MI&S DataCenter Podcast: Cisco and Nutanix Partnership Delivers On Many Levels

By Matt Kimball, Patrick Moorhead - October 27, 2023

In this Moor Insights & Strategy DataCenter Podcast, VP & Principal Analyst Matt Kimball is joined by Daniel McGinniss, VP Product Management at Cisco and Lee Caswell, SVP Solutions and Product Marketing at Nutanix to discuss the partnership between their two companies. Highlights of their conversation include:

  • The partnership between Nutanix and Cisco is a strategic one that aims to deliver the industry’s most complete hybrid cloud solution to simplify customer operations, maximize resiliency, and accelerate IT transformation. Together, they are focused on three pillars: technology, support, and go-to-market.
  • Cisco and Nutanix both recognize that the hyperconverged space is one of the largest growing segments in the IT industry, and that there is a growing need for distributed data and the ability to run workloads anywhere.
  • The partnership brings together Nutanix’s expertise in hyperconverged infrastructure with Cisco’s expertise in networking and infrastructure management.
  • The two companies have also worked together to optimize their technologies for the partnership, resulting in a solution that is greater than the sum of its parts.

This is a great conversation you don’t want to miss! Watcht the video here:

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Matthew Kimball
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Matt Kimball is a Moor Insights & Strategy senior datacenter analyst covering servers and storage. Matt’s 25 plus years of real-world experience in high tech spans from hardware to software as a product manager, product marketer, engineer and enterprise IT practitioner.  This experience has led to a firm conviction that the success of an offering lies, of course, in a profitable, unique and targeted offering, but most importantly in the ability to position and communicate it effectively to the target audience.

Patrick Moorhead
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Patrick founded the firm based on his real-world world technology experiences with the understanding of what he wasn’t getting from analysts and consultants. Ten years later, Patrick is ranked #1 among technology industry analysts in terms of “power” (ARInsights)  in “press citations” (Apollo Research). Moorhead is a contributor at Forbes and frequently appears on CNBC. He is a broad-based analyst covering a wide variety of topics including the cloud, enterprise SaaS, collaboration, client computing, and semiconductors. He has 30 years of experience including 15 years of executive experience at high tech companies (NCR, AT&T, Compaq, now HP, and AMD) leading strategy, product management, product marketing, and corporate marketing, including three industry board appointments.