James Michel

Cisco Netapp Flexpods – The Definite Date Center Architecture

News   •   Jul 16, 2013 20:49 IST

ANS offers the best flexpod solution
London, UK – July 15, 2013: ANS offers the best Cisco Netapp flexpods solutions to clients in the United Kingdom. In fact, the flexpod deployment from ANS is simply unrivalled in the British territories. The ANS data center design uses a nice combo of Netapp storeage, Cisco Nexus switches, Cisco UCS, and also a VMware virtualization in a very standardized architecture that is totally validated by Netapp, Cisco, and Vmware.

But the question that largely remains: what is flexpod?
FlexPod is a pre-designed and pre-validated base data center configuration. This architecture was developed by NetApp FAS storage components, Cisco Nexus data center switches, Cisco Unified Computing System, and a range of different software infrastructure options from the partner ecosystem. Simply by unifying components of the data centers, flex pod cisco design enables organizations to increase their efficiency on the IT network.

Nexus switches offer the best processing power required for running a FlexPod data centre, while the Cisco UCS unifies separate components and provides reduced as well simplified points of management for the data centres.

The flexpod systems can be scaled up for greater performance and capacity. They are best options for environments that need multiple, consistent deployments. The flexpod architecture can be sized as well optimized accordingly to accommodate different use cases include application workloads like Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Exchange 2010, Microsoft SharePoint, Virtual desktop infrastructure (Citrix XENDesktop, VMware View), and Secure multitenancy (SMT) environments.
About the company:

ANS is the Flexpod NetApp partner of the year as well VMware GBC (Global Business Continuity) partner of the Year and the City of Manchester business of the Year. The company was established in 1996. Since then, it has grown up in becoming a leading cloud expert in London and Manchester.

The company specializes in providing the very best of manager computer services as well storage and network infrastructures that can be built on-premise or even offered as some sort of cloud based solution in the company data centers. Since 2009, the company has experienced a massive 80% growth annually. Presently, it enjoys an annual turnover around £47m!

For more visit sites:-http://www.ansgroup.co.uk/flexpod