FlexPod: Is it Time to Refresh?

Four Compelling Reasons to Update with Flash

FlexPod solves IT and business challenges as a leader in converged infrastructure solutions. Now, six years after its debut, new technical innovations have created an advantageous refresh to FlexPod customers.
Here are the top reasons why you should refresh.
Here are the top reasons why you should refresh.
1. Business:
Accelerated Deployment, Stronger Security

Today, FlexPod lowers costs and drives higher performance through groundbreaking new features, interoperability, and all-flash performance.

Infrastructure Automation simplifies and accelerates business processes.

  • Deploy designs for ROBO locations within one hour*
  • Deliver business services faster
  • Respond nimbly to business needs
  • Accelerate the revenue cycle

Improve security and risk management across the data center and cloud.

  • Get near-instant backup and recovery
  • Operate across hybrid-cloud resources
  • Maintain security, control and portability, inter-cloud
  • Safely run consolidated workloads
2. Financial:
Reduced Costs and Increased ROI
3. Operation:
Business Speed Mirrored by Operational Efficiency
Accelerate operations via end-to-end automation
Smooth orchestration of: Setup, configuration, maintenance and operations
Speed through simplicity
Application deployment reduced from months to weeks
Reduction in application testing time2
Faster provisioning with Cisco ACI
4. Technical:
Unparalleled Performance
Major performance improvements with the latest Cisco UCS servers and NetApp All Flash FAS
Market-leading performance, flexibility, and optimization with UCS servers
Scale without disruption
Run enterprise
apps up to
faster with All Flash FAS2

FlexPod Advantage: Performance, Agility, Economics

FlexPod is a Cisco and NetApp® prevalidated converged infrastructure solution featuring the latest Cisco UCS servers, Cisco Nexus fabric switches, and NetApp All Flash FAS storage.
Performance
208%
faster SQL Server
response time2
20x
reduction in latency
over traditional disk2
4x
improvement in
storage IOPS2
100+
world record
benchmarks2
Agility
83%
faster provisioning
with Cisco ACI2
20% to 30%
reduction in application
testing time2
70%
of engineering
time reclaimed2
Economics
76%
ROI in just 17 months2
Controller Upgrade
Free storage
controller upgrade2
Performance of Flash
Performance of flash
at the price of disk2