Citrix [+] Nutanix (x) Liquidware Labs = Win
I remember the first time I saw vMotion invoked – you got this sense that no matter how the movie played itself out – things had changed, for the better, forever. Nothing would be the same again. Then I remember seeing my first Riverbed Steelhead cold and hot pass and watching a 400mb file transfer, over a rusty, latent, and small link in the blink of an eye. We called it PFM at the time – Pure F#%king Magic. Indeed.
Then, a lot of time passed, and while for sure other technologies have been pretty interesting, it was not until Miami 2015, the inaugural Nutanix Next conference that the spidey sense again tingled. I want to explain why.
For those of us lucky to have been around virtualization since 2002 or so – and have lived this transformation day in and day out – we also have to admit that there has been a LOT of pain and suffering from those early days – not just to where we are today, but around where we WANT to get to now. The dream of virtualization was always to make this “stuff” invisible, self healing, omni-aware, scalable, etc so we could all get back to the businesses we are in.
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