The lawsuit relates to the battle between the Nutanix software stack and the VMware stack.
VMware’s lawsuit against Nutanix CEO Rajiv Ramaswami relates to intense competition between the two cloud computing providers.
According to Roy Illsley, chief IT and business analyst at Omdia. The lawsuit relates to hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) and the battle between the Nutanix software stack and the VMware stack.
Ramaswami is the former chief operating officer of VMware. The lawsuit alleges material and persistent violations of its legal and contractual obligations and obligations to VMware.
The lawsuit was filed with the California Supreme Court, Santa Clara County.
Nutanix named Ramaswami as President and CEO last month. He succeeds co-founder Dheeraj Pandey, who previously announced his retirement as CEO.
According to VMware, Ramaswami “has his fiduciary and contractual obligations to …