Business Challenges - Cisco

Business Challenges - Cisco

FlexPod for VMware Presented Jointly by Cisco, NetApp, and VMware 2010 NetApp, Cisco, and VMware. All Rights Reserved. C97-633564-00 Agenda Todays Business Challenges Next-Generation Data Center The FlexPod Solution FlexPod for VMware Cooperative Support Model 2010 NetApp, Cisco, and VMware. All Rights Reserved. C97-633564-00 2 Business Challenges Create New Services and Generate Revenue Improve Profitability Enable New

Business and Governance Models and Reduce Risk Data Center Plays a Critical Role 2010 NetApp, Cisco, and VMware. All Rights Reserved. C97-633564-00 3 Transform Business with a Next-Generation Data Center 2010 NetApp, Cisco, and VMware. All Rights Reserved. C97-633564-00 4 Making the Journey to the Next-Generation Data Center Proven, Best-in-Class Data Center Solution Optimized for virtualization, with excellent performance, security, and availability Better manageability, and lower TCO Proven architecturesno guesswork

and cooperative support Flexible and Adaptable to Future Needs Proven, flexible configurations; customizable to your needs Easy sizing guide lets you scale up, down, or out to respond to change Simplified evolution to the cloud Improved Agility and Faster Deployment 2010 NetApp, Cisco, and VMware. All Rights Reserved. Reduced risk: integrated and standardized to achieve timely, repeatable, consistent deployments Easy to deploy to respond to growth New services can be launched quickly C97-633564-00 5 Introducing FlexPod The Most Efficient Journey to the Next-Generation Data Center Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers and UCS Manager

Cisco Nexus Family Switches NetApp FAS 10 GE and FCoE Standard, prevalidated, best-inclass infrastructure building blocks Flexible: One platform scales to fit many environments and mixed workloads Add applications and workload Scale up and out Simplified management and repeatable deployments Design and sizing guides Services: Facilitate deployment of different environments 2010 NetApp, Cisco, and VMware. All Rights Reserved. C97-633564-00 6 FlexPod Overview Simplify the Journey to ITaaS ITaaS (Public or Private Cloud) Cooperative Support Zones of Virtualization

SQL SQL Server Server Exch Exch 2010 2010 SAP SAP View View SQL SQL Server Server Exch Share View Exch Share 2010 Pt. View 2010 Pt. Secure Multi-Tenancy

Secure Multi-Tenancy Validated Designs FlexPod Specialized Partner Ecosystem 2010 NetApp, Cisco, and VMware. All Rights Reserved. C97-633564-00 7 FlexPod Benefits Data Center Efficiency Business Agility Simplify the journey to virtualization and cloud with one platform from three industry leaders Flexible platform adapts to a wide range of application workloads and use cases

Reduce OpEx and increase resource utilization Gain transparent integration with existing technology Gain open integration with third-party management tools Flexible infrastructure can grow and scale to meet cloud computing requirements 2010 NetApp, Cisco, and VMware. All Rights Reserved. Reduced Risk Predesigned, validated infrastructure removes guesswork and speeds deployment Provide proactive, predictive, centralized management Identify and resolve problems with 24hours-a-day cooperative support

C97-633564-00 8 Introducing FlexPod for VMware Best-in-Class Solution for Next-Generation Data Center VMware Most widely used, trusted virtualization platform Manages large infrastructure as flexible, dynamic operating environment Get more from your existing IT assets and reduce capital expenses of the data center by up to 60% Significantly lower power, cooling, and space needs and reduce energy costs by up to 80% Cisco UCS Platform No. 1 in Ethernet storage Unifies computing, networking, virtualization, and storage Simplification for superior manageability and lower TCO Cisco Extended Memory Technology Built-in efficiency Deduplication Thin provisioning Faster provisioning Lower TCO

