Nutanix AHV Hypervisor

What is Nutanix AHV ?

Nutanix AHV is Nutanix own developed hypervisor that is known as Acropolis Hyper-Visor (AHV) is native enterprise-grade virtualization for the Enterprise Cloud that’s included with no extra charge.

Nutanix AHV hypervisor Enterprise Ready – Integrated virtualization, app mobility, management, operational insights, and security bundled in Acropolis software bundle with Nutanix hyperconverged solution to deploy on one go and give great feasibility to install on Nutanix certified OEM partners and third party vendor’s hardware.

Nutanix AHV is simple yet powerful, but its benefits only begin there. Integration into the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud delivers effortless operations and management across your environment.

Nutanix AHV Hypervisor Overview Video

Nutanix AHV Hypervisor Overview

Nutanix AHV Supported Ecosystem

Nutanix AHV Hypervisor Supported Ecosystem
Nutanix AHV Hypervisor Supported Ecosystem

Nutanix AHV Supported Operating Systems

  • Windows client OS : 7, 8, 8.1, 10
  • Windows Server OS : 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019
  • RHEL 6.4, 6.5, 6.6, 7.0, 7.x
  • CentOS 6.4, 6.5, 6.6, 7.0, 7.x
  • Debian 8.5, 9.5
  • Ubuntu 12.x, 14.04.x, 16.x, 18.x
  • FreeBSD 9.3, 10.0, 10.1, 11.x
  • Oracle 6.x, 7.x
  • SUSE 11.x, 12.x

Check more detailed Guest OS Nutanix compatibility Matrix

Nutanix AHV Networking Overview Video

Nutanix AHV Networking Overview

Nutanix & Certified OEM Partners List

Nutanix OEM Partners and Third Party Vendors
Nutanix OEM Partners and Third Party Vendors
  1. Nutanix NX Appliance (Manufactured By SuperMicro)
  2. Dell EMC XC Appliance
  3. Lenovo HX Appliance
  4. IBM CS Appliance

Nutanix Third Party Hardware Vendors List

  1. Cisco UCS
  2. Intel Data Center Blocks
  3. HPE ProLiant and Apollo
  4. Tactical and Rugged Platforms

Hardware Compatibility List With Nutanix


Nutanix AHV is one of the best hypervisor in hyperconverged + cloud ready infrastructure to go with minimum time set up capabilities.

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