Nutanix had four patents in cybersecurity during Q4 2023. Nutanix Inc’s patents filed in Q4 2023 focus on systems for managing virtualization environments, including features such as generating credentials for database servers, registering database servers with a database management system, logging in to cloud accounts, and customizing storage system information based on user configuration. These systems aim to streamline operations and enhance efficiency in data management and virtualization processes. GlobalData’s report on Nutanix gives a 360-degreee view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

Nutanix grant share with cybersecurity as a theme is 25% in Q4 2023. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

Recent Patents

Application: One-click onboarding of databases (Patent ID: US20230418966A1)

The patent filed by Nutanix Inc. describes a system that involves a control plane processor receiving a request for credentials from a database server, generating credentials, transmitting them back to the server, and then registering the server with a database management system. The system uses specific connections for these interactions, ensuring secure communication between the components.

Furthermore, the patent details additional functionalities such as receiving activation credentials, providing installation scripts to the server, sending database configurations, generating metadata repositories, and providing software agent snapshots. These features enhance the system's capabilities in managing database servers efficiently and securely within the control plane environment. Overall, the patent outlines a comprehensive approach to handling database server registration and management through a control plane processor, ensuring seamless integration and operation.

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