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Standardize your Data Center with vSphere built on Flexpod

  1. 1. Arnaud BASSALERConsulting Systems Engineer© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 1
  2. 2. Empowered Real-Time Information Collaborative Economic User Applications Uncertainty New Business Pressures Operational Challenges Energy Asset Complex Integrity and Availability Consumption Utilization Provisioning Cisco and NetApp Confidential. For Internal Use Only. Do Not Distribute. 2© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 2
  3. 3. Application- Zones of Private Cloud Public Cloud Based Silos Virtualization Apps Servers Network Hybrid Storage Workloads moving increasingly toward virtualized cloud infrastructure • Private cloud: Behind the firewall of an enterprise, closed to public • Public cloud: Accessible through service providers for general purchase • Hybrid cloud: Private clouds linked to public clouds© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 3
  4. 4. Features Cisco UCS™ B-Series  Standard, prevalidated, best-in-class converged Blade Servers (and/or platform: C-Series Rack Mount) and  Virtualized and nonvirtualized environments Cisco UCS Manager  Flexible: One platform scales up or out to fit many mixed workloads: Cisco Nexus® Family Switches  Add applications and workload Benefits NetApp® FAS  Flexibility: Future-proof platform to meet today’s OnCommand™ Software challenges and scale for future needs Suite  Built-in data center efficiencies: Lower total cost of 10GE and optionally FCoE ownership (TCO) with simplified deployments and rapid provisioning of resources  Reduce risk: Prevalidated architecture with prescriptive sizing and design guides© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 4
  5. 5. Consistent architecture from entry to large configurations Scale up or down with ease Common structure for support & management© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 5
  6. 6. Production Balanced Infrastructure CPU VDI Memory Develop and ® FlexPod Capacity Test IOPS More computing and Higher performance less storage blades and more input/output operations per second (IOPS) Entry Level Data Protection and Backup Deploy entry system, then scale up Less computing and more storage© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 6
  7. 7.  Scale out with standard and proven configurations:  Predictable and highly efficient:  Capacity and performance  Floor space, power, and cooling  Benefits:  Reduce effort for architecture, design, deployment, and testing  Reduce infrastructure deployment cycle time by up to 50%  Manage pools consisting of storage, compute, and networking resources, not Increased performance and capacity individual systems© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 7
  8. 8. © 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 8
  9. 9. Wide range of resources available: validated design, deployment, and solution guides Step-by-step instructions for repeatable high-quality deployments, including these use cases:  Secure multi-tenancy and secure separation  VMware® vSphere® and View™  SAP® applications  Microsoft® Exchange, SharePoint and SQL applications For more information, visit www.netapp.com/flexpod/ or www.cisco.com/go/flexpod© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 9
  10. 10. Service Request Service Available Traditional Many Weeks or Months Design and DC Detailed Procure Deploy Test Size Planning Design X X With FlexPod®  Reference BoM  Validated design > 50% Faster  Precise deployment DC Procure Deploy Test  Standard test plan Planning Service Available Preprovisioned FlexPod Benefits  Rapid deployment of applications  Agile service delivery  Shared pools meet most requirements  Higher productivity  Faster deployment DC  Higher quality Procure Deploy Test Planning Service Available  Simpler planning© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 10
  11. 11.  Integration with hypervisors: Cisco UCS Manager  Automate workflows, scalable, extensible platform  Hypervisor agnostic Hypervisor Hypervisor Hypervisor Hypervisor  Cisco UCS™ Manager: Apps  Embedded unified management NetApp Storage Plug-ins  Integrated with vCenter™  NetApp® OnCommand® management software:  Integrated with unified manager for provisioning, protection, and automation  VMware® vCenter Server or Microsoft® System Center  Manage NetApp heterogeneous environment Extensible Management with Open Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) Cisco and NetApp Confidential. For Internal Use Only. Do Not Distribute. 11© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 11
  12. 12. Share ® ® SQL Server VDI Exch 2010 Point Validated Enterprise MS Designs VDI Secure Multi-Tenancy Apps Apps Apps Joint Pathways Servers Network Hybrid Storage FlexPod® Validated Data Center Design Cooperative Services and Support© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 12
  13. 13. Lower Risk Greater Efficiencies Flexible IT Lower risk with simplified, prevalidated, shared architecture Flexible IT scalable to meet the needs of both today and tomorrow Reduced TCO and better efficiency Certified data center specialty partners and cooperative support For more information, visit www.netapp.com/flexpod/ or www.cisco.com/go/flexpod© 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 13
  14. 14. Thank you.

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