Dakar 2014 rally.  Follow all his updates here on the Nutanix blog. January 9th: Chilecito-Tucaman The stage to Tucaman was a real challenge for the competitors and one of the most noticeable images is of … Continued
Bringing Web-scale Infrastructure to Hyper-V Environments
The Nutanix Virtual Computing Platform is a converged infrastructure solution that consolidates the compute (server) tier and the storage tier into a single, integrated appliance. The platform delivers web-scale  performance, scalability, and data management to VMware ESXi and KVM based virtualized systems. Nutanix, with the recent NOS 3.5.2 release, now brings these bene...