Nutanix Acquires Frame!!

Continuing with the theme of why I joined Nutanix in the first place. Yet another game changer. Hint: DEAD SIMPLE approach to datacenters and IT services. Have to admit, I’m pretty stoked about this acquisition. https://www.nutanix.com/products/frame/

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Nutanix AOS 5.6 Released!!

Woot! AOS 5.6 has finally been released. Some of the big ticket items that customers have been waiting for include 2-node clusters, micro-segmentation, 80TB nodes, and scale-out Prism Central. Check it out here: https://www.nutanix.com/2018/04/16/nutanix-aos-5-6-along-afs-3-0/

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Nutanix Named THE Leader in New Gartner HCI MQ!!

Gartner finally stopped lumping us into the “converged” MQ and decided to build a dedicated HCI MQ and Nutanix is named “the” leader! You can read the report here: https://www.nutanix.com/go/gartner-magic-quadrant-for-hyperconverged-systems.php

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Nutanix Calm – Building Custom Blueprints

Checkout how to create custom application blueprints in Nutanix AOS 5.5 using the new Calm Application Automation capabilities. As with all Nutanix innovations, you have one place to go via Prism. Simple and elegant.

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Nutanix Adds HPE, Cisco-B, and Go Consumption Model

Awesomeness. Today Nutanix announced the addition of HPE Proliant rack mount servers as a H/W platform. In addition, we expanded the Cisco UCS platform to include B-series. Also, customers will soon have the choice of a new purchasing…

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My First Year at Nutanix – WOW!!!

Hi everyone. It has been a while since my last post, and the title of this very post is the reason why. Sorry. No excuse. I just wanted to highlight a few things from my first year at…

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How to be an SE – My Guiding Principles

I’ve been wanting to make this post for quite some time, but having recently moved to Nutanix, I’ve been drinking from the “proverbial firehose” for a bit longer than I would have expected ­čÖé I’ve been working as…

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Andreopoulos on Acropolis Part 1

A disclaimer before we get started. First, if you are expecting an epic “battle of the hypervisors” article, then please move on. This is going to be a multi-part series as I attempt to explore the viability of…

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Fun mate…

I’ve played the Vienna for a couple decades now, and I’ve had fantastic results. Here is a little miniature in one of the lines I get from time to time. Black gets a bit greedy and thinks he…

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Vote for My VMworld Sessions!

I submitted 2 VMworld sesssions this year, along with my colleague┬áin crime Chris Lennon. I think public voting will be opened up very shortly but here is all you have to do: Connect to http://www.vmworld.com/uscatalog.jspa and login. You…

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