Centralized and Simplified FlexPod Management and Orchestration

FlexPod provides simplicity and choice through validated and supported management solutions from NetApp and Cisco.

You can manage your FlexPod platform using best-in-class element managers, solutions from validated partners, or your virtualization-management console.

Element Management with NetApp OnCommand and Cisco UCS Manager

NetApp® OnCommand™ management software and Cisco® Unified Computing System™ (UCS™) Manager tools help you optimize your multivendor environment. OnCommand software controls and automates your data storage infrastructure.

Cisco UCS Manager provides unified, embedded management of server and network components. You can manage hundreds of resources for thousands of virtual machines.

Solutions from Management Partners
Choose from broad range of solutions from our alliance partners. Validated FlexPod Management Solutions have gone through comprehensive testing in Cisco and NetApp labs and provide unified, turnkey functionality.

FlexPod also provides open APIs for management.

Virtualization Integration
Cisco UCS and Nexus and NetApp FAS devices integrate with leading virtualization software packages to provide efficient single-pane-of-glass management of the FlexPod infrastructure.