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A Brave New World

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

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Tips for Getting Private Cloud Costs Under Control

Concerned with improving security and controlling costs, enterprises are moving some percentage of workloads back to on-premises data centers and private clouds — at least in the short-term.

Is IT Supporting or Slowing Today’s Mobile Workforce?

If we were to compare the workforce of the past up against today’s, what would we see? Better diversity, improved accessibility and inclusivity, and a more accommodating company culture, for starters.

One-Click IoT and AI-based Smart Supply Chain Solutions by Hardis Group and Nutanix

We are excited to announce a new supply chain optimization solution that harnesses the power of IoT (internet of things) and AI (artificial intelligence) from the edge to the cloud.

Cost Management Tips for Your Private Cloud

Private clouds offer some very distinct benefits to IT teams. Most notably, security and predictability have become synonymous with private clouds.

Why Cloud-Native Management Tools Aren’t Enough

Keeping track of various and sundry cross-cloud resources has the potential to become mind-numbingly complex as hybrid and multi-cloud deployments heat up.

Evaluating Technology Companies’ Market Share in Times of Change

Evaluating technology companies’ market share is a complex business; technology moves fast and old metrics must constantly be reevaluated.

How to Build a Private Cloud in 4 Steps

As more businesses migrate over to a private cloud, you might be asking yourself: How exactly can I build my own private cloud?

What’s Driving Where You Run Your IT Applications and Services

Supply chain functions are similar to IT applications, workloads, and services—each with their own set of attributes. These attributes can help determine where to place and run these IT applications.

Customers Weigh In: Tips for Your First Day on Nutanix

Cher said it best: If you could turn back time, you’d likely want to spare others (and yourself!) from pain. And when it comes to the datacenter, chances are you wish you could’ve saved yourself and your team from the pain of legacy infrastructure years go.

Hybrid Cloud Fuels a Flexible Future, as 73% of Enterprises Move Apps Back on Prem: 2019 ECI Report Findings

Ten years ago, Nutanix set out to create a company that enables any enterprise to harness the power of the cloud for all of its workloads, whether those services run in on-premise data centers or in the public cloud.

Nutanix Deconstructed: What Our Subscription Evolution Means for Partners

If you love learning something new each and every day, then Nutanix is the right partner for you.

Nutanix Hyperconverged Infrastructure Platform Optimized to run Epic Operational Database and Cogito Databases

Nutanix is currently the #1 deployed HCI solution within the Epic community, with over 20 mutual customers ranging from small hospitals to those with more than 20,000 concurrent users.

‘Twas a Dark and Stormy Night in the Datacenter

Over the years, we’ve heard a lot about datacenter “nightmares” companies experienced before adopting hyperconverged infrastructure—things like hair-pulling IT complexity, silos, high costs, and more.

Nutanix at KubeCon: Come Learn about One-Click Kubernetes Operations

Join us at booth S3 to learn how Nutanix is bringing the applications, data, and clouds all together now!

Maintaining Security Compliance in the Hybrid Cloud

Enterprises have identified the hybrid cloud as the ideal IT operating model. Now, how do they keep their data safe across cloud borders? (Pssst: they use Xi Beam.)

A New Era for IT

Business users and their customers now demand to be delighted and hence the role of IT is changing dramatically.

Dedication, Expertise and Opportunity: Highlights from the Partner Xchange at .NEXT Europe

Last week, we wrapped up our fourth .NEXT Europe where we welcomed a record 1300 partner attendees to Copenhagen. While we use our time at this event to share the latest training, news and information from Nutanix; I’m always impressed by what our partners bring, what they teach us, and their passion for what they do.

What is DevOps, and Why Now?

Although the term “DevOps” has been around for a decade now, it seems as though we’ve reached an inflection point in terms of industry-wide acceptance and interest.

NEXT Magazine Issue 6 Quick Guide

NEXT Magazine is your source for practical advice, bold ideas, and occasionally controversial opinions from some of the IT industry's leading change agents.

Introducing: Security Compliance for Nutanix Private Cloud

Businesses are increasingly adopting multi-cloud architectures to benefit from the freedom to choose the appropriate cloud platforms for their various workloads. One of the key challenges in a multi-cloud world is ensuring the security of your critical applications and data.

Nutanix Integration with ServiceNOW

As Nutanix leads the industry with its innovative 100% software-defined hyper-converged infrastructure and multi-cloud services, customers are deploying at scale and need to integrate with their IT operations environments.

How Much Data Loss and Downtime Can You Afford? Hint: 0

To put the effects of a disaster into perspective, here’s a harrowing figure: 93% of organizations who were hit hard by a disaster were out of business in just a single year.

Nutanix and HPE Team Up Together to Deliver Cloud Simplicity On-Premises

HPE and Nutanix announce the availability of HPE GreenLake with Nutanix. HPE GreenLake is an infrastructure service that delivers on-demand capacity and planning.

Calm 2.7: ServiceNow integration, Easy Single VM Operations, Variable Validation and More!

The release of AOS 5.11 comes natively integrated with the newest Calm functionality! With a single upgrade, you can not only take advantage of cutting-edge AOS features, but also the newest Calm integrations and UX.

HPE GreenLake with Nutanix is ready!

HPE and Nutanix promised to bring as a Service consumption to the Nutanix enterprise cloud platform, and now it’s ready.

Announcing Nutanix Insights - Predictive Health & Support Automation Service

Today we are announcing Nutanix Insights - a Predictive Health & Support Automation Service, for your Nutanix Enterprise Cloud.

Understanding The Journey To True Hybrid Cloud

Nutanix has been recognized as a leader in helping customers build and operate their private clouds. We focus on consumer-grade design and customer delight, supporting organizations as they transform their business.

Wipro VirtuaDesk Appliance: Powered by Nutanix to Simplify and Accelerate VDI Deployment, Enhance User Experience

Users in today’s modern workplace expect to access their apps and data across multiple devices. Virtual desktops and applications make this possible by letting users seamlessly roam from one device to another, picking up where they left off.

Why Private Cloud—Elevating IT to become the Innovation Leader

The role of IT is rapidly evolving from “behind-the-scenes” into “revenue-driving.”

How to Manage your Database Goldmine with Nutanix Solutions for Databases

Company data has become a goldmine of information from which companies can identify customer insights and discover the keys to business growth.

Nutanix and Fujitsu: expanding solutions for more customer choice

Did you know that the Nutanix and Fujitsu partnership started in 2017? In November of that year, the XF Series of integrated systems with factory-installed Nutanix software was initially introduced.

Building A Data Services Platform with Nutanix

The power of information is undeniable, and collecting and utilizing information in a timely manner can be a significant competitive advantage.

Meet our .NEXT Europe Customer Award Finalists!

For our upcoming .NEXT Europe conference in Copenhagen we are excited to recognize some of the most innovative companies, IT leaders, and technology teams in the industry.

The State of the SAP S/4HANA Market – What Can We Conclude from Research by ASUG & IDC?

Some recent reports provide insights into plans to move to S/4HANA and the major considerations that are showing up.

Digital Transformation Enabled by Technology in Healthcare

Technology, business processes, new government mandates, industry consolidation, and strong consumerism-driven healthcare are just a few of the key underlying forces that continue to fuel the much needed changes in the healthcare space.

The 5 Pitfalls of Legacy Database Environments

Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, SAP HANA, PostgreSQL, MySQL are essential components for success but too many are still running on legacy IT infrastructure.

10 Reasons to Move your Databases off 3-Tier Infrastructure

Your databases have been running on legacy IT infrastructure for years—decades, even. It’s a beast, but a familiar beast, and your IT team knows the ins-and-outs of the technology.

Simplified Subscription Management for AHV with Red Hat Satellite Server

Nutanix has supported Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a guest OS on AHV since our earliest days.

What do Partners Want from .NEXT Europe?

We’re now getting ready for our fourth .NEXT Europe in Copenhagen and as with anything, the more you do, the more you learn.

Learn New Edge Techniques: IoT, AI and Analytics in Three Days at IoT Solutions World Congress, Barcelona

We are about a month away from IoT Solutions World Congress and we are very excited to be a diamond sponsor from the 29th-31st of October, 2019. We are bringing our bright and talented Nutanix Xi IoT team members and partners to talk to you about IoT/AI edge use cases with powerful live demos.

Paws & Relax with Nutanix at Oracle OpenWorld

If you’re attending Oracle OpenWorld this year in San Francisco, we have a special cuddly treat for you! When you stop by our booth #1111 you will learn about the benefits of running Oracle databases on Nutanix and DBaaS, then stop by booth #1811 to meet and play with some puppies up for adoption through the Finding a Best Friend Rescue Group.

Hybrid Cloud Endgame: Lock in Value

To achieve maximum value, hybrid cloud is more apropos than multi-cloud. It starts with a solid, stable datacenter that can extend seamlessly into clouds as determined by the needs of your end-users and the business.

Is Hyperconvergence Only for Enterprises?

Here’s the long answer: No, hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) can mold to fit small and large companies alike—though they’ll realize different benefits.

A Hybrid Cloud Approach to Securing Public Cloud

If you are struggling with on-premise security, you would also struggle with cloud security! IT teams are now realizing that my moving to public cloud can amplify your security shortfalls. But thankfully these can also be easily addressed.

"Games" are afoot at .NEXT Europe

Our philosophy on .NEXT keynote presentations—much like our products—is all about disruption and delight. We seek presenters who share a passion for shaking up the status quo. Who are resilient and creative in the face of adversity.

Why Security and Compliance are Paramount in the Cloud

Ok, you’ve decided to move to the cloud. You heard there’s a bunch of cool stuff you can do at a fraction of your current IT spend.

Managing Costs in a Multi-Cloud Environment

With any emerging enterprise technology the “big break” of explosive user growth doesn’t come until there is an obvious financial gain. When it comes to cloud adoption, the big break came when CFOs looked at the cloud model and discovered some interesting economic benefits.

Career-building Opportunities at .NEXT you Don’t Want to Miss

.NEXT Europe is a once-a-year chance to build your skills and knowledge in hyperconverged infrastructure and hybrid clouds, as well as gain insights in new technologies for Enterprise IT. From educational classes and seminars to hands-on labs and certification programs, our education program is designed to help you advance your career.

Top 3 Benefits of End-User Computing (EUC)

The top three benefits of end-user computing (EUC) that drive business value around virtual desktops.

What are the Security Risks of Multi-Cloud Computing?

As if there weren’t enough security risks in the realm of traditional IT, the cloud presents some unique vulnerabilities. “The cloud,” although a deceptively singular phrase, is many things and comes in many forms.

A New VMworld Perspective

There he was up on the big stage at VMworld 2006 general session: my creation, VirtualMan, animated by @JerryChen speaking live with VMware COO, Carl Eschenbach.

Nutanix Targets EPYC™ Single-Socket Appliances with AMD and HPE

Nutanix proudly participated at the general availability launch of the AMD EPYC™ family of processors.

The Next Frontier – Invisible Licensing for your ROBO and VDI environments

Nutanix is introducing new consumption models for specific use cases to provide another option to capacity-based (CBL) and appliance licensing, giving you the flexibility to bring different Nutanix software together in a way that is simple to plan, price, and purchase. The two new use cases are virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and remote office/branch office (ROBO) deployments.

How Automation Improves Multi-Cloud Security & Compliance

Automation allows for you to quickly assess and mitigate vulnerabilities in real-time. The best tools also provide remediation functions to resolve issues.

Nutanix AOS 5.11 is Here!

The Nutanix AOS releases together enhance the core AOS storage performance, storage capacity, data protection, security, and cluster lifecycle management. We are highlighting a few key capabilities in this blog.

How Virtual Desktops Benefit Your Organization

Virtual desktops are rapidly replacing physical desktops and laptops in many work environments. These virtual workspaces may be delivered by virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) running in your data center, or desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) solutions in the cloud.

1-Click Data Security meets FIPS 140-2

Nutanix’s native software-based encryption utilizes FIPS 140-2 Level 1 validated modules. Software-based encryption delivers security without compromise to data efficiency or performance and supports any Hypervisor.

7 Things .NEXT Does Differently

On top of linking you up with thousands of brilliant, network-worthy peers, delivering world-class speeches from world-class brainiacs, and setting you up for datacenter success both now and for the future, .NEXT sets itself apart from the pack in myriad ways.

Nutanix and HPE Deliver Integrated Hyperconverged Infrastructure Appliance

Today, we proudly take the next step in this journey with the general availability of the HPE ProLiant DX Gen10, a range of Nutanix-integrated HPE appliances based on the most secure industry standard servers.

IT Under Pressure

Outages, 6-year-old hardware, week-long migrations, vendors breathing down your neck. When your datacenter is going haywire, what do you do to alleviate that pressure?

Why Organizations Are Making the Public Cloud Jump

Even though the world is a decade into the cloud era, organizations of all shapes and sizes are still considering what moves, if any, they want to make with regard to the cloud. So, it makes sense to look at what the cloud offers. Or more specifically, why organizations are making the move to public cloud. Let’s start by taking a look at the existing on-premise model to identify potential pain points

Rearchitecting Unstructured Storage

Unstructured data is typically comprised of data that is not easily searchable, including such formats as audio, video, and social media postings. It has an internal structure but is not structured via pre-defined data models and may be textual or non-textual, and human- or machine-generated. It is typically stored on file and object storage.

IT Superheroes - Even a CIO Hero Needs a Team!

Recently at the annual Nutanix .NEXT Conference, Nutanix CIO Wendy M. Pfeiffer gave a perspective on the team members CIOs need today to succeed in the evolving cloud world. Here are some of the key takeaways from her presentation.

Should You Own or Rent Your Infrastructure?

In it you’ll learn how these architectures stack up against each other, 10 reasons why one of those clouds is the future of IT, and practical advice you can use to architect a successful cloud infrastructure.

10 Signs It's Time to Upgrade your IT Infrastructure

To keep IT out of the datacenter and in the front lines of innovation, businesses can’t rely on “good enough” infrastructure. Whether you’re ready for a powerful, future-forward infrastructure, need a push to get there, or want arguments you can pass along to your team, read on to find out if you’re overdue for an infrastructure revamp.

Have you heard 'Stranger Things' than these datacenter stories?

What exactly is there to fear in the datacenter, you may ask? Here are some of the strangest stories we’ve heard.

Could Status Quo be your Biggest Innovation Enemy?

Disruptive technologies often encounter resistance in the form of status quo biases. To properly combat these biases, you need to know what they are, their true causes, and how to tell a different kind of story--one based in financial analysis--to rationalize IT decision making.

What is Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)?

In this blog, we’ll simplify what virtual desktop infrastructure is, how to deploy it, and how to learn more information about VDI.

