In a groundbreaking move towards revolutionizing the world of IT modernization and business transformation, Cisco and Nutanix have joined forces to deliver the industry's most comprehensive hyperconverged solution. This strategic partnership aims to accelerate hybrid multicloud deployments, addressing the operational complexities and sustainability concerns faced by enterprises worldwide.
The partnership capitalizes on Cisco's expertise in enterprise networking and security, coupled with Nutanix's leadership in hybrid multicloud computing. Together, they present a unified approach to simplifying customer operations, enhancing resiliency, and expediting IT transformation.
Jeremy Foster, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cisco Compute, emphasized the customers' demand for simplicity, sustainability, and future-ready solutions. This alliance combines Cisco's award-winning SaaS-managed computing portfolio with Nutanix's proven cloud platform software, enabling the seamless integration of virtual compute, networking, and storage across data centers and public clouds.
Nutanix's Chief Commercial Officer, Tarkan Maner, highlighted the critical need for integrated hardware and software platforms to support application deployment across diverse environments. This partnership promises to broaden market opportunities for both organizations as they work towards standardizing, simplifying, and securing data center, public cloud, and edge environments.
The integrated solution will leverage Cisco's extensive go-to-market reach and incorporate Cisco's SaaS-managed compute and networking infrastructure with the Nutanix Cloud Platform. This holistic approach ensures a fully integrated and validated solution that will be sold, constructed, maintained, and supported as a seamless end-to-end experience.
The new offering will be compatible with Cisco UCS rack and blade servers, including the highly acclaimed UCS X-Series, recognized for its sustainability and innovation. It will merge Nutanix Cloud Platform software with powerful Cisco servers, networking, security, and administration tools, providing a comprehensive and flexible solution.
Nutanix Cloud Platform offers a unified platform for running applications and data across data centers, edges, and public clouds. With linear scalability, self-healing nodes for enhanced resilience, and integrated persistent storage, it empowers businesses to support mission-critical workloads and drive AI-driven innovation.
By working together, Cisco and Nutanix's global sales teams and partners will be able to offer a cutting-edge solution with Cisco's collaborative go-to-market support. The solution's availability is anticipated within the next 90 days.
As two industry leaders come together to redefine hybrid multicloud solutions, businesses can look forward to a new era of simplicity, flexibility, and resiliency in their IT operations. Cisco and Nutanix's partnership is poised to make a lasting impact on the future of IT modernization and business transformation.