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The Nutanix team is proud to have received a deluge of industry accolades and awards recognizing the Nutanix Virtual Computing platform as a game-changing platform. More information on the awards can be found below.

2016 Awards

Nutanix Named Technology Innovator of the Year at V3 Technology Awards

The awards shortlist is selected by the V3 editorial team and focuses on both vendors and individuals who have innovated and achieved over the last year. Winners are chosen by the V3 readers. So winning an award signifies an endorsement from both the publication's editorial team in making the shortlist.

2015 Awards

Nutanix Claims Modern Infrastructure 2015 Award Win

Nutanix won Best Converged Infrastructure in the Modern Infrastructure Impact Awards for 2015. Recognizing the top solutions and technologies making the biggest impact on enterprise datacenters, the award was decided by a combination of Modern Infrastructure readers and the Impact Awards panel of judges. The Nutanix NX-3460 was chosen specifically for its modular building-block design, the ease of scalability and management and its robust feature set versus the competition.

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

Nutanix wins the NorthFace ScoreBoard Award from The Omega Management Group in recognition of our outstanding customer service and support throughout 2014. The NorthFace ScoreBoard Award recognizes organizations that not only offer exemplary customer service, but also centers their raison d’etre around a deep commitment to exceeding customer expectations.

Nutanix Channel Partner Program: 5 Stars!

Each year, CRN conducts an in-depth assessment of the channel programs of leading technology vendors, called the CRN Partner Program Guide and 5-Star Partner Program rating. To be a 5-Star winner, you have to be part of an elite subset of companies that offer solution providers the best partnering elements in their channel programs. In 2015, Nutanix was recognized as one of these elite companies.

Nutanix Wins Best of Show at Citrix Synergy!

Nutanix won big at Citrix Synergy 2015, taking home both the Best of Show and Cloud Computing awards for Nutanix OS 4.1.1 with Cloud Connect. Nutanix was selected for these awards, which recognized the most outstanding products on display at the show, based on its ability to simplify the use of SAN storage and allow administrators to easily migrate workloads to and from Amazon’s Simple Storage Service.

Nutanix Claims CNBC Disruptor 50 Placement

In its third annual ranking of forward-thinking private companies whose innovations are revolutionizing the business landscape, CNBC has recognized Nutanix as part of its Disruptor 50 list. The ranking calls out companies that have identified unexplored niches in the marketplace that have the potential to become billion-dollar businesses and highlights those CNBC believes are doing the best job of potentially unseating corporate giants.

EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2015

Nutanix CEO Dheeraj Pandey was selected as a EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 Northern California Region Award recipient. Dheeraj’s dedication and creativity in building Nutanix into a leader in the hyper converged market were highlighted as reasons why he was selected from amid a field of outstanding competitors.

2014 Awards

InfoWorld’s 2014 Technology of the Year Award

Every January, InfoWorld’s reviewers pick the best products they encountered in the past year — the best hardware, software, development tools, and cloud services we had the pleasure to meet. Among this year’s collection of favorites — 35 products in all — you’ll find everything from the hottest Web technologies to cloud-inspired data center hardware to the cloud-based services taking the world by storm.

Nutanix Named a Tech Trailblazer

Tech Trailblazers is a new concept in awards, designed explicitly for smaller businesses and startups that are five years old or less and at C-series funding or below. The awards have low barriers to entry and prizes that not only recognize startup innovation, but also proactively help startups grow their businesses with access to exclusive coaching, mentoring and development and prizes…

Nutanix Scoops Excellence in Customer Service Award!

Customer service may not be the sexiest topic in the IT world, but it’s arguably one of the most important. It matters not only to our customers, but even more so to us because it is one of the most important components of Nutanix’s positive brand image. Nutanix is built on a relentless focus on customer satisfaction; we’re architecting our company around a foundation of customer service, and it’s deeply ingrained in our DNA. If our customers are in any kind of serious trouble – even if it doesn’t directly involve our products – we move heaven and earth to help them. Cost doesn’t matter, speed does.