Learn Without Limits

Technology in schools is definitely behind schedule when compared to other institutions in our society. Here is how Nutanix can help.

The Customer Journey to Multi-Cloud

Enterprises have been running large-scale operations on cloud infrastructure for some time now. And, there are many options to choose from. With all these options comes the newest cloud strategy on the block - multi-cloud.

Nutanix Earns Designation as a Great Place to Work-Certified™ Company

In today’s competitive technology talent environment, culture is what makes a company stand out amongst the crowd. A strong culture helps us hire faster, bring more A-players on board and retain the team that has driven Nutanix’s past successes as a company.

Nutanix will be at the HR Leadership Summit 2019

We are excited to be a sponsor of the HR Leadership Summit in San Diego, July 28, 2019 - July 30, 2019. The HR Leadership Summit is a gathering of C-Suite Executives and senior decision makers from Fortune 1000 and leading enterprise organizations.

Where Are IT Teams Spending Money to Meet Their Business Goals?

IDC recently completed research surrounding surviving (and thriving) in a multicloud world, and short answer: investments in cloud, security, and data are setting the stage for broad IT transformation, and companies that are investing in data integration, cloud, and AI are outpacing their peers.

Nearly Unanimous: Hybrid Cloud is the Future of IT

The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Index was a survey of twenty-three hundred IT decision-makers around the world seeking to gain insights into the adoption of public and private cloud technologies.

9 Top Hyperconverged Infrastructure Resources

Hyperconverged infrastructure has rapidly become a staple in the market for enterprises looking to bid adieu to the complexity (and pain) of 3-tier architecture. We’ve compiled 9 of the top HCI resources and tailored them for various familiarity levels.

Insights from NEXT Magazine Issue 5

Issue 5 of the NEXT Magazine just dropped, and it’s packed with everything from AI to mountain-climbing to The Simpsons...and even an unconventional frostbite treatment.

Cloud First is Often a Mistake. Here's Why.

For some enterprises, a “cloud-first” policy can seem like a no-brainer, especially when compared to the quagmire of traditional datacenter infrastructure. Yet new software-defined infrastructure solutions like hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) also offer IT agility, as well as greater security and control than what’s available in a public cloud.

Xi Cloud Recap from .NEXT 2019

Through Xi Cloud Services, we make it easier for our customers to integrate cloud services into their multi-cloud deployments, whether by natively extending their Nutanix environment beyond the boundaries of a traditional datacenter or by gaining the visibility and insight into their infrastructure deployments across platforms to monitor costs and ensure compliance.

Sharing .heart at .NEXT—in exciting new ways

This year at .NEXT, we saw people giving back to local communities and the world through the organizations featured at .NEXT through our .heart CSR program.

The Evolution of 1-Click ...

We could not sit by and say we have ‘1 click’ when each and every product or component is a separate or isolated ‘1 click’ because we could only execute on one component at a time.

Progressive Communications Uses Nutanix to Enhance Customer Experience

Progressive Communications is a networking solutions provider headquartered in Atlanta, and serving markets across the U.S. and Latin America. Chris Minton was the first Progressive Communications employee to come across Nutanix.

5 Problems Hyperconverged Infrastructure Solves

We’ve taken the guesswork out for you and compiled 5 of the top pain-points you can bid farewell to should you take the leap to HCI.

Top 7 Hyperconverged Infrastructure Webinars

Get up-to-speed on the latest in hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) while you’re busy doing something else? We’ve compiled some of our best webinars—from beginner to expert-level—to satisfy your auditory cravings.

Ten Years of Delight With Our Partners

.NEXT Conference Anaheim last week was an incredible celebration of the first 10 years for Nutanix, but it also served as a springboard into the next 10 years of our organization and the incredible importance our partner community will have in driving our combined success in the next decade.

Nutanix Clusters on AWS: The True Hybrid

While there are many different ways of bringing an HCI stack on top of AWS bare metal, at Nutanix, we have chosen the most native approach to the problem with the conviction that such an architecture is in the best interest of our joint customers.

Nutanix Accelerates HCI Innovation

The list of recent Nutanix innovations and new product capabilities is too lengthy to fully capture, but here are three notable highlights

Nutanix Mine: Hyperconverge your Data Protection

The Nutanix Mine platform uses the Nutanix AOS goodness to provide the same benefits for secondary storage as we are doing for your applications - simplicity, performance and resiliency. Nutanix Mine extends both the management plane and the data fabric of Nutanix AOS to now run data protection functionality and backup target storage in a turn-key solution, being able to backup environments where Nutanix is the primary infrastructure as well as any virtualized environment.

Real-time Cloud Security Compliance

Xi Beam helps you gain real-time visibility and control over your multi-cloud security health by automating 250+ security audits based on industry best practices and Beam’s recommendations to improve your cloud infrastructure security.

What’s New with Xi Leap Cloud Disaster Recovery Service

Commercially launched last November, Xi Leap is a mainstream hybrid cloud service from Nutanix, providing disaster recovery for all of your on-prem hosted applications in an easy to consume manner.

Nutanix Enterprise Cloud and Xi Frame’s Adventure: Be Excellent to Each User

Nutanix is expanding hybrid cloud capabilities by empowering customers to deliver their virtual applications and desktops in the cloud of their choice, private or public

One-Click IoT and AI-based Application Environment

We are excited to announce a rapid development environment for creating IoT and AI apps in the cloud, that can be easily deployed in the cloud or at the edge. The environment is designed to alleviate pressures faced by many enterprise organizations around cumbersome, generic cloud environments, creating complex AI models, and generating meaningful IoT data.

AI Meets IoT: Nutanix and Deepomatic Join Forces to Democratize AI at the Edge

Many organizations are faced with digital transformation challenges especially when it comes to adopting new technologies. Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are two concepts which will enable organizations to rethink traditional edge solutions and drive new revenue streams.

Synergize with Nutanix and Citrix

As everyone focuses on digital workspaces as part of a successful digital transformation journey, the Nutanix and Citrix teams will be bringing the single points of EUC truth.

Save Your Cloud Data from Vengeful Ex-employees

When we think about protecting data in the cloud, it’s usually in defense from bad actors outside of your organization. One thing we overlook is just how quickly an employee can become a bad actor once they leave the company.

Nutanix Activities at Gartner Symposium / ITxpo AU

Nutanix is excited to be at the Gartner Symposium / ITxpo 2014 this week in Gold Coast, Australia, showcasing our technology, speaking with attendees, and demonstrating how web-scale brings ROI to the enterprise.

MEDITECH EHR Certified on Nutanix Hyperconverged Infrastructure Platform

We are super excited to announce that MEDITECH’s Healthcare Information System (HCIS) is now certified to run on Nutanix’s Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) software platform, an industry first within the MEDITECH ecosystem.

A Big Week for Both SAP and Nutanix

The clock is ticking to one of the biggest weeks of the year for both SAP and Nutanix. May 7-9 happens to be the timing for the marquee customer events for both companies, both in towns made famous by Disney, and both chock-full of technology and business professionals ...

Enterprise Kubernetes Done Right with Nutanix Cloud Native

As an increasing number of organizations turn to DevOps methodologies, it’s becoming clear those that are successful are gaining a competitive advantage over their peers.

Cloud-Ready Enterprises or True-up Surprises?

This is the third blog in my series on the You Decide campaign. I invited Steve Kaplan, AKA “ROI Dude,” to co-blog with me.

Discover the Value of Training at .NEXT 2019

While .NEXT Conference is known for amazing guest keynotes, rockstar parties, and ample networking, it is also the perfect chance to elevate your career with knowledge and skills from the .NEXT education courses, certification opportunities, and hands-on labs.

5 Ways to Improve your IT Infrastructure

No matter how up-to-date your datacenter may seem, there’s always room for improvement.

Hannover Messe 2019 – Notes from a First-Timer

I’m no conference newbie; I’ve been to some pretty major shows. CES is probably the largest, with over 185,000 attendees. But Hannover Messe is even bigger—with over 220,000 attendees—and is almost a city in itself.

Trailblazers, Transformers, and True Givers: See 2019’s Finalists for our .NEXT Customer Awards!

Every year during the .NEXT awards nomination process we’re fascinated, inspired, and moved by what Nutanix customers are doing to make a difference—in their datacenters, their businesses, and the world. This year is certainly no exception.

Tidying up Your Datacenter

Do you greet your datacenter when you walk in? Do you thank your nodes, racks, and cables for all the hard work they’ve done? Do you neatly arrange your hardware so it’s clearly visible and accessible?

Visibility is Key for Cloud Security and Cost Success

Managing your cloud environment is a lot like driving a car. While driving, you’re watching for other drivers and potential dangers – all while abiding by the rules of the road.

DevOps and Cloud Computing: Beyond the Hype

Cloud and DevOps have played a big role in helping IT address some of the biggest transformative shifts of our times. The rise of the service economy, unprecedented pace of disruption, and infusion of digital into everyday life are just some examples.

Jedis, Robots, and Dark Angels —.NEXT 2019 Keynotes!

If you’ve attended a .NEXT Conference you know we tend to be a wee bit quirky and spontaneous in our main stage keynotes. We’ve had Nutanix executives break out in a “Steve Ballmer monkey dance” in 2015;

Moving On Up: Hierarchy of IT Needs and the Cloud

IT has come a long way from providing IT infrastructure and application services to being a driver of business change.

Join Nutanix at Hannover Messe 2019

Come join Nutanix at Hannover Messe in Hannover, Germany from April 1-5 to learn how the Nutanix Xi IoT platform can help jump start your industrial intelligence initiatives.

5 Reasons Not to Attend .NEXT 2019

If you’re an IT pro, leader, or just an enthusiast, you’ve likely heard of .NEXT. If not, here’s an overview: With thousands of industry experts, 100+ sessions, certification courses, and hands-on labs, .NEXT is the only cloud conference dedicated to the latest in datacenter and enterprise cloud technologies.

Of Mice and Men and Mother Nature: Preparing for Disaster

Most people prefer not to think about disasters–which is why, despite all of the available information, most people are grossly underprepared when disasters do occur.

Customers Tell How Nutanix Software and Services Help Their Businesses Thrive

Nutanix recently organized a live conference call with customers from the public and private sectors to discuss why they chose Nutanix to modernize their IT infrastructure.

Say Goodbye to the vTax and Hello to Quality Time

A few weeks ago I shared a blog on what it means to be free of the operational burdens that come with the vTax.

Minimize Cloud Costs with This Workshop

Seasoned business professionals know that success in business is determined by your bottom line. In recent history, optimizing financial performance can be attributed to a number of things, but none more impactful than innovation in tech.

Powering an IT revolution with HCI and hybrid clouds at .NEXT 2019

Spring is around the corner and with the season comes .NEXT 2019—the IT industry’s leading enterprise cloud conference.

Share Your Xpertise

At Nutanix. we believe that diversity of race, gender, culture, education, work experience and thought is at the very core of our success; it’s what drives our innovation. As we continue our rapid growth, we are focused on keeping this competitive advantage. Our Corporate Social Responsibility program, .heart, has developed several initiatives to make sure we not only hire a diverse workforce today, but that we also help prepare the future workforce.

Virtualizing Federal Information Technology

Information technology has evolved immensely over the last three decades, stimulating productivity in many industries. Regardless of the sector, as new communication and data technologies emerge, individuals and organizations alike expect to have the ability to use information in ways that weren’t possible thirty years ago.

Virtualizing Federal Information Technology

Information technology has evolved immensely over the last three decades, stimulating productivity in many industries.

Desktop Virtualization: Which Consumption Model is Best?

Empowering your teams to work better, faster, and more flexibly is one of the keys to success in any organization. Especially in the digital era. Though many organizations have struggled with this over the years, there is an emerging architecture within Nutanix that is helping customers achieve success.

Defining DaaS: Desktop-as-a-Service

A new level of confusion hit the tech world when cloud computing became practical in the enterprise and the term “XaaS” was coined. XaaS, or anything-as-a-service, was used to describe the seemingly endless list of digital services that can be delivered via the cloud.

Introducing Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) View for Nutanix Enterprise Cloud

IT decision makers operating multi-cloud environments need to make critical budgeting and investment decisions about their cloud investments.

Are you on Track to Meet your Datacenter Resolutions?

Time for a check-in: How well are you doing on your New Year’s resolutions? If you answered with a sharp inhale and a shake of the head, you’re not alone. In fact, about 80% of folks aren’t able to stick to their resolutions.

What Does it Take to be a Cloud Game Changer?

We chatted with several cloud game changers to identify the steps they took to upgrade their IT environment, and we’ve compiled their strategies for success.

vTax-Free Operations

In case you missed it (wink), we launched our global You Decide campaign last month. Over the course of 3 blogs, I’ll dive in deeper to what it means to say goodbye to painful upgrades, true up surprises, vendor lock in and fire drills.

Multi-Cloud Budgeting and Chargeback in Xi Beam

Businesses have increasingly been adopting a multi-cloud approach for their IT infrastructure with applications and workloads running in both public and private cloud environments.

Join Nutanix at the IBM Think Conference in San Francisco: February 12-15, 2019

IBM Think, the flagship conference for IBM is a huge opportunity for customers and partners to learn about emerging technologies where IBM is involved, get one-on-one advice from IBM experts, and hear about the successes and challenges faced by global business leaders and industry disruptors.

Hybrid Cloud vs Multi-Cloud: What’s the Difference?

The arrival of cloud computing to enterprise IT brought much more than new business value and end-user utility. Most notably, confusion. An entirely new set of terms was created to describe the many varieties of virtual data storage and transmission.

Unveiling Cloud Cost Anomaly Detection from Xi Beam

Cloud cost anomaly detection is a vital tool in keeping your cloud costs under control. To put it in perspective, balancing your own budget isn’t always easy – even if you’re the most frugal person you know.

What I Learned From Retailers at NRF 2019

We recently concluded a whirlwind three days at the National Retail Federation (NRF) conference in New York, where we had great conversations with retailers and suppliers of all types.

Nutanix welcomes founders of Chromotif!

I’m excited to share the news that the founders of Chromotif — Param Desai (CEO), Shashi Uli (CTO), and Jonathan Arms (VP BD), are joining Nutanix today.

Stop being a bully, VMware!

As I write this blog on the eve of MLK Jr. Day, I am reminded of respect, fairness, and dignity, and how an absence of fundamental human values engenders movements.

The Nutanix Approach to Federal IT – Part II

In Part I of this blog, we talked about “the interesting times we live in” regarding the state of Federal IT. The problem is – managing and delivering IT shouldn’t be an adventure.

