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FlexPod Winter Leadership Update

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NetApp FlexPod continues its Converged Infrastructure leadership with new validated designs and program enhancements -- here's the latest FlexPod news as of Winter 2013/14.

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  • 1. Converged Infrastructure Leadership Winter 2013 Distribute. Cisco and NetApp Confidential. For Internal Use Only. Do Not 2014 NetApp. All rights reserved.
  • 2. FlexPod Winter Announcement Highlights Announcing 6 new validated designs, including - Validation with Cisco Nexus 6000 and 9000 Series switch FlexPod now offers validated designs covering the breadth of Nexus data center switches - Update to the award-winning Microsoft Private Cloud design, now with faster performance and non-disruptive operations with NetApp Data ONTAP 8.2 FlexPod Program news - Microsoft, worlds largest software company, joins FlexPod Cooperative Support program - FlexPod Unified Financing a single program to accelerate converged infrastructure solution sales, now Generally Available Information Available Today - Web updates, Collateral, Sales Tools, Social media 2014 NetApp. All rights reserved. 2
  • 3. FlexPod Leadership 2014 NetApp. All rights reserved. 3
  • 4. FlexPod Leadership Proofpoints 3,300+ customers, 100%+ growth with 100+ public references "Best of TechEd" award for the FlexPod with Microsoft Private Cloud Windows IT Pro Silver award for Best Hardware appliance Broadest selection of validated hypervisor-based and bare-metal designs, including vSphere, Hyper-V, XenServer, KVM, and OVM Leading ecosystem: 4 of 5 world's largest software cos. - VMware, Microsoft, SAP, Oracle - and Citrix, Red Hat, Cloudera, Hortonworks Massive channel adoption with 1,000+ resellers in 84 countries Leading resellers including 13 of the 15 world's largest SIs Leading results: customers see 120 percent ROI, breakeven in 9 mns Leading savings: Customer-validated savings in time, cost, equipment, space and energy: Guaranteed 50% savings vs. traditional storage 2014 NetApp. All rights reserved. 4
  • 5. Why FlexPod? Worlds most Efficient, Flexible Converged Infrastructure Flexible FlexPod Use existing equipment Scale, Flex as needed Architecture Rigid Performance 2014 NetApp. All rights reserved. Purpose Efficiency
  • 6. FlexPod also Leads in overall IT Interest Of the following integrated systems, which ones are you evaluating, running in a test or pilot environment, or running in production? Cisco/NetApp FlexPod/ExpressPod 16.9% HP VirtualSystem 4.5% 10.4% Dell Active System 9.4% Dell vStart 9.7% HP AppSystem 4.2% 9.4% 22.4% 13.6% 2.9% 13.0% 4.5% 6.5% 3.2% 8.1% IBM PureData 8.1% 3.6% 6.2% IBM PureApp 8.4% 3.2% 5.8% Oracle Exadata 5.8% IBM PureFlex 3.2% 6.8% 0% 8.1% 2.6% 5% 10% 7.5% 15% Evaluating 20% Testing 25% 30% 35% 40% 45% Running in production environment N = 308 Base = All Respondents, multiple responses permitted Source: IDC Converged and Integrated Systems End-User Survey, July, 2013 6 2014 NetApp. All rights reserved.
  • 7. Whats New? FlexPod new Validated designs 2014 NetApp. All rights reserved. 7
  • 8. FlexPod Winter 2014 Technical Payload Announcing the latest FlexPod reference architectures CVD Description Date FlexPod Datacenter with Microsoft Private Cloud Brings clustered Data ONTAP and SMB 3.0 to MSFT Private Cloud design; also with Fast Track validation Nov 18 FlexPod Datacenter with Citrix CloudPlatform powered by Apache CloudStack Citrixs commercial CloudStack offering; cloud management for the enterprise with Amazon-style scale, elasticity and efficiency Dec 13 FlexPod Datacenter with VMware vSphere 5.1U1 Currency update for core FlexPod architecture adding latest update of vSphere 5.1, and CDOT 8.2 Announced at past VMworld Dec 24 FlexPod Datacenter with Cisco Nexus 6000 Series Switches Adding validation for new Nexus 6000 switch to replace 5000 series; more ports, lower latency Jan 9 FlexPod Express with VMware vSphere 5.1U1 Converged Infrastructure for MSEs; Update to existing FlexPod Express design with CDOT 8.2, vSphere 5.1U1 Feb 28 FlexPod Datacenter with Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches FlexPod now offers validated designs covering the breadth of Nexus data center switches with this ACIready design Mar 25 2014 NetApp. All rights reserved. 8
  • 9. FlexPod Datacenter with Microsoft Private Cloud Converged cloud solution now with clustered Data ONTAP Focuses on advanced capabilities of Clustered Data ONTAP for Private Clouds, especially for Microsoft Private Clouds with Windows Server and Hyper-V, SMB 3.0 For Enterprises, MSPs and Telcos Update to current FlexPod with Microsoft Private Cloud - With Clustered Data ONTAP 8.2 - Key Win Server 2012 features: Offloaded Data Transfer (ODX), SMB 3.0 - New version of Cisco UCS Manager 2.1(2) / Del Mar MR2 Microsoft Private Cloud Fast Track 3.0 certified Multiple validated design documents - CVD Deployment guide (650 pages!), CVD Design guide, NVA 2014 NetApp. All rights reserved. 9
  • 10. FlexPod Datacenter with Citrix CloudPlatform powered by Apache CloudStack Leading Converged Infrastructure for Citrix Cloud Solutions Follows Citrix joining Cooperative Support this past Fall Citrix CloudPlatform - Flexible, open cloud orchestration platform Powered by Apache CloudStack - Open source cloud computing software for creating, managing, and deploying infrastructure cloud services. Cloud management for enterprise workloads with Amazon-style scale, elasticity and efficiency XenDesktop designs planned to publish next quarter 2014 NetApp. All rights reserved. 10
