FlexPod and FlexPod AI
FlexPod provides support for private, public, or hybrid cloud strategies with a consistent set of data management tools for edge, private, and public clouds. This unique product combines the expertise of our two organizations (and 250 person-years of joint engineering creating 175+validated designs) eliminating costly, disruptive downtime through ONTAP or self-healing NetApp SolidFire® storage, and implementing pervasive simplicity and agility with the software-driven architecture and high performance of Cisco UCS compute.
Its multi-protocol FAS storage platform unifies application silos, allowing NAS or SAN, file, or block storage on one converged platform with scale computing, storage, and GPU capacity—The FlexPod® Datacenter for AI solution with Cisco UCS® C480 ML M5 and Cisco UCS C-Series M5 servers stands ready to train your models for faster insight. To date, this product has sold 6,000+ petabytes, resulting in $13.5B+ in combined revenue, and putting FlexPod into the trusting hands of more than 9,500 of our customers worldwide.