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Product support for Infosphere MDM verions installed on Nutanix

We have adopted Nutanix as our chosen on premises infrastructure

hypervisor technology and the lack of support for this platform is concerning

and may prevent us migrating to the latest software version (currently

9.7). Any future plans for supporting this infrastructure environment will be beneficial

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  • Oct 26 2020
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Who would benefit from this IDEA? As a customer, who uses Infosphere MDM SE v11.6 hosted on Nutanix AHD, I would like to have the assurance that the hypervisor is supported
How should it work?

IBM Product support for Nutanix

Idea Priority High
Priority Justification We are in the process of upgrading to Infosphere MDM SE v11.6 hosted on Nutanix AHD . It is concerning that this hypervisor is not supported by IBM
Client Name Chakanaka Sidile
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    Guest commented
    19 Nov 09:41am

    Hi Mayli

    Thanks for the confirmation

    Thanks

    Chaka

  • Admin
    MAY LI commented
    18 Nov 04:28pm

    Hi Chalka,

    After further research from the team, based on the compatibility between VMware ESXi (which we already support) and Nutanix, we can comfortably claim support for Nutanix (even without further testing).

    I am sorry about all the confusion that this has caused. Hope this is great news at the end.

    Thanks

  • Admin
    MAY LI commented
    2 Nov 08:02pm

    Hi Chalka,

    We don't have any plan on supporting MDM native installs on Nutanix hypervisors.

    However, for MDM Containers, once OpenShift supports Nutanix, we will revisit MDM's support for Nutanix, again for MDM Containers only, NOT for MDM native installs.

    Thanks

  • Admin
    MAY LI commented
    26 Oct 05:02pm

    Thank you - Chalka - for the submission. We will investigate and follow up here with status.


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