One of the most consequential IT projects you can undertake today is to digitally transform your approach to data center management. But a digital transformation can be tricky to pull off. Not only do you need to know where your current approach falls short, you also have to understand what it takes to adopt a better one.
So how do you do it? By starting out with a bit of unbiased feedback from your peers. That’s why we launched this new blog series highlighting reviews by verified customers of ours on IT Central Station.
Read on to learn how one customer has been able to better support their clients by leveraging the inherent flexibility of the FlexPod® data center solution from NetApp and Cisco.
It can be fully on-premise, it can be hosted, or it can be the hybrid model. For customers, this is the biggest windfall.In their work with a large food distribution company, for example, they transitioned the client from traditional server storage and networking to a hybrid setup, combining a local FlexPod infrastructure with cloud automation. The result: an impressive decrease in unplanned downtime incidents.
We rely on the validated design[s], specifically for the customer. When you look at the designs and what you have in mind, the prerequisites have already been done for you.In addition to the validated designs and flexibility, the reviewer appreciated FlexPod’s streamlined Cooperative Support service, which unifies support from NetApp, Cisco, VMware, and many other top technology partners. Finally, they praised the stability of the solution—which they said had “increased exponentially” over time—along with its excellent scalability.
Natalia Eichinger is a senior product marketing manager for the NetApp StorageGRID object storage solution. Before joining NetApp in 2018, Natalia worked at Microsoft, performing various roles in marketing, working with technical audiences, and looking after the Enterprise Mobility and Security product portfolio.