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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.