Nutanix Expands MultiCloud Solution Portfolio

Expansion Empowers Customers to Deliver and Protect Apps and Desktops
from the Cloud of their Choice

ANAHEIM, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nutanix,
Inc. (NASDAQ: NTNX),
a leader in enterprise cloud computing, today announced the continued
evolution of its offerings across private and public clouds, further
making multicloud computing a reality for its customers. With today’s
news Nutanix is extending its Xi Frame desktop-as-a-service solution
from the public cloud to the private cloud, enabling the delivery of
apps and desktops in a true hybrid cloud environment. In addition, the
company is announcing new functionality and additional planned
availability zones for its cloud-based disaster recovery (DR) service,
Xi Leap.

According to the IDC
InfoBrief, Sponsored by Nutanix
, “Surviving and Thriving in a
Multi-cloud World,” multicloud deployments are now the norm for
enterprise organizations – less than 30% of customers report using
single cloud environments. Most customers leverage different cloud
platforms across multiple service providers. The interoperability of
data and applications between these varied cloud environments is growing
in importance and yet access to hybrid cloud capabilities where a single
application runs across clouds remains elusive to most organizations. As
companies eagerly seek out ways to make the multi cloud environment a
reality, these new updates from Nutanix provide additional capabilities
to streamline the implementation of their cloud services deployments.

Introducing Nutanix Xi Frame for the Private Cloud

With Nutanix Xi Frame customers can already access applications and
virtual desktops from popular public clouds like AWS and Azure, simply
and easily, using any browser and any device. With the latest Xi Frame
update running on the Nutanix AHV hypervisor, customers can now extend
desktop delivery to their Nutanix private cloud, integrating virtual
desktop infrastructure (VDI) services with the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud
platform. Xi Frame desktops can be simultaneously delivered via multiple
clouds and managed via a single console for seamless control and
administration, providing a true hybrid experience.

In addition to being available to users on AWS and Azure, Xi Frame is
now also available to customers worldwide for Nutanix private cloud
deployments using AHV. Customers can provision 1000s of virtual desktops
in minutes as opposed to weeks enabling them to improve the economics,
speed and scale of desktop delivery. IT teams can now select the right
cloud – public or private – for their VDI initiatives.

Extending the Reach of Cloud-based DR to More Regions with Nutanix Xi
Leap

As enterprises continue to embrace cloud services, and enterprise
infrastructures become more virtual, data and IT operations are rapidly
migrating to the cloud. When done right, cloud-based disaster recovery
is an attractive strategy for any size organization to protect their
business-critical applications. Nutanix Xi Leap extends the enterprise
datacenter to the cloud allowing IT teams to harmonize public and
private clouds, and to deliver enhanced availability for critical data
and applications. Customers get a natively-integrated DR cloud service,
and single pane management, to protect critical workloads running in the
datacenter and in a cloud, delivering improved business
continuity.

Nutanix is adding new capabilities to its Xi Leap DR service, including:

  • New Availability Zones: Nutanix Xi Leap is expanding beyond its
    current availability zones in US West, US East and the U.K. In the
    coming months, additional Xi Leap availability zones are expected to
    be available in Italy, through Nutanix’s partnership with Sparkle, the
    international services arm of Telecom Italia Group, as well as in
    Japan and Germany.
  • Support for ESXi: Xi Leap now also provides DR services for
    enterprise workloads running on Nutanix private clouds using VMware
    ESXi, making it even simpler to transform existing applications into a
    hybrid service.

“With previous disaster recovery systems, we weren’t able to achieve the
performance we expected for virtual machine restoration and managing DR
as a separate silo made our infrastructure more complex,” said Patrick
Sudderth, Director of Technical Services, Lexipol. “Nutanix Xi Leap
allows us to configure policies that automate the DR workflow directly
within the Prism Console and restoration happens in a matter of minutes.
No other DRaaS vendor can come close to the simplicity of execution we
experience with Xi Leap.”

Securing Cloud Applications

Fundamental to delivering applications in a multicloud architecture is
ensuring that applications remain secure – independent of the cloud
infrastructure chosen. Comprehensive and automated compliance
assessments are necessary to ensure application mobility between clouds.
Xi Beam, a Nutanix SaaS offering that provides cloud governance, will
include a real-time security compliance module designed to identify
critical cloud infrastructure vulnerabilities and recommend specific
remediation. With new security and compliance functionality, IT
architects will be enabled to fix security risks before they impact the
business.

“The multicloud world is the new reality for IT – it’s no longer up for
debate. Customers need solutions that can bring together the full mix of
public, private, and edge clouds that will soon make up their critical
infrastructure without drowning them in needless complexity and
unchecked costs,” said Sunil Potti, Chief Product and Development
Officer, Nutanix. “By continuing to add new capabilities to our
portfolio, we’re giving customers the freedom to deliver their
applications and data from the cloud that makes the most sense for their
business.”

Additional information:

  • Learn more about Nutanix Xi Frame running AHV on our blog
    or on our website
  • Read more about expanded availability zones for Xi Leap on the Nutanix blog
    or on our website
  • Find out more about Beam on our blog
    or on our website

Availability

Nutanix Xi Frame for Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform deployments using
AHV is available now. Xi Leap services are currently live in several
availability zones including US West, US East and the U.K. Additional
availability zones are planned for Italy, Germany and Japan in 2H CY’19.
Nutanix Xi Beam is already generally available for cloud governance and
optimization. The real time security compliance capabilities in Xi Beam
are currently available to certain customers in early access, with
general availability expected in CYQ2’19.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains express and implied forward-looking
statements, including, but not limited to, statements regarding our
business plans and objectives, new products, product features, services
and technology that are under development or in process, including new
availability zones for Nutanix Xi Leap and new security compliance
capabilities of Nutanix Xi Beam, the capabilities of such products,
product features, services and technology, and our plans to introduce
such products, product features, services and technology in future
releases, including the expected availability of the new Nutanix Xi Leap
availability zones and the new security compliance capabilities of
Nutanix Xi Beam. These forward-looking statements are not historical
facts and instead are based on current expectations, estimates,
opinions, and beliefs. Consequently, you should not rely on these
forward-looking statements. The accuracy of such forward-looking
statements depends upon future events and involves risks, uncertainties,
and other factors beyond our control that may cause these statements to
be inaccurate and cause actual results, performance or achievements to
differ materially and adversely from those anticipated or implied by
such statements, including, among others: failure to develop, or
unexpected difficulties or delays in developing, new products, services,
product features or technology in a timely or cost-effective basis;
delays in the availability of new Nutanix Xi Leap availability zones
and/or new security compliance capabilities of Nutanix Xi Beam; the
introduction, or acceleration of adoption of, competing solutions; and
other risks detailed in our quarterly report on Form 10-Q for our fiscal
quarter ended January 31, 2019, filed with the SEC on March 12, 2019.
Our SEC filings are available on the Investor Relations section of the
company website at ir.nutanix.com and on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov.
These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press
release and, except as required by law, we assume no obligation to
update forward-looking statements to reflect actual results or
subsequent events or circumstances.

About Nutanix

Nutanix is a global leader in cloud software and hyperconverged
infrastructure solutions, making infrastructure invisible so that IT can
focus on the applications and services that power their business.
Companies around the world use Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS software to
bring one-click application management and mobility across public,
private and distributed edge clouds so they can run any application at
any scale with a dramatically lower total cost of ownership. The result
is organizations that can rapidly deliver a high-performance IT
environment on demand, giving application owners a true cloud-like
experience. Learn more at www.nutanix.com
or follow us on Twitter @nutanix.

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