Cisco announced customer for its Unified Computing System - Grupo Pochteca, one of the largest distributors of industrial raw materials in Mexico and part of Latin America.
Grupo Pochteca's newest data center will use Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) servers , NetApp storage (FAS3220 HA systems) within the FlexPod architecture, and Cisco Networking and Security Appliance for a private cloud.
FlexPod is a converged computing, networking and storage solution developed by Cisco and NetApp. FlexPod components include Cisco UCS servers, NetApp unified storage systems, and Cisco Nexus networking fabric.
Cisco said Pochteca is achieving time and cost savings through snapshot technology for backups, quick server (physical and virtual) provisioning through UCS service profiles and NetApp’s FAS3220 Storage Platforms, and virtualization.