Acropolis-networking Acropolis Networking

Simplify networking operations

Nutanix provides a comprehensive set of services to visualize the network, application communications, create policy and secure VM-VM communications, and automate common network operations and expand functionality through partner integration.


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Network Visualization

Nutanix Enterprise Cloud gives IT teams an application-centric visualization of the physical and virtual network topology, providing at-a-glance insight into server, virtualization and storage resources.

VM Level View

Visually understand how individual virtual machines (VMs) are connected to the network infrastructure to better identify and triage network issues.

Deep Analytics

Get detailed health and performance statistics of the network environment to better monitor application SLAs.

Application Visualization

Visualize the communication between VMs in your applications. Take the mystery out of network policy creation.

Network Security

Applications running on Nutanix can be protected from network security threats with advanced microsegmentation services.  Nutanix delivers native VM microsegmentation in addition to supporting integration with services available from multiple Nutanix Elevate Technology partners.

Centralized Policy

One single point of control for all east-west VM communication.


Policy is decoupled from networking attributes. Enforcement follows VM and applications.

Flow Visualization

Easily see existing network flows between VMs and applications.

Service Chaining

Support for third party security vendor service insertion between VMs.

Zoning and Ring Fencing

Create isolation or restricted zones of communications.


Preconfigured quarantine policies for manual or automated containment.

Network Orchestration

Acropolis includes open APIs that enable network devices and services such as top-of-rack switches, application delivery controllers and firewalls to automatically adapt based on application lifecycle events.


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