Nutanix Inc.

08/11/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 08/11/2020 01:07

Nutanix Clusters on AWS: Customers, Partners and Analysts Reactions

AWS

'We are excited to support an extension of a customer's private cloud environment into AWS with the launch of Clusters on AWS. This provides customers the flexibility to get the most out of both their AWS and Nutanix environments. Customers now have an opportunity to take advantage of Nutanix Clusters on AWS to deploy adjacent to their cloud-native applications in AWS and fast track their digital transformation.'

-Doug Yeum, Head of Worldwide Channels and Alliances at Amazon Web Services, Inc.

AMD

'AMD and Nutanix are collaborating to shift the ecosystem for hyperconverged infrastructure to capitalize on the performance and efficiency of AMD EPYC processors. With Nutanix Clusters on AWS, enterprises will soon be able to leverage the capabilities of AMD EPYC processors in private cloud and public cloud deployments. AMD and Nutanix are investing and co-innovating to expand our joint offerings and are exploring future integration with key technologies, including AMD Secure Encrypted Virtualization.'

-Dan McNamara, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Server Business Unit, AMD

Citrix

Citrix enables the future of work through digital workspaces that provide secure, reliable access to the applications and information people need to get work done wherever they happen to be - at home, in the office or on the road. Through our partnership with Nutanix, businesses can rapidly deploy and manage Citrix® Virtual Apps and Desktops™ [citrix.com] in any environment - including public clouds like AWS with Nutanix Clusters or their own datacenters - and gain the flexibility and agility required to survive today and thrive tomorrow.'

-Tim Minahan, EVP of Business Strategy and Chief Marketing Officer, Citrix

Equinix

'We are excited to collaborate with Nutanix to bring the value of Equinix Cloud Exchange Fabric ®(ECX Fabric ®) to enterprises worldwide as they accelerate their cloud strategies with Nutanix Clusters on AWS. ECX Fabric is a scalable and secure way for digital businesses to take advantage of Nutanix Clusters on AWS as they integrate everything they need to create their digital futures.'

-Bill Long, Senior Vice President, Product Management, Equinix

Fujitsu

'Fujitsu PRIMEFLEX for Nutanix is a strategic platform for organizations to simplify deployment across a range of choices of private, public, and edge cloud infrastructure environments. With the availability of Nutanix Clusters for AWS, our partnership potential expands even further -- poised to fuel our customers hybrid and multicloud IT strategies.'

-Olivier Delachapelle - Head of Category Management, Products Sales Europe at Fujitsu

HPE

'When customers select Nutanix SW for their HCI environment, they are preferring HPE ProLiant DX, the world's most secure industry standard server portfolio, to run their most critical workloads from the edge to the cloud. With Nutanix Clusters on AWS and HPE ProLiant DX servers, customers can now deploy a fully integrated solution delivered as an appliance or as-a-service through HPE GreenLake cloud services.'

-Neil MacDonald, SVP & GM, HPE Compute

Intel

'Intel has been co-innovating with Nutanix for many years to deliver high-performance infrastructure solutions with the Nutanix HCI software utilizing the Intel Xeon processors and Intel solid-state drives. Nutanix HCI already runs efficiently with Intel technologies whether that is in a customer's datacenter, in a service provider cloud or in the Nutanix Cloud. With Nutanix Clusters we are excited to bring our joint technology innovations to the Nutanix and AWS Hybrid cloud.'

-Greg Ernst, Vice President of North American Sales, Intel

Lenovo

'A deep engineering partnership and focus on solutions and service between Lenovo and Nutanix is providing our customers with a best-in-class hyperconverged solution with Lenovo ThinkAgile HX systems for workloads like blockchain, VDI and SAP HANA. Innovations like Nutanix Clusters on AWS enable customers to leverage the simplicity and ease of deployment across private and public clouds, helping our mutual customers to quickly scale and enable a consistent hybrid cloud strategy across their organizations.'

-Kirk Skaugen, Executive Vice President, Lenovo and President, Lenovo Data Center Group

Presidio

'Nutanix Clusters provides our customers with a truly hybrid experience. Whether customers want to deploy Nutanix on-premises or in the public cloud like Amazon Web Services (AWS), the same familiarity, ease of use, and integration exists with Nutanix Clusters. Customers can also natively integrate with public cloud services that they already use.'

-Vinu Thomas, CTO, Presidio

Supermicro

'We are very excited to integrate our resource savings server technology with Nutanix Clusters to create optimized hybrid and multi-cloud environments,' said Charles Liang, president and CEO of Supermicro. 'Combined with our Building Blocks Solution® design methodology, Supermicro offers one of the world's most energy-efficient server platforms with performance, cost, logistics and service advantages. Our customers will simplify their cloud journey with Nutanix, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and Supermicro using the best-in-class multi-cloud solutions for their enterprise workloads.'

-Charles Liang, president and CEO of Supermicro

Yotta Infrastructure Solutions

'To offer the latest and best in cloud computing, we are excited to partner with Nutanix. This far-reaching partnership will enable Yotta to offer latest and innovative cloud solutions for Enterprises to run their critical workloads on and off premises,' said Sunil Gupta, managing partner and CEO of Yotta Infrastructure Solutions. 'The general availability of Nutanix Clusters on AWS gives our customers a flexible and secure Hybrid Cloud solution that leverages the technological prowess and experience of three industry leaders.'

-Sunil Gupta, Managing Partner and CEO of Yotta Infrastructure Solutions

Zensar

'We believe that in today's cloud era IT organizations need hybrid clouds that truly unify private and public cloud operations to meet the agility and scalability needs of their business critical workloads. We are thrilled to incorporate Nutanix Clusters in our Digital Foundations Services reference architecture giving IT complete freedom to use AWS and private cloud resources without any lock-in. This will accelerate the ability of our customers to scale their critical workloads, such as high performance databases, on-demand and in a zero touch fashion.'

-Harjott Atrii, Executive Vice President and Global Head, Zensar Digital Foundation Services