Application environment Cisco Nexus Family Scalability Unified fabric Improved data center utilization Resiliency and simplified management Operational efficiencies 51% less rack space 52% less power 2010 NetApp, Cisco, and VMware. All Rights Reserved. C97-633564-00 9 Introducing FlexPod for VMware Integration Delivers Powerful Benefits Integrate storage administration into VMware vSphere for end-toend virtual machine provisioning and faster cloning NetApp is the only platform that supports a one-wire connection for all protocols NetApp offers the industrys

first and only server-to-storage interconnect for all protocols VMwa re vSphe re Cisco UCS and Cisco Nexus NetAp p Storag e 2010 NetApp, Cisco, and VMware. All Rights Reserved. Cisco VN-Link integration enables superior visibility and ease of management Improve network throughput by up to 30% Reduce memory cost by up to 60% and increase consolidation ratios Integrated management

yields higher productivity and lower costs C97-633564-00 10 FlexPod for VMware: Architecture for Agility Agile, Proven Data Center Solution VMware vSphere and vCenter Cisco UCS B-Series and UCS Manager Cisco Nexus Family switches: Cisco Nexus 1000V NetApp FAS 10 GE and FCoE 2010 NetApp, Cisco, and VMware. All Rights Reserved. Complete data center in one rack cabinet Base configuration supports 1500 users for four popular workload

applications simultaneously VMware Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Microsoft Exchange Microsoft SharePoint Microsoft SQL Server Plus headroom for multiple applications Flexibility to support multiple classes of computing and storage in a single FlexPod C97-633564-00 11 Centralized Management with FlexPod for VMware VMware vCenter Automate workflows Scalable, extensible platform VMware VMware vCenter vCenter Cisco UCS Manager

Embedded unified management Integrated with VMware vCenter Cisco UCS Cisco UCS Manager Manager Apps NetApp Storage Plug-ins NetApp OnCommand Manager suite: automate, analyze, and control Integration with VMware vCenter Server Enable server administrators to perform storage tasks Extensible Open Management 2010 NetApp, Cisco, and VMware. All Rights Reserved. C97-633564-00 12 Cooperative Support Model Building on Years of Cooperative Support Excellence to Create a More Efficient, Flexible, and Scalable Support Solution

NetApp, Cisco, and VMware have years of team experience providing support Expanded and enhanced support resolution process Focused on the most efficient method for resolving customer issues Support available across a full spectrum of support products, new and old More than a single-solution cooperative support model: scales and grows 2010 NetApp, Cisco, and VMware. All Rights Reserved. C97-633564-00 13 FlexPod Cooperative Support Model Working Together to Resolve Your Issues Quickly and Efficiently Customer* Customer* Directly Contacts Vendor Suspected of Problem Cross-Company Cooperation for Enhanced Customer Support Experience Directly Contacts Vendor Suspected of Problem VMware Support

Cisco Support NetApp Support Problem Resolved Case Escalation Case Escalation NetApp Engineering Cisco Engineering VMware Engineering 2010 NetApp, Cisco, and VMware. All Rights Reserved. C97-633564-00 Problem Resolved *Valid customer support contracts with all 3 companies are required 14

FlexPod Cooperative Support Model Benefits Working Together to Make Your World More Efficient Experience faster time to resolution for all FlexPod technologies and products Enhanced support experience through improved cross-company collaboration More efficient multivendor problem resolution with customer-assisted hand-offs Vendor engagement and ownership through problem resolution Global 24-hours-a-day support available 2010 NetApp, Cisco, and VMware. All Rights Reserved. C97-633564-00 15 Start your Journey to the Cloud Today with FlexPod for VMware Cisco Cisco NetApp NetApp VMware VMware Lower risk with simplified, prevalidated, shared architecture

Lower risk with simplified, prevalidated, shared architecture Flexible IT scalable to meet both todays needs and tomorrows Flexible IT scalable to meet both todays needs and tomorrows Reduced TCO and better efficiency Reduced TCO and better efficiency Certified data center specialty partners and cooperative support Certified data center specialty partners and cooperative support For more information, visit www.netapp.com/us/technology/flexpod/ 2010 NetApp, Cisco, and VMware. All Rights Reserved. C97-633564-00 16 16 Thank You 2010 NetApp, Cisco, and VMware. All Rights Reserved. C97-633564-00

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