Nutanix brings Cloud Clusters (NC2) on Microsoft Azure

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Nutanix has announced the availability of

Nutanix Cloud Clusters

(NC2) on

Microsoft Azure

. It offers a seamless hyper converged infrastructure and unified management spanning to private and public cloud environments to accelerate hybrid cloud adoption.
NC2 on Azure enables customers to deploy and manage their workloads in their own Azure account and VNet enables them to keep the operating model simple and consistent between Azure and on-premises.
With license portability of Nutanix term-based software and the ability to leverage all


Azure benefits, NC2 on Azure provides customers the investment protection and choice to run their workloads in a hybrid cloud environment. NC2 on Azure is now available to customers on Azure dedicated bare metal nodes in North America Azure regions, with additional global Azure regions to follow in 2023.

Customers can now run workloads on NC2 on Azure and manage Azure instances from Nutanix's management interface. This enables customers to run hybrid workloads seamlessly across private clouds and Microsoft Azure without needing to re-architect their applications. The expected result is simplified and consistent IT operations across clouds, hybrid cloud adoption in hours, and lower total cost of ownership when compared to other cloud deployment solutions.
Customers can also take advantage of Azure Hybrid Benefit as well as Extended Security Updates to improve cost, security, and efficiency. Nutanix customers will be able to port their existing term licenses to NC2 on Azure or get on-demand consumption of Nutanix software through the

Azure Marketplace

, enabling frictionless movement between private clouds and Microsoft Azure.
Customers can leverage NC2 on Azure to:
● Simplify and optimise disaster recovery, eliminating the need to maintain a secondary site by utilizing Microsoft Azure's on-demand capacity for failover.
● Access on-demand capacity bursting to Microsoft Azure, rapidly scaling capacity while leveraging existing applications and tooling.
● Migrate and modernise their data centers by easily moving their existing applications and data as-is without costly and time-consuming refactoring or retooling.

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