VMware Runs on Nutanix

Robust, easy-to-deploy and fully converged server-storage solutions for VMware virtualization and end-user computing environments

VMware vSphere, vCloud Suite and Horizon View Runs on Nutanix

Customers leveraging Nutanix and VMware joint solutions benefit from higher performance and availability, easier scalability, faster time-to-value and unmatched cost-effectiveness. The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform eliminates the high costs, variable performance, and extensive risk of conventional solutions.

Nutanix NX-Series appliances are certified by VMware for vSphere and included on the VMware Hardware Compatibility List (HCL). Nutanix Enterprise Cloud powered solutions are also certified by VMware and included on the VMware Storage Hardware Compatibility List (HCL) for NFS.


This validated reference architecture highlights the advantages of using the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform to seamlessly scale and deliver consistent robust performance for VMware Horizon 7.

VMware Horizon Reference Architecture

Easy to Deploy

Integration and deployment of VMware on Nutanix is made easier with native support.

Native Support For All Virtualization Capabilities

Includes support for VMware features such as vMotion, High Availability (HA), Dynamic Resource Scheduling (DRS), and Fault Tolerance (FT).

VMware Integration

Provides full integration of VMware snapshot and cloning capabilities by supporting both the VMware API for Array Integration (VAAI) and View Composer for Array Integration (VCAI) standards.

Out-of-the-box Deployment

Delivers ready-to-deploy VMs or virtual desktops in 60 minutes, managed from the virtualization console.

Simplified Administration

Manage and scale your infrastructure through an easy-to-use management pane.

Simplified Management

Single pane for management for compute, storage, and more on Nutanix Prism.

Linear Scale-out

Scale users seamlessly and modularly, with no performance degradation.

Minimized Risk and Lower Costs

Minimize infrastructure risk by providing predictability and reliability as your desktop and application projects scale from pilot to full-scale production environments.

Reduce Cost

Reduce infrastructure CapEx and lower ongoing operating costs compared to PCs, due to ease of use and smaller footprint.

Eliminate Project Risk

Start small and expand as needed – always utilizing the latest advances in CPU, memory, and flash.

Deliver Business Continuity

Deploy highly available desktops in mission-critical environments using built-in native replication and disaster recovery (DR) features.

Nutanix is a part of following VMware Programs

VMware Technology Alliance Partner

  • Elite member
  • All the tools and resources to successfully build and deliver Nutanix solutions on the VMware platform

VMware Horizon vFast Track Program

  • Certified member
  • High-performance, fully validated desktop architectures
  • Simple to deploy, highly scalable and extremely cost-effective
  • Quick and easy blueprints to ensure that the deployment will be cost-effective, meet user requirements, and scale linearly and predictably

VMware Rapid Desktop Program

  • Certified member
  • Confirms that a Nutanix solution is a fully certified, converged and scalable solution for VMware customers
  • Each certified and validated appliance delivers predictable units of performance and user experience
  • Your IT infrastructure can always scale with your growing business, from proof-of-concept to real-world production


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