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Dell VDI-bundled XC Series appliances vs. white box + VSAN

Wikibon’s Dave Floyer published an excellent article today featuring an in-depth economic comparison of two approaches to VDI. In the left corner are the new Dell XC Series Web-scale Converged Appliance models targeted at VDI use cases. Floyer refers to … Continue reading

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Let’s port Oracle and SAP to run inside the hypervisor

Dheeraj Pandey, CEO of Nutanix, just wrote a comment to Nigel Poulton’s blog, VSAN is No Better than a HW Array. The post is good, but I particularly like the comments. Dheeraj does a technical deep dive into why it … Continue reading

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VMware EVO: RAIL – Impact on Nutanix Partners

VMware announced one of the industry’s worst kept secrets, EVO: RAIL (formerly Project Marvin), a few days ago at VMworld.  Many partners have been asking my opinion of the solution – and are sometimes surprised to hear my enthusiasm. Here’s … Continue reading

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