Nutanix discloses remediation steps following costly software misuse


A lack of oversight of employees handling vendor software is one of several failings at cloud computing company Nutanix that led to misuse, $11 million in estimated costs, and two pending lawsuits.

Nutanix announced May 24 an internal probe found poor conduct of certain employees led to the company holding onto and using third-party software for years without paying for it. The company originally agreed to just evaluate the software.

The company estimated the financial impact of the misuse to be $11 million in payouts to the two vendors involved.

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