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Nutanix Technology Champion 2017 Applications Are Open!

by Community Manager on ‎10-11-2016 02:58 PM (5,552 Views)

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I am delighted to announce applications for the 2017 Nutanix Technology Champion (NTC) program are now open. Applications will be accepted up to November 7, 2016, at midnight PST. NTCs for 2017 will be announced in December.


This program recognizes Nutanix and Enterprise Cloud experts for their ongoing and consistent contributions to the community and industry. It also provides them with unique opportunities to further expand their knowledge, amplify their brand, help shape the future of the Enterprise Cloud.


Benefits to program members include:


  • Early access briefings about Nutanix products and announcements
  • Access to private betas and insight into ongoing product development
  • Participation in exclusive meetings with engineering teams
  • Access to discussions on the Nutanix NTC slack channel with internal teams
  • Support of individuals in pursuit of Nutanix Platform Professional (NPP) Certification
  • Mentorship for those seeking Nutanix Platform Expert (NPX) career development
  • Exclusive guest blogging and speaking opportunities


Candidates are reviewed individually and to be considered for the program, they must complete and submit the online NTC Application Form.


The following criteria will be considered, but not limited to:


  • Nutanix and Enterprise Cloud product expertise, including technical knowledge about other products from VMware, Docker, Citrix, Microsoft, Dell, OpenStack, SAP, Puppet, etc.
  • Related industry awards and technical certifications
  • Nutanix and Enterprise Cloud community contributions via blogs, articles, webinars, social media, and the Next Community
  • Nutanix and Enterprise Cloud education and support in the field
  • Industry user group and community event leadership


Any other resources or activities that benefit the community and contribute to Enterprise IT.


For more information about the NTC Program, please feel free to email me at angelo.luciani@nutanix.com. Also follow Nutanix on Twitter for the latest news and announcements.


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Beers with Engineers - Episode 02 with Michael Webster

by Community Manager ‎06-08-2016 05:08 AM - edited ‎06-08-2016 05:23 AM (1,941 Views)

There are a lot of interesting people working on private cloud technology like Nutanix . In this episode, Tony Allen ( @tallen ) sits down with Michael Webster ( @vcdxnz001 ), NPX 007 and Global Manager of Business Critical Apps for Nutanix. Together they taste craft beers and discuss Flash technology, reducing datacenter complexity typically associated with three-tier architecture, and what movies not to show your children.




Watch Previous Episode

Beers with Engineers - Episode 01: Stephan Mercatoris




Mark Brunstad Education and Certification EP6

by Community Manager ‎01-06-2015 11:53 AM - edited ‎04-23-2015 07:32 AM (1,609 Views)

Welcome to the sixth episode of the Nutanix Next Community Podcast. This weekly podcast is an informal and technical look at topics around Nutanix, web-scale, IT, and the online IT community. You can think of it as a campfire and coffee shop for the extended Nutanix community.

This week our guest is Mark Brunstad, Manager, Curriculum Development, nu.school – Educational Services function within Nutanix Global Services. Mark is well-known in the virtualization industry for building VMware’s VCDX program.



This week we chat with Mark about 

  • Certifications
  • Nutanix Education
  • Nutanix Platform Professional certification program
  • Nu.School 

… and much, much more.

You can find Mark on twitter @MarkBrunstad 


Nutanix nu.school on Youtube 


Your hosts were
Angelo Luciani @AngeloLuciani
Laura Whalen @Laura_Whalen
Dwayne Lessner @dlink7
and John Mark Troyer @jtroyer

We’d love to hear what you think and we’re always looking for guests from the community. Contact us at community@nutanix.com. Follow the #nextpodcast hashtag on Twitter for news and announcements about the podcast from @Nutanix. See you next time!


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