Nutanix Cloud Clusters (NC2)

Accelerate cloud adoption on Microsoft Azure

Take the simpler, faster, and more cost-effective path to hybrid cloud with Nutanix Cloud Clusters (NC2) on Azure.

Read the Launch Blog Test Drive

Customers are struggling with the reality of managing workloads across private and public clouds, and this challenge is not going away. This Nutanix and Azure solution addresses key challenges many enterprises are facing by providing unified management across clouds with applications, data and license portability.

Paul Nashawaty
Senior Analyst, The Enterprise Strategy Group

Key features

Azure native services

Easily integrate with your choice of Azure native services such as Azure SQL, Firewalls, Analytics and more to enable mixed mode applications running within your own VNet

Availability in Azure Marketplace

Leverage existing Microsoft Azure Consumption Commitment (MACC) to purchase both Nutanix software and Azure BareMetal Infrastructure.

Nutanix license portability

Move Nutanix licenses between on-premises and Azure clouds for faster time-to-value and increased


Improved cloud infrastructure management

Integrated Flow Virtual Networking

Deployments in customer VNets with built-in networking integration eliminate the need to use Express Route between other Azure VNets reducing complexity.

Superior data retention

Improved node data integrity and retention during planned upgrades or even unplanned power outages.

Automatic node management

Automatic detection unplanned of node failures and insertion of replacement Azure nodes for hands-off cloud infrastructure management.

Virtualization and Hybrid Cloud Solutions

Accelerate your adoption of Azure with NC2

Take a self-guided tour

Don’t have bare metal instances in your cloud account? Take a free Test Drive of the Nutanix NC2 on Azure.

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Use your existing Microsoft Azure account with access to Azure BareMetal Infrastructure and create your hybrid multicloud in a few hours.

*The free trial is for both Azure BareMetal nodes and Nutanix software.

Nutanix is Trusted by 25,000+ Customers

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"At CarMax we pride ourselves in providing our customers with the best experience in buying or selling a car. We are excited about what the partnership between Nutanix and Microsoft will bring, with Nutanix Cloud Clusters on Azure and beyond. I envision this hybrid cloud solution will accelerate our teams' ability to try new innovative ideas and bring them to our customers, by increasing agility, scalability and reliability while reducing risk."

- Ken Shaffer, AVP Technology, CarMax

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"Some of the key benefits I found in our time on NC2 was the ability just to stretch our environment seamlessly from on-prem into the cloud. We have a definitive time pressure to exit our private datacenter and what struck me initially was that NC2 could become a contingency plan to extend our datacenter and migrate workloads to it without having to transform them to native cloud solutions."

- Nick Mahlitz, Senior Digital Infrastructure Manager, Forestry and Land Scotland

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"As an ambitious R1 research institution serving over 31,000 students the University of Texas at Dallas depends on IT solutions that can scale and adapt to rapid changes in demand. Nutanix gives us the control to balance our workloads across our data center, and multiple public clouds including Azure while providing both production and disaster recovery services. We can move workloads to maximize capacity and reduce costs while increasing availability."

- Brian Dourty, CTO​, University of Texas at Dallas


TheCube Interview

Watch theCUBE video for an interview between Nutanix and Microsoft Azure executives as they discuss how to deliver a simpler, faster, and more cost-effective path to hybrid cloud.

ESG Showcase: Simplifying hybrid cloud complexity

ESG discusses the challenges of deploying and managing workloads across hybrid clouds and how NC2 reduces operational complexity.

Application Mobility for Hybrid Multicloud Environments

IDC examines the challenges organizations face in their pursuit for application mobility in a hybrid multicloud. Read more to understand your available options.

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