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FlexPod XCS: Where converged meets cloud

FlexPod XCS is the secure platform your applications need from edge to cloud. Easily manage your suite of cloud-native, edge, and enterprise apps. Integrate advanced cloud services without compromising performance, security, reliability, or scale.

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What is FlexPod?

FlexPod is converged Infrastructure (CI) of compute, storage, and networking infrastructure in the data center. The deployment of data center infrastructure as a complete system (CI) simplifies and accelerates the deployment of resources in a secure, smart, sustainable, hybrid-ready platform for all your workloads

  • Secure - A platform you can trust 
  • Smart - Simplify with a flexible, intelligent platform 
  • Sustainable - Modernize today to protect tomorrow

By the numbers

    • 20%

    • time savings in network management and maintenance

    • $3MM

    • cost savings in hardware refresh and infrastructure costs

    • 4x

    • reduction in downtime

Secure your data from edge to cloud

Fight ransomware attacks and security breaches with autonomous protection and Zero Trust architecture. 

Automate with ease

FlexPod XCS brings a new level of visibility and automation to propel your journey to hybrid cloud.

Discover actionable insights

Simplified management of your infrastructure from edge to core, to cloud. Gain full-stack observability that offers the insights and data you need to allocate resources effectively.

Pay as you grow

Scale effortlessly and minimize risks with the elasticity of FlexPod’s new consumption model.

I can do just about anything storage related to it. In a FlexPod environment, we can provide whatever you want from a data storage perspective. Replication, backup, disaster recovery, etc., are all right there out of the box.

Senior Systems Engineer at a Tech Services Company

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FlexPod equals fast data storage

Speed on the track is a must. It’s why the AMF1 team chose FlexPod. The leading solution from NetApp and Cisco provides the necessary technological horsepower to enable the best on-track performance.

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Comprehensive portfolio of FlexPod reference architectures

FlexPod XCS is built on a growing portfolio of reference architectures combining NetApp storage, Cisco Nexus/MDS networking, UCS compute, and Intersight cloud operations platform.



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FlexPod EPIC

Get your FlexPod EPIC workload up and running faster with a solution that is engineered for success.


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NetApp Keystone

The NetApp Keystone™ portfolio provides flexible cloud consumption models whether you build or buy, on-premises or in the public cloud.

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