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FlexPod Datacenter with VMware vSphere 7.0 and NetApp ONTAP 9.7 - Deployment

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John George, Cisco
Sree Lakshmi Lanka, NetApp

This document describes the Cisco and NetApp FlexPod Datacenter with NetApp ONTAP 9.7 on NetApp AFF A400 All Flash storage system, Cisco UCS Manager unified software release 4.1(2) with second-generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processors and VMware vSphere 7.0. Cisco UCS Manager (UCSM) 4.1(2) provides consolidated support of the following:

  • All current Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect models: 6200, 6300, 6324 (Cisco UCS Mini)

  • 6400

  • 2200/2300/2400 series IOM

  • Cisco UCS B-Series

  • Cisco UCS C-Series

Also included are Cisco Intersight and NetApp Active IQ SaaS management platforms.

FlexPod Datacenter with NetApp ONTAP 9.7, Cisco UCS unified software release 4.1(2), and VMware vSphere 7.0 comprise a predesigned, best-practice data center architecture built on the Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS), the Cisco Nexus 9000 family of switches, MDS 9000 multilayer fabric switches, and NetApp AFF A-Series storage arrays running ONTAP 9.7 data management software.