  • 11. FlexPod Datacenter with VMware vSphere 5.1U1 Updates FlexPod platform for key element components Architecture and deployment procedures of an infrastructure composed of Cisco, NetApp, and VMware virtualization that uses FCoE-based storage serving NAS and SAN protocols Purpose - Validate latest software stack to maintain FlexPod solution currency - Introduce new features of ONTAP 8.2 (e.g. QoS, switchless cluster, etc.) Will be base design for other validations such as Nexus 6000 Key new features - Clustered and 7-Mode Data ONTAP 8.2 P4, UCS Manager 2.1, vSphere 5.1U1 - Will use new Intel Ivy Bridge-based UCS servers 2014 NetApp. All rights reserved. 11
  • 12. FlexPod Datacenter with Cisco Nexus 6000 Series Switches Increased Network Capacity & Performance, Headroom for Growth Upgrade to Nexus 5000 Series-based design Benefits - Customers: Increased capacity, performance, scalability - Partners: Capitalize on network refresh cycle For Enterprises and Service providers Key features - Up to 96 40 GE ports or 384 10 GE ports in a 4 RU - L2 and L3 functionality at line rate and 1 s latency - FEX support, comprehensive analytics tool Use scenarios - 40GE, Compact aggregation, Large scale L2/L3, HPC, Multi-hop FCoE Validated design documents - Also Implementation guides for 7-mode and CDOT 2014 NetApp. All rights reserved. 12
  • 13. FlexPod Datacenter with Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches Validated design for ACI-Ready FlexPod The new Cisco Nexus 9000 Series deliver high scalability and performance, and exceptional energy efficiency in compact form factor Purpose - Uses new Nexus 9300 Standalone/TOR Ethernet switch - Supports NetApp/FlexPod participation in Cisco launch of Nexus 9000 / ACI - Foundational solution for future FlexPod with Nexus 9000 Fabric, targeting May Key new features - Nexus 9300 Standalone - iSCSI, NFS, CIFS - CDOT support only - UCSM: Del Mar MR2 - VMware vSphere 5.1U1 2014 NetApp. All rights reserved. 13
  • 14. FlexPod Express with VMware vSphere 5.1U1 The Benefits of Converged Infrastructure for Mid-sized Business Update to existing FlexPod Express design - ONTAP 8.2 p4 (Clustered & 7-Mode) - Hypervisor & O/S VMware 5.1U1 & Windows Server 2012 R2 For Mid-Size Enterprise, Enterprises with smaller workloads or remote office/branch office needs Go to market will leverage VMware PEX event To be followed by similar Hyper-V design in 90 days tentative NetApp Implementation guide 2014 NetApp. All rights reserved. 14
  • 15. New Programs for Winter FlexPod Cooperative Support and FlexPod Unified Financing 2014 NetApp. All rights reserved. 15
  • 16. Newest Cooperative Support partner: Microsoft Extending simplified support for more ISVs, now including Microsoft Adds Hyper-V, Windows Server, System Center, VDI no other apps MSFT being added to joint escalation procedures Becoming part of RTP Cooperative Support Lab 2014 NetApp. All rights reserved. FlexPod Blue = Cooperative support Green = Coordination via TSANet.org
  • 17. FlexPod Unified Financing Maximize your Purchasing Power New joint customer financing program through NetApp and Cisco Provides unified portfolio of innovative options to finance the FlexPod portfolio Allows you to present a single proposal that covers the entire technical solution Added benefit of efficient processing and occasional promotions 2014 NetApp. All rights reserved. 17
  • 18. Summary FlexPod Value in Review 2014 NetApp. All rights reserved. 18
  • 19. Recent FlexPod Customer Successes State of Alaska Enterprise Tech Services used FlexPod with VMware vSphere virtualized 95% servers for substantial cost avoidance, and now delivers services 66% faster Service Provider Exostar accelerated deployment of SaaS offerings by 40%, Improved data throughput by 30%-40%, Reduced IT management and maintenance time by 20%, and Enhanced efficiency of IT staff, allowing each FTE to manage up to 40% more data Mercy Health Systems moved to single, patient electronic health record system on FlexPod; virtualization provided IT agility, and system high availability/DR provided ability to survive an F5 Tornado Multi-national Ingersoll improved data availability, security, and system performance and provisioning through virtualization on FlexPod Government IT service provider ActionNet now does more projects, and deploys customers in weeks versus months; specifically a VDI environment can be deployed in less than two days vs. two weeks Muscogee Creek Nation casino deployed FlexPod with VMware to reduce downtime; also reduced time to deploy new services by up to 75% and recouped 30% of storage through deduplication 2014 NetApp. All rights reserved. 19
  • 20. FlexPod Winter Announcement Summary Converged Infrastructure Leadership 6 new Validated designs - Microsoft Private Cloud, CloudPlatform, vSphere 5.1U1, Nexus 6000 and 9000 Series Switches, FlexPod Express FlexPod Program news Microsoft joining FlexPod Cooperative Support program FlexPod Unified Financing Upcoming Events VMware PEX, Intl Oracle User Group, Red Hat Summit Information Available Today - NetApp.com/FlexPod FlexPodCommunity.com FlexPodPartners.com (NetApp partners only) 2014 NetApp. All rights reserved. 20