Nutanix vs VMware

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Nutanix
Based on 88 reviews.
VMware
Based on 1067 reviews.
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Overview
Nutanix is an enterprise virtualization and storage company. The Nutanix solution consists of the "Nutanix Xtreme Computing Platform" which delivers enterprise compute and storage through the deployment of commodity computing servers which each run a standard hypervisor and the Nutanix Operating System. Each server contains Intel processors, memory, solid-state drives and traditional hard drives, and when added into a cluster aggregates storage resources into a single storage pool. Capacity is added by adding a node to the computing cluster.VMware, Inc. is a US software company that provides cloud and virtualization software and services, VMware's desktop software runs on Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X, while its enterprise software hypervisors for servers, VMware ESX and VMware ESXi, are bare-metal hypervisors that run directly on server hardware without requiring an additional underlying operating system. In 1998, VMware was founded by Diane Greene, Mendel Rosenblum, Scott Devine, Edward Wang and Edouard Bugnion. Greene and Rosenblum, who are married, first met while at the University of California, Berkeley.
Sample Customers
PernixData FVP [EOL]: GKL Marketing-Marktforschung, University Hospital Leipzig
Nutanix Acropolis: AT&T, Beedie, AccorHotels, Airbus, BAE Systems
Nutanix: St. Lukes Health System, the City of Seattle, Yahoo! Japan, Sligro, Empire Life, Hyundai AUS, and many others.
Nutanix Xi Beam: Samsung, Axcient, Jitterbit, Calance, Metabiota
Nutanix AHV: JetBlue, International Speedway Corporation, SAIC Volkswagen
Nutanix Karbon: JetBlue, International Speedway Corporation, SAIC Volkswagen
Nutanix Xi Frame: JetBlue, International Speedway Corporation, SAIC Volkswagen
Nutanix Mine: JetBlue, International Speedway Corporation, SAIC Volkswagen
Nutanix Prism: JetBlue, International Speedway Corporation, SAIC Volkswagen
Nutanix Calm: JetBlue, International Speedway Corporation, Volkswagen SAIC, Brighton and Hove City Council, Foresters Financial, Janus International Group, Cloud Comrade, Serco
Nutanix Flow: JetBlue, International Speedway Corporation, Volkswagen SAIC, Brighton and Hove City Council, Foresters Financial, Janus International Group, Cloud Comrade, Serco
Nutanix Prism Pro: JetBlue, International Speedway Corporation, Volkswagen SAIC, Brighton and Hove City Council, Foresters Financial, Janus International Group, Cloud Comrade, Serco
vCloud Director: MicroStrategy, National Democratic Institute, and NYSE Euronext.
CloudHealth: Pinterest, Dow Jones, RhythmOne, Ziff Davis, Acquia, Mentor Graphics, Lookout, Veracode, SwiftKey, Amtrak, Shi, Imgur, SumoLogic, NewsUK, Cloudera, Canvas
VMware vRealize Automation (vRA): Rent-a-Center, Amway, Vistra Energy, Liberty Mutual
VMware vRealize Operations (vROps): Science Applications International Corporation, Tribune Media, Heartland Payment Systems, Telkom Indonesia, Columbia Sportswear, iGATE, CSS Corp, Angel Broking, Adira Finance, Hipskind, Beiersdorf Shared Services, Innovate Mas Indonesia, Adobe, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi , Join Experience S.A, Borusan Holdings, Department of Transport - Abu Dhabi
vRealize Business for Cloud: Rent-A-Center, SAIC - (Science Applications International Corporation), Tribune Media, iGATE, EMC, Deutsche Telekom, GEFCO, Banca Ifis
VMware vSphere: Abu Dhabi Ports Company, ACS, AIA New Zealand, Consona, Corporate Express, CS Energy, and Digiweb.
VMware vDPA [EOL]: Ideosity, The Waddington Group, MVS Consulting, Federal Government, Educational Institution
VMware NSX: City of Avondale, Lumeta, Kroll Ontrack, Heartland Payment Systems, Baystate Heallth, Exostar, Tribune Media, iGATE, NTT Communications, Synergent, California Natural Resources Agency, Bloomington Public Schools, Columbia Sportswear, Join Experience S.A, Schuberg Philis
VMware EVO:RAIL [EOL]: ASAHI INTERACTIVE, Fukuoka-Hibiki Shinkin Bank
VMware vSAN: Read Some Case Studies At Home Cloud CaribCINgroupDiscovery Check out the Rest of our Customer Stories Here
vRealize Network Insight: NTTi3, VCIX-NV, VMware Networking and Security Business Unit, Illumio, CompuNet
Wavefront by VMware: Box, Intuit, Workday, Groupon, British Gas, SpaceApe, Marketo, DoordDash, Lyft
VMware Software Defined Data Center: ACI, Western Carolina University
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