Nutanix Named to CRN’s Virtualization 50 List

SAN JOSE, CALIF. – May 20, 2014Nutanix, the leading provider of next-generation datacenter infrastructure solutions, today announced it has been named to CRN’s 2014 Virtualization 50 list. The annual project highlights channel-friendly companies that have built some of the most innovative virtualization technology available today.

Selected by CRN editors, the 2014 CRN Virtualization 50 recognizes the vendors that are addressing a growing market need for the channel with technology that forms the building blocks of today’s virtualization solutions. The list aims to help solution providers identify and evaluate virtualization technology vendors and programs to help grow their businesses.

The Nutanix Virtual Computing Platform is a converged infrastructure solution that consolidates server and storage resources into a single, integrated appliance. Built from the ground up around virtualization, the platform makes the scalability and performance of the world’s largest, most efficient datacenters now available to all enterprises and government agencies. To offer total customer flexibility, Nutanix’s web-scale IT platform runs on all popular virtualization hypervisors, including VMware vSphere™, Microsoft Hyper-V™ and open source KVM.

“The editorial team at CRN strives to offer its readership consistently unique content to navigate through the growing number of options when it comes to innovative technologies available today, and virtualization is no exception,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “As market adoption among virtualization solutions gains momentum, our annual Virtualization 50 list serves as a valuable resource in the purchasing process. We congratulate the winners and look forward to their continued success.”

“Nutanix prides itself in being a channel-centric company, and we are honored to be recognized as one of the most innovative technology vendors by CRN,” said Steve Kaplan, Vice President, Channel and Strategic Sales. “Being named to the Virtualization 50 affirms not only Nutanix’s unparalleled technology architecture for web-scale IT, but also our world-class Nutanix Partner Network and the high standards we set with partners worldwide.”

The 2014 Virtualization 50 list is featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and is featured online at


  • For more information about Nutanix’s Partner Network, go here.
  • To learn more about the Nutanix Virtual Computing Platform, go here.
  • To watch the Nutanix video, go here.

About Nutanix

Nutanix delivers web-scale IT infrastructure to medium and large enterprises with its software-driven Virtual Computing Platform, natively converging compute and storage into a single solution to drive unprecedented simplicity in the datacenter. Customers can start with a few servers and scale to thousands, with predictable performance and economics. With a patented elastic data fabric and consumer-grade management, Nutanix is the blueprint for application-optimized and policy-driven infrastructure. Learn more at or follow up on Twitter @nutanix.

About The Channel Company
The Channel Company is the channel community’s trusted authority for growth and innovation, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED, and SharedVue. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at