Top 10 Cloud Security Trends for 2019

By aligning the right providers with your desired business outcomes, cloud computing can be a fantastic driver of business growth and end-user satisfaction.

Nutanix Files Delivers End-User Computing Without Compromise

Enterprises turn to end-user computing, and VDI in particular, to secure an array of benefits, including lower administrative overhead, increased employee productivity, and costs savings.

Top 10 Cloud Management Questions Answered

The arrival of cloud computing has provided organizations with reliable and secure computing capacity delivered with ease – just as everyday utilities are.

5 Keys to Cloud Compliance in 2019

If you’ve been employed in a formal engagement of some kind, it’s likely that you’re familiar with the idea of regulatory compliance.

The State of Federal IT

There’s an old proverb (and possibly a curse), to wit: “May you live in interesting times.” Regarding Federal IT, we certainly do live in interesting times.

Join Nutanix at HIMSS Conference and Exhibition: February 12-14, 2019

Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), the leading health information and technology conference, bringing together 45,000+ healthcare professionals from 90+ countries for the education, innovation, and collaboration to transform the healthcare industry is taking place in Orlando, Florida.

A Pragmatic Path to the Retail Cloud

The tangible benefits of the enterprise cloud are transforming retail. These cloud-driven changes are more than a marginal evolution toward more efficient, scalable, and connected business systems.

Preventing Data Breaches with App-Centric Security

The volume and sophistication of cyber attacks along with extensive losses from successful exploits being covered in the media have made security a top priority for IT leadership. No business wants to make headlines because of a security breach.

Commvault Heads to .NEXT

We recently caught up with Greg White, Director of Alliance Marketing at Commvault, to talk about the Commvault and Nutanix partnership and his expectations for the upcoming .NEXT conference.

Why Can’t IT Administrators and Decision Makers Agree on Cloud?

Here’s a test. Would you be comfortable giving a definition of ‘the cloud’ to a stranger? If you have any doubts, don’t worry – you’re not alone.

It’s Time to Forge a Consensus on Cloud

Ever since the emergence of cloud, there’s been fierce debate about which architecture is best. Public and private cloud both have their advocates.

Test Your Datacenter Knowledge!

So, you work in a datacenter. Maybe you spend a lot of time there. You might know your datacenter pretty well, but how well do you know what’s happening in other datacenters around the world?

Nutanix CEO Letter to Stockholders

This September, we completed two years as a public company and nine years since we were founded in 2009.

What does the future hold? Trends for 2019 and Beyond

The close of the year is a time for reflection. It’s also a time to look forward to the promise of the what’s to come. In that spirit, we thought it would be interesting to share a few ideas we believe will be important in 2019 and beyond.

Insights from NEXT Magazine Issue 4

NEXT Magazine is your source for practical advice, bold ideas, and occasionally controversial opinions from some of the IT industry’s leading change agents.

Save the Date: National Retail Federation Conference, Jan 13-15, 2019

Nutanix is excited to be sponsoring the 2019 National Retail Federation (NRF) Conference this coming January 13-15 in New York!

Have You Seen The List? The Just 100 2019: Companies Doing Right By America

This week, Forbes announced the Just 100, its list of the 100 companies that are doing right by America.

Take the First Step on Your Journey to the Enterprise Cloud

Leading IT organizations are moving to Nutanix Enterprise Cloud which combines the agility and simplicity of the public cloud, with the security and control you need in a private cloud.

Q&A with Elaine Yee, VP of Sales – Americas West

Nutanix is thrilled to have just recently lured Elaine Yee as our brand new VP of Sales – Americas West

AWS Transit Gateway: What it is, benefits, and limitations

Among the announcements, AWS re:Invent 2018 attendees are buzzing about is the AWS Transit Gateway designed to simplify network management. IT fraternity seems to love the number 1 (one click, one view), and this new tool continues that theme, merging cloud resources and on-prem datacenters into one network topology.

Fuel Your Business with an Intelligent Edge

We are excited to announce the general availability of Xi IoT to the public. It’s a simple, scalable, and secure intelligent edge platform for real-time analysis delivered as a part of Xi Cloud Services.

Xi Frame – Desktop as a Service (DaaS) at Your Service

The Xi Frame team just completed a week at Autodesk University, where Xi Frame powered the hands-on-labs and certification labs. This was the second year that Xi Frame was the delivery platform of choice for delivering full versions of AutoCAD, Revit, Inventor, and more for Autodesk University attendees to use for their conference labs.

Introducing Xi Epoch by Nutanix

We are excited to announce the general availability of Xi Epoch, a universal observability and monitoring service for modern cloud applications. Xi Epoch enables DevOps and Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) teams to gain end-to-end visibility into application infrastructure, service interactions, and dependencies.

The Nutanix Customer Journey: A Perspective from .NEXT, EMEA

As we head into .NEXT London tomorrow, I’ve found myself taking a step back to reflect on how far we have come as a company since we were founded nine years ago.

Everything You Need to Know About AWS Firecracker

The world has come a long way from maintaining hardware in a big room full of servers to running CPU and memory-intensive applications in just one click. One of the main purposes of this transition is to enable developers and system engineers to concentrate more on applications and programs rather than maintaining the underlying infrastructure.

Nutanix Era: Elegant & Efficient One-click Database Operations

Traditional database operations are disjointed, complex and inefficient. In frustration, many organizations are turning to cloud-hosted solutions which, while more agile, introduce significant operational changes and, in most cases, much higher costs. But now organizations have an on-premises alternative.

Nutanix Karbon: Enterprise-grade Kubernetes Solution

Enterprises in all industries are looking more like tech companies as they rely on software to deliver value to customers and stay competitive. From airplane manufacturers leveraging software and the Internet to better predict maintenance needs to hotel operators driving customer satisfaction by helping guests avoid lines with smartphone check-in—they all require rapid development of software.

AWS Announces S3 Intelligent Tiering, What is it Really?

Amazon Simple Storage Service, better known as AWS S3, is one of the oldest and most widely used solutions from Amazon Web Services. S3 is designed to store terabytes of customer data with high availability and scale.

The Importance of Cloud Security and Compliance for Your Business

It’s becoming a story we’re all too familiar with: even one cloud security incident, usually arising out of a badly implemented cloud compliance policy can send a company on a downward spiral with legal fees, customer anger (or worse, customer loss), and bad press.

The Four Biggest Roadblocks that Slow Hybrid Cloud Adoption

Companies today are pursuing a hybrid cloud or multi-cloud strategy as a way to accelerate digital transformation and make IT services more agile and cost-effective.

How We Got to Hyperconverged Infrastructure

With hyperconvergence adoption on the rise, it’s hard to believe HCI is a relatively new player in the grand scheme of IT. In fact, according to the State of the Enterprise Datacenter report, 67% of respondents are either using or are planning to adopt hyperconverged infrastructure.

Xi Leap – The First No-Install DR

Today we proudly announced the availability of Xi Leap, a Disaster Recovery (DR) service delivered from Xi Cloud.

The Future of the Datacenter is Multicloud

For too long IT organizations and the datacenters they run have been cost centers bogged down with elaborate processes that stymie innovation. The advent of cloud computing has transformed IT service delivery, providing unprecedented levels of flexibility and agility.

What IT is Digging

We’ve learned a lot of interesting things about IT teams’ infrastructure needs, pain points, and challenges in our conversations with IT pros around the globe. But along the way, we’ve also learned some pretty interesting things about what IT pros are into in the world beyond the datacenter.

28 Actions You Can Take to Manage Cloud Costs

With the cloud becoming the new normal, and organizations moving toward digital business initiatives, the dynamics of IT have completely changed.

The 7 Essential Steps for IT Transformation

IT strategy has shifted to prepare for and kickstart digital transformation as a business-critical initiative—but there’s still a datacenter to run.

5 Architectural Principles to Consider Before Choosing Your Infrastructure

When it comes to application and desktop virtualization projects, choosing the right infrastructure for your business is among the most important decisions you’ll need to make.

Tackling diversity head on—and with .heart

Here at Nutanix we’re guided by a set of culture principles that help us “live our culture.” As the official “ People Person” here, one in particular stands out to me: Hire Often, Hire Diverse.

Nutanix AOS 5.9 is Here!

The Nutanix AOS 5.8 release back in July 2018 unleashed many new security enhancements with a focus on encryption and identity management. We are excited to let you know that AOS 5.9 is here and available for you to download from the portal.

Intern Life at Nutanix

When I first started the daunting task of finding a summer internship, I was nervous about making the wrong decision and spending my summer making photocopies or going on coffee runs.

Beam | Cost Optimization for the Enterprise Cloud

Enterprises increasingly run applications in a variety of different cloud environments—public, private, distributed, and hybrid cloud. With a mix of public and private clouds, enterprises now require services and tools that can work across private and public environments.

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%.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Nutanix Expands Workplace Diversity with Apprenticeships and Returnships

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.

Next Generation Virtualization: The Converged Datacenter

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 the most cited benefits.

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.

A Note From Dheeraj

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.

The Results are in: Public Cloud Usage Trends

Businesses of varying sizes — from startups to enterprises — are adopting multi-cloud strategies to foster greater agility and innovation velocity. We’ve been tracking public cloud usage of over $1 billion on an annual basis among our customers, and we’ve discovered several cloud adoption and use patterns.

Key Insights From the 2018 State of the Enterprise Datacenter Report

As the datacenter, cloud, and IT overall transform for the future, it’s natural to see fluctuations in how people view these technologies. Plus, emerging trends in IT mean some tools and services will rise in popularity while others lose steam.

New eBook Explores Impact of IoT, AI, and Automation on Manufacturing

Manufacturing organizations often join us in our Executive Briefing Center (EBC) to learn how Nutanix Enterprise Cloud can help modernize their infrastructure. We value the opportunity to hear about their vision and the challenges they face.

Safety First with Nutanix AOS 5.8

It’s the first week of July, so here in North America where Nutanix is headquartered, that means Canada and the United States are celebrating the birth of their nations (Canada Day & Fourth of July) with BBQ, picnics, and of course fireworks.

Finally, we can talk about SAP HANA on Nutanix!

We’ve been struggling for months now to hold our tongues and not prematurely talk about this popular topic. We are at the cusp of yet another exciting and natural next step for the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS based on hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI), as we continue to expand into the core of the enterprise data center.

2018 Nutanix Elevate Partner of the Year Award Winners

Recently, Nutanix hosted our fourth annual .NEXT user conference in New Orleans. It was truly an incredible event for customers, partners, and Nutanix. With nearly 5,000 attendees, 80 sponsors and an unbelievable lineup of speakers, .NEXT marked its best year yet!

Innovating in a Chaotic Healthcare System

Earlier this year, Amazon, JP Morgan Chase, and Berkshire Hathaway announced plans to jointly form an independent, not-for-profit healthcare company for their 1.2 million employees marking a bold move by three marquee companies in the world to take a crack at resolving complicated issues in a chaotic healthcare industry.

Nutanix “.hearts” New Orleans

.NEXT… What an experience in one of the best cities in the US! I was fortunate enough to lead the .heart program at .NEXT NOLA where we encouraged attendees to “share your .heart.”

Celebrating Customer Innovation: .NEXT 2018 Customer Awards

Last week we held our fourth annual .NEXT conference in New Orleans with 5,000 customers, partners and industry enthusiasts. We had something for everyone from novice to expert, and enjoyed connecting with peers and recognizing IT leaders who are transforming their organizations with technology as part of our .NEXT customer award program.

Partner Power on Display at .NEXT New Orleans

Attending my first .NEXT Conference last week in New Orleans was truly an incredible and exhilarating experience, featuring a record number of partners, customers, and exciting and innovative product announcements. It also featured our first-ever integrated and dedicated day for our partners, Partner Xchange.

The 5 Decisions to Make Before Building a Hybrid Cloud

Most organizations already operate in a variety of clouds—public and private. (Hybrid cloud adoption grew 3x from 2016 to 2017, and more than 80% of organizations are operating in some kind of hybrid scenario).

X-Ray Vision as Nutanix Goes Open Source

Nutanix launched X-Ray in 2017 with a simple premise: to enable organizations to understand, with a high degree of certainty, how various hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) platforms would perform for their mix of applications and use cases under real-world conditions.

Nutanix Introduces Application Mobility from Public to Private Clouds

When Xtract for VMs launched just seven months ago, it provided Nutanix customers with a simple and granular method to onboard existing workloads to on-premises Nutanix Enterprise Clouds.

Nutanix Era: Databases Made Simple

Nutanix first made datacenter infrastructure invisible with enterprise cloud built on hyperconverged infrastructure. The company next transformed and simplified virtualization from stand-alone product to feature.

Nutanix Beam – Multi-Cloud Governance At Your Fingertips

Today we proudly announce the general availability of Nutanix Beam, a new software as a service (SaaS) offering that delivers multi-cloud governance as part of the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS.

Go with the Flow

It may seem like an overused idiom, but we think it’s the perfect title for a blog post on Nutanix networking and Flow. Today the journey is well underway.

How to Build a True Multi-Cloud Service

Earlier today, at Nutanix .NEXT in Anaheim, we shared with the 7,000+ attendees that you can now use Frame to provision one-click virtual desktops on your own Nutanix cluster running AHV.

The Virtuous Circle of Corporate Culture

Reputation matters. Especially for fast growing companies like ours. When you are hiring fast, it helps to have your good reputation precede you. That’s why we are really happy to have been named one of the top public cloud companies to work for in 2018 by Glassdoor and Battery Ventures.

Staying Hungry and Exceeding Customer Expectations

At Nutanix, we are what some may say obsessed about our customer and their success. Our EVP of Engineering and Operations recently blogged how we have built customer trust and a reputation for customer satisfaction, a sustained effort that goes back years.

FinTech and Blockchain: Where Silicon Alley meets Hyperconverged Infrastructure

You may not have heard of the term Silicon Alley, but I am sure you are aware of the game-changing financial technology (FinTech) that is emanating from it. “Silicon Alley” was initially coined in the mid-1990s as a way to group media startups housed around the Flatiron neighborhood of Manhattan.

The NEXT step for Veeam + Nutanix

Last June at the Nutanix .NEXT Conference in Washington, D.C., Veeam announced a new partnership with Nutanix, the leader in enterprise cloud computing and hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI).

Unified Data Protection for .NEXT Generation Workloads and Nutanix AHV

Managing the proliferation and performance demands of modern, next-gen workloads can be daunting as businesses continue to accelerate their transition to the multi-cloud world.

Nutanix and Cyxtera Technologies Partner to Offer IT Organizations Compute On-Demand

There are many situations where colocation is preferable to running applications in the public cloud. This is frequently the case in regulated industries such as healthcare and financial services as well as in public sector, manufacturing, and retail.

