Cloud Extensibility

Operational Simplicity

  • Choice of hypervisor support
  • Choice of hardware
  • Any app, any scale
  • Xi Cloud Services provides a native extension to Nutanix
  • Multi-public cloud support

  • Prism - single pane of glass management interface
  • Rapid Zero Downtime Deployment
  • Application lifecycle management

Nutanix Solution Overview

Nutanix's extensive hyper converged infrastructure solution suite consists of the following components. Scroll down to read more about each component.



Prism Management

Calm App Automation

XI Cloud Services

Choose between Nutanix's range of NX Appliances or OEM appliances on Dell or Lenovo.

Feature packed software-defined storage with built in virtualisation. Includes native Acropolis Hypervisor or a choice of others.

A single, simple to use management interface.

Application automation and lifecycle management for Nutanix and public clouds.

Extends your Nutanix data centre to an integrated public cloud environment with choice of public cloud provider.

Nutanix Hardware Appliances

Although Nutanix sees its future as a software defined hyper converged infrastructure it supplies a range of appliances using its NX series. The tabs below shows an overview of the specification. The term appliance refers to the chassis which is also known as a table below shows how they compare:

NX-1000 Series

NX-3000 Series

NX-6000 Series

NX-8000 Series

Nutanix is also available via OEM partners including Dell and Lenovo.


Nutanix Acropolis contains a raft of features to deliver a turnkey hyper converged infrastructure platform that is simple to manage, fast to deploy and can scale massively.

  • Virtualization
  • Networking
  • Platform Services
  • Enterprise Storage
  • Data Protection & high Availability
  • Security

Prism Management

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    Performance Monitoring

Calm App Management

Application lifecycle management and cloud orchestration

Fully integrated into the Nutanix platform, Calm provides a single management framework that can be used by IT teams across the globe to rapidly create and deploy applications.

Xi Cloud Services and Disaster Recovery Service

Xi Cloud Services provide a native extension to the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform, delivering an integrated public cloud environment that can be instantly provisioned and automatically configured.

Xi Disaster Recovery Service delivers protection of all applications and data running on your Nutanix platform without the need for 3rd party disaster recovery software.

Nutanix Xpress - Datacenter in a Box for SMEs

The Nutanix Xpress family addresses the IT needs of smaller organizations through ease of management, lower TCO, and simple, risk-free deployment, backed up Quadris support from our very own team of Nutanix certified professionals. 

Xpress comes with built-in compute, storage and virtualisation for a simple, highly available solution suitable for nearly all workloads. It is 100% software-defined, and can be installed in under 60 minutes.  Xpress eliminates the need for clunky SANs, expensive hypervisor licensing, and complex data protection and management software. 

Nutanix Xpress

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