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Nutanix Reports 4Q18 & FY18

Today Nutanix Inc. reported earnings for its fourth fiscal quarter as well as its fiscal year that ended July 31, 2018. The numbers reported overall weren’t bad, however the company did lower its expectations for next quarter. Its stock is up slightly for the quarter, though it saw a sharp drop off in after hour trading. 

VMworld 2018 News Bits

Our News Bits is a roundup that typically covers news pieces that are just small in content, not in impact. This gives content room to breath even if it comes in less than what we normally cover. This year at VMworld 2018 in Las Vegas there were a handful of announcements that either small or would potentially get wiped out by some of the larger announcements so we have collected them here. These announcements come from companies such as Asigra, Lakeside, Morpheus Data, Quest Software, VMware, and NVIDIA.

Toshiba Announces 14TB & 12TB SAS HDD Models

Toshiba America Electronic Components Inc. announced sampling of their new Enterprise Capacity 14TB and 12TB Helium-sealed SAS HDD models. The MG07SCA Series features 7,200 rpm performance, a SAS 12Gbit Interface, and Advanced Format Sector Technology. The hard disk drive boasts a 9-disk Helium-sealed design and 14TB of Conventional Magnetic Recording (CMR) capacity for optimum compatibility. Toshiba’s Helium-sealed design fits into industry standard 3.5-inch (26.1 mm) heightdrive bays. 

HPE Reports 3Q18 Earnings

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) reported its earnings for its third fiscal quarter of 2018, which ended July 31, 2018. The company is reporting good numbers overall. Stock performance has been trending upward this quarter with a large spike in after hours trading.

Veeam & Cisco Jointly Deliver Veeam High Availability on Cisco HyperFlex

Today Veeam Software announced that it was expanding its partnership with Cisco to release Veeam High Availability on Cisco HyperFlex. This new platform promises seamless scalability, ease of management, and support for multi-cloud environments through Cisco support services. The new platform can be used as a Veeam repository as well as running the entire Veeam Availability Platform.

Dell Technologies Announces New IoT & Edge Solutions At VMworld 2018

Today at VMworld 2018 in Las Vegas, Dell Technologies announced new solutions and bundles that the company states will simplify deployment of secure, scalable solutions for edge computing and IoT use cases. The company is combining tools and technology from its portfolio as well as partners, such as Intel, for these new solutions. These IoT and edge solutions will support computer vision and machine intelligence for markets such as surveillance.

Pivot3 Announces Ruggedized Hybrid Cloud Solution

Today Pivot3 announced a new ruggedized hybrid cloud solution to support the infrastructure needs of defense, intelligence, and other operations at the “tactical edge.” Targeting analytics, virtual desktop infrastructure, and IoT uses cases, Pivot3’s Intelligent Edge Command and Control solution allows customers with to capture, process and act on data immediately in the field.

VMware Takes the Digital Foundation To The Edge

Today at VMworld 2018 in Las Vegas, VMware Inc. announced that it was taking its Digital Foundation announced yesterday and expanding it to edge computing and IoT solutions. The newly announced features and benefits of VMware’s hybrid cloud and multi-cloud environments will be extended to both the edge and IoT devices. VMware is hosting several partners with demos at its IoT booth # 2625.

VMware & AWS Announce Amazon Relational Database Service On VMware

Today at VMworld 2018 in Las Vegas, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and VMware announced that the Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) would soon be on VMware. With this service uses would be able to set up, operate, and scale databases in VMware-based software-defined data centers (SDDC) and hybrid environments as well as have the ability to migrate them to AWS or VMware Cloud on AWS. RDS can automate database management regardless of where it is deployed, having it on VMware will free up customers to focus on their core business.

VMware Delivers New Innovations To NSX At VMworld 2018

Today at VMworld 2018 in Las Vegas, VMware Inc. announce that it has made several new innovations to its NSX networking and security portfolio. The innovations are designed to further the company’s strategy of enabling consistent, pervasive connectivity and intrinsic security for applications and data across any environment. The new features in NSX will help customers to build a secure software-based network for their multi-cloud environments.