Highlights of the Inaugural Nutanix 2018 Investor Day

At Nutanix, we like to think that we have a reputation as a disruptor of the status quo, and our recent investor day was no exception. Held at the NASDAQ in New York City on March 12th, our inaugural investor day was sold out, attracting two to three times the crowd typical for a company of this size.

Columbia University and Nutanix Team Up to Mentor IT Executives on Multicloud Era

The multi-cloud era represents a quantum leap that is changing the enterprise IT landscape, creating digital disruption and new ways of thinking about private, public and edge requirements.

Nutanix AOS 5.6 is here along with AFS 3.0.0.1

The Nutanix AOS 5.5 release back in December 2017 unleashed many new features that pushed the envelope on resilience, performance, security, and operational agility.

In Customer Service, It’s Little Things That Matter

If you have followed Nutanix at all over the past few years, you’d know that our commitment to our customers is one of the foundational pillars of our business. We measure our success not on how much product we sell, but on our customers’ belief in us and how we’re able to work with them to solve any challenge they face in the datacenter

HIMSS 2018 over so What's .Next!

One of the largest healthcare IT shows, HIMSS 2018 wrapped up in Las Vegas back in the first week of March and as expected over 1300 companies exhibited in the areas such as cloud computing, artificial intelligence, clinical workflows, and interoperability.

Nutanix to Welcome Minjar to the Family

Today, we are delighted to announce that we have signed a definitive agreement to acquire Minjar Inc. to help enterprises accelerate their multi-cloud journey with Botmetric, Minjar’s solution for intelligent cloud optimization.

The Perils of 3 (or more)-Tier Infrastructure

Once upon a time, a long time ago (in 1999), 3-tier infrastructure was the go to for the needs of applications…from 1999.

Nutanix to Welcome Netsil to the Family

Today we announced that Nutanix has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Netsil Inc., an applications discovery and operations management company that provides state-of-the-art observability in modern distributed cloud environments.

Nutanix Technical Account Managers: Enterprise Cloud Value Drivers

Businesses deploying Enterprise Cloud can benefit from a strategy for maximizing the ROI on their investment: every dollar spent needs to drive genuine operational efficiencies.

Enterprise Workflows for Today’s IT Department

The organizational role of the IT department has expanded far beyond a neatly contained cluster of traditional systems like e-mail and on-prem business applications based on relational databases.

Join Nutanix at HIMSS18: March 5-9

One of the largest shows focused on Healthcare related IT, HIMSS18 is being held from March 5-9, 2018 in Las Vegas.

A New Way to Show Our .heart: College Scholarships

Nutanix extends its .heart corporate social responsibility initiative to financially support women studying advanced computer science and engineering.

Service Providers and the Meaning of “One OS. One Click. Any Cloud.”: Part 1

At Nutanix, we describe our Enterprise Cloud as One OS. One Click. Any Cloud. Because Nutanix software provides a single operating system across multiple cloud environments, it can provide your organization a true ‘public cloud–like’ experience across your entire IT fabric.

Digital Transformation and Role of DevOps

Digital transformation (DX) has triggered a major overhaul in the way organizations think about tried-and-true business models and operationalize day-to-day processes.

Announcing Girls in Tech’s Newest Board Member

Of all the blog posts I’ve written since starting Nutanix, this one is particularly special to me because it deals with an organization that’s helped me on my personal and professional journey.

Partners Complete Us

A recent IDC study indicates that customer IT spending through business partners is forecasted to continue to outpace direct IT spending over the next several years.

Unlocking the ROBO/Edge IT Landscape with the Launch of Nutanix 1-node Cluster

The 1-node Nutanix Enterprise Cloud offering was created with one thing in mind: you – our customers. You told us that a Nutanix offering specifically designed for smaller, remote deployments will radically simplify your ability to deliver virtualized applications at your remote sites.

Modernizing the Energy Industry with Nutanix

The oil and gas sector has been hit very hard over the past few years, due to the steep downturn in crude oil and other commodity prices. You can get a sense of this by looking at the macroeconomics trends in areas with a high density of oil and gas companies.

Capitalising on the Next-Generation Cloud

For success in the channel, flexibility and a willingness to evolve with technological advancements in critical. If we look back just over a year, savvy channel partners were exploiting new paths to revenue by building service practices above the hypervisor.

Once in a Decade… or Once in a Lifetime?

Recently several Wall Street and industry analysts have been sharing their perspective on Nutanix as a growth opportunity.

Omnichannel Retail Success Requires IT Transformation

Today’s consumers are tech savvy. Their shopping experiences often involves some combination of brick-and-mortar, online, mobile, social, and other channels.

Are You Holding Onto Old School Virtualization

No one argues the important role virtualization plays in hyperconverged infrastructure solutions and in how enterprise IT delivers applications and services.

Top Three Themes from Gartner Data Center Conference

Earlier this month, Nutanix met with a number of IT professionals at the Gartner Data Center Conference in Las Vegas.

The Steady Beat of .heart

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

The Software Path

In our Q1 FY18 earnings call, we formally announced that we would thoughtfully adopt a software-centric approach to our go-to-market and financial reporting.

7 Ways Enterprise Cloud Satisfies the IT Wishlist

What’s on your infrastructure wishlist? Control? Elasticity? Simplicity? Lower costs? And have you found an infrastructure that can tick all the boxes?

The Complete Package: Nutanix AHV certified on Klas Telecom’s Voyager Tactical Data Center

Earlier this year, we joined forces with Klas Telecom to bring Nutanix Enterprise Cloud to the edge with the Voyager Tactical Data Center (TDC) – a rugged, enterprise-grade compute and data storage solution that fits in an airline carry-on compliant rollaway case.

Nutanix: Providing Choice, Reducing Costs and Solving State & Local Governments’ Most Pressing IT Challenges

State and local government organizations in the U.S. face daunting IT challenges as they look to improve service delivery while controlling costs. Key obstacles they face are a reliance on older IT systems, lack of skilled employees and inadequate budgets.

How Nutanix Marketplace Brings Developers and IT Together

At .NEXT Nice we unveiled new developer-centric services to advance public cloud-like consumption models for enterprises. In this post, we’d like to share our perspective on bringing developers and IT closer – fostering better collaboration and increasing application agility – to produce dramatically better outcomes for the organization.

3 Quick Questions with .NEXT Europe Speaker Fabien Cousteau

Fabien Cousteau is an aquanaut, oceanographic explorer, and environmental advocate. The grandson of pioneering marine conservationist and explorer Jacques Cousteau, Fabien has dedicated his life to learning about and interacting with marine life, and sharing his insights with local communities and children worldwide through the Fabien Cousteau Ocean Learning Center.

3 Quick Questions with .NEXT Europe Speaker Mick Ebeling

Mick Ebeling is the chief innovation instigator and founder of Not Impossible Labs, an award-winning content and technology solution creator based in Los Angeles. Operating under the motto “help one, help many,”

Shining a Light on Diversity: Nutanix at Grace Hopper

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Reducing Oracle Licensing Costs

3 Quick Questions with .NEXT Speaker John McAdam

John McAdam has served as a member of the board of directors at Nutanix since 2015. He also currently serves on the board of F5 Networks, the company for which he was president and CEO from 2000 to 2017. Under his leadership, F5’s annual revenue grew from $100 million to $2 billion.

Nutanix Xtract Introduces VM Migration Simplicity to Hyperconverged Infrastructures

During .Next 2017, held in Washington DC in June, Nutanix announced Xtract for VMs beta release, a key component in simplifying organizations’ Nutanix Enterprise Cloud adoption when there are existing workloads that need to be migrated.

Benefits of Nutanix: Enhancing Enterprise Agility in Cloud Computing

A recent study by IDC shows that while deploying Nutanix does enable significant infrastructure and other savings over traditional 3-tier infrastructure (Centralized Storage + Storage Network + Compute), the biggest opportunity was squarely in the bucket of improved business productivity.

Will The Real HCI Market Leader Please Stand Up?

IDC recently published its latest market share statistics for “Converged Infrastructure,” which includes the rapidly-growing hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) market as a distinct category.

Why We Drink Our Own Champagne

When I joined Nutanix 8 months ago, one of my first objectives was to audit the sprawl of applications and infrastructure typically found in a fast-growing startup, and to standardize and streamline IT operations around the globe. Naturally, being in the infrastructure business, it made a lot of sense to “eat our own dog food” — move all on-prem and hybrid workloads to Nutanix — and be the first customer of everything that comes out of engineering into production.

Nutanix Announces the Industry’s Only Hyperconverged Solution for Cisco UCS Blades

Glassdoor Names Nutanix a Best Place to Interview

Hungry. Humble. Honest. Our values define who we are and play a crucial role in our hiring process. We are hungry to grow and expand with the right talent.

Deploy Applications with Simplicity and Performance using IBM Hyperconverged Systems Powered by Nutanix

As a follow-on to our multi-year partnership announcement on May 16, IBM has released details on their new Hyperconverged Systems powered by Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform software.

.NEXT Wrap-up: Tech Alliances Edition!

The Nutanix alliances organization supports and executes on Nutanix’s vision to build a simple platform and operating system for the Enterprise Cloud by building the most effective technology partner program and ecosystem.

.NEXT 2017 Product and Technology Announcement Summary

What an amazing week in Washington D.C. for Nutanix .NEXT 2017! Although much of the focus was around our partnership with Google, Nutanix Calm automation and Xi cloud services, we also made plenty of really cool advancements in core Acropolis and AHV features and functions that will be available in a forthcoming release.

.NEXT 2017 D.C.: All the News Fit to Print

One of my favorite phrases from .NEXT 2017 came from SAP’s CEO Bill McDermott, who sat down with our own Dheeraj Pandey and the 3850+ attendees of annual Nutanix user conference and shared, “there is no room for small dreams.”

Partners Shine at .NEXT 2017

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Bright Lights, Big Payoff for Nutanix Channel Partners at .NEXT

With significant solution announcements spotlighted by Nutanix during the .NEXT conference, Nutanix partners may be wondering what this means for their business and customers.

VM Migrations and Database Transformations for Simple Enterprise Cloud Adoption

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Nutanix Leap – A New Approach to Cloud Services

Today we proudly announced Xi Cloud Services, a native cloud extension to the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform that powers more than 6000 end-customers around the globe.

App Centric Infrastructure for Any Cloud

Today we announced Nutanix Calm, a generational addition coming to the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform, providing application automation and lifecycle management spanning cloud environments.

Nutanix Teams Up with Google Cloud to Fuse Cloud Environments for Enterprise Apps

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Expanding the Nutanix and Dell EMC Partnership

The Nutanix and Dell EMC® partnership has been an enormous success. We would like to thank our joint customers for choosing our combined infrastructure for their enterprise clouds.

Why It’s Time to Lay the Traditional Partner Programme to Rest

For too long, IT vendors have dictated to their partners how they should run their businesses. They have built channel programs that are inflexible and prescriptive in nature.

Nutanix Selected as One of Computerworld’s 100 Best Places to Work in IT

What an honor it is to be included in Computerworld’s Best Places to Work in IT for 2017! I’m proud of our team and proud of this achievement on behalf of Nutanix.

One-Click Cloud Integration for Citrix Workspace Appliance

Citrix and Nutanix recently announced One-Click Cloud integration as part of the Citrix Workspace Appliance (CWA) program at Synergy 2017.

Columbia University IT Visionary Heads to .NEXT

An Interview with Dr. Art Langer, Director of the Center for Technology Management at Columbia University

Showing some .heart at .NEXT!

As you may have heard, this year’s .NEXT features forward-thinking business luminaries, tech gurus, and hoards of IT pros all under one roof. These people will inspire your minds, but we want to make sure we also inspire your hearts!

Nutanix at Citrix Synergy 2017: Expanding on a Solid Relationship

We are ready to head out to Citrix Synergy 2017 next week. Our bags are packed and our demos are built and we will be showing up in style as a proud Platinum Sponsor (booth #204), with a larger booth, demo stations, and a Nutanix theater.

Nutanix and Citrix Pave Way for Hybrid Cloud VDI with Nutanix InstantON For Citrix Cloud

We understand your desire to take advantage of the benefits of VDI. But we also know you just aren’t sure how to easily get there because we hear the same thing all the time.

Why HCI (Nutanix) Truly is a Great Fit for Healthcare Applications

I recently read a blog post from a storage vendor attempting to make the case that HCI (Hyper-converged Infrastructure) is not a good fit for healthcare. They used their strategic partner’s HCI solution, VMware VSAN as the example, but tried to apply their reasoning to all HCI.

Further Liberation of the Data Center

With the rise of open systems in the 1980s, IBM helped unfurl new freedom in datacenter computing. Moving beyond the proprietary silos of prior generation minicomputers and mainframes, IBM pioneered the open systems of UNIX interoperability with POSIX-compliant software stacks.

Sivantos Group Heads to .NEXT 2017

Sivantos Group is one of the world’s top manufacturers of hearing aids. The corporation was spun off from Siemens Audiology Solutions in 2015. Sivantos now employs over 5,000 people in more than 25 countries, and its international sales departments serve customers in another 95 countries.

Nutanix Playlist: Journey to Dell EMC World 2017

Nutanix is so excited to be joining the fourth consecutive Dell (EMC) World that we decided to celebrate with a fun-filled Journey-themed experience for our customers and partners.

Upgrade to AOS 5.1 Today!

We just released the 5.1 version of our AOS software last friday, packed with several goodies that you will love.

Making a Case for Enterprise Cloud: A Perspective from Neuralytix

The Cloud is a wonderful thing Scalable, flexible, and cost effective from the outset—it’s seems to be everything enterprises today are prioritizing.

Nutanix continues streak of Customer Support Excellence with a 2016 Net Promoter Score (NPS) of 90 Again!

We are thrilled to announce we have been awarded the Omega North Face Award for excellence in service delivery for the fourth year in a row. Our Net Promoter Score (NPS) – the gold standard for measuring customer loyalty – has a weighted average of 90 over these four years.

Improving Nutanix Customer Experience With Analytics

Ever since Nutanix pioneered Hyper-Converged Infrastructure and made the case for the Enterprise Cloud, we’ve stood out from the competition. We differentiate ourselves with our superior product and exceptional product support, as shown by our continued streak of a 90+ Net Promoter Score (NPS).

Private Clouds, Enterprise Clouds and More

The Cloud is a wonderful thing Scalable, flexible, and cost effective from the outset—it’s seems to be everything enterprises today are prioritizing.

.NEXT Conference: What’s In It for Partners

As a forward-thinking Nutanix partner focused on delivering the best results for your customers, you might tend to be a bit of an overachiever at times.

