June 27, 2017
FlexPod, which is in alliance with Cisco and NetApp has some good news to offer. Cisco has been a world pioneer in technology and has been assisting the Internet for ages. And NetApp is the data authority for hybrid clouds! They are expanding the portfolio of the industry’s fastest growing integrated infrastructure and certified reference systems with FlexPod SolidFire storage. These are specially designed for emerging business challenges.
The new FlexPod SF solution offers ideal infrastructure for the data intensive scale-out workloads, which are necessary for digital transformation. This new solution is capable of supporting enterprise and emerging architectures with precise storage capacity and performance that are tailored to the needs of individual tenants in multitenant environments.
“Data is at the heart of business success in the digital era. Together Cisco and NetApp offer a family of solutions that give organizations access to the full value of their data for competitive advantage”, Brett Roscoe, VP of products, solutions and services marketing at NetApp said. “FlexPod SF helps customers maximize that value with a new kind of converged infrastructure that easily scales, performs predictability and offers better economics”, he added.
Apart from high-end predictable performance, it also delivers programmable agility. The Cisco UCS built FlexPod SF storage has 120 world benchmark records. And this combined with the dedicated performance of NetApp, is going to promise great results. It can seamlessly meet business demands with software defined architecture, simplified management with 100% programmable SolidFire storage and UCS B-series servers.
The customers have a wide scale-out value. They are enabled to align business expenses with growth by reducing initial capital expenses. The VP of Data Center solutions at Cisco, Satinder Sethi believes that this will help in business transformation. “To help businesses capitalize on their digital transformation, IT needs a new kind of cloud infrastructure that is simply agile and performs predictability as application requirements rapidly change. FlexPod SF offers a prevalidated, next generation software-defined, converged architecture solution that customers can deploy with confidence to meet that transformational goals.”