Breaking the Addiction to Storage
Shrinking server infrastructure to a fraction of its original size has been universally hailed as the biggest infrastructure advancement in the last decade. Having been a  VMware field systems engineer for half a decade ,  I had the privilege of ushering hundreds of organizations into the world of server consolidation and datacenter optimization. But this wasn’t ...
Why Nutanix, and Why Now
In the next few weeks, we will be talking about the why, what, and how of Nutanix, in that order. Network storage has many challenges today, but it wasn’t always like this. Bear with us as we take a walk down memory lane. This history of how SANs came to be and where they are … Continued
A Brave New World
There’s no question that Apple has been setting a high bar in consumer design.  There’s also no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind. While advancements in enterprise IT like virtualization have made it possible for IT to run their enterprise applications and infrastructure on a lot less hardware, … Conti...
Virtualization – Winds of Change in the Datacenter
Change is the only constant in this world, is a cliche that we’ve all heard. But boy, has that been true for enterprise data centers over the last 5 years! x86-based virtualization has turned things upside down on how IT is done. What hasn’t changed? From Intel’s silicon to Cisco’s switches to the titles of … Continued
The Journey has Begun
Declaring A SAN-Free World this 4th of July Welcome to our blog. Ever since we conceived Nutanix in September of 2009, we’ve been heads-down building the product and a business that have begun to hum. Our laser focus on price/performance, usability (UI), and partner success has started to show real results in field trials. We … Continued