Tag: Nutanix

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

Nutanix Software-Only Offering

Nutanix has been speaking publicly about their Software-Only offering for a while, but it was never formally announced. Today we had the NTC briefing for this offering, so here is theĀ  breakdown.

Nutanix AOS 5.5 Released

Nutanix has released version 5.5 (codename “Obelix”) of their Acropolis Operating System (AOS). For Nutants, this release is the capstone of Nutanix goodness. Be aware that the full list of Obelix features could not fit into one major release and is actually being released over the coming months as a

Nutanix .NEXT EU Announcements

Last week, Nutanix .NEXT EU was held in Nice, France. There were four announcements of note: Nutanix announces support for Intel Skylake processors with Enterprise Cloud OS – their new G6 platform will be available soon. How Nutanix Marketplace Brings Developers and IT Together – as part of the impending

Directly modifying ESXi host managed by vCenter Server

In the world of Nutanix HCI on vSphere, you sometimes do not have access to the vCenter Server, but you do have the root credentials of the ESXi host. However, when you try to make your changes, the ESXi host returns the message, “Access to resource settings on the host

#Nutanix #NEXTConf 2017 US Announcements

Today Nutanix announced three major products: Xi Cloud Services, Calm and Xtract. Nutanix Xi Cloud Services Native cloud extension to the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform. This is a hybrid cloud play, not a public cloud play. Xi DRaaS is the first service to be offered. Initial service locations (4): Oakland

Comtrade releases HYCU Data Protection for Nutanix AHV

Today, Comtrade Software has released version 1.0 of their HYCU (pronounced “Haiku” – yes, as in Japanese poetry) data protection solution that integrates natively with Nutanix AHV. I watched their demo and it does seem very easy to use and feature rich. Currently, the only other options for Nutanix AHV

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