Nutanix Enters an Agreement to Acquire Mainframe2

By CIOReview | Friday, October 26, 2018
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Nutanix, Inc. a leading enterprise cloud computing solutions provider announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Mainframe2, Inc. (“Frame”), a leading cloud-based windows desktop and application delivery firm. In joint efforts with Frame, Nutanix aims to provide ease to its customers by allowing them to deliver desktops-as-a-service (DaaS) from multiple clouds with a combination of consumer-grade simplicity and web-scale design of cloud applications with the flexibility and functionality of traditional virtual desktop applications.

The rapid adoption of cloud-native applications is fundamentally changing how applications are delivered to users and according to International Data Corporation (IDC), the DaaS software market is forecast to grow to $2.99 billion by 2021. Modern born in cloud applications are built to support multiple organizations from a single cloud. They are flexible and deliver on-demand scalability.

Frame supports multi-cloud delivery models which allow IT, teams, to deliver virtual desktops from public clouds and their own data centers. Multi-cloud architecture for DaaS provides easier migration of applications, flawless disaster recovery, single IT environment for delivering both traditional and cloud-native applications and easier migration of applications across environments.

Nikola Bozinovic, Founder and CEO at Frame said, “Companies desperately need a cloud-native desktop solution for their multi-cloud environments which combines the performance of on-premises offerings with the elasticity and cost optimization of the cloud. That’s why we built Frame.” He summarized by saying, “Nutanix shares our vision of simplifying critical IT functions so companies can save money, save time and still achieve optimal performance no matter their underlying infrastructure, and we’re so proud to be joining the family.”

“Frame’s cloud-native technology represents everything we believe to be true in the market - customers want easy-to-use, high performance and cost-effective solutions that just work across the entirety of their infrastructure. We are committed to providing our customers with a steady and sturdy multi-cloud DaaS offering through Frame while working with our partners to enable best-in-class enterprise VDI. We are pleased to add the Frame technology, and the innovative thinkers behind it, to our family,” said Sunil Potti, Chief Product and Development Officer at Nutanix.