In episode 242, Douglas Brown interviews Andrew Mills, Sr. Manager VDI Alliances and Preethy Padman, Solutions Marketing at Nutanix . Plus, we are happy to have Sagnik Datta, Technical Marketing Specialist at Citrix Ready with us. Together we discuss Nutanix and how they have grown from hyperconvergence to enterprise cloud along with how they work with and add value to the Citrix portfolio of solutions.
Nutanix makes infrastructure invisible, elevating IT to focus on the applications and services that power their business. The Nutanix enterprise cloud platform leverages web-scale engineering and consumer-grade design to natively converge compute, virtualization and storage into a resilient, software-defined solution with rich machine intelligence. The result is predictable performance, cloud-like infrastructure consumption, robust security, and seamless application mobility for a broad range of enterprise applications.
Learn more at http://www.nutanix.com or follow us on Twitter @nutanix.
About Citrix Ready
Citrix Ready identifies recommended solutions that are trusted to enhance the Citrix Delivery Center infrastructure. All products featured in Citrix Ready have completed verification testing, thereby providing confidence in joint solution compatibility. Leveraging its industry leading alliances and partner ecosystem, Citrix Ready showcases select trusted solutions designed to meet a variety of business needs. Through the online catalog and Citrix Ready branding program, you can easily find and build a trusted infrastructure. Citrix Ready not only demonstrates current mutual product compatibility, but through continued industry relationships also ensures future interoperability.
Learn more at https://citrixready.citrix.com
About Andrew B. Mills, Sr. Manager VDI Alliances
A geek that knows a lot of much smarter geeks who I am constantly learning from. I currently head up the WW EUC Practice for Nutanix. My experience includes 10+ years in Desktop and App Delivery Space with a long stint at Citrix and a coffee break at VMware.
Follow Andrew at http://twitter.com/drutanix and on his blog at http://vlegit.com
About Preethy Padman, Solutions Marketing
Preethy Padmanabhan (@preepadu) heads VDI and Healthcare marketing at Nutanix and has a passion for delivering use-case focused solutions solving customer pain points. Prior to Nutanix, she held marketing positions at Dell Cloud Client computing division and Cisco TelePresence services group. Preethy has built a strong career in technology across engineering, management and marketing. She has an M.S in Information Systems from BITS Pilani, India & MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management.
About Sagnik Datta, Technical Marketing Specialist at Citrix Ready
Sagnik Datta is a Technical Marketing Specialist at Citrix Ready. Sagnik work with Citrix alliances and supports large partner ecosystem (1000+) to help customers make better purchase decision through Citrix Ready Marketplace - http://citrix.com/ready.
• Major focus in partners product segments such as Thin Clients, 3D CAD ISVs, Printers, Converged, Hyper-Converged, Storage and Servers solutions integrated with XenDesktop, XenApp and XenServer.
• Responsible to drive vertical industry based applications and solutions, working collaboratively with cross teams in Product Management and Alliances.
• Day to day activities include supporting partners with technical integration queries, creating test tool kits for partners to easily integrate their solutions with Citrix products, testing solutions to make them Citrix Ready, hosting joint webinars that generate leads for partners, podcasts, creating white papers and technical blogs for Citrix sales teams, customers and wider community etc.
Follow Sannik on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sagnik-datta-3050041b