Nutanix announced that the City of Sapporo has deployed Nutanix Cloud Clusters (NC2) on AWS and selected Nutanix Flow Network Security to create the first hybrid cloud environment used by a local government in Japan.
With a population of approximately 1.96 million, Sapporo is the largest city in Hokkaido by ordinance. It combines the functions of an urban city with buildings and housing with those of a natural city on the outskirts. The “Sapporo ICT Utilization Strategy” is designed to help it solve the problems it faces and promotes the elimination of labor shortages, increased productivity and sustainable urban development through the active use of ICT.
The city first used a Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) solution from Nutanix to modernize and improve the efficiency of its on-premises data center. Later, the need to renew infrastructure while keeping costs down, as well as disaster preparedness and other considerations made rapid procurement more flexible…