Category: storage

New ‘Acropolis File Services’ with Native Support for VMware Horizon UEM and Citrix Profile Manager

Nutanix has been primarily used to host virtual machines in the format of VMDKs and vdisks, but now it is also possible to natively store unstructured files such as user-generated content such as Office documents, and Windows user profiles and settings. Nutanix AOS 4.6 introduces a new technology that build File Services as an integral and native …

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The Definitive Guide to End-User Computing and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Solutions

Back in 2011, in the world of SAN, I wrote an article called “VDI USER EXPERIENCE and USER ACCEPTANCE”. The article iterated through my experiences with many failed VDI deployments due to poor technical designs; mostly driven by storage performance complications. Since 2011, hyperconvergence has emerged and matured, removing many of the complex aspects required …

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Nutanix 4.6 Features Overview – Part 2 (Beyond Marketing)

This is the second part of the series. The first part can be found here and contains the overview for the following new features:   Native File Services Performance Improvements Volume Groups in PRISM Self Service Restore (SSR) 1-Click Upgrades of Foundation, BIOS, BMC Metro Availability Non-Disruptive vMotion and Site Migrations Cross Hypervisor Disaster Recovery Project Dial: In-Place Hypervisor …

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