Nutanix Blogs

Nutanix Validated as a Category 2 E-Rate Solution

December 1, 2022

Schools and libraries need a solid internet connection to safely operate and the E-Rate program aims to meet that secure connectivity need. With E-Rate, learning institutions are provided internet bandwidth, inter-building connectivity, in-building wired and wireless data infrastructure and more. Now, Nutanix has joined the validated members of the E-Rate program as a Category 2 Solution. Under this category, Nutanix qualifies to provide internal connections, managed internal broadband service and basic maintenance of internal connections.

Nutanix and Red Hat Partnership Brings Customers Best-in-Class Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure and Complete Stack

April 28, 2022

Nutanix and Red Hat have partnered to deliver a hybrid cloud experience, offering their industry-leading technologies, such as Nutanix’s Cloud Platform now certified for Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform. This partnership provides customers with a complete technology stack for those looking to modernize, build, scale and manage virtual and cloud native applications on-premise and in the public cloud.

Nutanix Helps Federal Agencies Accelerate their alignment to Zero Trust Architecture

Oct 18, 2021

The numbers are daunting: about 78% of organizations have been victims of one or more cyber attacks. Threats are growing at an astonishing rate of 350% in ransomware alone, and those breaches can be incredibly costly, on average $3.86 million per incident. Nearly half of U.S. federal government respondents in the 2021 Thales Data Threat Report noted they have experienced a security breach at some point, and of these, 47% said they had experienced a breach in the last 12 months.

Nutanix Solutions Create Data and Security Protection for State, Local and Education Organizations

October 13, 2021

Cybersecurity attacks are progressively complex with an increase in Cloud, Digitization and Work-from-Anywhere practices, so State, Local and Education (SLED) organizations must begin improving their security posture and aligning with Zero Trust Architecture. Since institutions can no longer apply the same perimeter-based security solutions, they need to modernize IT operations, increase agility and work to implement network, application, user and data-based security to support mission success.

Reliable Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) for Schools with Nutanix Frame

October 7, 2021

Technology plays a greater role in education than ever before, enhancing teaching and learning in ways that wouldn’t be possible otherwise. But digital transformation can also cause complications for schools. Finite resources mean that educational institutions must leverage technology for cost savings and find simple solutions that can provide a standardized experience for all students. In addition, the pandemic has encouraged educational IT leaders to transition from physical on-premise resources to cloud-based applications that leverage public cloud infrastructures.

How Federal Health and Human Services Agencies Can Simplify and Automate Database Management while Increasing Security Across All Disparate Databases

September 24, 2021

Federal agencies focused on health and human services have long faced challenges around the capture, management, and analysis of large quantities of data. But the Covid-19 pandemic significantly compounded those worries. Agencies are burdened with the complexity of managing the life cycle of databases, including provisioning of new databases, management of existing databases, and the many 2nd day tasks that come with a database’s life cycle such as back-up and recovery, upgrades, patching, scaling and data management.

Nutanix Frame for Government Solves Agency Challenges

Aug 20, 2021

Most federal agencies are either still working remotely or in a hybrid model, creating a great need for technology solutions that bring flexibility and security. Nutanix provides end user computing solutions to agencies with remote employees while maintaining security with their Desktop as a Service (DaaS) offering, Nutanix Frame.

Improving Database Performance with Nutanix Era

Aug 20, 2021

Powering many mission-critical applications for state and local agencies, databases are the foundation for building digital government, including citizen services, operations and budget planning, data-driven policy design, etc. Unfortunately, the IT teams for most organizations spend an inordinate amount of time performing critical patches or otherwise struggling to keep databases operating efficiently. There are a number of common challenges with databases.

Nutanix Receives California SLP Approval to Deliver Hybrid Cloud Solutions Across Government Agencies

April 22, 2021

A leading hybrid cloud infrastructure vendor, Nutanix is now an approved vendor for the software licensing program (SLP) with the State of California. Nutanix’s three-year contract with the state means the company has been pre-reviewed and opens its services to state and local agencies and educational institutions. Government organizations can buy software directly from Nutanix in a competitive bidding process and benefit from a volume discount worked out in the SLP.

Nutanix Solutions Provide Assurance for a Secure and Compliant Digital Campus

April 12, 2021

With cybersecurity attacks on the rise, higher education institutions are increasingly vulnerable to Ransomware and other malicious infections. It can be challenging for these institutions to protect their educators and students when they’re consistently faced with a lack of resources and expertise in the area. IT departments, for example, weren’t expected to have the bandwidth of a full-fledged cybersecurity portfolio before COVID, which is necessary in today’s digitally-focused environments. Nutanix has identified four key priorities of the education industry to better understand its needs.

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.