Eaton adds support for Nutanix HCI environment

Latest Intelligent Power Manager (IPM) software integrates with Nutanix Acropolis platform

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Eaton adds support for Nutanix HCI environment Businesses increasingly look to hyperconverged infrastructure to lower costs and increase availability for edge IT deployments, Refas observed.
By  David Ndichu Published  June 13, 2018

Eaton’s latest Intelligent Power Manager (IPM) software version 1.6, now available in the Middle East, offers full integration with the Nutanix Acropolis hyperconverged infrastructure platform.

Through the integration, users of Nutanix Acropolis users can now leverage Eaton’s IPM software to provide graceful shutdown of the Nutanix infrastructure, ensuring business continuity and protecting mission critical data during power-related events.

“IT professionals increasingly look to hyperconverged infrastructure as an opportunity to lower costs and increase availability for edge IT deployments. Nutanix’s latest single node and upcoming 2-node cluster options for the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud offering, when paired with Eaton’s IPM software combined with its industry leading 93PS or 9PX UPSs and G3 rack PDUs provide the ideal business continuity solution for protecting business critical Edge IT deployments in remote offices or storefronts by helping remote administrators easily integrate software defined power management into their Acropolis environment,” said Karim Refas, regional channel manager, Eaton.

Nutanix Acropolis combines software-defined storage with built-in virtualisation in a turnkey hyperconverged infrastructure solution. Through integration with Eaton’s Intelligent Power Manager software, Acropolis users can now provide remote shutdown capabilities for the Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor (AHV) during unforeseen power events without worrying about loss or integrity of data.

In addition to integration with Nutanix Acropolis, the latest version of Eaton’s Intelligent Power Manager software features integration with VMware vSAN hyper-converged infrastructure software as well as the Microsoft Hyper-V virtualisation platform. These integrations enable operators in vSAN environments to efficiently and effectively manage their power infrastructure as part of their vSAN deployments or Hyper-V hypervisors.

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