Built to Fly

FlexPod Delivers

As your enterprise strives for digital transformation and operational efficiency, you need technology that can support dramatic shifts across the organization. That means simplifying IT and reducing costs while being responsive to changing market conditions and business needs.

FlexPod is the hybrid cloud platform built for the changing landscape and the future of IT. It enables you to optimize the data center for your most demanding applications, and gives IT the capacity for innovation.

FlexPod delivers the proven performance, agility and value today’s enterprise requires in order to:

  • Respond faster to the constantly changing demands of the business
  • Meet service-level agreements
  • Reduce operational complexity
  • Manage and protect data
  • Improve IT productivity and agility

For organizations of all sizes, across verticals, in all parts of the world, FlexPod delivers:

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Get reliable delivery of secure business applications with world-class speed, through:

  • 89% less unplanned downtime
  • 100+ world-record breaking benchmarks
  • 56% faster time-to-market for new applications
  • Infrastructure that is the most cloud-connected, to more clouds, in more ways, with more cloud services
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FlexPod is time-tested to securely and quickly respond to business demands, through:

  • Ability to stand up a private or hybrid-cloud solution in less than an hour
  • Fail-safe access to data anywhere, anytime
  • Near-instant backup and recovery
  • Secure multi-tenancy
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FlexPod is a best-of-breed solution from Cisco and NetApp that drives value including:

  • 83% faster provisioning
  • Break even in only three months
  • 48% savings in administrative costs

Ray Ciscon, Senior Systems Engineer

"It leveraged the existing technologies we had with new blade server technology and NetApp's expandable storage."

Andrew Bradley, CIP System Engineer

“It's a flexible, stable solution that allows us to use the various component together with few outages.”

Mark Latimer, IT Manager

“We've been able to scale it easily, having gone through growth cycles, especially with clustered ONTAP.”

Build Your Own FlexPod

Configure and build your very own FlexPod! Go to Buildaflexpod.com and choose your network, compute and storage gear. See what your FlexPod will look like as each component is added. Then, save and share your design.

Resources - Learn more about FlexPod.

Download these resources to see how it can help drive success in your organization.

Flexible Data Center Infrastructure Simplifies IT and Accelerates Applications - Solution Brief

Discover the FlexPod solution, and the benefits it provides to the business.

Converged Infrastructure with Flash

Information to persuade “C-level” executives.

The True Value of Converged Infrastructure

Infographic: what CI technology can do for the business.