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Nutanix CEO smacks down VMware exec over claim it's a new Enron

The ongoing spat between VMware and Nutanix has flared again, with the latter company's CEO Dheeeraj Pandey hitting Twitter to smack down Lee Caswell, Virtzilla's veep for Products, Storage and Availability. This round of the spat between the two appears to have started with a since-deleted Caswell Tweet pointing to this …
Simon Sharwood, 19 Jul 2017

All the (IT storage) News That's Fit to Print

We have here another seven days' worth of scintillating storage news that didn't manage to make the daily news cut in this crowded week of June 26. Nutanix Three things. First, virtual server backup king Veeam is partnering with Nutanix and supporting all of its systems, except Acropolis HyperVisor systems, for which support …
Chris Mellor, 2 Jul 2017
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Newly Google-emboldened Nutanix aims for data centre dominance

Nutanix is making a play to be a data centre control plane platform with a hybrid cloud game plan, buttressed by buddying up with the Google Cloud Platform. Sunil Potti, chief product and development officer for Nutanix, had a canned quote justifying this Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS-based game plan: “Multi-cloud IT strategies …
Chris Mellor, 29 Jun 2017
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Hyperconverged leapfrog: Dell EMC borg overtakes Nutanix

Dell EMC overtook Nutanix to become the leading hyper-converged infrastructure appliance shipper in 2017’s first quarter. Stifel analyst Aaron Rakers delved into IDC’s non-public numbers and revealed that Nutanix has a 23.3 per cent revenue market share whereas Dell EMC had 24 per cent. The numbers for the top vendors were …
Chris Mellor, 26 Jun 2017
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Software 'submarine' surfaces data protection for the Nutanix hypervisor crowd

Comtrade Software’s HYCU is an app-aware data protection product tailored for Nutanix’s Acropolis hypervisor (AHV) with fast deployment, backup and recovery. HYCU (Hyper-Converged Uptime) is purpose-built for Nutanix systems and auto-detects applications running in virtual machines. But who or what is Comtrade Software? …
Chris Mellor, 20 Jun 2017
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Data shepherd Rubrik herds Microsoft, Oracle users towards its Alta

Secondary data storage protection and management supplier Rubrik just added a host of extensions to its product to broaden its appeal to Microsoft, Nutanix and Oracle users. Products like Rubrik's Cloud Data Management (CDM) offer to make a customer's management and use of all of the data behind its tier-1 systems easier and …
Chris Mellor, 13 Jun 2017
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Hyper-converged trashes all-flash: Nutanix out-grows Pure Storage

Nutanix is racing on to the billion dollar revenue mark for next year with a $100m net loss fuelled quarter of growth. Third fiscal 2017 quarter revenues were $191.8m, beating the year-ago’s $114.7m by 67 per cent. That’s faster year-on-year growth than Pure Storage, which yesterday reported a 31 per cent revenue increase to $ …
Chris Mellor, 26 May 2017

Nutanix, IBM hug each other in Power pity party

Nutanix and IBM will announce on Tuesday a new relationship that will see Nutanix build hyperconverged systems out of IBM Power servers – its first non-Intel-powered boxes. Details of what will be delivered, and when, have not yet been revealed. But The Register understands Nutanix will bring its hyperconverged stack to Power …
Simon Sharwood, 15 May 2017
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Google Cloud boss to speak at ... hang on, Nutanix conference?

Nutanix has booked Google Cloud supremo Diane Greene to talk at its .NEXT 2017 conference, leading to speculation that a deal – possibly around hybrid cloud – is being cooked up between the two. Nutanix tells us: ".NEXT showcases how innovations in enterprise cloud and datacenter technologies are transforming the way …
Chris Mellor, 15 May 2017
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Partners? With them? No way, says HPE of Nutanix

HPE has taken the very unusual step of pointing out it is not partners with Nutanix. The hyperconverged upstart last week announced that it is now possible to run its software stack on HPE servers. That announcement took HPE rather by surprise, because it turns out Nutanix hadn't asked in advance. HPE's clearly a bit miffed …

Nutanix consciously uncouples with move into software-only sales

Updated Nutanix has decided the time is right to sell more software, inking deals that will see its hyperconverged software-defined-everything stack sold with servers by HPE and Cisco. The company already has deals with Lenovo and Dell, but both involve selling ready-to-roll appliances. These new deals will see Nutanix sell just …

As senior bosses eject and shares crash... is it time to pray for Nutanix?

Analysis Should we be concerned about Nutanix? Two bosses have left, its share price is falling, and it's now worth just a little less than Pure Storage. The shares in the hyper-converged infrastructure appliance slinger ended May 1 at $14.46 apiece. They were hovering around $21 on March 7, and $31 on March 2 just before its latest …
Chris Mellor, 2 May 2017
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Hypervisor kid Jeff Ready: Converged to the core, and NO VMware

Profile Scale Computing CEO Jeff Ready reckons its hyperconverged HC3 software is better than anyone else's because it's integrated into the hypervisor's core and not just another VM. Ready briefed El Reg at a March meeting in London. Scale's HC3 product does not use VMware, being centred on KVM instead. Because storage access is …
Chris Mellor, 13 Apr 2017
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SimpliVity customers spurned by HPE welcomed into loving arms of Nutanix

Nutanix wants SimpliVity customers upset by HPE's purchase to move across to them instead. Chief marketing officer Howard Ting said HPE, having bought SimpliVity, was discontinuing SimpliVity sales on non-HPE hardware, leaving SimpliVity customers possibly needing to switch hardware. "It looks like a dead end for Cisco and …
Chris Mellor, 29 Mar 2017
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Converged systems market is so hot it just went backwards

Converged systems are supposed to be the hot spot of the otherwise-troubled server and storage markets. Yet sales just dipped for 2016's final quarter, according to kit-counting firm IDC, and overall growth for the year was tepid. The analysts' Worldwide Quarterly Converged Systems Tracker for 2016's final quarter found that …
Simon Sharwood, 27 Mar 2017
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Zerto SNAFU can cause data corruption on Nutanix boxen

Nutanix users protecting their data with Zerto software need to pay close attention to the latter's recently-released 5.0U2 as it fixes a problem that could cause data corruption. Zerto slipped out a warning about the problem last week, explaining that its software could induce IO errors that lead to data corruption. As Zerto' …
Simon Sharwood, 10 Mar 2017

Nutanix spanked as it predicts sales slowdown

Nutanix posted excellent quarterly revenue results – but its outlook for next quarter is so comparatively low that its shares took a hammering. The hyperconverged system supplier's revenues were US$182.2m for its second quarter, ended January 31, up a chunky 77 per cent from the $102.7 million reported a year ago. The …
Chris Mellor, 3 Mar 2017
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OK, hyperconverged is the new black. But who's winning at it?

A consultancy reports that Nutanix, Simplivity and VMware lead the SDS/HCI market, while Microsoft, Cisco and HPE lag behind. Interesting... now that HPE has bought SimpliVity it must be a top 2 player and could be numero uno (it is). But lead in what? Certainly not in sales units or revenues; this is mainly a product …
Chris Mellor, 23 Feb 2017

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