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Nutanix Community Edition is the free and lighter-weight version of the Nutanix Acropolis (previously know as Nutanix Operating System), which powers the Nutanix Virtual Platform. The Community Edition (CE) is designed for people interested in test driving its main features on their own hardware and infrastructure, but also learn more on Nutanix.
Was possible deploy it on a single physical (or also virtual) server or a tree node cluster.
Now the Community Edition can also be deployed as an on-demand service running on AWS or Google Cloud Platform. Community Edition on-demand is enabled via technology integration with Ravello Systems, the leading provider of nested virtualization solutions. With a flexible, time-based pricing model that costs approximately $1 per hour, Community Edition now eliminates the capital budget requirements that frequently block IT teams from evaluating new solutions. With this release, IT professionals have the option to evaluate Community Edition software by deploying it on a wide range of existing x86 servers or running it in a public cloud.
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