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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...
Dakar 2014: Update From the Road, Days 1-4
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 5th: Rosario – San Luis First day on the road to San Luis. During most of the trip we had 3G coverage, … Continued
Nutanix: The Big Red Easy Button for Oracle Databases – Part 1
As you may have read in my article New Adventure to Redefine Radically Simple Architecture for Business Critical Apps with Nutanix I’ve started working at Nutanix. My primary role as part of the Solutions and Performance Engineering team is to help develop the platform, solutions reference architectures, and best practices for Business Critical Applications. One o...
NearTheX – Nutanix monitoring app integrated with iBeacon technology
What is iBeacon? It is not iBacon. iBeacon is a technology being heavily showcased at CES right now that delivers indoor positioning capabilities to mobile devices.  Previously, location-awareness in mobile devices has primarily been delivered based on GPS coordinates, but GPS often struggles indoors and is not very accurate (accurate to a city block, not … Continu...
Nutanix Channel New Year’s Resolutions
As we head into the holidays and year-end for many of our partners, I continue to be humbled by how our partner community is embracing Nutanix.  Large partners that have been wildly successful with legacy server & storage solution providers for a very long time have shown fantastic enthusiasm and embraced the Nutanix message. As … Continued