Nutanix, a leading cloud computing software company is getting ready to enter Ghana’s IT market with world class products. The company sells hyper-converged infrastructure appliances and software-defined storage. And it is looking to bring these products onto the public markets of Central and West Africa.
The company believes strongly that their IT products are world class and would meet the demands of the Ghanaian industry.
Actually, Nutanix is already doing business with some customers and agents in the country. And they intends to open up their reach to many other sector players, which include the government.
Doing this will enable Ghanaian businesses, institutions and even individuals have easy access to these products and services.
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The Sales Director for West and Central Africa, Rowen Grierson assured that Nutanix products and services are of the best in terms of quality and durability.
“Nutanix gives its customers the freedom of choice. So, I urge you all to go for Nutanix products and services. The difference is that with Nutanix, we allow you to start small and take advantage of the public cloud system benefits that people normally get to your business.”
Grierson continued that with the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform, technical skills and labour isn’t needed much to run, maintain and develop data storage. He added that Nutanix cloud platform merges the public cloud’s agility and simplicity with the security and control one needs in a private cloud.
According to Grierson, their system is built on hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) technology. This technology integrates computation, storage, virtualization and networking in a full-stack solution that runs nearly any application.
Rowen Grierson also highlighted that Nutanix is the only service provider that delivers a single software OS that runs across clouds.
“Integrated data protection, non-disruptive upgrades, and self-healing systems ensure predictable performance, reliable disaster recovery, and efficient operations at lower cost. Get the power of One OS, One Click.”
Benefits of NUTANIX Software
On the benefits of using NUTANIX products, the Sales Director said it:
- Guarantees lower costs of up to 40-60% reduction in overall CapEx and OpEx.
- Provides limitless scalability.
- Gives the fastest Time-to-Value which is eight times faster time to value in buying, deploying and managing.
“It also guarantees smallest footprint of up to 90% reduction in power, cooling and space, with a 2U form factor and gives more time for IT Innovation as the free up IT resources will help users to focus on important initiatives and innovation.”
Nutanix’s System Engineer for West and Central Africa, Akwasi Kwarteng Adjei was also present at the meeting in Accra. He judge the market across the Central and West African region including Ghana, and Nigeria looks positive for their products and services.
“We are going to capitalize on that to deploy these products and services for the benefits our customers”
Adjei reiterated that Nutanix Enterprise Cloud’s one-click ability in managing multi-cloud deployments. He claimed that application mobility can is achieved across clouds is still compatible to any hardware, hypervisor or cloud.
“Nutanix one-click upgrades reduce both complexity and risk involved with the upgrade process – there is no complex interoperability matrix or operational guidelines. Nutanix also simplifies the flash-based architecture by eliminating LUNs and their presentation by focusing on VMs rather than on storage constructs, and by including both centralized management and capacity planning. Nutanix gives the compute direct access to the storage.
“Servicing requests with limited overhead and consistent low latency enables mixing of workloads; and with Nutanix Acropolis Block Services, Nutanix becomes the storage backplane for bringing together different types of applications. Customers can even consolidate both physical workloads and virtualized workloads in the same cluster.”
In a nutshell
Nutanix Enterprise Cloud converges server, storage, virtualization and networking into one software-defined platform. The Enterprise Cloud Platform is scalable, and it’s available as a turnkey appliance or a software-only platform.
Nutanix also runs other services including the Xi Disaster Recovery Service, the Nutanix X-Ray, Nutanix Acropolis software and Nutanix Prism software uses machine learning technology to help manage, monitor and analyze the vendor’s hyper-converged infrastructure.
The original piece appeared on News Ghana.