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Unlike what's happening with the famed Athenian ruin, Nutanix is building up its Acropolis product, and has made v5.0 available with more than 45 new features. These cover its Acropolis data plane, the Prism management plane, and its built-in hypervisor, AHV. The additions make AHV, Nutanix claims, a candidate target for …

  1. Lotaresco

    Good news but

    The pragmatic side of me says "Wait for version 5.1"

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Good news but

      certainly

  2. Androgynous Cow Herd

    OMG

    They have invented basic ESX functionality with built in hardware vendor lock in!

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: OMG

      Or you could install ESX on it at the significantly larger cost of purchasing ESX and have software vendor lock in. *shrugs* Or you could go Hyper V and then need to buy a separate estate to install VMM on and still not have as much functionality!

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    My bigger question is, how many businesses are actually running Acropolis for production workloads. I don't say any data that suggests companies are willing to switch their enterprise hypervisors until their is confidence on Acropolis delivering SLAs even close to the gartner leaders in this space.

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