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6 Things To Know About Nutanix’s New CEO, Rajiv Ramaswami

Mark Haranas

From his vast knowledge of VMware’s cloud strategy to his vision for Nutanix, here are six things you need to know about Nutanix’s new president and CEO, Rajiv Ramaswami.

Nutanix’s New CEO, Rajiv Ramaswami

Nutanix partners are hailing new President and CEO Rajiv Ramaswami as the “perfect fit” to take the company to new heights.

Ramaswami has been chief operating officer of products and cloud services at VMware for the past four years and joined Nutanix Wednesday.

“To get a guy who competed with Nutanix from your biggest competitor is exactly the person you want to join Nutanix because he knows the pluses and minus of VMware,” said Tim Joyce, president and CEO of Roundstone Solutions, an Orinda, Calif.-based Nutanix partner. “He can most likely help the Nutanix teams figure out how to beat VMware, and is a perfect fit. … He sounds like the kind of guy Nutanix should have been looking for and they did, which is really good to hear.”

Here are six things channel partners and customers need to know about Nutanix’s new CEO.

 
Mark Haranas

Mark Haranas is an assistant news editor and longtime journalist now covering cloud, multicloud, software, SaaS and channel partners at CRN. He speaks with world-renown CEOs and IT experts as well as covering breaking news and live events while also managing several CRN reporters. He can be reached at mharanas@thechannelcompany.com.

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