Cisco UCS and VMware at NetApp Global Dynamic Lab: 1 Wire, 1 Management Point, 1 Hour to 10K Clients
NetApp creates innovative storage and data management solutions that deliver outstanding cost efficiency and accelerate business breakthroughs. With more than 150,000 unified storage systems deployed around the globe in some of the world's most demanding data center environments, NetApp understands customer requirements for product quality and performance. Their challenge is to deliver on-demand server and storage resources for extreme-workloads testing. NetApp builted Engineering as a Service (EaaS) on Cisco/VMware/NetApp IT infrastructure for unprecedented flexibility, responsiveness, and efficiency to overcome these challenges. The results of building Cisco/VMware/NetApp IT infrastructure were maximize storage efficiency: 500GB for 500 VMs, achieve 100 times client capacity at same infrastructure cost, enable one-box NFS, iSCSI, FC, FCoE connectivity and reduce cabiling 78%.