IHS Markit says hyperconverged infrastructure will grow from only 122,000 units shipped last year to more than 1 million units shipped by 2022.
Nutanix CEO calls VMware a bully; AT&T touts successes while it plots layoffs; demand for Kubernetes surges.
The partnership also allows Cumulus to battle Cisco. “That’s what we do everyday, and having a better story for Nutanix customers is just one more way to do that,” Cumulus CEO Josh Leslie says.
SDxCentral Weekly Wrap for Jan. 25, 2019: Nutanix accuses VMware of bullying customers, AT&T details its 5G strategy, and Nokia poaches Vodafone's head of cloud.
The Nutanix-VMware battle escalated with a Nutanix blog accusing VMware COO Sanjay Poonen of “bullying” Nutanix customers.
The technology is still in its infancy with only a handful of vendors shipping products. We expect to see more action in 2019.
As part of this partnership, systems integrators and value-added resellers will be able to brand and personalize Intel servers running Nutanix software.
“Our dominance in the core is why VMware avoids doing PoCs in accounts when we are in a head-to-head fight,” said CEO Dheeraj Pandey.
The software initially supported AWS and Azure, and the company extended this cost-comparison and governance tool to on-premises Nutanix environments.
Contrail’s enterprise multi-cloud platform is integrated with Nutanix APIs to give enterprises better visibility into virtualized workloads. It also paves the way for more automation.
Sept. 28, 2018 — CenturyLink takes SD-WAN global; Vodafone and China Mobile tap ONAP; and more.
VMware ranked No. 2 in the HCI software vendor list while Dell remained the market leader for branded hyperconverged products.
The deal, which closed in Q4 fiscal 2018, is the largest deal in the company’s history.
SDxCentral spoke with Nutanix CEO Dheeraj Pandey immediately after the company’s fourth quarter fiscal 2018 earnings call. Nutanix posted revenue of $303.7 million, up from $252.5 million a year ago.
At VMworld and at home this week, all four of the top hyperconverged infrastructure vendors made news with their HCI platforms and partnerships.