And The Beat Goes On

Since launching .heart last September, we’ve rolled out a number of programs and initiatives that continue to emphasize our goals of giving back and encouraging gender diversity in tech.

Nutanix Xpress: The Little HCI Engine That Could

This morning on May 24th, 2016, we announced Nutanix Xpress – our first product line dedicated just to small and medium-sized businesses.

Act II: Thinking Global, Acting Local

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Nutanix at HIMSS: St. Joseph Health and Nutanix Enterprise Cloud

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Buy Less Nutanix!

Cornerstone Home Lending Upgrades with Citrix and Nutanix

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Nutanix Continues to Deliver on the Promise of Invisible Infrastructure for Citrix Environments

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Making More with Citrix and Nutanix: A Guide for Channel Partners at Citrix Summit

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

The 5.0 Release is Here

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

One Year in with the Lenovo-Nutanix Partnership

I am here at the Gartner Datacenter Conference in Las Vegas and am reflecting back on this past year since Lenovo and Nutanix announced a joint partnership to deliver a Lenovo-branded hyperconverged appliance powered by Nutanix Enterprise Cloudsoftware.

Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform Just Got Better

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

OGD Heads to .NEXT EMEA 2016

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Delen Private Bank Heads to .NEXT Vienna 2016

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Listening to Healthcare CIOs

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Consumer Grade Problem Diagnosis with Prism Integration for NCC

Despite the best laid plans, incidents occur that can impact the services delivered by IT. If the issue is not easily diagnosed using system alerts, then a variety of techniques must be used.

App-Centric Assessments with SQL Server Xplorer

Nutanix has developed and leverages a number of software automations and best practices designed to ensure that you not only get the best possible performance and availability but also leverage the least amount of resources to do so.

Helkama Emotor Group Heads to .NEXT Vienna 2016

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Turtle Entertainment Heads to .NEXT EMEA 2016

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Dell EMC Is Going Big at .NEXT Europe

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Recognizing a Transformational Force in Government

Take into consideration the history of technology and the decades worth of sprawling infrastructure, from the mainframe to the client-server/distributed computing era and beyond, and you get a sense of the magnitude of the situation that Mr. Scott is trying to transform.

Take the NEXT step Towards the Enterprise Cloud at our .NEXT Conference in Vienna!

This year more than 2,500 leading IT professionals joined us in June for the unforgettable. .NEXT Las Vegas conference. Now the only event dedicated to the latest in data center and enterprise cloud technologies is coming to Europe for the first time.

Gartner Magic Quadrant: So nice to be a leader twice!

At Nutanix, 2016 has been an exceptional year of growth and success. In just 10 short months, we’ve exceeded 3,000 customers across 90+ countries, grown to more than 2,000 employees, surpassed one billion dollars in lifetime sales

Putting the Focus on End-users: Citrix XenServer and Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform

NTNX: Disrupt. Reinvent. Repeat.

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

On-Demand Deployment for your Databases with Oracle VM and Nutanix Enterprise Cloud

Businesses of all sizes rely on Oracle databases to run applications that power their most essential IT business systems. As a result, IT administrators want to be sure that they have correctly deployed and configured the database.

Piece of Mind for your Workloads with VM-Centric Flash Mode Support

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Introducing Nutanix X-Powered Services

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Nutanix Launches .heart – Our New CSR Program

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Gear Up for the Enterprise Cloud at Ignite

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Financial modeling in the era of hyperconvergence and cloud

Meaningful and Real-Time Insights for your Workloads

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Comprehensive API Support for your Backup Software

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Advanced VM Placement Intelligence: Allows your VMs to Focus on Running Workloads

Keeping data close to the compute has been one of the salient features of the Nutanix architecture and the Distributed Storage Fabric, or DSF.

File Restoration on Your Terms with Enterprise Cloud Self Service File Restore

Today at the .NEXT On-Tour, we are bringing continuous innovation to the Big Apple, New York City. Simple, integrated backup should be at the core of every Enterprise Cloud strategy.

Back to Basics

I was just thinking how young a company we still are. Nutanix was incorporated in Delaware on September 22nd, 2009. It took us another four months to

While the Dust Settles, Dell EMC XC Series Rolls On

Over the last few months since the announcement of Dell acquiring EMC in the largest technology acquisition in history, there has been many conjecture articles written about the future of the Nutanix OEM partnership with newly formed, Dell Technologies.

Nutanix Storage Only Node: Large File Services Repositories

Running AFS on the NX-6035C-G5 storage only nodes can provide another use case for Nutanix customers starting to migrate to the Enterprise Cloud Platform.

Serve Files with Enterprise Cloud Agility, Security, and Availability with Acropolis File Services

We are happy to announce that Acropolis File Services (AFS) is planned to be generally available (GA) in the Asterix software release.

VM Deployment at Enterprise Cloud Speed: Simplified Management and Silent Installation for Nutanix Guest Tools

Nutanix Guest Tools (NGT) are a set of software features installed within virtual machines for the purpose of enabling advanced functionality.

Prism on your Terms: Local Language Support

Early in Nutanix’s history, we were faced with a choice to travel one of two paths. The first was to focus on building our business close to Nutanix headquarters and establish ourselves in North America.

No-Click Data Center Site Failovers Powered by Metro Availability Witness

Nutanix Metro Availability is a continuous availability solution which enables synchronous replication and stretched clustering capabilities for Nutanix environments.

Powering Enterprise Apps and Services with a Radically Different Approach: A Conversation with Hexaware Technologies

IT organizations face significant challenges in providing applications on-demand, while ensuring high uptimes and responsiveness. Legacy IT infrastructure can no longer cater to evolving business needs, especially in cases where IT acts as a cost center rather than an enabler.

Shared Ambition

This blog is about the wonderful news of Nutanix, PernixData and Calm.io coming together as one company. Let me first start with Nutanix and our ambition.

Fun and Games with Cisco®

Cisco® recently removed Nutanix from of its Solution Partner Program (SPP). Cisco® Partner Certification is done through this program. The termination surprisingly followed the successful conclusion of working with very cooperative, and enthusiastic Cisco® teams (Engineering, Product Management, Technical Marketing, Sales) to certify Nutanix’s software on UCS®.

A Breath of Fresh Air for Your Remote and Branch Offices

Traditionally, the main datacenter has been the center of gravity for most business IT organizations. After all, that’s where the datacenter is and that’s where most of IT staff works

Nutanix and Cisco UCS: On Responsibility and Change

Innovation in business never rests. It demands that all functions in organizations must constantly adapt if the business is to thrive over time.

Putting the Infrastructure in VDI

VMworld US 2016 (Aug 28-31), held in Las Vegas, is coming upon us beckoning attendees to the vision of “Be TOMORROW”. Swing by the Nutanix booth #2311 at VMworld to win prizes and attend multiple informative sessions including ones on End User Computing, VDI and Nutanix products and solutions.

Fasten Your Seatbelts: It’s Time To Take Off For VMworld US 2016

It’s that time of the year again! VMworld US 2016 is around the corner and there is nothing (other than our own .NEXT!) like the energy of over 20,000 people in Las Vegas talking technology. As always, Nutanix has a lot going on both on the show floor and off.

Why hardware-defined can’t keep up

Learn why proprietary hardware, once essential to protecting a company’s innovations, now hinders – or even destroys – a manufacturer’s ability to compete.

Nutanix and Crystal Group Extend Enterprise Cloud Beyond the Datacenter

Servers are most often deployed in datacenters where the environment is closely controlled. Temperature, humidity, dust, and vibration are rarely a concern. But not all server deployments have it so easy.

Nutanix .NEXT 2016: It's a Wrap

What an amazing month it has been! Looking at the numbers from Nutanix .NEXT(held June 20-22 at the Wynn Resort in Las Vegas), no one would suspect that this was only our second annual user conference – with 2500+ attendees, 67 breakout sessions, and over 120 speakers.

.NEXT in Vegas and the Wheel at the Party

This past week in Las Vegas, we were honored and humbled to host more than 2,500 guests at our .NEXT conference, up from ~960 at our inaugural event in Mia

Nutanix .NEXT 2016 Announcements: Innovation is Just a Click Away

Today at the Nutanix 2016 .NEXT conference, we made several exciting announcements. You can read the announcements in this press release.

The .Next 2016 Keynote Demo: Virtual and Physical Workloads on AHV

What is the next step in the enterprise cloud? It’s the ability to run all your workloads, virtual and physical, on the same easy-to-manage, secure, and high-performance infrastructure.

Parallels Heads to .NEXT

Parallels is a global leader in cross-platform solutions best known for its Parallels Desktop for Mac virtualization software.

AppSense Heads to .NEXT

Last year Nutanix exploded onto the hyperconverged infrastructure landscape with their inaugural user conference Nutanix .NEXT and the subsequent 100 city roadshow.

Intel Heads to .NEXT

Ran Kurup manages business strategy in Intel’s Storage Group. In this role, he drives the group’s long term strategy and investments in the ecosystem including the start-up and research community.

Bauer Built Tire Heads to .NEXT

An Interview with Charlie Kavaloski, Director of IT at Bauer Built Tire

Dell Returning to .NEXT

We recently sat down to interview John Mannix, marketing manager for Software Defined Storage at Dell, to discuss his company’s participation at the quickly approaching .NEXT conference in Las Vegas, June 20-22.

Lenovo Heads to .NEXT

An Interview with Radhika Krishnan, General Manager of Converged/Hyper-Converged Infrastructure and Networking at Lenovo

Cardlytics Heads to .NEXT

An Interview with Biju Samuel, Director of IT at Cardlytics

Illumio Brings Visibility 2.0 to .NEXT

I sat down with Bryan Pelham, Senior Director of Business Development at Illumio, to find out more about Illumio’s approach to visibility and security inside the data center, and what the company is planning to do at this month’s .NEXT conference.

Don’t Let the Tail Wag the Dog

Allowing your legacy IT infrastructure to dictate (or even guide) your future IT purchasing decisions is a bit like the tail wagging the dog.

Making Your Case with ROI

I am thrilled to be moderating the panel, Making Your Case with ROI, at Nutanix .NEXT at the Wynn Resort in Las Vegas, June 22nd.

Brocade at .NEXT

We sat down with Doug Gibson, Director of Strategic Alliances at Brocade. Doug leads Brocade’s Alliance efforts with Hyperconverged and Flash Storage Partners.

Infrastructure as the Great Differentiator

In the recent past, organizations viewed data management as a cost-center, something to be managed as a necessary-evil. IT kept track of what happened or simply enabled other parts of the business to make it happen.

Mellanox Headed to .NEXT

We recently sat down with Kevin Deierling, VP of Marketing at Mellanox. Kevin will be speaking at Nutanix .NEXT, which runs from June 20th to 22nd at the Wynn Resort, Las Vegas.

Knowledge everywhere! Our experience at Citrix Synergy

Citrix Synergy 2016 was a treat to attend for both technical and business attendees from across the globe (77% US, 18% EMEA, 5% APJ customers and partners).

Moving the Nutanix-Citrix Product Integration for AHV to the Next Level

Last year, Nutanix announced an exciting partnership with Citrix, intended to deliver our mutual customers the best possible Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop experience at the most optimal price point, leveraging the integrated AHV hypervisor within the Nutanix Acropolis platforms.

Citrix Heads to .NEXT

Sean Donahue is a product marketing manager, responsible for Windows application delivery at Citrix. One of his key roles is interfacing with Citrix’s strategic partners, including Nutanix.

June 06, 2019

We sat down with Rolland Miller, Director of Solution Architecture at Rubrik. We chatted about the upcoming .NEXT conference in Las Vegas June 20-22

VMTurbo Heads to .NEXT

VMTurbo products help customers guarantee application performance, maximizing infrastructure and human efficiency and positively impacting their companies’ business goals.

Nutanix .NOW 2016: Partner Awards

Nutanix just wrapped up an exciting week in Las Vegas where we held our second annual .NEXT User Conference, and our third annual Nutanix

Nutanix Xpress: Warm Welcome to the Global 200,000

This morning on May 24th, 2016, we announced Nutanix Xpress – our first product line dedicated just to small and medium sized businesses. Why In the last 4

County of San Mateo Heads to .NEXT

Jon Walton is the CIO for San Mateo County, California. We interviewed Jon for a Nutanix case study last year.

Delivering the Enterprise Cloud Platform

It’s great to catch up with you. By the way, congratulations on your new role leading the Lenovo Data Center Group.

Virtualize Student Applications and Look to the Future

At Nutanix, we love our customers. They are the reason why we innovate and strive to achieve and continuously improve customer satisfaction.

Langs Building Supplies ICT Manager heads to .NEXT

An Interview with Matthew Day, ICT & Support Manager at Langs Building Supplies

Nutanix at Citrix Synergy 2016: Enterprise Clouds for Applications and Desktops

2016 has been a very busy year for the VDI solution team here at Nutanix. In addition to VDI focused events and programs, including the widely popular

Hallmark Business Connections @ .NEXT

An Interview with Bob Dussault, Director of Infrastructure and Information Security Officer at Hallmark Business Connections

F5 @ .NEXT

Interview with Frank Strobel, Sr. Strategic BDM at F5 F5 Networks and Nutanix partner to bring the power of the enterprise cloud and software-defined apps.

Clark County CIO Heads to .NEXT

The Government of Clark County is dedicated to providing top-quality IT services to all of its 39 departments and 2.1 million citizens with the highest integrity, respect, and accountability.

A Brave New World

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Service Providers: Profitable Services Built on Top of Enterprise Clouds

Cloud service providers are facing greater challenges than ever before, ranging from increased competition to commoditization of services, to eroding margins.

Believers, Fence-sitters, and Naysayers

The Burden of Responsibility As we unveil our 2nd annual user conference, .NEXT Vegas (Jun 20-22), I wanted to share the why behind the event.

The Promise of the Enterprise Cloud: Changing IT to Inspiration and Transformation

A conversation between Howard Ting, Nutanix CMO, and Madhu Matta, Lenovo Vice President, Server and Storage Product Marketing, about the frontiers of data center infrastructure.

Nutanix Advances Enterprise Cloud Strategy

We are proud to announce Acropolis File Services (AFS), a web-scale native file serving solution built using the same technology that powers Nutanix Enterp

Raising the Bar and Pushing the Envelope on Performance

The release of Acropolis 4.6 illustrates how the constant drive for innovation at Nutanix is paying off big in performance.

