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FlexPod has evolved from a platform for cost cutting, to the Cutting-edge. This Innovation announcement includes industry-first validated designs for Cisco ACI, NetApp FAS8000 unified scale-out storage, and Cisco Secure Enclaves. Also covered are new program enhancements.

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  1. 1. Cisco and NetApp Confidential. For Internal Use Only. Do Not Distribute. Winning Through Innovation Spring/Summer 2014 © 2014 Cisco and NetApp. All rights reserved.
  2. 2. “ By year end 2015, 35% of total server shipped value will be as integrated systems.” “ By 2015, converged infrastructure will represent 9.5% of the $64B services, software, and hardware markets.” “ By 2017, nearly two-thirds of all enterprise application infrastructures will be packaged in the form of a converged solution.” Converged Infrastructure Market Momentum © 2014 Cisco and NetApp. All rights reserved.
  3. 3. 4,000 Customers 100% Customer Growth in 1 Year 1,000 Joint Channel Partners in 85 Countries 70 Validated Publications FlexPod Momentum #1 Choice of IT Source: IDC© 2014 Cisco and NetApp. All rights reserved.
  4. 4. FlexPod Ranked #1 By IT 4 N = 308 Base = All Respondents, multiple responses permitted Source: IDC Converged and Integrated Systems End-User Survey, July, 2013 Of the following integrated systems, which ones are you evaluating, running in a test or pilot environment, or running in production? 16.9% 10.4% 9.4% 9.7% 9.4% 8.1% 8.4% 5.8% 6.8% 4.5% 4.2% 2.9% 4.5% 3.2% 3.6% 3.2% 3.2% 2.6% 22.4% 13.6% 13.0% 6.5% 8.1% 6.2% 5.8% 8.1% 7.5% Cisco/NetApp FlexPod/ExpressPod HP VirtualSystem Dell Active System Dell vStart HPAppSystem IBM PureData IBM PureApp Oracle Exadata IBM PureFlex 0% 5% 10% 15% 20% 25% 30% 35% 40% 45% Evaluating Testing Running in production environment © 2014 Cisco and NetApp. All rights reserved.
  5. 5. 5 Components Evolution of FlexPod From Cost Savings to Innovation Converged Time Complexity Cost constraints Energy limitations Risk aversionVirtualization IT org flattening Cutting Edge VDI w/vGPU Unified Scale-Out Security Private Cloud ACI © 2014 Cisco and NetApp. All rights reserved.
  6. 6. 6 What’s New for FlexPod © 2014 Cisco and NetApp. All rights reserved.
  7. 7. FlexPod Innovation Announcement Overview What’s new for Spring/Summer 2014 • 6 new integrated infrastructure designs - Industry-first validation on NetApp® FAS8000 Unified Scale-out Storage - Industry-first Cisco® ACI-enabled design with Cisco Nexus® 9000 switches - First FlexPod® solution using Cisco Secure Enclaves - Additional designs for Citrix, Microsoft® Private Cloud - Immediate support for FAS2500 series storage • FlexPod program news - Enhanced FlexPod tools for faster, enhanced configuration - FlexPod Powered showcase of tech partner solutions • New info, collateral now available - Web site, Blogs, collateral, sales tools, social media 7 © 2014 Cisco and NetApp. All rights reserved.
  8. 8. FlexPod May Innovation Payload New Reference Architectures and Program Enhancements Solution/ Workload Design Guide Publication Citrix FlexPod Datacenter with Citrix XenDesktop 7.1 and VMware vSphere 5.1U1 FlexPod Datacenter with Citrix XenDesktop 7.1 and Citrix XenServer 6.2 Microsoft FlexPod Datacenter with Microsoft Private Cloud FastTrack v4 Platform FlexPod Datacenter with Cisco Secure Enclaves FlexPod Datacenter with VMware vSphere 5.5 and NetApp FAS8000 Series storage FlexPod Datacenter with VMware vSphere 5.1U1 and Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure Program Enhancement FlexPod Tools – Config Advisor, IMT Filter FlexPod Powered Solutions Showcase 8 © 2014 Cisco and NetApp. All rights reserved.
  9. 9. FlexPod Platform Innovations • FlexPod Datacenter with Cisco® Secure Enclaves - Security for business-critical FlexPod® environments - State-of-the-art integrated data protection architecture from the storage up through the network and server tiers • FlexPod Datacenter with VMware vSphere® 5.5 and NetApp® FAS8000 series storage - Industry-first converged infrastructure solution with the FAS8000 unified scale-out storage system - Flash-accelerated, cluster-enabled for new levels of performance and scale • FlexPod Datacenter with VMware vSphere 5.1U1 and Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure - Application Centric Infrastructure enables software-defined management of data center hardware resources by intelligent software systems - Nexus 9000 delivers scalability, performance and exceptional energy efficiency in compact form factor, now ACI enabled 9 © 2014 Cisco and NetApp. All rights reserved.
