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NetApp and Cisco Solutions

Unleash the potential of your data with FlexPod

Next-generation FlexPod is Here

FlexPod is an industry-leading platform that delivers an intelligent, cloud-like experience and provides you with turnkey automation, workload optimization, and flexible consumption.

Enhance your FlexPod Management experience

Cisco Intersight provides enhanced support, proactive guidance, secure and extensible SaaS for the NetApp ONTAP storage environment.

In the news

NetApp and Cisco driving innovation in 2021

Cisco’s Ted Stein, reflects on FlexPod innovation with AI.

FlexPod: Is it time to refresh?

Four compelling reasons to update with Flash.

A history of innovation

FlexPod has evolved a lot over the past 10 years. Take a look at a few key milestones from our future-focused journey.

Build your business on FlexPod

Platform for innovation

Unleash the potential of your data and drive transformation with FlexPod, your trusted converged infrastructure platform.

Unmatched versatility

Tailor FlexPod to meet your business needs, with support for over 150 Cisco validated designs across multiple workloads and deployment models.

Multicloud-ready converged infrastructure

Transform the data center and support your journey to the cloud with FlexPod’s support for private, public, or multicloud strategies.

Trusted worldwide

Gain efficiencies with the predictable and assured performance of FlexPod, a proven platform trusted by thousands across the globe.

FlexPod for VDI

Faster time to value with FlexPod VDI bundles

Cisco and NetApp have developed quick reference FlexPod bundles to help customers rapidly deploy a solid framework for their VDI requirements.

FlexPod VDI Cisco validated designs

Discover the FlexPod VDI Design Guides architected, tested, and documented for performance and fast deployment.

FlexPod VDI for remote work environments

Expand virtual and remote working capabilities with a simple, turnkey solution.

Building blocks

Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS)

UCS offers a software-driven architecture that delivers pervasive simplicity and operational agility. It combines compute with networking and storage access in a single unified system.

Cisco Nexus switches

Nexus switches are built for scale, superior automation, programmability, and real-time visibility. The Nexus 9000 Series offers high performance, low density, low latency, and power efficiency.

NetApp storage

NetApp all-flash FAS and FAS storage systems reduce the cost and complexity for virtualized infrastructures. They meet your storage requirements with a single, highly scalable solution.

Cisco UCS Director

Cisco UCS Director delivers a foundation for private cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). It uses automation to deliver infrastructure services faster and more consistently, so you can be more responsive.  

Use cases

Get data insights from FlexPod

FlexPod powers demanding AI applications and accelerates your data pipeline for deep learning.

Accelerate your multicloud journey

Simplify and secure cloud deployments with the FlexPod Datacenter for Multicloud validated design.

Improve patient care

FlexPod for Epic improves patient care by simplifying and accelerating the deployment of critical healthcare applications.

Enhance SAP deployments

FlexPod All-Flash Solutions for SAP accelerate every application in your SAP landscape without disruption.

Find a FlexPod solution for your needs

Decrease deployment risk and time to solution with over 170 fully tested and validated designs for FlexPod.

Choose your FlexPod support experience

The choice is yours. FlexPod Cooperative Support is a multivendor engagement model that comes with every FlexPod. You can also add Cisco Solution Support for a single point of contact for all your FlexPod support needs.

Featured content

Is your IT infrastructure future-ready?

FlexPod facilitates a future-forward IT strategy that shifts with changing technology and business needs.

What are users saying about FlexPod?

FlexPod is the number-one converged infrastructure solution on IT Central Station, a peer review site for IT professionals.

Accelerate Persistent Memory

See the latest Evaluator Group report that shows how memory-accelerated FlexPod® with MAX Data delivers exceptional performance and enterprise-class data management—ahead of the competition.