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Nutanix Joins IoT And Edge Computing Bandwagon With Xi IoT Platform

November 27, 2018 / Janakiram MSV

Nutanix, the hyper-converged infrastructure company, has announced the availability of Xi IoT – an integrated platform for IoT and edge computing. Xi IoT is a cloud-agnostic edge computing platform that can talk to mainstream public clouds including AWS, Azure, and GCP. It can also be easily integrated with private cloud and enterprise data center infrastructure. The IoT and edge computing platform from Nutanix is built on the foundation of hyper-convergence. Customers can deploy the platform as a VM, standard NX hardware, or specialized edge hardware offered by partners such as Advantech and Super Micro. Nutanix Xi IoT consists of a SaaS control plane and Xi Edge platform running on an edge device. The SaaS control plane provides an end-to-end platform that is centrally managed from the cloud through a user-friendly interface for application development and operations to deploy thousands of edge locations easily. Using Xi IoT, Nutanix customers can either deploy Xi Edge bare met...