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Nutanix Named “Cool Vendor” by Analyst Firm Gartner

“Cool Vendor” report recognizes the most innovative, impactful vendors in the Server Market

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 6, 2013 Nutanix, the leading provider of hyper-efficient, massively scalable and elegantly simple datacenter infrastructure solutions, today announced that it has been recognized as a “Cool Vendor” in the report “Cool Vendors in the Server Market, 20131” by Gartner, Inc.

According to the report, “Through the remainder of the decade, the pace of innovation and change in the server market will be more disruptive than ever. Whether they’re looking to increase densities; lower costs; or converge servers, storage and networking, IT leaders will need to get a handle on this volatile vendor market.”

“We are honored to be recognized by Gartner as a Cool Vendor,” said Howard Ting, vice president of marketing at Nutanix. “By combining server and storage components in a compact and powerful datacenter building-block, Nutanix is able to deliver a massively scalable platform at an extremely competitive price point that is painless to use. Nutanix eliminates the need for a SAN, streamlines the datacenter and has brought innovation to the server market for the first time in many years.”

As the fastest growing enterprise infrastructure company of the past decade, Nutanix’s breakthrough approach to datacenter architecture is radically simple compared to traditional datacenter infrastructures and includes the following features and benefits:

  • Deploys in under 30 minutes, providing rapid time to value;
  • Scales linearly and predictably;
  • Leverages powerful commodity hardware;
  • Reduces cost and complexity;
  • Runs all workloads; and,
  • Delivers advanced, enterprise-class storage capabilities.
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About Nutanix

Nutanix is a global leader in cloud software and hyperconverged infrastructure solutions, making infrastructure invisible so that IT can focus on the applications and services that power their business. Companies around the world use Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS software to bring one-click application management and mobility across public, private and distributed edge clouds so they can run any application at any scale with a dramatically lower total cost of ownership. The result is organizations that can rapidly deliver a high-performance IT environment on demand, giving application owners a true cloud-like experience. Learn more at or follow us on Twitter @nutanix.

About Gartner Cool Vendors

Each year, Gartner identifies new Cool Vendors in key technology areas and publishes a series of research reports highlighting these innovative vendors and their products and services. The annual reports highlight emerging vendors that provide innovative technologies warranting attention from prospective customers.

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1. Gartner “Cool Vendors in the Server Market, 2013” by Andrew Butler, Carl Claunch, Mark A. Margevicius and George J. Weiss, May 1, 2013.↩

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