Make Clouds Invisible with a Hybrid Multicloud Strategy

Watch our CEO, Rajiv Ramaswami, discuss cloud trends and the Nutanix vision and hybrid multicloud strategy in a fireside chat with Monica Kumar, SVP of Marketing and Cloud GTM.

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The Nutanix Cloud Platform is named on the Shortlist among cloud vendors with key offerings to enable enterprises operate applications across the cloud and on-premises.

Your Hybrid Multicloud Strategy Starts Here

Start your cloud journey with an infrastructure platform that's purpose-built for strategic placement, seamless mobility, and uniform management of applications and workloads between private and public cloud environments in a hybrid environment.

Driving Digital Disruption With Hybrid Multicloud Architecture

Join Gartner Research VP Philip Dawson and Nutanix SVP Monica Kumar to learn about key cloud infrastructure requirements and cost containment strategy and understand how the hybrid multicloud delivery model can transform admin efficiency, intelligent automation, and application performance.

What Makes the Nutanix Cloud Journey Unique?

Nutanix enables seamless hybrid multicloud expansion through native integration with public clouds. Unlike the traditional approach of building piecemeal integrations onto a legacy foundation, Nutanix creates a flexible basis that lets you run and manage any app in any location from a single platform. This gives you the freedom to choose your cloud resources while maintaining interoperability from the start.

The Nutanix cloud journey typically happens in 4 phases, each methodically building upon the previous.

Phase 1: Modernize Your Cloud Infrastructure

Simplify management of your on-prem data center by converging storage, networking, compute, and virtualization silos onto a unified, software-driven infrastructure platform. This unified platform forms the basis for ensuring interoperability in your cloud operations.

"We needed to replace our entire infrastructure stack with a more scalable solution which we could pick up and take to a new location if and when required. Nutanix was the only vendor able to meet that immediate need while also delivering cost savings and providing the completeness of vision to allow us to leverage other, public cloud, investments going forward."

Edward Poll, Head of IT Infrastructure, Cranfield University

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Phase 2: Automate IT Services in a Private Cloud

Save your IT team from error-prone manual tasks by automating management and resource delivery for end users. A private cloud gives you the simplicity and scalability of a public cloud with the control and security of your on-prem data center.

“The next big step in IT is being able to move our workloads seamlessly from on-premises infrastructure to the public cloud, and then back in-house if our requirements change; that flexibility is built into the Nutanix solution.”

- Brian Oamek, Senior Enterprise IT Architect

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Phase 3: Enable Hybrid Cloud

On-ramp to hybrid cloud by integrating public cloud resources with your private cloud. For example, implementing cost governance, DR, and security and compliance auditing across clouds helps lay the groundwork for your continued expansion to hybrid multicloud operations.

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of enterprises choose hybrid multicloud as the ideal operating model.*

“Nutanix Clusters allows us to easily create a hybrid cloud environment spanning our Nutanix datacenter and AWS, so that we can very rapidly burst capacity in AWS when needed to quickly restore our workloads from a backup.”

Craig Wiley, Sr. Infrastructure Systems Architect, Penn National Insurance

Phase 4: Manage Multiple Clouds as One

Native integration between your private and public clouds allow you to expand on demand from a single platform using your existing cloud networking setup. Burst workloads in minutes with no re-architecting and migrate applications seamlessly across any environment without any additional networking overlay.


say application mobility is essential for hybrid cloud.*

Nutanix and Azure Hybrid Multicloud

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“Nutanix Clusters provides a seamless way to burst capacity into public clouds to increase our VDI workloads when needed to support Census activities, while knowing all our apps will just work – without needing to repackage or rearchitect them.”

—Julian Doak, CISO

“Nutanix Clusters enables customers to build hybrid cloud environments without spending months or years to re-architect systems and applications. It gives customers agility and seamless operation using a single management framework when migrating from on-prem to cloud environments. We believe Clusters will be a core component of Nutanix enterprise cloud portfolio and well embraced by IT organizations.”

—Naoki Arakawa, Executive Director, Technology Division ICT Unit

Why Nutanix for Cloud?

Unified Management for Operational Simplicity

Easily move applications and workloads across any cloud without re-architecting. A single management platform spanning all your clouds greatly simplifies infrastructure operations.

* The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Index 2019

Freedom to Choose

Give your technology teams a full range of options to create a hybrid multicloud architecture that fits your business needs. Seamless application mobility gives you the freedom to choose the right cloud for the right app.

Cost-effective Operations

Maximize your investment with full license portability between environments and one-click hibernation of unused resources. Utilize cost governance policies to help keep cloud resources optimized based on consumption.

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