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  • Nutanix shines Beam into private cloud

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 01 Nov 2018
  • Nutanix is extending the Beam capability it launched six months ago for Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure into private clouds running on Nutanix hyper-converged infrastructure. Nutanix Beam ...

  • Pivot3 spins larger HCI deals

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 31 Oct 2018
  • If Pivot3 is a valid indicator, the hyper-converged market is not only adding customers rapidly, it’s also moving into far bigger deals. Pivot3 was among the first hyper-converged vendors, and the ...

  • Lenovo investment pushes Scale Computing closer to edge

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 25 Oct 2018
  • Scale Computing CEO Jeff Ready said the hyper-converged vendor was on the edge of profitability before it decided to expand its edge computing sales. Scale today said it has secured $21.2 million ...

  • Dell EMC, Nutanix share HCI market leadership

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 26 Sep 2018
  • Dell EMC extended its lead over Nutanix in hyper-converged systems sales in the second quarter, although Nutanix crept ahead of Dell-owned VMware into first when the market is measured by HCI ...

  • Nutanix customers trending larger, spending more on HCI

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 13 Sep 2018
  • Besides proving there is plenty of growth still going on in the hyper-converged infrastructure market, Nutanix’s last earnings report showed HCI has moved well beyond VDI and niche applications. ...

  • Lenovo picks Cloudistics as ThinkAgile CP partner

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 20 Jul 2018
  • Like the other major server vendors, Lenovo proclaims it is “all in” on hyper-convergence and software-defined storage. It just goes about it in a different way. Unlike the Dell EMC VxRail, Cisco ...

  • Proposed Tintri-DDN storage deal heads for bankruptcy court

    Garry Kranz - Senior News Writer 10 Jul 2018
  • Data Direct Networks Inc. (DDN) is seeking a bargain from Tintri's fire sale. The DDN storage portfolio is poised to add the storage assets of failing hybrid vendor Tintri, which filed for Chapter ...

  • HCI market: rich get richer as Dell, Nutanix flourish

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 27 Jun 2018
  • Dell, VMware and Nutanix continued to dominate the hyper-converged infrastructure market in the first quarter, combining for most of the fast-growing segment. According to IDC’s first quarter ...

  • Dell, VMware likely held HCI revenue share leads

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 08 Jun 2018
  • While IDC probably won’t release its hyper-converged market share numbers for the first quarter until late June, it appears Dell will stay No. 1 on the HCI revenue hardware and software charts. IDC ...

  • Nutanix revenue, losses grow as HCI market expands

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 29 May 2018
  • Hyper-converged pioneer Nutanix has a history of rapid revenue growth and wide losses.  For last quarter, both of those were larger than expected. Nutanix revenue grew 41% year-over-year to $289 ...

  • Nutanix .NEXT 2018: 'Sherlock' targets IoT data

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 15 May 2018
  • Nutanix .NEXT 2017 focused on the hyper-converged infrastructure pioneer’s move to the public cloud with Xi Cloud Services. Nutanix .NEXT 2018 last week was a showcase for Nutanix Beam, the ...

  • Pivot3 revenue growth stokes IPO talk

    Dave Raffo - Editorial Director 26 Apr 2018
  • Pivot3, one of the last small independent hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) vendors left, is on a growth path that its CEO said could lead it to going public within two years. The vendor report ...