Nutanix Channel New Year’s Resolutions
As we head into the holidays and year-end for many of our partners, I continue to be humbled by how our partner community is embracing Nutanix.  Large partners that have been wildly successful with legacy server & storage solution providers for a very long time have shown fantastic enthusiasm and embraced the Nutanix message. As … Continued
What is the Value of a VCDX to a VMware Ecosystem Partner?
The VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX) certification is the most elite of all certifications in the IT industry, and by far the most difficult to achieve. Written exams, preparation of a solution design that can run hundreds of pages, and having to defend all aspects of this design are all part of the certification process. … Continued
Software is Also Eating the Data Center
Mark Andreesen’s famous August 2011 WSJ article, Why Software Is Eating the World, discusses how software companies, especially Silicon Valley firms, are disrupting industries across the planet. 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 … Continued
Moving Across the Channel
This post was published on Steve Kaplan’s blog, By The Bell, today 3/20/13. Steve Kaplan joins Nutanix to build worldwide partner network. 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’...
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.  As the lead trainer at Nutanix, I have the privilege of sharing our technology with a variety of audiences: customers, partners, … Continued