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Today's data center architecture must support a highly-mobile workforce, proliferation of devices, data-driven business models, and be capable of seamlessly incorporating cloud applications and services. To meet these diverse requirements, Cisco offers the Unified Data Center platform, a unified data center architecture that combines compute, storage, network and management into a platform designed to automate IT as a service across physical and virtual environments, resulting in increased budget efficiency, more agile business responsiveness, and simplified IT operations.



Cisco's Unified Data Center provides a complete architecture platform including products and solutions in three critical areas: (use similar block / column design as borderless)

  • Unified Management
    The Unified Management component of Cisco's data center architecture features automation, orchestration, and lifecycle management to simplify deployment and operation of physical/bare metal, virtual, and cloud infrastructure. Cisco assists IT departments with developing a self-service portal and service catalog to quickly deliver on-demand IT services to support business initiatives.
  • Unified Fabric
    The Unified Fabric component of Cisco's data center architecture delivers high-performance data and storage networking to simplify deployment, help ensure quality of experience, and reduce operating costs. Cisco's integrated network services provide high-speed connectivity and high-availability, increase application performance, and reduce security risk in multi-tenant environments.
  • Unified Computing
    Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) anchors the Cisco data center architecture with a highly-scalable, system-level computing solution that integrates computing, access networking, and storage networking. Embedded management capabilities simplify operations across physical, virtual, and cloud infrastructure.
  • Data Center Services
    Smart, personalized services from Cisco and our authorized partners help you realize the full value of your data center investment.

Integrated Solutions

Cisco Unified Data Center is the optimum platform for Cisco Hosted Collaboration solutions and the foundation of pretested and pre-configured solution stacks such as Flex Pod Infrastructure Platforms. Open standards and APIs allow for integration and management of hardware and software solutions from Cisco ecosystem partners, providing flexibility to data center architecture. 

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Comstor is the only FlexPod certified distributor in South Africa and developed an in-depth partner on boarding programme  


Get a Pretested, Validated Infrastructure

Cisco and NetApp have collaborated to create FlexPod, a pre-validated data center solution built on a flexible, shared infrastructure. This predesigned base configuration can:


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  • Scale easily
  • Be optimized for a variety of mixed application workloads
  • Be configured for virtual desktop or server infrastructure, secure multi-tenancy, or cloud environments

Simplify Your Data Center Transformation

FlexPod is built on leading computing, networking, storage, and infrastructure software components. It provides an ideal virtualized data center solution through:

  • Validated technologies from industry leaders in computing, storage, networking, and server virtualization
  • One platform built from unified compute, fabric, and storage technologies, with popular and trusted software virtualization
  • Integrated components that help enable you to centrally manage all your infrastructure pools
  • An open design management framework that integrates with your existing third-party infrastructure management solutions

Customize and Optimize

FlexPod can scale up for greater performance and capacity, or scale out for environments that need consistent, multiple deployments. You can size and optimize FlexPod to accommodate different use cases, including application workloads such as:

  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Microsoft Exchange 2010
  • Microsoft SharePoint
  • Virtual desktop infrastructure (VMware View)
  • Secure multitenancy (SMT) environments

Engage With a FlexPod Premium Partner

Enterprise and service provider customers face tremendous challenges when transitioning data center platforms to become more agile, cost effective, and secure to serve the needs of their business. By engaging with a FlexPod Premium Partner, you can receive the expertise and experience needed to meet your business objectives and get the most from your investment.Cisco and NetApp work together to validate that our FlexPod Premium Partners have met the highest certification standards from both companies, and communicate directly with each of these partners in our FlexPod Premium Partner advisory board.

 

Contact

Bridget Nkuna

Marketing Director

+27118489000

Bridget.nkuna@westcon.com