AOS Security

Features designed to satisfy the most stringent government and business regulations”

To meet a world of continually shifting cyber threats, we’ve designed Nutanix AOS with deeply integrated, adaptive security protections.

We utilize and comply with the Strictest International Standards

We take a holistic approach to data security, integrating protections at every level of the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud.

Your Security Begins With Our Culture

We secure your environment by incorporating security into every step of the software development process, from design and development to testing and hardening. It’s a pervasive culture of security that significantly reduces zero-day risks without slowing down product evolution. One-click automation and self-healing security models ensure your data security experience is effortless.

Never Deviate from Your Security Baseline

Maintain a continuous security baseline in your environments, and meet your regulatory requirements, with efficiency and ease. Nutanix leverages powerful security configuration management automation to monitor the health of your storage and VMs, while automatically healing any deviations from your baseline within the Enterprise Cloud.

Our Approach is Security-First

Increase your security posture and reduce threats with a powerful set of security features.

Multi-Factor Authentication

Enterprise-grade authentication with Role Based Access Control (RBAC).

Data-at-Rest Encryption

Encrypt data using FIPS-140-2 validated encryption modules with software and hardware-based options.

Key Administration

Built-in Local Key Management and support for industry-standard Enterprise Key Management solutions.

Application Security

Prevent Breaches, Secure Applications and Networks with microsegmentation

Simple and effective, security-first infrastructure tackles the pains associated with security management.

Take Advantage of Additional Protections

Beyond its built-in security features, the AOS architecture supports extending security functions via verified joint solutions with a broad group of security partners.


Enhance security with deep packet inspection, next-generation firewalls, and microsegmentation.



Protect the increasingly large number of virtual end points in an enterprise cloud



Enable consistent key management policy implementation and ensure compliance


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