Last week Pure Storage launched FlashStack CI – our Converged Infrastructure with Cisco and VMware. Based on the volume of coverage from the press and analysts it appears we hit the mark. With a market currently estimated in excess of $6B USD (per Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Integrated Systems), the Converged Infrastructure (CI) market is … [Read more...] about FlashStack CI: Why all-flash advances the converged infrastructure market
Since its launch in 2010, FlexPod has been a tremendous success with more than 2,400 customers in 35 countries globally. Building upon this success Cisco and NetApp are expanding the platform to support a broader set of deployments, workloads and applications through new offerings, products and validated designs. FlexPod Select joins FlexPod and FlexPod to round out the … [Read more...] about Cisco and NetApp Expand the FlexPod Portfolio
Prior to taking a break to celebrate the July 4th holiday, NetApp wrapped up an fantastic week at Cisco Live where the topic of software-defined infrastructure emerged as top of mind and was prominent in breakout sessions and keynote presentations. Interesting announcements from Cisco around their software-defined networking strategy and a focus of driving towards and … [Read more...] about Cisco and NetApp drive Software-Defined Infrastructure
Keith Barto, Architect at Cisco, stopped by the NetApp campus to share his perspective on accelerating customers' path to the cloud with FlexPod. … [Read more...] about Accelerating Your Path to the Cloud with FlexPod
AT Cisco LIve in London I sat down for a 'ChappyChat' with Craig Chapman of VCE. We had an off-the-cuff chat about the state of datacenter transformations including the massive rate of data growth and the challenges facing customers, the foth-coming wave of Software-Defined Infrastructures, views on shared-nothing technologies, communities, bacon and Chappy's brother … [Read more...] about ChappyChat at Cisco Live – Massive Data Growth, Software-Defined Infrastructures and Bacon!