Saturday, June 10, 2017

Comtrade SCOM Management Pack for Nutanix Version 2.0

Comtrade SCOM MP for Nutanix V 2.0 designed to integrate end-to-end service monitoring of Nutanix' award-winning Enterprise Could platform into Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM).

What's new?
  • Easy Configuration Wizard.
  • Optimize the performance of Microsoft Exchange Server and  SQL Server on Nutanix.
  • Troubleshoot Microsoft SharePoint Server issues faster, more accurately.
  • An insightful lens into your bare-metal server health.
  • Free 1-year subscription to Comtrade OMS Solution for Nutanix.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Nutanix Go!

The Nutanix Go Program allow the customers to rent Nutanix NX appliances when they need to scale up their data center to meet peak demand, while scaling down the infrastructure to reduce expenses. IT projects no longer need to be locked into the typical three to five-year IT refreshes cycles or moved to a public cloud just to gain financial flexibility.
Nutanix NX appliances could be rented as short as six months, and up to 5 years as long term agreements.
Nutanix allow the Customers to use a hybrid model by mixing between owned & rented NX appliances in the same cluster. Also, guarantee the security of customer data if NX appliances returned at the end of the agreement by wiping out the data before returning to Nutanix.
Nutanix Go pricing is available now for certain Nutanix NX appliances to qualified U.S. customers, with international availability coming at a later date.
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New Hardware Options for Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform

Nutanix announced that its Enterprise Cloud Platform will be available as a term-based license for deployment of Hewlett Packard Enterprises (HPE) ProLiant rackmount servers and Cisco UCS B-series blade servers, adding to previously announced support for the Cisco UCS C-series platform.
These new supported hardware options will broaden the deployment of Nutanix beyond newly purchased appliances from the company or its global OEM partners, Dell and Lenovo, to the millions of HPE ProLiant and Cisco UCS servers already in use in corporate and cloud data centers.
Customers will enjoy the optionality of deploying newly licensed Nutanix software-only entitlements on qualified HPE or Cisco servers while also retaining the option to transfer their software-only entitlements to another qualified third-party platform, including additional x86 servers anticipated to be validated at a later date.
Nutanix plans to make its Enterprise Cloud Platform software available for new and existing HPE ProLiant servers by Q4 calendar 2017. Specific models and supported server configurations will be announced at the time of availability. Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform software for Cisco UCS B-Series Blades is available now as a tech preview with general availability this quarter.
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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Enterprise Cloud for Dummies

The Enterprise Cloud for Dummies eBook sets out to demystify the concept. Discover how leading organizations are moving beyond hyperconvergence to an enterprise cloud strategy, bringing the benefits of the public cloud to their own datacenters—and find out how you can do the same thing.

In this eBook you’ll learn how you can:

  • Prepare your organization for the new era of IT infrastructure
  • Get the frictionless benefits of public clouds without sacrificing the control of on-prem infrastructure
  • Leverage the newest best practices for enterprise storage, virtualization, and cloud technologies

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Citrix XenServer and Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform

Together with Citrix, Nutanix will be adding support for industry leading Citrix applications including XenApp, XenDesktop, NetScaler VPX and NetScaler running on Citrix XenServer on the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform. Starting with the Nutanix Asterix release, XenServer customers will be able to run XenServer 7 as a tech preview on the Nutanix solution.

Once the capability is released, Citrix XenServer users will find that the move to the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform will bring the benefits Nutanix customers are seeing to their own environment. These can include:

  • Faster upfront deployment and ongoing 1-click expansion
  • Linear scaling of users without performance bottleneck
  • Lower costs and operational overhead

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Nutanix Again Named a Leader in 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Integrated Systems

Gartner, Inc. has positioned Nutanix as a leader in the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Integrated Systems for the second consecutive year. Nutanix believes its continued placement in the Leaders Quadrant is strong validation of its vision to deliver a true enterprise cloud platform which can support the increasing demands of modern businesses.

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Sunday, June 26, 2016

Monitoring Nutanix with Comtrade Management Pack for SCOM

Comtrade natively plugs into Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) to monitor Nutanix enterprise clouds including hosts, systems, storage, virtual machines (VMs), data protection And replication.

The application awareness feature discovers business critical applications, such as Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop hosted on Nutanix enterprise clouds.

IT can now visualize from the applications to the metal, and monitor and understand how the Applications are using compute, storage and virtualization resources.