Which is better? VMware or Nutanix?

I get this question all the time – “Hey RenĂ©, you are an expert on VMware, why do you bother with Nutanix?” or vice-versa, depending upon whether I am talking to a VMware or Nutanix employee. And my answer is, “Well it depends upon the customer requirements, both vendors have

Nutanix AOS 5.11 Released

Nutanix has released version 5.11 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

vCSA 6.7 U2a with NSX-v 6.4.5 – Network and Security Navigator is replaced by {{node.title}}

This post is applicable to customers using the VMware vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA) 6.7 Update 2a with NSX-v 6.4.5. Problem: vCenter Server Appliance 6.7 Update 2a deployed and in use with NSX-v 6.4.5. Login to vSphere Client: https:// <IP Address or hostname of vCenter Server> In the vSphere Client UI,

VMware CAL Advanced Architecture Course Overview

For the past two weeks I have been attending the VMware Center for Advanced Learning (CAL) Advanced Architecture course. This is a 9-day course with updates from each of the business units of VMware, including instruction on architecture design and presentation skills. It is intended to include VMware employees and

Nutanix XLAB for Partners is Live

The Nutanix XLAB licensing for Partners feature in Nutanix Support is now live. Why should you care if you are a Nutanix Partner? Up until now, Nutanix Partners could consume Nutanix software in four ways: Community Edition – crowd-sourced support, used for functional demonstrations and learning, available to everyone, runs

Nutanix .NEXT 2019 US Announcements

This week, Nutanix .NEXT 2019 US is being held in Anaheim. There are ten announcements of note in the Private Cloud, Multi-Cloud and Edge spaces: First Edition of The Nutanix Design Guide released – download the PDF. Nutanix Buckets for Object Storage: Available on May 15 with Buckets and Buckets

Turbonomic 2019 State of Multi-Cloud Report

Turbonomic recently ran a survey including 846 participants that collected data on the “why” of cloud consumption. It provides some very interesting insight into the trend of cloud services being consumed by enterprise IT. The analysis provided has resonance with “The Enterprise Cloud Bell Curve” blog post I wrote in

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