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Revolutionizing data centers: FlexPod with Cisco UCS M7 and M6, VMware vSphere 8.0, and NetApp ONTAP 9.12.1

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In the rapidly evolving landscape of data center solutions, the fusion of Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) M7 and M6 servers, VMware vSphere 8.0, and NetApp® ONTAP® 9.12 within the FlexPod® Datacenter architecture heralds a new era of efficiency, performance, and scalability. In this blog post, we explore the remarkable potential of these components working in harmony to reshape the data center landscape.

NetApp ONTAP 9.12.1: Empowering data management

NetApp ONTAP 9.12.1 is here to revolutionize data management. This latest version brings enhanced data resilience, streamlined protection, and unmatched efficiency. With modern workflows and simplified operations, ONTAP 9.12.1 means that your data management is future-ready. Unlock the power of your data with ONTAP 9.12.1.

Cisco UCS M7 and M6 servers: Elevating performance and management

Cisco UCS M7 and M6 servers represent the pinnacle of server innovation. They boast impressive compute power, extensive memory capacities, and unmatched manageability. These servers form the foundation for an infrastructure that can handle the most demanding workloads with ease, helping your business to stay ahead in a competitive landscape.

NetApp and Cisco have a joint commitment to continue investing in and innovating with FlexPod. Check out these validated designs:

Continuing with the sustainable FlexPod solution

Sustainability and lower costs for customers go together. The savings and carbon reduction are significant because we have combined Cisco X-Series innovations and the NetApp AFF storage series for a smaller footprint and increased power and cooling savings.

A modernized FlexPod results in lower costs

Check out these additional resources about FlexPod and Cisco Intersight:

Anand Louis

Anand Louis is a Principal Product Manager for FlexPod at NetApp’s Hybrid Cloud Group. He is currently responsible for FlexPod XCS, joint Cisco & NetApp solution, built on Cisco Intersight. Prior to NetApp, Anand has held positions in product management, sales enablement and marketing teams at high-tech companies including Cisco Systems and Juniper Networks.

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