FlexPod Management and Orchestration

Manage your FlexPod solution as a converged infrastructure using best-in-class management tools and platforms.

Choose the element managers, converged infrastructure management tools or cloud management platforms that are right for your FlexPod® solution.

Element Management with NetApp OnCommand and Cisco UCS Manager
NetApp® OnCommand® management software and Cisco® Unified Computing System™ Manager tools help you optimise your server and network environment, handling hundreds of resources for thousands of virtual machines. OnCommand software controls and automates your data storage infrastructure, while Cisco UCS® Manager provides unified, embedded management of server and network components.

The FlexPod platform can be managed using common data centre management tools, and it provides a full suite of open APIs for custom management integration.

Converged FlexPod Management
When there isn’t an existing management platform to leverage, Cisco UCS Director provides centralised automation and orchestration of your FlexPod solution from a single, unified view.

FlexPod for Cloud Services
Appropriate for private, public and hybrid cloud, the FlexPod platform has been tested and documented with a range of cloud management platforms including CA, Cisco, Cloudstack, Microsoft, Openstack and VMware.