Thursday, January 24, 2013

Cisco and NetApp Expand Flexpod Data Center Partnership

Cisco and NetApp are expanding their FlexPod partnership to deliver unified branch office, data center and public cloud infrastructures.

The partnership expansion includes efforts in technology integration, solution development, and continued go-to-market collaboration – all designed to make it easier for customers to deploy and access next-generation cloud infrastructure solutions.

The FlexPod data center platform is a prevalidated solution combining storage, networking, and server components and integrating them into a single flexible architecture.  FlexPod components include NetApp unified storage systems, Cisco Unified Computing System servers, and Cisco Nexus fabric. 

The companies said they now have more than 2,100 FlexPod customers across more than 35 countries and over 700 channel partners.

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