PDF Preview: The Entry-Level FlexPod Solution: Right-Sized for Smaller IT Workloads

by on ‎2012-04-09 07:22 PM

The new entry-level FlexPod offers the same capabilities—but is designed for smaller requirements. NetApp and Cisco created it to better address tight IT budgets and the needs of smaller data centers, or to fill gaps in larger enterprises at satellite offices or for proof of concept. This article explains how we sized the new FlexPod, details the building blocks used, and describes how the new design scales both up and out.


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