Winners Abound at Information Management Awards

This year, there was acknowledgement from the judges of new entrants into the space with a number of new categories, the “Most Promising”. These five categories were the Most Promising Security Solution, Most Promising Storage Management Solution, Most Promising Storage Innovation, Most Promising Data Protection Solution and the Most Promising Data Management Protection. The winners for these categories were FireEye, Nutanix, Fusion-IO, Imperva and Veeam respectively.

2013 Awards

VMworld vFlipcup 2013 Champions

Nutanix was named the vFlipcup Champion for 2013 at VMworld, VMware’s annual conference for IT professionals focusing on virtual server environments and the largest virtualization-specific event in the world. The vFlipcup event is widely acknowledged as the most significant VMworld accomplishment achievable; it is the premier corporate Flipcup competition held at any virtualization event worldwide. This is the first consecutive year Nutanix has been recognized as vFlipcup champion, making the company one of the most celebrated at VMworld and throughout the virtualization community. Ever.

Red Herring – Top 100 Company in North America

Nutanix was selected as a winner of Red Herring’s Top 100 North America award, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from the North American business region.

LinkedIn Top 10 InDemand Tech Startup

Nutanix was recognized by LinkedIn as one of the 10 Most InDemand Startups for Bay Area Engineers. To determine the list, LinkedIn compiled data on Bay Area companies with fewer than 500 employees that attracted the most attention from LinkedIn users with engineering backgrounds. According to LinkedIn, there are more than 287,000 Bay Area professionals on LinkedIn in engineering and related roles. Past winners include leading brands such as Box, Cloudera, Square and Pinterest.

China Computerworld Award

Nutanix, the leading provider of hyper-efficient, massively scalable and elegantly simple datacenter infrastructure solutions, today announced that it has won the Data Center Infrastructure Solution Award at the China ComputerWorld Award ceremony in Beijing. The award was presented to a representative of Nutanix China team, at an event held at the Kuntai Royal Hotel in Beijing.

Best of VMworld 2013 – Gold Award, Private Cloud

The highly-coveted Best of VMworld Awards are determined through a rigorous selection process involving industry luminaries and editors from SearchServerVirtualization who selected winners based on a number of criteria including technology innovation, performance, ease of use and manageability and market value. The judges were impressed with Nutanix’s “private cloud in a box” technology, based on either VMware vCloud Director or OpenStack. Nutanix stood out among the more than 200 nominees and 160 evaluated products on display at the 2013 VMworld conference. The awards are an annual feature of the conference and constitute prestigious recognition from the virtualization community.

Gartner “Cool Vendor”

Nutanix was recognized as a “Cool Vendor” in the report “Cool Vendors in the Server Market, 2013” by Gartner, Inc. This coveted designation validates just how cool we are, despite what the other kids in high school said.

2012 Awards

Best of Show Interop – Grand Prix Award 2012

Nutanix, the first company to offer a SAN-Free datacenter platform for VMware virtualized workloads, was honored to receive — in partnership with Nissho Electronics — the prestigious Grand Prix Award for Best of Show at Interop Japan. Nissho Electronics, a Platinum Nutanix Reseller, was first to market with Nutanix Complete Cluster in Asia Pacific markets.

Best of VMworld 2012 – Virtualization Review, Best New Product of 2012

Nutanix won the “Best New Product of 2012″ category of the First Annual Virtualization Review VMworld Best of Breed Awards announced at VMworld. The award was granted by an independent panel of 4 judges. “Nutanix is impressing users with its SAN-free approach to enhanced virtualization performance.”

Best of VMworld 2012 – Finalist Award, Hardware for Virtualization

The awards cover the following nine categories of the virtualization market: business continuity & data protection; security/compliance and virtualization; virtualization management; hardware for virtualization; desktop virtualization; private cloud computing technologies; public/hybrid cloud computing technologies; New Technology; and Best of Show. Nutanix received the finalist award based on the industry-changing approach to hardware for virtualization.

2011 Awards

Best of VMworld 2011 – Gold Award, Desktop Virtualization

TechTarget’s site editors appointed a team of independent industry experts to select winning products from more than 250 entrants. The team named Nutanix as the 2011 winner based on innovation, value, performance, reliability and ease of use. “This is exactly what the VDI industry has been waiting for”, the judges said.