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
Cisco and NetApp Expand the FlexPod Portfolio
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
Cisco and NetApp drive Software-Defined Infrastructure
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
Accelerating Your Path to the Cloud with FlexPod
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
ChappyChat at Cisco Live – Massive Data Growth, Software-Defined Infrastructures and Bacon!
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!