Paying it forward with Nutanix Xtribe

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Healthcare Organizations Standardize on Nutanix for Enterprise Cloud Simplicity

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

An interview with Steven Parrish, Chief Information Officer, Mater Health Services

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

An interview with Justin Mason, ITM Operations Manager, University of Canberra

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

An interview with Dave Thompson, Group Manager of IT, Sealord Group

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Nutanix Acropolis and Prism 4.6: The Rise of the Enterprise Cloud

We announced the latest release of the Nutanix software – Release 4.6 – this morning. As with every release from Nutanix, this one is packed with new features and big improvements that will get customers excited.

An interview with Tim Pinnock, ICT Manager, Inaburra School

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

An interview with Ricardo Alberto, Chief Technology Officer, Commonwealth Treasury

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

“Holistic” Security for your Data Center Stack

Drones introduce a host of new security concerns that governments aren’t readily prepared for! Remember this visual, whereby the White House perimeter security was breached.

8 Reasons Why Moore’s Law is Essential for Evaluating Enterprise Storage Solutions

Take the NEXT step on the journey to invisible infrastructure at the second annual .NEXT Conference!

First Nutanix made storage and compute invisible. Then we made virtualization invisible. This year will be about the Enterprise Cloud.

How Moore’s Law is Accelerating the Adoption of Hyperconvergence

TCO vs. ROI: How to Evaluate the Benefits of Next-Generation Storage Technologies

The Tesla Effect – How Hyperconvergence Solves Enterprise Storage Challenges

Softchoice heading into 2016 leading with Emerging Partner of the Year, Nutanix

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

The End of the Beginning

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Nutanix Hyperconverged Infrastructure Enables BAE Systems to Deliver Desktops as a Service

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

IFC Logistics' Journey to Invisible Infrastructure

Phillip Beal recently sat down with us to discuss IFC’s transition from on-premises IT to a managed service from Nutanix partner, Advantage Technology Solutions.

Nutanix at the Gartner Datacenter Conference 2015: Elevating IT to Business Outcomes

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

The Rise of the Apprentice

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

7 Reasons Why AHV is the Next Generation Hypervisor

Is Your Organization “VDI Ready”?

Nutanix and Lenovo

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

The Role of Flash in the Datacenter

Protecting Enterprise Applications in (“Nutanix”) Style

Now Generally Available: Nutanix Acropolis 4.5

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Supported and Certified: Nutanix Invisible Infrastructure for SAP NetWeaver

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Nutanix Technology Champion 2016 Applications Are Open

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

The Wonderful World of Distributed Systems and the Art of Metadata Management

Nutanix introduced the first Hyperconverged platform to the market in 2011. While other Hyperconverged solutions have since come out, what differentiates Nutanix from the other solutions is the focus on implementing a highly scalable, reliable and performant distributed systems architecture.

Nutanix and Citrix Workspace Cloud

On Aug 12th, we announced a new phase of our ongoing partnership with Citrix. The goal was to offer our joint customers better value and an enhanced experience through tight integration of Citrix’s entire product portfolio with Nutanix Acropolis.

Making It All Work Together: Nutanix Elevate Alliance Partners at VMworld 2015

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Invisible Infrastructure and the ability to add Invisible Security

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

What do Tapas, Sangria and Nutanix Have in Common?

We are excited to be a Gold Sponsor again at VMworld Barcelona. It’s going to be a great venue to continue the discussions we’ve had with the numerous IT professionals who are on their journey to invisible infrastructure.

It's a Wrap for VMworld 2015 US!

This past week, the Nutanix team hit Moscone Center in San Francisco along with over 20,000 IT pros to Elevate IT at VMworld 2015 US. We met with thousands of attendees about their journey to invisible infrastructure, and we had a blast during the show!

It’s Time to Elevate IT at VMworld 2015!

It is VMworld San Francisco time again! We are delighted to be a Gold Sponsor again this year and enable the thousands of attendees on their journeys to invisible infrastructure.

6 Nested Virtualization Resources To Get You Started With Community Edition

We announced the release of community edition on June 8, 2015, and the community response has been tremendous. Enterprise IT professionals and tech enthusiasts are able to deploy the leading hyperconverged technology in their home labs and development/test environments.

How Often Have You Saved the Day with Your Coding Skills?

It’s 4:45 pm on a Friday before a long weekend, your manager stops by your cubicle and has a last minute task for the team that needs to be done before everyone leaves for the day.

Erasure Coding-X (EC-X): Predictably Increase Usable Storage Capacity

Now that the dust has settled from our inaugural .NEXT user conference, its time to go into the details of a technology that we briefly discussed called Erasure Coding–X (EC-X). Customers can now deploy EC-X in non-production environments by upgrading to Nutanix Operating System

The Sacred Scale-out Principle and the Art of Building Distributed Systems

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Nutanix vs. VSAN Performance—Part 4 (or why Chuck and EMC are Deathly Afraid of Us)

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

The Power of "Just Right": Nutanix and VMware Solutions for End-User Computing

The Swedish language has a word “lagom” that means “not too much, not too little”, or loosely interpreted as “just right.”

Customer Delight Has Its Rewards

In addition to the many exciting and game changing announcements from .NEXT, we continue to make news in other area’s as well, and I thought I would highlight a few for you, and never losing sight of staying hungry, honest and humble.

Nutanix .NOW: Partner Awards

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

NOS 4.1.3 is now Generally Available

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Welcome To The Era of Invisible Infrastructure, Here Today With Nutanix

A little more than five years ago, Nutanix set out to raise the bar for enterprise infrastructure by rethinking storage and compute for a virtualized world.

Momentum with Microsoft – Nutanix Announces Significant Achievements with Hybrid Cloud and Enterprise Applications at .NEXT

In an age where hybrid cloud, IaaS, and multi-cloud strategy aren’t just buzzwords, but fundamentals of enterprise computing, Microsoft and Nutanix are helping a rapidly increasing

Hyperconverged Infrastructure Meets Hyperscale with Tectonic

Today at Nutanix .NEXT Conference, we will demo Tectonic, CoreOS’ platform that combines the CoreOS stack plus Kubernetes, on Nutanix. When technologies like Nutanix come together with technologies like Tectonic, the promise of container technology is easier to grasp.

Two Cities, Thousands of Conversations, and One Best in Show

May is one of the busiest months on the IT conference circuit. Tens of thousands of attendees come together to learn about trends and the latest and greatest in the industry.

Multi-Vendor Hybrid Cloud Solution

Ever since AWS took off in 2006, cloud computing has been growing in maturity and adoption. The adoption rates have steadily been increasing, and in its 2015 State of the Cloud report, RightScale found that 93% of organizations have already adopted cloud in some form – private, public or hybrid.

Nutanix Community Edition: Because Xiaomi

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Wipro on Why .NEXT

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

EMC, the enemy lies within

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Tata Consultancy Services on .NEXT & Driving Success

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Join Nutanix in Sunny Orlando, Florida for Citrix Synergy 2015

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Partners Betting on Nutanix for the Triple Crown

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Next-Generation Serviceability: The Four Keys from Nutanix

The serviceability of any product relies on four fundamental actions: (i) observe, (ii) inform, (iii) fix, and (iv) learn. While most products attempt to implement these in some form or another, very few get it right. Today I would like to share with you the secret sauce required to build the most serviceable system in the world.

All-Things .NEXT — A Look at the Conference from an Intern's Perspective

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Healthcare, Nutanix, Dell, and beyond…

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Choice Solutions Makes Nutanix Its Top Choice

An Interview with Jim Steinlage, President and CEO of Choice Solutions.

Nutanix is Now Validated for SolarWinds

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Choice Solutions Uses Nutanix to Mitigate Infrastructure Obstacles & Datacenter Politics

Choice Solutions has long been adept at getting in on the ground floor of disruptive technologies. Choice became partners with Citrix in 1993 and has been a Platinum Partner since 1997.

Trek Bicycle Cycles off to .NEXT

An Interview with Brian Oamek, Senior Systems Architect at Trek Bicycle

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Getting Educated at .NEXT

An Interview with Tim Schmidt, Engineering Services Manager at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

See How Web-Scale Wishes Came True for Winners of the Nutanix Non-Profit Makeover Project

Working in the world of corporate IT it’s not often that we get to see technology actually making a difference to people’s day to day lives.

Nutanix Achieves Citrix Ready Certification For ShareFile Enterprise

ShareFile gives users true enterprise-class file sync and share data service across all corporate and personal mobile devices, while giving IT all the control it needs.

Heading off to .NEXT

Darren Ashley, Business Development Manager at BEarena (and Nutanix NTC)

Moving from Mainframe to Web-Scale with Nutanix

An Interview with Jeff Babcock, IT Technical Infrastructure Manager at Empire Life

Getting Ready for .NEXT

An Interview with Derik Davenport, Network Engineer, Serco Inc.

Getting Sirius about .NEXT

An Interview with Steve Dowling, Director of Converged Infrastructure at Sirius Computer Solutions.

Swisslos and Nutanix .NEXT

An Interview with Joris Vuffray, Head of Network and System Management at Swisslos.

Building Things That People Like: An Encore

Exactly 4 years ago to this day, I wrote a blog called “Building things that people like”. That blog was about portability, about customer choice, about a contrarian view that professed building apps and platforms that were not tightly coupled with each other

Building Things That People Like

In the last fortnight, I’ve had the opportunity to read two very contrasting articles on the Internet. One from The Economist on a humbler Microsoft, and another from an EMC blogger Chuck Hollis arguing exactly the opposite on why a single stack matters more than anything else.

Nutanix Platform Expert (NPX): Why We Built It and Why It Matters

On Tuesday March 17th we launched the NPX Program. I’ve conducted interviews, answered requests for information, and read many, many comments since the announcement—and the most common question has been, “Why did Nutanix build this?”

Nutanix at CeBIT 2015

Nutanix is excited to be at CeBIT 2015 in Hannover, Germany March 16-20. This is going to be a great event, so if you are attending the conference, make sure to join us in Hall 2, Booth B29!

Nutanix Teaming with Dell at WHD.global 2015

Later this month at WHD.global 2015 in Europe, Nutanix will participate in our first WorldHostingsDays event alongside our partner Dell.

Second Wave of Dell XC Web-scale Converged Appliances Hits the Street

It’s been slightly over a quarter since the official launch of the Dell XC Web-scale Converged Appliance and Wyse DataCenter Appliance XC at Dell World, and the partnership continues to thrive.

Delivering Secure and Scalable Desktop as a Service

Security and flexibility don’t often end up in the same sentence, especially when it comes to delivering IT as a service.

Hardware Platform Updates – Haswell Refresh and Configure to Order Support for NX-3000 Series

We are excited to announce a couple of big changes to Nutanix’s line of hardware platforms. Starting March 15th 2015, we will support Intel’s Haswell processors.

Nutanix wins Omega NorthFace Award for exceptional Customer Satisfaction and Loyalty for Second Year in a Row

It gives me immense pleasure to share with you some recent great news! For the second year in a row, Nutanix has won the NorthFace ScoreBoard Award from The Omega Management Group.

.NEXT Conference Agenda and Call for Proposals Is LIVE!

.NEXT 2015 (#NEXTConf) promises an unrivaled conference experience for the web-scale and hyperconverged datacenter infrastructure industry, by offering four engaging breakout tracks full of educational sessions.

Nutanix NEXT Podcast Series Update: IaaS, Certifications, Big Data, and More

How quickly times flies! We launched the Nutanix NEXT community podcast series in December, and our weekly following continues to increase thanks to you, the community!

Announcing General Availability of Nutanix Operating System 4.1

The latest release of the Nutanix Operating System, NOS 4.1, is available today. This release offers rich enterprise capabilities to meet the needs of the most demanding applications and critical infrastructure requirements in the datacenter.

Nutanix Gears up for PEX to Show Partners How to Win with Hyperconverged Infrastructure

With the converged marketing growing and technology professionals looking at their datacenters in a new way, 2015 promises to be a fantastic time to be selling to IT.

Joseph Chamberlain College Dramatically Improves End User Experience and Infrastructure Agility with Nutanix

It’s more than 12 months since we at JCC took the decision to break the mould around deploying traditional data centre equipment to support the College’s user base, and to move into the brave new world of hyperconverged systems.

Nutanix Secures Commanding 52% Share of Hyperconverged Market

Over the last few years, the IT infrastructure market has been on a path of rapid evolution and consolidation, and 2014 was a huge year for storage and hyperconverged systems.

The Nutanix Plugin for Citrix XenDesktop

Over the years I’ve spend a lot of time together with clients on how to implement their desktop strategy. It often starts with questions, such as what are the characteristics of the organization?

Nutanix at Citrix Summit 2015 – Join Us and Plug into the Easiest Way to Sell Desktop Virtualization!

Nutanix is excited to be a Gold sponsor at Citrix Summit 2015, and the excitement continues to build. This is going to be a great event, so if you are attending Summit this week, make sure to join us!

New Taneja Group TCO study reveals Nutanix Hyperconverged infrastructure provides 55% lower OPEX

With the recent news around EMC acquiring VCE, we’ve found ourselves on the receiving end of a great deal of questions from industry experts, press and media and end-users, who want to know more about the difference in the technology from Nutanix and VCE.

The 2014 Nutanix Technology Champions (NTC)

I am honored to report that we received over 80 detailed Nutanix Technology Professionals (NTC) Program applications.

Nutanix – The First Five Years and Beyond

Over the last five years, we have made significant progress in our journey, thanks to our incredible ecosystem of believers – the community of employees, customers, partners, investors, analysts, and technology advocates, who have been core to our success, every step of the way.

This Web-Scale Wish Will Come True, Thanks to YOU!

The global community has spoken with thousands of votes to determine the Grand Prize recipient of Web-Scale Wish, and we are thrilled to announce that CLASS Ltd., has garnered the most community votes and will receive a Web-Scale Datacenter Makeover in 2015!

Web-Scale Wish Community Voting Is Live TODAY ONLY – Support Your Favorite Non-Profit!

Through the community-driven Web-Scale Wish Datacenter Makeover Project, Nutanix is gifting over $500,000 in web-scale technology to deserving non-profit organizations.

Simply Secure

Our SecDL’s defense in-depth model enables automated testing for security during development as well as threat modeling to assess and mitigate customer risk from code changes.

Announcing the Finalists! Whose Web-Scale Wish Will Come True?

As you know, the goal of the Web-Scale Wish Datacenter Makeover Project is to gift more than $500,000 in web-scale technology to deserving non-profit organizations.

Web-Scale Wish Cause Spotlight – Roy Maas’ Youth Alternatives

Through the Web-Scale Wish Project, Nutanix will donate up to $500,000 of web-scale products and services to worthy non-profit organizations chosen by you, the community!

End of Support for Microsoft Windows Server 2003: Why You Should Care & What You Should Do

You are most likely aware that, as of July 14, 2015, Microsoft will no longer support Windows Server 2003. If you have one of the estimated 24 million servers running Windows Server 2003, you should be concerned.

