October 2015 archive

Storage Portfolio Vendors want you to believe Silos are good

I have been meaning to write this article for a while, but a recent post from an employee at a storage portfolio vendor describing why organizations ought to desire to operate their IT infrastructure using siloed storage platforms made me deeply think about organizations’ realities, challenges and the requirements to deliver applications and services in …

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What are the VDI options for Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor?

The majority of Nutanix customers running VDI on Nutanix today are using vSphere as hypervisor. However, there is an increasing demand for Nutanix Acropolis supported VDI solutions. Customers want to run VDI on Acropolis, eliminating hypervisor license costs, therefore reducing the total cost per desktop. Cost per desktop has been one of the factors in …

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Prism Central and NOS 4.5, NCC 2.1, Foundation 3.0 and MORE Tech Preview Features – What’s New!

This week Nutanix is making Prism Central 4.5, Acropolis base software 4.5 and NCC 2.1 releases available. These are major releases with improvements for the areas data protection, performance, security and reliability; and also some new Tech Preview features. This release is the initial step into the vision Nutanix laid out during .NEXT conference back in June. Prism …

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