Nutanix | May 11, 2020
Nutanix FastTrack for VDI helps to address challenges around remote working setups.
The company states Nutanix FastTrack for VDI allows organisations to reduce the time required to onboard thousands of remote employees.
There is increasing importance and need for effective VDI solutions due to businesses working to move operations to a remote setup.
Nutanix has announced key initiatives to help support remote workers in the Australia and New Zealand region. The company has launched a new virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) service, which brings together Nutanix HCI and software with selected partners to accelerate and optimise a VDI service in a limited amount of time - ‘just a few weeks’, the company states.
Nutanix FastTrack for VDI helps to address challenges around remote working setups, while supporting local businesses to continue their DX journey, the company states.
It allows remote access to critical business applications, even via BYOD devices, and strict security policies can be implemented and managed through its simple management console.
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According to Nutanix, the solution also provides performance and speed across a wide range of industry sectors, including educational institutions and local governments.
The company states Nutanix FastTrack for VDI allows organisations to reduce the time required to onboard thousands of remote employees, and includes services to set up and provision of desktops in under five business days for predefined Nutanix configurations.
Customers will be able to leverage existing hardware, select predefined Nutanix hardware or leverage managed cloud infrastructure from managed service provider (MSP) partners such as CompNow.
There is increasing importance and need for effective VDI solutions due to businesses working to move operations to a remote setup, following the impact of COVID-19 and subsequent lockdowns.
In fact, research shows 77% of A/NZ workers are currently working from home, with a third reporting they feel less productive since they started.
For companies that have adopted remote working, one of the biggest challenges stems from their existing IT infrastructure, which has often been unable to maintain operations during the recent unanticipated demand surges, Nutanix states.
Nutanix is making every effort to help ensure that A/NZ enterprises have quick and easy access to the right solutions and technology to keep their staff engaged, efficient and productive,
Nutanix A/NZ managing director Lee Thompson.
“As businesses look towards enabling a more permanent work from anywhere model, Nutanix will be there to help accelerate and smooth their journey to the cloud.”
Nutanix FastTrack for VDI is available to new and existing customers immediately. More information can be found via the Nutanix website or channel partners.
Nutanix is a global company specialising in cloud software and hyperconverged infrastructure solutions. Organisations around the world use Nutanix software to leverage a single platform to manage any app at any location at any scale for their private, hybrid and multi-cloud environments.
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The Nutanix solution enables easy deployment of any virtual workload, including large-scale virtual desktop initiatives (VDI), development/test apps, private clouds, big data (Hadoop) projects and more. Nutanix customers can radically simplify and seamlessly scale out their datacenter infrastructures with cost-efficient appliances that can be deployed in under 30 minutes for rapid time to value. www.nutanix.com
COMSovereign Holding Corp. | August 05, 2020
COMSovereign Holding Corp. a U.S.-based pure-play developer of 5G connectivity and data transmission devices, announced today that its Virtual NetCom LLC ("VNC") unit fully demonstrated its edge-centric 5G network core on a credit-card sized platform. VNC is a developer of fixed and mobile broadband communications solutions for public and private wireless networks operated by commercial, enterprise, government and defense customers. Virtualized edge-centric 5G core technology (5GC) combines the benefits of Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) into a very compact platform slightly larger than a credit card. This dramatically reduces the cost and complexity of deploying a highly optimized 5G wireless network.
ADVA | January 28, 2021
ADVA today announced that the Saudi Telecom Company is turning out on-request virtual services utilizing ADVA's Ensemble set-up of organization capacities virtualization (NFV) innovations. The new general CPE (uCPE) offering is based on the Dell EMC Networking Virtual Edge Platform (VEP) 1405 arrangement running ADVA's Ensemble Edge Cloud NFV suite. Venture clients of STC, the biggest IT specialist organization in the Middle East, will have the option to rapidly and effectively access virtual services, including steering, firewall, WAN streamlining, IoT and voice applications. With the business' biggest environment of virtual organization capacities (VNFs) to browse, overseen administration clients can consequently empower new applications and services with no monetary danger.
“Today’s enterprises need to be agile. They require the freedom to mix and match the latest cloud technologies to seize new revenue opportunities in an instant. That’s what our new uCPE service is all about. It eliminates vendor lock-in and lets our clients experiment with best-in-class solutions that fit their specific needs and ambitions,” said Fahad A. Alhajeri, VP, digital solutions, STC. “By giving our customers quick and secure access to an unrivalled range of multi-vendor virtual technologies, we’re unleashing the full potential of businesses in this region. With the help of ADVA’s Ensemble NFV technology, we’re forging a path for our customers to a cloud-based future of on-demand services and rapid innovation.”
STC's new uCPE offering empowers organizations across the Middle East to choose virtual items from the Ensemble Harmony Ecosystem, a novel multi-merchant climate with unrivaled assortment and decision. It's based on the Dell EMC Networking VEP 1405 arrangement, a conservative, low-power uCPE apparatus reason worked to have VNFs and ideal for requesting SD-WAN applications. With ADVA's Ensemble Connector as the NFVI stage, numerous VNFs can run on a solitary uCPE. Other key segments incorporate Ensemble Orchestrator and Virtualization Director, which give a basic and powerful administration and organization (MANO) design, enabling STC to turn out secure virtualized services at scale.
STC’s uCPE service is ideal for connecting the enterprise to the cloud. Now businesses throughout the Middle East can leverage the power of virtualization and choose from the market’s widest range of onboarded commercial VNFs,” commented James Buchanan, GM, Edge Cloud, ADVA. “Our Ensemble suite’s MANO capabilities support the rollout of secure virtualized service across multiple locations with complete flexibility and scale. And, thanks to our Ensemble Connector’s zero-touch provisioning, STC can ship uCPE to a customer site and provision it securely with no need for technicians. With such rapid deployments and agile service creation at the network edge, STC is leading the way to the managed services of tomorrow.”
“By utilizing our Virtual Edge Platform 1405 series and ADVA’s Ensemble software, STC is giving its customers a simple way to respond to shifting industry demand,” said Drew Schulke, VP, Dell EMC Networking, Dell Technologies. “Working with ADVA, we’re empowering STC and its customers to digitalize their infrastructures. Now they can deploy solutions at the click of a mouse and harness advanced tools for boosting security, reducing costs and improving end-user customer experience.”
ADVA is a company founded on innovation and focused on helping our customers succeed. Our technology forms the building blocks of a shared digital future and empowers networks across the globe. We’re continually developing breakthrough hardware and software that leads the networking industry and creates new business opportunities. It’s these open connectivity solutions that enable our customers to deliver the cloud and mobile services that are vital to today’s society and for imagining new tomorrows. Together, we’re building a truly connected and sustainable future.
“Solutions by STC” is one of the largest technology and communications services providers in the Middle East. The company has a range of products and services that address the needs of consumers and businesses of all sizes. Solutions by STC has continued to build upon its core telecom position and offers innovative digital services and solutions for enterprises, including cloud and infrastructure services, network and security management services, Big Data and analytics solutions, and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions (such as fleet/asset management and mobile point-of-sale solutions).