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Nutanix Scores $33 Million VC Round, Joins VMware's Hadoop Party

Startup Nutanix, which sells storage and virtual server technology, closed a $33 million round of funding and is stepping up its development work around the Hadoop big data technology.

With VMware Serengeti technology bundled in the Nutanix solution, customers will be able to set up Hadoop to run in a virtual machine within a half-hour, Dheeraj Pandey, co-founder and CEO of Nutanix, told CRN.

"We will push VMware in Hadoop environments and ride the wave VMware is creating in Hadoop," he said.


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