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  • 17 October 2013 09:37

BEarena accelerates customer wins and elevates to Nutanix Elite Partner level

BEarena shares Nutanix vision of the software defined data centre (SDDC) and truly converged compute-plus-storage platforms.

SYDNEY, October 17, 2013. BEarena, a provider of high quality and innovative IT services and solutions, announced today that it has been appointed the first Nutanix Elite partner in Australia and New Zealand.

In short order, BEarena has won multiple customers with many more in the pipeline, for virtualised workloads on the Nutanix virtual computing platform across Australia and New Zealand. Their public references include Sanity Music, Pearson VUE, South Taranaki District Council and Southlands District Council.

Wayne Neich, Managing Director – Australia and New Zealand - for Nutanix said: “We are delighted that BEarena has qualified as our first Elite partner in the region. BEarena shares our vision of the software defined data centre (SDDC) and truly converged compute-plus-storage platforms. Their strength in virtualised architectures and superior customer support have enabled endless customers to evolve from legacy based technologies to the high performance and scale-out systems of tomorrow.”

Darren Ashley, Technical Director for BEarena, said: “Virtualisation has changed the industry and the way we conduct business, and it continues to evolve in this newly heralded software paradigm. Nutanix is at the forefront of the technology that supports these Google-like software defined environments, and is changing the way organisations are consuming virtualisation infrastructure.

“At BEarena we practise what we preach and have implemented our own Nutanix infrastructure to support our rapidly growing business. I see tremendous opportunities to grow our investment with the multitude of managed service opportunities the market presents, for which Nutanix is the perfect fit.”

BEarena will sponsor VMware’s vForum 2013 next week in Sydney, where the company will give customer demonstrations on one of the latest Nutanix platforms.

BEarena has been Veeam’s Partner of the Year for the past three years, 2010-2011, 2011-2012, and 2012-2013, an achievement that is unique in Asia Pacific. BEarena’s has a strong Veeam customer base in mid-market and enterprise, and has already leveraged the Nutanix platform to enhance their customers backup and replication deployments.

About BEarena

BEarena (Business Enablement arena) is an Australian provider of high quality and innovative IT services and solutions, whose key focus is on reducing businesses’ IT costs while providing frameworks for building smarter, more manageable IT infrastructures. By maximising available IT and personnel resource pools, BEarena customers position their organisations to service business faster, more cost-effectively and with greater accuracy than ever before.

About Nutanix

Nutanix provides data centre infrastructure solutions that are hyper-efficient, massively scalable and elegantly simple. The award-winning Nutanix Virtual Computing Platform has disrupted the market by seamlessly and natively converging compute and storage in a single appliance. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif. with offices and authorised solution providers throughout the world, Nutanix is privately held and backed by top-tier VC firms. For more information, visit

For more information

Darren Ashley Technical Director, BEarena Phone: 0424 407 235 or (02) 9423 7031 Email:

Wayne Neich Managing Director, Australia and New Zealand, Nutanix Phone: 0408 920 304 Email:

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