Chris Morgan assessed his success in executing on his priorities in this first year on the job, and considers the channel impact of Nutanix’s emphasis in 2016 of the big picture beyond simply saving money through hyper-converged solutions.
Pluribus partnered with both Dell and Nutanix a year ago, and is benefiting from being the software-defined networking element in joint deals. They also believe the upcoming Dell-EMC merger will help their business.
Dell’s new Triton technology, which came out of a special project its ESI [Extreme Scale Infrastructure] group did for eBay, is still far from being a commercially available product. Nevertheless, it represents an important advance in liquid cooling.
Futuresville 2 – Dell’s Chief Technology Office for Enterprise – discussed their work in identifying key trends and co-ordinating responses within Dell, and talked about some of those trends they deem vitally important going forward.
Other Dell SAP-related initiatives announced at SAPPHIRE NOW included ones around the Internet of Things, cloud blueprints to optimize SAP environments, and a new optimized architecture for SAP Foundation for Health.
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Many details still have not yet been determined, or cannot be made public, but at EMC World, Dell and EMC indicated some additional information about what the massive new organization would look like, and be called, once the merger is complete.
Dell has formally launched a program with about 25 ISVs, but also makes it clear this is a pretty basic first step. Several months down the line they say there will be more useful functionality for partners, and also a lot more of them.
Dell sees the imminent acquisition of EMC as significantly driving its cloud strategy, building on an advantage the company already claims as an early mover in the hybrid cloud, and bringing strong benefits to partners with a stake in the hybrid cloud.
A month ago, Robert Yelenich moved from country manager of Commvault in Canada over to Nutanix, replacing Anton Granic, who had been promoted. Yelenich recently sat down with ChannelBuzz to discuss Nutanix’s Canadian plans for 2016.