Cloud Computing Giant Nutanix partners with Rugby Victoria

by Rugby Vic Media

International Cloud Computing Giant Nutanix joined the Rugby Victoria family today, partnering with the organisation for the next two years.

Nutanix is a global leader in cloud software and hyperconverged infrastructure solutions, making infrastructure invisible so that IT can focus on the applications and services that power their business. Our customers all over the world enjoy one-click application management and mobility across public, private and distributed edge clouds, so they can run any application at any scale with a dramatically lower total cost of ownership. The result is organisations that can rapidly deliver a high-performance IT environment on demand, giving application owners a true cloud-like experience.

Nutanix will be the naming rights partner of the Rugby Victoria Live Stream, the Old Boys Carnival, the APS 7s Schools Competition and Rugby Victoria Awards Night.

Nutanix’s Southern Region Sales Director, Andrew Draper, said, “The game of rugby has a long-standing history and strong legacy in Victoria, and we’re proud to join forces with Rugby Victoria to continue to promote the code right across the state”.

He continued: “Rugby in Victoria is currently witnessing unprecedented growth, recording a 10% increase in total participation year over year. And with the Youth Girls Rugby program set to continue it’s meteoric rise in 2020, there’s never been a more exciting time to be associated with the game of rugby, and Rugby Victoria.”

Rugby Victoria General Manager, Chris Evans, echoed this sentiment stating: we are thrilled to partner with Nutanix for the next two years. This is a really exciting time for community Rugby in Victoria and we believe the partnership has great synergy with the Union. Nutanix is a global leader in their industry and has made a genuine commitment supporting a number of grassroots programs to help grow and develop the game of Rugby in Victoria. We are eagerly looking forward to working with the Nutanix team and supporting their activities to promote the sport.

Nutanix will feature at key events throughout the year in various spaces such as; around the ground of marquee games, finals and corporate events.

Like Rugby Victoria, Nutanix also appreciates diversity and encourages social innovation, whilst caring for respective communities and establishing partnerships for a greater, lasting impact. To this point, Rugby Victoria would welcome the opportunity to connect the Union with Nutanix for all cloud computing requirements.

With more than 14,000 customers globally, and with operations in over 47 countries, Nutanix helps customers modernise their datacentres and run applications at any scale, on-premises and in the cloud.

For more information on Nutanix and how they can provide cloud, apps and data solutions for your Club or School, please email Martin Coleman at