Nutanix’s latest full-blown vendor partnership will see them strengthen their presence in the high end of the market, with product that will be sold by IBM and its channel.
Tech Data is now using cloud services it acquired with Avnet Technology Solutions that were created for VMware vRealize to enhance automation for VxRail and VxRack environments.
Dell EMC has announced upgrades to its hyper-converged VxRail and VxRack offerings, with hardware improvement stemming both from Intel Broadwell processors and optimization with PowerEdge servers. Many more configurations will be available, including a 3 node VxRail offering that drops the entry price by a quarter.
ThinkAgile will initially consist of three components: their existing HX offerings with Nutanix software, beefed up with Lenovo networking; the newly announced CX line from a new partnership with Nimble Storage; and new OpenStack-based offerings that will first be limited to China, and eventually roll into other geos.