What’s the 411 on Nutanix Release numbers?

A question that's often asked by existing customers relates to what exactly to the release numbers refer to? So here's a quick and simple explanation on how Nutanix categorises their releases.major . minor . patch . hot fixSo in the example of 5.9.2.4 you'll observe the 5.9 is the main release (including additional updates/features), with … Continue reading What’s the 411 on Nutanix Release numbers?

Nutanix AOS 5.10 (LTS), what’s new?

Today sees the latest version of AOS released with new features in AOS and with some bug fixes too. At a high level the new and updates to existing functionality: Integration of an on-premises Nutanix Cluster into Nutanix's Xi Leap DRaaS via Prism CentralNever Schedule-able node for AHV clusters The release notes delve into further … Continue reading Nutanix AOS 5.10 (LTS), what’s new?

Xi Leap launched

Xi Leap is live Nearly a year after its announcement at the .Next Conference in Washington, Xi Leap is now live. This day one release provides Disaster Recovery for Nutanix customers with initial availability zones located in the east (Ashburn, VA) and west (Oakland, CA & Santa Clara, CA) coast of the USA with EMEA … Continue reading Xi Leap launched

Nutanix AOS 5.9 (STS), what’s new?

Released today is the latest version of AOS with new features in AOS (and some bug fixes too), available only for customers comfortable using the Short Term Support (STS) release cycle. At a high level the new and updates to existing functionality: Rack Awareness Metro Cluster Support for Microsoft's Hyper-V ABS (Acropolis Block Services) Support … Continue reading Nutanix AOS 5.9 (STS), what’s new?

Nutanix renames core products

The evolution of the Nutanix suite has seen periodic announcements for a new 'xyz' feature built in to its formidable HCI offering. After a while the product names need re-aligning to provide consistency in the message of the what the overall architecture delivers, which, is exactly what's just happened. AFS (Acropolis Files Services) is now … Continue reading Nutanix renames core products

Nutanix move to STS & LTS releases

Earlier this year Nutanix divided their release cycle into two streams, which is not uncommon amongst global software vendors. The terms┬áShort Term Support and Long Term Support mean exactly that and customers will be able to choose a release of AOS that suits their approach to updating platforms. Customers can read more about this via … Continue reading Nutanix move to STS & LTS releases