As should be expected, the recent Nutanix .NEXT conference offered up a clutch of developments and additions to the capabilities of its hyper-converged, multi-cloud platform, and it is the area of enriching the services available has got some of the most important attention this time round.
Two that stood out were the announcement of a new partnership with Citrix, and the other a new tool, called Data Lens, that adds new levels of data governance that is capable of stretching across multi-cloud operations.
The new Citrix partnership comes at an interesting time which suggests that increasing levels of pressure – from both companies and governments – to get staff to return to their old places of work may, at least in part, be failing.
The partnership was the first of an almost simultaneous pair for Citrix. The Nutanix announcement has been rapidly followed by a similar agreement between Citrix and Google, a move that is nicely circular as Nutanix and Google are already close…