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Advancements in HCI

Recently I spoke at an event for Nutanix and am encouraged by the interest in the building of Private Clouds. I started on this journey in 2015 mainly focusing on IaaS, but as the technologies improved, so has the evolution of what we can do in a private cloud environment.

A few of the really key benefits is to be able to shift workloads seamlessly between the public cloud and the private cloud. Key enablers for this to happen is the implementation fo security groups and the ability to deploy Kubernetes workload. Sure we could do this with layers like OpenShift or Tanzu, but I think Nutanix Karbon gives us some nice Kubernetes management with minimal overheads if you are running a Nutanix HCI. The same goes for Nutanix Flow, which help with the implementation of security groups so that we could duplicate our security structure without the traditional way of configuring firewall rules for on-prem deployment.

Recently, I am also exploring Nutanix Xi Leap which simplifies backup and recovery (although not available in Asia yet). With all these advancements, I am hopefully for the future of more hybrid clouds in the enterprise.

If you are curious about these technologies, you can take a test drive here ->
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