Three strategies to help manage risk arising from Broadcom’s VMware acquisition

“Broadcom’s acquisition of VMware is causing a wave of uncertainty for infrastructure customers who rely on vSphere® for their data center infrastructure. Many of these customers are approaching Nutanix to see how we can help address their support, cost, and innovation concerns.”

Let’s look at three discussions concerning this uncertainty.

  • The price risk discussion: Up until now there was no good reason for customers to swap out their VMware vSphere solution, because it didn’t seem that Nutanix could improve the TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) for their on-site datacenter. Now, with Nutanix’ Move migration tool a swap-out seems a good idea as it will likely pay for itself within 2-3 years.
  • The innovation discussion: Customers looking to find and retain skilled IT talent, see Nutanix as an innovation engine across clouds and modern applications by applying hyperconvergence, automation, and AIOps (Artificial Intelligence for IT Operations).

Explaining the term Hyperconvergence: “Hyperconverged infrastructure is a software-defined IT infrastructure that virtualizes all of the elements of conventional “hardware-defined” systems.” – Wikipedia

  • The cloud discussion: Customers our surprise to see that apps running in the public cloud on Nutanix software can be up to 53% lower in cost than apps running on native public cloud. To understand this better, customers can use the Nutanix TCO tool.

If you’d like to understand this better, you might be interested in this on-demand coffee chat: “How Nutanix Can Help Navigate VMware Uncertainty and Risk”

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