Nutanix Steps up Support for Work from Anywhere

Date : 05-Jun-2020
Location: Kuala Lumpur


Nutanix,global leader in cloud software and a pioneer in hyperconverged infrastructure solutions,making computing invisible anywhere.

Key Takeaways:
  • Nutanix announced a new Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) service to help promote telework adoption among Malaysia organizations.
  • While Malaysia enters a recovery phase with the end of its national lockdown, remote working and social distancing continues to be a default. Yet, many businesses still struggle to enable their workforces to operate and function remotely, while maintaining access to the same tools and applications they require to be productive and efficient. Hence, there has been increased interest in the importance of VDI.

The Nutanix ‘FastTrack for VDI’ brings together Nutanix HCI and software with selected partners to accelerate and optimise a VDI service in just a few weeks.

Key features:
  • Reduce the time required to onboard thousands of remote employees.
  • Set up and provision of desktops in under five business days for predefined Nutanix configurations.
  • Provide employees with secure access to apps and tools, with minimal interruptions, while maintaining the required control and security.
  • Customers will be able to leverage existing hardware, select predefined Nutanix hardware or leverage managed cloud infrastructure from managed service provider (MSP) partners.
Nutanix VDI Simplifies

  • Avinash Gowda, Malaysia’s Country Manager for Nutanix,said,businesses need to ensure that remote working arrangements are quickly implemented, streamlined and governed to ensure consistency and efficiency. VDI provides that flexible structure while enabling businesses to be leaner, agile and much more adaptable with remote operations.
    • In 2020, remote working has become our new normal.
  • The simplicity and flexibility of the Nutanix infrastructure makes deployment easier, enabling an expedited delivery service.
  • VDI is also known as desktop-as-a-service or EUC (End User Computing) in the cloud.
Editor's comments:
  • Think of VDI solution as cloud based desktop computer.
  • With VDI, users need not install VPN at their PC, the security is built-in.
  • It allows running of any software in a web browser, refer to Nutanix Frame.