Get Ready for the NEXT Community Podcast Series!

We’re thrilled to announce the launch of the weekly NEXT Community Podcast! This 30-min informal and unscripted discussion about web-scale IT covers news, current events, and the industry updates that YOU need to know about.

Nutanix Named a CDW Partner of the Year

Nutanix is honored to have been named a CDW Partner of the Year last week at CDW’s Partner Summit in Las Vegas.

Web-Scale Wish Cause Spotlight – Boys & Girls Clubs of Fresno County

Through the Web-Scale Wish Project, Nutanix will donate up to $500,000 of web-scale products and services to worthy non-profit organizations chosen by you, the community!

Web-Scale Wish Cause Spotlight – The Guelph Public Library

Through the Web-Scale Wish Project, Nutanix will donate up to $500,000 of web-scale products and services to worthy non-profit organizations chosen by you, the community!

Web-Scale Wish Cause Spotlight: Hillcroft College

The right technology in the right hands has the power to change lives and organizations. This holiday season, Nutanix will give web-scale converged infrastructure to the non-profit organizations chosen by you, our community!

Radically Simple Hypervisor Upgrades

Many of the key product and feature decisions at Nutanix are driven by our mission to deliver uncompromising simplicity to the enterprise datacenter. NOS 4.0 release announced in May

Designing Web-Scale Datacenters Just Got Easier

Nutanix is the leading hyperconverged solution for server and desktop virtualization. Over the years, we have developed an extensive depth and breadth of internal intelligence on how to size and scope virtualized workloads, including VDI deployments and virtualized business applications.

Thoughts on Being a Web-Scale Wish Community Judge

As a technology consultant, I have the opportunity to work in different customer environments all the time. I interact with interesting people, and solve unique and difficult problems, while working on the latest technologies.

Size and Design Your Web-Scale Datacenter with Nutanix Sizer

Do you know the best Nutanix appliance model for running your specific application workloads? Do you know how many Nutanix nodes you need for optimal capacity and performance?

Dell XC Series Launches – and Nutanix Partners Benefit

The Perfect Partnership: A Q&A with Dell and Nutanix

Today at Dell World, Dell and Nutanix announced the general availability of the Dell XC Series Web-scale Converged Appliances. The new appliances are the only solution on the market that integrates a Tier 1 Dell hardware platform with the simplicity and scalability of Nutanix web-scale technology.

Adaptive vs. Inline/Always-on Deduplication

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Get XCited for Dell World Austin 2014!

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Meet the Community Judges for Web-Scale Wish!

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Microsoft TechEd Barcelona Meets Web-Scale with Nutanix!

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Nutanix Simplicity reaches Microsoft System Center

We recently wrote a set of blogs about our integration with Windows Server 2012 R2, Hyper-V and the Microsoft ecosystem. The first post detailed our integration with Hyper-V and the strategic value of our partnership with Microsoft.

Web-Scale Wish: A Non-Profit Datacenter Makeover

The right technology in the right hands has the power to change lives and organizations. This holiday season, Nutanix will gift web-scale converged infrastructure to a non-profit organization chosen by you, our community.

Nutanix Metro Availability

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Announcing the Nutanix Technology Champion (NTC) Program

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Announcing Nutanix Metro Availability

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Announcing .NEXT 2015, the Web-Scale Conference

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Reminder: VCDX Study Workshop for Mock Defenses at VMware HQ (Oct 4-5)

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How Nutanix and VSAN EVO: RAIL differ on management and your designs

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Prism Element and Prism Central Walkthrough

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Nutanix – High Availability and Data Protection

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Nutanix High Availability and Continuity – Impact on Ops

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Data-at-Rest Encryption Solutions: How It Works – Nutanix

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The Consequence of Success – Competitive FUD

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Choice: vSphere Licensing on Nutanix

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Bringing “Value” back to your customers – and in “VAR”

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Mark Brunstad joins Nutanix

The baton is passing

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Best Ways to Engage with the Community at VMworld SF ’14

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Pay-As-You-Grow with Nutanix and VMware Horizon 6

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VCDX Study Lounge on Sunday at VMworld SF

If you are preparing for your VCDX examination, or even just interested in getting started, Nutanix invites you to come by the VCDX Study Lounge on Sunday at VMworld 2014 in San Francisco.

AppSense DesktopNow validated for Nutanix

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Nutanix establishes next phase Partner Network framework

Announcing Nutanix Cloud Connect

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Nutanix Arrives as a Mainstream Datacenter Player

Why are VCDXs flocking to Nutanix?

Web-Scale IT: Who Knows the Most? The Results are in at Nutanix

As you may know, we held a worldwide contest for the top score on the Web-Scale IQ Quiz from June 24th through last Friday, July 18th at 10pm PT. Hundreds of contestants competed for bragging rights on being the top expert on Web-Scale IT, plus a Geek Crate (see below), but there can be only one winner.

How Going Web-Scale is Opening up New Opportunities

Protected Trust is a service provider that offers a variety of services ranging from secure email and collaborations to secure private cloud offerings.

Making Web-Scale Waves at VMworld 2014

This year’s VMworld theme of “No Limits” couldn’t have provided a better stage for us to highlight how Nutanix is bringing the scalable and agile technologies and datacenter architectures used by companies such as Facebook, Google, Twitter and other leading players to mainstream enterprises across the globe.

Nutanix and Microsoft Private Cloud: We continue our journey with Microsoft (Part 2)

This article continues where we left off and discusses our most recent software release, Nutanix OS 4.0, which shipped last month. Nutanix OS 4.0 is feature rich comprising integrations with the Microsoft ecosystem including Windows, Hyper-V and Azure.

Nutanix Foundation Demo Video: From Bare-metal to Production in Minutes

The Nutanix Foundation is a tool that allow administrators to completely bootstrap, deploy and configure a bare-metal Nutanix cluster from start-to-end with minimal interaction in matter of minutes.

Bursting with Pride – The Nutanix and BEarena Partnership

A few recent events have driven me to start a blog. BEarena is growing, increasingly my time is spent planning the next move of the Company, analyzing industry trends, preparing us for the next quantum leap.

Nutanix and Microsoft Private Cloud: We begin our journey with Hyper-V (Part I)

Over the last few years, Hyper-V has gained great traction with IT organizations serving numerous use cases, geographies and customer segments.

SDS for the Masses: Why Dell Matters

Technology companies are faced with different chasms at various phases of their growth. How deeply secure or insecure they are about crossing those chasms defines their future. How they value ubiquity and distribution separates the niche players from the category creators. I’d take the example of two companies to illustrate the point.

Implications of the Dell OEM Relationship for Nutanix Channel Partners

We announced today an OEM relationship whereby Dell is going to manufacturer appliances built with Nutanix software. But Dell’s pricing is structured in such a way that the company will not have a price advantage over other partners selling Nutanix appliances.

Web-scale IT: "Are we there yet?"

Incumbents have started to write blog posts pooh-pooing the undeniable web-scale “rebellion” in the enterprise. The word rebellion reminds me of the talk I gave two years ago at BriForum London.

The Web-Scale Vision

This week Gartner released their first-ever Magic Quadrant for Integrated Systems, and Nutanix is proud to be “the furthest to the right for completeness of vision.”

10 Reasons why web-scale will trounce Vblock

In The Register yesterday a VCE spokesperson said that comparing Nutanix to Vblock is like comparing a glove box in one vehicle to an entire car. A more applicable, albeit fictional, automobile analogy would be to contrast an inexpensive Tesla with a Cadillac Escalade for commuting back and forth to work.

Web-Scale Wednesday Activities Starting…NOW!

To kick off the countdown to Web-Scale Wednesday, the highly interactive online event that’s happening next week on June 25th, we’re holding a global Twitter contest.

Web-scale Wednesday: This is What IT Transformation Looks Like

Web-scale IT, a radically new approach to datacenter infrastructure design and management conceived by web companies and cloud providers is increasingly becoming relevant to enterprise datacenters.

Citrix Validated Solution for Nutanix

During Citrix Synergy 2014, Nutanix unveiled the preview of a Citrix Validated Solution for Nutanix. The reference architecture offering a dense 1,000 virtual desktops along with the Citrix XenDesktop infrastructure in 6 rack-mount units, generated a lot of interest from attendees and press alike. Today we formally announced the CVS for Nutanix over the PR wires.

Nutanix Inaugural EMEA Partner Conference Goes off with a Bang!

Last week saw our first EMEA Partner summit taking place over two days in Marbella, Spain. We had over 100 delegates attend from more than 50 partners, spanning all corners of EMEA – from Finland in the North to South Africa in the South.

Nutanix Celebrates 500th Employee

As Nutanix hits 500 employees, Talent Acquisition Director, Kevin O’Kane reflects on the current industry boom driving its ongoing recruitment

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure: Fire in the mountain – Run Run Run

Virtual desktops have come a long way from just being a new cool technology to provide a PC like end user computing environment. While pundits continue to argue whether VDI is suitable for every user, they all agree that VDI is ready for every enterprise.

Nutanix Blows Away Industry Net Promoter Scores

No matter how disruptive a new technology may be, if the manufacturer doesn’t provide adequate support, the company isn’t going anywhere. Nutanix strives to back our innovative web-scale IT infrastructure with world-class customer support.

NOS 4.0 Cluster Health – Preemptive Disk Failure Alerting for the ROBO

Prior to 4.0 Nutanix would track disk errors and eventually mark the drive offline and rebuild the data if the drive was failing. Cluster Health allows the end user to get insight into whats going on before the drive is marked offline.

NOS 4.0 Cluster Health – Slices & Dices

It slices and it dices! Nutanix Cluster Health is a new feature that will be another great asset in maintaining availability for your Tier 1 workloads. Cluster Health allows the ability to monitor and visually see the overall health of cluster nodes, VMs and disks from a variety of different views.

Nutanix OS 4.0 Brings Web-scale Infrastructure to the Enterprise

It’s an exciting day for Nutanix, one that marks a significant milestone in the company’s journey to disrupt the traditional enterprise IT market. Today, we announced the fourth major release of the Nutanix Operating System, the intelligent software powering the Nutanix Virtual Computing Platform.

Nutanix Now – Recap of our First Partner Conference

After representing six different channel partner businesses at countless partner conferences during my 25 years in the channel, it was a bit surreal being on the other side of the fence at our first partner conference last week.

They’re getting fired up about Nutanix

When you take the emotion out of buying, Nutanix emerges as the logical first choice. As you may have read recently, one of Nutanix’s premier partners won a prestigious contract to replace the data centre infrastructure for a well-known global telecoms analyst.

Nutanix Controller Failure. Will Users Notice?

Reliability and resiliency is a key, if not the most important piece, to the Nutanix Distributed File System (NDFS). Being a distributed system NDFS is built to handle component, service and controller (CVM) failures.

Web Scale Architecture: Understanding System Principles

Web-scale IT is more than just a buzzword, it is the way datacenters and software architectures are designed to incorporate multi-dimensional concepts.

Introducing Nutanix Next – A Community Passionate About Reinventing Enterprise Datacenters

Today, with great excitement, we are launching a new online community – Nutanix Next. This online community is open to anyone who is passionate about enterprise datacenters and cloud initiatives.

Flash – Performance at what cost?

Flash is everywhere these days and everyone likes to throw out impressive performance numbers. If someone told you that flash is faster than a hard drive I am sure the thought that pops into your head is, “yeah… thanks for the info”.

Nutanix Disk Self-Healing: Laser Surgery vs The Scalpel

Nutanix being a converged distributed solution is designed for failure. It’s not a matter of if, but a matter of when. Distributed systems are extremely complex for some of the following reasons.

The Basics: Snapshots

In my IT career at work I have never had shared storage that didn’t have snapshots integrated. They were considered fundamental to me if I was going to put all my eggs into one basket.

Competition is Necessary to Validate Disruption

“Five hundred dollars fully subsidized with a plan! I said that is the most expensive phone in the world and it doesn’t appeal to business customers because it doesn’t have a keyboard, which makes it not a very good email machine”, said Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer in an interview following the unveiling of the iPhone in 2007.

Disaster Recovery – Failover and Failback with Nutanix

Nutanix has built-in VM-Centric, multi-site, bi-directional, multi-topology disaster recovery and replication engine that also supports VMware Site Recovery Manager and Run Book Automation tools.

All in with Nutanix: DH Technologies

Devin Henderson started DH Technologies with 12 employees on May 1st of 2013 after breaking off from a 3-year old solutions provider in which he was a partner. His new firm began selling Nutanix on the first day, and received a PO within the first week.

Innovation and the Channel

In 2005, my partner and I started a VMware consultancy. Our business plan was simple: Gain a national reputation for virtualization expertise, and then sell to a big solution provider wanting to acquire a VMware practice.

The Secret to Google’s Datacenter and Why it Matters to Every Enterprise

In October 2012, Google finally revealed photos and details about their previously secret data centers. For years, people had speculated on their location and the trade secret that powered tools such as web searches and Gmail.

Nutanix Automation, Policies and the SDDC

In a Nutanix cluster, PRISM is the management gateway for components and administrators to configure and monitor the cluster. This includes NCLI (command-line), the HTML5 UI (administrative interface) and REST API support for the entire management framework, providing customers a choice of building orchestration applications.

Nutanix scoops excellence in customer service award!

I am delighted to announce that Nutanix has received the NorthFace ScoreBoard Award from Omega Management in recognition of our outstanding customer service and support throughout 2013.

Web-Scale Uncensored! at .NEXT… The Countdown is On!

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Confessions from Nutanix's First Customer

About 4 years ago, I worked for a small integrator and was tasked with designing a VDI infrastructure solution for 1,000 desktops. In those days, this was

Citrix Embraces Converged Infrastructure

Today, Citrix announced a new Citrix Ready program focusing on converged infrastructure solutions that will lower the cost of XenDesktop and XenApp deployments.

Hands Down the Ultimate VDI – Part 2

Earlier this week in my article Hands Down the Ultimate VDI/DaaS platform – Persistent Desktops I described how Nutanix help organizations to achieve higher performance, maximum capacity and better end-user experience for VDI deployments.

Four Predictions for 2014

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 an imaginary crystal ball.

Dakar 2014: Update from the Road, Days 11-13

Another tough stage for the competitors and a very pleasant drive along the coast to beautiful Antofagasta. Great weather, light breeze, and nicely located bivouac.

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.

Dakar 2014: Update from the Road, Days 8-10

After the rest day, the cars and trucks got a relatively easy track. Still there were some issues for the competitors. Henk had to fix the Dodge again but did finish the same day which is a positive trend.

