Google entering HCI market, reason for ntnx drop

Limited information but it looks like google is trying to enter the HCI market. Personally I don’t see this as a huge threat as I don’t think most people will want to be vendor limited to google for cloud. We shall see.

Now, Google is going a step further, by building custom-designed computers—which combine server, storage and networking functions—for a handful of large customers to run in private data centers, according to two people with knowledge of the project…


oops, tinker beat me to the punch up above

As Dreamer said, version 1.0 in your mission critical data center, and then your going to be vendor locked in?

I rather doubt this rumor is what it says it is, but even if it were, and Google is going the way of Azure in regard, it is not that material at all.

So I bought more.