VCDX – Levels and Focus

There are levels to this game. There is a significant amount of effort that goes into achieving your first VCDX, but I would argue that the level of effort and skill required for multi-VCDX is significantly more than the first. In addition, the amount of time for multi-VCDX is approximately

VCDX – Remote Defense

If you fail your first VCDX panel defense (in-person), you will be given the option of a VCDX Remote Defense if you resubmit. The same is true for Multi-VCDX. This was added to the VCDX program to reduce the travel expenses for VCDX candidates and to provide a more flexible

Nutanix AOS 5.9 Released

Nutanix has released version 5.9 of their Acropolis Operating System (AOS). This obviously also means that many of the supporting components of the Nutanix eco-system also have new releases to complement AOS, namely AHV & Prism Central. Please refer to the resources section at the end for links to downloads

#VMworld US 2018 Announcements

The following announcements where made at VMworld US 2018 this week.

Running @IBM AIX with @Nutanix software

Earlier this year IBM announced that AIX is supported on the Nutanix platform. This is in addition to the 2017 announcement of PowerLinux being initially supported. What does this mean if you are a customer, particularly in finance? You finally have a web-scale platform that you can use to consolidate

#SFD16 – Nasuni Enterprise File Services Platform

RoundTower Technologies sells a lot of Nasuni, which is how I came to know about their UniFS solution. Nasuni has come a long way from their early days, and the size of their customer-base is proportional to their growth as a company. What I like about their product strategy, is

#SFD16 – NetApp OCI and Cloud Insight

 One of my largest enterprise customers is a prolific user of NetApp OnCommand Insight (OCI) for global storage management, which is how I came to appreciate the scale, flexibility and functionality of OCI. James Holden did a great job of covering OCI and the Cloud Insight SaaS offering in the

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