Nimble Storage vs Nutanix: 8 Ways We Crashed the Unicorn Club

Unlike Nutanix, Nimble’s differentiation is evolutionary rather than revolutionary. Learn about the eight most important difference at Nutanix.

Dakar 2014: Update From the Road, Days 5-7

The stage to Tucaman was a real challenge for the competitors and one of the most noticeable images is of the bike of Goncalves bursting into flames.

4 Years with Positive Ions

On the eve of our Series D, I am going to tell a visual story of our company. It’s going to be about positive ions, about the electric field we operate in, and about how a certain velocity differentiates us from the “also-ran” stationary atoms.

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.

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.

Dakar 2014: Update From the Road, Days 1-4

First day on the road to San Luis. During most of the trip we had 3G coverage, so we could follow the race progress live while underway.

Nutanix: The Big Red Easy Button for Oracle Databases – Part 1

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 of the areas I’m working on right now is Oracle on Nutanix.

NearTheX – Nutanix Monitoring App Integrated with iBeacon Technology

iBeacon is a technology being heavily showcased at CES right now that delivers indoor positioning capabilities to mobile devices.

Dakar 2014: Nutanix and VMware's Jan-Willem Lammers Trailblaze Through South America

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.

Nutanix Channel New Year’s Resolutions

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

My First Use of 3D Printing: My Foray into the World of 3D Printing with a Nutanix Block as my Model.

I work for arguably the hottest infrastructure startup since the dawn of time (or Sun Microsystems, 30 years ago, or whatever), a company called Nutanix. 90% of the Nutanix story I tell customers involves the value of our software

Data Locality – SQL & VDI On The Same Nutanix Cluster

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Nutanix Delivers a GPU Platform That Pays for Itself – in Bitcoins

Nutanix recently launched the NX-7000 series platform that incorporates one or multiple Nvidia Grid K1 or K2 cards into a Nutanix node. This combination of the shared or dedicated horsepower of a purpose-built GPU card allows for scale-on-success GPU-enabled virtual desktop solutions.

Another day, another app: Nutanix platform now delivers graphics rich virtual desktops

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Single File Restore – Fairy Tale Ending Going Down History Lane

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What is the Value of a VCDX to a VMware Ecosystem Partner?

There was a big flash, and then the dinosaurs died

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Calling Nutanix a Storage Company Doesn’t Compute

Hypervisor-Based Replication vs. Cluster-Based Replication – Nutanix

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Optimizing Public Cloud Infrastructure for Private Clouds

Power of REST

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The cup has been flipped. (Part III)

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The cup has been flipped.

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The cup has been flipped.

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VMware VSAN Validates an Increasing Shift to Software-Defined Storage

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Announcing Nutanix OS 3.5 – Performance, Manageability and User Centricity for Datacenters, Redefined

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NutaniX-Men and Women Set to Take Over VMworld 2013

Predictions for the 10th annual VMworld, taking place August 25-29 in San Francisco, are rolling in from many corners of the media, analyst and vendor landscape.

Flexible Replication Topologies with Nutanix Native DR

Replication is a fundamental component of any enterprise disaster recovery (DR) solution, ensuring that critical data and applications can be reliably and efficiently replicated to a different site or a separate infrastructure.

Nutanix Named One of Bay Area’s Most Attractive Startups for Engineers by LinkedIn

Nutanix was just named one of the top ten most attractive startups for Bay Area engineers by LinkedIn! So, how’d we get where we are today? I was interviewed as part of the recognition and below is a short transcript of the interview.

Nutanix VCDX Sponsorship

As a company that is home to several VCDXs (VMware Certified Design Expert), Nutanix knows first hand the importance of encouraging qualified candidates to pursue VCDX status. The drive, creativity, and knowledge of a VCDX is difficult to come by and those who possess these qualities deserve recognition.

Converged infrastructure belongs EVERYWHERE

The reality is that converged infrastructure has a useful place in nearly every part of the enterprise – whether it’s supporting services in a branch office, or running a large database. So why has it taken so long to be adopted outside of the datacenter? Well, look at the choices customers have had to date.

Why Nutanix is a Great Fit for US Public Sector

In this tough economic climate how is Nutanix still seeing such great traction across federal customers? I think the answers lies in a combination of some decisions Nutanix made early on and some key trends prevalent across the Federal Government.

Recognizing vExperts as Evangelists

Almost 600 VMware gurus were chosen for the coveted vExpert award this year. We are proud to announce that six of our own Nutanix employees are on that list: Jason Langone, Raymon Epping, Dwayne Lessner, Craig Waters, Steve Kaplan, and Bas Raayman.

In Spring Thoughts Turn to Software-Defined Storage

This past Friday, May 31 marks the date when three datacenter players all simultaneously and coincidentally drew separate lines in the sand in terms of defining the future of enterprise storage.

Software-defined Storage: Our Take

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Nutanix and Veeam Help Firms Avoid Disaster

VM-centric Disaster Recovery Done Right

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The VMware Horizon Suite on Nutanix: A Match Made in Heaven?

I recently had the opportunity to head over to the VMware HQ and conduct a white boarding session on the VMware Horizon Suite on Nutanix solution.

Software is Also Eating the Data Center

Most big data center players still cling to the hardware-based models of yore. But the growing ubiquity of the hypervisor as the new data center O/S means that software-defined technologies will increasingly challenge the status quo.

Moving Across the Channel

After twenty-five years in the IT channel, including positions at six different solutions providers, writing columns for three different channel magazines, and seats on partner advisory councils for several manufacturers- I’ve switched sides.

The Design Goals Behind the Updated Nutanix Website

It’s been about a week since we launched the updated Nutanix website and so far the feedback we’ve received has been generally very positive. I wanted to share a bit of the thinking behind the design of the new site.

Dispelling the VDI Appliance Myth

This post came about through a few discussions on Twitter and encounters in the field, and before I knew it I had volunteered to write a post for the Nutanix Blog.

2013 Predictions: The End of Big Iron

These predictions were first published as a contributed article in VMblog’s 5th Annual Virtualization and Cloud Prediction Series.

Lessons from the Road

I’d like to start my first blog post with a small introduction. I come from a family of pilots and teachers. We enjoy technology and travel, and are naturally comfortable speaking to an audience.

Walking Into the Nutanix Innovation Storm

After a terrific 3.5 year run at the highly disruptive and successful network security company Palo Alto Networks, I joined Nutanix as VP of Marketing exactly one month ago with great excitement and optimism about the opportunity we have to help enterprises reinvent their datacenters.

Crawl, Walk, Jog—and Then Sprint

With the lessons learned in the field we are now well capitalized and poised for much more accelerated growth and give our best shot to own the market for hyperconverged appliances.

Optimizing VMware View Performance on Nutanix

Coming from a large IT consulting firm I’ve gone through a great deal of datacenter build outs, green field IT deployments and cutovers. Now from all of those deployments, what was always the biggest issue and caused the most headaches?

Perhaps the Sexiest Demo the Tech Field Day Delegates Have Ever Seen?

With an introduction from the VP of marketing Howard Ting, former Palo Alto Networks dynamo, CEO Dheeraj Pandey kicked the day off with high level overview of the company and its vision for the future of the datacenter.

Small is Beautiful

When you are selling for an emerging technology company, a lot of things go against you, such as brand recognition, marketing budget, size of installed base and lack of executive sponsorship in most accounts . But, at least when it comes to Nutanix, customer support is not one of them.

The Emperor Has No Clothes!

If you are one of those early customers who made NetApp, we want you. If you are one of those business partners who made NetApp in your region and enjoyed healthy margins on every deal but are now seeing those margins slipping, we want you.

Nutanix Complete Cluster Certified on VMware's Rapid Desktop Program

In the long run VDI can introduce a great cost savings, provide better manageability, standardizing security, etc. However, the overhead involved in designing, planning and implementing a VDI solution can be a deterrent for many.

10 Design Considerations While Building a Storage System for Virtualization

The Nutanix Complete Cluster offers such a sophisticated storage subsystem that was designed specifically for virtualization workloads. Find out how.

Five Other Things that Get Smaller When You Shrink Your Data Center

A Nutanix Complete Cluster can reduce the number of rack units you’ll need to serve applications and data to your enterprise. However, your data center footprint isn’t the only thing you’ll shrink during this transition. We found five other metrics you can use to estimate the impact of a smaller computing solution.

Wake Me Up When You Are Ready To Talk CapEx

The title of this entry is an actual quote from a recent meeting I had with a customer. Well, the actual quote was more like “#$@% OpEx, wake me up when you are ready to talk CapEx”

Nutanix Complete Cluster-Product Updates

Nutanix is adding new product features at a rapid pace. I want to pause and take some time to talk about the advancements our engineering team has made.

Not Just for a Rainy Day

When I was attending Interop in Tokyo a couple of weeks back, I had a few participants ask me the same question: how is Nutanix different from others.

Back to Basics

Not too long ago, the only available storage solution was direct attached storage (DAS). Compute was directly attached to its storage via ATA, SATA, eSATA, SCSI, SAS, and in some cases fibre channel. The system admin was also responsible for managing the storage. Life was simple.

Beyond SAN and FCoE!

Even after years of SAN administration, only a select group of engineers understand this complex set of technologies and their interactions and conflicts.

Meet Nutanix Series - Laura Jordana

This will be the first post in our new series, “Meet Nutanix,” where various employees at Nutanix will be featured. Read on and learn more about life at Nutanix and what various departments here are working on!

An Apple Revolution in Enterprise Computing

The name of the game is to push content and computing as close to the user as possible. WAN is public cloud’s biggest enemy.

Supporting the Mission with Nutanix

I've spent the last several years helping to implement cost-saving technologies, such as virtualization, at various Federal agencies.

Big Data and Virtualization: Where the Twain Shall Meet

Big Data and Virtualization are the two biggest revolutions underway in enterprise data centers.

UI Alerts and Statistics

How do we manage a very large and complex product that could potentially have hundreds or thousands of entities?

In His Own Words...Customer Josh O'Brien Shares His Experience

So far I love the platform. It gave me what I needed in the price point I needed and offers huge scale out options.

VDI Series: Part 4 – Manageability

Manageability, an often under-represented facet is key in making a VDI deployment successful.

Nutanix Sales Kick Off and Mad Men Spoof

We had a great Sales Kickoff last week. In preparation for it, Marketing created a quick video for our sales team as a fun way to start.

Convergence with Scott Adams

Converged architectures coming out of force-fit consortiums are just that — expensive toxic blobs.

VDI Series: Part 3 – Incremental Scalability

The Nutanix architecture, built ground-up for virtualization, is a perfect fit for the unique performance needs of VDI.

A New Building Block

I’m privileged to be involved with disruptive technologies very early on, sometimes at a stage when it may be hard to fully see the impact.

VDI Series: Part 2 - Addressing Performance

At VMworld back in August, Nutanix was honored with TechTarget's Best of VMworld - Desktop Virtualization award.

Lessons Learned from Our First VMworld

Back from our first vmworld on the heels of our launch on 8/16, here are some lessons we learned and a highlights video of our experience.

VDI Series Part 1: Moving Beyond the POC

Gartner released a report in mid 2010 that they expected 50 million VDI desktops by 2013. Then there are the recent newsflashes surrounding VDI : Citrix buys Kaviza and RingCube.

We Are Officially Open for Business

It's official! We are open for business, after spending many tireless moments building this product and bringing it to market.

The Dinosaurs Are Dying

I now feel that the beginning of the end for SAN-like storage systems is hurtling towards us.

Breaking the Addiction to Storage

Shrinking server infrastructure to a fraction of its original size has been the biggest infrastructure advancement in the last decade.

Why Nutanix, and Why Now

Network storage has many challenges today, but it wasn’t always like this.

The Journey has Begun

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

How Nutanix Interacts with the Management Layer

Web-scale architectures are rapidly making their way into the core of enterprise datacenters. This shift is being driven by Nutanix. One of the keys to web-scale is the idea of a shared-nothing architecture.

5 Stages of Grief for a Cloud Engineer

Let’s examine the five stages of cloud grief you’ll endure before finding a meaningful solution.

Do These 9 Things to Reduce Your AWS S3 Spend

AWS S3 spend is one of the top five biggest cost drivers among all AWS services

DH Technologies is #ALLin with Nutanix – an Update

In early 2014, I wrote a blog post about how Devin Henderson, CEO of DH Technologies, was committed to going all in with, what was then, a quite young Nutanix.

Join Nutanix in the Windy City: Microsoft Ignite 2015

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Primer on General Data Protection Regulation

The European Union (EU) is putting a framework in place to protect the personal data of its citizens. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is intended to help strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the EU.

Unleashing Fusion-io in the Nutanix Architecture

I now feel that the beginning of the end for SAN-like storage systems is hurtling towards us.

Nutanix announces support for Intel Skylake

Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS is compatible with the widest range of turnkey appliances and validated platforms, including Nutanix NX, Dell EMC XC, Lenovo HX, HPE Proliant, Cisco UCS, and other platforms from these and other vendors are added as they become available.

Back to Basics: Options for the Cloud

For some time, Nutanix has been talking about using an Enterprise Cloud to run a wide range of applications and workloads in IT environments, large and small.

What Plagues Branch Infrastructure Today?

Branch offices are often faced with many constraints including a tight budget, limited space, power and cooling, and IT staff. These constraints present unique challenges for IT admins that traditional three-tier architectures cannot solve.

Why I Joined Nutanix

There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind.

Flexibility and Expanded Application Support with Compute Cloud

Over the last few years the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS has evolved greatly, and has been adopted by 7000+ customers. Two things have become evident:

Reimagine Object-based Storage in a Multi-cloud Era

Have you ever stopped to imagine how much work goes into product placement on grocery store or supermarket shelves? It has to be just right in order to catch your eye.

Enabling Effective Disaster Recovery for Linked Clone-based Virtual Desktops

Today, I would like to touch on another feature that goes beyond VM-level replication – the ability to replicate data at a file level.

Web-Scale Wednesday Wrap-Up: Watch On-Demand

To everyone who participated in the first Web-scale Wednesday on June 25th and helped make the event an unmitigated success, THANK YOU!

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!

They (EMC) Think You Are Stupid!

Last week we were invited by EMC to punch high above our weight class when we got hold of their secret FUD (fear, uncertainty, and doubt) sheet against Nutanix.

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.

Xi Frame for Google Cloud Platform Now Generally Available

Today, we are continuing to deliver on giving customers the most choice, with the general availability of Frame support for Google Cloud Platform (GCP). This means that our customers can choose to run their Frame desktops and applications on VMs in GCP regions worldwide.