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IBM® Simplifies Data Centers with AIX and Linux on Nutanix

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IBM and Nutanix Deliver Hyperconverged Infrastructure Designed for Data Intensive Applications

IBM and Nutanix have joined together to deliver an Enterprise Cloud infrastructure that provides the simplicity and agility of public cloud services, with the control and security needed in private clouds. Combining the advanced architecture of IBM Power® with Nutanix web-scale technology, customers can run their most demanding transactional and Big Data analytic workloads with infrastructure that is easy to manage and simple to scale. IBM Power customers benefit from Nutanix’s comprehensive data services that eliminate the need for standalone storage systems, plus native virtualization, networking services, system-wide self-healing and one-click software upgrades.

  • Gain the ease and flexibility of an Enterprise Cloud with the only hyperconverged infrastructure for the Power architecture
  • Get the same great software experience as more than over 10,000 organizations in 145 countries get today with Nutanix
  • Start small and scale your infrastructure without limits by adding IBM Power® servers one at a time
  • Dramatically simplify infrastructure scaling and upgrades with one-click management, freeing IT staff to focus their attention on the applications rather than the infrastructure.
  • Eliminate expensive and complex SANs, and simplify your datacenter using built-in Power server storage resources.
  • Easily incorporate Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform technology in your datacenter and leverage your trusted IBM business relationship.


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Which Models Are Qualified?


1U Chassis
2 Power 8 CPU (20 cores)
Up to 256GB Memory
4 Drive Bays available
Linux Operating System
Nutanix AHV hypervisor
Best For: Middleware, DevOps,
Web Services


2U Chassis
2 Power 8 CPU (22 cores)
Up to 512GB Memory
12 Drive Bays available
Linux Operating System
Nutanix AHV hypervisor
Best For: Storage Heavy Analytics,
Open Source Databases

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IBM and Nutanix Partnership

IDC’s overview of  hyperconverged and private cloud trends and the benefits customers can expect from the IBM-Nutanix partnership.

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Strong Customer & Partner Demand

The Nutanix on IBM Power® offering is driven by strong demand from customers and channel partners who want public cloud-like simplicity and ease of scaling for their on-premises IT. This Nutanix-based appliance will natively run on IBM OpenPower Systems in a Linux environment. IBM® will tightly integrate the IBM® hardware and Nutanix software within IBM manufacturing, as well as provide first line support for customers.

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