In order to extend support to Microsoft (News - Alert) Hyper-V, Nutanix, a provider of hyper-efficient, massively scalable and elegantly simple datacenter infrastructure solutions, has launched a technology preview of its support for Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 in conjunction with the latest release of Nutanix OS (NOS) 3.5.
This technology preview has been based on its existing support for VMware vSphere and KVM.
In addition, Nutanix now supports the broadest range of hypervisor platforms in the converged infrastructure market.
From the very beginning, the company has adopted hypervisor-agnostic approach to its software architecture strategy. The company has developed a common data fabric that powers a hybrid enterprise datacenter comprised of different workloads running on multiple hypervisors.
The company offer maximum flexibility and choice at the lowest total cost of ownership (TCO) for its Nutanix Virtual Computing Platform customers. With the new release, the company will be able to power the largest variety of virtualized private cloud workloads under a single, unified data fabric.
The Nutanix technology preview for Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 includes Server Message Block (SMB) Protocol 3.0 used for providing shared access to files between nodes on a Windows-based network.
Nutanix Prism, a complete redesigned UI offers additional management tools for multi-hypervisor environments.
Howard Ting (News - Alert), vice president of marketing, Nutanix, said in a statement, “By delivering our support for Microsoft Hyper-V, we have extended the benefits of our ground-breaking converged compute and storage platform to nearly all corners of the enterprise market. Companies of all sizes, regardless of budgetary constraints, will now benefit from the unprecedented scalability, performance and simplicity of our solution.”
Amir Omerbegovic, a manager of IT Systems Architecture at O’Melveny and Myers LLP, said, “Nutanix continues to lead the industry in re-inventing the datacenter, their support of Microsoft Hyper-V enables users to deploy the same infrastructure for more workloads and scenarios, providing unprecedented flexibility, TCO and management consistency.”
Edited by Ryan Sartor