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cloud operating system

(1) A client-side operating system for a user's PC, such as Google's Chrome, that is designed to load all applications from the Internet or local network (the cloud). See Chrome OS.

(2) A server-side software platform that provides the complete infrastructure for setting up cloud computing services. See PaaS and cloud management system.

(3) A server-side operating system for a cloud computing environment. It may refer to the OS alone or to the virtual machine monitor (VMM) or to both components, as both are required for the virtualized environment commonly deployed in cloud computing. See cloud computing, virtual machine monitor and server virtualization.
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In the agreement, Nutanix will provide its Enterprise Cloud OS software to HPE to sell as-a-service (aaS) via the HPE GreenLake partner ecosystem.
This offering will leverage Nutanix's Enterprise Cloud OS software including its built-in, free AHV hypervisor, delivered through HPE GreenLake to provide customers with a fully HPE-managed hybrid cloud.
Nutanix announced that its AHV hypervisor and Enterprise Cloud OS platform hyperconverged infrastructure solution, has met SAP's criteria for running production SAP HANA deployments.
The combination of Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS software and the Veeam Hyper-Availability Platform will deliver a hyper-available enterprise cloud that provides enterprise-class availability and scale-out capabilities, better enabling customers to focus on transforming their business.
The addition of Netsil's technology to the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS software will help customers secure applications as well as identify and fix performance issues.
• USB passthrough solutions are essential for DAAS developers due to the fact that the majority of Cloud OS services do not allow access to local or remote USB devices.
The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS software, combined with the Nutanix AHV hypervisor, allows the operator to rapidly analyse data, leading to better decision-making and freeing up resources.
Zain Bahrain has managed to significantly improve its operational efficiency by deploying the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS software, combined with the Nutanix AHV hypervisor.
"We are delighted to see that the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS software has helped industry leaders such as Zain Bahrain to modernise its data centre for better efficiency and rapid growth," commented Nicolas Leblanc, Senior Director of Emerging Markets and Eastern Europe for Nutanix.
The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS software, combined with the Nutanix AHV hypervisor, allows the operator to rapidly analyse data, leading to better decision making and freeing up resources so that their organizations can focus on their key strength -- innovating new products and services for its customers.