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Nutanix Launches New Tech To Combat "High Costs" Of Public Cloud

Nutanix, showing off its innovation chops this week at its .NEXT Conference, launched three products it says are designed to help businesses manage public cloud costs and security.

Topping the list was Nutanix Beam, a Software-as-a-Service offering that provides multi-cloud governance capabilities for managing cloud spending, security and regulatory compliance across almost any cloud platform. That gives organizations an analysis of exactly how they are consuming public cloud services.

The vendor also debuted Nutanix Flow, a software-defined networking system designed for multi-cloud environments. The software provides application-centric security to protect against internal and external threats that traditional perimeter-oriented security products might fail to pick up.

And the new Nutanix Era Platform-as-a-Service system automates database provisioning and life-cycle management, extending Nutanix's Enterprise Cloud OS software stack beyond core Infrastructure-as-a-Service capabilities for private cloud environments to platform-layer services.