Nutanix welcomes Netsil

Managing multiple clouds means more consoles and 'API glue' plus we mustn't forget the training and self-professed subject matter experts (SMEs) in each area. As organisations choose cloud services based on their needs a single wrapped up management point is required, this is where Netsil come into play and build further on Nutanix's Enterprise Cloud … Continue reading Nutanix welcomes Netsil

Minjar Botmetric – new to the family

Adopting "Cloud" for an organisation is by no means a quick Yes/No answer. Data governance, compliance, accountability, responsibility, potentially shifting CapEX to OpEX,... the list goes on and we haven't even touched on the benefits of hosted computing. All that said more companies are cherry picking the bits of Cloud they feel comfortable with for … Continue reading Minjar Botmetric – new to the family

What is One-Click?

A phrase used throughout Nutanix messaging, one-click upgrades, simply put is full automation for updating / patching an entire Nutanix environment - software as well as hardware. Using a tool removes the need for an administrator to review webpages of release code, determining whether it's applicable then cross referencing through an interoperability matrix. No errors, … Continue reading What is One-Click?

Compression, de-dupe, erasure coding – STOP!

Before even considering using these features on any storage solution you should really weigh up the benefits versus the penalties. In essence, they're great for marketing and ideal nerd knobs for the geeky admin but can introduce additional load on a system for a minimal return. Vendors claiming to achieve high rates of storage reclamation … Continue reading Compression, de-dupe, erasure coding – STOP!

What features are available in AHV?

A common question arising at nearly all meetings with customers when reviewing hypervisor options, let's dig into the features with 'generic' descriptions. High Availability (HA) The ability to recover virtual machines to another physical hypervisor host in the event it should become unavailable - whether through logical configuration errors or physical catastrophic problems In AHV … Continue reading What features are available in AHV?