Nutanix launches WebScale Wish for Non-profits

This week, Nutanix launched a very cool program designed to give back to the community.  Three non-profits will receive free Nutanix equipment (total retail value approx $500,000) to help them makeover/improve their datacenter. Head here to nominate a non-profit (or join the program if you are a non-profit). Great to see us giving back after […]

Modifying vApp Properties with PowerShell and PowerCLI

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One of my goals for this year has been to automate deployment and configuration of VMware Horizon Workspace. As part of this effort, I found it difficult to understand how to change vApp properties through PowerCLI. Based on my findings, I created the function below to make it a lot easier for other people looking to […]

Introducing the Nutanix NX-6000 Series

Based on our customer’s feedback and requests, we have released two new Nutanix platforms. The second platform is the NX-6000 series, which is ideal for data and capacity intensive workloads. It includes more storage per node than any of the platforms that we have released so far, allowing customer’s with high capacity requirements to scale […]

Introducing the Nutanix NX-1000 Series

Based on our customer’s feedback and requests, we have released two new Nutanix platforms. The first platform is the NX-1000 series, which is ideal for mid-size enterprises and branch/remote office deployments due to its smaller footprint and cost profile. My friend @StevenPoitras at StevenPoitras.com has a terrific video announcement of the new platform here, which […]

The 10-12 year technology cycle and Accenture Techlab’s version of Google Glass

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I tend to think that most technology trends come along with about a 10-12 year cycle. If its cool right now, then something very similar (but much improved) will be cool in about 10-12 years. Wearable technology was a pretty big deal back in the time of the dot-com boom. Tablet computers also became popular […]

Nutanix Mad Men Video

I wanted to test out embedding videos with wordpress… so I added this blast from the past.