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3 Steps to Improve Strategic Vendor Management


Before you take on a new vendor, stop and consider the impact the relationship will have on your organization — will the vendor will be engaged in your most critical initiatives, systems or business processes? Think beyond scorecards and costs. Do the service and solution strategies align with your architecture and goals? Does the vendor exhibit partnership-like traits? . Relationships with strategic vendors are increasingly key to business performance.

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Cloud 2.0: A New Era for Public Cloud

Information Week

With new technologies and cloud offerings available almost by the day, the impetus for cloud adoption is stronger than ever before

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Three Characteristics of Information Management System

Future of CIO

A system is a group of interacting, interrelated, or interdependent elements forming a complex whole. A system has a purpose to perform a set of functions to achieve well-defined goals.

Machine Learning for Builders: Tools, Trends, and Truths

Speaker: Rob De Feo, Startup Advocate at Amazon Web Services

Machine learning techniques are being applied to every industry, leveraging an increasing amount of data and ever faster compute. But that doesn’t mean machine learning techniques are a perfect fit for every situation (yet). So how can a startup harness machine learning for its own set of unique problems and solutions, and does it require a warehouse filled with PhDs to pull it off?

The Journey has Begun


Ever since we conceived Nutanix in September of 2009, we’ve been heads-down building the product and a business that have begun to hum


The Best “Professionalism” Quotes of “Digital Master” Sep. 2019

Future of CIO

" Digital Master ” is a series of guidebooks (28 + books) to perceive the multi-faceted impact digital is making to the businesses and society, help forward-thinking organizations navigate through the journey in a systematic way, and avoid “rogue digital.”

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The Monthly “Digital Master” Book Tuning: Reinvent Digital Business with Multifaceted Management Shift Sep. 2019

Future of CIO

Digital makes a significant impact on every aspect of the business from people, process to technology, both horizontally and vertically.

Breaking the Addiction to Storage


Shrinking server infrastructure to a fraction of its original size has been the biggest infrastructure advancement in the last decade

The Dinosaurs Are Dying


I now feel that the beginning of the end for SAN-like storage systems is hurtling towards us

We Are Officially Open for Business


It's official! We are open for business, after spending many tireless moments building this product and bringing it to market


ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

VDI Series Part 1: Moving Beyond the POC


Gartner released a report in mid 2010 that they expected 50 million VDI desktops by 2013. Then there are the recent newsflashes surrounding VDI : Citrix buys Kaviza and RingCube

Lessons Learned from Our First VMworld


Back from our first vmworld on the heels of our launch on 8/16, here are some lessons we learned and a highlights video of our experience

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VDI Series: Part 2 - Addressing Performance


At VMworld back in August, Nutanix was honored with TechTarget's Best of VMworld - Desktop Virtualization award

A New Building Block


I’m privileged to be involved with disruptive technologies very early on, sometimes at a stage when it may be hard to fully see the impact


Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

VDI Series: Part 3 – Incremental Scalability


The Nutanix architecture, built ground-up for virtualization, is a perfect fit for the unique performance needs of VDI

Convergence with Scott Adams


Converged architectures coming out of force-fit consortiums are just that — expensive toxic blobs

Nutanix Sales Kick Off and Mad Men Spoof


We had a great Sales Kickoff last week. In preparation for it, Marketing created a quick video for our sales team as a fun way to start

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VDI Series: Part 4 – Manageability


Manageability, an often under-represented facet is key in making a VDI deployment successful


Microservices: The Dark Side

Speaker: Prem Chandrasekaran

A few years ago, Barclays embarked on a journey to migrate its legacy services to a modern tech stack with the objective of achieving a high level of scale, resilience, and reliability. During the incremental, iterative move towards an ecosystem of focused, distributed services, it’s fair to say that the company discovered the challenges of distributing objects. Join us for an episode you can’t miss if you’re finding it a lot harder to architect in practice than in theory, and learn how you can shed light on the dark side of microservices.

In His Own Words.Customer Josh O'Brien Shares His Experience


So far I love the platform. It gave me what I needed in the price point I needed and offers huge scale out options


UI Alerts and Statistics


How do we manage a very large and complex product that could potentially have hundreds or thousands of entities


Big Data and Virtualization: Where the Twain Shall Meet


Big Data and Virtualization are the two biggest revolutions underway in enterprise data centers

Supporting the Mission with Nutanix


I've spent the last several years helping to implement cost-saving technologies, such as virtualization, at various Federal agencies

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

An Apple Revolution in Enterprise Computing


The name of the game is to push content and computing as close to the user as possible. WAN is public cloud’s biggest enemy

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Meet Nutanix Series - Laura Jordana


This will be the first post in our new series, “Meet Nutanix,” where various employees at Nutanix will be featured. Read on and learn more about life at Nutanix and what various departments here are working on

Beyond SAN and FCoE!


Even after years of SAN administration, only a select group of engineers understand this complex set of technologies and their interactions and conflicts

Back to Basics


Not too long ago, the only available storage solution was direct attached storage (DAS). Compute was directly attached to its storage via ATA, SATA, eSATA, SCSI, SAS, and in some cases fibre channel. The system admin was also responsible for managing the storage. Life was simple

More Effective Agile Leadership

Speaker: Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software

In this talk, Steve McConnell, CEO of Construx Software, distills hundreds of companies’-worth of real-world experience into the proven Agile leadership practices that work best. Steve will seamlessly thread together traditional approaches, early Agile approaches, modern Agile approaches, and the principles and context that underlie them all—creating an invaluable resource for Agile leaders, their teams, and their organizations.

Not Just for a Rainy Day


When I was attending Interop in Tokyo a couple of weeks back, I had a few participants ask me the same question: how is Nutanix different from others


Nutanix Complete Cluster-Product Updates


Nutanix is adding new product features at a rapid pace. I want to pause and take some time to talk about the advancements our engineering team has made

Wake Me Up When You Are Ready To Talk CapEx


The title of this entry is an actual quote from a recent meeting I had with a customer. Well, the actual quote was more like “#$@% OpEx, wake me up when you are ready to talk CapEx

Five Other Things that Get Smaller When You Shrink Your Data Center


A Nutanix Complete Cluster can reduce the number of rack units you’ll need to serve applications and data to your enterprise. However, your data center footprint isn’t the only thing you’ll shrink during this transition. We found five other metrics you can use to estimate the impact of a smaller computing solution

Serverless and Containers: How to Choose the Right Application Strategy

Speaker: Tolga Tarhan, Senior Vice President, GM AWS Services at Onica

When it comes to the modern tech stack, one of the fastest changing areas is around containers, serverless, and choosing the ideal path to cloud native computing. How do you as a technology leader point your team in the right direction, especially given how quickly this is evolving?