  10. 10. FlexPod Datacenter with Microsoft Private Cloud Updated Converged Cloud Solution for Windows Server 2012 R2 • What’s the innovation - Automated abstraction layer over pooled resources delivers agility, economics and becomes a platform for transformative IT • Microsoft® Private Cloud - Award-winning private cloud solution with Windows Server® and Hyper-V® • Update to current FlexPod® with Microsoft Private Cloud - Clustered Data ONTAP® 8.2.1, Windows Server® 2012 R2, Cisco UCS® Manager 2.2.1 (El Capitan), Cisco UCS M3 Servers - Microsoft Private Cloud Fast Track 4.0 certified • Initial NVA, with CVD in a later phase 10© 2014 Cisco and NetApp. All rights reserved.
  11. 11. Citrix Validated Designs for XenDesktop Leading Converged Infrastructure for Leading VDI Application • What’s the innovation - VDI delivers virtual desktop, Windows®, web, or SaaS apps to PCs, Mac® devices, tablets, smartphones, laptops, and thin clients - VDI is top application and IT initiative for companies • XenDesktop - The leading VDI solution; >50% of midsize and enterprise markets • Two new design publications - FlexPod® Datacenter with Citrix XenDesktop 7.1 on VMware vSphere® 5.1 - FlexPod Datacenter with Citrix XenDesktop 7.1 on XenServer 6.2 11© 2014 Cisco and NetApp. All rights reserved.
  12. 12. Updated FlexPod Tools 12 Config Advisor 4.0 Helps ensure deployment quality >100+ automated checks include VLAN Correlation, Firmware, Secure Mgmt GA August, on NetApp FieldPortal FlexPod IMT Filter Makes IMT queries faster & easier New links on NetApp IMT © 2014 Cisco and NetApp. All rights reserved.
  13. 13. FlexPod Powered Partner Solutions Showcase for Complementary Tech Partner Offerings 13 Bridgehead HealthStore powered by FlexPod Combines software with FlexPod® and E-Series for Bridgehead Healthcare Data Management solution Eaton Intelligent Power Management software integrates into VMware® vCenter™ to better coordinate VM migration in the event of power interruption Cisco® VMDC is a cloud architecture that uses FlexPod as infrastructure to complete its end-to- end system solution F5 Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) enhance FlexPod infrastructure with local and global traffic balancing/management, WAN optimization, and access policy management © 2014 Cisco and NetApp. All rights reserved.
  14. 14. Recent FlexPod Customer Successes • Exostar hosting services provision SaaS offerings 40% faster, improved data throughput 30%-40%, reduced IT management by 20%, enabled each FTE to manage up to 40% more data, with FlexPod® • Achieved 100% payback with FlexPod; avoided $200,000 purchase of encryption software through VDI solution, reclaimed 60% of storage capacity with NetApp® dedupe • Recondo healthcare payment processing reduced new client system deployment time by 75%, increased app performance by up to 200%, and reduced power by 50% through consolidation on FlexPod • DuPage Medical used FlexPod to quickly to onboard new customers, reduce downtime, improve performance for critical workloads, conserve data center space, and reduce storage capacity with dedupe • FlexPod converged infrastructure made them 50% more efficient; introducing new apps without add’l staff, reduced software licensing costs, enabled management of hybrid cloud with a single pane of glass • Metro Health hospitals wanted to improve point-of-care desktops. Used VMware View on FlexPod: Reduced CapEx by 30%, Accelerated graphics by 300% 14© 2014 Cisco and NetApp. All rights reserved.
  15. 15. New/Updated Analyst Reports • IDC – 300+ IT managers and execs ranked FlexPod #1 out of 17 vendors • Forrester –Total Economic Impact analysis calculated FlexPod ROI of 120%, payback in 9 months • The Edison Group – Total Cost analysis proves FlexPod has TCO 37% lower than VSPEX, 26% lower than Vblock • ESG Group – Concludes FlexPod is an ideal platform for private cloud 15 © 2014 Cisco and NetApp. All rights reserved.
  16. 16. FlexPod Innovation Announcement Summary • FlexPod® innovation - The integrated infrastructure for cutting-edge innovation • New this season - Six new FlexPod validated designs - Enhanced FlexPod tools - FlexPod Powered Partner Solution Showcase • For more information: - Webpages: • • Cisco® DesignZone for FlexPod - Community page: 16 © 2014 Cisco and NetApp. All rights reserved.
  17. 17. Thank You 17 © 2014 Cisco and NetApp. All rights reserved. © 2014 NetApp, Inc. All rights reserved. No portions of this document may be reproduced without prior written consent of NetApp, Inc. Specifications are subject to change without notice. NetApp, the NetApp logo, Go further, faster, Data ONTAP, Flash Cache, and FlexPod are trademarks or registered trademarks of NetApp, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Hyper-V, Microsoft, Windows, and Windows Server are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Intel and Xeon are registered trademarks of Intel Corporation. Oracle is a registered trademark of Oracle Corporation. SAP is a registered trademark of SAP AG. VMware and VMware vSphere are registered trademarks and vCenter is a trademark of VMware, Inc. Mac is a registered trademark of Apple Inc. Cisco, Cisco Nexus, and Cisco UCS are registered trademarks of Cisco Systems, Inc. All other brands or products are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders and should be treated as such.