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Nutanix makes infrastructure invisible, elevating IT to focus on the applications and services that power their business. The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform blends web-scale engineering and consumer-grade design to natively converge server, storage, virtualization and networking into a resilient, software-defined solution with rich machine intelligence. This results in predictable performance, cloud consumption models, robust security, and seamless application mobility for all enterprise applications at any scale.

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Obtain government-grade security and the tactical edge that the U.S. federal and defense organizations require to simplify the management of private and public cloud resources. Nutanix and Carahsoft understand the need for field operators to be able to deploy enterprise-grade resources and mission-critical application on-demand, in the most austere conditions. Our partnership will modernize and reduce the cost of IT to meet requirements such as the Data Center Optimization Initiative and the Management of Government Technology Act by purchasing through contracts like GSA Schedule and SEWP. View more state and local contracts here.

State & Local

Gain the freedom of choice and make the transition to an efficient, virtualized datacenter and cloud built on hyperconverged infrastructure that state and local government agencies require. Nutanix and Carahsoft can help provide the balance between budget restrictions with the growing demands for IT services. Solutions include Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS, which enables public sector organizations to deliver better services. By purchasing through contracts like Texas DIR-TSO-2660, our partnership will ensure the freedom to build powerful and cost-effective IT solutions. View more state and local contracts here.


As classrooms evolve further towards ever-changing technology, from kindergarten to graduate classes, IT infrastructure should be more adaptable than ever. Nutanix and Carahsoft understand that school systems have to stretch their dollars across an overabundance of activities and programs. By purchasing through contracts like VASCUPP, our partnership will ensure that school system virtualization is being met with ease and optimization.


Nutanix helps government agencies meet and exceed the requirements of the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) as established in OMB Memorandum M-16-19, which supersedes the Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative (FDCCI) and fulfills the data center requirements of the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA). By moving to Nutanix, agencies can promote cloud (the Federal Cloud Computing Strategy “Cloud First” policy) and shared services, and transition their existing infrastructure to a more efficient platform that will leverage the technological advancements that optimize infrastructure. Nutanix’s unique innovative approach saves money and meets policies with a simple proven migration path off on-premise legacy outdated infrastructure.

Implementing the solutions within the Carahsoft Nutanix Category Management Offering will allow the Federal Government to achieve:

  • Savings based on annual spend on Nutanix Solutions
  • Optimization and consolidation of Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure
  • Initiatives and objectives outlined in DCOI, FDCCI, FITARA, and the Cloud First Policy

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Count on Carahsoft


Nutanix can enable your team to work remotely with secure, responsive access to applications, desktops, and data - from any device, any location, and at any scale with Nutanix Xi Frame Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS).

Xi Frame is a unique DaaS platform built for the cloud age. Leveraging a cloud-hosted, desktop delivery service that has been built from scratch for cloud results in a multi-tenant application that is cost-efficient, scalable, and simple-to-use for all of your remote work needs.



Nutanix is offering a 30-day free trial of Xi Frame. Start your free, unlimited user trial of our desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) solution in this hassle-free test drive - and get started working from anywhere in under 1 hour. For more information, contact us at nutanix@carahsoft.com.




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Simple, Scalable, and Secure Data Management with Nutanix Objects 2.0

April 7, 2021

Amid the pandemic, it has become imperative that government organizations have reliable, well architected solutions that are easy to deploy, completely secure, and scalable. With the incredible adversities everyone has faced this year, such as increased cybersecurity risks, these critical solutions must be able to operate in emergencies to decrease fear, uncertainty, and doubt. To combat these challenges, Nutanix built Objects 2.0—a simple solution that amplifies security with Splunk SmartStore and Write Once, Read Many (WORM) implementation while remaining scalable from as small as 1 TiB to many PBs—all while remaining cost efficient.

DoD ESI awards Nutanix a BPA to support IT operations across the DoD enterprise

January 19, 2021

Nutanix recently received a Blanket Purchasing Agreement (BPA) from the DoD Enterprise Software Initiative (ESI). This will streamline the process for federal government agencies to acquire and use Nutanix Hybrid Cloud Software Platforms. DoD ESI centralizes acquisitions of IT products and services across the DoD, Coast Guard, and intelligence communities. It lowers the TCO for agencies, saving time and money on commercial IT software, hardware, and services. The recent BPA reduces the contracting and open market costs associated with the traditional procurement process.

Nutanix Lets Government Organizations Optimize Multi-Cloud Costs

December 23, 2020

Federal agencies enjoy multiple benefits when Nutanix’s hybrid cloud infrastructure allows them to optimize costs in a multi-cloud world. Nutanix Clusters delivers the industry’s first hybrid and multi-cloud platform with the flexibility, simplicity, and cost efficiency needed to run applications on private or multiple public clouds. With the help of the Nutanix Xi Beam platform, government organizations can also provide security compliance and cost governance capabilities.

Nutanix Xi Government Cloud—Including Xi Beam and Xi Frame—Achieves FedRAMP Authorization

August 14, 2020

Nutanix now delivers a FedRAMP authorized solution that offers multi-cloud Desktop as a Service and Hybrid Cloud Cost Governance. Nutanix has always been a leader in enterprise cloud computing; now Nutanix Xi Government Cloud has achieved the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) Authorized designation at the Moderate security impact level.

Nutanix Era: One-click Database Operations

October 5, 2020

Traditional database operations are complex and inefficient. Engineers typically leverage multiple solutions for database operations such as provisioning, cloning, and refreshing. This results in a complex environment that slows agility and efficiency. When working with enterprise databases, for example, DBAs do not just clone a production instance exactly as-is but also must ensure the ability to create these clones from any point in time.

Three Forward-Thinking Ways to Optimize Telework Infrastructure

May 15, 2020

In the wake of statewide stay-at-home orders triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic across the country, businesses have had to pivot to telework operations practically overnight. This effort, considered a challenge for any business, was especially difficult for government agencies—in 2019, just 19 percent of local government agencies, and less than half of all states, had any telework infrastructure set up.