Nutanix

  • Nutanix up 131% on first day of trading

    Nutanix up 131% on first day of trading

    Nutanix made its stock market debut with a bang. After pricing shares at $16, the enterprise data storage company saw 131 percent gains on its first day of trading. With clients like Toyota and Best Buy, Nutanix aims to make it easier for businesses to manage their data centers. Its cloud offerings are making infrastructure “invisible, so the businesses can focus on applications and… Read More

  • How chief information officers become chief innovation officers Crunch Network

    How chief information officers become chief innovation officers

    In the early 1900s, large organizations needed another type of CEO: Chief Electricity Officer. Before there was an accessible and reliable power grid to plug into, organizations that needed electricity employed a CEO to make sure they had steady and cheap access to this vital commodity. Given the aging data center architecture, it’s now the Chief Innovation Officer who is… Read More

  • Our 2016 Predictions For The IPO Market

    2015 was not a good year for IPOs — it was actually the worst year for tech IPOs since the financial crisis in 2009. More and more startups are opting to remain private for longer periods of time. And while we still haven’t seen any IPOs in 2016, the slowest start since 2009, eventually venture-backed companies need to go public — if only to raise additional financing to… Read More

  • Nutanix CEO & Serial Entrepreneur Dheeraj Pandey On “Letting Go” As A Leader Crunch Network

    Nutanix CEO & Serial Entrepreneur Dheeraj Pandey On “Letting Go” As A Leader

    Dheeraj Pandey, is co-founder & CEO of Nutanix, one of the most disruptive software infrastructure companies today.  He has held leadership positions with Aster Data & Oracle.  He is a graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology, and has been working in Silicon Valley for over a decade. In this podcast, he discusses his journey to Silicon Valley, his experiences as a serial… Read More

  • Reimagining The Network For A Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Crunch Network

    Reimagining The Network For A Hyper-Converged Infrastructure

    You’re only as strong as your weakest link, and that’s the Internet’s biggest problem today. For more than two decades the very backbone of theInternet — the network — has subsisted in the shadows, pinned beneath the weight of a fast-growing Internet economy and a powerful cohort of incumbents with much to lose. Since the early days of SaaS, the tech world has set… Read More

  • Nutanix Lands $140M On $2B+ Valuation, IPO Could Be Next

    Nutanix Lands $140M On $2B+ Valuation, IPO Could Be Next

    Nutanix, a five-year old converged infrastructure provider, announced $140M in Series E funding today, based on a whopping $2B+ valuation. The funding comes from the two biggest Boston public market investors, which chose to remain nameless (but Boston isn’t that big so we’re probably talking Wellington Management and Fidelity). The company most recently scored $101M in January… Read More

  • No IPO Yet, Storage Provider Nutanix Raises Another $101M At A $1 Billion Valuation

    No IPO Yet, Storage Provider Nutanix Raises Another $101M At A $1 Billion Valuation

    Nutanix has raised $101 million in a Series D round and is boasting of a $1 billion market capitalization. But the fast-growing enterprise storage company is not planning to pursue an IPO any time soon even though it has been hinting at one since 2012 when it raised $33 million. The company will now wait until it has a $2.5 billion to $3 billion market capitalization, said Nutanix… Read More

  • 10 Startups In The VMware Universe Worth Tracking This Week At VMworld

    10 Startups In The VMware Universe Worth Tracking This Week At VMworld

    The VMworld annual virtualization geek out begins this week in San Francisco. The big topic that will dominate all others: the radical transformation of the data center as a flood of data makes the old IT ways just seem antiquated and ill-fitted to the reality of a new mobile-first world. A host of startups are emerging that leverage VMware’s dominant position in the enterprise. Here are… Read More

  • SimpliVity Raises $25 Million For “Data Center In A Box” Technology

    SimpliVity Raises $25 Million For “Data Center In A Box” Technology

    SimpliVity has raised $25 million in a Series B round for its “data center in a box,” technology. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) led the round with existing investors Accel Partners and Charles River Ventures also participating. The funding brings SimpliVity’s total to $43 million. The company came out of stealth last month just before VMworld. Read More